Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

1995 Accessions


Barbican Horticultural Society: additional records, 1982-95.

Bridewell Royal Hospital: records [except Court and General Committee minutes and a few other items], 16th-20th centuries. [The Court minutes 1559-1955, General Committee minutes 1737-1952 and a few other records, all compiled jointly by Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals, have been deposited in the Bethlem Hospital Archives.]

British Bankers’ Association: records, including those of the Committee of London Clearing Bankers, ca. 1821-1985.

British Funeral Workers’ Association [possibly after 1953 the National Union of Funeral and Cemetery Workers]: records, including a volume of minutes of the Southampton Branch (1933-49), 1917-49.

Butchers’ Charitable Organisation: records, 1851-1987.

Chartered Building Societies Institute: records, 1934-86.

Chartered Institute of Bankers: records, 1878-1980.

City and Guilds of London Institute: additional records (chiefly minutes and examination syllabuses), 1899-1975.

Corporation of Trinity House: additional records comprising petitions from distressed mariners, their wives and widows, seeking a pension or admission to an almshouse, 1786-1890 (Ms 30218A-D). [Formerly deposited with the Society of Genealogists.]

Gabriel family: family papers and records relating to the family’s timber business (latterly Gabriel Wade and English), ca. 1847-1970.

Gerrard and National Limited, discount bankers: balance sheets, 1959-93 (Ms 29875).

Gibraltar Diocese: additional records, 19th-20th centuries.

Harrisons and Crosfield Limited, general merchants and agents in Southeast Asia: additional records, including board minutes of a number of currently registered secretarial and subsidiary companies,  ca. 1894-1995.

Izmir and associated Anglican Chaplaincies (Turkey): additional records comprising registers of baptisms and burials, 1800-1990 (Mss 29744-5).

Lambert Brothers Limited, shipping brokers/agents and coal merchants, with subsidiaries and associated companies: records, 1897-1980.

Life Offices Association: additional records comprising circulars and related papers, 1976-85 (Mss 28376/259, 273, 295 and 360-541).

London Assurance: additional volume being a rough minute book of committee of adjustments, 1743-7 (Ms 8734/2A).

London Diocese: additional records, 18th century-1990.

Malaga Anglican Chaplaincy (Spain): records, including baptism, marriage and burial registers (1850-99), 1842-1965 (Mss 29845-8).

Metropolitan Hospital-Sunday Fund, independent charity: records, 1873-ca. 1990s.

National Chamber of Trade: additional records, 1927-93 (Mss 29340/9-13, 29343/18, 30569 and 30569A).

National Discount Company Limited, discount bankers: additional records, 1856-1968 (Mss 29852 and 29852A-C).

Norris and Collet, London merchant house trading with Sweden: two business letters, 1701 (Ms 29840).

Press Association: records, 1865-ca. 1980.

Ralli Brothers Limited, merchants: additional records comprising printed annual reports, 1953-60 (Ms 29916).

Sir John Cass’s Foundation, independent charity: records, including those of Cass School, various Ward and parochial schools, Mile End Old Town Charity School (later Stepney Red Coat School), Sir John Cass Technical Institute (later part of Guildhall University), and other associated organisations, 16th century-1970s.

Union Lighterage Company: minute books, 1884-90 (Ms 29895).

Last updated March 2005 


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