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The Family of Edmund Campion
Leslie Campion, 1975. 58pp, pedigree eps. Subject was executed at Tyburn for his faith. The author spent 20 years attempting to discover whether Edmund belonged to the Campions of Sawston [Cambs] or the related Campions of Witham [Essex]. Save yourself 20 years research and buy this book! Several copies available, all F but in varying degrees of d/w, the best will be issued first. (ref 0788) 12.00

Cambridge Gild Records
Edited by Mary Bateson 1903. 176pp inc index. 13th and 14th century records transcribed in their original Latin but with the 'gist' in English. Paper covers, F. 7.50

My Cambridge
Various contributors, 1977. 224pp, 13 photo-ills, others in text. Reminiscences of college life. Ex-lib, fep removed, lib stamps. 1.50

Outside the Trumpington Gates Before Peterhouse was Founded - A Chapter in the Intimate History of Medieval Cambridge
88pp inc index, 2 ills. The origins and development of the Trumpington Street area of Cambridge. Uncut, paper covers, F. 5.00

Outside the Barnwell Gate - Another Chapter in the Intimate History of Medieval Cambridge
Rev H P Stokes, 1915. 64pp inc index, 10 ills inc 2 folding maps. The origins and development of the St Andrews Street/Regent Street/Hills Road area. Original printed paper covers, F unopened copy. (ref 1003) 5.00

Victorian & Edwardian Cambridge From Old Photographs
F A Reeve, 1971. Unpaginated, but 133 old photos with captions. A well- thumbed ex-lib copy with remains of label. Loose at title-page. 2.50

The Chapel of St Mary Magdalene at Sturbridge, Cambridge
Chester H Jones, 1927. 31pp of which 7pp are full-page ills. Ltd ed 500, of which this is No 240. G but spine worn, torn at top. (ref 0590) 5.00

Another copy
No 232. G and a cleaner copy than above. 6.50

Cambridge University - An Episodal History
Arthur Gray, 1926 2nd. 4to, 310pp inc index, 10 colour plates all with original tissue guards, 24 b&w plates. VG in grubby worn & torn (piece missing) d/w. (ref 1649) 16.00

Royal Cambridge
Marion Colthorpe, 1977. Silver card covers with red lettering, A5 size, 120pp inc index, 9 ills. Very interesting accounts of all royal visits from Queen Elizabeth I to Queen Elizabeth II. F in VG d/w. (ref 110/29) 4.50

Illustrated Guide to Cambridge
Frank Rutter, 1957. Paper covers enclosing 92pp, many photo-ills, folding street map. The guide 'tries to select and point out all that the most energetic visitor could possibly hope to see in one long day...and to provide him with an itinerary by which he can visit all colleges without any waste of time.' Paper covers rather worn. (ref 110/62) *4.50

Illustrated Guide to Cambridge
Frank Rutter, 1936. An earlier edition of the above with a much better street map. Paper covers detached from booklet. (ref 110/40) *3.50

Cambridge
John Steegman, 1949 4th ed. 120pp inc index, 130 plate-ills (mostly photos), street map eps. A history from medieval times to the present day. Slight spotting confined to 1st couple of leaves, VG copy of this Batsford book in VG Brian Cook d/w. (ref 7830) 8.50

Cambridge
John Steegman, 1940. 120pp inc index, 130 plate-ills (mostly photos), street map eps. A history from medieval times to the present day. Slight spotting confined to 1st few leaves, G copy of this Batsford book but d/w is missing. (ref 150/25) 5.00

Cambridge Papers
W W Rouse Ball, 1918.  326pp inc index.  Essentially about Trinity College.  G.  (ref 210/47)  16.00

[Cambridge brewery document]  Partnership Deed - Cawthorn & Swann
This 1902 deed sets up the partnership of William Henry Cawthorn and Frederick John Swann in James Street Cambridge.  Manuscript on single large [approx 27"x23"] parchment sheet, very clean.  (ref 103/20)  15.00 
post-free  Not for export

[Cambridge document]  Sale Poster
Printed poster advertising the 1864 sale of three houses [23, 24 & 25 Union Road, New Town] then occupied by sitting tenants Rumbelow, Hammond and Whitbread.  Some offsetting, o/w quite decent, and very suitable for framing, size approx 13"x17".  (ref 4117)  18.00 UK post-free

