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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1648
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1881-1914
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Rooks, Rider and Company | solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Knightley (1824-1905) was an architect of some note. He was District Surveyor for Hammersmith for over 40 years. His practise was in Cannon Street EC1. His most famous building was Queen's Hall, Langham Place (1890) which was the home of the Henry Wood Promenade concerts [the Proms] until it was destroyed by enemy action in 1941. He also designed the Birkbeck Bank premises and Saint Paul's Church, Westferry Road.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1881-1914, collected by the solicitors in the course of their work, comprising deeds and legal documents relating to properties owned by the Knightley family, particularly Thomas Edward Knightley, in Poplar, Norton Folgate (a street in the City of London), Finsbury, Tulse Hill and Tottenham.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

14 items 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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1981.

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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