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Lease, Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1905

Scope and Contents

The master, fellows and scholars of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, lease to Thomas Nutter of Cambridge, brewer, a new-built tenement on the north side of Walls Lane or Sussex Street, Cambridge, formerly part of the master's garden, for 40 years from 1825 at an annual rent of #10. Clause against unauthorised alienation. Sealed with college seal, duty stamps. Considerably amended in pencil. Endorsed: 'The House was built by / valuation of Mr Biggs and / Mr Hollingsworth at the / sum of 408.14.1'. Parchment supplied by William and John Arnold of Bristol, engraving by Silvester and Co of The Strand.


  • Creation: 28 Feb. 1831 (1 William IV)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition at folds, resulting from damp

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., April 1932

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