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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/466
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1641-1936
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 19 production units.
Name of creator(s): Illidge | family | of Brixton and Rayleigh


Administrative/Biographical history:

These papers relate to various members of the Illidge family in the 19th century, in particular John Illidge, stockbroker (Sheriff 1834/5; died 1846) and his sons Thomas Bailey Illidge and John Betts Illidge.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Illidge family concerning private and family matters almost entirely, with little reference to business affairs. They include numerous deeds and records of family property in Brixton and in Dartford, Kent, and Rayleigh, Essex.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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 depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by a family descendant in June 1991. They were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in 1992. 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:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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