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King's/KC/KCHR/3 contains:
1 F.L. Clarke's writings
2 Miss Okes' writings
3 'Probate Jurisdiction of King's College, Cambridge'
4 Manuscript genealogical notes on the Power family of Atherstone, Warwickshire. 1328-1880.
5 'The agricultural history of Pertwood Farms'
6 Materials relating to a lecture given to the Cambridge Antiquarian Society by Sir William St John Hope and M R James, on 'The Inventories of King's College and Eton College'. Mainly Plate, Vestment and Service Books.
7 Notes on Kingsmen
8 Notes on the genealogy of the Cheke family
9 H G Wayment's papers relating to glass in the Chapel
9A H G Wayment's papers relating to the Screen in the Chapel
10 Notes on King Henry VI's illness
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Title F.L. Clarke's writings
Reference KCHR/3/1
Creator Clarke, F.L.
Covering Dates 1441–1927
Extent and Medium paper
Content and context

F.L. Clarke was employed variously as Bursar's clerk and sub Librarian at King's, 1872-1927. During this time he interested himself greatly in the College's history and acted in effect as College archivist. In addition to collating and rebinding College archives, Clarke extracted prodigious quantities of information from the records to answer queries about former members, the College site, its accounts, estates, livings etc.

King's/KC/KCHR/3/1 contains:
1 Analyses of residence from the Common Books, 1447-56. This volume is mostly blank.
1 volume; paper.
1872–1927
2 Extracted Congregation votes, 1739-1810.
1 bundle; paper.
1880–1899
3 Extracts from Cooper 'Annals of Cambridge'.
1 volume; paper.
1880–1899
4 Proofs of Willis and Clark 'Architectural history of University of Cambridge' (1886). These are annotated and revised proofs of the parts relating to King's College.
2 volumes; paper.
1879–1910
5 'Collections for a catalogue of Fellow Commoners, Scholar Commoners, Poor Scholars etc', 1511-1797.
1 volume; paper.
1900
6 Lists of Fellow Commoners, Sizars, Poor Scholars, 1549-1820.
6 volumes; paper.
1900
7 Register of admissions to King's College, 1797-1862. This is a continuation of Harwood 'Alumni Etonenses' (1797) of scholars admitted under the original statutes.
1 volume; paper.
1900
8 'Wills'. Transcripts and some original documents relating to wills of benefactors. Comprises published transcripts of wills of Henry VI and of John Hogekyns, Henry Pawley, Henry Purefoy, John Price, Richard Day, John Hungerford, Edmund Vintner, John Smith (Bursar, d 1755), Edward Betham, Walter Chetwynd, Cooke, Robert Glynn, George Richards (d 1849), George Thackeray (Provost), George William Craufurd, Richard Burgh Byam, Daniel Pulteney, Thomas James and Joseph Davidson. The book also contains MS and TS transcripts, summaries or extracts of wills of John Chamber (including copy and original correspondence with Provost Okes and agents' fees in connection with Chamber's will, 1856-81), of Roger Goad, John Cowell, Thomas Goade, Nicholas Hobart, Thomas Crouch, Thomas Page, Richard Elliott, William Bullock, Benjamin Archer, Jacob Bryant (including family tree), Jonathan Davies, Charles [Grape], W E Ridler, Martin Thackeray (Vice-Provost), Thomas Appreece Soley, William Wigan Harvey, John Martyr Ward, Laura Mary Fielder, Frederick Whitting (Bursar), and John Edwin Nixon; published information on the (William) Lisle family; the original will of Thomas Gearing; and an original opinion of Sidebottom on Dr William Cooke's legacy (d 1797).
1 volume; paper.
1800–1914
9 Transcripts of wills in the Ledger Book, 1517-1617. These papers include other assorted will transcripts and correspondence.
1 bundle in envelope; paper.
1910
10 Lists of non-members of foundation, 1544-1659.
1 volume; paper.
1911
11 Register of admission of Scholars, 1441-1857.
1 volume; paper.
1872–1927
12 Assorted genealogical and historical notes.
3 boxes; paper.
1900
13 Year lists of members, 1441-1834.
6 volumes and 2 boxes; paper.
1441–1927
14 'King's Coll. - Matriculations, 1544-18[18]'. Matriculations into the University by members of King's College. Transcribed from the University records.
1 volume; paper.
1916
15 Register of degrees conferred on Kingsmen, 1613-1802. Compiled from University records. Also includes a list of Kingsmen who paid degree fees, 1647-1838, transcribed from 'Feast money' account in the Bursar's Particular Books.
1 volume; paper.
1880–1899
16 'Transcripts of documents' and some original material 'relating to the site of the College'. Transcripted documents include (part I): A68-78, A80-2, A84-5, A90, A98-9, A101, A106, A110-11, A114, (part II): A116-18, A121-7, A129-36, ledger book 10 folio 44 (almshouses), selections from box I.i, . Original documents comprise:-. - part of D. Loggan's map of Cambridge showing KCC, 1688. - Act of Parliament for the exchange of land between KCC and Clare Hall, 1823. - pamphlets setting out dispute between King's, the executors of Mr Cory and Commissioners for Paving over the purchase of Mr Cory's house and the resiting of King's Lane, 1831. - photograph of Mr Jones's house (late Cory's) on Trumpington St. - plan of Bull Hotel and KCC property adjoining, before redevelopment, c.1900.
