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BAGSHAW, William (fl 1816-1864)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 E/BGS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BAGSHAW, William (fl 1816-1864)
Date(s): 1816-1864
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres (19 documents).
Name of creator(s): Bagshaw | William | fl 1816-1864 | accountant


Administrative/Biographical history:

William Bagshaw was a gentleman and accountant of Coleman Street.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of William Bagshaw relating to two properties in which he had an interest, 42 Craven Street, Strand and 3 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, and to a grave in Highgate Cemetery he purchased. One document shows him acting as a trustee. Two apprenticeship indentures have no obvious link with the rest of the documents, and may have come from another source.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The collection has been arranged into four series, comprising the following material:
E/BGS/001-007: 42 Craven St., Strand: title deeds;
E/BGS/008-011: 42 Craven St., Strand: lease, etc.
E/BGS/012,013: 42 Craven St., Strand: cellar: lease, etc.
E/BGS/014,015: 3 Great Russell St., Bloomsbury: lease, etc.
E/BGS/016: Highgate Cemetery: grant;
E/BGS/017: Discharge from trusteeship;
E/BGS/018: Apprenticeship indentures.

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 gifted to the Archive in 1969.

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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