Scope and Content

Central Register of Charities established by the Charities Act 1960 (c 58); enabled county councils to maintain an index of local charities open to public inspection (s 10); the Register can now be searched online at the Charities Commission website.

The indexes are arranged by County District and contain copies of registration forms; each form includes name of charity, governing instrument, objects, beneficial area, income, registration number, name/address of correspondent, remarks.

The indexes for each District are in binders and loose bundles and are arranged in loose alphabetical order by area/parish