Illustrations of Cheveley Church, Cambridgeshire
John Fairlie, 1851.  Folio [leaves are approx 11"x17"], unpaginated, 29 lithographed ills and accompanying text, most of the tissue-guards still present.  Ex-ref lib, small lib label on front & rear pastedowns, oval stamp at head of title-page are the only library markings - and this copy appears to have been in reserve stock for so long there's no wear & tear to speak of.  Edges of first several leaves damp-marked, scattered spotting, mostly affecting margins of final lithograph, small piece missing from leading edge of 1 plate - apparently when ills were stored prior to binding.  Very scarce in any condition, and despite the minor faults this remains a VG strong copy in 19th century lib cloth binding.  Even the smell is right.  (ref 2250)  *185.00

[Cottenham document]  Sale Poster - House in High Street
Large printed posted announcing the 1854 sale of a 'truly desirable' property in the High Street.  'The house and buildings have been recently erected in a very superior and most substantial manner, and are well adapted for a Public-House, for which purposes they were very successfully used a short time since.'.  Size approx 15"x19", some offsetting, old folds and a few minor marginal tears.  (ref 4116)  18.00 post-free 
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[Dullingham document]  Abstract of Title to Copyhold Property
This early abstract bears an attorney's comments dated 1742, and concerns several plots of land copyhold of the Manor of Dullingham.  It gives details of copyholders going back to 1619, the principal ones being Stanton, Leader, Appleyard, Bridgman, Flack and Merritt, Appleyard being most mentioned.  Manuscript on paper, 4pp, quite worn & torn but clean.  (ref 4960)  *15.00 
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[Dullingham document]  Poor Rate Assessment 1805
A list of 40-odd persons assessed to pay poor rates.  By far the highest contribution was due from Colonel Jeaffreson as he was the biggest landowner.  Manuscript on paper, approx 12"x15", 1803 watermark, fresh condition.  (ref 3350)  30.00 post-free 
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Accounts of the Reverend John Crakanthorpe of Fowlmere 1682-1710
Cambridgeshire Records Society vol 8, 1988.  4to, familiar blue & white printed card covers, 293pp inc 2 indexes.  This book contains in printed form the surviving notebooks of the Rev John Crakanthorpe who was rector from 1667 to 1719.   Two of the notebooks are of harvest accounts, the other of household accounts.   Between them they provide a glimpse of life in a fairly typical open field parish at a time when important changes were affecting the English countryside.  There's much incidental detail for the family historian researching this part of the county as Rev Crakanthorpe's was dealing with local people of an daily basis.  Still in print at 15+p&p, this F copy (ref 0000) 10.00

[Hinxton document]  Board of Agriculture Schedule concerning the Hinxton Grange Estate
Drawn up in 1897, this schedule shows the 1000 acre estate (not in any detail, unfortunately) owned by Major E H G deFreville and occupied by C E E Cooke.  Very strong clean parchment sheet, approx 22"x18", multifolded,  manuscript all on one side.  (ref 60/11)  15.00 post-free  Not for export

[Kirtling document]  Schedule of Kirtling Tower Estate
A schedule drawn up by the Board of Agriculture in 1893 of the 700-odd acre Kirtling Tower Estate owned by the Most Honourable William Henry John, Lord North.   The vast majority of the estate was shared by two tenant farmers, Henry Jillings of Place Farm and Charles Humphrey of Hall Farm.  Manuscript on single parchment sheet, approx 20"x15", 5 holes caused by the parchment having snagged on something sharp (affects text in two places) but no actual loss of parchment.  A convenient size for framing, especially as text is all on one side.   (ref 60/16)  15.00 post-free  Not for export

[Pampisford document]  Schedule of The Pampisford Estate
A schedule drawn up in 1886 of the 700 acre Pamisford Estate, which included Home Farm tenanted by Alfred Hurry and the very much larger Manor Farm tenanted by Thomas Kent.  Manuscript on single parchment sheet [approx 20"x15"], some foxing but perfectly legible.  (ref 60/26)  12.00 post-free  Not for export

The Common Lands of Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire County Planning Department, 1956. 4to in pale green card covers, 68pp inc 12 maps & diagrams. Useful booklet which provides the historical background to common land before going into detail about such lands in Cambridge, Barrington, Isleham, Shepreth, Snailwell, Soham, Stow-cum-Quy, Wicken, Gt Wilbraham and Little Wilbraham. Ex-Berkshire Record Office, single triangular stamp at foot of title-page, nice clean copy though front cover is detached. (ref 350/23) 4.50

Cambridgeshire Hearth Tax
British Record Society Hearth Tax series vol 1, 2000.  Tall 4to, 120+385pp inc 4 indexes, parish map eps.  Excellent background material in the 120pp intro to this printed transcript of the 1664 return of the 13,563 persons assessed.   One of the fundamental books for Cambridgeshire research, all serious researchers should treat themselves to an early Christmas present and have a copy on the shelf.   Save yourself a good 10 on the in-print price of 35+p&p by buying our F copy at the all-in price of *27.50