Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

Livery Company Membership Guide


Tylers' and Bricklayers' Company


FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 3053/1 1676-94 (Vols 1-3 unindexed)
              /2 1694-1714  
              /3 1714-69  
              /4 1770-90 (Vols 4-7 indexed)
              /5 1790-1816  
              /6 1816-77  
              /7 1878-1995  

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN:

Ms 3049 1770-93 (Freemen admitted by redemption only)

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 3045/1 1612-44 (Incomplete index)
              /2 1668-1721 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 3053/1 1721-31 (Unindexed)
     
Ms 3046/1 1694-1792 (Orphans' Tax books; both vols
              /2 1792-1894 unindexed)
     
Ms 31384 1877-86, 1909 (Apprenticeship indentures)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

See Cliff Webb's London Livery Company Apprenticeship Registers, Vol. 2, Tylers' and Bricklayers' Company 1612-44, 1668-1800 (1996). 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 3051/1-2 1588-1616, (Unindexed)
  1666-1730  
     
Ms 3052/1 1676-86 (All vols indexed; dates of freedom
              /2 1699-1713 not given)
              /3 1714-29  
              /4 1729-47  
     
Ms 4320/1-3 1797-1972 (Unindexed)

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 3043/1 1580-1667 (All vols unindexed; vol 1 extracts only)
              /2 1620-63  
              /3 1664-85  
              /4-27 1685-1999  

Last updated July 2007

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