The collection consists of one item:
Hard-backed loose-leaf folder containing survey sheets from Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) files; the principal sheets are Form ALC 9, giving the name of the estate, the county, the name of the holding, the parish, the name and address of the tenant, the acreage, the rent, the date of commencement of original tenancy, details of outgoings including taxes and rates, details of acquisition of the estate and date of transfer to the Agricultural Land Commission, details of the extent of the holding including descriptions of rooms in the main house and outbuildings, details of equipment on the holding, and remarks on the condition of the property including provision of piped water, electricity, and sanitation. A few other sheets give details of expenditure on the holdings.
The bulk of the folder is made up of Form ALC 9 and original handwritten survey sheets relating to the Laxton estate, Nottinghamshire (reference ALC 394/1 - ALC 394/22/3), transferred to the Agricultural Land Commission on 28 Feb 1952.
The folder also contains sheets for holdings acquired by the ALC in the following places:
Ossington Airfield, Nottinghamshire (transferred 17 Jan 1953)
Bretton estate, Foolow, Derbyshire (transferred 30 Sep 1952)
Lound Common estate, Lound and Sutton, Nottinghamshire (transferred 1 Apr 1951)
Gladwin's Mark quarry, Ashover, Derbyshire (transferred 1 Apr 1951)
Archer's Barn Farm, Castle Gresley, Derbyshire (transferred 19 May 1952)
Blidworth, Nottinghamshire (transferred 21 Dec 1952)
Upper Hurst Farm, Outseats, Hathersage, Derbyshire (transferred 7 Mar 1953)
Hope Woodlands estate, Derbyshire (transferred 29 Sep 1948)