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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/215-12
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1713-1907
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 27 production units.
Name of creator(s): Broad Street Ward School


Administrative/Biographical history:

The school was established in 1713 by voluntary subscription and minutes of trustees and subscribers survive from that date (Ms 31167). The school was held in Leg and Ball Alley, London Wall and was amalgamated with the Cass School in 1907.


Scope and content/abstract:

The records of Broad Street Ward School include minutes, subscription books, accounts, correspondence, admission registers and attendance books, reports, copies of hymns and deeds.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

CLC/215/MS31167 to MS31176.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The archive was deposited in Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section by the Foundation in 1995 (apart from Ms 19627-8). The records were catalogued by a member of the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For records of Broad Street Ward see CLC/W/GF.

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:
August to October 2010.

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