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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1871
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1688-1929
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.30 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): William Comyns and Sons | manufacturing silversmiths


Administrative/Biographical history:

William Comyns of Lena Villa, Highgate Rise was a silversmith. He appears to have retired to Bromley, assigning his property to Charles Harling Comyns and Richard Henry Comyns of 41 Beak Street, silversmiths, presumably his sons. Charles and Richard traded as William Comyns and Sons, manufacturing silversmiths, from the Beak Street address.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records relating to property on Beak Street and Poland Street, Soho, owned by William Comyns and Sons.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/1871/001 to 104.

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 in August 1983.

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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