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Westminster

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on New Palace clock, 1845 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/607
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the clock for the New Palace at Westminster. The correspondents are mainly horologists, but there are also letters from the Department of Woods and Works. The volume includes a parliamentary paper titled 'A Return for a List of Papers relative to the Great Clock for the New Palace at Westminster', dated 24 June 1847, and pages from the 'Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers' on Wheatstone's 'telegraph clock'.

Dates: 1845 - 1848
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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Correspondence on the New Palace clock, 1851 - 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/608
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the clock for the New Palace at Westminster. The correspondents are mainly horologists, but there are also letters from the Department of Woods and Works. The volume includes parliamentary papers on the supply of new clocks and on correspondence with the Woods, Forests and Land Revenues relating to the clock and bells; newspaper extracts on the clock and related subjects; plans and sections of the clock; and a plan of the Clock Tower.

Dates: 1851 - 1856
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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Correspondence on the New Palace clock, 1857 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/609
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the clock for the New Palace at Westminster. The correspondents include A. de Morgan, J.F.W. Herschel, W. Whewell and F. Dent. The papers includes pages extracted from the 'Mechanics' Magazine'; pages and two diagrams extracted from 'The Builder'; a paper by E.T. Loseby 'on the Westminster Clock'; and a paper by W.L. Baker on 'the Great Bell of Westminster'. There are also several musical calculations of the notes made by the bell in the New Palace.

Dates: 1857 - 1861
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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Correspondence on time balls and signals, 1875 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/618
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and time ball service, including the failures of the Greenwich time signal; notes and a report on the time signals at Portsmouth Dockyard; questions and answers on the Edinburgh time signals; a list of British time signal stations; enquiries from various individuals and the Norwegian and Swedish governments on time signals; time balls proposed for Calcutta and the West Indies; errors and corrections in the Westminster and Post Office...
Dates: 1875 - 1878
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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Decision, Westminster, 1650 (Charles I)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1373/56
Scope and Contents

Decision of a Court in the case of John Taylor and Edward Mitchell.

Dates: 1650 (Charles I)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Feet of fine, Westminster, 1675

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1373/22
Scope and Contents

Feet of fine between Thomas Coleman on the one hand and Simon Avis and Susanna his wife on the other.

Dates: 1675
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Series

Feet of fine, Westminster, 1675

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1373/23
Scope and Contents

Feet of fine between Thomas Coleman on the one hand and Simon Avis and Susanna his wife on the other.

Dates: 1675
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Legal Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6235
Scope and Contents

Legal notebook of two attorneys, possibly Stephen Driffield and George Fothergill, containing formulary, and reports of cases in Yorkshire and Westminster, 198 pages.

Dates: 1665-1707 (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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Letter from B. E. Burrile to George Gilpin, 1821-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 30-30a
Scope and Contents

Concerning a telescope thought to have been used by Sir Isaac Newton.

Dates: 1821-06-12
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 F. Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 66-66a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file :

With an index of names.

Dates: 1806-12-04
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 F. Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 67-67a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file :

With an index of names.

Dates: 1806-12-11
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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Note from Lord Liverpool to the Secretary of the Board of Longitude, 1822-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/53: 175
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing papers from G.W.U. Wedel and a letter from Charles Manners-Sutton. On the back of the note is a copy of a forwarding letter from Dr Thomas Young.

Dates: 1822-03-12
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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Petition from John Tulloch regarding improvements in navigation, 1799-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 461-463
Scope and Contents From the File:

Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1799-12-07
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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Probate of will of Mary Herbert, Westminster, 14 Aug. 1761

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1237/1
Scope and Contents

At London, before Andrew Coltee Ducarel, LL.D., surrogate of Edward Simpson, LL.D. Master Keeper of Prerog. Court of Canterbury. Signed by William Legard, Peter St. Eloy, and Hen. Stevens, Dep. Registrars.

Dates: 14 Aug. 1761
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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