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Livery Company Membership Guide


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FREEDOM REGISTERS:

Ms 4656/1 1600-47 (Indexed)
              /2 1695-6 (Vols 2-7 Stamp Duty books and
              /3 1696-1702 unindexed)
              /4 1702-08  
              /5 1708-19  
              /6 1721-37  
              /7 1737-69  
     
Ms 17950 1804-1921 (Unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN (AND APPRENTICES):

Ms 4657A/1 1661-94: A-K plus additions A-Z (All vols give dates of freedom)
                 /2 1661-94: L-Z  
                 /3 1709-21: A-Va  
                 /4 1709-21: Ve-Y  
                 /5 1737-65: A-W  

APPRENTICE BINDINGS BOOKS:

Ms 4657B 1655-59/60 (Indexed)
     
Ms 4657/1 1694-1765 (Orphans' Tax books; both vols
              /2 1765-1865 unindexed)

ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF APPRENTICES:

Ms 4660 1665-1706
   
Ms 4657A/1-5 See under ALPHABETICAL LISTS OF FREEMEN...

QUARTERAGE BOOKS:

Ms 4661/1-108 1681, 1692, 1694-5, 1701-3, 1708-1844
  (Freemen listed alphabetically; dates of freedom given after 1788; must be consulted on MICROFILM; for full details see catalogue entry)

COURT MINUTES:

Ms 4655/1-16 1610-1765 (Incomplete; all vols unindexed)
              /17 1765-85  
              /18 1786-98  
              /19 1798-1825  
              /20-35 1825-1958  

Last updated July 2004

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