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Northam Land Tax
1777

Transcribed by David Carter 2017
Taken from original document in North Devon Record Office, ref: 2863/15

 

PROPRIETER PROPERTY SUM ASSESSED
    £ s d
Henry Down esq Burrows 10 8 4
Henry Down esq Pigs Court   8 4
Henry Down esq Doctons   8 4
Henry Down esq Burrow Well   4 2
John Benson esq Napp 4 3 4
John Benson esq Yeos 1 9 2
John Benson esq William Ellis's to rev: of WB   8 4
John Benson esq Higher Napp   16 8
John Benson esq Thomas Darracotts 1 9 2
John Benson esq Doctons   12 [6]
John Benson esq Collabear 1 5 0
John Benson esq Quarry 2 18 4
John Benson esq Hammets 1 15 0
John Benson esq Gibbs Ground   12 6
John Benson esq Part of Lewishill   4 2
John Benson esq Hobbs's Field   8 4
John Benson esq Windmill Field   12 6
John Benson esq Underwoods field   4 2
John Benson esq Smales field   4 2
John Benson esq Bidna (one pound short) 1 0 10
John Benson esq Langdons   8 4
John Benson esq Burrners 1 5 0
John Benson esq Greaters   8 4
John Benson esq Ch's Darracotts   4 2
John Benson esq Wooda   16 8
John Benson esq Richard Harris's house   8 4
John Benson esq Robert Prances field late Benets   4 2
John Benson esq Oxenhams Middle Raileigh   12 6
Hugh Bake Hide 4 7 6
Hugh Bake Boathide 1 5 0
Hugh Bake Part of Lewishill   4 2
Hugh Bake Hortops house & field   4 2
Hugh Bake Banfields house at Town   4 2
Occupier George Brayley's estate 1 9 2
Occupier Sarah Bayley's estate 1 9 2
  Also for Powers Garden      
Grace Baker Orchard Hill   16 8
Grace Baker Part of Whitsons   4 2
Mary Burrows Part of Derrent 2 1 8
Mary Burrows Williams field   4 2
Mary Burrows Hammonds house   4 2
Mary Burrows Emm'l Chapmens house   4 2
Occupier Willmot Bennets estate   4 2
William Buttlar His estate 1 5 0
Occupier Mary Brownings estate 2 1 8
Occupier Richard Bastard's estate 1 13 4
Occupier William Bond for Collabear   16 8
John Blackmore His house      
Occupier Esquire Buck for Commons 3 15 0
David Best Silford 1 17 6
David Best John Jeoffreys   8 4
David Best Smallridges   8 4
David Best Godborrow   12 6
Occupier James Bands house   4 2
  For Kings Arms & Hockadays   12 6
Occupier Corys house & field   4 2
Occupier Roger Chappells estate   16 8
William Collacott His house   4 2
Occupier Collins's mill   8 4
Thomas Curtice Half Hallsanery 3 2 6
Occupier Cockerams field   4 2
Occupier Sarah Darracotts house   4 2
Esquire Davy Half Hallsanery 2 5 10
Thomas Evans Assells   12 6
Occupier Jane Fords estate   12 6
Occupier John Harris's for Underburrow   12 6
Mr Hatherly Muffits house   4 2
Occupier John Hernamans house   4 2
John Husband Crofts 1 13 4
John Husband Clash   12 6
John Husband Griggs field   8 4
John Husband Cesar Edgar's house   8 4
John Husband Arscotts   12 6
John Husband 2 fields late Lyles   8 4
John Husband Martins field   4 2
John Husband Clay lands   8 4
John Husband 3 fields late Lyles   12 6
John Husband Muddix   12 6
John Husband Chop house 1 15 0
John Husband Lords Meadow   8 4
John Husband Ford 2 10 0
John Husband Ruggs Close   4 2
John Husband Tallins house   4 2
John Husband Gordings Muddix 1 0 10
John Husband Glovers estate   16 8
John Husband Yeos fields by the Burrows   12 6
John Husband junr Raileigh 9 3 4
John Husband junr Averys   4 2
John Husband junr Stamberys   12 6
John Husband junr Samuel Notts   4 2
John Husband junr West Raileigh   4 2
John Husband junr For the Mill   8 4
Hum: Griffith Grace Heals   4 2
Hum: Griffith Sarah Courtice's   12 6
Hum: Griffith Brimeridges   12 6
Hum: Griffith Soudons   4 2
Elizabeth Giffard 3 houses in Northam   4 2
Elizabeth Giffard A house in Appledore   4 2
Thomas Hooper Hooks house   4 2
Elizabeth Hopkins Dallis   16 8
Elizabeth Hopkins Port late Bakers   12 6
Ed: Jenkins Cleavhouses 2 1 8
Ed: Jenkins Lyles at Orchard Hill   8 4
Ed: Jenkins Greataborrow   4 2
Richard Leathern Pimply   8 4
Richard Leathern John Pophams house   4 2
Peter Lovern Merrifield   8 4
Peter Lovern Port   4 2
Mary Mules Her houses & grounds   8 4
Mr Marks Bulkhead 3 10 10
Mr Marks Dinners   8 4
Occupier Mr Meadon for Orchard Hill   16 8
Occupier Harpers house   4 2
John Mullis Whitebare   4 2
Occupier Ann Oxenham for part of Middle Raileigh   4 2
Thomas Oxenham Polands 1 13 4
Thomas Oxenham Stutsons   12 6
Thomas Oxenham A house in Northam   4 2
John Popham His estate   4 2
  Mary Frances house   4 2
William Partridge Throat meadow   4 2
William Partridge His house and Collamers 1 0 10
Occupier Martha Parmars house   4 2
Occupier Joan Rooks house      
Occupier Samuel Phillips house      
Occupier The Rectory 14 15 10
Poor Wardens Broada   12 6
Occupier Corner House   4 2
Occupier David Sinnet for Lakes   12 6
John Sinnet Crose Tree house      
Esquire Willott Whitson 2 5 10
Esquire Willott Raileigh & Hammets 1 5 0
Esquire Willott Smallridges & Bakers 1 0 10
Esquire Willott Garlands ground   4 2
Esquire Willott Port 1 5 0
Esquire Willott Watertown 4 11 8
Esquire Willott Downmans field   4 2
Elizabeth Sarles Whitsons   16 8
Elizabeth Sarles Yeos Scamps 1 0 10
William Shapley Ashridge 2 10 0
Occupier George Sams house   4 2
Occupier Esquire Stevens for Lake   4 2
Mr Haywood Vernams   4 2
Mr Haywood Hennacastle 2 14 2
Occupier Richard Shutts house   4 2
Thomas Stevens Ashridge   8 4
Thomas Tawton Rock House   4 2
Samuel Tetherly Kings Daddon   8 4
Samuel Tetherly Staddon & the Well Meadow 1 9 2
Samuel Tetherly His house   8 4
John Thomas Part of Kings   8 4
John Thomas Colly Park   4 2
Mrs Veal Part of Derrent 1 13 4
William Utber His house   4 2
William Utber Visicks   12 6
Mrs Whitfield Ashridge 7 5 10
Thomas Wills Assells   16 8
Occupier Richard Williams house      
Occupants of William Yeo Voscoms, Legs and Kings 1 0 10
Occupier George Yeos house   4 2
Occupier George Yeo's for Woods Assells   4 2
Occupier Tru Hernaman's House      
Occupier Rogerment for Lewis hill   4 2
Occupier Phillip Mayns house      
         
