Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Glovers' Company


N.B. No freedom records available for the years 1680-1737 and 1852-1940. May be worth consulting the City poll books, listing liverymen, for various years between 1700 and 1734, available in the Printed Books Section of Guildhall Library.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 4592/1 1738-48 (All vols unindexed)
              /2 1748-85  
              /3 1785-1851  

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 4593 1694-1794 (Orphans' Tax book; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol. 4, Glovers' Company 1675-79, 1735-48, 1766-1804 (1996). Compiled from Ms 4591/1 and 4592/1-4. 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 4591/1 1675-79 (Indexed; contains quarterage accounts)
              /2-4 1773-1804 (Unindexed)
              /5 1941-51 (Indexed)
              /6 1951-58 (Unindexed)
              /7 1958-64 (Unindexed)
              /8 1965-70 (Unindexed)

Last updated June 2004

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