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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 E/DNC
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1591-1889
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres (33 files).
Name of creator(s): Duncombe | family | solicitors of London


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Duncombe family were solicitors based in London. Most of the documents are concerned with the interests of members of the Duncombe family in Holborn and elsewhere, but some certainly, and others possibly relate to their practice as solicitors.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Duncombe family relating to their property in London, as follows:

E/DNC/1-10: property, including that of William Lowndes, in Westminster and elsewhere;
E/DNC/11: Duncombe family property: Westminster;
E/DNC/12-25: Duncombe family property: Holborn;
E/DNC/26, 27: Duncombe family property: City;
E/DNC/29-30: Duncombe family property: St Giles in the Fields etc.
E/DNC/31: Duncombe family property: Kensington;
E/DNC/32: Duncombe family property: Hoxton;
E/DNC/33: Duncombe family property: unspecified [perhaps as solicitors].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Collection divided into sections as outlined in the Scope and Content.

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 April 1968.

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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