Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues and predecessors: Court Rolls and other Manorial Documents from Crown Manors

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Details of CRES 5
Reference: CRES 5
Title: Office of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues and predecessors: Court Rolls and other Manorial Documents from Crown Manors
Description:

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.

Date: 1441-1950
Related material:

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)
Language: English
Creator:

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
Publication note:

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Unpublished finding aids: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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