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WOOD, Thomas (fl 1705-1746)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-206
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WOOD, Thomas (fl 1705-1746)
Date(s): 1735-1737
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Wood | Thomas | fl 1705-1746 | carpenter


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Wood (fl 1705-1746) citizen and carpenter, was a builder, of Beech Lane, Red Cross Street in the parish of St Giles Cripplegate. Wood was from 1717 carpenter to the Draper's Company and tenant of their estate in Cripplegate Without Ward (source: Drapers' records).


Scope and content/abstract:

Note, account and estimate book of Thomas Wood, carpenter. He worked on the almshouses and school of the Drapers' Company in Mile End left to them by Francis Bancroft in 1728: a substantial portion of the volume contains detailed notes and calculations on the erection and fittings of the buildings to the design of Henry Barratt, architect.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One volume.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Manuscripts section of Guildhall Library by a private individual in 1972. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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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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