Jeremy Wilkes wrote:
Although Tim Powys-Lybbe's answer is out of date in regard to
practice, it is true enough for the nineteenth century. At that time
voluntary registration was permitted, but there was rarely any incentive.
Even if it had been registered, the register would not now show anything of
interest about the transaction. For that we may blame the advent of the
Thank you for your comments supporting Tim's opinion that there is nothing
of interest to be found in England about the change of ownership of the