Commissioners in 1771

There is an enormous list of “Commissioners for putting the Act into Execution” at the beginning of the Oxford Milways Act of 1771

Transcript of the long list of names


The names include members of the University as well as townsmen, and are listed under the following categories:

  • Baronets
  • Knights
  • Doctors in Divinity
  • Doctors of Law
  • Doctors of Physick
  • Esquires
  • Clerks
  • Gentlemen


See also the 1772 Survey of Oxford for many additional names of people who lived in Oxford at this time. It is published in H. E. Salter, Surveys and Tokens (Oxford Historical Society, 1923), pp. 21–72