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Norfolk: Baconsthorpe - 1800-01 - 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 2/8/1 1800 and also on microform] is one of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in South Erpingham Hundred.

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[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 Baconsthorpe

An Assessment for one Year, from the 5th April, 1800, to the 5th April, 1801, 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.

Exon Not Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£.s.d Value
£.s.d Est
Bull Mrs PhillisPeter Wilson28.0  5.12.0  5.12.0  1.8.0
Collinson Michael EsqJoseph Springall15.1113.2.813.2.8  3.5.8
Cranefield WillmJohn Smith12.5   2.9.0  2.9.0  0.12.3
Girdlestone Theo RectorTheo. Girdlestone (*)  8.8.0  2.2.0
Harbord Hen. W. A.Mary Froker11.12  2.18.4  2.18.4  0.14.7
  Domore for Emerys  3.13  0.14.6  0.14.6  0.3.7½
  DoFrancis Means51.1810.7.810.7.8  2.11.11
Holley Mrs MarthaWillm Grand13.7  2.18.4  2.18.4  0.14.7
Mott J N Esqr LateRobt Ives69.  3.9.0
  DoJames Starley28.0  5.12.0  5.12.0  1.8.0
  DoJames Ford  2.0  0.8.0  0.8.0  0.2.0
  DoMore for Trading Stock0.0.8  0.0.8  0.0.2
  DoWillm Crafor36.0  7.4.0  7.4.0  1.16.0
  DoPeter Parlon19.0  3.16.0  3.16.0  0.19.0
  DoThomas Bishop19.5  3.17.0  3.17.0  0.19.3
Mayes RobtMayes Robt14.0  2.16.0  2.16.0  0.14.0
  DoMore for Trading Stock0.0.8  0.0.8  0.0.2
Spurrell JohnJohn Spurill  6.10  1.6.0  1.6.0  0.6.6
Mary TuckMary Tuck  1.10  0.18.0  0.18.0  0.4.6
Warns JohnJohn Warns10.13  2.2.6  2.2.6  0.10.7½
  DoMore for late Loms  2.7  0.9.6  0.9.6  0.2.4½
Windham Willm Hon EsqrRobt Partridge  3.0  0.12.0  0.12.0  0.3.0
  DoJohn Massingham in Trading Stock0.0.8  0.0.8  0.0.2
  DoCorba Cranefield in Trading Stock0.0.8  0.0.8  0.0.2
  DoJames Emery in Trading Stock0.0.8  0.0.8  0.0.2
  DoThos Silence in Trading Stock0.0.8  0.0.8  0.0.2


1800 May 27th Allowed by us until just cause be shown to the contrary

Theo Girdlestone     Wm Lubbock     Wm Blake

Robt Ives
and Joseph Springall Assessors & Collectors

[End of Document]


See also the Baconsthorpe parish page.

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July 2009