         
APPLEDORE PART        
Peter Benson Dock   12 6
Peter Benson Jeffrys at Appledore   16 8
Peter Benson Ellis part of Jeffrys   4 2
Peter Benson Sloleys part of Jeffrys   4 2
Peter Benson 3 houses and celar   4 2
Peter Benson 3 Tuns Tavern   12 6
Occupier Widdons next dore   12 6
Occupier Mr Awes for 2 houses      
Occupier Mary Berrils house   4 2
  Smiths Webbers & Brooks   8 4
Mary Browning Her house   8 4
Mary Browning Webbers & Southcotts   8 4
Mary Browning 2 houses in Newstreet   4 2
Elizabeth Bass Martins 1 5 0
Edward Brook His estate 3 2 6
Edward Brook Ann Franklins house   8 4
Edward Brook Gibbins's house   8 4
Occupier Baples Estate 3 15 0
Mary Brook Webbers   12 6
Occupier George Berrills house   8 4
John Barrows His house   4 2
John Bowden Pill   4 2
John Button Spurs   12 6
John Button Huckins's   8 4
John Button His house & Celer   8 4
John Button Frances Vernams   8 4
James Chappell Chircomb 1 5 0
James Chappell Orchard Hill   12 6
James Chappell The 2 Winserys   8 4
James Chappell Gordings   8 4
James Chappell Fords   16 8
James Chappell His father's house   8 4
James Chappell Robert Chappells   4 2
James Chappell Cath Burdons   8 4
James Chappell Wyotts   8 4
James Chappell Stranges Tenement   4 2
Thomas Clibbett Deans   8 4
Thomas Clibbett George Watkins house & 2 houses in Wester street   12 6
Occupier John Crockers house   8 4
Samuel Gaskin His house   8 4
Daniel Bowden House at Pit   4 2
Daniel Bowden Irwins   8 4
Charles Chanter His house   4 2
Occupier Daniel Bowden for Fruins   8 4
  2 houses at Pitt   4 2
John Call His house   8 4
John Call Elizabeth Darvers   4 2
John Call George Lemberys   8 4
John Sarles His house   8 4
John Sarles Part of Doctons   4 2
David Best Lemons   4 2
Thomas Chappell His Rope walk   8 4
Thomas Chappell Croscombs field   4 2
Thomas Chappell William Williams's house   4 2
Thomas Chappell Varminters   4 2
Thomas Chappell His house & field   8 4
Thomas Chappell Deddewell 2 1 8
Thomas Chappell 5 fields late Doctons 1 13 4
Thomas Chappell Emlins   4 2
Thomas Chappell Robins field   8 4
Dorothy Chappell Her house   8 4
Dorothy Chappell Assells   16 8
Elizabeth Copner Her house   8 4
Elizabeth Copner Sinnets on the Key   4 2
Elizabeth Copner Leaches   4 2
Occupier Thomas Marshs house   4 2
  Cath Whithairs   4 2
  Mary Clibbetts house      
Occupier Hugh Cowrtis's house   4 2
Philip Clibbet His house   4 2
Occupier Philip Cades house   4 2
  Ab: Drews house      
  Philip Daveys house   4 2
Mary Dinhis Her house   4 2
Occupier Elizabeth Darvers house   4 2
John Davice His house   4 2
Elizabeth Ellis Hillhed   16 8
Elizabeth Ellis Comers   8 4
Elizabeth Ellis Nicholls's bewest   4 2
James Ellis His house & Hoyles   8 4
  Robert Eades house      
Philip Ellson His house   4 2
Occupier Ann Exeters house   4 2
Hannah Ellis Lanberys house   4 2
  Jos: Fortescues house      
  Robert Folletts house      
Philip Gribble His house   4 2
Philip Gribble Part of Berrys   4 2
Thomaz(ine) Gording Mr Irwin's house   8 4
Thomaz(ine) Gording Her house & Smith's shop   4 2
  James Griffiths house      
Elizabeth Gregory Her house   4 2
Occupier Ewan Gills house   8 4
  George Tuckers   4 2
  Philip Cottles   4 2
  William Normans   4 2
  William Irwins   4 2
  John Wills   4 2
  Aspenshaws   4 2
Occupier of Charles Hughes His house   8 4
Occupier Susannah Standcocks house   4 2
Thomas Hooper Part of Wilkinsons   8 4
Thomas Hooper Pitt   16 8
Thomas Hooper Phillis Hoopers house   8 4
Thomas Hooper Part of Corys   4 2
Elizabeth Hogg Her house   8 4
