London Metropolitan Archives - Item Details

LONDON METHODIST MISSION (NORTH WEST) CIRCUIT

Date of Creation:

1896 - 1982

Reference Code:

ACC/2313

Scope and Content:
  • Records of the London Mission (North-West) Circuit, including Quarterly Meetings Attendance book, 1964 - 1983; correspondence, memoranda and accounts, 1978 - 1984.

    Records of the Paddington Methodist Circuit including Local preachers' meetings minute book, 1897 - 1910; Circuit schedule books, 1920 - 1947; trust schedules, 1932 - 1949 and schedule of contributions from 1939-1943 made by the circuit to the Methodist Church London Mission and Extension Committee, 1944.

    Register of baptisms for Cambridge Road Methodist Church (Feb 1929 - Dec 1933) and Percy Road Methodist Church (May 1938 - July 1946).

    Records of the Fernhead Road Methodist Church including books of baptism certificate stubs 1964 - 1981; book of marriage certificate stubs for marriages in 1964, and 1977-1982; Trustees' meetings minute book, 1953 - 1977; Trust and Society general account books, 1956 - 1979; Finance Committee minute book, 1964 - 1971; Finance Committee (later Finance and Property Committee) Secretary's file, 1974 - 1978; correspondence and memoranda, 1972 - 1979; rebuilding accounts book, 1954 - 1964; invoices and receipts, 1958 - 1971; Leaders' meetings minute books, 1941 - 1966; cash book, 1940 - 1955; collection journal, 1957 - 1969; Youth Club account book; 1960 - 1967; pulpit notices books, 1967 - 1986; services programme for centenary services, 1985.

    Fowell Street Methodist Church, Harrow Road Methodist Church and Seymour Place Methodist Church register of baptisms, 1896 - 1933.

    Gospel Oak Methodist Church Parish magazine (centenary edition), 1982.

    Kensal Rise Methodist Church Trustees' meetings minute book, 1949 - 1977; Trustees' file regarding church fabric and site, including plans, planning applications and correspondence, 1965 - 1977; Trustees' file regarding damage by fire and vandalism, 1966 - 1979; Trustees' files regarding renovation and sale of church, 1977 - 1980; plans, 1974 - 1979; Leaders' meetings minute book, 1936 - 1947 and 1965 - 1973.

    Sutherland Avenue Methodist Church registers of baptisms, 1873 - 1979 and Trustees' meetings minute book, 1937 - 1959.

    Quex Road Methodist Church pulpit notices book, 1980 - 1982.
Extent: 1.65 linear metres
Classification: NON-ESTABLISHED RELIGIONS
Site Location: London Metropolitan Archives
Level of Description:
    Collection

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Administrative History:
  • A Methodist circuit is normally a group of churches in a local area served by a team of ministers. A minister will have pastoral charge of one or more churches, but will preach and lead worship in different local churches in the circuit, along with local preachers. The arrangements for leading worship in a circuit are drawn up in a quarterly Plan.
Copyright: Depositor
Source of Acquisition:
  • ACC/2313
  • Deposited in Aug 1986
Access Restrictions: These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 2018
Physical Condition: Fit
Arrangement: Circuit records; Church records
Related Material: For records of London Methodist Mission (North West) Circuit see also: ACC/1848, ACC/1945, ACC/2503, and N/M/27/1-13. Baptisms for Fernhead Road 1885-1949 and other papers including those of the Sunday School, 1886-1934, the Paddington Circuit, the North West London Mission and the South Kilburn Mission, are held at the City of Westminster Archives Centre, Ref: M:Acc 556.