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CROSKEY, Joseph Dickenson (fl 1782)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/439
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CROSKEY, Joseph Dickenson (fl 1782)
Date(s): 1782-1941
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 14 production units.
Name of creator(s): Croskey | Joseph Dickenson | fl 1782 | textile merchant


Administrative/Biographical history:

Joseph Dickenson Croskey, citizen and painter-stainer, was a textile merchant and furrier, with premises successively at 19 Friday Street and 2 Mansion House Street. JD Croskey became senior partner of Brunswick and Company on the death of Christopher Brunswick. The partners in Croskey, Pook and Brunswick were JD Croskey, John Pook and Charles Brunswick.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Joseph Croskey, textile merchant, consisting mostly of financial accounts and correspondence, some relating to the business of Brunswick and Company, furriers.

Access & Use

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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 City of London.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The surviving business and private archives were donated to the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1965 through the agency of the Business Archives Council, and were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in the same year. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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Description Notes

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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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