The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 2Allen, Thomas
Has the care of the city's estates, under the direction of the committee for letting the city lands, the custody of the title deeds, and the preparation of all conveyances, leases, deeds, contracts, agreements, rentals, journals and proceedings relating thereto.
He is also the under chamberlain, and has equal power with the chamberlain in the admission of freemen and the enrolment and correction of apprentices, &c.
The present comptroller is Joseph Bushnan, esq,