No fowls, rabbits or pigeons: 80-year-old tenancy agreement found

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Featured, Local Government

A tenancy agreement that dates back 80 years has been discovered in a housing association's offices. The 1920s document reminds the tenant that they need to keep their chimneys swept and bans animals that could injure a property - fowls, rabbits and pigeons could not be kept at the house without the written consent of the council. The Conditions of Tenancy agreement, issued by the Rural District Council of Amersham, was signed by resident William George Leslie in 1929, and covers a property on Lo...

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