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Haberdashers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 15857/1 1526-1641/2 (Indexed 1526-1613 by first names)
                /2 1642-1772 (Indexed in Ms 15858/1-2)
                /3 1773-1967 (Indexed in Ms 15858/2)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 15858/1 1642-1725 (Index to Ms 15857/2)
                /2 1689-1967 (Index to Ms 15857/2-3 from 1689)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 15860/1 1583-91 (Indexed in Ms 15861/1-2)
                /2 1591-6 (Unindexed)
                /3 1602-10/11 (Unindexed)
                /4 1610/11-30 (Indexed in Ms 15863/1-5)
                /5 1610, 1630-55 (Unindexed)
                /6 1655-74/5 (Unindexed)
                /7 1675-1708 (Indexed from 1690 in Ms 15864/1-2)
                /8 1708-55 (Indexed in Ms 15864/3-4)
                /9 1755-1833 ( " " " " /4-5)
                /10 1834-1967 ( " " " " /5)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

Ms 15861/1 1583-91: A-J (Indexes to Ms 15860/1)
                /2 1583-91: K-Z  
Ms 15863/1 1610/11-30: A-B (Indexes to Ms 15860/4)
                /2 1610/11-30: C-F  
                /3 1610/11-30: G-J  
                /4 1610/11-30: K-O  
                /5 1610/11-30: P-Sm  
                /6 1610/11-30: Sn-Z  
Ms 15864/1 1690-1700 (Indexes to Ms 15860/7-10)
                /2 1700-8  
                /3 1708-26  
                /4 1726-86  
                /5 1787-1967  

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 15842/1-19 1582/3-1916 (Unindexed)

 

Ms 24719/1-24 1917-79 (Court and committee minutes; indexed to 1950 in Ms 24720/1-3). NB: vols 23-24, 1976-9, are restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk.

Last updated July 2007

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