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Mileson Edgar [or Mileton], 1821-10-27 - 1826-04-12

 File — Container: DCPP/FRE/1b/4/14
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/FRE/1b/4/14

Scope and Contents

Letters and copies of letters re rooms [of his son] Edward in College. With details of rents and sums due to John Gooch.


  • 1821-10-27 - 1826-04-12

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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.

Biographical / Historical

At the end of 1821 there were 21 Downing undergraduates, but only 18 sets of rooms. Edward Edgar occupied throughout his period of residence rooms over the Buttery, under the control of and furnished by John Gooch, the Butler.


3 item(s) : Paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference



Edgar, Mileson

Finding aid date

2001-11-06 12:05:33+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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