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BURKITT, Edward Herbert (fl 1865-1904)


Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/033

Held at: London Metropolitan Archives

Title: BURKITT, Edward Herbert (fl 1865-1904)

Date(s): 1865-1904

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 11 production units.

Name of creator(s): Burkitt | Edward Herbert | fl 1865-1904 | solicitor


Administrative/Biographical history:

Edward Herbert Burkitt (1854-1922) was a solicitor of 42 Theobalds Road, London WC, and also Clerk of the Curriers' Company, 1881-1922 and of the Tin Plate Workers' Company, 1881-91. In these last two roles he succeeded his father, Edward Burkitt (d.1881) of Highbury, Clerk of the Curriers' Company from 1833 and of the Tin Plate Workers' Company from 1838. Edward Burkitt senior was also Common Councilman for Cripplegate Within, 1855-77. Edward Herbert Burkitt was made free of the Curriers' Company in 1875 and gained the livery in the same year. He also acted as solicitor to the Company. He published a history of the Curriers' Company in 1906.


Scope and content/abstract:

Financial records from the solicitor's practice of Edward Herbert Burkitt.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by the Cordwainers' Company in 1972.


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: November 2010 to January 2011.

Business records | Documents | Information sources
Solicitors | Legal profession personnel | Personnel | People by occupation | People

Personal names
Burkitt | Edward Herbert | fl 1865-1904 | solicitor

Corporate names

City of London | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe