Catalogue description Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and successors: Land Tenure Branch and successors: Registered Files, Land Tenure (LO/N Series)

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Reference: MAF 235
Title: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and successors: Land Tenure Branch and successors: Registered Files, Land Tenure (LO/N Series)
Description:

Files dealing with matters arising from the University and College Estates Acts 1858 to 1925, by which the estates of the older universities came under the administrative control of the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Other subjects in this series relate to the Inclosure Acts 1845 to 1882, the Commons Act 1899, the Metropolitan Commons Act 1866, the Law of Property Act 1925, the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 1946, and the Tithe Act 1936.

Thus, there are files dealing with matters relating to commons and allotments; to the control of injurious weeds; and to the rating of agricultural land and buildings. Some files relating to the Royal Commission on Common Land are also included.

Contains files relating to the destruction of weeds re-registered from the LOY file series: MAF 139

Date: 1869-1988
Related material:

For material on common lands in Wales see the C and CG Series in BD 49

A register of complaints and prosecutions together with a portfolio of unregistered papers about the control of injurious weeds is in MAF 57

For related material on allotments, see the KA file series in JH 1

For material on infestation control see MAF 44

Separated material:

Some files in the LO/N Series are in:

AT 25

MAF 48

MAF 25

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

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Land Division, 1953-1955

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Land Division I, 1945-1953

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Land Division I, 1955-1958

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Land Management Division, 1958-1962

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Land Tenure Division, 1966-1972

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Land Use and Smallholdings Division, 1962-1966

Ministry of Housing and Local Government, 1951-1970

Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, 1964-1967

Welsh Office, 1965-1999

Physical description: 403 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food , from 1980

Accumulation dates: 1947 onwards

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