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 (these comprise livery company archives and records of Lloyds’ of London and London Stock Exchange). Full details are given on the online catalogue

ARCHON code: 76

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Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (7)

  • NRA 4680 Chapman family, baronets, of London: deeds and papers
  • NRA 44763 Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China
  • NRA 4597 Guildhall Library, London: misc accessions
  • NRA 9514 Guildhall Library: scientific and technical MSS
  • NRA 41512 National Chamber of Trade
  • NRA 27311 National Discount Co Ltd, discount bankers
  • NRA 30173 Royal Insurance plc: records of predecessor companies


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