Coats of Arms of Cambridgeshire Families

Scope and Content

Drawings in colour of the coats of arms of various Cambridgeshire families and personages, 46 folios. Those of the following appear: de Ghaundes; de Meynil; de Hastinges; Peche; Avenell; de Gardyn; de Hulles; Dakeney; de Haluntone; Bagehot; de Maneres; de Trumpingtone; de Lacy; de Boxworth; de Estafford; Touks; de Rydwere; de Fulbourne; Eschalars; de Bordeleys; Hereward; de Suylverstone; Ingle, Shelford; Wale, Bankes, L. Shelford; Blackburne, Metcalfe, Fowlmere; Bening, Thriplow; Stephenson, Haxton and Newton; Swann, Pemberton, Newton; Pemberton, Trumpington; Harston church; Serocold, Watson, Cherryhinton; Perkins, Thriplow; Anstey, Pitchard, Trumpington; Redman, Gt Shelford; Lisle, L. Wilbraham; Peterhouse; Cookson; Willys, Bones, Fen Ditton; Bell, Dalton, Farmer, Townley, Fulbourn; Somery, Barton; Dalton, Gt Abington; Hanchett, Lewis, Ickleton.

The volume is in the same hand as the writer of MSS.Add.4520 and 4521, which, according to a note by C.E. Sayle (1911), may be H.G. Elbourne.

Administrative / Biographical History

H.G. Elbourne, Cambridge architect.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by T. Jesson, 1926.


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

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