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Collection Level Description: Records of the Park Town, Oxford, Trustees and Estate Company

Reference: Dep. b. 217-9, c. 541, d. 477-8, e. 244
Title: Records of the Park Town, Oxford, Trustees and Estate Company
Dates of Creation: 1853-1951
Extent: 7 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Park Town Trustees were set up by a deed of management to run the Park Town Estate and protect its amenities, and were in existence by 1854. In 1857 a Park Town Estate limited company was formed to purchase part of the estate; this was wound up in 1862.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the Park Town Estate Company Limited, 1857-1861, and Trustee's records, 1853-1951, including minutes, correspondence and accounts.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was deposited by the Chairman of the Trustees in 1976.

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Access Points

Park Town Estate Co Ltd

Oxford (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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