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CORNHILL AND LIME STREET WARDS SCHOOLS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/215-13
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CORNHILL AND LIME STREET WARDS SCHOOLS
Date(s): 1708-1903
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 30 production units.
Name of creator(s): Cornhill and Lime Street Wards School

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Cornhill and Lime Street Wards School was established in 1711 and minutes of the committee of management survive from then. Admissions of children are recorded in the minutes from 1738.

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.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Cornhill and Lime Street Wards School, comprising minutes of the Committee of Management; treasurer's journals; financial accounts and roll commemorating laying of first stone of the new school building (1846).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

CLC/215/MS31177 to MS31183.

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

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The archive was deposited in Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section by the Sir John Cass's Foundation in 1995 (apart from Ms 19627-8). The Cornhill and Lime Street treasurer's journal for 1775-1818 was deposited privately in 1962 and was previously catalogued as Ms 10951. 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 records of Cornhill Ward see CLC/W/HF; for Lime Street Ward see CLC/W/KB. See also CLC/215-14 for the Cornhill, Lime Street and Langbourn Wards School.


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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