Frere, William, 1775 - 1836 (Master of Downing College)
- 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:
Argument in Court of Chancery: transcript of court proceedings 13 and 15 March 1813, 1813-03-13 - 1823
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.
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
Correspondence of Downing College Masters and Bursars corresponding to the Chancery suit and the Building Fund series, 1833 - 1899
Letters and notes of William Frere, Thomas Worsley, Philip Howard Frere, Bartle Frere, William Webster Fisher, Spencer Hotchkin, Lambert Hotchkin and College Solicitors.
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).
Envelope including letter from Arthur Frere, Stevens' lists of the letters and some notes converning the archive collection.