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 Fonds

Alexander Campbell Yorke: Fowlmere Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6586-6587
Scope and Contents

Histroical notes on the parish of Fowlmere.

Dates: 1900-1921
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).
 Fonds

George Frederick Beltz: Genealogical Memoranda

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6752
Scope and Contents

Genealogical memoranda in Beltz's and other hands, 36 folios. On the flyleaf at the end are 'Ornaments of majesty' in a sixteenth century hand. Inside the front cover are the bookplates of Frederick Arthur Crisp and Ralph Griffin.

Dates: 1501-1900 (Circa)
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).
 Fonds

Henry Roberts: Transcripts made for John Ebenezer Foster

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5933
Scope and Contents 282 folios: (fo. 1) will of John Powell; (fo. 3) will of Mrs Helen Pindar; (fo. 5) extracts from wills; (fo. 8) list of vice-chancellors of Cambridge University, 1506-1765; (fo. 21) list of registries of Cambridge University, 1506-1778; (fo. 24) notes of wills and biographical notes; (fo. 106) extracts from the burial registers of All Saints and St Michael's, Cambridge, relating to members of Trinity College; (fo. 124) extracts from the burial registers of All Saints, Cambridge, relating to...
Dates: 1900 (circa)
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).
 Fonds

John Lewis Gay: Genealogical Memoirs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6595
Scope and Contents A collection of coats of arms (mostly coloured), genealogical and antiquarian notes, monumental inscriptions, etc., probably made by John Lewis Gay, engraver, of Old Kent Road, London S.E. 65 folios. On fos 27v et seq. is a copy of the will of Mrs Elizabeth Chandler, 5 December 1843, appointing Gay as her executor, with copies of her burial certificate, bill for funeral expenses, etc., 1846. On fo. 34a is an account of the Gay family of Evington, Kent, 'faithfully extracted' by J.L. Gay....
Dates: 1842-1862 (Circa)
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).
 Fonds

Opinions of Counsel and Precedents of Wills, Conveyancing and Pleas

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6628
Scope and Contents

Opinions of counsel and precedents of wills, conveyancing and pleas. The names of counsel are given. There are genealogical notes and monumental inscriptions on pages 155-62, 191-213, and 252-231 (reversing the volume), which, according to Ralph Griffin (fol. i r), are in the hand of Edward Hasted, the historian of Kent. However, his claim is not readily reconcilable with the dates of the legal material.

Dates: 1680-1795 (Circa)
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).
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Oxenden Pedigrees

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6316
Scope and Contents Transcripts from the papers of Henry Oxenden, 19th century, 95 folios. There are pedigrees and genealogical and other notes on the Oxendens and related families, and copies of deeds and wills, with numerous tracings of signatures and rubbings of seals pasted in. The following are inserted: (between pp. vi and vii) an engraved portrait of Henry Oxenden; (between pp. x and 1) an autograph note by Henry Oxenden of his lands in the manor of Barham (before 1643); (between pp. 20 and 21) an...
Dates: 800-1500
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).
 Management Group

Personal, Private and Academic papers of Downing members and associates

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP
Scope and Contents

Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.

Dates: 1708 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
Found in: Downing College
 Fonds

William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
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).
 Fonds

William Webb: Cambridge Pedigrees

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5987
Scope and Contents A series of pedigrees transcribed by William Webb, collected c. 1816-1853, 188 folios. The pedigrees were mainly supplied by the College of Arms. Nearly all are of members of Cambridge University, tracing their descent from Edward I or Edward III. There are also a few descending from Henry VII, and two examples descending from the kings of Scotland. The pedigree on fo. 37v is of Henry VIII's descent through Elizabeth de Clare, foundress of Clare Hall. Written from the other end of the book...
Dates: 1853 (Circa)
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).
 Fonds — Object: MS Add.7651 Great Seal of England engraving

Wyon Family: Business and Personal Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7651
Scope and Contents

The collection contains family and personal correspondence, and also genealogical papers mostly compiled by Walter J. Wyon. There are papers relating to the family's official work, and also to their private commissions as medallists, engravers and sculptors.

Dates: 1800-1950 (Circa)
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).

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