Register of fines in Cambridge, 1776-1780, detailing offenders, informers, justices, offences, fines and dates. The volume also contains sketches of scenes, possibly around Lowestoft, Suffolk. The sketches include Gisleham Church, 2 unidentified churches, 'Sparrow's Nest' (a house), Flaxton Abbey, fishing boats and coastal scenes. The book also contains a newscutting from the Surrey standard, 2 February 1867, 'The late calamity in Regent's Park' by W.B.L., a poem.
Cambridge Excise Fine Book
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.8801
- Dates of Creation1776-1867
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 volume
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Presented by Mr and Mrs Harry Mitchell, 1989.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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