Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2568
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: BARNET AND DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Unknown.
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.
Source: British Records Association Guidelines 3: How to interpret deeds (available online).
Scope and content/abstract:
Lease by the Governors of Saint Bartholomew's Hospital of two houses and building land in Devonshire Buildings, Great Dover Street, Southwark; and conveyance of The Holmewood Estate, Streatham Hill, Lambeth.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Two items catalogued as ACC/2568/001-002.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Gifted to the Archive by the Barnet and District Local History Society, April 1988.
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: June to August 2010.