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COMYN, Valens (fl 1732)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/438
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: COMYN, Valens (fl 1732)
Date(s): [1720]-1747
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 33 production units.
Name of creator(s): Comyn | Valens | fl 1732 | Clerk to the Chamberlain of St Paul's Cathedral


Administrative/Biographical history:

Valens Comyn was Clerk to the Chamberlain of St Paul's Cathedral (for his appointment in 1732 see CLC/313/C/001/MS25630/19, f.282); Stephen Comyn later became Steward of the cathedral estates (in 1757; see CLC/313/C/001/MS25630/4, f.132) but none of these records relate to St Paul's.


Scope and content/abstract:

These records include papers relating to the activities of Valens and Stephen Comyn as attorneys for the executor of Richard Marples, auditor to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral; and bills, cheques and receipts relating to the Comyn household.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

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 deposited at Guildhall with the archives of St Paul's cathedral in 1980. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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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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