The Church of Scotland

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

The Church of Scotland

Parallel form(s) of name

  • CoS

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1560-present

History

The Church of Scotland is one of the largest organisations in the country. They have over 350,000 members, with more regularly involved in local congregations and our work. Within the organisation,they have around 800 ministers serving in parishes and chaplaincies, supported by more than 1500 professional and administrative staff. Most of the parishes are in Scotland, but there are also churches in England, Europe and overseas.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0091

Institution identifier

GB 1847

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

The Church of Scotland. 2016. About us. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/. [Accessed 20 October 2016].

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