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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0969
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1668-1935
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.66 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Pennington and Sons | solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history:

A deed is any document affecting title, that is, proof of ownership, of the land in question. The land may or may not have buildings upon it. Common types of deed include conveyances, mortgages, bonds, grants of easements, wills and administrations.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Pennington and Sons (solicitors), comprising title deeds and other papers, 1668-1935 (some undated), relating to premises in:
* Tottenham: West Green Lodge, 1842-1904, and Northumberland Park Road and Lansdowne Road, 1867-1905;
* Harlington: Dawley, 1853-1879;
* Hornsey: Harringay Terrace {later Turnpike Lane}, {18th century}, 1860-1919, and Hornsey Lane, 1668-1823;
* Friern Barnet: Hungerdown {Hangerdown} Lane (later Station Road), Whetstone, 1827-1868;
* Edmonton: Broome Field, 1853;
* Willesden: Salisbury Terrace, Kilburn, 1864-1916, and Hanover Road, 1904-1914;
* Hendon: papers of Catherine Houshold of St Mary's Abbey, Mill Hill, 1887-1890;
* Acton: Goldsmith Road and Baldwin Gardens, 1891-1920;
* property transactions of B W Parsons Ltd in Ealing, 1858-1931, Wimbledon, 1880-1935, Tunbridge Wells, 1900-1932, Surbiton, 1908, Ramsgate, Bournemouth, Charterhouse Street (London), Portsmouth and Monmouth, 1911-1935, and miscellaneous papers of B W Parsons Ltd, 1892-1932.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

The papers are divided by geographical location as listed in the 'scope and content'.

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 1962

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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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