Cambridgeshire: Inclosure and Turnpike Trust Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, claims, accounts and other material relating to inclosure commissions and Turnpike Trusts in Cambridgeshire.

MS.Add.6011: Harston and Hauxton, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1799, 92 folios.

MS.Add.6012: Harston and Hauxton, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1798, 140 folios.

MS.Add.6013: Harston and Hauxton, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 1798-1801, 124 folios.

MS.Add.6014: Arrington Turnpike Trust: minutes of meetings of trustees, 1797-1862, 195 folios.

MS.Add.6015: Hauxton and Dunsbridge Turnpike Trust: minutes of meetings of trustees, 1828-1846, 181 folios.

MS.Add.6016: Hauxton and Dunsbridge Turnpike Trust: minutes of meetings of trustees, 15 January 1847 - 23 November 1872, 274 folios.

MS.Add.6017: Arrington Turnpike Trust: minutes of meetings of trustees, 1862-1870, 178 folios.

MS.Add.6018: Barnwell, Cambridge: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 26 September 1807 - 17 April 1811, 75 folios.

MS.Add.6019: Barnwell, Cambridge: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1807, 94 folios.

MS.Add.6020: Barnwell, Cambridge: minutes of evidence in support of claims delivered to inclosure commissioners, c. 1808, 46 folios.

MS.Add.6021: Barton, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 16 July 1839 - 17 December 1840, 152 folios.

MS.Add.6022: Barton, Cambridgeshire: minutes of evidence on the inclosure bill, 6 June 1839, 28 folios.

MS.Add.6023: Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 13 August 1801 - 28 November 1814, 111 folios.

MS.Add.6024: Bottisham, Cambridgeshire: minutes of inclosure commissioners, 1 August 1811 - 5 July 1814, 119 folios.

MS.Add.6025: St Giles Parish, Cambridge: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1802, 46 folios.

MS.Add.6026: St Giles Parish, Cambridge: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 28 July 1802 - 13 May 1805, 57 folios.

MS.Add.6027: Chesterton, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1838, 108 folios.

MS.Add.6028: Chesterton, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 27 June 1838 - 8 May 1840, 104 folios.

MS.Add.6029: Comberton, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 16 July 1839 - 19 February 1842, 148 folios.

MS.Add.6030: Comberton, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1839, 52 folios.

MS.Add.6031: Conington, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 11 August 1800 - 1 December 1801, 54 folios.

MS.Add.6032: Conington, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 23 May 1842 - 30 December 1848, 109 folios.

MS.Add.6033: Cottenham, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1842, 180 folios.

MS.Add.6034: Cottenham, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1842, 92 folios.

MS.Add.6035: Great and Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 31 July 1811 - 24 October 1820, 74 folios.

MS.Add.6036: Great and Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire: inclosure account book, 1813-1820, 46 folios.

MS.Add.6037: Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1807, 78 folios.

MS.Add.6038: Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 1806-1830, 63 folios.

MS.Add.6039: Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1807, 74 folios.

MS.Add.6040: Girton, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 18 July 1808 - 4 March 1814, 74 folios.

MS.Add.6041: Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 23 August 1813 - 5 April 1826, 77 folios.

MS.Add.6042: Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1814, 58 folios.

MS.Add.6043: Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire: statements of accounts of inclosure commissioners, 1815-1819, 18 folios.

MS.Add.6044: Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 21 July 1800 - 5 July 1814, 104 folios.

MS.Add.6045: Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1801, 54 folios.

MS.Add.6046: Hardwick, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 19 April 1836 - 23 April 1838, 84 folios.

MS.Add.6047: Hardwick, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1839, 81 folios.

MS.Add.6048: Harston, Cambridgeshire: description of inclosure fencing, c. 1800, 5 folios.

MS.Add.6049: Harston, Cambridgeshire: statement of account of wheat crop in connection with the inclosure, c. 1800, 30 folios.

MS.Add.6050: Kingston, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 15 July 1810 - 19 December 1815, 70 folios.

MS.Add.6051: Landbeach, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 26 September 1807 - 29 December 1814, 72 folios.

MS.Add.6052: Linton, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1838, 104 folios.

