Catalogue description Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Land Use Divisions: Registered Files, Land Utilisation (LU Series)

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Details of MAF 141
Reference: MAF 141
Title: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Land Use Divisions: Registered Files, Land Utilisation (LU Series)
Description:

Files of the various divisions concerned with the utilisation of agricultural land. The series deals with acquisition of land for afforestation, transfer of land from the Forestry Commission for management by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, National Parks, nature reserves and access to the countryside, open cast coal and mineral workings, restoration of land after workings, deep mining subsidence, refuse tips, disposal of industrial waste, water gathering grounds, tree felling licences and preservation orders.

Contains some files re-registered from the FOR file series: MAF 230

Date: 1939-1981
Arrangement:

Files within each transfer are arranged in file reference order.

Separated material:

A few files in the LU series may also be found in:

MAF 48

MAF 374

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: LU file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 553 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food , 1972-2017

Accumulation dates: 1947
Selection and destruction information: No further accruals are expected.

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