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Papers of the Parsons and Thomson families of Oxford

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Papers of the Parsons and Thomson families of Oxford, 1814-1906 including papers relating to the Old Bank, High Street, Oxford; diaries of John Parson II (1779-1869), 1831, 1838, 1840-1, 1843-6, 1849, 1857-60, 1863-5; diaries of Elizabeth, wife of John Parsons II, 1823, 1827; accounts of the executors of John Parsons I (1752-1814); contemporary copy of the will of James Thomson, 1832; and copies of papers relating to the wills of the three unmarried sisters of John Thomson (1835-1922), Sarah (d. 1893), Mary Ann (d. 1898), and Elizabeth (d. 1906).

Dates

  • 1814-1906

Extent

2.6 Linear metres (28 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. c. 828, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 828-33, f. 105-6, g. 22-39

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12439

Overview

Papers of the Parsons and Thomson families of Oxford, 1814-1906.

Biographical / Historical

The Parsons and Thomson families of Oxford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Sir John Thomson, 1981.
Title
Papers of the Parsons and Thomson families of Oxford, 1814-1906
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom