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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London Archives and Libraries|London Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[London_Metropolitan_Archives|London Metropolitan Archives]]'' <br>  
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''[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London, England Genealogy|London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London Archives and Libraries|London Archives and Libraries]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[London_Metropolitan_Archives|London Metropolitan Archives]]'' <br>  
 
 
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:''' accessible by Underground (Farringdon station), rail, bus, bicycle, and car. For a map and further details, see: [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Visitor_information/ Visitor Information]. <br>  
 
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:''' accessible by Underground (Farringdon station), rail, bus, bicycle, and car. For a map and further details, see: [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Visitor_information/ Visitor Information]. <br>  
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
  
*[http://www.lma.gov.uk Internet site]<br>
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*[http://www.lma.gov.uk Internet site]<br>  
 
*[http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm Online catalogue] <br>  
 
*[http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm Online catalogue] <br>  
 
*[http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Family_Research/London_signatures.htm London Signatures] database - Archdeaconry Court of Middlesex wills index, Commissary for the Archdeaconry of Surrey marriage bonds index.<br>  
 
*[http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Family_Research/London_signatures.htm London Signatures] database - Archdeaconry Court of Middlesex wills index, Commissary for the Archdeaconry of Surrey marriage bonds index.<br>  
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=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
*History card required<br>
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*History card required<br>  
*Common room with snack, hot and cold drink machines
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*Common room with snack, hot and cold drink machines  
*Digital photography permitted for a fee
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*Digital photography permitted for a fee  
*Lockers
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*Lockers  
 
*Computers available to the public
 
*Computers available to the public
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
*[http://217.154.230.218/NR/rdonlyres/139248FB-14B4-40AB-95FB-9D05BA91B773/0/1FAMILYHISTORYATLONDONMETROPOLITANARCHIVES.pdf Family History at London Metropolitan Archives Leaflet]<br>
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*[http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/Documents/01-family-history-at-lma.pdf Family History at London Metropolitan Archives Leaflet]<br>
 
 
In addition, there are more than 50 information leaflets available [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Visitor_information/free_information_leaflets.htm online] for specific record groups such as parish registers, nonconformist records, poor law records, cemetery records, wills, marriage licences, tax records, electoral registers, London freemen, livery companies, ethnic groups (Jews, black Caribbeans, Chinese, and Germans), foundlings, hospital records, clergymen, Middlesex deeds, prison records, and [http://217.154.230.218/NR/rdonlyres/051D0A51-C3D6-4943-B636-B3755B8F4765/0/infono4.pdf transported convict] records.
 
  
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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In addition, there are more than 50 information leaflets available [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/Pages/information-leaflets.aspx online] for specific record groups such as parish registers, nonconformist records, poor law records, cemetery records, wills, marriage licences, tax records, electoral registers, London freemen, livery companies, ethnic groups (Jews, black Caribbeans, Chinese, and Germans), foundlings, hospital records, clergymen, Middlesex deeds, prison records, and [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/Documents/42-my-ancestor-was-a-convict.pdf transported convict] records.
  
{''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
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=== Alternate Repositories<br>  ===
  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
 
 
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
 
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>
 
 
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[[The British Library]]
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*[[The British Library]]  
*[[Guildhall Library]]
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*[[Guildhall Library]]  
*[[England_The_National_Archives|The National Archives]]
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*[[London Family History Centre]]
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*[[England The National Archives|The National Archives]]  
 
*[[Society of Genealogists Library]]<br>
 
*[[Society of Genealogists Library]]<br>
  
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Latest revision as of 14:57, 5 February 2021

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London Metropolitan Archives

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:  ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk
Address:

London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Road
City of London EC1R 0HB
United Kingdom

Telephone:  020 7332 3820
Fax:  

Hours and holidays: Monday 9:30 AM-4:45 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30 AM-7:30 PM; closed Fridays. Open one Saturday per month. For Saturday and holiday schedules, see Visitor Information.

Directions, maps, and public transportation: accessible by Underground (Farringdon station), rail, bus, bicycle, and car. For a map and further details, see: Visitor Information.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

  • Greater London parish registers, poor law records, wills, sessions records
  • Subscription to Ancestry.co.uk

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • History card required
  • Common room with snack, hot and cold drink machines
  • Digital photography permitted for a fee
  • Lockers
  • Computers available to the public

Guides[edit | edit source]

In addition, there are more than 50 information leaflets available online for specific record groups such as parish registers, nonconformist records, poor law records, cemetery records, wills, marriage licences, tax records, electoral registers, London freemen, livery companies, ethnic groups (Jews, black Caribbeans, Chinese, and Germans), foundlings, hospital records, clergymen, Middlesex deeds, prison records, and transported convict records.

Alternate Repositories
[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a source at the London Metropolitan Archives, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]