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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

Estate map of Cambridge

The King's College estates records for Cambridgeshire refer to College lands in the following manors:

Abington, Barrington, Barton, Cambridge, Chesterton, Coton, Cottenham, Coveney, Denny, Elmdon, Fen Ditton, Fen Drayton, Foxton, Grantchester, Haddenham, Harlton, Hatley, Isleham, Kingston, Little Shelford, Long Stanton, Madingley, Merton Hall, Milton, Pampisford, Shingay, Swaffham Bulbeck, Tadlow and Wimpole.

From this page you can view images of selected documents from the Cambridgeshire records, visit the online catalogue for each estate, provided through Janus, or download a copy of the county catalogue in Microsoft Word format.



Image Gallery

Here are some examples of documents taken from the Cambridgeshire records.

Click on the thumbnail images to view a larger version.

Alice Druel's Quitclaim Alice Druel's Quitclaim, c. 1200
Ref: KCAR/6/2/13/8 BAR/8
Estate map of Grantchester and Coton, 1865
Ref: KCAR/6/2/68/8 GRA/893
Estate map of Grantchester and Coton
King's and Queen's Colleges Covenant Deed of Covenant between King's and Queen's Colleges, 1913
Ref: KCAR/6/2/27/11 CAM/150
Isleham Church Photograph, c. 1866
Ref: KCAR/6/2/91/16 ISL/22
Isleham Church Photograph
Elizabethan lease Elizabethan lease, 1595
Ref: KCAR/6/2/27/4 CAM/111
Bargain and Sale of land in Chesterton, 1518
Ref: KCAR/6/2/35/3 CHS/2
Bargain and sale
Royal Letters Patent of Henry the Eighth Royal Letters Patent, 1535
Ref: KCAR/6/2/27/2 CAM/49
Counterpart Bargain and Sale of land in Coton, 1574
Ref: KCAR/6/2/42/7 COT/22
Counterpart sale
Bond Bond between John Finch and John Wythe, 1664
Ref: KCAR/6/2/27/1/3 CAM/71


Links to the JANUS online catalogue

Click here to visit the online catalogue pages for the estates in Cambridgeshire:

  • Abington
  • Barrington
  • Barton
  • Cambridge
  • Chesterton
  • Coton
  • Cottenham
  • Coveney
  • Denny
  • Elmdon
  • Fen Ditton
  • Fen Drayton
  • Foxton
  • Grantchester
  • Haddenham
  • Harlton
  • Hatley
  • Isleham
  • Kingston
  • Little Shelford
  • Long Stanton
  • Madingley
  • Merton Hall
  • Milton
  • Pampisford
  • Shingay
  • Swaffham Bulbeck
  • Tadlow
  • Wimpole

Complete catalogue for Cambridgeshire

Click on the links below to view the catalogue for the Cambridgeshire records. Please note the Microsoft Word version of the catalogue is not kept as up-to-date as the online version, available through Janus. You are advised to look at the online version if possible.
[Please note you will need Microsoft Word '97 or later in order to view the documents correctly, and they may take some time to download.]

The county catalogue has been arranged alphabetically by estate, but if you are interested in a particular town or village within Cambridgeshire, you can also download Word catalogues for each estate separately. See the full list of estates here.

If you are interested in viewing any of the documents from the Cambridgeshire estate records, please Contact the Archive CentreContact Us to arrange an appointment.

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All links were current as of April 2007.