This tax was based on the value of property etc. and paid by the owner or (sometimes) occupier according to their agreement. It started in 1692 and valuations are based on those done at this date.
For more information on these records see the Land Tax Assessments page.
This Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference C/SCD 2/9/1 1801 and also on microform] is one of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in Eynsford Hundred.
|- Churchwardens' Accounts -|
|- Land Tax Accounts -|
[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]
From 1798 a printed form was used which contained the following.
The original document had the following headings spelt out in full. They have been contracted to allow for a clearer display.
Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Alderford
An Assessment for one Year, from the 5th April, 1801, to the 5th April, 1802, made in pursuance of an Act passed in the 38th Year of the Reign of his Majesty George the Third, for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a LAND TAX to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year 1798, and made perpetual by another Act passed in the 38th Year of the Reign of his said Majesty and also in pursuance of another Act passed in the 39th Year of the Reign of his said Majesty's Reign, for continuing and granting to his Majesty a Duty on Pensions, Offices, and Personal Estate, &c. for the Service of the Year 1801.
|Names of Proprietors||Occupiers||Value|
|Brown Zach||4||-.16.-||-.16.-||-. 4.-|
|Brown Zach||36½||7. 6.-||7. 6.-||1.16.6|
|Copland J D||36½||7.6.-|
|Copland J D||13½||2.14.-|
|De Vere John||3||-.12.-||-.12.-||-. 3.-|
|Howlett Bryant||1½||-. 6.-||-. 6.-||-. 1.6|
|Ogleby Geo||5||1. -.-||1. -.-||-. 5.-|
|Newton Revd J W||15||3. -.-||3. -.-||-.15.-|
|Porrett Robt||37||7. 8.-||7. 8.-||1.17.-|
|Wodehouse Honbl John||6||1. 4.-.||1. 4.-||-. 6.-|
Assessors & Collectors
[End of Document]
See also the Alderford parish page.
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