London Metropolitan Archives

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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>'''Address:'''  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; [mailto:ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk]<br>'''Address:'''  
  
:The New York State Library<br>Cultural Education Center<br>Empire State Plaza<br>Albany, NY 12230
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:London Metropolitan Archives<br>40 Northampton Road<br>City of London EC1R 0HB<br>United Kingdom
  
'''Telephone:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;518-474-5355<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;518-474-5786
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'''Telephone:'''&nbsp; 020 7332 3820<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  
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'''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 [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/Visitor_information/ Visitor Information].<br>
  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''&nbsp;&nbsp; <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>  
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>'''&nbsp;Repository Internet site [http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/ http://www.nysl.nysed.gov] <br><br>'''
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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>
  
*Repository [http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/qWKI3ARnSe/ARCHIVES/94740105/60/502/X catalog online]. <br>  
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*[http://www.lma.gov.uk Internet site]<br>
*Repository database. <br>  
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*[http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm Online catalogue] <br>  
*[http://www.nyshrab.org/documentation/index.shtml Documenting New York], New York State Archives is working to preserve and make accessible to all New Yorkers a comprehensive documentary record of their history.
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*[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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*[http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/londonGenerations/ London Generations] database - index to parish registers, bishops transcripts, nonconformist records. In partnership with Ancestry.co.uk.<br>
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
The New York State Archives has the following types of genealogical materials:&nbsp;
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*Greater London parish registers, poor law records, wills, sessions records  
 
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*Subscription to [http://www.ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk]
*Vital records indexes, including the&nbsp;New York State Department of Health microfiche indexes to birth, marriage, and death certificates filed with that Department. which begins with 1880-1881. The index covers the entire state outside New York City.
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*Military Records, from various conflicts, and various branches of the service. They include service, pension, or bounty land warrant case files for persons who served in the U.S. armed forces.&nbsp;Mist colonial war records were destroyed in a 1911 fire but substitues for some of these records are available. Revolutionary War Military Patents, land grant applications, accounts and claims, disabled veterans pension claims.Also contaains records from the War of 1812, The Civil War. the Spanish-American War, the Mexican Border Conflict, World Wars I and II, and some other military files
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*Census records including 1915 and 1925 population schedules (unindexed). Also population censuses for indian reservations.
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*Land records including deeds, mortgages, grants, and patents.
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*Property tax records 1799 to 1804 for&nbsp;various years and selected areas.  
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*Court records including trials and appeals prior to 1847, several series of probate records, and some chancery court records
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*Naturalization and related records. The State Archives holds Alien Depositions of Intent to Become U.S. Citizens, 1825-1913 (A1869) and abstracts thereof (A1870). Most naturaization records however, are in the county courts and the National Archives.
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=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
{Optional}
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*History card required<br>
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*Common room with snack, hot and cold drink machines
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*Digital photography permitted for a fee
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*Lockers
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*Computers available to the public
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}
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*[http://217.154.230.218/NR/rdonlyres/139248FB-14B4-40AB-95FB-9D05BA91B773/0/1FAMILYHISTORYATLONDONMETROPOLITANARCHIVES.pdf Family History at London Metropolitan Archives Leaflet]<br>
  
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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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.
  
{''&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>  
  
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*[[The British Library]]
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*[[Guildhall Library]]
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*[[London Family History Centre]]
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*[[England The National Archives|The National Archives]]
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*[[Society of Genealogists Library]]<br>
  
 
=== Sources  ===
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 24 July 2012

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London Metropolitan Archives
London Metropolitan Archives

Contents

Contact Information

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

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

Tips

  • 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

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

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