MS.Add.6053: Longstanton All Saints, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 29 June 1811 - 30 May 1816, 70 folios.

MS.Add.6054: Longstanton All Saints, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1811, 56 folios.

MS.Add.6055: Longstanton All Saints, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1812, 52 folios.

MS.Add.6056: Longstanton St Michael, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 6 September 1813 - 20 October 1817, 74 folios.

MS.Add.6057: Longstanton St Michael, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1813, 40 folios.

MS.Add.6058: Longstowe, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 30 June 1798 - 21 July 1800, 114 folios.

MS.Add.6059: Oakington, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 15 July 1833 - 19 February 1835, 83 folios.

MS.Add.6060: Oakington, Cambridgeshire: statements of inclosure accounts, 1833-1835, 66 folios.

MS.Add.6061: Orwell, Cambridgeshire: statements of inclosure accounts, 24 November 1836 - 1 October 1838, 46 folios.

MS.Add.6062: Orwell, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1836, 36 folios.

MS.Add.6063: Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 10 June 1839 - 3 November 1840, 97 folios.

MS.Add.6064: Rampton, Cambridgeshire: list of landowners, with apportionment of tithe due from their lands, 19th century, 15 folios.

MS.Add.6065: Sawston, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 16 September 1802 - 20 May 1811, 46 folios.

MS.Add.6066: Sawston, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1802, 48 folios.

MS.Add.6067: Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire: statements of accounts of inclosure commissioners, 22 May 1834 - 30 June 1836, 63 folios.

MS.Add.6068: Stapleford, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 28 May 1812 - 2 August 1814, 75 folios.

MS.Add.6069: Stapleford, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1812, 54 folios.

MS.Add.6070: Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 15 October 1807 - 3 February 1817, 73 folios.

MS.Add.6071: Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1808, 70 folios.

MS.Add.6072: Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire: statements of inclosure accounts, 1809-1817, 48 folios.

MS.Add.6073: Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 5 August 1814 - 27 November 1820, 74 folios.

MS.Add.6074: Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 17 August 1805 - 28 November 1814, 78 folios.

MS.Add.6075: Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, set out in tabular form, c. 1807, 42 folios.

MS.Add.6076: Swavesey, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1838, 92 folios.

MS.Add.6077: Swavesey, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 4 June 1838 - 23 August 1838, 99 folios.

MS.Add.6078: Teversham, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 16 July 1810 - 25 November 1818, 56 folios.

MS.Add.6079: Teversham, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1810, 46 folios.

MS.Add.6080: West Wickham, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 4 June 1812 - 15 May 1822, 73 folios.

MS.Add.6081: West Wickham, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1812, 56 folios.

MS.Add.6082: West Wickham, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1812, 56 folios.

MS.Add.6083: West Wickham, Cambridgeshire: statements of inclosure accounts, 1813-1822, 42 folios.

MS.Add.6084: Whaddon, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 13 January 1840 - 27 March 1840, 88 folios.

MS.Add.6085: Willingham, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1846, 117 folios.

MS.Add.6086: Willingham, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 2 June 1846 - 1 November 1853, 142 folios.

MS.Add.6087: West Wratting, Cambridgeshire: claims made to inclosure commissioners, c. 1813, 48 folios.

MS.Add.6088: Waresley, Cambridgeshire: minutes of meetings of inclosure commissioners, 10 September 1808 - 21 October 1822, 72 folios.

Administrative / Biographical History

Inclosure (or enclosure) was the process by which land that was subject to common rights was inclosed by landlords for their private use. Inclosure first began in the twelfth century and flourished after receiving statutory sanction during the thirteenth century. Between 1750 and 1800 inclosure by private act of parliament increased, and attempts were made to standardise the process by the passing of Inclosure Acts in 1801 and 1845. Claims to inclose land were presented to a commission, with inclosure awards granted to successful applicants.

Turnpike Trusts were first established in 1706. They were locally-controlled bodies charged by parliament with responsibility for the upkeep of the roads. The trusts raised funds by charging road-users as they passed through their toll-gates. The trusts' responsibilities were transferred to local authorities during the nineteenth century.

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Messrs Francis & Co., Cambridge, 1913.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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