Dr Williams's Library

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14 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AG. A library and archive of Nonconformity. Of particular use is John Evans's list of dissenting congregations (1715), MS 34‐4, which gives the numerical strengths of meetings throughout England and Wales. A voluntary General Register of Births for Dissenters was opened on 1 January 1743. This contains entries from many parts of Britain, but particularly for London, until the introduction of civil registration in 1837.

Subjects: Bibliography — History.

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