Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Goldsmiths' Company


Main archive in the custody of the Clerk, Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2V 6BN.

Indexed list of liverymen 1688-1940 in the Printed Books Section of Guildhall Library, giving dates of election to livery: W T Prideaux, List of the Wardens...Assistants and Liverymen of the ...Goldsmiths, ref. SL 37/G624.

See also the alphabetical lists of goldsmiths, with biographical details, in A Heal, London Goldsmiths 1200-1800, A G Grimwade, London Goldsmiths, Their Marks and Lives, 1697-1837 and J Culme, Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Jewellers and Allied Traders 1838-1914 from the London Assay Office Registers (2 vols), all available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section.


Last updated June 2004

Livery Company Membership Guide, list of companies

Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section