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Bristol

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

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Act for demolition and rebuilding of church 1816; document about pew rent 1891; Trustees' solicitor's correspondence 1909; miscellaneous 1918, 1926, Clifton Parish Church, 1816-1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293/E/5/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of this is correspondence with and about the livings, arranged by parish within dioceses. Note that these are the modern dioceses, which were not necessarily the ones that the living was in when it was first acquired. There is some overlap with the material in section F. The same numbers have been given for each diocese, thus E/2 and F/2 refer to the diocese of Bath and Wells.

Dates: 1816-1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.
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Amalgamation with St Peter and St Andrew, Holy Trinity, Clifton, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293/E/5/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of this is correspondence with and about the livings, arranged by parish within dioceses. Note that these are the modern dioceses, which were not necessarily the ones that the living was in when it was first acquired. There is some overlap with the material in section F. The same numbers have been given for each diocese, thus E/2 and F/2 refer to the diocese of Bath and Wells.

Dates: 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.
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Correspondence on time balls and signals, 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/617
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and time ball service, including the failures of the Greenwich time signal; requests for information on time balls; the establishment of time balls or guns at Queenstown, Sheffield, Bristol and Manchester; a paper by S.P. Langley 'On the Allegheny system of electrical time signals'; experiments with the Post Office chronopher; corrections and errors of the Post Office and Westminster clocks; the system of operation employed by the London...
Dates: 1870 - 1875
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 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).
 Sub-Series

Deeds and related papers for property in Bishop Sutton and Keynsham, both in Somerset, and Bristol, 1728 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/D.XVIII
Scope and Contents

The estate was bequeathed to the University by John Stewart of Rannoch (d.1884), a Scot resident in Bristol, to found scholarships in Hebrew, Greek, Latin and Sacred Music.

Dates: 1728 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Glebe matters, Wick, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293/E/5/5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of this is correspondence with and about the livings, arranged by parish within dioceses. Note that these are the modern dioceses, which were not necessarily the ones that the living was in when it was first acquired. There is some overlap with the material in section F. The same numbers have been given for each diocese, thus E/2 and F/2 refer to the diocese of Bath and Wells.

Dates: 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.
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John Carr about increasing the field of view of telescopes, 1823-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/30: 345-346
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1823-08-25
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 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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John Wight on laying down a ship's course by compass, 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/43: 486-489
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding the effect of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.

Dates: 1825
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 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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Letter from A R Smith to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Bristol, 1877-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 177: 182
Scope and Contents

Letter from A R Smith to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Bristol


(Letter)

Dates: 1877-10-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Henry Nicholson Ellacombe to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Bristol, 1868-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 163: 15
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Nicholson Ellacombe to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Bristol


(Letter)

Dates: 1868-07-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from Henry Nicholson Ellacombe to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Bristol in with a sketch, 1868-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 163: 14
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Nicholson Ellacombe to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Bristol in with a sketch


(Letter)

Dates: 1868-05-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letter from John Carr to Dr Thomas Young, 1826-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 85
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.

Dates: 1826-01-10
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 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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Letter from John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1825-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 80-82
Scope and Contents

Outlining his proposed method of finding latitude; includes a postscript note.

Dates: 1825-11-28
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 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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Letter from John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1825-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 83-84
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.

Dates: 1825-12-14
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 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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Letter from John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1824-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 418-419
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters.

Dates: 1824-02-22
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 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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Letter from John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1824-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 420-421
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters.

Dates: 1824-03-11
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 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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Letter from Mr Phinn to J. Whale, 1796-07-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 126-126a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file :

Three letters from Phinn, with a related letter from William Sheppard.

Dates: 1796-07-24
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 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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Letter from Mr Phinn to Sir Philip Stephens, 1796-03-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 125-125a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file :

Three letters from Phinn, with a related letter from William Sheppard.

Dates: 1796-03-30
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 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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Letter from Mr Phinn to William Wales, 1796-07-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 127-127a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file :

Three letters from Phinn, with a related letter from William Sheppard.

Dates: 1796-07-27
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 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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Letter from R. Carson, 1826-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 32
Scope and Contents

Concerning a paper by John Carr.

Dates: 1826-03-13
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 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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Letter from William Sheppard to William Wales, 1796-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 128-129
Scope and Contents

Concerning an application for a reward by Mr Phinn.

Dates: 1796-09-01
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 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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Letters from observatories, 1861 - 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/148
Scope and Contents Letters from various British and international observatories on filling vacancies at Sydney; requests for new instruments from Madras and other places; and the possible establishment of new observatories at Bristol and other locations. The correspondents include C.P. Smyth, J.C. Adams, R. Grant, N.R. Pogson, R.L.J. Ellery, O. Struve, W. De La Rue, F.A.T. Winnecke, Sir F. Galton, R.C. Carrington, A. de Morgan, J.C. Maxwell and T. Maclear. There is also a photograph of Fletcher's Observatory;...
Dates: 1861 - 1865
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 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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Note from John Carr to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 86
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.

Dates: 1824-03-11
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 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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On Darwinism 'Western Morning News': [3 cols], 1870-01-01 - 1879-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 56
Scope and Contents

Printed; by W Sharman; written at Bristol / Exeter?


(Printed)

Dates: 1870-01-01 - 1879-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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Papers on determining galvanic longitudes, 1852 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/633
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning the use galvanic signals to determine longitude. The papers describe the attempts to establish the longitude of the Edinburgh, Oxford and Cambridge Observatories by observing set stars and taking the difference between the local time and the Greenwich Time received by telegraphic signal. Other centres included in the project, but not necessarily tested, were Liverpool, Dublin, Vienna, Bristol and Lowestoft. The papers include correspondence with C.P....
Dates: 1852 - 1854
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 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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Papers on geodesy, 1874 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/145
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the North American BoundaryCorrespondence with C. Frodsham and Co. concerning clocks by Lindsay Russell on trial at the Royal Observatory, 1874.(2) Papers relating to the North American Boundary west of Lake in the WoodsCorrespondence with Captain L. Anderson, Royal Engineers, concerning the determination of the 49th Parallel and the methods to be used, with a map of the area, a memorandum of progress and the Astronomer Royal's...
Dates: 1874 - 1895
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 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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