Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section

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Please note that Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section is administered by the London Metropolitan Archives: City of London and no longer operates as a separate archive repository. All records formerly held by this office are now administered by London Metropolitan Archives but a few important archives continue to be housed and consulted at Guildhall Library (as of February 2013, these comprise livery company archives and records of Lloyds’ of London and London Stock Exchange). Full details are given on the online catalogue

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Collections information

Businesses (89)

Organisations (100)

Persons (74)

Families (4)

  • Butterworth, family of Coventry and London London;Coventry, Warwickshire
  • Fleetwood family, baronets, of Calwich Calwich, Staffordshire
  • Neville, family, Barons Braybrooke Billingbear, Berkshire;Frogmore, Berkshire;Hinton Pippard, Berkshire;Hurst, Berkshire;Ruscombe, Berkshire;Stanlake Park, Berkshire;Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire;Warfield, Berkshire;Wargrave, Berkshire;Great Chishall, Cambridgeshire;Little Chishall, Cambridgeshire;Audley End, Essex;Brook Walden, Essex;Chipping Walden, Essex;Chrishall, Essex;Saffron Walden, Essex;Walden Abbey, Essex;Ellisfield, Hampshire;Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire;West Somerton, Norfolk;Winterton, Norfolk;Braybrooke, Northamptonshire;Chillingham, Northumberland;Shiplake, Oxfordshire;Harting, Sussex;Uppark, Sussex;Lund, Yorkshire
  • Trumbull family of Easthampstead Easthampstead, Berkshire;Beenham, Berkshire;Binfield, Berkshire;Great Shefford, Berkshire;Tilehurst, Berkshire;Wokingham, Berkshire;Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire;Ickford, Buckinghamshire;Egham, Surrey;East Harlsey, Yorkshire;Dundrum, County Down;Edenderry, County Offaly

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (25)

  • NRA 1146 John Bouverie of Betchworth (Surrey) rental
  • NRA 22239 British American Land Co
  • NRA 4680 Chapman family, baronets, of London: deeds and papers
  • NRA 44763 Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China
  • NRA 41509 Commonwealth Bank of Australia, London
  • NRA 44746 Eastern Bank Limited, London
  • NRA 32759 Sir John Whittaker Ellis, baronet, MP: deeds and papers
  • NRA 25478 Finsbury: St Sepulchre United Charities
  • NRA 30171 Charles, William and Wentworth Gray, N America merchants, London
  • NRA 4597 Guildhall Library, London: misc accessions
  • NRA 9514 Guildhall Library: scientific and technical MSS
  • NRA 32764 John Knight, banker, London and Whitchurch: accounts and papers
  • NRA 25222 London: Billingsgate Market
  • NRA 41512 National Chamber of Trade
  • NRA 27311 National Discount Co Ltd, discount bankers
  • NRA 6803 Neville family, Barons Braybrooke: Audley End (Essex) estate and family papers
  • NRA 20951 Regimental Museums: survey of MS collections
  • NRA 30181 John Richards and John Rooke, Spanish merchants, London
  • NRA 30173 Royal Insurance plc: records of predecessor companies
  • NRA 30182 Scottish & Mercantile Investment Co Ltd, London
  • NRA 39332 Seccombe, Marshall & Campion plc, discount brokers, London
  • NRA 5673 EL Smith collection: deeds and misc papers (various counties)
  • NRA 36717 Society of Incorporated Accountants and Auditors
  • NRA 272 Sir William Turner, mercer: business papers
  • NRA 34180 Valletta: St Paul's Pro-Cathedral


These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were aquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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