CHESTER LITTLE ST. JOHN AL. ST. JOHN WITHOUT THE NORTHGATE Parish

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Details of P103
Reference: P103
Title: CHESTER LITTLE ST. JOHN AL. ST. JOHN WITHOUT THE NORTHGATE Parish
Description:

Register of Christenings

 

Registers of Services

 

Register of Attendances at Church Services

Date: 1916-1951
Held by: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Church of England, Chester Little St John Parish, Cheshire

Church of England, Chester St John Without the Northgate Parish, Cheshire

Physical description: 1 Series
Immediate source of acquisition:

Acc. 1946 pt.

 

The register was deposited by the Vicar in August 1973.

 

Received

 

From Canon R S Lunt

 

The Rectory, 1 Vicar's Lane

 

Chester CH1 1QX

 

Date 12 Sep. 1984 Accession No 3523 Class Ref. P103/3523/1-2

Subjects:
  • Chester, Cheshire
Administrative / biographical background:

The church of Little St. John al. St. John without the Northgate was the church of an extra-parochial precinct and served the ancient foundation of the Hospital of St. John. The building became the property of the City Municipal Charities Trustees in 1852, and was restored two years later. It had its own incumbent and cure of souls until 1948 when a vacancy occurred. The Vicar of St. Oswald parish became priest in charge, and in 1967 the two benefices were formally united as 'The united benefice of St. Oswald with Little St. John, Chester'. The building ceased to be used for church purposes in 1969 when a faculty was granted confirming a lease by the Municipal Charities Trustees to Chester Corporation for secular use

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