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WESTMINSTER

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): O/271
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WESTMINSTER
Date(s): 1777-1778
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Westminster Commission of Sewers x Westminster and Middlesex Commission of Sewers

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Rates were local taxes levied upon the occupiers of property to defray expenses incurred by local government authorities in providing services, including maintenance of sewer systems and the relief of the poor.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Receipts issued to Thomas Strafield for payment of rates to the Westminster Commission of Sewers for the Kings Scholars Pond, and to the parish of Saint James's, Westminster for the care of the poor, 1777-1778.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

2 items: O/271/001-002.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1968 (AC/68/068).

Allied Materials

Related material:

See reference WCS for the Westminster and Middlesex Commission of Sewers, and reference ACC/0622 for a plan of the King's Scholars Pond sewer.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
April to June 2009

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