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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 Q/DEW
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: DEW
Date(s): 1721-1877
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

These papers were collected for their general or antiquarian interest, rather than having a united provenance (that is, being produced by the same institution or business).


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of legal documents, wills, bonds, business arrangements, and title deeds for premises in Spitalfields, Limehouse, Holborn, Westminster, Hackney, Stepney, Lincoln's Inn, Bermondsey and Saint Marylebone.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Some of the deeds and papers in this collection are clearly related and these have been grouped together with the apparently unrelated items following. It is just possible however that some of the latter may have been linked with the former, and each other. The groups are listed below under the name of the person from whom they appear to derive:-
Q/DEW/1 - 5 John Maintru;
Q/DEW/6 - 12 William Butler;
Q/DEW/13 - 15 Elizabeth Huet/Hewet;
Q/DEW/16 - 18 John Dangerfield and Aubrey Joseph Lum;
Q/DEW/19, 20 Henry Goolding;
Q/DEW/21, 22 John Naylor Clayton;
Q/DEW/23 - 30 Miscellaneous.

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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records from the Dew collection deposited in the London County Record Office and later in the Greater London Record Office, 1 January and 11 March 1954, and 29 January 1969.

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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