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Records of the Proprietors of Battersea Bridge

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0347 D72
Held at: Wandsworth Heritage Service
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Full title: Records of the Proprietors of Battersea Bridge
Date(s): 1764-1884
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 51 files
Name of creator(s): Please contact the Archive for further information.
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Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection includes correspondence, deeds and miscellaneous records of Battersea Bridge, along with a number of records from other London bridges. There is also a small amount of material concerned with railways, canals, turnpikes and so on.

Please note that the original order of these items had been considerably disturbed, and whilst efforts have been made to ensure that all items included in the catalogue are still present it has not been possible to do so definitively. Some items may not have been filed with their correct reference number, and additional items may be included but are not on the catalogue.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Please contact the Archive for further information.

Conditions governing access:

This material is only available in the Wandsworth Heritage Service search room at Battersea Library. Please contact Heritage Service staff for more information.

Conditions governing reproduction:

The contents of this catalogue are in the copyright of the place of deposit; Rights in the Access to Archives database are the property of the Crown.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Accession: MS72-90, Oct 1933.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other records of the Battersea Bridge Company can be found at the London Metropolitan Archives (BC/B). Wandsworth District Board of Works material is at the Wandsworth Heritage Service, ref: WDBW.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Finding aid created by export from CALM v8.0.2.40 Archives Hub EAD2002. Entry amended by Barbara Ball

Rules or conventions:
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:
April 2011

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