Society of Antiquaries of London

Burlington House, Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BE

Established in 1707 it did not receive a Royal Charter until 1751.

The aims of the Society remain unchanged. These being, "the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquaries and history of this and other countries".

The exploration of these aims has led the society into various, and sometimes strange, pursuits. In the main these could be said to encompass archaeology, cultural history, conservation, heraldry and anthropology.

The society possesses a fine library, archive and collection. It's most notable possession is probably the Winton Domesday, a twelth century survey of Winchester, similar in nature to the Domesday book.
 
Works of Art: 0
Books: 12
Archives: 7
Roy, William   The Military Antiquities Of The Romans In Britain. By The Late William Roy, F.R.S. F.S.A. Major-General Of His Majesty's Forces, Deputy Quarter-Master General, And Colonel Of The Thirtieth Regiment Of Foot. Published By The Order, And At The Expence Of, The Society Of Antiquaries Of London. - London: [1793]   
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Daniell, Thomas, R.A., draughtsman, engraver, publisher   Antiquities Of India. Twelve Views From The Drawings Of Thomas Daniell R.A. & F.S.A. Engraved By Himself And William Daniell. Dedicated Respectfully To The Society Of Antiquaries Of London. - London 1799-1800 [1808].   
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A Description Of Nine Historical Prints, Representing Kings, Queens, Princes, &c. Of The Tudor Family. Selected, Drawn, and Engraved, From The Original Paintings, By George Vertue, Late Engraver to the Society of Antiquaries of London.   - [London:] [1776]   
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Some Account Of The Abbey Church Of St. Alban. Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections Of That Building.   - London: 1813.   
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Some Account Of The Cathedral Church Of Gloucester; Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections Of That Building.   - London: 1809.   
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Some Account Of The Cathedral Church Of Durham; Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections Of That Building.   - London: 1801.   
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Some Account Of The Abbey Church Of Bath. Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections Of That Building.   - Londini. 23rd. April 1798.)   
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Some Account Of The Cathedral Church Of Exeter. Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections, Of That Building.   - Londini. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 24th April 1797.)   
05/193   
Topham, John   Some Account Of The Collegiate Chapel Of Saint Stephen, Westminster. By John Topham, Esquire. F.R.S. - Londini. Publish'd According to Act of Parliament, 23d. April 1795.) (- 1811).   
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Society of Antiquaries of London   An Index To The First Three Volumes Of Vetusta Monumenta. Printed By Order Of The President And Council Of The Society Of Antiquaries Of London, 25th Of May, 1810. - London: 1810.   
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Society of Antiquaries of London   Vetusta Monumenta: Quae Ad Rerum Britannicarum Memoriam Conservandam Societas Antiquariorum Londini Sumptu Suo Edenda Curavit. Volumen Primum. (-Sextum.) - Londini: [1747(-1906)]   
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Willis, Browne   Parochiale Anglicanum: Or, The Names of all the Churches and Chapels Within the Dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester, London, Winchester, Chichester, Norwich, Salisbury, Wells, Exeter, St. Davids, Landaff, Bangor, and St. Asaph. Distinguished under their proper Archdeaconries and Deanries. With An Account of most of their Dedications, Their Patrons, and to what Religious Houses the Appropriations belonged. By Browne Willis, Esq; Author of the Surveys of all the other Cathedrals. - London: [1733]   
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CHA/1/70    Will. Norris, Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries, Somerset Place, to Sir William Chambers    15 Jan 1786    Item   
HU/5/52    Copy of the memorial appointing Humphry to the Society of Antiquaries    [25 Jan 1798]    Item   
LAW/5/20    John Galt, St. Helen's Place, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    17 Feb 1826    Item   
RAA/SEC/7/15/1    R. Norman Shaw, 29 Bloomsbury Square, London, W.C., to Frederick A. Eaton    24 Mar 1884    Item   
RAA/SEC/7/14    Correspondence from C. Knight Watson, Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries    1884    Sub-series   
LAW/1/286    Aberdeen, Mirables, to [Thomas Lawrence]    7 Oct 1811    Item   
GRI/2/22    Richard's Daily Remembrancer    1868    Item