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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/098
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1932-1996
Level of description: Collection
Extent: Two production units.
Name of creator(s): Queenhithe Ward Club


Administrative/Biographical history:

Queenhithe Ward Club was founded in 1932.

The City of London was divided into wards for the purpose of government as early as Norman times. The wards had responsibility to keep the peace, supervise trade and oversee sanitation, and each ward has the right to elect an Alderman and Commoners to sit in the Court of Common Council. Queenhithe Ward is on the riverside bounded on the north by Bread Street and Cordwainer wards, east by Vintry Ward, west by Castle Baynard and south by the River Thames. The ward contained six City parish churches: St Michael Queenhithe, St Mary Somerset, St Mary Mounthaw, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, St Nicholas Olave and Holy Trinity the Less.


Scope and content/abstract:

Minute books of the Queenhithe Ward Club.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These volumes were deposited in Guildhall Library in 1996 and were catalogued by a member of Library staff in the same year. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For records of the Ward see CLC/W/MA.

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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