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Counterpart of an Indenture of Release by Charles Ashton, D.D., Master of Jesus College, Cambridge, sole surviving trustee of the Manor of Barton Burwych alias Wards, and of certain lands, tenements, etc., in the parish of Barton, in the County of Cambridge, to the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge, in whose behalf the trust had been created, 1744

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.06.94

Scope and Contents

Dated 20 November, 1744, signed and sealed by the said Charles Ashton. Ashton's deceased co-trustees were, Sir William Dawes, Bart., D.D., Master of Catharine; James Johnson, D.D., Master of Sidney; Charles Roderick, D.D., Provost of King's; and Richard Bentley, D.D., Master of Trinity. It appears from the recital in the Indenture that this property was purchased by the University of Devereux Martin, Esq., and Dorothy, his Wife, in the year 1681. For a history of the Manor of Barton see Lysons's Cambridgeshire, p. 87.


  • Creation: 1744


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1 volume(s) (2 skins of parchment)

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In the library by 1861.

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