Builders

Estate documents on builders

The first estate map (1834) lists the early builders with plan code:

Index of builders for 1833 Camden Town map
Index of builders for 1833 Camden Town map
London Metropolitan Archives
Richard Holbrook at Camden Place (sites A1-A12)

The estate lease articles show the full list of builders from A (Richard Holbrook) to Xxx (Mansbridge & Mansbridge 1864).

London Metropolitan Archives
Building articles, Camden Town estate

There are also builders with ‘miscellaneous’ leases in two groups, numbered Misc1-95 (1816 to 1873) and Misc100-168 (1821 to 1865) (the numbering does not relate to the maps).

London Metropolitan Archives
Miscellaneous builder leasees
London Metropolitan Archives
Miscellaneous builder lessees – 2

In documents Builders’ land-1, Builders’ land-2 and Builders’ land-3, the builders are listed with their properties on the estate maps.

The document¬†Builders’ lives provides background information on the builders (needs development).