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Deeds and related records for property at Ovington, Norfolk and Ridgewell, Essex, 1307 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/D.XXIII

Scope and Contents

The property was purchased with the benefaction of Tobias Rustat in 1667. Its income was to be spent on buying books for the University Library. The records include court rolls for the manor of Ovington 'Bozomes' (D.XXIII.67-9, 72-80) and vouchers for books purchased and bound (D.XXIII.134).


  • Creation: 1307 - 1949


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From the Management Group:

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13 archive box(es) (13 boxes) : parchment, paper

2 volume(s)

Language of Materials



D.XXIII.120 missing when checked in 1963, 1974 and 2007.

Date information

DateText: start date approximate.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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