Notes on Cambridgeshire Churches and the Heraldry of Corporations

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MS.Add.4520: Notes on the architecture, inscriptions and other features of various Cambridgeshire churches, 1882-1884, 77 folios.

(Fo. 1) Teversham; (fo. 4) Westerley Waterless; (fo. 8) Comberton; (fo. 14 ) Fowlmere; (fo. 20) Foxton; (fo. 24) Little Eversden; (fo. 26) Fulbourn; (fo. 34) Harston; (fo. 38) Horningsea; (fo. 40) Newton; (fo. 48) Great Shelford; (fo. 54) Little Shelford; (fo. 62) Stapleford; (fo. 66) Stow-cum-Quy; (fo. 72) Thriplow.

MS.Add.4521: Heraldry of Corporations of Great Britain, c. 1900, 116 folios.

(Fo. 1) List of arms of Cambridge colleges; (fo. 3v) College of Arms; (fo. 4) professors and University institutions; (fo. 5) Inns of Court and Chancery; (fo. 7v) colleges and hospitals; (fo. 11) English bishops; (fo. 14v) Irish bishops; (fo. 16v) Scottish episcopal sees; (fo. 17v) deaneries; (fo. 21) religious houses; (fo. 49) cities, boroughs and towns; (fo. 68v) counties; (fo. 70) Scottish burghs; (fo. 77) corporate bodies and societies; (fo. 101) miscellaneous communities. There are coloured illustrations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Although the volumes are anonymous, the hand used appears to be the same as that in MS.Add.6589, suggesting that the author is the Cambridge architect H.G. Elbourne.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by the Revd T.A. Walker, 1910.


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

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