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Records of groups outside the Established church (18th and 19th centuries).

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The Commissions for building fifty new churchesThe minute books, 1711-27, a calendar

M.H. Port (editor) (1986)
Records of the body charged with building new churches to provide for the rapidly growing population of London after the Great Fire. Amongst these 50 churches were several by Nicholas Hawksmoor.

Committees for Repeal of the Test and Corporation ActsMinutes 1786-90 and 1827-8

Thomas W. Davis (editor) (1978)
The minutes of two committees of London Dissenters (ministers and laymen) for the repeal of these two Acts, the second of which was eventually successful. From MSS in the Guildhall Library, reproduced by permission of the London Record Society.

Richard Hutton's complaints bookThe notebook of the Steward of the Quaker workhouse at Clerkenwell, 1711-1737

Timothy V. Hitchcock (editor) (1987)
The notebook of the steward of a radical eighteenth-century experiment in co-operativism, from a MS held in the archives of the Friends' School, Saffron Walden. By permission of the London Record Society.

Two Calvinistic Methodist Chapels 1743-1811The London tabernacle and Spa Fields chapel

Edwin Welch (editor) (1975)
Constitutes almost the only surviving sources for these two important London chapels. From records in the National Library of Wales and Cheshunt College, Cambridge, by permission of the London Record Society.