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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1137
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1834-1889
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Glyn Mills and Company | bankers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Probate (also called proving a will) is the process of establishing the validity of a will, which was recorded in the grant of probate.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers collected by the bankers in the course of their work, comprising declaration of trust stating that annuity of 220 purchased by William L. Johnson of Camberwell to be held in trust for Mary A. Wood of Hadley, widow of George Wood and William L. Wood of Horton House, Berkshire, army major, by David Jennings of Essex Street, Strand, solicitor, 1834; articles of partnership, establishing partnership in barge-building business (to be known as 'Recknell and White') between William Recknell of High Street, Old Brentford, barge builder and Frederick White of Long Ditton, Surrey, barge builder, 1874; probate of will of George Howell of 33 (formerly 69) Sunnyside Road, Hornsey Rise, carpenter; made 5 July 1878; mortgage for piece of land at Northwood in Ruislip parish (now Murray Road), 1889.

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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:

Received in 1971

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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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