Ministry of Defence: Central Staffs: Registered Files and Branch Folders


Ministry of Defence: Central Staffs: Registered Files and Branch Folders


Registered files and branch folders created and used by branches within the Central Staffs organisation of the unified Ministry of Defence. There may be some overlaps from the years preceding unification (1964), where functions were carried forward beyond that unification.

Some branches have dedicated series - see Related material.

Related Material:
Files of Defence Secretariat branches DEFE 24
Files of the Chief of Defence Staff offices DEFE 25
Files of Defence Central Scientific Staffs DEFE 19
Files of the Chiefs of Staff Committee - 2 series DEFE
Communications & Intelligence records - 12 series DEFE
Files of Defence Lands Service - 2 series DEFE
Files and folders from pre-unification MOD DEFE 7
Files from Ministers' Private Offices DEFE 13
Files of the Permanent Under-Secretary of State DEFE 23
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
406 file(s)
Access conditions:
Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Ministry of Defence , from 2003
Accumulation Dates:
1964 onwards
Selection and destruction information:
Collection theme - external relations and defence policy
Series is accruing

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