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SMITH, Sir William (fl 1740-1750)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/505
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SMITH, Sir William (fl 1740-1750)
Date(s): 1590-1803
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3 bundles and 2 files.
Name of creator(s): Smith | Sir | William | fl 1740-1750 | Knight | alderman of the City of London


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir William Smith, citizen and member of the Company of Waxchandler, was sheriff 1741-42 and alderman for Aldgate Ward 1747-52.


Scope and content/abstract:

Estate and other papers left by and relating to Sir William Smith and his successors. The papers relate to properties in the City of London and to the offices of corn meter and coal meter.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These items were transferred to Guildhall Library via the British Records Association and were catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff in 1952. 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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