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.
Records of the Park Town, Oxford, Trustees and Estate Company
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- ReferenceGB 161 Dep. b. 217-9, c. 541, d. 477-8, e. 244
- Dates of Creation1853-1951
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description7 shelfmarks
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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.
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The collection was deposited by the Chairman of the Trustees in 1976.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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