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AMBLER, John (fl 1695)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-003
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: AMBLER, John (fl 1695)
Date(s): [1671-1699]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Ambler | John | fl 1695 | law clerk or scrivener


Administrative/Biographical history:

On the recto of the front fly-leaf appears the following inscription: "John Ambler his booke. 1685. Nov.r 18 1685". And by a different hand: "Ex dono W:W:". On the verso: "Char. Gray 1712". On the verso of the back fly-leaf appears "Iohn Ambler 1701".

A John Ambler is traceable in the 1695 Marriage tax assessment as living with his wife Lucy in the Holborn Cross precinct of the parish of St Sepulchre London in the ward of Farringdon Without.


Scope and content/abstract:

Formulary and precedent book of a London law clerk or attorney's scrivener, possibly John Ambler.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and Latin.

System of arrangement:

One item.

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:

See also CLC/522/MS11527A.

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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