The Thornycroft family papers include Sir John's commission as Deputy Lieutenant, 1715, and various papers relating to William Salter in Devon.
Thornycroft Family Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Ch. Devon 47-51; Oxon. 4093-4; Somerset 165 and 165A; MS. Top. Oxon. b. 176(R)
- Dates of Creation1660-1759
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description10 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Thornycroft family included Sir John Thornycroft, Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire.
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The papers were given to the Library by Lt. Col. C.M. Thornycroft through Hereford City Library in 1947.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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