Catalogue description Records of Potton Congregational Church (United Reformed Church)

This record is held by Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

Details of Z 771
Reference: Z 771
Title: Records of Potton Congregational Church (United Reformed Church)
Date: 1834-1984

General Administration


Z 771/1 Church minute and record books (including church rolls and marriages, 1850-1975, baptisms 1851-1986 and burials 1892-1898, 1932-1935 1848-1957


Z 771/2 Deacons' meetings minute books (for minutes 1945-1957 see Z 771/1/3) 1930-1944


Z 771/3 Church engagement diaries 1941-1984


Z 771/4 Chapel fabric and buildings. Plans and papers 1903-1960


Z 771/5 Agreements; insurance; appointment of trustees 1892-1955


Z 771/6 General correspondence, including proposed church amalgamations 1904-1936


Z 771/7 Church newsletters 1955-1986


Z 771/8 Church rolls. Includes lists of ministers and Sunday school members (see also Z 771/1) 1848-1936


Financial Records


Z 771/9 Account books and ledgers 1846-1923


Z 771/10 Statements of accounts 1892-1959


Z 771/11 Cash and cash analysis books 1911-1970


Z 771/12 Receipted bills 1919-1973


Church Miscellaneous


Z 771/13 Printed posters, leaflets and centenary history 1899-c1961


Z 771/14 Photographs c1890-1900


Miscellaneous - no apparent connection with church affairs


Z 771/15 Miscellaneous records 1834-c.1919

Held by: Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Potton Congregational Church

Physical description: 15 series
Immediate source of acquisition:



received on 7 October 1992.

  • Potton, Bedfordshire
Administrative / biographical background:

The church was founded in 1846, the foundation stone laid on 8 October 1847, opened for public worship on 4 July 1848 and closed c.1987. A history of the church, compiled in 1903, is in the first minute book (Z 771/1/1) and a centenary booklet was published in 1948 (Z 771/13/5).

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