Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Fletchers' Company


N.B. No membership records available for 1603-1731.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 5977/1 1519-45 (Both vols indexed in Ms 21030)
/2 1559-1602   
        
Ms 21119* 1732-1803 (Stamp Duty book; unindexed)
        
Ms 21120 1828-1974 (Stamp Duty book until 1949; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 21030 1519-45, (Compiled from Ms 5977/1-2; dates of
   1559-1602 attendance at quarterly meetings given)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 21119* 1739-1850 (Orphans’ Tax book; unindexed)
        
Ms 21120 1947 (2 bindings only)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb’s London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.3... Fletchers’ Company 1739-54, 1767-1808 (1996), available in the Printed Books Section.

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 21117/1 1767-1808 (All vols unindexed)
/2 1808-75   
/3 1879-1927   

* Joint freedom register and apprentice bindings book recording both Stamp Duty and Orphans’ Tax.


Revised October 1999

Livery Company Membership Guide, list of companies

Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section