Catalogue description Outport Records: Folkestone

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Reference: CUST 55
Title: Outport Records: Folkestone
Description:

This series contains outport records from Folkestone. Comprises orders etc. of the Board of Customs to the Collector 1840 to 1875 and letter books, collector to Board, 1848 to 1884, staff records, 1848 to 1920 and similar records at Rye, 1840 to 1881.

Date: 1816-1952
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 55 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Board of Customs and Excise , from 1978, in 2002

Custodial history: These records have remained in the care of HM Customs and Excise since their creation.
Selection and destruction information: These records were selected on the basis that they reflect the economic, social and demographic condition of the UK, as documented by the state's dealings with individuals, communities and organisations outside its own formal boundaries (2.2.2.1 of PRO's acquisition policy).
Accruals: No further accruals expected

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