Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues and predecessors: Court Rolls and other Manorial Documents from Crown Manors
|Title:||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.
Court rolls of the Duchy of Lancaster are in DL 30
Court rolls deposited with the Auditors of Land Revenue are in LR 3
For estreats of court rolls see LR 11
Other court rolls will be found in SC 2
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in The National Archives:||LRRO 4 and LRRO 38|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Crown Lands, 1925-1956
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
|Physical description:||543 bundles and volumes|
See alsoManor and other Local Court rolls, 13th Century-1922 Public Record Office Legal Records Information Leaflet 9.
|Unpublished finding aids:||
For an index to Court Rolls in this and other series see 'Union Indexes to Court Rolls'. Please speak to staff at the enquiry desk for the precise location.
|Administrative / biographical background:||
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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- CRES - Records of The Crown Estate and predecessors
- Division within CRES - Records of Title and Similar Documents relating to Crown Lands collected by the The Crown Estate and predecessors
- CRES 5 - Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues and predecessors: Court Rolls and other Manorial Documents from Crown Manors