Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/154
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: LONDON PROVIDENT INSTITUTION
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 16 production units.
Name of creator(s): London Provident Institution | savings bank
The London Provident Institution was a savings bank, of Bishopsgate Churchyard (1816-32), 1-3 Blomfield Street (1833-99) and 119 Middlesex Street, Stepney (1900-17).
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the London Provident Institution, savings bank, comprising: book of rules, 1817-99 (Ms 24521) and depositors' signature books, 1857-1901 (Ms 28944).
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.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Three volumes of customer ledgers, also donated in 1991, were destroyed because they were in an extremely poor condition and offered very little information.
Immediate source of acquisition:
These records were acquired in 1991, Ms 24521 by purchase and Ms 28944 by gift. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
The Bishopsgate Institute holds some further records of the Institution.
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: January to May 2011.