Catalogue description Ordnance Survey: Boundaries Branch: Parish Name Books

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Details of OS 23
Reference: OS 23
Title: Ordnance Survey: Boundaries Branch: Parish Name Books

This series consists of Ordnance Survey files of plans, notes and other papers relating to the spelling of parish names and to parish boundaries, with the authority for any changes. Some files also contain the names of the principal landowners, agents, clergymen and churchwardens, and information on the status and dedication of churches, and the state of titles, manors, rates and taxes in the parish. The files relate to parishes in England and Wales (and one or two in Scotland).

Date: 1850-1945

Alphabetical by parish name

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1090 files and flat sheets
Physical condition: These documents show some signs of damage by fire, but little information seems to have been lost.

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