St John's College MS L.32* (James 383*)

Charles Yate, Notes relating to St John's College. English and Latin, c.1840.


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.


  1. A partial calendar of, and extracts copied from K.39 and L.32, collections relating to St John's College by George Ashby (1724-1808). (fos 1-28).
  2. Almanac for St John's College, Jan. to July 1840. (fos 30-33).
  3. On St John's College Chapel. Essay apparently by Yate. (fos 36-59).
  4. Lady Margaret's vow. (fo. 60).
  5. Extracts from St John's College admissions registers relating to selected alumni of the 17th and 18th century. (fos 1-15).
Manuscript extra information

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).