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Devon hearth tax return

Devon hearth tax return

Lady Day 1674

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Published by T.L. Stoate in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hearth-money -- England -- Devon.,
  • Devon (England) -- Genealogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: pxv. - Includes index.

    Statementedited by T. L. Stoate.
    ContributionsStoate, T. L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS435.D35, CS435D35 D35 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20351045M

    Although Wise in his book catalogued events around Stafford Barton it appears the property itself passed to Robert′s cousin John and then to John′s son Hugh in In Hugh Stafford paid Hearth Tax on 12 Hearths in Dowland but this is more likely to refer to Dowland Barton rather than Stafford Barton: 7. Hearth Tax [edit | edit source]. This novel tax was granted to Charles II in as a permanent form of revenue assessed only indirectly on wealth. It was assessed on occupiers, not landlords, and was based on the number of hearths (including fires and stoves) in the dwelling and thus gives the researcher an idea of the size of each household, and by inference the relative affluence.

    returns for historians to appreciate that they must be used with some caution.1 But while it is widely appreciated that some Hearth Tax returns are of better quality in terms of coverage than are others, few have paused to question how accurately these tax assessments reflect wealth. It might be deemed self-. Purpose. This Kent and Surrey hearth tax look-up table is a feature of the MarineLives-Tools wiki, which is a companion wiki to Annotate HCA 13/ Both wikis are made available free of charge to anyone (whether academic, student, or enthusiast) who takes an interest in the history of the Early Modern world.

    England England Taxation. The Hearth Tax returns collected in provide a most useful census of heads of families in England and Wales, having excellent coverage except only in the county of records have been receiving a good deal of attention from historians in England because of their importance as a source of information about social structure, population and housing. The Hearth Tax Returns Payments of a Hearth Tax were required in England from and it was the occupiers who were liable for this tax and not the owners. The most complete record for Cornwall is the Hearth Tax which lists the occupants and the number of hearths they had.


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DEVON HEARTH TAX RETURNS Edited by T. Stoate (Ref ) The Hearth Tax is one of the most well-known taxes when each hearth in a house was liable to be taxed. This publication contains those surviving lists for the county of Devon for the year of Get this from a library.

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The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies has produced an index to Devon Land Tax Records - - this "lists the names of overpeople, with their dates and parishes, in the Land Tax records of Devon parishes, and includes the 42 parish indexes previously published by AIGS in booklet.

The Devon Hearth Tax Return of For final confirmation of the Stentiford presence in Holne in the 17th century, Devon hearth tax return book have yet another resource - the Hearth Tax of * When the Monarchy was restored and Charles II returned to the throne, there were problems which needed resolution.

The Hearth Tax was levied between and on each householder according to the number of hearths in the dwelling. The tax was introduced in England and Wales by the government of Charles II.

Window Tax was a tax on windows or similar openings, levied from until it was abolished in   The Hearth Tax was introduced in to help fill the depleted coffers of King Charles II after the restoration of the monarchy and ran in England and Wales until (Scotland’s Hearth Tax was collected between and and surviving records can be viewed at ScotlandsPlaces).

The rate was one shilling. Hearth Tax Which records are the most useful. Of the various Hearth Tax records (including declared accounts, tallies of receipts and auditors’ miscellanea) the following include lists of names: Assessments and returns Exemption certificates Schedules of arrears of.

The oath of allegiance rolls presented here provide a valuable resource for researching the history of Devon during the eighteenth century.

As a directory of inhabitants of the county, they fall midway between the better known hearth tax returns of and the land tax assessments. LANCASHIRE HEARTH TAXES. By Win, Fergusson Irvine. Read !) February, igoo.

IN this paper it is intended to draw the attention of the Society to a class of docu­ ment which has hitherto been largely neglected, namely, The Hearth Tax Returns, now preserved at. In England, hearth tax, also known as hearth money, chimney tax, or chimney money, was a tax imposed by Parliament in[5] to support the Royal Household of King Charles II.

Following the Restoration of the monarchy inParliament calculated that the Royal Household needed an annual income of £1, [5]. DWELLY'S SOMERSET HEARTH TAX (Ref ) This CD consists of THREE separate publications • Dwelly's Hearth Tax for Somerset – 65 • Dwelly's National Records Volume 2 XVII Century Directory of Somerset Containingthe names of all persons paying taxes or exempt from paying.

Hearth Tax returns: Cornwall & Devon Fromhouse occupiers in England were required to pay a tax of 2s (the equivalent of about £ today) per. For an explanation of the background & abbreviations please read Hearth Tax; If names appear not to match the search criteria then check More info as there will be a match with the New Tax Payer entry; The wildcard (%) is applied by default to the right hand side of some search terms.

The Hearth Tax Returns of show too that this place was home to a large number of people; on-the-spot inspection by the King's Tax Inspectors revealed no fewer than twelve hearths - only a tiny of handful of houses in the County had more.

Hearth tax For the detail and quality of their contents, the hearth tax records in E give an unparalleled insight into the composition and nature of 17th century communities, and are a useful supplement to other local records such as parish registers.

The Hearth Tax provides documents which are particularly useful for tracing householders' names and details about their properties. The 17th century Hearth Tax records can be found in the National Archives' Map and Large Documents Reading Room at Kew.

A project to microfilm hearth tax returns and copy them to local record offices is under way by the University of Surrey at Roehampton. (Cornwall Hearth and Poll TaxesDevon Hearth Tax ReturnsDwelly's Somerset Hearth Tax) Sheffield & District Family History Society (Hearth Tax Returns for South Yorkshire Lady Day ) Check local family history societies for local coverage.

A tax on hearths appears to have been chosen on the grounds that hearths, being immovable, would render the tax a very difficult one to evade.1 The Hearth Tax Bill became law on 19th May It consisted of an annual levy of two shillings on every hearth in every household in England and Wales, payable in two equal portions at Lady Day (25thFile Size: 3MB.

Early Population Records; The Devon Record Office The North Devon Record Office Check Major Library Catalogues [in Countries other than England] The Devon ; LSR - Muster & Hearth Tax by T.L.

Stoate, available on CD-ROM: Bernard D. Welchman - The Cottage, Manor Terrace, Paignton, Devon (). The Hearth Tax return of recorded 26 hearths for the house, making it the second largest house in Devon after Werrington.

[4] It was described by Rev. John Swete in Devon Libraries is a network of 50 libraries and four mobile libraries. We offer free access to thousands of books, eBooks, audiobooks, online reference, music and magazines as well as our Business and Intellectual Property (IP) Centres and FabLab Devon.

Each of our libraries runs numerous events and activities for all the family, and staff. Text from the edition of R.

G. Lang, London Record Society, vol. 29 (); Transcript of the National Archives documents E// and E//16, and the Orphans' Books of London Indexes to Lang's transcript of the subsidy (excluding aliens and strangers) are also available at Lay Subsidy Returns for (Alan H.

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