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

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.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Oxford County Council in 1942.


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

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Geographical Names