Cambridgeshire Collectanea

Scope and Content

A collection of remarks upon the history of advowsons, tithes, manors and other, similar, historial subjects in various Cambridgeshire parishes compiled by John Caley when secretary of the Record Commission in answer to enquirers, with transcripts and extracts from documents.


Arranged by parishes in rough alphabetical order.

Access Information

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Bernard Halliday, bookseller, 30 June 1914.

Other Finding Aids

Full list available in Manuscripts Reading Room available on request.

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Geographical Names