Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Departments, and related bodies: Various Awards and Orders

Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Departments, and related bodies: Various Awards and Orders

This series comprises various awards and orders made under the Enclosure Acts, the Land Clauses Consolidation Act 1845, the Commonable Rights Compensation Act 1882 and the Copyhold Act 1854.

They include boundary awards (which supplement the enclosure awards), orders amending enclosure awards, and orders and awards dealing with applications for the appointment, investment and disposal of compensation moneys.


Abbreviations used in the listing of these documents are:

  • B.A. = 'Boundary Award'
  • C.M.A.A. = 'Compensation Money (Apportionment) Award'
  • C.M.A.O. = 'Compensation Money (Application) Order'
  • C.M.I.O. = 'Compensation Money (Investment) Order'
  • O.A.A. = 'Order Amending Award'
  • S.M.D.A. = 'Surplus Money Disposal Award'
  • D.A. = 'Drainage Award'

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Board of Agriculture, 1889-1903
Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1903-1919
Copyhold, Inclosure and Tithe Commission, 1851-1882
Land Commissioners for England, 1882-1889
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1919-1955
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1955-2001
Physical description:
259 roll(s)
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