SUTTON, BENHILTON, ALL SAINTS, PARISH RECORDS, 1865 - 1989

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Details of SUTTON, BENHILTON, ALL SAINTS, PARISH RECORDS, 1865 - 1989
Title: SUTTON, BENHILTON, ALL SAINTS, PARISH RECORDS, 1865 - 1989
Reference: 3744
Description:

The deposited records include baptism registers from 1865, and marriage and burial registers from 1866 (3744/1/-). There are minutes of the vestry from 1866 (3744/6/-) and of the Church Council, later Parochial Church Council, from 1919 (3744/7/-). Items of interest on the fabric of the church include papers relating to the new altar and reredos at the east end of the church installed in 1934 (3744/5/32) and the minutes of the restoration appeal committee, 1945 - 1957 (3744/5/21). There is a fine series of parish magazines, beginning in 1878 (3744/10/-).

 

3744/1/ Registers and services, 1865 - 1988

 

3744/2/ Incumbent and benefice, 1895 - 1986

 

3744/3/ Other staff, 1928 - 1962

 

3744/4/ Churchwardens, 1879 - 1929

 

3744/5/ Fabric and property, 1863 - 1989

 

3744/6/ Vestry, 1866 - 1931

 

3744/7/ Parochial Church Council, 1919 - 1988

 

3744/8/ School, 1902 - 1946

 

3744/9/ Charities, 1939 - 1963

 

3744/10/ Parish magazines, 1878 - 1968

 

3744/11/ Church organisations, 1954 - 1961

Date: 1865 - 1988
Held by: London Borough of Sutton: Archives & Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Arrangement:

3744/1/ Registers and services, 1865 - 1988

 

3744/2/ Incumbent and benefice, 1895 - 1986

 

3744/3/ Other staff, 1928 - 1962

 

3744/4/ Churchwardens, 1879 - 1929

 

3744/5/ Fabric and property, 1863 - 1989

 

3744/6/ Vestry, 1866 - 1931

 

3744/7/ Parochial Church Council, 1919 - 1988

 

3744/8/ School, 1902 - 1946

 

3744/9/ Charities, 1939 - 1963

 

3744/10/ Parish magazines, 1878 - 1968

 

3744/11/ Church organisations, 1954 - 1961

Language: English
Extent: 288 documents
Administrative History:

The parish of All Saints, Benhilton was created out of the parish of Sutton in 1863. The church, built in the Decorated style, was consecrated in March 1866 and with the site, parsonage house, schools and the endowment cost £24000 of which £18000 was contributed by Thomas Alcock of Kingswood.

 

The church premises were struck in June and July 1944 by flying bombs which destroyed the school buildings and the church hall and severely damaged the church and parsonage house. In August 1986 the church was damaged by fire after lightning struck the tower.

Creator Names:
  • Church of England, All Saint's Parish, Benhilton
Immediate Source Of Acquisition:
  • Deposited by the Vicar and Parochial Church Council in April 1990.

Related Material:
  • See 3810 for further registers, records of the Parochial Church Council and parish magazines.

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