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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/307
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1712 Mar 24
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 production unit.
Name of creator(s): Court of Chancery


Administrative/Biographical history:

William Sherington, brother of Dame Mary Luckyn, was possessed of manors and lands in Hampshire, Middlesex, Essex and Yorkshire, and of houses in Thames Street in the City of London. He died in July 1711 and was buried on 20 July at St Peter upon Cornhill, leaving 20 to the churchwardens of the parish for the benefit of the poor.


Scope and content/abstract:

Exemplification of proceedings in Chancery in the cause: the executors of the will of William Sherington, of Red Lion Square, Holborn versus Dame Mary Luckyn, widow and relict of Sir William Luckyn, of Messing Hall, Essex, and Richard Nicholls, contesting the will.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

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:

Deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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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