The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:
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Sir William Hinde's brother and heir Edward sold his reversionary interest in 1615 to the Cambridge carrier Thomas Hobson, (Footnote 10) who took possession in 1625. By will proved 1631 Hobson left his Cottenham estates to his grandson and heir, also Thomas Hobson (d. 1667), (Footnote 11) who was succeeded by his widow Catherine. (Footnote 12) Catherine outlived her second husband John Pepys (d. 1692) and died in 1703
From: British History Online
Source: Cottenham: Manors and other estates. A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume IX, A. P. M. Wright & C. P. Lewis (Editors) (1989).
Histon and Impington are villages in Cambridgeshire, England. They are situated just north of Cambridge. Over the years the two villages have grown and entwined together, to such an extent that many villagers today do not know where one ends and the other begins. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.