Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section


Publications


Currently in print-

A guide to genealogical sources in Guildhall Library, compiled by Richard Harvey, Guildhall Library Research Guide 1 (4th ed. 1997, reprinted 1998) - £3.95

The British Overseas, a guide to records of their births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials available in the United Kingdom, Guildhall Library Research Guide 2 (3rd revised ed. 1994) - £5.75

City of London parish registers: a handlist of parish registers, register transcripts and related records at Guildhall Library, Guildhall Library Research Guide 4 (7th revised ed. 1999) - £5.95

Greater London parish registers: a handlist of parish registers, register transcripts and related records at Guildhall Library, Guildhall Library Research Guide 5 (8th ed. 2001) - £3.95

Nonconformist, Roman Catholic, Jewish and Burial Ground registers, a handlist of the Non-Conformist, Roman Catholic, Jewish and burial ground registers at Guildhall Library, Guildhall Library Research Guide 6 (3rd ed. 2002) - £4.95

Guide to the Lloyd’s Marine Collection and related marine sources at Guildhall Library, compiled by D.T. Barriskill, Guildhall Library Research Guide 7 (3rd revised ed. 2006) - £4.95

Greater London History Sources, vol.1 City of London, ed. Richard Knight & Geoffrey Yeo (2000) - hardback £10.00 (reduced from £14.95), paperback £7.50 (reduced from £9.95)

Greater London History Sources, vol.2 - Middlesex part 1, ed. Richard Knight & Kathleen Shawcross (2005) - hardback £16.95, paperback £11.95. This volume contains Barnet, Camden, Ealing, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Hillingdon and Hounslow.

Archives and the Metropolis (1998), papers of an important international conference held in the City of London in July 1996 - £13.99. For further details see Centre for Metropolitan History

Guilds, Society & Economy in London 1450-1800 edited by Ian Anders Gadd and Patrick Wallis (Centre for Metropolitan History, in association with Guildhall Library, 2002) - £14.00. For further details see Centre for Metropolitan History

Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516 (Centre for Metropolitan History, 2000). This is an online publication by the Centre for Metropolitan History, with additional funding from Guildhall Library. For the Gazetteer and further details see Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs

Lords of All They Survey: Estate Maps at Guildhall Library by Martin Devereux, Stacey Gee and Matthew Payne (2004) - available at a special price of £3.50 

Historic Trade Directories in Guildhall Library, Guildhall Library Publications (2005) - £18.95. Available at a special price of £15.00 for personal purchases made in the bookshop.

London Buildings and Sites: A Guide for Researchers in Guildhall Library, Guildhall Library Publications (2006) - £6-95

Venture Abroad: Images from Guildhall Library's Business Collections c1868-1929 by Wendy Hawke, Matthew Payne, Claire Titley and Sharon Tuff (2006) - £3-00.

Out of print-

City livery companies and related organisations, a guide to their records at Guildhall Library, Guildhall Library Research Guide 3 (3rd ed. 1989). A copy of this guide, with revisions and amendments, is available at the Manuscripts Section enquiry desk.

A guide to archives and manuscripts at Guildhall Library, compiled by Joan Bullock-Anderson, Clare Clubb and Jacqueline Cox, Guildhall Library Research Guides Supplementary Series No 1 (2nd ed. 1990). This title will not be reissued. Please use the online version of this guide to collections, which is updated on a very regular basis.

A handlist of Business Archives at Guildhall Library, compiled by Joan Bullock-Anderson, Guildhall Library Research Guides Supplementary Series No 2 (2nd ed. 1991) - £4.00. This title will not be reissued. Please use the business sections of the online Guide to Collections (Sections 22 i and ii). These very large sections are indexed by country and by subject in Business Records at Guildhall Library.

Vestry minutes of parishes within the City of London, a handlist (2nd ed. 1964). A copy of this handlist, with revisions and amendments, is available at the Manuscripts Section enquiry desk.

Churchwardens’ accounts of parishes within the City of London, a handlist, (2nd revised ed. 1969). A copy of this handlist, with revisions and amendments, is available at the Manuscripts Section enquiry desk.

London rate assessments and inhabitants lists in Guildhall Library and the Corporation of London Records Office, (2nd revised ed. 1968). A copy of this handlist, with revisions and amendments, is available at the Manuscripts Section enquiry desk.

GUILDHALL LIBRARY BOOKSHOP

As well as being the principal outlet for Guildhall Library Publications, Guildhall Library Bookshop stocks a wide range of material relating to London, both past and present. While the emphasis is on the City and its neighbouring boroughs, we carry a number of publications concerned with the outer boroughs of London and the counties of Middlesex, Kent, Essex and Surrey. We also stock items relating to the various collections in Guildhall Library and Art Gallery and some titles produced by other departments of the City of London Corporation. Whilst it is not practical to list the general stock held, we can be contacted for more detailed information on titles stocked at:

Guildhall Library Bookshop
Aldermanbury
LONDON
EC2V 7HH

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7332 1858
Fax:
+44 (0) 20 7600 3384
Email:
bookshop@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Opening hours: 9.30 to 4.45 Monday to Friday.

Material published by the City of London Corporation is available via the online shop.


Last updated November 2008

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