Papers of the Parsons Family

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 295-6, d. 989, f. 100-1
  • Dates of Creation
      Early 19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of the Parsons family of Oxford, consisting of:  

  • Notebook containing copy of the will of John Parsons, banker, of Oxford, 1814, and related papers, 1814-15
  • Account of Messrs. Fletcher, Parsons & Co., 1814-18
  • Miscellaneous papers, 1814-39

Administrative / Biographical History

Parsons family of Oxford.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1953.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54629-33.

Related Material

See also Papers of the Parsons and Thomson Families of Oxford (MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 828-33, f. 105-6, g. 22-39).

Corporate Names