Miscellaneous loose papers originally with maps and plans in MS 17P

Scope and Content

Papers relating to plans in the Thornton Collection, including books of references, sales particulars, terriers, schedules and correspondence 1843-1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers were kept on behalf of their clients by Thomas Thornton, Son & Co in the course of their practice as solicitors.


Records are arranged chronologically.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

Details of the original accession are unknown. Further records were deposited by Mrs Thornton in 1990 (AccM/268).

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


None expected.

Related Material

GB 254 MS 17P Thornton Collection: maps and plans

GB 254 MS 17/1 Newport Railway Company: miscellaneous papers

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