Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford, 1804-74, mainly concerned with the interests of the bondholders.
Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 173-4
- Dates of Creation1804-74
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Turnpike trusts were empowered by parliament to raise loans for road repairs, and to install toll houses, gates and milestones etc.
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Given to the Library by Oxford County Council in 1942.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.