Charles Yate (1804-60) was a scholar of St John's College and graduated BA as sixth wrangler in 1827. He was a fellow of St John's 1829-42, serving as junior dean 1837-9. Yate took his BD degree in 1837 and was vicar of Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorks, from 1840 until his death.
290 x 235mm. 60 [i.e. 62], 15 folios. Paper. Yate's hand throughout. Binding: blue buckram over boards by the Cambridge Binding Guild; gilt lettering on spine 'Extracts from Ashby's collectanea etc. 1840'.
From the collection of Sir Robert Forsyth Scott (1849-1933) (note inside front board and on flyleaf).