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Reference NumberP/ATK
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TitlePapers of Stanley Bean Atkinson (1873-1910), the Rev. John William Atkinson (1847-1916) and the Rev. John Atkinson (1824-1901) of Latimer Congregational Church, Mile End
Date(s)c 1883-1960
DescriptionLetters of condolence on the death of Stanley Bean Atkinson, 1910; letter concerning clock tower set up in his honour; letters, etc. concerning commemoration of 50th anniversary of his death and biography, probably written by his younger sister Florence, 1960; annual letters sent by Councillor Stanley B. Atkinson to the electors of the N.E. Ward of Mile End.

Sermons preached by the Rev. John William Atkinson (1847-1916) and the Rev. John Atkinson (1824-1901).
Extent2 files and 198 items
AdminHistoryThese papers relate to three generations of the Atkinson family.

The Rev. John Atkinson (1824-1901) was born in Otley, Yorkshire.

The Rev. John William Atkinson (1847-1916) was born in Hunslet in Yorkshire, the son of the Rev. John Atkinson and Ann (nee Wainwright). He was pastor of the Latimer Congregational Chapel, Mile End for fifty years.

Dr. Stanley Bean Atkinson (1873-1910) was born in Old Ford Road, the son of the Rev. John William Atkinson and Emily Celia Atkinson (nee Bean). After qualifying as a doctor and barrister he devoted much of his time to public service in Stepney. He was a progressive Liberal member of the Stepney Borough Council from 1903 until his premature death and was vice chairman of the Mile End Board of Guardians. He was also involved in many of the activities undertaken by Latimer Congregational Chapel.
CustodialHistoryThe papers were given by Mrs. Hilary M. Lawden, great granddaughter of the Rev. John William Atkinson in 2000. For related material, some of which was also given by Mrs. Lawden, see the records of Latimer Congregational Church (ref. W/LAT).
RelatedMaterialFor related material, some of which was also given by Mrs. Lawden, see the records of Latimer Congregational Church, Mile End (collection reference W/LAT) and Research Papers of Hilary M Lawden (collection reference P/LAW).
SubjectCongregational chapels
Access StatusOpen
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