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BIRCHAM AND COMPANY {SOLICITORS}

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1321
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BIRCHAM AND COMPANY {SOLICITORS}
Date(s): 1845-1866
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Bircham and Company | solicitors

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

A covenant or deed of covenant was an agreement entered into by one of the parties to a deed to another. A covenant for production of title deeds was an agreement to produce deeds not being handed over to a purchaser, while a covenant to surrender was an agreement to surrender copyhold land.

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

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1845-1866, collected by the solicitors in the course of their work, comprising deeds and legal documents relating to properties in Harrow on the Hill, including copies of court rolls from the Manor of Harrow Rectory, mortgages, papers relating to wills, deeds of covenant, and sales particulars.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

In chronological order

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 1976 (ACC/1321).

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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