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Archive for July 1st, 2004

Thursday, July 1st, 2004

History of Land Registration in Ireland

The Cromwellian Plantation
After the Cromwellian War in Ireland, two thirds of the land of Ireland was confiscated by the Government. An Act was passed by the English Parliament in 1653 authorising this land to be granted to Adventurers who had funded the war and to Soldiers in satisfaction of wages owed. (more…)

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Safe Storage of Land Certificates:

Thursday, July 1st, 2004

New Free Service Offered by Land Registry (Ireland)

Safe storage of land certificates is a problem for the legal profession and financial institutions. In addition to the risk of loss and misplacement of land certificates, there are also storage and maintenance overheads and handling costs. These risks were highlighted in England recently when a fire destroyed all of the land certificates of a financial institution. The ensuing cost to the institution of dealing with the lost land certificate applications must have been significant. (more…)

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1ST LOCATE ® land registry research services

Thursday, July 1st, 2004

Land registry – Property title search & property history research services.

Another interesting source of information and a website worth visiting.

You are able to order online, searches of the Land Registry for England & Wales & Scotland – title searches, property history, former ownership & more! If the property is not registered with the Land Registry then see our UNREGISTERED LAND search facility below. We believe we are one of the few organisations capable of identifying and tracing the owners of unregistered land and property. (more…)

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