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Water supply

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Hobson's Trust papers, 1851 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Char.II.2-4
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.

Dates: 1851 - 1917
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 (

Papers on the water supply, 1883 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/57
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and official agreements with Kent Water Works regarding the supply of water to the Royal Observatory, water rates and increases in water rates, regulations for meter supplies and the arrangement of new water mains.

Dates: 1883 - 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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 (