Catalogue description Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and predecessors: Animal Health: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference: MAF 35
Title: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and predecessors: Animal Health: Correspondence and Papers
Description:

Records illustrating the legislation and the measures taken to control the importation and movement of animals and to contain and eliminate the various animal diseases. This series also includes records relating to the creation of the Central Veterinary Laboratory. Until 1889 they are records of the Cattle Plague Department of the Privy Council Office.

This series includes some files re-registered from the XA file series (MAF 254) and the TAY file series: MAF 287

Date: 1876-1972
Related material:

For previous records see PC 8

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Agriculture, 1889-1903

Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1903-1919

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1919-1955

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1955-2001

Privy Council, Agricultural Department, 1883-1889

Privy Council, Cattle Plague Department, 1866-1869

Privy Council, Veterinary Department, 1869-1883

Physical description: 1138 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food , 1964-2004

Accruals: Series is accruing

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