Henry Roberts: Transcripts made for John Ebenezer Foster

Scope and Content

282 folios: (fo. 1) will of John Powell; (fo. 3) will of Mrs Helen Pindar; (fo. 5) extracts from wills; (fo. 8) list of vice-chancellors of Cambridge University, 1506-1765; (fo. 21) list of registries of Cambridge University, 1506-1778; (fo. 24) notes of wills and biographical notes; (fo. 106) extracts from the burial registers of All Saints and St Michael's, Cambridge, relating to members of Trinity College; (fo. 124) extracts from the burial registers of All Saints, Cambridge, relating to members of Jesus College; (fo. 131) list of members of Trinity College buried 1685-1840; (fo. 133) list of members of Jesus College buried 1603-1845; (fo. 135) list of members of Christ's College buried 1636-1849; (fo. 138) list of members of Emmanuel College buried 1606-1809; (fo. 139) list of members of Sidney Sussex College buried 1616-1807; (fo. 141) alphabetical list of names A-Zachary. At fo. 117 is a letter from Henry Roberts to J.E. Foster, 27 March 1908.

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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs H.G.S. Burn-Murdoch and Miss Joan Foster, 1915.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.