2 volumes; paper.
1918
17 'Transcripts'. Transcripts and sometimes translations of documents relating to the College site and early buildings including the Chapel, early accounts and inventories. Many of the early documents seem to be copies of entries in the patent rolls, of documents not in the College archive. Topics include 1447-51 accounts for the Duchy of Lancaster, agreement with George Thompson to rebuild the bridge (1627), College accounts, copies of letters from J Adams (c. 1714).
1 volume; paper.
1918
18 Transcripts of documents relating to the College site, its members and estates, described as 'Miscellanea', 15th-18th centuries.
6 volumes; paper.
1872–1927
19 'Transcripts and translations of charters etc.'. This volume relates to estates.
1 volume; paper.
1917
20 'Curacy of K & L' and 'F L Clarke Miscellaneous Notes and Papers'. These papers comprise lists of incumbents of College livings, 1656-1801 and of Kersey and Lindsey parishes to 1867; notes on masters of King's College School, 1579-1719; notes on Laurence Rooke [BA 1643-4, MA 1647]; related correspondence, 1897-1923.
1 folder; paper.
1872–1927
21 Extracts from Mundum Books relating to occupants of College accommodation. These extracts relate to residents of: 'Camerae commensalium', 1574-1647, Brick Building, 1693-1800, Gibbs' Building, 1732-1800. The rental rates are included in some cases.
1 volume; paper.
1574–1916
22 Transcripts of documents relating to the history of King's College. These transcripts are annotated by F.L. Clarke. They cover the Chapel and Founder, 15th century including the amicabilis concordia; state of the College, 1720s; election of the Provost, 1689; deprivation of John Dale, 1725.
1 volume; paper.
1872–1927
23 Transcript of baptism registers of St Edward's Parish, Cambridge, 1558-1828.
1 volume; paper.
1910
24 Transcript of burial registers of St Edward's Parish, Cambridge, 1558-1848.
2 volumes; paper.
1910
25 Index to baptism and burial registers of St Edward's Parish, Cambridge, 1558-1848.
1 bundle; paper.
1910
26 Extracts from 'Indent. inter receptor et burs.' rolls, relating to College tenants in Cambridge, 1447-1844. This volume includes original rentals, 1648, 1654.
1 volume; paper.
1918
27 Extracts from Ledger Books relating to leases granted on College property in Cambridge, 1396-1706.
3 volumes; paper.
1918
28 Extracts from various estate records relating to College property.
13 albums in 8 bundles; paper.
1909–1919
29 Extracts from Mundum books.
5 volumes; paper.
1900–1910
30 Transcript of 'Comput. Bursar. (Summaries of Accounts)'.
1 volume; paper.
1900
31 Provost John Sumner's transcripts and extracts from records relating to College history. These volumes cover members, accounts, estates, and statutes. The transcripts and extracts were made mid 18th century, stuck into albums and annotated by Clarke c.1900.
2 volumes; paper.
1850–1900
32 Pamphlet. Pamphlet, typescript and manuscript notes belong to F L Clarke, Bursar's Clerk, concerning lay clerks, organists and choristers in the period 1794-1917.
1 pamphlet and 63 items; paper.
1794–1917
33 F L Clarke's collection of correspondence and notes of biographical details of members of College.
502 files and items; paper.
1450–1927
33A F L Clarke's collection of correspondence and notes of biographical details of members of College and notes on College buildings.
0.5 box; paper.
1534–1913
34 F L Clarke's collections relating to Kingsmen not on the Foundation.
102 files and items; paper.
1520–1918
35 Notes of College plate by F L Clarke.
3 notebooks with 16 loose sheets; paper.
1900–1927
36 F L Clarke's notes. Manuscript notes including information on 'Diversiones et admonition', 'Correctiones et Monitiones', 'Licentia absentia concepa'.
1 pamphlet; paper; F L Clark's notes.
1500–1927
37 John Bird Sumner. Manuscript notes concerning the life of Sumner and his portrait by Eddis in the College's collection.
2 sheets; paper.
1872–1927
38 Scrapbook. TS and MS notes pasted into a scrapbook. The notes include transcripts of pages from the commons books and ledgers, lists of bursars, Provosts, Deans and 18th century choristers, biographical notes on Kingsmen, King's-related excerpts from published works including 'The Amrorial Ensigns of the University' by WJ St John Hope in 1892.
paper.
39 F. L. Clarke's notes on estates and College matters generally. Includes notes on St. James Priory, John Canterbury, a Hostel and the Old Provost's Lodge.
1 file; paper.
1900
40 'Letters'. Correspondence with F. L. Clarke on antiquarian matters.
1 file; paper.
1892–1913
41 F. L. Clarke's notes. Pencil notes mainly concerning the College's estates.
1 file; paper.
1900
42 Notes and transcripts from Ledger Books. The manuscript notes and transcripts relate to volumes 1-7 (1441-1705).
1 file; paper.
1900

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