Public records go back very far into history in the UK. So much so that The National Archives, the Nottinghamshire County Council Archives Team and the University of Nottinghamshire has published the manorial records of Nottinghamshire dating back to medieval times online.
The BBC reports that these 13th century records about Nottinhamshire manors reveal what life was like on the agricultural estates.
More inflation on manorial records can be found through The National Archives.
Finding out more about recent and historical UK public records can help you discover your family history.