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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0787
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1797-1867
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres (14 documents).
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Willis family were involved in the legal profession: the documents mention Richard Willis of Tokenhouse Yard, solicitor; James Willis of Lincoln's Inn, barrister-at-law; and George Willis, 449 West Strand.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Willis family relating to properties in Hackney and Clapton, including leases, marriage settlements, a will, and receipts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0787/001 to 014.

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 to the Archive in March 1962.

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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