Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Gardeners' Company


N.B. No membership records available for years 1700-63.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 21128 1607/8-24, (Alphabetically arranged; see catalogue
  1632-7, for detailed notes on use of this item)
  1650-8  

For freedoms 1764-1872, see LISTS OF FREEMEN and COURT MINUTES, below.

Ms 9564/1 1890-1954 (Vol.1 indexed)
              /2 1955-85  

LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 3389/2 1605-99 (Compiled from charters and therefore incomplete; arranged in date order)
Ms 3389/2 1764-1872 (Arranged alphabetically; dates of freedom not given, consult COURT MINUTES)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

Ms 3389/2                         1764-1872                         (Arranged alphabetically; dates of binding not given, consult COURT MINUTES)

For apprentice bindings 1890-1934 and 1941-85, consult COURT MINUTES, below.

See also Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.6 ... Gardeners' Company 1764-1850 ... (1997). Compiled from Ms 3391/1. 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 21128 1607-20, 1632-42 (Alphabetically arranged; see catalogue for detailed notes on use of this item)
     
Ms 3389/1A 1616-58, 1666-7, 1691, 1694-5  (Arranged alphabetically)
     
Ms 21129 1661-3, 1665-6, 1671-2, 1683-6, 1688-9  

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 3391/1 1764-1872 (All vols unindexed)
              /2 1890-1913  
              /3 1914-19  
              /4 1920-5  
              /5 1926-34  
              /6 1941-7  
              /7 1947-54  
              /8 1954-60  
              /9 1961-66  
              /10 1967-73  
              /11 1973-6  
              /12 1976-80  
              /13 1980-6 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
              /14 1986-92 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
              /15 1992-5 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
              /16 1995-7 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
              /17 1998-9 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
              /18 2000-1 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)

Last updated August 2007

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