Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2952
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: CLAY, Sir William (1789-1869)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.
Sir William Clay, first baronet, was born in 1791. His father George Clay was a shipowner and merchant. William entered the family business. He also served as MP for Tower Hamlets between 1832 and 1857; was Secretary to the Board of Control, and was magistrate for Middlesex and Westminster. In 1822 he married the daughter of Mr Thomas Dickason of Twickenham, and had 6 daughters and 3 sons. He died at Cadogan Place in 1869, aged 77.
Information from The Times, Wednesday, Mar 17, 1869; pg. 12; Issue 26387; col A
Scope and content/abstract:
Personal property records of Sir William Clay, including conveyance to Thames Valley Railway Company of land in Teddington, 1865; conveyances to South Western Railway, 1868 and 1929; conveyance by Merritts Contractors Ltd to Metropolitan Housing Corporation Ltd, 1929; and deeds of covenant for houses in Wellington Gardens, Teddington, 1951.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
ACC/2952/001 to 011.
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:
Records deposited by MEPC plc, 30 July 1991 (BRA 2407).
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.