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REVEREND STEPHEN FREEMAN'S SCHOOL, PONDERS END

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4050
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: REVEREND STEPHEN FREEMAN'S SCHOOL, PONDERS END
Date(s): 1799-1848
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.04 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Reverend Stephen Freeman's School | Ponders End

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Reverend Stephen Freeman's School was situated in a red brick house situated at the upper end of Baker Street in Enfield, known as Holmwood.

Past pupils of the school included Charles Babbage the mathematician and Captain Marryat the novelist.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Accounts ledger from the Reverend Stephen Freeman's School, Ponders End. The ledger covers the period 1806 to 1848. It is not titled and contains records and accounts of tuition fees, boarding fees, costs of clothes and shoes, charges for dancing lessons, payments of medicines and payment of pocket monies for each individual pupil. The volume also gives details of name and address of the parents. There are a number of loose pages of traders' invoices and letters and notes dating back to 1799.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Record gifted to the Archive in July 1998.

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:
June to August 2010.

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