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Livery Company Membership Guide


Carmen's Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 4915/1 1680-1741 (All vols indexed)
              /2 1742-97  
              /3 1798-1900 Use of microfilm compulsory. NB: the index to vol.3 gives page numbers that have not been filmed (ie post-1900 freedoms); apply to the Company for this information.

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 4919 1668-80 (Arranged alphabetically within each year)
     
Ms 4916 1688-1728 (Gives dates of freedom)
     
Ms 4917 1758-9 (Gives dates of freedom)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 4919 1667/8-68 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 4914/1 1678-1776 (Both vols unindexed)
           /2 1776-1848  
Ms 4913/1 1694-1773  (Orphans' Tax books; all vols
              /2 1773-1818 unindexed)
              /3 1818-53  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers Vol.29 Carmens' Company 1668, 1678-1800 (2000). Compiled from Mss 4919 and 4914/1-2 (to 1800 only). Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subject and place. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section and Manuscripts Section reading room.

QUARTERAGE BOOKS:

Ms 4919 1668-80 (Arranged alphabetically within each year)
     
Ms 4926/1 1706-34 (All vols arranged alphabetically within
              /2 1732-55 each year; dates of freedom not given)
              /3 1786-1807  
              /4 1807-36  
              /5 1837-70,  
  1900-21  

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 4907/1, 3-4 1668-1896 (All vols unindexed)
              /5 1897-1931  
              /6 1931-41  
              /7 1941-49  
              /8 1949-55  
              /9 1956-60  
              /10 1960-64  
              /11 1964-67  
              /12 1968-70  

Last updated July 2007

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