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London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925



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  • Title London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925 
    Short Title London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925 
    Repository Ancestry.com 
    Source ID S430 
    Text Source Citation
    London Metropolitan Archive; Reference Number: COL/CHD/FR/02/1057-1064
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data: Freedom admissions papers, 1681 – 1925. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. COL/CHD/FR/02.
    London Metropolitan Archives
    More information about this collection is available here.
    Description
    This database contains papers associated with application for "Freemen" status. Freeman are: a man who did not have to pay trade taxes and shared in the profits of his borough, a person free of feudal service who had served their apprenticeship and could trade in their own right, and anyone who was a member of a City Guild. Freemen admission papers often contain biographical details about the individual 
    Linked to Charles Mordaunt Hougham