Celebrating the Welsh language

clog dancers at Urdd eisteddfod

This week thousands of Welsh youngsters will be showing their talents at the Welsh youth movement festival, the Urdd Eisteddfod, in Bala, North Wales. At Land Registry we also have a wide selection of Welsh services on offer.

Land Registry and the first FA Cup Final

Royal Engineers football team 1872

Tomorrow, Saturday 17 May, sees the 133rd FA Cup Final, the oldest football competition in the world. It is a world away from 16 March 1872 when a crowd of 2,000 saw the Wanderers beat the Royal Engineers 1-0 in the first final. What few people know is the Land Registry’s links to that final.

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Stepping into history

Land Registry has published documents that have not been seen by the public before. The newly released 1862 Act Registers files contained in the Instrument Books, were often supplied to support land and property registration applications.

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