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POLLARD, William

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2667
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: POLLARD, William
Date(s): 1868-1895
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Pollard | William


Administrative/Biographical history:

Islington Cemetery, 278 High Road, East Finchley, was founded in 1854. It was the first municipally owned cemetery in London.

The London Necropolis and National Mausoleum Company, later known as the London Necropolis Company, established the Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey in 1854, to ease pressure on crowded London burial grounds.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of William Pollard, including documents relating to the purchase of land in Hornsey, 1868-72; plan of Islington Burial Ground, East Finchley, showing location of numbered grave spaces, 1882; grant of grave space in Islington Burial Ground, East Finchley, 1888; accounts for burials at the London Necropolis Company cemetery, 1894-95.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/2667/001-004: Property documents; ACC/2667/005-010: Burial records.

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:

Records from an anonymous source transferred by the West Sussex Record Office, 1 March 1989.

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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