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Act of Parliament

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

An Act for allotting lands in the parishes of Fulmodeston with Croxton, Stibbard, Little Ryburgh, and Geat Ryburgh, in the county of Norfolk., 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09L/B 18
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The advowson was purchased by the college in 1718. For the early history of the advowson see 1a below.
For the decision to purchase on the favourable report of two fellows, see Chapter Book, 3, pp. 64-5.
The modern references for 1g and 1h have been reversed to preserve the chronological sequence.
Nos 7, 9, 11 and 13 not used.


Dates: 1808
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An Act for Dividing, Allotting, and Inclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Open and Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, lying in the Parishes of Grantchester and Coton in the County of Cambridge., 1799

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/36/127
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

No. 59 not used (now 94.1); also nos 81-87.
For three early deeds (one of 1273, the other two undated) see XXXVI 99, where they are transcribed.

Dates: 1799
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An Act for . . . Inclosing . . .the common and open fields . . .within the parish of Little Wilbraham., 1797

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/23/247
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Nos 11-13, 26-199 not used. 223 (1) relates to the manor of Barton Lancaster and is there housed and listed.
See also under Grantchester XXXVI G 129.1: Dr Hooke's notebook of his livings at Grantchester and Little Wilbraham, 1762-76.
Membrane 5 of 09/35/141 has records of the court of Wilbraham Rycotts for 1631, 1635 and 1636.

Dates: 1797
 Item — CCCC15/23B
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An Act for the Inclosing of Lands in the Parish of Landbeach . . .. 47 Geo. III., 1807

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/35/211a
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

No. 1 not used. No. 116 relates to Swaffham; No. 178 is now 207A
Also included are holdings in the nearby parishes of Milton (Middleton), Cottenham (Cotenham), Impington (Impiton or Empiton), and elsewhere

Dates: 1807
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Copy of an Act for settling the estate of Francis Boyle Lord Viscount Shannon., 1692

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09L/G 2
Scope and Contents

The Act restores to Lord Shannon the advowson and manor of Stalbridge which had been alienated contrary to the conveyance of Richard Earl of Cork of 1 November 1640.

Dates: 1692
 Item — CCCC15/20

River Cham Acts, 1804-11 - 1814-11

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC15/20
Scope and Contents Comprises:An Act for making the River Cham, alias Grant, in the County of Cambridge more navigable from Clay-Hithe-Ferry, to the Queen's-Mill, in the University and Town of Cambridge (1 Anne, 1702) and An Act for extending and amending an Act of Queen Anne 'for making the River Cham more naviagable, from Clayhithe Ferry to the Queen's Mill, in the County of Cambridge' (42 George III); royal assebt 21 July 1813.Between these is bound a single sheet being An account of the tolls...
Dates: 1804-11 - 1814-11

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