The Guild of Drapers and Tailors was established in the City of Durham in 1480.

Records of the Drapers' Company

Reference: DCG 6

Dates of creation: 1728-1880

Extent: 3 volumes; 2 files

Records of the Drapers' company, formerly known as the Drapers and Tailors' company, are held by Durham University and can be viewed via the Special Collections Catalogue.

Records Summary

Orders:1770-1818, 1853
Accounts:1822-1880
Apprenticeships:1830-1844
Admissions:1721-1727, 1751-1880