Occupier Mr Horns house   4 2
Occupier John Hills house   8 4
Occupier Thomas Hillmans house   4 2
Miles Hammetes His house   4 2
Miles Hammetes Diddewell   4 2
Miles Hammetes Assells   4 2
William Hogg Chappells & Bishops 1 5 0
Thomas Hogg Part of Langdons   4 2
Thomas Hogg Diddewell 1 9 2
Thomas Hogg For a house in Northam   4 2
Thomas Hogg For Dallis at Orchard hill   12 6
Thomas Hogg His dwelling house   12 6
Occupier Frances Hoggs estate 2 1 8
Amy Hammet Her house   8 4
  Ann Wiltshairs   8 4
Occupier Jurys house   4 2
Samuel Jones Part of Doctons 1 0 10
James Irwin William Brownings   8 4
James Irwin For his houses   16 8
Edward Jenkins His sail loft   4 2
John King Reeddycross   12 6
John King Tadworthy 1 17 6
John King His house   8 4
Arthur Knill His house   4 2
Thomas Lewis His house   4 2
Thomas Lewis Lewis Joans's house   4 2
Miles Lewis His house   4 2
Arck: Long His house   4 2
John Lane His house   4 2
John Lane Part of Arscotts   8 4
John Lane Part of Rows & part of Kings   8 4
John Lane Tamlins field   8 4
Occupier William Limberys house   4 2
John Lembury His house   8 4
John Lembury Phillis Langs house   4 2
John Lembury A house in Meeting Street   4 2
Ann Leach Her house   4 2
  Mary Mannings      
John March His estate 1 9 2
  Elizabeth Shaxsons house   8 4
Elizabeth Nicholls Her house   4 2
Thomas Nicholls His estate 1 13 4
Thomas Nicholls Thomaz(ine) Ellis's house   4 2
Occupier Richard Normans bewest   4 2
Occupier Frances Ownes house      
Occupier Mary Whitsons   12 6
Samuel Pike Lemberys   8 4
Samuel Pike Hannah Ellis's house   8 4
Samuel Pike Scamps & Willotts   8 4
Samuel Pike House in Chaple field   4 2
Samuel Pike Ellis's Underborrow 2 1 8
Samuel Pike Middletons & Gillhouse   16 8
Samuel Pike Vernams & Masters mead   12 6
Samuel Pike His house   8 4
Samuel Pike Bonehill 1 0 10
Samuel Pike Staddon 1 13 4
Samuel Pike Pluddy Medows   12 6
Samuel Pike Peter Whites estate 2 1 8
Samuel Pike Rosegill   12 6
Phillis Prance Her house   8 4
John Parkmans House and Talbuts   12 6
Philip Peak His house   4 2
Robert Prance His house   12 6
Robert Prance Bisisks to look   8 4
  Thomas Prance's house   4 2
Occupier John Prances house   8 4
Occupier Samuel Palmers house      
John Phillips His house   4 2
George Blackmore His house   4 2
Mr Tyeth Saundersons   4 2
Pru(dence) Rook Her house   8 4
Mrs Rosier Her house   4 2
Hannah Rogers Her house   4 2
Hannah Rogers Her new house   4 2
Hannah Rogers Bidna   8 4
Thomas Russell His house   4 2
Occupier William Stanberys house   4 2
Mary Strange Her house   4 2
John Strange His house   4 2
Edward Strange His house   8 4
Frances Shaxson His house   4 2
Occupier Elizabeth Shaxsons house in New Street   4 2
Thomas Shaxson Lemmons   12 6
Thomas Shaxson An estate Underborow   8 4
  Mary Summerwills house   4 2
  Robert Slolys house      
Benjamin Rook His house   8 4
Joseph Tucker His house   4 2
  Elizabeth Thomas's house      
Richard Thomas His house   4 2
Dorothy Vernam Part of Brownings & part of Rogers's   16 8
Richard Vernam His estate 1 0 10
Richard Vernam His house in Chaple field   8 4
Mary Vernam Jury estate   12 6
Thomas Wyott Nicholls   16 8
Thomas Wyott Fruells   4 2
Thomas Wyott Nicholls's   4 2
Mr Parkman Tomouth 2 10 0
William Whithare Coats's 1 0 10
William Whithare 2 houses in Gaping Street   8 4
  Richard Wickhams house   8 4
  Elizabeth Wyotts house   4 2
  Hannah Wards house      
Margaret Williams Her house   4 2
Thomas Young His house   8 4
Occupier Richard Berrils house   4 2
Robert Day His house   4 2

