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Livery Company Membership Guide


Paviors' Company


N.B. Company defunct after 1861, until its revival in 1889.


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 182/19 1669-1766 (All vols unindexed)
            /20 1762-96  
            /21 1796-1826  
            /22 1827-1845  
            /23 1837-61  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 182/16 1763-1837 (Both vols give dates of freedom)
            /17 ca.1837-49  

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 183A/1 1627-87 (Incomplete; 39 separate indentures)
     
Ms 182/27 1657-1665 (All vols unindexed)
            /24 1664-1713  
            /11 1694-1861 (Vol 11 Orphans' Tax book)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol.20 Paviors' Company 1568-1800 (1998). Compiled from Mss 182/19-21, 24 and 27, 182/1-3 (court minutes) and 183A/1 (bundle of apprentice binding indentures). Indexed by names of apprentice and master, subjects and places. Available in Guildhall Library Printed Books and Manuscripts Section reading room.

QUARTERAGE BOOKS:

Ms 182/27 1647-64  
            /15 1764 (Alphabetically arranged)
            /18 1784-1806 (Alphabetically arranged)
            /34 1824-35 (Alphabetically arranged)

For quarterage 1565-1748 see COURT MINUTES Ms 182/1-5, below.

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 182/1 1565-1611 (All vols unindexed)
            /2 1611-56  
            /3 1656-70  
            /4-10 1670-1845  

Last updated June 2004

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