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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0373
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1680-1823
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.16 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:

Assignment refers to the transfer of a right, usually a lease, or a mortgage.

Surrender of a lease is the return of property held by lease or by copyhold to the lessor or the lord of the manor.

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


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers collected by the antiquarian dealer in the course of his work, comprising article of agreement, assignment and surrender of leases relating to premises in Saint Mary, Whitechapel, 1680-1694; receipts for rates for paving, lighting, cleansing and watch, and demand for poor rate, for premises in Saint Dunstan in the West, Fleet Street, City of London, 1822-1823.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0373/001-003: Whitechapel; ACC/0373/004-007: St Dunstan in the West.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1950 (Acc/0373).

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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