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A selection of :- Cambridgeshire Acts of Parliament
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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc. are given depth x width.


  1. Cambridge ABSTRACT OF TITLE of Julian Skrine to several Messuage or Dwelling Houses in Downing Terrace, in the Parish of St. Andrew the Less in the Town of Cambridge. 25p., folio, held with tape at corner. Details title from 1805 to 1848. 1848. £30.00
    Refers to Manor of Barnwell, Mansion House called Barnwell Abbey, Rectory of Barnwell, cottages, rights of common, right of fishery etc. of Peter Lord Gwyder, Baroness Willoughby and Peter Drummond Burrell, formerly of Thomas Panton, grandfather of Baroness Willoughby.


  2. Cambridge MORTGAGE of number 10 Downing Terrace, John Hodson to John Ulph. 2p. folio, small wax seal. 1894. £6.00

  3. Cambridge PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold & Leasehold Estates... to be sold by Auction... June 27th, 1888. 5pp., folio, plus completed memorandum on back page. Folds. 1888. £18.00
    Includes Brick and Slated Factory in Fitzroy Street, Villa Residences in Mortimer Road, houses in Searle Street and Blossom Street.


  4. Cary (John) A NEW MAP OF CAMBRIDGE Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting, Its Roads, Rivers, Parks &c. Folding engraved map, fully hand coloured. Mounted on linen, size approx. 19" x 21", folding into 12mo marbled wraps, inserted in paper-covered slipcase, rubbed at corners. 1808. £60.00

  5. Cary (John) A NEW MAP OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting Its Roads, Rivers Parks &c. Engraved map, size 21" x 18", plus wide margins, full wash colouring in hundreds. Parkland coloured dark green, raods in buff. Scale bar, title in a roundel, shaded in pink wash, pink border. Central fold. Small piece torn from left margin just below fold, slightly affecting coloured border. Printed for J. Cary Engraver & Mapseller, Strand, June 1808. £75.00

  6. Chatteris Ferry, Wisbech, Tid Gote and Downham Bridge TURNPIKE Notice is hereby given, That the General Annual Meeting of the Trustees will be held at the Griffin Inn... composition will be paid... for four shares or securities... to such Creditors on the Tolls of the said Turnpike Road... Poster, size 15" x 10", folds, brownish off-setting. Leach, Printer and Stationer, Wisbech. 28th January, 1856. £20.00

  7. Downing College ACCOUNT BOOK of Edward Sex, Downing College Cambridge and Stock Exchange London. 1858-67. Cash book with name as above on flyleaf. 4to, full calf, rubbed, metal clasp missing. 1858-67. £65.00
    Includes 'Fisher. Rent for Stables Down. Coll. £23.', 'carriage repairs', 'curacao', 'Pianoforte', 'Music', payments for many charities (such as 'Neapolitan Exiles'), servants, 'Messrs. Smee, Davenport Desk'. He seems to travel often to York and pays 'York Lodge Masonic' two guineas and 'York Volunteer Corps' one guinea. There are payments for items for his family members (a bay horse for G. Sex). There are many names where the nature of the payment is not given. Approx. 100 double pages, ink slightly faded in parts, pages not full of entries.


  8. Ely STOCK-IN-TRADE OF A TAILOR late the property of Mr Benjamin Bailey, of Ely, deceased, consisting of 452 Yards of Woollen Cloths, Grandrills, Velveteens... Antique and Modern Furniture, Quantity of This Season Poppies in Bags... Auction sale particular, 4p., 8vo. 1885. £7.00

  9. Greenwood (C) & (J) MAP OF THE COUNTY OF CAMBRIDGE from An Actual Survey made in the Years 1832 & 1833. Fully hand-coloured engraved map, size approx. 23" x 27", with a vignette view of Ely Cathedral. Decorative title, Reference to the Hundreds, Explanation Table. Folded into four. Off-setting of title and vignette view on other side of map. April 1st, 1834. £65.00

  10. Guilden Morden OBLIGATION BOND James Coxall of Guilden Morden, Carpenter, to Hale Wortham the Younger of Royston, for £200. Printed with MS inserts, 1p., small folio, record of 6 payments on conjoint leaf. Signed by Coxall and two witnesses, small wax seal. 1749. £22.00
    Refers to a mortgage between Mary Sell, James Coxall and Hale Wortham.


