The Goldsmiths coat of armsThe Goldsmiths' Company

Huguenot Goldsmiths were attracted to Britain as a result of religious persecution but also for economic reasons.  Initally London Goldsmiths objected to this unwelcomed competition and presented a series of petitions against the Huguenots to the Goldsmiths' Company.  The Library with over 8,000 books and 15,000 images and other archives welcomes all researchers.  If you would like to visit the Library telephone 020 7606 7010 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment.