RECORD: 1828-1829 Residents Book. Christ's College, Cambridge. CC-T.17.A Transcribed and edited by Kees Rookmaaker (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)

REVISION HISTORY: Scanned by John van Wyhe and Geoffrey Thorndike Martin, transcribed and edited by Kees Rookmaaker 2008-9, corrections by van Wyhe. RN1

NOTE: This record book at Christ's College, Cambridge has a modern binding. There are seventeen leaves, numbered [recently] on the lower right recto only.

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Reproduced with the permission of the Master and Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge.

See an introduction to Darwin's student bills at Christ's College by John van Wyhe.


[page 3 folio 2 recto]

Entries relating to the Midsummer term starting 15 March 1828. The entries are written on folio 1 verso and continued on folio 2 recto (same opening). Folio 2 recto shows 34 names, of which Darwin is no. 28 from the top.

Mids. Tm 1828
begins in March 15
                           
 

1

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Weeks1
no. of days
Saturday 15 22 29 5 12 19 26 7 10 17 24 31 7  
Darwin 4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
+
74
11

1 The figures in column "Weeks" state first the number of days, followed by the number of weeks.

Begin 16 April 2 April
15
May
31
Jun - Jul
30 - 4
   
5
[0]
4
1
10
16 15
26 } 41
    5 - 6 - 2½

2 The figures in these columns are a total amount in pounds - shillings - pence.
The upper line is the number of days attended multiplied by 1s 6d.
The lower line is the number of weeks multiplied by 1½ pence.

[page 7 folio 4 recto]

Entries relating to the Michaelmas term starting 13 June 1828. The entries are written on folio 3 verso and continued on folio 4 recto (same opening). Folio 4 recto shows 32 names, of which Darwin is no. 20 from the top. There are no entries in the columns for his name.

[Commons] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 No.
weeks
£ s d Term ends Sept 1828
Darwin                                    

[page 13 folio 7 recto]

Entries for Christmas term 1828 starting 12 September. The entries are written on folio 6 verso and continued on folio 7 recto (same opening). Folio 7 recto shows 42 names, of which Darwin is no. 20 from the top.

Xm Tm
begins 12 Sept 1828
Oct 13 Oct 20 Oct 27 Nov 4 Nov 11 Nov 18 Nov 25 Dec 1 Dec 8 Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 [Jan] 6  
Satt
Names
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Weeks
no. of days
Darwin 4
3
            4
[ Eg ]
  4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
39
6

 

£ s d Oct 22 Nov 30 [Total]

2
[no entry]

15
[no entry]
3
9
31 }0 }0 }31/4 }35
2 : 16 : 0

[page 18 folio 9 recto]

Entries for Lady Day term beginning 19 Dec 1829. The entries are written on folio 8 verso and continued on folio 9 recto (same opening). Folio 9 recto shows 38 names, of which Darwin is no. 23 from the top. There are no dates identifying the columns 1-13.

Names 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Weeks
Darwin                   [0]
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
 

 

£ s d Feb 28 March 31 April 10 end of half term
to keep 45
      24 - 5
36
[no total]

[page 24 folio 12 recto]

Entries for Midsummer term beginning 20 March 1829. The entries are written on folio 11 verso and continued on folio 12 recto (same opening). Folio 12 recto shows 26 names, of which Darwin is no. 2 from the top.

[Mids Tm begins March 20, 1829] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13  
Darwin 4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
+
Eg 4
[0]
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
3
4
+
   

 

      April 2 May 31 June 30 to keep 38 days
July 10
      29 }2 31
k  

[page 29 folio 15 recto]

Entries for Michaelmas term beginning 19 June 1829. The entries are written on folio 14 verso and continued on folio 15 recto (same opening). Folio 15 recto shows 12 names, of which Darwin is no. 1 from the top. There are only entries for two of the names, most of the page is blank.

                         
Darwin                        

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