Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/506
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: THOMPSON, Percy (1866-1953)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4 volumes.
Name of creator(s): Thompson | Percival George | 1866-1953 | architect, local historian and naturalist
Percival George Thompson (1866-1953) was born in Surrey and trained as an architect. He moved to Loughton in 1901 and became an enthusiastic local historian and naturalist, a member of the Essex Field Club, as well as serving as Chairman of Loughton Urban District Council, 1918-1920. Thompson's publications included The Story of the Parish Church of Loughton, Essex (1946) and contributions to nature journals. He was Curator of Queen Elizabeth's Lodge Museum, Chingford from 1917-1948. He died in 1953 and is buried in Loughton Cemetery.
Information from: http://www.essexfieldclub.org.uk/portal/p/Noteworthy+naturalist/s/17
Scope and content/abstract:
Research by Percy Thompson on the history and topography of Loughton, Essex, including a history of the parish, including the churches, chapels, schools, local government, cricket club and notable buildings; maps; plans; transcripts of records and monumental inscriptions; copies of souvenir programmes; and photographs.
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:
Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.
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 in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
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: Records prepared May to September 2011.