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OATES, Edward (1792-1865)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/171
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: OATES, Edward (1792-1865)
Date(s): 1815-1863
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4 production units.
Name of creator(s): Oates | Edward | 1792-1865 | attorney


Administrative/Biographical history:

Edward Oates (1792-1865), was an attorney, of Meanwoodside, near Leeds, and sometime of Furnival's Inn. He married Susan Grace, the only surviving child and heiress of Edward Grace, J.P., of St Ann's Burley, near Leeds.


Scope and content/abstract:

Business and social correspondence of Edward Oates, attorney, of Leeds and Furnival's Inn.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

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:

These records were transferred to Guildhall Library via the Business Archives Council in 1975. They were transferred to the Business Archives Council by the same person who donated the records of Edward Grace and Co (CLC/B/078). They were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in 2008. 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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