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Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0568

Held at: London Metropolitan Archives


Date(s): 1767-1893

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 0.01 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Grundey Hooper | solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history:

Grundey Hooper were a firm of solicitors operating in Middlesex.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Grundey Hooper, solicitors, including copy of Act for improving navigation of River Lee from Town of Hertford to River Thames; and for extending said navigation to floodgates belonging to Town Mill in Town of Hertford, 1767; legal papers relating to a case, the proprietors of Water of River Lee against Thomas Gates for unlawful fishing at Hackney, 1780; legal documents relating to The King against John Marks (indicted in the name of James) on the prosecution of William Sharpe, for assault, 1781; legal documents relating to The King against Joseph White and William Sharp, both of Hendon, for assault against Henry Copland, 1778-1781; legal papers relating to The King against Robert Davis alias Gaby and Thomas Diter, on the prosecution of John Etheridge for a robbery near the Swan, Hendon, 1781; statements of costs for various cases, 1781-1784; legal papers relating to James Ebenezer Mosely versus George Denton, Chief Beadle of Whitecross Street Liberty and John Evans, Headboro' of Whitecross Street Liberty in Manor of Finsbury, for assault and false imprisonment, 1780-1781; legal papers relating to an Appeal for release from "pressed" service in Navy by James Gray of Highgate, apprentice to Benjamin Pawley, of Jewin Street, baker, who made a voyage on board a Privateer with his master's consent and was impressed from the privateer into the Navy, 1779-1780; legal papers relating to case brought by John Ketcher Watchman of Liberty of Moorfields in Shoreditch, who discovered Joseph Lee and John Cox stealing lead from empty house in Crown Alley, in consequence of which they were committed to Newgate, 1785; legal papers relating to petition of John Seager of Swinton Street, Saint Pancras, builder and others regarding the notice of intention by the Trustees of Turnpike Road leading to Highgate Gatehouse and Hampstead and their lessee, John Evans, to apply for Writ of Certiorari to remove into Kings Bench an order made by Justices of Peace for Middlesex at Quarter Sessions on 22 October 1778 to remove the Turnpike at the end of Grays Inn Lane, 1778; legal papers relating to case of Charles Greentree, indebted to William Montagu in sum of 67 on promissory note payable to Thomas Worraker, 1777; draft agreements; will of Susanna Mole of Isleworth, 1893 and declaration by Middlesex Magistrates, setting out chief items of expenditure, in answer to a petition, 1811.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

ACC/0568-1: Legal papers

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Physical characteristics:


Finding aids:

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Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1955 (ACC/0568).


DESCRIPTION NOTES Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: July to October 2009

Legal case records | Documents | Information sources
Legal documents | Law
Legal procedure | Administration of justice
Penal sanctions | Administration of justice
Solicitors | Legal profession personnel | Personnel | People by occupation | People

Personal names

Corporate names
Grundey Hooper | solicitors

Finsbury | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Hackney (district) | Hackney | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Hendon | Middlesex | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Highgate | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Isleworth | Middlesex | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Lea, river | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Shoreditch | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
St Pancras | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe