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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

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Bill for named books, 1782-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/B/72/42
Scope and Contents

These are the books bought with the £50 bequest of John Green, Master 1750-64, subsequently Bishop of Lincoln.
The total spent with Robson was £43 2s 6d for which sum Job Wallace, bursar, signs the receipt for the use of Robson on 22 January 1783

Dates: 1782-06-27
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Copy of lease to John Legate, stationer and printer, of a tenement with a little shop adjoining and a garden plot now in his tenure for 40 years at an annual rent of £6 10s., 1592-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/288D
Scope and Contents The tenement and shop measure 92 feet from E. to W. and 20 feet from N. to S. The garden plot is 40 feet within the walls from E. to W. and 13 feet 6 inches from N. to S. They lie between a tenement of Thomas Bradshaw, N., and University Street, S., and abut E. on High Ward Street and W. on a garden plot of Thomas Bradshaw. Covenants as to glasing and paving.Note of Legate's bond in 20 marks to perform covenants and annotation to the effect that the lease was granted on surrender of an...
Dates: 1592-03-18
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Copy of lease to John Porter, stationer, of a tenement for 21 years at an annual rent of £5 6s 8d., 1591-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/288B
Scope and Contents

The tenement, in which Porter now dwells, lies between a tenement of King's College, late in the occupation of Peter Scarlet, S., University Street, N., and abuts E. on High Ward Street and W. on a college tenement now in Porter's occupation.

Dates: 1591-06-05
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Counterpart of bargain and sale to Thomas Bradshaw, stationer, of a messuage now in his tenure., 1586-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/287
Scope and Contents

The messuage lies between a college tenement in the occupation of Thomas Jackson, and another in the occupation of Katheryn Baker (N) and a college tenement, now in the tenure of Thomas Thomas, printer, and a garden ground in the occupation of the said Thomas Bradshaw (S) and abuts (W) on School Lane and (E) on High Ward Street.
The college makes the sale in order to fund the purchase of land in Stow-cum-Quy from Sir Francis Hinde.

Dates: 1586-12-20
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Counterpart of lease to Carey Linnell Palmer, printer, of 10 Alexandra St, on an annual tenantry and a rent of £104, 1909-08-27

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/10/119.b(2)
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

XI 9 appears not to relate to Cambridge and is listed at 09/1/10. Nos 51 to 59 (with the possible exception of 56.a and b) not found March 2005. Nos 99, 103-05, 108-10, 112, 115, 119, 122 and 129 not found, perhaps not used.

Dates: 1909-08-27
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Counterpart of lease to Cristiana Bookbinder of a tenement for life at an annual rent of 6s 8d., 1393-06-24

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/167
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between the tenement leased from the college by Robert Milburn and a tenement of John Heriys on one side, and St Mary's Hostel on the other, and abuts on the chantry ? ('servicium') of St Mary and on the high street.
Witnesses: John Blancpayn; John Herris; John Thriplow; John Hadleigh; John Barber.

Dates: 1393-06-24
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Counterpart of lease to John Essex, sadler, of a tenement next 'le Maltmarket' for 60 years at a rent of 2s., 1417-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/172
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between two tenements of the said John and abuts on a foundation ('fundum') of Denny Abbey and on 'le maltmarket' and is thirty-three feet long at the north and twenty-two feet wide.
Witnesses: John Bilney, mayor; Simon Bentybowe, Roger Faucon.
Dorse: dJohannis Essex sed non ad le peticurye sed in le shraggery vel malt market' and 'Iam h. Ryngsted tenet per Indentura Johannis Veysy per redditum iijs 4d. 1551'.

Dates: 1417-05-03
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(Counterpart of) lease to John Hastings, bookbinder, of a tenement for 12 years at a rent of 10s., 1478-09-29

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/214
Scope and Contents

The tenement is between a tenement lately Mr Dack's (N) and a tenement of the college (S) and abuts on the high street (W) and on a vacant foundation of the college €.
Witnesses: John Wighton, mayor; Richard Roper; William Godfrey; John Reson; Thomas Middleton, bailiffs.

Dates: 1478-09-29
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Counterpart of lease to Nicholas Spierinck, stationer, of a tenement for 50 years at an annual rent of 33s 4d., 1523-06-15

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/270
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between a tenement once Margaret Falcon's, now in the tenure of Thomas Hodgkin (S) and a college tenement leased to Robert Stele, pewterer (N), and abuts (E) on the High Street' and (W) on a foundation lately William Dalling's, now John Ray's.
An undated note on the dorse states that the property is now leased to William Spierinck son of Nicholas (see next)

Dates: 1523-06-15
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Counterpart of lease to Peter Bright, stationer, of a messuage in decay and a void ground at the east end of St Sepulchre's church for 40 years at an annual rent of 3s 4d., 1527-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/16/5
Scope and Contents

The property lies between a messuage and ground of St John's College on either side and abuts (E) on the King's Ditch and (W) on St Sepulchre's churchyard and is 191 feet 7 inches long, 22 feet 3 inches wide at the west head and 18 and a half feet at the east end

Dates: 1527-04-20
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Counterpart of lease to Richard de Waynflete, bookbinder, of one shop with two solars for life at an annual rent of six shillings., 1353-11-01

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/131
Scope and Contents

The shop lies between a tenement of the said Thomas and a tenement once Adam de Bungay's and abuts on Thomas's messuage and on the king's highway.
Witnesses: Stephen Morice, mayor; Roger de Refham; John Wyth; Simon de Refham; Simon Sherman; Geoffrey de Warwick; William de Derby.

