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Frere, William, 1775 - 1836 (Master of Downing College)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1775 - 1836

Dates and places

Born, Roydon 1775. Died 1836.
Sphere of activity Serjeant-at-Law. Master of Downing College 1812-1836. Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1819-20.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File — Container: DCGB/5/3/1/4

Argument in Court of Chancery: transcript of court proceedings 13 and 15 March 1813, 1813-03-13 - 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCGB/5/3/1/4
Scope and Contents With letter from Samuel Forster to William Frere at back giving judgement of Chancellor, and with notes at back of volume by Frere. Sir Samuel Romilly represented Downing College.
Dates: 1813-03-13 - 1823
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Election / appointment records are closed for 100 years from date of creation.
 File — Container: DCPP/FRE/1b/7

Copy of a letter written by Frere in support of a Nicholas Lane, aged 17, who was to be transported abroad for robbery, 1835-04-01 - 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/FRE/1b/7
Scope and Contents Frere makes a plea on behalf of Lane that his sentence to several years' transportation should be commuted. It is unclear what the connection between Frere and Lane was. The letter refers to Lane's training as a cooper, but there is no apparent connection with Downing College. Also includes a copy of a newspaper advert placed by Downing College, reading 'If Mr Nicholas Lane, who, in 1845, addressed a letter to the lady of the Master of Downing College, Cambridge, will call on the undersigned,...
Dates: 1835-04-01 - 1845
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
 Sub-Series — Container: DCAR/1/6/1f/3

Correspondence of Downing College Masters and Bursars corresponding to the Chancery suit and the Building Fund series, 1833 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCAR/1/6/1f/3
Scope and Contents Letters and notes of William Frere, Thomas Worsley, Philip Howard Frere, Bartle Frere, William Webster Fisher, Spencer Hotchkin, Lambert Hotchkin and College Solicitors.
Dates: 1833 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: Accounts and financial files are closed for 30 years from date of creation.
 Sub-Series — Container: DCPP/HAR/1/8

Letters from William Frere, 1808-02-18 - 1812-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/HAR/1/8
Scope and Contents Re: disagreement with Edward Christian over College's power to appoint a Fellow, and Christian's proposed petition to the Chancellor;
re Christian and election to Mastership after death of Francis Annesley (Christian has put in an even more absurd affidavit).
Dates: 1808-02-18 - 1812-08-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
 Series — Container: DCPP/STE/8

William Frere papers, 1929-01

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/STE/8
Scope and Contents Envelope including letter from Arthur Frere, Stevens' lists of the letters and some notes converning the archive collection.
Dates: 1929-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
 Fonds

William Frere papers, 1800 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/FRE
Scope and Contents The papers here are those which have come to the archives separate from other of Frere's papers and records of college administration, or which have been stored separately. Some of his College bursarial and financial papers survived as part of the official College Archive and are listed as part of this elsewhere. The fact they were stored separately suggests that they were considered by Frere to be his private papers. There is no proof of this and they may have been sorted out after his death....
Dates: 1800 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.

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