Ms 5448 1685-1824 (Unindexed)
Ms 5471 1857-1912 (Freedom declarations; unindexed)
ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:
|Ms 5446/1||1659-1739||(Gives number of relevant page in COURT MINUTES)|
|Ms 5449A||1724-54||(Gives dates of freedom; includes persons made free before 1724 and still members at that date)|
|Ms 5449||ca.1755-1886||(Gives dates of freedom; includespersons made free before ca.1755 and still members at that date)|
APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:
|Ms 5450||1685-1806||(For published indexes see below)|
|Ms 5450A/1||1694-1793||(Orphans' Tax books; both vols|
ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:
See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.36 Brewers' Company 1531-1685 (2001). Compiled from Guildhall Library Mss 5422/1-5 and 5445/1-22. Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books and Manuscripts Section reading room.
See also Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol 1, Brewers' Company 1685-1800 (1996), and Helen Osborn's The Worshipful Company of Brewers, London, Apprenticeship Bindings 1685-1806 (1996). Both are available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section; Webb is also available in Manuscripts Section reading room.
|Ms 5452/1-3||1724-1788||(Unindexed; incomplete date coverage)|
|Ms 5445/1-41||1531-1918||(Vols 24, 26-32 & 36-41 indexed; vols19-27 & 39 indexed in Ms 5446/1-2)|
see also WARDENS' ACCOUNTS:
Wardens' accounts 1501/2-1691 (Ms 5442/1-8) include annual lists of apprentice presentments, "entry of brethren" (presumably new freemen) and quarterage.
Last updated August 2007
Livery Company Membership Guide, list of companies
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