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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/215-15
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1738-1875
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 8 production units.
Name of creator(s): Langbourn Ward School


Administrative/Biographical history:

Langbourn Ward School was founded in 1702 and on the expiration of the lease of its schoolhouse in 1874 was united with Cornhill and Lime Street Wards School.

The united school was conducted at the Cornhill and Lime Street schoolhouse in St Mary Axe until its amalgamation with the Cass School.


Scope and content/abstract:

The only surviving records of Langbourn Ward School are trustees' minutes from 1738 and a set of rules.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

CLC/215/MS31187 to MS31188.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

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 the Langbourn Ward see CLC/W/KA. For the Cornhill, Lime Street and Langbourn Wards School see CLC/215-14.

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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