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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0371
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1756-1878
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.6 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

Adelaide House was built in 1828 on the west side of Forty Green at a time when the area was fashionable. The house has since been destroyed. Forty Green is now known as Forty Hill.

The Bridgen Hall estate was situated between Carterhatch Lane and Goat Lane. It was sold in 1868 and was divided between a housing estate, gravel digging, and open parkland.


Scope and content/abstract:

Documents relating to Bridgen Hall Estate and Adelaide House Estate, Forty Hill, Enfield; including lease and releases; fines; wills; mortgages; bonds; agreements; conveyances; admittances; copies from court rolls; and other title deeds and legal documents relating to property ownership.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0371/001-059: Bridgen Hall Estate. ACC/0371/060-114: Adelaide House Estate.

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:

Records gifted in August 1950.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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