Powys County Archives Office

Tithe Maps with awards deposited by Dr London, Hay-on-Wye

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/DX/34

Held at:

Title: Tithe Maps with awards deposited by Dr London, Hay-on-Wye

Short title: Boughrood and Llowes tithe maps and awards

Dates of creation: 1839-1843

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (2 items)

Name of creator(s): Tithe Commission

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Tithes were originally payments in kind to the church. The Tithe Commutation Act 1836 replaced these with a tithe rent-charge. The Tithe Commission was established to create a new administrative system and between 1836 and 1852 surveyors made large-scale maps and accompanying schedules that listed all landowners, tenants and field-names in a parish, as well as the land-use of each field.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Tithe maps and awards for Boughrood, 1839, and Llowes, 1843, Radnorshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Dr London, Hay-on-Wye.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Tithe Maps with awards deposited by Dr. London, Hay-on-Wye, catalogue; Hey, David, The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997); National Library of Wales website (www.llgc.org.uk), viewed 14 April 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: April 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Tithes | Wales | Powys | Maps

Personal names

Corporate names

Great Britain | Tithe Commissioners

Places

Boughrood

Llowes