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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0532
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1792-1807
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.08 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:

'Viscount Melbourne' is probably Peniston Lamb (1745-1828), a substantial landowner in Derbyshire and Hertfordshire, for many years an MP, and from 1770 an Irish peer as first Baron Melbourne (Viscount Melbourne from 1781). His son William Lamb became Prime Minister as the second Viscount Melborne.


Scope and content/abstract:

Lease by Viscount Melbourne to Thomas Bott, umbrella-maker, of the second house from the east corner of Cecil Street, numbered 86 Strand, 1792; assignment of lease of No 86 Strand by Melbourne, Bott and others to Baddeley, shoemaker, 1798 and assignment of lease of No 86 Strand by Baddeley to Mackinlay, 1807.

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Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1954 (Acc/0532).

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Description Notes

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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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