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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF FUELLERS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/L/FK
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF FUELLERS
Date(s): 1983-1984
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units
Name of creator(s): Worshipful Company of Fuellers

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Worshipful Company of Fuellers is a modern livery company which was established in 1981 and granted livery status in 1984. It represents all sectors of the energy industry although its origins are in coal. Various bodies represented the interests of the coal trade until the combined efforts of The Society of Coal Merchants of London, The Society of Coal Factors, and the Coal Meters formed a City Livery Company - the Fuellers - in 1981. Many members of the Fuellers' Company work in the energy industry. The Company continues to support and promote that industry, but its activities are predominantly charitable.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers, 1983-1984. The records comprise letters patent confirming livery status 1984 (Ms 36960) and a grant of arms 1983 (Ms 36961).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ACCESS: These records are stored at the Guildhall Library site rather than the LMA Clerkenwell site. Researchers wishing to access these records should do so at the Guildhall Library Rare Books table. The Library is open Monday to Saturday, 9:30 to 16:45. Researchers will need to have an Archives History Card or a Library Readers Card. An archivist will be available at Guildhall Library on Thursday mornings to answer any queries.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

The catalogue has been arranged in sections each with an archival classification code as follows: CLC/L/FK/A: Constitutional records.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ACCESS: These records are stored at the Guildhall Library site rather than the LMA Clerkenwell site. Researchers wishing to access these records should do so at the Guildhall Library Rare Books table. The Library is open Monday to Saturday, 9:30 to 16:45. Researchers will need to have an Archives History Card or a Library Readers Card. An archivist will be available at Guildhall Library on Thursday mornings to answer any queries. For further information please see LMA Research Guide "Consulting Archives at Guildhall Library", available at http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Visitor_information/free_information_leaflets.htm

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

They were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the Company in 2005. The Manuscripts Section merged with London Metropolitan Archives in 2008. The records were catalogued by an assistant archivist in 2006.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For further information relating to Livery Companies, particularly using the company records for family history, please see Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section "Livery Company Membership Guide" and Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section "Leaflet Guides to Records: Searching for Members or those apprenticed to Members of City of London Livery Companies" (both available online).

For a general introduction to the history of the City of London Livery Companies please see entry in The London Encyclopaedia, ed Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert.

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:
Oct-09

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