Reference number4860
TitleResearch notes of John Stratford on Kimbolton
DescriptionOriginal documents: Bundle of bills to Miss Sparrow, Viscount Mandeville and wife, Duke of Manchester 1820 - 1846; Rules of association for the apprehension and prosecution of horse and sheep stealers 1881; Copy of the HMC Eighth Report, on the Manchester Collection, presented by the Duke of Manchester to Kimbolton Grammar School; with covering letter, 1882; Farm account book of A W Sansom 1942 - 1946; Kimbolton estate sale particulars 1975.
Papers: folders containing notes, research, correspondence etc on Archaeology, Chemists, Peacock family, Kimbolton poetry, Population, directories, census figures etc, Protestation returns 1641, Castle rent roll 1669, Furniture. Folders of notes on: Warren House (including papers and copy petition re proposed demolition 1983), Montagu family newspaper cuttings (no "13"). Handwritten notes (? for a talk), 1972?; Manuscript Kimbolton before Vanbrugh (no date, no author’s name); Copies of local history articles by W. Abington, former Kimbolton resident; Copy of 1279 inquisition, held at The National Archives; drawings of the Castle, by P A Osborne; Two pen-and-ink drawings of High Street, by Brian Short [used on the cover of From Churchyard to Castle (2000), one coloured]; Franca Da Mosta, Works of Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini in England (1988-89); photograph of members of the Parish Council 1994.
Rolled items: various parish maps marked to show changing land use, ownership etc over period 1200-1973; Large pen-and-ink sketch of Kimbolton, with copy (perhaps by Brian Short); Pen-and-ink map of Kimbolton c. 1764, based on the Cosmo Wallace map; Modern hand-drawn copy of Nicholas Bleake’s 1582 map, drawn by J Johnson; Modern copies of John Ladds’s plans of the houses around the churchyard, 1875; HDC Kimbolton conservation area plan (1:2500), 1974; J. Carr, Illustrated History of Huntingdonshire (poster) n.d.; OS maps (TL16, TL17) various scales, 1960s
CreatorNameJohn Stratford Collection
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives
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