City freedom archives at the Corporation of London Records Office

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Corporation of London , [London]
Statement[by Vivienne Aldous].
SeriesC.L.R.O. research guide -- no.1
ContributionsAldous, Vivienne.
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Please note that the Corporation of London Record Office is administered by the London Metropolitan Archives: City of London and no longer operates as a separate archive repository.

All records formerly held by the repository are now held at London Metropolitan Archives. ARCHON code: If you are an archivist or custodian of this archive you. Get friendly, City freedom archives at the Corporation of London Records Office book advice on everything there to see and do in London from expert advisors at the City of London Corporation's Information Centre.

a) All records created or received by an employee of The Corporation of the City of London in the course of official business are subject to City records management practices and procedures.

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b) It is the responsibility of every City employee holding or maintaining City records to deliver all such records to his or her successors or to the City. The survival rate of the Corporation records has been high, and many are now calendared, indexed, or usefully described, in print or MS.

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Smith, A Guide to the Records in the Corporation of London Records Office and the Guildhall Library Muniment Room (). The Freedom of the City of London is a recognition awarded to people who have achieved success, recognition or celebrity in their chosen field.

Honorary Freedom of the City of London is a recognition of lifetime achievement or high international standing, and is much rarer than the broader Freedom of the City. See City Freedom Archives at the Corporation of London Records Office, by Vivienne Aldous (CLRO Research Guide No.

1,revised ); and 'The Archives of the Freedom of the City of London ', by Vivienne Aldous in the Genealogists' Magazine, Vol. 23, No. 4 (Dec ). DESCRIPTION NOTES.

Note. Becoming a King's Freeman in the City of London Records of King's Freemen in LMA Further reading Introduction This research guide discusses sources for studying the Freedom of the City of London, including who was eligible for City Freedom, and the types of information that can be found in the records at London Metropolitan Archives.

London Metropolitan Archives also holds the records of the Corporation of London (known as City of London since ) formerly held by the Corporation of London Record Office. In Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section and Guildhall Library Prints and Maps merged with London Metropolitan Archives.

About London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, This database contains papers associated with application for "Freemen" status. Historically, Freedom papers go back to royal charters granted for the privilege to market, trade, or conduct business. 1) Records of the City Freedom: A series (with gaps in the ss) of City freedom admissions papers for [subject to closure period because of the Data Protection Act] is held by the London Metropolitan Archives, arranged in monthly bundles.(These are indexed by the "Alphabets of Freedom Admission", arranged by freeman’s surname and then monthly.).

Corporation of London Records Office. Yeoman Officers of the City: copy of book of orders and decrees incl lists of admissions to the Society of Yeomanry 18th cent (ACCN//) Send me The National Archives’ newsletter. A monthly round-up of news. Records of people across the UK who had the "freedom" to trade in the City of London after have been published online for the first time.

London, England Online Genealogy Records This chart shows links to countrywide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county, town, or parish), go to Locating Online Databases., and can be searched free of charge at your local family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Records published online for the first time today reveal those granted the 'Freedom' to trade in the City of London from A tradition that stretches back tothe Freedom of the City. Under the provisions of the Asylums Actthe Corporation of London was empowered by statute to provide an Asylum to house the insane of the City of London.

Land was acquired at Stone, near Dartford, Kent, in and in July of the same year James Bunstone Bunning, the City's Clerk of the Works (later City Architect and Surveyor), was. Freedom of the City of London is only granted by the City of London, which also holds an extensive archive and library of historical records.

For further information on applying for the Freedom of the City: email The Chamberlain's Court or call the Chamberlain’s Court on Dates used in this finding aid refer to the date range of the records selected for filming rather than to the date range of the Series or Files.

In the Corporation of London Record Office merged with the London Metropolitan Archives, which is located at 40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell. patrimony you may obtain the Freedom of the City of London, which is a requirement before you can proceed to the livery.

You are eligible for the Freedom of the City of London by right of Patrimony if your mother/father (natural or legally adopted) was free of the City and of. Records for the City of Westminster are held at the City of Westminster Archives Centre - see below for contact details: LONDON METROPOLITAN ARCHIVES: managed by Corporation of London: CONTACT: Address: London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R OHB: Telephone () The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is the principal local government archive repository for the Greater London area, including the City of London: it is the largest county record office in the United Kingdom.

It was established under its present name inhaving previously been known as the Greater London Record is administered and financed by the City of London Corporation. The Archive's holdings cover the former County of London and Middlesex which were both established in The County of London, administered by the London County Council, was formed from the metropolitan or ‘central’ areas of the ancient counties of Middlesex, Kent and Surrey (Lambeth, Southwark, Newington and Wandsworth).The remaining areas of Middlesex survived as a small.

City of London Burials (£) - principally nineteenth-century burials; Pallot's Baptism Index (£) National Burial Index (3rd ed.) (CD) -- the 2nd ed. is available on Find My Past (£) Few bishop's transcripts survive for City of London parishes before The exceptions being large numbers of returns that survive for the years and.

Over 12 million digital copies of pages from our documents including parish registers and City of London Freedom records are available via the Ancestry website.

Many of our finest London pictures, photographs, prints, maps and films are also available to use online. See our Images and Film page for further information. Lists of City of London Inhabitants, (PDF file) Corporation of London; History of the Office of Lord Mayor of London, Corporation of London Both Draper Company, Corporation of London and St.

Mary the Virgin Aldermanbury parish records show that John COMBE was a "common counsellman" at the time of his death in Communities Empowerment Network: administrative records c (B18/) Corporation of London, Bridge House estates: grants files (B18/) Days and Atkinsons Almhouse Charity, London: minutes, ledgers and papers rel to bequest (B18/).

The Freedom Archives contains o hours of audio and video recordings as well as print materials dating primarily from the lates to the mids. These collections chronicle the progressive history of the Bay Area, the United States, and international movements for liberation and social justice.

London Metropolitan Archives building. The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) are the main archives for the Greater London area. Established inhaving previously been known as the Greater London Record Office, they are financed by the Corporation of London.

Based at 40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London, they are close to the Family Records Centre and the. The original volumes are part of the Derry City and Strabane District Council Archive, currently housed in the Tower Museum.

The first volume is an alphabetical index of the Freemen and the other three books contain extracts from the Corporation Minute Books where a Freeman or Freedom of the City. Register’s of the Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Court, Corporation of London.

Local and Charity Records. War Office/Admiralty/ Registrar General of Shipping & Seamen. Board of Trade/Poor Law Union Papers.

Non-Apprenticeship Records About London & Its Inhabitants. Records of the City Freedom.

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Poll Books. Common Hall Register. Parish Records. Anyone who’s interested in London’s history will find answers to their questions among the 78km of records at London Metropolitan Archives. The capital’s premier record office lets you research the records of religious, public, business, local authority and other organisations dating from to the present day—and gain a fascinating.

After navigating the London Underground, better known as the Tube, the group began work promptly at 9 a.m. in the very specialized Corporation of the City of London Record Office and the Guildhall Libraries with print library, manuscript collections, and extensive collection of prints and drawings.This is different, and much rarer, than Freeman of the City of London who are members of a Worshipful Company.

Freemen usually apply for the Freedom of the City (and about per year so do) and pay the requisite 'fine' for this, honorary members are invited by the Court of Common Council to receive, the Freedom.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.