Papers Relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market
Accounts, vouchers, shop rentals and other papers relating to the administration of Oxford covered market, arranged in annual bundles, 1794-1855.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 780].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 780-2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13294
Biographical / Historical
Oxford's covered market was created in an effort to make the main streets of the city more presentable. John Gwynn, architect of Magdalen Bridge, drew up the plans and designed the High Street front with its four entrances.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 55062-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1953.
- Papers Relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market
- Susan Thomas
- Language of description