Catalogue description Office of Works: Deeds, Series I

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Details of WORK 7
Reference: WORK 7
Title: Office of Works: Deeds, Series I

This is the first series of title deeds of the Commissioners of Works, together with contracts for works and subsequent conveyances and leases by the Commissioners of surplus property which they had acquired.

The records in this series relate mainly to the Royal Courts of Justice and to Metropolitan improvements. They also contain deeds of guardianship of ancient monuments and historic buildings, and deeds relating to Ministry of Pensions hospitals and the Duke of York's School, Dover.

Date: c1700-1915
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Deeds to which the commissioners were a party were enrolled in the Office of Land Revenue Records and Enrolments in:

Enrolments of such deeds are in E 159



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

Office of Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works and Buildings, Works Department, 1832-1851

Office of Works, 1378-1832

Office of Works, 1851-1940

Physical description: 84 box(es)

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