Admissions to copyhold properties in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England

Scope and Content

On 11 April 1735, following the death of Elizabeth Hinds, who held a life interest in various copyhold properties in the manor of Graveley, Cambridgeshire, her son and heir, Thomas Hinds, was formally admitted tenant to the property at an annual rent of 1s 3d. On 16 January 1736 Thomas Hinds and his son John Hinds surrendered these properties to the use of Robert Howard of Graveley. On 2 June 1820 Daniel Howard was admitted to the same copyhold property, then occupied by William Fowler and John Housden.

Administrative / Biographical History

The lords of Graveley manor, Cambridgeshire, were the master, fellows and scholars of Jesus College, Cambridge.

Access Information

Open to consultation by holders of full library reader's tickets.

Acquisition Information

Presented to Cambridge University Library by the County Records Committee, Bedfordshire County Council, December 1942.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript calendar of Clas Doc. is available for consultation in the Manuscripts Reading Room of the University Library.


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