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CANSICK, Frederick Teague (b 1829)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/231
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CANSICK, Frederick Teague (b 1829)
Date(s): 1874-1887
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 9 production units.
Name of creator(s): Cansick | Frederick Teague | b 1829 | author


Administrative/Biographical history:

Frederick Teague Cansick was born in 1829. He published several volumes of monumental inscriptions, for example the three volume A collection of curious and interesting epitaphs, copied from the monuments of distinguished and noted characteres in the ancient church and burial grounds of Saint Pancras, Middlesex (1869) and a similar publication for Hornsey, Tottenham, Edmonton, Enfield, Friern Barnet and Hadley, Middlesex (1875).


Scope and content/abstract:

The records comprise transcripts by Frederick Teague Cansick of monumental inscriptions in churchyards and burial grounds in Saint Andrew Holborn, Saint Giles in the Fields, All Hallows Bread Street, All Hallows London Wall, Christchurch Newgate Street, Saint Benet Paul's Wharf, Saint Botolph Aldersgate, Saint Mary Aldermary, Saint Mary Woolnoth, Saint Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street, Saint Mary Queenhithe, Saint Sepulchre, Saint James Pentonville Road, All Saints Edmonton and All Hallows Tottenham.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Transcripts arranged by church.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Ms 5866-7 were purchased by the Library in 1949; Ms 11996-8, 12008-9 were transferred from the Bishopsgate Institute in 1967. They were catalogued in 1949 and 1967 respectively by members of Guildhall Library staff. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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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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