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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2308
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1694-1924
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history:

The property in Paddington was owned by Daniel Tidey, Westbourne Grove, Paddington, builder, in the 1850s. The premises then passed into the ownership of the Reverend T Blockley.

F P Morrell took over property in Spitalfields from Reverend L L Sharpe of Brixton. F P Morrell lived at Black-Hall, Oxford and was the coroner for the University.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records relating to property, especially deeds for 31 Leinster Gardens, Paddington (formerly No. 20). Also some papers relating to houses at White Hart Lane, Tottenham and 4-8 Booth Street, Spitalfields, owned by the Morrell family.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The collection was originally catalogued into categories of Morrell family papers and the [solicitor] firm's dealings with its clients. Among the collection were a number of strays which related to London and Middlesex. Apart from one set of twenty items relating to 31 Leinster Gardens, Paddington, the rest of the collection is of miscellaneous material.

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:

These records were transferred to the Greater London Record Office [now LMA] by Oxfordshire County Record Office in August 1986.

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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