 

OFFICERS NAMES £ s d
Mr John Atchenson 10 0 0
Mr Richard Wickham 10 0 0
Mr Richard Wickey 8 0 0
Mr Samuel Lang 8 0 0
Mr Richard Davice 6 0 0
Mr John Parminter 6 0 0
Mr Thomas Russell 4 0 0
Mr Edmund Titherley 2 8 0
Mr Ralph Bowden 2 8 0
Mr John Gibbit 2 8 0
Mr Richard Parminter 2 8 0
Mr Richard Rook 2 8 0
Mr John Gribble 2 8 0
Mr William Incledon 2 8 0
Mr John Chave 2 8 0
Mr Richard Blackmore 2 8 0

 

PERSONAL ESTATE Duplicated (with small differences) £ s d
Edmund Brooks     5  
Elizabeth Ellis widow     6  
Dorothy Vernam     7  
Samuel Tetherly     7  
Hannah Ellis     8  
John Punchard     8  
William Whithair     8  
William Partridge     6  
Elizabeth Hogg     8  
Thomas Chappell     9  
Amy Hammet To pay 6s next year   8  
Elizabeth Ellis     5  
Peter Benson     6  
Joan Chappell     6  
Joseph Tucker     4 2
James Pitts     4 2
Emanuel Chapman     4 2
Edward Jenkins     4 2
Edmund Brooks     5  

 

ROUGH NOTES   £ s d £ s d
    Annually     Quarterly    
Received of William Bury Ellis per year     4 2      
  Greaters   8 4      
  Wooda   16 8      
               
  Custom House         14 8
  Mr Wickhams         2 10
  Mrs Davice         1 10
               
Received July 13th 1778 agrs Land tax of Mr P Benson     8 4      
July 15th 1778, received of Esq Benson   3 9 6      
Received April 14th 1779 of Esq Benson   6 11 5      
  For windows   7        
  Mr Pikes 3 2      
Received April 14th 1779 of Antony Tawton for Land tax   2 4      
Received of Ed Lee for Mr Bawden to Ladyday              
  Mr Crelick to Ladyday            
  Of Mr Brooks 2 0 0      
  Mrs Charlerl?   6 0      
  Mrs Prance   6 0      
  John Edwards due 8d