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CHAPMAN FAMILY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/433
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CHAPMAN FAMILY
Date(s): 1613-1813
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 15 production units.
Name of creator(s): Various.

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir John Chapman was a mercer who held office as Alderman of London. He was a Sheriff 1678-79 and Lord Mayor 1688-89, dying while in office.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of title deeds and legal documents relating to the estates of Sir John Chapman and of his family and descendants.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

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:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These records were purchased by Guildhall Library in 1954 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.

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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