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Papers concerning property in Guilden Morden and Over, Cambridgeshire

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3864

Scope and Contents

Includes leases, deeds, assignments, copies of court rolls, letters of attorney and releases concerning land in Guilden Morden and Over owned by the corporation of Beverley, Yorkshire. A full list is available on request.

Dates

  • 1605-1705

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

37 item(s) (37 items paper) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

All were at one time stitched together, and paginated 1-72. they have now been separated, but items 1, 4, 5, 9, 22, 23, 29, and 31 were gathered and bound, 1905. Items paginated 65-67 are missing.

Other Finding Aids

Full list availble in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Robert Metcalfe DD of Trinity College, Cambridge (d. 1653) and bequeathed by him to his native town, Beverley, Yorkshire. These items appear to be strays from the Beverley Corporation archives. Purchased from J. Corbet Anderson.

Bibliography

See G. Poulson, History of Beverley 1 (1829), pp. 455-8.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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