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Roman Catholics

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Archives of Cambridge University Catholic Association (CUCA) and the Fisher Society, 1895 - 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CATH
Scope and Contents The activities - administrative, religious, social, financial - of both Cambridge University Catholic Association (CUCA) and the Fisher Society are well reflected in the surviving records. As both bodies and successive chaplains have shared accommodation, activities and personnel down the decades, their archives overlap and interlink. All, for instance, have been involved in fundraising to support the operating costs of the chaplaincy and the physical development of Fisher House. Where it is...
Dates: 1895 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (

Manuscripts from Hengrave Hall, Suffolk

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hengrave
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a mixture of family and estate papers relating to the Hengrave Hall estate, owned by the Kitson and Gage families, alongside antiquarian records collected by two members of the Gage family in the early 19th century. There is also a small collection of records relating to the Rookwoods of Coldham Hall, who married into the Gage family in the 19th century. These records have been kept separate to the main series except where it is not possible to tell whether or...
Dates: 1187-1914
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Sir Alexander Johnston: administrative papers relating to Ceylon [Sri Lanka]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 92
Scope and Contents

Comprises: four notebooks assembled by Johnston on aspects of law, history and administration in Ceylon; letter-book containing regulations relating to Roman Catholics in Ceylon; copies of law officers and counsels' opinions on various colonial acts. Note that 'Notebook V', extract from statement concerning the arrival of Chalias in Ceylon (presented by Professor Lee alongside the rest of the collection and listed in Donald Simpson's 1975 manuscript catalogue) is missing.

Dates: c. 1806 - 1827