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Collection Level Description: Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 173-4
Title: Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford
Dates of Creation: 1804-74
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Turnpike trusts were empowered by parliament to raise loans for road repairs, and to install toll houses, gates and milestones etc.

Scope and Content

Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford, 1804-74, mainly concerned with the interests of the bondholders.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by Oxford County Council in 1942.

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Further Information

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).

Access Points

Toll roads | England | Oxfordshire

St. Clement's Turnpike Trust | Oxford

Oxford (England)

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