Turner's Oxfordshire Collections

Scope and Content

Historical collections compiled by Turner relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Henry Turner (d 1880), an Oxfordshire antiquary, was engaged on work for the Bodleian Library from 1870 until his death on 30 June 1880.

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 collections were purchased by the Library, 1872-3.


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

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29019-46.