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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0276
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1427-1872
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.99 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

There is no unifying factor to these papers (e.g. that they relate to property owned by one estate or family or the legal work of one office), they were simply collected for their antiquarian interest before being passed to the archive.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of historical records including papers of sheriffs of London and Middlesex 1623-1829; Paymasters General in Ireland 1693; Hampton Court 1663-1664; Royal Household 1773; King's Bench and Common Pleas 1716-1816; Central Criminal Court 1847 and Receiver-general of taxes 1801-1816; and Middlesex Sessions Records.

Also title deeds and other legal documents for premises in Acton, Ashford, Bedfont, Brentford, Chiswick. Cowley, Ealing and Brentford, Edgware, Edmonton, Enfield, Feltham, Finchley, Friern Barnet, Greenford, Hampton, Hanwell, Hanworth, Harefield, Harmondsworth, Harrow (incl. Kenton, Preston, Sudbury, Wembley), Hayes, Hendon, Heston, Highgate, Hillingdon, Ickenham, Isleworth, Kingsbury, Laleham, South Mimms, Pinner, Ruislip, Shepperton, Staines, Little Stanmore, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Tottenham, Twickenham and Twyford.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0276/1-17 Public Records;
ACC/0276/18-21 Middlesex Sessions Records;
ACC/0276/22-481 Title Deeds and Related Papers;
ACC/0276/482-490 Miscellaneous Items.

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:

Records deposited in August 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:
August to October 2010.

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