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HOVENER, Henry (fl 1665)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-095
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: HOVENER, Henry (fl 1665)
Date(s): 1635-1665
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Hovener and Browne | textile merchants


Administrative/Biographical history:

Hovener and Browne were described the partnership deed of 1665 as joint traders and dealers in all manner of serges, perpetuanas, Norwich wares 'and other stuffs and wares of this kingdom' (serge and perpetuana were woollen fabrics). They had business premises at a messuage in St Swithin's Lane in the parish of St Swithin (described in the title deed of 1635).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to Hovener and Browne, textile merchants, comprising a title deed, 1635, and a partnership deed, 1665.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Two documents in one bundle.

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:

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:
January to May 2011.

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