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Collection Level Description: Thornycroft Family Papers

Reference: MSS. Ch. Devon 47-51; Oxon. 4093-4; Somerset 165 and 165A; MS. Top. Oxon. b. 176(R)
Title: Thornycroft Family Papers
Dates of Creation: 1660-1759
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Thornycroft family included Sir John Thornycroft, Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire.

Scope and Content

The Thornycroft family papers include Sir John's commission as Deputy Lieutenant, 1715, and various papers relating to William Salter in Devon.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Lt. Col. C.M. Thornycroft through Hereford City Library in 1947.

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Access Points

Salter | William | fl 1721-1726

Thornycroft | John | fl 1715 | Sir | Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire

Thornycroft | family

Devon (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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