The Queen Anne Churches (MS 2690-2750)

Papers of the Commission for the Building of Fifty New Churches (the Queen Anne Churches) in and around London, appointed by Act of Parliament in 1711. These include minute books, correspondence, financial records and plans, 1711-59. Of the fifty churches, only ten new churches were built and two existing churches were rebuilt.

A micropublication of the Queen Anne Churches records is available from World Microfilms.

Further information is available in:

Bill, E.G.W., The Queen Anne Churches. A catalogue of the papers in Lambeth Palace Library of the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches in London and Westminster, 1711-1759, (London,1979). Includes an introduction by Howard Colvin, pp. ix-xxi.
Port, M.H. The Commissions for Building Fifty New Churches. The minute books, 1711-1727. A calendar (London Record Society, vol. 23, 1986). This is available online.