Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford
Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford, 1804-74, mainly concerned with the interests of the bondholders.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 173].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 173-4
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13353
Biographical / Historical
Turnpike trusts were empowered by parliament to raise loans for road repairs, and to install toll houses, gates and milestones etc.
Other Finding Aids
P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by Oxford County Council in 1942.
- Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford
- Susan Thomas
- Language of description