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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/3094
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1836-1992
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Gimbert | family


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Gimbert family, as they appear in this collection, originate in Saint Ives, county of Huntingdonshire. They are later found in the counties of London, Middlesex, Surrey, Kent and Oxfordshire.

William Furgoose Gimbert (c. 1825-1884);
Francis Hunt Gimbert (1847-1925) (son of William Furgoose);
Francis Alexander Gimbert (1874-1944) (son of Francis Hunt);
William Alphonso Gimbert (1875/6-1963) (son of Francis Hunt);
Henry Francis Gimbert (1900-c.1983) (son of William Alphonso);
George Arthur Gimbert (born 1916) (son of William Alphonso);
Madeline (nee Gimbert) May (born 1914) (daughter of William Alphonso).


Scope and content/abstract:

This collection of Gimbert family papers dates from 1838 to 1992, covering four generations, and consists mainly of personal records of family members. It includes an apprenticeship deed from 1838 (see ACC/3094/002), some army records, some nineteenth and early twentieth century family photographs and the genealogical notes kept by various family members through the years.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/3094-1: Personal papers, photographs and correspondence.

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:

Gifted to the Archive in September 1992.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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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