Catalogue description Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Land Improvement and Livestock Improvement Divisions: Registered Files, Hill Farming (HF Series)

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Details of MAF 185
Reference: MAF 185
Title: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Land Improvement and Livestock Improvement Divisions: Registered Files, Hill Farming (HF Series)
Description:

The series contains files relating to schemes of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to improve the quality of both hill farms and hill farm livestock. The HF series was raised in 1946 following that year's Hill Farming Act to deal with grants for capital improvements for mountain, hill and heath farm land, but has also been used in conjunction with grants for improving upland livestock under the Livestock Rearing Act 1951 and other later livestock improvement schemes. It contains material on the Hill Farming Advisory Committee.

Date: 1944-1981
Separated material:

In 1957 HF files dealing with the Hill Cow Subsidy and the Hill Sheep Schemes were re-registered into MAF 277

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: HF file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Livestock Improvement and Dairy Husbandry Division, 1946-1947

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Livestock Improvement, Dairy Husbandry and Hill Farming Division, 1947-1954

Physical description: 237 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food , from 1973

Accumulation dates: 1946 to 1981
Accruals: Series is accruing

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