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  • Peter Payne, MP (1762 - 1843)
    Family and Education bap. 17 Mar. 1762,1 4th but 2nd surv. illegit. s. of Sir Gillies Payne, 2nd bt., of Roxton and Maria, da. of John Keeling, farmer, of Potton, Beds. educ. Hackney; Queens’, C...
  • Ralph Bernal, MP (1783 - 1854)
    Politician and art-collector; died in 1854. His ancestors were of Spanish-Jewish origin. His [grand-]father was Jacob Israel Bernal, a West-Indian merchant, who in 1744 refused the office of gabay (tre...
  • Sir Elijah Impey (1732 - 1809)
    Sir Elijah Impey Sir Elijiah Impey was born in 1732. He was the son of Elijah Impey and Martha Fraser. He married Mary Reade, daughter of Sir John Reade, 5th Bt. and Harriet Barker, on 18 January 176...
  • Alexander Pitfield, FRS, MP (1659 - 1728)
    Family and Education b. 14 Apr. 1659, 2nd but o. surv. s. of Sir Charles Pitfield of Hoxton, Mdx. by his 1st w. Winifred, da. and coh. of John Adderley of Coton, Staffs. educ. privately; Merchant Taylo...
  • George Rowland Stanley Baring (1918 - 1991)
    Lieutenant-Colonel (George) Rowland Stanley Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer, KG GCMG MBE PC (28 July 1918 – 16 March 1991), styled Viscount Errington before 1953, was a British banker and diplomat....

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom.

Originally founded in 1209, it is the second-oldest university in English-speaking areas, and the world's third-oldest surviving university.The university grew out of an association of scholars that was formed in 1209, early records suggest, by scholars leaving Oxford after a dispute with townsfolk. The two "ancient universities" have many common features and are often jointly referred to as Oxbridge.

Today, Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and comprehensive academic departments which are organised into six academic schools. All these organisations occupy different locations in the town including purposely-built sites and the student life is found in the arts, sport clubs and societies. Cambridge has nurtured many prominent alumni, and 90 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university. It is also a member of various academic associations and forms part of the "golden triangle" of English universities.

In post-nominals the university's name is abbreviated as Cantab, a shortened form of Cantabrigiensis.

List of Colleges of the University of Cambridge


Christ's College

Churchill College

Clare College

Clare Hall

Corpus Christi College


Darwin College

Downing College


Emmanuel College


Fitzwilliam College


Girton College

Gonville and Caius College


Homerton College

Hughes Hall


Jesus College


King's College


Lucy Cavendish


Magdalene College

Murray Edwards College formerly known as New Hall


Newnham College


Pembroke College



Queens' College


Robinson College


Selwyn College

Sidney Sussex College

St Catharine's College

St Edmund's College

St John's College


Trinity College

Trinity Hall


Wolfson College

List of Alumni of the University of Cambridge


A Cambridge Alumni Database This database is planned to contain biographical details of everyone who has been identified as being academically associated with the University of Cambridge, covering the period from 1200 onwards.