Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/517
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: WICKES, John Houghton (fl 1816-1866)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Wickes | John Houghton | fl 1816-1866 | undertaker
John Houghton Wickes and Alfred Nelson Wickes, both of Clements Lane, Lombard Street, were undertakers and successively parish clerk of the united parishes of St Edmund the King and Martyr and St Nicholas Acons. AN Wickes was also a watch and clockmaker.
Scope and content/abstract:
These records comprise account books of funerals performed by John Houghton Wickes, 1816-36 and by John Houghton Wickes and Alfred Nelson Wickes 1840-7 and 1855-66.
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 City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
The records of JH Wickes and AN Wickes were presented to the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by a private individual in 1965 and catalogued in 1966 by a member of Guildhall Library staff. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section 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.