London Metropolitan Archives - Item Details

Fragments of the Chamberlain's register

Date of Creation:

Dec 1551-Sep 1553

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Scope and Content:
  • Although originally described as temp - Henry VIII and Edw VI it seems that earlier references are mainly to e.g. dates of enrolement of apprentices' indentures rather than dates of admission to the City Freedom
Classification: CITY OF LONDON
Former Reference: MS 00512
Site Location: London Metropolitan Archives
Level of Description:
  • Document

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Custodial History: Part of the holdings of the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section until 1989
Access Restrictions: Not available for general access
Physical Condition: Unfit for consultation
Related Material: There is another fragment at the British Library (Egerton Ms 2408)
Publication Notes:

For date correction see 'A London Manuscript' by Bower Marsh in DQGenealogistDQ MS XXXII April 1916; A H Thomas Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls 1364-81DQ esp XXIX and XXXIV

See Charles Welch's Register of Freemen in the City of London in the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI (LAMAS, 1908) for an abstract (in English) with an introduction and index of personal names