Petersham, St Peter: Parish Records
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- SHC Ref No: P48
- Repository: Surrey History Centre, Woking
- Date: 1574 - 1898
- Format: Archives
- Description: Only a single volume, a parish book, 1769-1833, reflects the close relationship between Kew and Petersham, including pew plans of both churches, a terrier of Kew and a plan of Kew church. The remainder of the records deposited relate to Petersham alone and include parish registers from 1574, a minute book and papers relating to the enlargement of Petersham Church 1838-1842, vestry minutes 1712-1796 and 1802-1898, a poor rate book 1845, a valuation c.1838-1839 and a terrier of property held in aid of the rate c.1840, and a register of poor apprentices (containing only three entries) 1833-1839. The deposit also includes minutes and accounts of the trustees appointed under an Act 'for Emending, Lighting and Watching the Highways or Roads within the Town, Village or Chapelry of Petersham', from their first meeting in May 1773.
- Level: Collection
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- Access Status: Open. There are no access restrictions.
- Provenance: Deposited by the Vicar and Parochial Church Council in 1957, 1967 and 1970.
- For more information contact: Surrey History Centre Collections Catalogue
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