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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 Q/SHR
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SHERWOOD
Date(s): 1616-1936
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.6 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Parish of St George the Martyr, Borough | Church of England


Administrative/Biographical history:

These papers relating to properties and businesses 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 documents relating to the parish of Saint George the Martyr, Southwark, including faculties, bills, receipts, notices, Vestry minutes, bonds and certificates. Also deeds, wills, and other legal documents relating to property ownership for other areas of London and Surrey.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The present arrangement brings together items which appear to be linked with the parish of St George the Martyr Southwark; the remainder seem to be unrelated and are listed borough by borough, followed by out-county. Wrappers used by Sherwood are kept with individual documents, but not noted in list, or numbered.
Q/SHR/1 - 95 Parish of St. George the Martyr, Southwark;
Q/SHR/96-156 Inner London boroughs;
Q/SHR/157-173 Out-county, Surrey.

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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These documents were obtained by the late George F. T. Sherwood of Brockley for his collection, which was later purchased by the Genealogical Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They were microfilmed by the Society, and have now been given to the Greater London Record Office.

Allied Materials

Related material:

P92/GEO: records of St George the Martyr.

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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