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TOWER HAMLETS MILITIA

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0295
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: TOWER HAMLETS MILITIA
Date(s): 1853-1854
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Tower Hamlets Militia

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

A History of the County of Middlesex notes that "in 1853 Henry Merceron leased out no. 21 Victoria Park Square as a store for the Queen's Own Light Infantry Regiment of the Tower Hamlets militia. The site stretched to Globe Street and by the 1860s included a barracks".

From: 'Bethnal Green: Building and Social Conditions from 1837 to 1875', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 11: Stepney, Bethnal Green (1998), pp. 120-126.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Lease of premises in Bethnal Green by Henry Merceron for use as an arms and clothing store by the Queen's Own Light Infantry Regiment of Tower Hamlets Militia. Includes schedule of fixtures and fittings and a marginal plan.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One item catalogued as ACC/0295/001.

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 deposited in 1948.

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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