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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/3051
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1881-1992
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.22 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Palmer | family | of Willesden and Wembley


Administrative/Biographical history:

Leonard Palmer was known as Billy. He lived in Willesden and Wembley. His father was Walter Edward Palmer, a member of the Metropolitan Police Force. Leonard was married to Florence.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Leonard Palmer and his family, including account of Leonard Palmer's life; certificates of birth, marriage and death; school records, 1920-21; property records; papers relating to travel in Africa and the Middle East; diary of Florence Palmer, 1945; obituaries; photographs of Leonard Palmer's military service, 1940s; medals awarded to Leonard Palmer, 1939-66; family photographs including Walter Edward Palmer in Metropolitan Police uniform; and family trees.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/3051/001 to 027.

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 donated on 15 May 1992.

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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