Miscellaneous collection of deeds, bonds, indentures, correspondence and legal papers relating to London and the surrounding area, 1597-1774. Includes accounts for the building of 'Icknam Bridge' and for royal gardens, possibly St James's Park, ; a fragmentary list of pictures in the house of Sir Godfrey Copley (d 1709), giving names of painters and dimensions of each work; valuations for work in Enfield Chase, Middlesex, 1728-1729; a rental for Southampton Row, 1731; various manorial documents for Enfield, 1718-1760, Hendon, 1623, Isleworth and Syon, 1662-1716, South Mimms, 1731, and Stanwell, 1670-1774.
History of London area
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 186
- Dates of Creation1597-1774
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 102 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript quarto. Bound in half-morocco. Some of the documents are vellum.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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