Search Legislation

The London Government Order 1965

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format. The electronic version of this UK Statutory Instrument has been contributed by Westlaw and is taken from the printed publication. Read more

Parish books, etc

37.—(1) The public books, writings and papers of a parish named in column (1) of the following table (except any such document containing entries wholly or in part relating to the affairs of the church or to ecclesiastical charities or to parochial non-ecclesiastical charities) and all documents directed by law to be kept therewith shall be deposited in such custody as may be agreed between the London borough councils specified in respect of such parish in column (2) or, failing such approval and agreement, as may be directed by the Minister.

The parish of Wandsworth BoroughThe London borough councils of Lambeth and Wandsworth
The parish of Borough of WoolwichThe London borough councils of Greenwich and Newham
The parish of BarkingThe London borough councils of Barking and Newham
The parish of DagenhamThe London borough councils of Barking and Redbridge
The parish of Chislehurst and SidcupThe London borough councils of Bexley and Bromley

(2) Any ratepayer, inhabitant, incumbent or churchwarden of the area of a parish named in column (1) of the table in paragraph (1) or of the area of the parish of Chigwell to be comprised in the London borough of Redbridge shall at all times be entitled to the rights to which he would have been entitled if this order had not been made of inspecting and making extracts from such books, documents, writings and papers of such parish as are referred to in paragraph (1)

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources