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Courts

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

 Management Group — UA

Cambridge University Archives

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA
Scope and Contents The University Archives is responsible for the selection and preservation of the internal administrative records of the University of Cambridge, dating from 1266 to the present, and for making them available for administrative and research purposes. The archives are as diverse in their contents as the activities - self governance, teaching and research, property management, administration of justice, external relations - the University has pursued down the centuries. They include charters,...
Dates: 1266 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Fonds — Comm.Ct.

Commissary's Court archives, 1562 - 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Comm.Ct.
Scope and Contents The archives comprise act and deposition books, exhibita files and bonds. They include records of courts at Sturbridge and Barnwell Fairs.
Dates: 1562 - 1855
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).
 Fonds — Dis.Ct.

Court of Discipline archives, 1932 - 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Dis.Ct.
Scope and Contents The archives comprise specifica case papers and acta.
Dates: 1932 - 2004
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).
 File

Federal Supreme Court, Rhodesia, 1955-07-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 5/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.
Dates: 1955-07-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

Forncett, Norfolk: Manor Records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5908-5928
Scope and Contents Court books, a survey, a rental and indexes of personal names for Forncett, Norfolk.
Dates: 1523-1856
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).
 Fonds

Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6173
Scope and Contents Written in a fair hand from the notes of a student attending the lectures. The lectures probably related to Maitland's course on 'Advanced Real Property', held at Cambridge University between 1887 and 1892. There are references to chapters, indicating that the writing may have been intended for publication. Correspondence found in MS.Add.4403/247-250 suggests that the note-taker was probably Charles Samuel Jackson. The papers include typescript notes on suit of court, hundred courts, townships,...
Dates: 1887-1892 (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).
 Fonds

Frederic William Maitland: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6987-7009
Scope and Contents Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.
Dates: 1884-1908
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).
 File

'Index titulorum de curiis ecclesiasticis', 1600 - 1699

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Misc.Collect.12.I
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series - University Registry miscellanea - chiefly consists of compilations of practical use within the administration.
Dates: 1600 - 1699
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).
 Fonds

J.H. Crosby: Papers on Cambridgeshire and Ely

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6380-6395
Scope and Contents Comprises copies of various court rolls and other primary material on the history of Ely and Cambridgeshire, together with notes made by J.H. Crosby.
Dates: 1885-1923 (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).
 Fonds

Law reports in cipher, all central London courts, Easter 9 George II - Easter 11 George II

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.110
Scope and Contents Ffos 1v-5v: index to cases in a second hand. fos 6, 7, 212v-16: blank. fo. 1: enciphered notes in main hand. inside front cover: 'M.3.29', in indexer's hand.
Dates: 1750 (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).
 File

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).
 Sub-Series

Nuremberg Trials, 1945 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 7/1-4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.
Dates: 1945 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds — S.V.Ct.

Papers of the Court of the Septem or Sex Viri, 1927 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/S.V.Ct.
Scope and Contents The records relate to procedure and a few cases.
Dates: 1927 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: These records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
 Series

Photographs, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.
Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Sub-sub-mangmt group

Records of and relating to the Commissary, 1638 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/O.XI
Scope and Contents First recorded in 1293, the Commissary was a judicial officer appointed by the Chancellor to act as his deputy. In the early modern period he presided over a court, sitting at least weekly, with jurisdiction over members of the University below the degree of M.A. and also conducting much of the business which might otherwise have swamped the Vice-Chancellor's court. By Statute B.VI as amended by Grace 6 of 20 June 1936 the Commissary was required to certify that charges laid before the...
Dates: 1638 - 2002
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).
 File

Solicitors and County Courts, Northern Ireland, 1979-07 - 1985-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 9/2/36
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on legislation affecting the county courts, with correspondents including: representatives of the Belfast Solicitors' Association (11).

Also includes: submissions of the Belfast Solicitors' Association on the enforcement of judgments office review, and proposed increase in county court jurisdiction; consultative papers on the increase of county court jurisdiction.

Dates: 1979-07 - 1985-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
 Fonds

Star Chamber: Collection of treatises and related material

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3105
Scope and Contents Including: (fo. 1) Isaac Cotton, 'The groundes, rules and proceedings of the honble courte of starr-chamber ...', with dedication to Sir Humfrey May and to Thomas May; (fo. 60) [Cotton?], 'Matters touching the causes and proceedings in the high court of starchamber with the fees used there at this day'; (fo. 84) Orders re star chamber, 12 May 38 Eliz. I, ; (fo. 85v) 'Orders for reformation of dilatory proceedings in causes preferred and presented in ... starr chamber', [Dec. 1597]; (fo. 89)...
Dates: 1635 (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).
 File

"The Master Swingers of Nuremberg", 1946 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 100
Scope and Contents Typescript draft of an article by KW [Kenneth White, journalist] giving eye witness account of Nuremberg trial including: transport and accommodation; organisation of the trial; evidence; and impressions of the former Nazi leaders on trial including [Hermann] Goering, [Rudolf] Hess, [Joachim von] Ribbentrop, [Wilhelm Keitel], [Julius] Streicher. Ends with the prediction "When the final gong sounds in the death-struggle of the Hitler Saga, assuredly some of its masters will swing at Nuremberg."
Dates: 1946 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lord Stewart of Fulham and Baroness Stewart of Alvechurch

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STWT
Scope and Contents The sections of Lord Stewart's papers which are of greatest interest are those dealing with his public life particularly his periods as First Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1965-66). The public side of Lord Stewart's life is complemented by the personal reflections contained in the diaries and in his personal correspondence. The papers also contain a large collection of photographs and many photograph albums in addition to press cuttings, biographical information,...
Dates: 1882 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of a number of individual files, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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