Dates: 1353-11-01
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Counterpart of lease to Richard Noke, leather-seller, of a tenement for 20 years at an annual rent of 10s., 1547-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/16/6
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between a tenement of the College of Ely (N) and a tenement of St John's College (S) and abuts (E) on Bridge Street; depth 20 feet, width, 14 feet.
Endorsed: 'vacat'

Dates: 1547-11-20
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Counterpart of lease to Richard Perchymynmaker [parchment-maker] and Agnes his wife of a tenement for the life of the longer liver at an annual rent of 14s, 1470-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/18/139
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between two tenements of CCCC and abuts (W) on the highway and (E) on the college. (No witnesses)

Dates: 1470-03-25
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Counterpart of lease to Robert Goodhale, apothecary, of a garden in Schools Lane for 60 years at an annual rent of 6s., 1514-03-10

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/268
Scope and Contents

The garden lies between Schools Lane (S) and another garden of the college's (N) and abuts on the garden of an almshouse, once Margaret Falcon's and lately John Ray, burgess's (E) and on the house and garden now the property of the said Robert, previously Richard Smith's, and once the college's, called 'Clarehalle' and on Schools Lane (W).
Notes on dorse: 'modo in tenura Nicho' sperynge'; 'nunc W'l Spering pro fundo gardini'.

Dates: 1514-03-10
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Counterpart of lease to Robert Martin, baker, of a messuage (neighbours specified) for 40 years at an annual rent of 20s., 1719-10-12

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/298
Scope and Contents

The property lies between a tenement now or late in the occupation of William Preston, bricklayer, (S), and a tenement now or late in the occupation of Francis Dickson, bookseller (N),

Dates: 1719-10-12
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Counterpart of lease to Robert Milburn, goldsmith, Joan his wife and one little one of a tenement for the life of the longest liver at an annual rent of 20s., 1392-08-15

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/165
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between a tenement of John Herris, once Richard Fouke's, and a tenement which Cristiana Bookbinder holds of the college and abuts at one head on the tenment held by Cristiana and on the high street at the other.
Witnesses: John Maishall, mayor; John Herris; John Coton; John Blancpayn; John Ratford

Dates: 1392-08-15
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Counterpart of lease to Thomas Barrett, bookseller, of two tenements (as in 26) for 40 years from Michaelmas 1826 at an annual rent of 40s and one very good fat rabbit at audit time., 1827-02-19

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/12/33
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Boxed after XIII 24 are items relating to a single property transferred from box XX (Chatteris) viz. nos 1, 12, 17-18, 21-22, 24, 26, 28-31. XIII 16 has been re-classified as XVI A 13.b

Dates: 1827-02-19
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Counterpart of lease to Thomas Tolly, tailor, of a tenement for 21 years at an annual rent of 33s 4d., 1557-08-02

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/282
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between a tenement once Margaret Falcon's, now leased to Richard Collinson (S) and a tenement leased by the college to Peter Sheres, stationer (N), and abuts (E) on the High Street' and (W) on a foundation lately William Dalling's and now John Ray's.

Dates: 1557-08-02
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Counterpart of lease to William Spierinck, stationer, of a tenement for sixty years at an annual rent of 33s 4d, 1537-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/08/271
Scope and Contents

The tenement lies between a college tenement leased to Nicholas Spierinck (S) and another leased to Roger Sherman (N) and abuts (E) on the king's high street at the west end of St Mary's.
Endorsed by Matthew Parker: 'Hanc Alienationem factam Petro Sherys bibliopolae Approbamus pro hac vice nos infra scripti quorum interest, Anno 1551' . With Parker's signature and lists of fellows in his hand.

Dates: 1537-07-12
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Deighton, Bell and Co., booksellers: business archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9453
Scope and Contents

The archive includes [A] retail, and [B] trade and publishing accounts, [C] stock books, [D] financial account books, [E] publishing contracts, [F] business correspondence, [G] testamentary and [J] property papers, and [K] Smith family papers.

Dates: 1814-1981
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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Edward Gordon Duff: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8591-8632
Scope and Contents

Booksellers correspondence, notes on early printed books, book bindings, specific works and libraries, miscellaneous correspondence, catalogues and bibliographical memoranda.

Dates: 1765-1924
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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Grant to Custance, daughter of Roger le Gray of Fulbourn of three acres of arable land in Barnwell fields, 1270 - 1280

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/17/3/2
Scope and Contents Two acres lie behind the house (mansio) of the Preaching Friars between land of Alberic the butcher and the highway leading to Greencroft and abut on land of St John's Hospital and on the highway to Hinton; the other acre lies between land of the Prior of Barnwell and land formerly of Thomas Tuliet and abuts on Pissewelleway and on land of Robert de Madingley.Witnesses: Walter, servant of Cambridge University; Henry Nadun; Thomas bookbinder (ligator librorum); John Matelaske; William le...
Dates: 1270 - 1280
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Grant to John de Beche and Emma de Wereham of two empty pieces of ground within Barnwell Gates, 1361-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/10/15
Scope and Contents

The plots lie between a vacant plot of CCCC and a plot once Stephen de Paunfield's and abut at one head on the college plot and the King's Ditch at at the other on Petty Cury.
Witnesses: Stephen son of John Morice, mayor; Roger de Harleston; John de Baldock; Richard de Finchingfield; Geoffrey Pawe; John de Fulbourn.

Dates: 1361-11-05
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