Act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the open and common fields, meadows, pastures, wastes, and the commonable lands and grounds in the parish of Little Chesterford. The act sets out who the Commissioners were and what duties they were required to perform.. Frederick, Earl of Bristol, the main landowner, and the Rev. William Macklin appointed the Commissioners whose job it was to apportion the land by dividing, allotting and inclosing. The Commissioners were Edward Hare, John Dugmore and Martin Nockolds.  For more information on the Inclosure award see “Little Chesterford in 1801 as revealed in the Inclosure Awards”, by Ken Kilford available from the Society

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