Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues and predecessors: Court Rolls and other Manorial Documents from Crown Manors
Court rolls and books, estreats, rentals, presentments, etc, of Crown manors in England and Wales. In addition, there are a few records of the day-to-day working of some estates, which are not strictly manorial records.
Some apparently early records such as CRES 5/56 and CRES 5/57 are later copies.
Includes some records originally in E 40.
Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues, 1810-1832
Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues, 1851-1924
Office of Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works and Buildings, 1832-1851
Surveyor General of Crown Lands, 1625-1810
Surveyor General of Woods and Forests, 1715-1810
The stewards and lessees of Crown manors were bound to transmit duplicates of their court rolls (keeping a copy themselves), originally to the Auditors of Land Revenue, but upon their abolition in 1832, to the Commissioners of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues.
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