Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Distillers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 6215 1638-1708 (Alphabetically arranged)
     
Ms 6203/1 1671-1735 (Wardens' accounts; unindexed)
     
Ms 6215A 1721-1956 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 18873/1 1950-66 (Freemen's declarations; both vols
                /2 1966-78 unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 6217 1745-1811 (Gives dates of freedom)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 6212/1 1694-1764 (Orphans' Tax books; both vols
              /2 1765-1862 unindexed)
     
Ms 6213 1776-1858 (Unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

Ms 6214 1659-1709 (Incomplete; gives dates of binding .) Arranged by master

See also Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.11 Distillers' Company 1659-1811 (1997). Compiled primarily from Mss 6212/2, 6214 and other sources. Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section and Manuscripts Section reading room.

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 6208/1-4 1663-1706 (Incomplete; all vols unindexed)
     
Ms 6207/1-10 1714-1974 (Unindexed)

Last updated July 2007

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