Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/W/ZA
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: JOINT WARD COLLECTIONS
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Various.
The City of London was divided into wards for the purpose of government as early as Norman times. The wards had responsibility to keep the peace, supervise trade and oversee sanitation, and each ward has the right to elect an Alderman and Commoners to sit in the Court of Common Council.
Scope and content/abstract:
Two receipts signed by the deputies of the wards of Bridge and Candlewick for money received towards providing for the poor and list of jurors (inquest men) for the wards of Farringdon Within and Langbourn.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Records in chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
Bridge Within Ward: CLC/W/GE;
Candlewick Ward: CLC/W/HA;
Farringdon Within Ward: CLC/W/JA;
Langbourn Ward: CLC/W/KA.
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: August to October 2010.