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GRAY, Benjamin (fl 1727)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-082
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: GRAY, Benjamin (fl 1727)
Date(s): 1704-1726
Level of description: Collection
Extent: Two production units.
Name of creator(s): Gray | Benjamin | fl 1727 | watch and clock maker


Administrative/Biographical history:

Benjamin Gray was a watchmaker and clockmaker, of Pall Mall (in 1727).


Scope and content/abstract:

Day book of clock and watch maker Benjamin Gray.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One volume with one photocopy, made while the manuscript was still in private hands.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The original manuscript was deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in July 1996. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For further biographical information on Benjamin Gray, see G H Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, vol.1 (3rd ed 1963), available at the enquiry desk of the Printed Books Section of Guildhall Library.

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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