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Details of MAF 48
Reference:MAF 48
Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Departments, and related bodies: Land Correspondence and Papers

This series has been formed from several file series relating to land, its tenure, improvement, management and use. The subjects dealt with include: agricultural holdings, small holdings and allotments; common lands (general policy files); copyhold enfranchisements and the extinguishment of manorial incidents; forestry; glebe lands; land improvements; rural housing; university and college estates; Orders, etc, in respect of the cultivation of land made under the Defence of the Realm (Consolidation) Regulations, 1914 and Corn Production Acts; procedures under the Kendal Corn Rent Act 1932; fen roads; land use (planning).

Contains some records re-registered from the LOY file series (MAF 139) on the War Agricultural Executive Committees, and some re-registered from the LS file series (MAF 140), the LU file series (MAF 141), the ALM file series (MAF 142) and the WAC file series (MAF 143), the CPB file series (MAF 144), the AHB file series (MAF 234), the LO/N file series (MAF 235), and the LI file series (MAF 238).

Date: 1837-1969
Separated Material: Some KF files have been re-registered to FCP file series; see MAF 374
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department KF file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator: 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: 850 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated

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