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Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, 1175 - 2013

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/6/2/068

Scope and Contents

Documents relating to King's College estates in Grantchester. Includes GRA/1-/1021.

Dates

  • 1175 - 2013

Conditions Governing Access

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Biographical / Historical

The College first owned lands in Grantchester with a purchase from the estate of Henry Somer in 1452.

Extent

33 archive box(es) (33 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

Some of the Grantchester records have been transcribed by John Saltmarsh and the transcriptions can be found among his papers, JS/2/49 Materials relating to Grantchester; there is also the transcript of a lecture given by Saltmarsh about the estate in the College Development Office records, KCAR/10/20. Further material may be found in the Bursar's subject files, KCAR/3/1/1/8, 9, 10 and 31. See also KCAR/3/1/28/3. See also KCAR/7/BAT.

Date information

DateText: Date has been estimated.

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

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.