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Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harnessmakers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 596
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harnessmakers
Date(s): 1685-1687
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 double sheets
Name of creator(s): Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harnessmakers
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The Coachmakers and Coach Harnessmakers Company was granted a charter by King Charles II in 1677. It was soon established as the governing body of the trade and undertook a certain amount of policing within the trade. The company survived the trials of history and developed new interests alongside its traditional ones, particularly in the motor trade.


Scope and content/abstract:

Two documents giving names of members of the company.

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Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Bought from Stanley Crowe, 1963.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
2000-02-18 Joseph Gelfer

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