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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 O/086
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1551-1840
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.45 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

Charles Shorter was a merchant living in the City of London in 1659, and in Southwark by 1691.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of documents relating to property transactions. The properties are situated across South London, including Bermondsey, Stratford, Southwark, Rotherhithe, Denmark Hill, Camberwell, Newington, and Ratcliffe. The properties include wharves, public houses, warehouses, messuages and houses.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

O/086/001 to O/086/137.

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:

Formerly BRS/DA.1932.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited by the British Records Society c 1930-1931.

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:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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