Thornycroft Family Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The Thornycroft family papers include Sir John's commission as Deputy Lieutenant, 1715, and various papers relating to William Salter in Devon.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Thornycroft family included Sir John Thornycroft, Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire.

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.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Lt. Col. C.M. Thornycroft through Hereford City Library in 1947.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Family Names