Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Loriners' Company


N.B. No membership records available before 1722 or 1732-42 or 1812-37.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 5535 1424 (Memorandum book including list of members)
     
Ms 15837 1743-1798 (Masters' accounts; unindexed)
     
Ms 15834/1 1838-1909 (All vols unindexed; vol 2 covering
                /3 1945-9 1909-44 not deposited at GL, appears to be lost)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 15835/3 ca.1810 (Only partially alphabetical; gives dates of freedom)

Alphabetical lists of freemen 1846, 1858 and 1893 available in Printed Books Section, as well as City poll books/electoral registers from 1831, listing liverymen.

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 15837 1743-98 (Masters' accounts; unindexed)
     
Ms 21462 1883-1901 (Unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.14 ...Loriners' Company 1722-31 and 1759-1800 (1998). Compiled from Ms 15835/1-3 (court minutes). Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books Section and Manuscripts Section reading room.

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 15835/1 1722-31 (Unindexed)
                /2 1759-94 (With freemen admitted at presentation of ward beadles 1784-91; unindexed)
                /3 1794-1811 (Vols 3-12 unindexed)
                /4 1940-49  
                /5 1950-58  
                /6 1958-65  
                /7 1965-73  
                /8 1973-76  
                /9 1976-80 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /10 1981-85 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /11 1985-88 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /12 1989-92 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /13 1992-5 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /14 1995-8 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /15 1999 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /16 2000 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /17 2001 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /18 2002 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /19 2003 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /20 2004 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)
                /21 2005 (Restricted access: enquire at Manuscripts desk)

Last updated July 2007

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