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Customs Establishment

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5224-5281

Scope and Contents

'Quarterly establishment books of the customs, London, out-ports, etc.', recording the names and salaries of customs officers, arranged geographically. A number of the volumes have labels on the inside cover recording that they were held originally in the Customs House, Lower Thames Street, London. Some of the volumes have indexes


  • Creation: 1763-1829


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58 volume(s) (58 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Public Record Office, 1911.

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Repository Details

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