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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/233
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: HAMMOND, George
Date(s): 1818-[1970]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 10 production units.
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

The church of Saint Sepulchre, Holborn Viaduct, was first mentioned in 1137. It was damaged in the Great Fire of 1666 and was rebuilt in 1670-71. However the tower and outer wall survived and date from around 1450. The church is now the National Musicians' Church. The church is also known as Saint Sepulchre without Newgate as it stood just outside the Newgate walls. The parish was partly within the City of London and partly within the former county of Middlesex.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers accumulated by the late George Hammond mostly relating to the parish of Saint Sepulchre Holborn. The papers mainly comprise notices, correspondence, accounts and apprenticeship indentures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in no particular order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These records were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library on 30 September 1996. They were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in 1998. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also the parish collection of St Sepulchre Holborn (P69/SEP), the records of Farringdon Within (CLC/W/JB), and the records of the Worshipful Company of Joiners and Ceilers (CLC/L/JA).

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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