Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Ironmongers' Company


NB: MICROFILM. Use of microfilm compulsory for all items listed below.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 16988/1 1454/5-1538 (Wardens' accounts; both vols
                /2 1539-92 unindexed)
     
Ms 16977/1 1555-1740 (Stamp Duty books from 1694; vols 1-4
                /2 1706-67 indexed up to 1977 in Ms 16978)
                /3 1767-1848  
                /4 1848-1979  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 16978 1555-1977 (Gives dates of freedom and page number in Ms 16977/1-4)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 16981/1 1515-1680 (Unindexed)
                /2 1680-1933 (Indexed)
     
Ms 16982/1 1655-1740 (Both vols unindexed)
                /2 1740-1810  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers Vol.24 Ironmongers' Company 1655-1800 (1998). Compiled from Ms 16982/1-2 (to 1800 only). 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 16987/1-7 1524-59, (Yeomanry only)
  1593-1831  

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 16967/1-38 1555-1916 (Vols 4-33 indexed integrally, vols 1-32 indexed in Ms 16968)

Last updated July 2007

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