Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 2454/1 1693-1798 (Both vols unindexed)
              /2 1798-1938  
     
Ms 2458/3 1938-57 (Freemen's declarations; all vols
              /4 1957-72 unindexed)
              /5 1972-90  

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 2455 1693-1837 (Indexed to ca.1827)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.15 Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers'  Company 1693-1837 (1998). Compiled from Ms 2455. 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 2453/1 1701-11 (All vols arranged alphabetically;
              /2 1715 dates of freedom generally given)
              /3 1743-83  
              /4 1784-1828  

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 2451/1-5 1693-1849, 1926-49 (All vols unindexed)
              /6 1949-68  
     
Ms 2451A 1969-83 (Unindexed; restricted access)

Last updated June 2004

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