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Alcoholic beverages

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Records relating to the assize of bread and ale, 1500 - 1836

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/T.VII
Scope and Contents

The assize was the process whereby from 1381 the University regulated the quality and price of these goods exposed for sale in Cambridge.

Dates: 1500 - 1836
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).
 Series

Records relating to the licensing and regulation of vintners, 1580 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/T.II
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

A large proportion of the records in this category - Records relating to the interactions of the town and University of Cambridge - relate to the exercise until the mid-nineteenth century of the University's extensive jurisdiction over licensing. A smaller amount covers joint University/town activity in environmental improvements. More modern papers relate to local planning issues.

Dates: 1580 - 2003
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).
 Series

Records relating to the licensing of alehouse keepers and victuallers, 1552 - 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/T.I
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

A large proportion of the records in this category - Records relating to the interactions of the town and University of Cambridge - relate to the exercise until the mid-nineteenth century of the University's extensive jurisdiction over licensing. A smaller amount covers joint University/town activity in environmental improvements. More modern papers relate to local planning issues.

Dates: 1552 - 1856
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.