Catalogue description The Salters’ Company existed in 1394 when they received a licence from Richard II but their exact date of formation is unknown. Salters traded in salt and various chemical preparations but as one of the smaller City of London Great Twelve Livery Companies, members have always been recruited from a variety of other trades and professions.

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Title: The Salters’ Company existed in 1394 when they received a licence from Richard II but their exact date of formation is unknown. Salters traded in salt and various chemical preparations but as one of the smaller City of London Great Twelve Livery Companies, members have always been recruited from a variety of other trades and professions.
Description:

This archive was created by the Salters’ Company, with a few printed and other items received as part of its operations and is completely owned by the Company. These records are useful to researchers in family, social, economic, political and local history, and include: Property records, including title deeds from 1216, wills from the 1450s; Finance records from 1599; Governance documents from 1607; records of almshouses and other philanthropic activities from 1609; administrative records, including minutes of the Court of Assistants from 1627 and minutes of the various committees reporting to the Court from 1821; membership records from 1636.

Note:

Many property documents (including charters and grants) before 1734 are in Latin, otherwise documents are n English

Date: 1216-1946
Held by: Salters' Company, not available at The National Archives
Creator:

Worshipful Company of Salters, London

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