Managed to get myself a couple of original Cherry Hinton mortgage documents - beautifully hand written, on vellum with stamps & seals. Love all the detail -
1887 Gray Clark of Cherry Hinton ..& Richard Wortley “that piece or parcel of land situate in the parish of Cherry Hinton aforesaid containing one acre and nineteen perches (more or less) Together with the messuage or dwelling house known as ‘Brington Cottage’ and all outbuildings including a wooden portable stable.....”
This is the blog page for my articles, memories and archives relating to the archaeology and local history of Cherry Hinton, a village to the south east of Cambridge UK. The area covered is the old Parish of Cherry Hinton which today includes the Ward of Queen Edith's. Please feel free to browse, you can submit comments or get in touch using the 'Contact Me' button on the main menu above. These are my own thoughts and theories which are always a work in progress as research never ends, it's a place to put my working notes. If you would like to use or reference any of my work, please do get in touch and be sure to reference writing or pictures in the correct way, thanks in advance :) As this section gets more populated with posts, you will be able to use the search bar above or the A-Z menu below to search any items of interest.