Records relating to the licensing of alehouse keepers and victuallers, 1552 - 1856
Scope and Contents
A large proportion of the records in this category - Records relating to the interactions of the town and University of Cambridge - relate to the exercise until the mid-nineteenth century of the University's extensive jurisdiction over licensing. A smaller amount covers joint University/town activity in environmental improvements. More modern papers relate to local planning issues.
- 1552 - 1856
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