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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 E/CRY
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1701-1883
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.6 linear metres (170 documents).
Name of creator(s): Crawley | family | of Bedfordshire


Administrative/Biographical history:

Samuel Crawley and John Sambrook Crawley are mentioned in these documents as 'of Beds'. The Crawley family were notable landowners in Bedfordshire, owning several manors there since 1519. A John Crawley was married to Susannah Vanacker Sambrooke of St. George Hanover Square, daughter of Sir Samuel Vanacker Sambrooke, and several pieces of property seem to have passed into the Crawley family through this connection.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Crawley family relating to the management of their estates in Holborn and Marylebone.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

E/CRY-1: General papers;
E/CRY-2: Boswell Street, Holborn;
E/CRY-3: Dane Street, Holborn;
E/CRY-4: Eagle Street, Holborn;
E/CRY-5: High Holborn;
E/CRY-6: Kingsgate Street, Holborn;
E/CRY-7: Red Lion Passage, Holborn;
E/CRY-8: Red Lion Square, Holborn;
E/CRY-9: Red Lion Street, Holborn;
E/CRY-10: Newman Street, St Marylebone;
E/CRY-11: Welbeck Street, St Marylebone;
E/CRY-12: Wigmore Street, St Marylebone;
E/CRY-13: Fitzroy Street, St Pancras.

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:

Records deposited in August 1954.

Allied Materials

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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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