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Norfolk: Hunworth - 1792 - Overseers' Rate

Hunworth raised money at various times, to either support its poor (from the Overseers' Rate) or to pay for other parish expenses (from the Churchwardens' Rate). This rate was levied on the occupiers (who may not have owned the land) and based upon the value of the property (which was usually a rental valuation). Both occupiers and owners are found living in and outside the parish.

For more information on these records see the Parish Accounts page.


This Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference NRS 10134,22 F 7 and microform MF 1795/142-200] is part of the Overseers' accounts book for 1770-1791.

Other accounts available

- Overseers' Accounts -
Rates 1770 1780-81 1792
Payments 1776-81 1787-88
- Land Tax Accounts -
Payments 1785-86

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

A Rate made by Mesr Valentine Lound and James Harper Overseers for raising such monies as they have lawfully Disbursed for the Relief of the Poor, and for other purposes being a Rate of 2s/3d on the Pound

Rent
  £.s
Tythe
£.s.d
OccupiersRate
[£.s.d]
28.02.2.0Thomas Curties - The Tanyard by Bridge3.7.6
96.00.6.6Valentine Lound - our old Farm10.16.8½
63.0-.-.-Benjamin Barber - the Beck Farm7.1.9
51.109.0.0Richard Weeds - late Moore's? Farm6.16.1½
10.102.0.0John Peck
43.102.7.6Thomas Cooke - the Mill1.8.1½
  9.0-.-.-John Porter1.0.3
  4.0-.-.-William Skilling0.9.0
  4.0-.-.-Richard Funnell0.9.0
30.02.12.0James Harper late Bartons?3.13.4
  5.00.1.6Thomas Waller0.11.4¾
  5.00.1.6Charles Swallow0.11.4¾
  6.0-.-.-Right Hon: Earl of Buck:m0.13.6
Nonresidents
14.01.5.0Henry Paul - Stody Hall?1.14.3¾
  5.00.12.0John Goddard0.12.7
  7.101.7.6John Joy - Stody0.19.11¼
10.02.16.0John Lawse1.8.9½
  8.101.0.0Ditto for Fishmongers1.1.4½



400.1025.9.6Collected by Rate47.19.4½

14th April 1792 Sworn and allowed by us until just cause be shown to the contrary
  F? Girdlestone
  J Gay

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Hunworth parish page.

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March 2009