Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-012
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: B. & J. NEWTON
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): B and J Newton | notaries public
The business was founded by William Newton (born c 1741). He later worked in partnership with his two sons, Benjamin and John. B and J Newton were based at 27 (later 17) Birchin Lane in the early 19th century. At the time of cataloguing (2007) the firm was based at 68 Lombard Street.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Benjamin and John Newton, notaries public, comprising memorandum book of legal documents drawn up, attested or certified by the brothers or their staff.
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 City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
The memorandum book was purchased by Guildhall Library in 2003. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
For more information see Brian G.C. Brooks, London Notaries and their History (1967) available in Guildhall Library Printed Books.
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.