Stephen Freeth

Stephen Freeth read Classics at Cambridge and then trained as an archivist. From 1986 to 2007 he was Keeper of Manuscripts at Guildhall Library, looking after the archives of City of London institutions including the parish churches, London Diocese, St Paul’s Cathedral and many of the City livery companies. He now works part-time for two livery companies, the Merchant Taylors and Vintners. He is a trustee of the British Records Association, and a former trustee of the London Record Society.


London’s Waterfront and its World, 1666–1800

Stephen Freeth

This volume, covering the period 1666–1800, considers the archaeology of the port of London on a wide scale, from the City down the Thames to Deptford. During this period, with the waterfront at its centre, London became the hub of the new British empire, contributing to the exploitation of people from other lands known as slavery. READ MORE

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