Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to St. Clement's Turnpike Trust, Oxford, 1804-74, mainly concerned with the interests of the bondholders.

Administrative / Biographical History

Turnpike trusts were empowered by parliament to raise loans for road repairs, and to install toll houses, gates and milestones etc.

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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Oxford County Council in 1942.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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