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BENNETT

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2162
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BENNETT
Date(s): 1689-1869
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Various.

Context

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.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to property ownership for premises in London, Middlesex and Westminster, 1689-1875 and papers relating to court proceedings, 1776-1869, including King's Bench and Chancery.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/2162/1-12: Property; ACC/2162/13-19: Court proceedings.

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: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

These records were part of an ad hoc collection of miscellaneous records built up by John Bennett of West Mersea, Essex, and bequeathed to the Essex Record Office in 1984. The Essex material has been retained at Essex Record Office, whilst the non-Essex records have been dispersed to other record offices.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to the Archive in 1985.

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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