subfonds UR/LEN - New Lendal Congregational Church, York

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New Lendal Congregational Church, York


  • [1798]-1997 (Creation)

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0.17 cubic metres

10 boxes

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Constitution, 1963.

Church meeting and leadership records, comprising Church Meeting minutes, 1816-1995; Deacons’ Meeting minutes (later Elders’ Meetings), 1886-1994; records relating to pastors, 1816-1961.

Church membership records, comprising registers of church members, 1816-1994; church year books, 1841; and correspondence, 1949-1960s.

Records of sacraments and services, comprising registers of baptisms, 1798-1990, marriages, 1948-1993, and funerals, 1962-1992; special services papers, 1879-1962; correspondence, 1924-1961; and sermon notes, 1832-1841.

Financial records, comprising general account books, 1924-1949; building accounts book, 1891-1902; balance sheets, 1889-1960.

Youth organisation papers, comprising Sunday School records, 1854-1970s; Girls’ Life Brigade records, 1960; and Boys’ Brigade records, 1962-1963.

Records of New Lendal Community House (previously New Lendal Institute), 1946-1964.

Building and property records, comprising deeds and legal papers, 1835-1960s; plans, 1956; and correspondence, 1902-1962.

Records relating to Mission and evangelism, 1880-1960s.

Records of social events and organisations and fundraising, 1892-1990.

Church magazines and news-sheets, 1897-1994.

Records relating to written histories of the congregation, 19th century-1997.

Pictures, photographs and prints, comprising engravings of Reverend Parsons, early 19th century; photograph of Russell Thomas, c.1888-1895; and interior of church at Harvest Festival, 1904.


Further accruals are not expected.

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The archive comprises the records of New Lendal Congregational Church, 1816-1972, and the United Reform Church of New Lendal, 1972-1995.

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  • English

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