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BOOKS Tithe Surveys for Historians
by Roger JP Kain and Hugh C Prince Phillimore, 2000 Although it’s out of print, this title is by far the best printed resource. It explains the tithe system, the 1836 Act, the documents that it generated, and the use that can be made of the surveys and the records.
WEBSITES HOW TO LOOK FOR RECORDS OF TITHES’
w nationalarchives.gov.uk/ help-with-your-research/ research-guides/tithes This free online guide to the tithe system and its documentation is highly recommended, although the focus is understandably on the holdings at TNA.
TITHE MAPS OF WALES
w library.wales/collections/ learn-more/maps/tithemaps-of-wales/the-tithemaps-and-schedules This guide from the National Library of Wales is less comprehensive than TNA’s, but highlights the specific challenges and limitations of Welsh tithe documentation, and there are useful links to additional resources.