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Armourers' and Brasiers' Company


N.B. An index of freemen and apprentices 1535-1700 is held by the Clerk of the Company at Armourers' and Brasiers' Hall, 81 Coleman Street, London EC2R 5BJ.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 12079/1 1535-1602 (Both vols unindexed)
                /2 1603-61  
     
Ms 12080/1 1661-1721 (Both vols unindexed)
                /2 1721-65  
     
Ms 12081/1 1765-1876 (Stamp Duty books; both vols indexed)
                /2 1876-1934  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 12083 1745-74 (Includes alphabetical list of yeomanry 1745; gives dates of freedom)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 12079/1 1535-1602 (Both vols unindexed)
                /2 1603-61  
     
Ms 12080/1 1663-1721 (Both vols unindexed)
                /2 1721-1826  
     
Ms 12082 1835-78 (Unindexed)

For an index 1535-1700, see above.

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.22 Armourers and Brasiers' Company ca.1610-1800 (1998). Compiled from Mss 12079/2, 12080/1-2, 12072 and 12074/1. Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section and Manuscripts Section reading room.

QUARTERAGE BOOKS:

Ms 12086 1670-c1734 (Indexed 1670-8)
     
Ms 12084 1791-1815 (Indexed)

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 12071/1 1413-1559 (Vols 1-12 unindexed; vols 13-28
                /2-28 1559-1969 indexed)

Last updated July 2007

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