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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-106
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1823-1832
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): James Fenning and Co | insurance brokers


Administrative/Biographical history:

James Fenning and Company, insurance brokers, had premises at 3 Royal Exchange between 1817 and 1829. Partners in the firm were James Fenning, Robert Howard Shepard and George Fenning. The firm was wound up in 1832. The closing profit and loss account was drawn from company ledger 'A' (whereabouts now unknown).


Scope and content/abstract:

Profit and loss accounts for James Fenning and Company, insurance brokers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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:

The volume was presented to Guildhall Library in 1978. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also Fenning and Shepard, reference CLC/B/227-074.

Note the following volume is not held by London Metropolitan Archives but appeared for sale in Samuel Gedge Limited, rare booksellers catalogue XIX (2014): 'Alphabet of business James Fenning' manuscript register arranged alphabetically recording ship, date, owners, port of departure and planned destination and financing details (1816-1820).

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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