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Norfolk: Alderford - 1826 - Land Tax

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 1826 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.

Other accounts available

- Churchwardens' Accounts -
Rates 1821-34 1834-39
Payments 1820-39
- Land Tax Accounts -
Payments 1801-02 1826

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

In 1826 a new 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.

In the Parish of Alderford
In the Division of Eynsford
In the County of Norfolk

An Assessment made for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a LAND TAX, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-six, in Pursuance of an Act passed in the Thirty-eighth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty Geo. III. intituted "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a LAND TAX, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Eight," and another Act passed in the Forty-second of the said late Majesty's Reign, intituted, "An Act for consolidating the Provisions of the Several Acts passed for the Redemption and Sale of the Land Tax into one Act, and for making further Provision for the Redemption and Sale thereof".

Assessed by Us     Benjamin Stimpson } Assessors
We do hereby return -- Benjamin Stimpson and --
as able and sufficient Persons living within the limits and bounds of the said Parish of Alderford to be Collectors of the Monies as aforesaid.

Rent Names of Proprietors Names of
Names or
of Estates
or Property
Not Exon
Priscilla HowlettPriscilla HowlettMessuage & Land   -   6 -
Tompson Chas EsqrTompson C Esqr late Brown Messuage & Land  7   -  -
Tompson C EsqrTompson C Esqr late Sewell Land late Sewels
Tompson C EsqrTompson C Esqr Land late to the Hall  2   4 -
Tompson C EsqrTompson C Esqr late Newton  -   3 -
Norwich CharityTompson Chas Esqr Land  - 16 -
Tompson C EsqrLand late Porrett & Ben Stimpson Land & premises  7 8 -
Ogleby JohnJames HowlettLand   1   - -
Tompson C EsqrTompson C EsqrLand   - 12 -
[Totals] 9.7.-10. 2 -

Aug 24th 1826 Allowed by us until just cause
is shown to the contrary
James Stoughton
Guy Lloyd
Peter Le Neve Foster?

[End of Document]


See also the Alderford parish page.

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February 2009