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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/3571
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1880-1983
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.22 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Ruislip Cottagers Allotments Charity


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Charity was established under an Award dated 12 September 1814 in pursuance of an Act of Parliament dated 1804 for enclosing lands in the Parish of Ruislip.

Sixty acres were allotted to the use of cottagers whose rents did not exceed 5.00 per year. Administration was carried out by a representative committee, later Trustees. In 1880, 95 cottagers were licensed to pasture cattle on this land.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Ruislip Cottagers Allotments Charity, including minutes, leases, correspondence and accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/3571/001 to ACC/3571/011.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in August 1995.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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