Tithe survey of Eakring, Nottinghamshire; 1831

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The volume was once bound, but the spine and covers have come off and it is now unbound with no cover or title page.

The survey covers the whole parish of Eakring and gives details of all landowners there. It is arranged according to the names of each landowner, with columns giving details of the name of the occupier of each parcel of land; its number on a plan [the plan is not present]; a description of the parcel of land; the number of lands [strips in open fields], making up each parcel; the cultivation of the land in 1831; its acreage; and the annual value of tithes for each parcel.

Administrative / Biographical History

In the 1830s and 1840s the advowson of the parish of Eakring was shared between Earl Manvers and the Earl of Scarborough. It is not known who created this volume. The tithes in the parish were commuted in 1840.

Arrangement

No archival arrangement has been necessary.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all registered readers

Other Finding Aids

This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on the description belongs to the University of Nottingham.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good, but unbound

Conditions Governing Use

Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections

Custodial History

The custodial history of the volume is unknown. It was transferred to The University of Nottingham from Wiltshire Archives in 1980.

Related Material

Surveys of Earl Manvers' possessions in Eakring, 1828-1833, are part of the Manvers collection (Ma 4942-Ma 4943)

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