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TURNER, Sir William (fl 1662-1669)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/509
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: TURNER, Sir William (fl 1662-1669)
Date(s): 1604-1752
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 23 production units.
Name of creator(s): Turner | Sir | William | fl 1662-1669 | textiles merchant and Lord Mayor of London

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir William Turner, Citizen and Merchant Taylor, was an Alderman of Castle Baynard Ward; Sheriff, 1662-63 and Lord Mayor, 1668-69. He was also a woollen draper, cloth and silk merchant and most of these records are of his business in the City of London. He also had an estate in Kirkleatham, Yorkshire where he endowed a hospital.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Sir William Turner, textiles merchant and Lord Mayor of London. The bulk of the collection is dated 1604-1714 and includes business records; some personal financial accounts, including expenses of the mayoralty; and deeds for property in Yorkshire. Ms 5112 (account book, 1729-1752) and Ms 5113 (deed of appointment, 1654) were deposited with the archives of Sir William Turner but do not relate directly to him.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

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

Conditions governing access:

Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These manuscripts (except Mss 5111A, 5112A and 10770) were formerly part of Kirkleatham Hall archives and were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1948. Mss 5111A and 10770 were presented to the Manuscripts Section in 1958 and 1961 respectively; Ms 5112A was acquired at an unknown date. The records were catalogued in 1948 and later by members of Guildhall Library staff. 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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