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FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 11570 1346-9, 1351 (Admission to the Fraternity of Pepperers; indexed in facsimile of this volume in Printed Books Section of Guildhall Library, ref. SL 37/G 873)

Ms 11592 1447-1504 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 11571/14 1652-3, 1661-2 (Wardens' accounts; unindexed)
                /15 1662-71  
                /16 1671-81  
                /17 1681-92  
     
Ms 11598/1 1686-1721 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 11596/1 1694-1714 (Stamp Duty books; all vols unindexed)
                /2 1714-88  
                /3 1788-1852  
     
Ms 11587/1 1834-60 (Wardens' minutes; all vols indexed)
                /2 1860-76  
                /3 1876-91  
                /4 1891-1901  
                /5 1901-11  
                /6 1911-23  
                /7 1923-36  
                /8 1936-51  
                /9 1951-2  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 11592A/1 1345-ca.1652 (Year of freedom given; compiled 20th) century)
                   /2 ca.1652-2000  

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 11592 1457-1505 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 11571/3-11 1511-1631 (Wardens' accounts; unindexed)
     
Ms 11593/1 1629-65 Indexed
                /2 1660-1712 (Vols 2-3 unindexed)
                /3 1712-86  
     
Ms 11595/2 1720-1881 (Orphans' Tax book; unindexed)
     
Ms 11598/10 1868-84 (All vols indexed)
                 /11 1884-1907  
                 /12 1907-30  
     
Ms 11599/14 1917-33 (Unindexed)

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 11588/1-5 1556-1692 (Indexed calendars to vols 1-5
                /6-42 1692-1952 available in Printed Books, ref. Store 1258(the indexes refer to the calendars not to the original court minutes); from ca.C17th contain very few references to freedom admissions and apprentice bindings; see wardens' minutes Ms 11587. Vol.38 (1932-6) is access subject to special conditions. For further information please contact the Manuscripts Section.)

Last updated July 2007

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