  11. Guilden Morden OBLIGATION BOND of James Coxall of Guilden Morden, Carpenter, to Anne Clerke of Thorfield in Hertford spinster, for £90. 1p., sm. folio, printed with manuscript inserts, Small papered seal. Blank conjoint leaf. 1736. £24.00

  12. Haslingfield PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of 2 Farm Homesteads and 2 Cottages, Haslingfield, also 2 Life Policies, to be sold by Auction... Aug. 20, 1881, at the Lion Hotel, Petty Cury, Cambridge. 4pp., folio, including completed memorandum and docket title on last page. 1881. £12.00

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  13. Nash (John), Artist SHELL GUIDE TO CAMBRIDGESHIRE Poster, lithograph and letterpress printing, glossy surface. Illustration showing watery landscape, Ely in distance, King's College Chapel, brass of Roger de Trumpington, windmill, swallowtail butterflies, etc. Description and map with key below. Overall size 29" x 20", metal hanger top and bottom. Red and yellow Shell logo at bottom. 1950's. £45.00

  14. Rampton Lyles (Manor of) SURRENDER of lands in Mill Field, Brook Field and Snout Common in Rampton, William Ivatt of Cottenham, Farmer, to Thomas Smith, Butler of Pembroke College. 3p., folio. 1865. £12.00

  15. Sawston, Whittlesford, Stapleford, Hildersham PARTICULARS, PLANS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of the Sawston and Hildersham Estates, comprising Superior Dairy, Stock and Corn Farms, Building Sites, Cottage and Shop Property... for Sale by Auction... 23rd September, 1922. 31pp., folio, staples rusty hence wraps loose. 2 large folding plans in pocket. With a bundle of correspondence, 1923-4, relating to sales, tithe apportionment, tenants, etc. 1922. £32.00
    Includes Huntington's Farm, Cook's Pen Farm, Plumb's Place Farm, Cook's Pen Farm, etc.


  16. Smith (C) A NEW MAP OF THE COUNTY OF CAMBRIDGE Divided into Hundreds. Engraved map, fully handcoloured in hundreds, in declicate shades. Coloured border, small compass rose, Reference to the Hundreds, Explanation. Size 19" x 17", plus wide margins. Central fold. January 6th, 1801. £85.00

  17. Tid St. Giles TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION At the Bull Inn, Long Sutton, March 20th, 1868.... All that Freehold Farm.... containing 55 Acres, situate in Tid St. Giles Fen.... Auction notice printed on one side of blue small folio sheet. 1868. £10.00

  18. Trinity College, Cambridge TWO PHOTOGRAPHS of a sitting room in College. Albumen prints each size 9" x 11", one print with light crease across corner. Messrs. Stearn, Cambridge. c1890. £25.00
    The room is presumably in Trinity, from the badge on the caps and team photographs displayed. Shows furred gown hanging on Japanese screen, cabinet of leather-bound books, tiger skin rug, pipe rack etc.


  19. Webster & Waters, Engineers BILL OF QUANTITIES for Corporation of Cambridge and The Local Board of Chesterton, New Roadway, Contract No. 3. Sm. folio, 8p. printed in cursive, prices in ink. Front wrap loose. n.d. late 19th cent. £15.00
    Includes prices for excavating, banking, metalling, granite macadam, kerbs, drains, fencing, etc.


  20. Wilburton PARTICULARS OF A DESIRABLE ESTATE at Wilburton, in the Isle of Ely, which will be sold by Auction by G. Legge & Son.... 24th day of March instant.... 5pp., folio, folds, first page with title attractively printed with different type-faces. Lists 12 Lots, each lot with approx. 5 different plots, each with acreage, occupier, etc. 1835. £35.00

  21. Wilburton, Ely GROWING CROPS OF CORN With the straw.... to be Sold by Auction at the Chequers in Wilburton.... August the 22nd, 1854.... Poster, sm. 4to, with acreage and Cultivation of 26 plots in New Cut, Flexon Field, etc. Traces of folds, 1" tear at fold, neatly repaired on verso. 1854. £16.00

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