Reference numberCB/2/CL/14
TitleClerks legal papers
DescriptionThis series of legal papers include cases prosecuted by the Corporation in Chancery, Debtors Courts, cases Quarter Sessions, and Assizes. They are cases administered by the clerk in his role as legal officer for the Corporation.

The series comprises a book of precedents, [1800-1848]; Chancery case papers, 1650-1839; case papers relating to the dismissal or George Busby White, town clerk, 1819-1832; Charle P Harris' compensation claim following dismissal as town clerk, 1829-1843; Joseph Brett debt case, 1830; correspondence relating to ownership and access of a passageway at Castle End, 1838-1839; Perkins versus Bradley, 1838-1842; Francis Rushbrook felony case, 1844; correspondence relating to Henry Blake felony case, 1849; Corporation versus John Dennis, 1858; arbitration papers between Cambridge Union and the Corporation over a property on Park Street, 1837-1867; case papers relating to the re-election of Thomas Waraker, 1871-1872; prosecution of Fabb at the Lent Assizes for burgalary of the Globe PH, 1872; compensation claim for damage to a ventilation shaft at the corner of James Street and Newmarket Road, 1905; case papers relating to the Corporation's liability to raise the level of a Panton Cottages, 1905; Owners of properties in Sleaford Street and Rivar Place versus the Corporation over liability to repair defective drains, 1907; Copy case for the opinion of counsel relating to obstructions on the River Cam , 1908; Case papers relating to a public enquiry into liability for paying for flushing cisterns to water closets in Lower York Street, 1909; Draft case for the opinion of counsel, RW Pattison, relating to the Corporation's powers to effect public improvements, 1909; Claims for the payment of royalties on fire alarms to the Postmaster General by the Corporation in relation to an agreement with the National Telephone Company , 1909-1912; Correspondence from the town clerk's office, Huntingdon, to the Cambridge town clerk relating to riding bicycles on pavements and the bye laws for good rule and government of the borough of Huntingdon, 1913; Robert versus the Corporation regarding a claim for compensation under the workman's compensation act 1906, 1917; Compensation claim by Charles Kay Ogden against the Corporation for damages under the Riot (Damages) Act, 1886, 1918-1919; Compensation claims against the Corporation for damages under the Riot (Damages) Act, 1886, 1920; Legal case papers relating to the contract between the Corporation and EC Northfield and sons for housing scheme at Hills Avenue and Cavendish Avenue, 1921; Case papers relating to the bequest in the will of George Fletcher for the establishment of a prize in his name for competition by the Police Force, 1913-1923; Compensation claim by the ex-members of the volunteer fire brigade for expenses of engraving four silver challenge cups, 1921-1923; Financial adjustment case papers for claim by Chesterton Rural District Council for compensation following the incorporation of parts of Chesterton, Grantchester, Trumpington, and Cherry Hinton into the Borough of Cambridge, 1911-1919; Rex v Bennett, 1923-1924; and Land Tribunal case between Lloyd Frederick Stokes and Cambridge Corporation, 1952-1961.
CreatorNameMunicipal Corporation of Cambridge
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives
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