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Treasure Trove

Volume 930: debated on Wednesday 27 April 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what are the arrangements for making items of treasure trove accruing to the Duchy available for academic study.

It is the practice that all items due to the Duchy of Lancaster as treasure trove are sent to either the British Museum or a museum in the provinces for examination and cataloguing. The result of this work is available for academic study.