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BALDOCKS {SOLICITORS}


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1569

Held at: London Metropolitan Archives

Title: BALDOCKS {SOLICITORS}

Date(s): 1901

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 0.01 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Baldocks | solicitors

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

A deed is any document affecting title, that is, proof of ownership, of the land in question. The land may or may not have buildings upon it. Common types of deed include conveyances, mortgages, bonds, grants of easements, wills and administrations.

Conveyances are transfers of land from one party to another, usually for money. Early forms of conveyance include feoffments, surrenders and admissions at manor courts (if the property was copyhold), final concords, common recoveries, bargains and sales and leases and releases.

From the British Records Association "Guidelines 3 - Interpreting Deeds: How To Interpret Deeds - A Simple Guide And Glossary".

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers collected by the solicitors in the course of their work, comprising a conveyance for premises named Kenilworth, Berlin Road, Catford, "recently erected"; previously mortagaged to William Jackson, Sittingbourne, Kent, auctioneer and surveyor and Richard S. Jackson, Greenwich. Considerations paid: 700 from Edwin Underwood, Kenilworth, Berlin Road, Catford, to William Jackson; 200 from Edwin Underwood to Richard Jackson; and 350 from Edwin Underwood to James Watt, Langley Lodge, Bromley Road, Catford, builder; 1901.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

One item

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the depositor.

Physical characteristics:

Fit

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1980 (ACC/1569)

ALLIED MATERIALS

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Conveyances (documents) | Title deeds | Deeds | Documents | Information sources
Legal documents | Law
Property owners | People by roles | People
Property ownership | Civil law | Legal systems | Law
Solicitors | Legal profession personnel | Personnel | People by occupation | People
Property law x Right to property
Property

Personal names

Corporate names
Baldocks | solicitors

Places