Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-185
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: TOWSE, John (1759-1763)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Towse | John | fl 1759-1763 | attorney
William Hippisley, attorney, was clerk to the Fishmongers' Company 1758-1766. John Towse was deputy clerk to the Fishmongers' Company and previously law clerk to Hippisley.
Scope and content/abstract:
Business diary of John Towse, attorney. The volume is inscribed, inside the front cover: "This book is kept for the use of William Hippisley Esqr, of Fishmongers' Hall and contains Memorandums of all business in generall, that fell to my Part to transact, during my continuance with him, begun on Wednesday the 3d January 1759. Jno Towse". The diary contains numerous references to legal business transacted on behalf of the Fishmongers' Company.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
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
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited along with the records of the Cooks' Company in 1957.
Worshipful Company of Cooks: CLC/L/CH.
Worshipful Company of Fishmongers: CLC/L/FE.
John David Towse (son of John Towse): CLC/B/227-184.
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.