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  • Papers and maps of George James Brown, land agent and surveyor, relating to premises in Ealing, Hanworth, Hampton and South Mimms, 1894-1900; including report, with plan, presenting case for damages to value of Mr. Wood's estate east of Hangar Lane, Ealing, caused by construction of Ealing and South Harrow Railway, 1899; papers relating to a dispute between The New River Company and The Gye Process Fresh Foods Co. Ltd over the purchase of land in Hanworth, with plan of the disputed premises, 1899-1900; particulars, plan and illustrations of building land for sale on the Marling Park Estate, Hampton, 1900; and Ordnance Survey maps, with annotations.
Extent: 0.5 linear metres
Classification: BUSINESSES
Site Location: London Metropolitan Archives
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Administrative History:
  • George James Brown was a Victorian surveyor and land agent, based at 34 Great George Street, Westminster, to the north of Parliament Square.

    \qjBy the 1900s his firm was known as G J Brown and Son, surveyors and estate managers of 34 Great George Street, Westminster (1907); 11 Little College Street, Westminster (1923). Partnered with Drivers Jonas and Company from 1935; later closed and clients transferred to Drivers Jonas in 1953.
Creator: Brown | George James | fl 1899 | surveyor
Copyright: City of London
Source of Acquisition:
  • Received in 1943
  • ACC/0234
Access Restrictions: These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 2018
Physical Condition: Fit, some maps fragile
Arrangement: The papers are arranged by location: Ealing, Hanworth, Hampton and South Mimms.
Related Material: For further estate records see LMA/4673/D/11 and records kept on the firm by Drivers Jonas and Company (LMA/4673)

Ordnance Survey maps of Middlesex are available on microfiche in the Reference Room. Records of The New River Company are also held at the LMA, see ACC/1262, ACC/1953, ACC/2246, ACC/2643, ACC/2919 and ACC/3645. Further material is held at The National Archives, Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, the British Library and Berkshire Record Office.