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Norfolk: Illington

Land Tax: 1814-33

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 2/28/21 1814 to C/SCD 2/28/39 1832 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

- Land Tax Accounts -
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.

Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Illington

An Assessment for one Year, from the 5th April, 1814, to the 5th April, 1815, 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 1815.

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.


1814 - [5th/April/1814 to 5th/April/1815].

Exon
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Revnd R C LongWells Geo     79 10 0    15 18   0     15 18   0    3 19   6
Revnd R C LongGates Susan   142   0 0    35 10   0     35 10   0    8 17   6




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

Note that there was nothing to pay as the land had been "exonerated" before the tax for 1804 was due. Assessors (often the same people year after year) sometimes filled in more columns than were actually necessary.


1815 - No change from 1814.


1816 - [5th/April/1816 to 5th/April/1817].

"Susan Gates" changed to "Susanna Gates".


1817/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26 Land Tax - No changes from 1816.


1827 - [5th/April/1827 to 5th/April/1828].

Ren
tals
Names of
Proprietors
Names of
Occupiers
Names of Description
of Estates or Property
Exon
£.s.d
Not Exon
YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
    79 10 0Revnd R C LongWells Geo   House & Land     15 18   0
  142   0 0Revnd R C LongGates Susan     Do     35 10   0



  257   0 0 £     51   8   0
 

1828/29/30/31 Land Tax - No changes from 1827.


1832 - [5th/April/1832 to 5th/April/1833].

Ren
tals
Names of
Proprietors
Names of
Occupiers
Names or Description
of Estates or Property
Exon
£.s.d
Not Exon
YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
    79 10 0Revnd R C LongJohn Gates   Farm     15 18   0
  142   0 0Revnd R C LongFrancis Gates   Farm     35 10   0



  257   0 0 £     51   8   0
 

John Gates - Assessor

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Illington parish page.

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
December 2015