Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Muscians' Company


N.B. No pre-1712 membership records; may be worth consulting City poll books for 1700 and 1710, listing liverymen, in Printed Books Section.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 3091 1712-42 (Wardens' accounts; unindexed)
     
Ms 3098 1743-1831 (Indexed)
     
Ms 3096 1776-1881 (Stamp Duty book; indexed)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 3097 1740-64 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 3094/1 1765-76 (Both vols unindexed)
              /2 1776-1832  
     
Ms 3095 1776-1877 (Orphans' Tax book; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.12 ... Musicians' Company 1765-1800 ... (1998). Compiled from Ms 3094/1-2. Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books and Manuscripts Section reading room.

QUARTERAGE BOOK:

Ms 3093 1770-91, (Gives dates of freedom)
  1799  

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 3087/1-7 1772-1897 (Incomplete date coverage;
              /8 1898-1907 unindexed except vols 8-12)
              /9 1907-14  
              /10 1914-25  
              /11 1925-37  
              /12 1937-49  

Last updated June 2004

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