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Norfolk: Illington

Land Tax: 1800-14

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.


These Norfolk Record Office documents [with the references C/SCD 2/28/7 1800 to C/SCD 2/28/20 1813 and also on microform] are part of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in Shropham Hundred.

Other accounts available

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Payments 1767-68 1781-82 1782-83 1784-85 1796-97
1797-98 1800-14 1814-33
 

[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.

1800 Land Tax.

Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Illington

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 1800.

The original had all the following columns:-

A B C D E F G H J K
Exon Not Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d Value
£
Rent
£.s.d Est
ate
£.s.d
OFF
£.s.d
YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d

Columns C, D, G & H were blank so have not been included.

This Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference C/SCD 2/28/7 1800 and also on microform] is one of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in Shropham Hundred.

Rate was at 4s/£1 (of valuation) for the service of the year 1800.

Not Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Killett AnnGeo Wells     79 10 0    15 18   0     15 18   0    3 19   6
Killett AnnFrs Gates   142   0 0    35 10   0     35 10   0    8 17   6




£     257   0 0    51   8   0     51   8   0  12 17   0
 

[Signed] Geo Wells Assessor

Norfolk 10th June 1800
Seen and allowed by us
[Signed] Thos Beevor Junr       ___? Francklin       ___ Gooch


1801 - [5th/April/1801 to 5th/April/1802].

Not Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Kellett AnnGeo Wells     79 10 0    15 18   0     15 18   0    3 19   6
  DoFrs Gates   142   0 0    35 10   0     35 10   0    8 17   6




£     257   0 0    51   8   0     51   8   0  12 17   0
 

[Signed] Geo Wells Assessor


1802 - [5th/April/1802 to 5th/April/1803]

Not Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Robt C LongGeo Wells     79 10 0    15 18   0     15 18   0    3 19   6
Robt C LongFrs Gates   142   0 0    35 10   0     35 10   0    8 17   6




£     257   0 0    51   8   0     51   8   0  12 17   0
 

1803 - No changes from 1802.


1804 - [5th/April/1804 to 5th/April/1805].

Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Revnd R C LongGeo Wells     79 10 0    15 18   0     15 18   0    3 19   6
Revnd R C LongFrs Gates   142   0 0    35 10   0     35 10   0    8 17   6




£     257   0 0    51   8   0     51   8   0  12 17   0
 

The main change above is the "Exoneration of the Land" by paying 15 times the yearly rate. This means no further tax is payable.


1805/06/07/08/09/10/11/12/13 Land Tax - No changes from 1804

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Illington parish page.

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
December 2015