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PARKER, GARRETT AND COMPANY {SOLICITORS}

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0909
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: PARKER, GARRETT AND COMPANY {SOLICITORS}
Date(s): 1774-1820
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parker, Garrett and Company | solicitors

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Lease and release was the most common method of conveying freehold property from the later seventeenth century onwards, before the introduction of the modern conveyance in the late nineteenth century. The lease was granted for a year (sometimes six months), then on the following day the lessor released their right of ownership in return for the consideration (the thing for which land was transferred from one party to another, usually, of course, a sum of money).

An assignment of term, or assignment to attend the inheritance, was an assignment of the remaining term of years in a mortgage to a trustee after the mortgage itself has been redeemed.

A marriage settlement was a legal agreement drawn up before a marriage by the two parties, setting out terms with respect to rights of property and succession.

From the British Records Association "Guidelines 3 - Interpreting Deeds: How To Interpret Deeds - A Simple Guide And Glossary".

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1774-1820, collected by the solicitors in the course of their work, comprising a lease and release, an assignment, a marriage settlement, a will and legal correspondence relating to premises in Bloomsbury, Mile End and Ham Common, Richmond upon Thames.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/0909/1 - ACC/0909/11.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the 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 1965

Allied Materials

Related material:

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:
July to October 2009

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