Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire: Papers

Scope and Content

Transcripts made by Henry Pidcock of documents from Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire. Pidcock's name appears inside the front cover of both volumes.

Vol. 1, 32 pages: (fo. 1) decree for fines certain, 16 February 1626; (fo. 15) copy of the will of Adam Kelfull; (fo. 20v) account of tithable arable land and leys in Whittlesea; (fo. 22) list of donations to St Mary's and St Andrew's churches, Whittlesea, 1713-1766; (fo. 23) terrier of lands belonging to the same; (fo. 24) particular of the lord's estate in Whittlesea put up for sale in 1814.

Vol. 2, 32 pages: (fo. 1) Lord Eardley's estate at Whittlesea; (fo. 2) extracts relating to Whittlesea; (fo. 7) abstract of decree, 6 February 1638; (fo. 14v) account of arable lands in Whittlesea; (fo. 15) corporation lands in Whittlesea; (fo. 17) copy of an 'Act for repealing a clause for dividing of commons', 1 Jac. II. [1685-1686].

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Pidcock, antiquary.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by G.C.M. Smith, 1918.


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

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