Subfonds CHA - Chapel

Identity area

Reference code





  • 1846 - 2022 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

A collection made up of seven sub-series. Material in this collection consists of paper, photographs, negatives, books, CDs, records, digital, and material/wood/ metal items.
5 boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Items have been acquired from many different sources over several years.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This series focuses on the history of Oakham School Chapel and religious services at the school. Early records dating from 1846 to the present day, content includes sub series on services, ephemera, the choir, the organ, the Chapel council and the millennium celebrations.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

As far as is recorded, these items are fully appraised into the collection.


Accruals expected for services sub-series. This could possibly be on a yearly basis.

System of arrangement

This sub-fonds is split into 10 series, and any digital files are stored in folders that replicate the series arrangement.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

GDPR concerns relating to baptism, marriage and memorial services. As such, items should be individually reviewed and some elements may need to be redacted from view.

Conditions governing reproduction

Specific conditions for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.

Any request to reproduce material externally must be approved in advance by the School Archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Specific characteristics for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.

Finding aids

Series CHA/1 located in A3; series CHA/2-10 are located in Cupboard 1.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Name access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Oakham School, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom.

Institution identifier

Oakham School.

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion



  • English



Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Physical storage

  • Shelf: Oakham School Archives