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Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire: Copies of Documents

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4369

Scope and Contents

Copies of documents dating from 1626-1795, with the watermark 1806, 128 folios: (p. 1) copy of an inspeximus, 12 February 1684; (p. 48) list of lots; (p. 69) 'The manner of tything in Whittlesey'; (p. 80) copy of the decree for fines certain, 1626; (p. 100) contents of the fens; (p. 106) account of arable lands; (p. 107) copy of the writ of execution of the decree upon the statute of 43d of Elizabeth, 5 June 1668; (p. 123) copy of the exemplification of judgement in Budd v. Hemmant and another, 27 October 1654; (p. 127) copy of a terrier of glebe lands belonging to St Mary's church, Whittlesey; (p. 133) copy of the tax rate, 12 February 1713; (p. 136) extract from the will of Mrs Mary Forster of Whittlesey, 29 October 1764; (p. 138) notes on the case in King's Bench brought by Whittlesey overseers; (p. 140) Bedford Level: account of land; (p. 141) Whittlesey: list of persons charged to find arms for the Militia; (p. 149) list of lands flooded, 1795; (p. 150) Attorney-General v. Thomas Whitston Esq. and others in Chancery: case papers; (p.174) abstract of title to manors, 1632-1727; (p. 186) copy of the case for the opinion of Sergeant Le Blanc, 16 February 1794; (p. 197) Charles I: copy of the grant of license of alienation for lands in Manors of Whittlesey to Richard, Earl of Portland, 5 July 1633; (p. 199) Whittlesey: copy of minutes of meetings held for considering the mode of assessment of the Poor Rates, 5 August, 14 August and 24 September 1801, with copies of assessments; (p. 219) Mann Hutcheson, Introduction to the charter of Wisbech (1791); (p. 233) index.


  • 1806

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1905.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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Repository Details

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