Charity Commission: Enrolments under Various Acts, Series 1

Reference:
CHAR 12
Title:
Charity Commission: Enrolments under Various Acts, Series 1
Description:

This series consists of voluntary and mortmain enrolments under various Acts including the Charitable Trusts Amendment Act 1855 and the Mortmain and Charitable Uses Act 1888.

Date:
1856-1925
Arrangement:

Chronological

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Charity Commission, 1853-
Physical description:
13 volume(s)
Access conditions:
Open
Accruals:
No future accruals expected
Administrative / biographical background:

The Charitable Trusts Amendment Act 1855 provided that any will, deed or other document could voluntarily be enrolled in the books of the Charity Commissioners for record purposes.

Under various enactments, beginning with the Mortmain and Charitable Uses Act 1888, enrolment with the Commissioners was in some circumstances accepted as an alternative to enrolment in Chancery.

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