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Corporation of London

This page summarises records created by this Organisation

The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Alternative name(s):
  • City of London Corporation (Later known as)
  • Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London (Also known as)
Date: 1067-2004
Places:
  • London
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Boroughs, improvement commissions, town councils
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C10024 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O41487 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1067-2014: records incl individual departmental and committee files and papers, minutes, accounts, reports, poll books, freedom admission papers, plans, reader registers, maps, rough books, promotional material, audio tapes, diaries, ledgers, freeman declaration books and registers, stopping up orders, revocation of byelaws, entertainment records, electoral records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See Annual Return 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014
2
1487-1975: prison and compter records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
3
16th cent: freeman's register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
1547-2002: Royal hospitals records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
5
1591-1984: benefice, tithes and general papers
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
6
1596-1970: freedom certificates
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 37715
7
1615 - 1991: charity and hospital records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
8
1664-1990: bridges records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
9
1666-1999: Markets Committee records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
10
1759-1995: education records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
11
1770-1857: minute books
Museum of London Docklands - Port and River Archive
See Rita V Bryon & Terence N Bryon, Maritime Information 1993
12
1784-1996: freedom declaration books
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 39691
13
1896-1921: City of London cemetery corresp and plans
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
14
1977-1990: Staff Association: committee minutes, accounts, correspondence, newsletters and health and safety information
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
15
2003-2009: menus, guest lists and invites from Lord Mayor's events at Mansion house
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
16
1964-2005: Guildhall School of Music and Drama records
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
17
1900-1901: account book for Lord Mayor's Transvaal Relief Fund
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See Annual Return 2017

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