Records of the Park Town, Oxford, Trustees and Estate Company

Archive Collection

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.

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

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

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.