fonds PR/Ac/A - Parish records of Acomb, St Aidan, Ridgeway

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Parish records of Acomb, St Aidan, Ridgeway


  • 1965-2006 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.008 cubic metres

1 box

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Name of creator

(fl 1965-)

Administrative history

The church of St Aidan was built in 1965 as a chapel of ease to Acomb parish, serving the new Chapelfields housing estate.

St Aidan and St Stephen's, Acomb later combined to become a two church parish.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 1989 by the incumbent. Further additions were made to the archive in 1992, 1997 and 2013.

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Scope and content

Includes baptism register, 1965-1997; service registers, 1965-1984, 1995-2006; electoral roll, 1982, with revisions to 1990; minutes books of the St Aidan's Committee, a sub committee of the joint St Stephen's and St Aidan's Parochial Church Council, 1979-1987; inventory, 1970.


Further accruals are expected.

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Conditions governing access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Conditions governing reproduction

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

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Finding aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute. This includes all material received up to and including 1997. Later material has not yet been catalogued, please contact the Borthwick Institute for further information.

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The parish records of Acomb, St Stephen are also deposited at the Borthwick Institute.

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Institution identifier

GB 193

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 09.11.15




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