Catalogue description Ledbury Turnpike Trust

This record is held by Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

Details of BS96
Reference: BS96
Title: Ledbury Turnpike Trust
Date: c.1721-1880
Held by: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Ledbury Turnpike Trust, Ledbury, Herefordshire

Physical description: 7 series
  • Ledbury, Herefordshire
Administrative / biographical background:

The Ledbury Turnpike Trust was established by an Act of Parliament in 1721. It was the first turnpike trust to be set up in Herefordshire, and was specific to the roads entering the town of Ledbury. The trust lasted for over one hundred years, before being surpassed by the coming of the railways in the 1880's.

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