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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 E/SHP
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1788-1876
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.3 linear metres (70 documents).
Name of creator(s): Sheppard | family | of Southwark


Administrative/Biographical history:

Members of the Sheppard family mentioned in these documents include John Sheppard of Southwark, stable keeper; William Sheppard of Newington, gentleman; John Sheppard of Lambeth, gentleman; Treadway Sheppard of Brixton, gentleman; and John Sheppard of Bond Street, fishmonger.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Sheppard family, comprising personal property records as follows:
E/SHP/001-012 Wills of William Odber, and members of the Sheppard, Hall and Webb families;
E/SHP/013 Thomas Treadway Odber's estate (abstract of title to estate in Newington);
E/SHP/014-015 Thomas Treadway Odber's estate (leases for estate in Newington);
E/SHP/016 Elizabeth Hall's estate (title deed for premises in Newington);
E/SHP/017-026 John Sheppard Jnr's estate (title deeds to Alfred Place, St. George the Martyr, Southwark);
E/SHP/027-051 John Sheppard Jnr's estate (leases to Alfred Place, St. George the Martyr, Southwark);
E/SHP/052-058 John Sheppard jnr's estate (title deeds to other property in Southwark and Kennington);
E/SHP/059 Tredway Sheppard's estate (title deed);
E/SHP/060 Ann Webb's estate (title deed to premises in St George in the Fields);
E/SHP/061-068 Kesterton John Inman's estate (title deeds to property in St Pancras);
E/SHP/069-070 Papers regarding property in Southwark.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

E/SHP-1: Wills and probates;
E/SHP-2: Property transactions.

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:

Gifted to the Archive in September 1961.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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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