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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0651
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1761-1858
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Denton, Hall and Burgin | solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history:

The manor of Enfield is first recorded as held by Ansgar the staller in 1066. In 1086 it was owned by Geoffrey de Mandeville and stayed in his family until 1419 when it became the property of King Henry V. Subsequently it was assigned to various female members of the Royal family, including Margaret of Anjou; and was leased out by the Royals until the lease was acquired by the Duke of Chandos in 1742.

Source: "A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5: Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton, Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham", 1976, (available online).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1761-1858, collected by the solicitors in the course of their work, including extracts from court rolls, copies of wills, receipts, leases, releases, mortgages, conveyances, fines and deeds relating to land and properties in Enfield.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0651-1: Enfield Properties.

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 1958 (Acc/0651).

Allied Materials

Related material:

For further records relating to the manor of Enfield see reference ACC/0267.

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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