British Honduras legal manuscripts

Scope and Content

Collection of extracts from legal records of British Honduras. Some are copies, others appear to be original documents in the writing of Frederick's father, William Alexander Parker, Chief Justice of British Honduras.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frederick Hardyman Parker served as Registrar of the Supreme Court, Provost Marshal and Keeper of Records, British Honduras

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

Presented by Frederick Hardyman Parker.


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

MSS 78

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 149.

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

some of the paper is very fragile

Additional Information

Description created by MJC.

DateText: The dates are approximate..

Parker, Frederick Hardyman, fl 1890, colonial administrator