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Perne, Chester, 1701-1753 (Proctor, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire)



  • Existence: 1701 - 1753


Chester Perne (1701-1753) was born at Cocken Hatch, and educated at Eton. He entered St John's College, Cambridge, in 1717 (B.A., 1721; M.A., 1724), migrating to St Catharine's College in 1726. Perne was Proctor in the Vice Chancellor's Court, and served as J.P. for Cambridgeshire, and Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. He died on 7 March 1753.

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Chester Perne: Cambridge commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7876
Scope and Contents

A commonplace book concerning Cambridge University affairs, particularly elections and matters of law. The text runs from both ends of the book.

Dates: 1727-1740 (Circa)
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