Consult the Valuation Office field books at The National Archives. Valuation maps (see ‘What records can I see online?’), which provide an index to the field books. Working copies of the Valuation Office survey are often kept in local archives.
Between 1910 and 1915 the Valuation Office carried out a survey to determine the value of land for tax purposes. The property field books from the survey contain the names of property owners and occupiers, details of tenancy and the value and area covered by the property. They also regularly show the number of rooms and how the rooms were used.
To access these records you will either need to visit us, pay for research (£) or, where you can identify a specific record reference, order a copy (£).