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Black Dog Turnpike Trust minutes, 1767-1801

By Meg Hixon

Collection Overview

Title: Black Dog Turnpike Trust minutes, 1767-1801

Predominant Dates:1767-1790

ID: 01/02/02/POST-1650 MS 0031

Creator: Black Dog Turnpike Trust

Extent: 1.0 Volumes

Date Acquired: 01/09/1920

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Black Dog Turnpike Trust minutes (approximately 220 pages) record the actions of trustees appointed to oversee the repair and widening of the road between Warminster and Bath in South West England between October 27, 1767, and February 9, 1790. Two brief notes, dated June 1790 and September 1790, follow the final dated meeting minutes, and four additional pages, housed separately, provide a list of trustees from 1767 to 1801. The trustees met periodically at inns in Beckington and Standerwick to discuss surveying, repairs, funding, progress, and administrative issues. Many of the minutes also mention the road between Beckington and Frome.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

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Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Meg Hixon, September 2016

Other Note: Former shelfmark: Q 352.7 W71m

Box and Folder Listing

Volume 1: Black Dog Turnpike Trust minutes, 1767 October 27-1801 June 16Add to your cart.
Four pages are housed separately.