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DENCE, THOMAS (fl 1876)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2832
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: DENCE, THOMAS (fl 1876)
Date(s): 1876-1923
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.33 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Dence | Thomas | fl 1876 | property developer and investor


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Dence was an investor in various UK and foreign companies and the owner of several properties, including premises in Bromley, Clapham, Croydon, Ferme Park, Highgate, Norbury, Stamford Hill, Southwark, Sutton and Wandsworth; as well as several outside of London including premises in Cambridgeshire and Herne Bay, Kent.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Thomas Dence and family, 1876-1923, including investment ledger and papers relating to investments such as certificates; cash books, registers of deeds and legal documents relating to properties; register of insurance policies; wills, powers of attorney and documents relating to the Dence Trust; cheque books; letter book, mostly letters to tenants; ledger listing documents regarding the Ferme Park Estate, including building agreements, leases issued and deeds.

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Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the archive in 1990.

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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:
July to October 2009

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