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Livery Company Membership Guide


Broderers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 14663/1 1694-1728 (Indexed in Ms 14664/1)
                /2 1728-1952 (Indexed)
     
Ms 14665 1868-1970 (Freemen's declarations; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

See C. Holford, A Chat About the Broderers' Company (1910) (held in Guildhall Library Printed Books at L37/B864), pp 289-302 for list of freemen 1694-ca.1910, giving dates of freedom.

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 14664/1 1694-1713 (Apprentices unindexed; this vol also includes index to freedoms 1694-1728 recorded in Ms 14663/1 above)
                 /2 1763-1877 (Indexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.6 Broderers' Company 1679-1713 and 1763-1800... (1997). Compiled from Mss 14664/1-2 and 14657/1. Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books and Manuscripts Section reading room.

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 14657/1 1679-1708  
                /2-10 1708-1956 (Vol.2 indexed in Ms 14657A, vols 8-10 are indexed and vols 6-7 are partially indexed)

Last updated August 2007

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