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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4059
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1850-1921
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.30 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Ampthill Square Garden Committee


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Ampthill Square Garden Committee was set up in 1856 to enable "the inhabitants... to take the measures necessary for the maintenance and management of the ornamental garden in Ampthill Square". Since the Square was located in the Parish of Saint Pancras close to and on part of the site now occupied by Euston Station, much of the committees' time was taken up with opposing Bills put forward by the London and North Western Railway Company for development of the land.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Ampthill Square Garden Committee, comprising minutes and byelaws, an account book, deeds and papers relating to property at 24 Ampthill Square and 11 Stratford Place, bills and petitions against the London and North Western Railway Company, a few reports and a plan of the Square in 1884.

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System of arrangement:

LMA/4059/A: Administration; LMA/4059/B: Finance; LMA/4059/C: Deeds and papers; LMA/4059/D: Bills and petitions; LMA/4059/E: London and North Western Railways; LMA/4059/F: Plans.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records were a gift to the London Metropolitan Archives in 1998.

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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:
June to August 2010.

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