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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Deeds of property in Barnwell, Coton and Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, part of 'The University Lands', 1555 - 1703

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

'The University Lands' was the name given to the bequest to the University of Nigel de Thornton, c.1270, which also included land in the centre of Cambridge on which the Schools buildings were erected. The Chaplain collected rents from these lands as part of his duties and stipend. With the abolition of the office of Chaplain in 1568, the duty of rent collecting fell first to the Bailiff and then to the Bedells.

Dates: 1555 - 1703
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Grant to William le Comber and Matilda his wife of two strips of land in the fields of Cambridge and Barnwell on 'Hyntonemore'., 1285-08-28

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/04/1/32
Scope and Contents

The strips lie between land of Richard Wombe (N) and land of Luke de Sancto Edmundo (S) and abut on a headland of the nuns of St Radegund and on Hintonmere.
Witnesses: John But, mayor; Roger de Witherisfeld; John le Palefreyer; Robert de Madingeley; Symond de Bradley bailiff; Richard Bateman, junior; Geoffrey le Feroun; Reginald de Comberton; Walter le Hunte

Dates: 1285-08-28

Quitclaim to Matilda, lately wife of William le Comber, of one acre and two strips of land in the fields of Cambridge and Barnwell which the said William and Matilda held of the said Alice Orme, his mother., 1293-08-01

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/04/1/34
Scope and Contents

Witnesses: Michael Pilat, mayor; William de Hulmo; Alan de Welle; Thomas de Madingley; John Prentice, bailiff; John Buth; John Portehors; John Martin; Geoffrey Fabrarius; Richard Bateman; Robert de Madingley; Walter le Hunte; Godfrey le Mercer; Elyas de Greyneston; Walter the clerk.

Dates: 1293-08-01

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