Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Farriers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 5535 1424 (Memorandum book including list of members)
     
Ms 5524/1 1755-1820 (Both vols unindexed)
              /2 1821-1949  
     
Ms 21105 1921-51 (Freemen's declarations; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 5528 1709-76 (Gives dates of freedom)
     
Ms 5525 ca.1777-1869 (Gives dates of freedom; see also Ms 5523/1 for missing details)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 5526/1 1619-1744 (Both vols unindexed)
              /2 1744-1811  
     
Ms 5527 1694-1862 (Orphans' Tax book; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.28 Farriers' Company 1619-1800 (1999). Compiled from Ms 5526/1-2 (to 1800 only). Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section and Manuscripts Section reading room.

QUARTERAGE BOOKS:

Ms 5531/1-2 1794-1802
   
Ms 21382 1951-8

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 5523/1 1718-47 (Includes register of freemen whose names begin with 'B', 1783-1859, details missing from Ms 5525; unindexed)
               /2 1747-60 (Vols 2-18 unindexed)
               /3-8 1760-1943  
               /9 1943-62  
               /10 Missing  
               /11 1968-76 "A"  
               /12 1977-82 "B"  
               /13 1982-4 "C"  
               /14 1984-7 "D"  
               /15 1987-8 "E"  
               /16 1988-90 "F"  
               /17 1990-1 "G"  
               /18 1991-2 "H"  

Last updated July 2007

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