N.B. No membership records available before 1748; A W Gould (see below) lists members who appear in City poll books from 1700. Original poll books, which list liverymen, can be seen in the Printed Books Section.
|Ms 5403/1||1749-1811||(Both vols unindexed)|
ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:
See A W Gould, History of the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers (1912), which includes list of members, 1537-1911 (available in Printed Books Section, ref. SL 37/F 944): pre-1700 members taken only from charters and therefore incomplete; post-1700 members taken from poll books, registers of voters and surviving freedom registers, and therefore possibly incomplete for years 1700-48.
APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:
ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:
See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.6 ... Fruiterers' Company 1750-1815 ... (1997). Compiled from Ms 5401/1-3 and 5402. Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section and Manuscripts Section reading room.
|Ms 5406||1748-1805||(Yeomanry listed alphabetically)|
|Ms 33676||1963-9||(Arranged alphabetically)|
|Ms 5401/1-8||1749-1922||(All vols unindexed)|
Last updated July 2007
Livery Company Membership Guide, list of companies
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