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Fen Ditton (including Horningsea), Cambridgeshire, 1361 - 1959

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/6/2/058

Scope and Contents

Documents relating to King's College lands in Fen Ditton and Horningsea. Includes FED/1-/31.

Dates

  • Creation: 1361 - 1959

Biographical / Historical

114 acres of land in Horningsea and 4 acres in Fen Ditton were purchased by King's College from the Fen Ditton estate in 1810. The Horningsea estate was later sold to Cambridgeshire County Council in 1920, but the Fen Ditton lands became part of King's Farm, eventually sold in the 1960s.

Extent

2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Accruals

Please note that the estate collection is continually receiving new material. Catalogues for estates which have had many additions made during the year will be re-published approximately annually, and the Archive Centre staff are always happy to conduct up-to-date computer searches for any estate. Please contact archivist@kings.cam.ac.uk with enquiries.

Related Materials

See KCAR/3/1/1/8/9 for material relating to King's Farm, Horningsea. Further material may be found in the Bursar's subject files, KCAR/3/1/1/8, 9, 10 and 31.

Finding aid date

2004-03-25 14:41:14+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

Contact:
Archivist
King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 331444