Sub-series - Survey Books and Papers

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Survey Books and Papers


  • 1793-1918 (Creation)

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1 box, 231 volumes, 3 gatherings, 2 bundles

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Notebooks, arranged by tithe district, relating to surveys and valuations carried out by Robert Pratt, for the Tithe Commissioners in response to the Tithe Communtation Act 1836, used for the drafting of apportionments. (See the introduction to Roger J.P. Kain and Richard R. Oliver's The Tithe Maps of England and Wales for a description of this process.)

Valuations, lists of occupiers, owners, contents, acreages and values of arable, pasture, mills and gardens, number of horses required to cultivate land etc.
Occupiers, field names, acreages of arable, pasture, value for/per acre, amount.

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