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Livery Company Membership Guide


Tallow Chandlers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 6152/1 1551-85 (Wardens' accounts: all vols unindexed)
              /2 1585-1653  
              /3 1653-1701  
     
Ms 6164/2 1694-1948 (Indexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 6163/2 1695-1706 (Gives some notes of death but not dates of freedom)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 6152/1 1551-85 (Wardens' accounts; both vols unindexed)
              /2 1585-1653  
     
Ms 6158/1 1632/3-44/5 (Both vols unindexed)
              /2 1645-61  
     
Ms 6158/3 1662-1685 (Indexed)
              /4 1685-1740 (Indexed)
              /5 1740-78 (Indexed to March 1764 only)
     
Ms 6160 1694-1867 (Orphans' Tax book; unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers Vol.39 Tallow Chandlers' Company 1633-1800 (2003). Compiled from Mss 6158/1-2, 6159/1-2, 6161A, 6160 and 6153/14 (court minutes). 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 6176/1-18 1672-1707 (Gaps; unindexed)
     
Ms 6168A 1778-1806 (Unindexed)

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 6153/1-23 1607-1952 (All vols unindexed)

Last updated July 2004

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