Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/033
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: BURKITT, Edward Herbert (fl 1865-1904)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 11 production units.
Name of creator(s): Burkitt | Edward Herbert | fl 1865-1904 | solicitor
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited by the Cordwainers' Company in 1972.
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.