Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Butchers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 6446/1 1658-1753 (All vols indexed; vols 2, 4 & 5
/2 1694-1754 Stamp Duty books)
/4 1754-1800   
/5 1801-44   
        
Ms 10562/1-5 1872-1950 (Freemen's declarations; unindexed)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 6447/1 1654-1730 (All vols indexed except vol 2)
/2 1695-1717   
/3 1743-49   
/4 1749-82   
/5 1782-1821   
/6 1821-93, 1943   
        
Ms 6448/1 1694-1748 (Orphans' Tax books; all vols
/2 1759-1823 unindexed)
/3 1823-59   

QUARTERAGE BOOKS:

Ms 6451 ca.1677-1728   
        
Ms 6452/1-2 1729-34, 1741 (Both vols arranged alphabetically)
        
Ms 6453/1-9 1749-1845 (All vols arranged alphabetically)
/10 1846-58   
/11 1859-70   
/12 1871-82   
/13 1886-1923   

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 6443/1-16 1686-1848 (Vols 15-26 indexed only)
/17 1848-60   
/18 1861-75   
/19 1876-81   
/20 1881-88   
/21 1888-96   
/22 1896-1904   
/23 1904-13   
/24 1913-22   
/25 1922-33   
/26 1933-46   

Revised October 1999

Livery Company Membership Guide, list of companies

Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section