Northam Land Tax

Transcribed by David Carter 2017
Taken from fiche copy in North Devon Record Office.


An assessment ordered by Thomas Chappell and Benjamin Rook in pursuance of an act of Parliament passed in the 23rd year of his Majesty's Reign for granting an aid to his Majesty by a Land Tax to be raised in Great Britain for the service of the year 1783. 4 shillings of the pound.

Henry Downe, esq.BurrowHimself1084
Henry Downe, esq.Pigs CourtHimself 84
Henry Downe, esq.DoctonsHimself 84
Henry Downe, esq.Burrow WellJohn England 42
John Benson, esq.NappHimself434
John Benson, esq.YeosHimself192
John Benson, esq.BennetsHimself 126
John Benson, esq.William Ellis'sWilliam Berry 84
John Benson, esq.Higher NappHimself 168
John Benson, esq.Thomas DarracottsMr Hugh Bake192
John Benson, esq.DoctonsHimself 126
John Benson, esq.CollabearMr John Husband senr150
John Benson, esq.QuarryJasper Pickard2184
John Benson, esq.HammettsJasper Pickard150
John Benson, esq.Gibbs's GroundJasper Pickard 126
John Benson, esq.Part of Lewes HillThomas Smith 42
John Benson, esq.Hobbs's FieldThomas Smith 85
John Benson, esq.Windmill FieldHimself 126
John Benson, esq.Underwoods FieldHimself 42
John Benson, esq.Smales FieldHimself 42
John Benson, esq.BidnaHimself1010
John Benson, esq.LangdonsHimself 84
John Benson, esq.BurnersHimself150
John Benson, esq.GreatersWilliam Berry 42
John Benson, esq.WoodaWilliam Berry 168
John Benson, esq.Richard Harris's HouseJohn Chave 84
John Benson, esq.Robert Prance's field late BennettsHimself 42
John Benson, esq.Part of Oxenhams Midd RaileighMr John Husband junr 126
John Benson, esq.Barzey's Field  42
Hugh BakeHideHimself476
Hugh BakeBoathideHimself   
Hugh BakePart of Lewes HillGregory Tuplin 42
Hugh BakeBanfields House at TownMr Price 42
Hugh BakeHoretops House & FieldCesar Edgar 42
 George Brayley's EstateWilliam Lang192
 Sarah Brayley's EstateRichard Heard192
 Bowers Garden    
Grace BakerOrchard HillHerself 42
Grace BakerPart of WhitsonsHerself 42
Mary BurrowsPart of Derrent 218
Mary BurrowsWilliams's Field  42
Mary BurrowsHammond's House  42
Mary BurrowsLate Emanuel Chapman's House  42
OccupierWillmot Bennetts Estate  42
William ButlerHis estateJohn Williams150
OccupierMary Brownings EstateJohn Hooper218
OccupierRichard Bastards EstateEsquire Willett1134
William BondCollabearWilliam Partridge 168
John BlakemoreHis house    
Esquire BuckCommonsRobert Diamond3150
David BestSilfordThomas Stone1176
David BestJohn Jeffery'sThomas Stone 84
David BestSmallridgesThomas Stone 84
David BestGodburrowThomas Stone 126
OccupierJames Band's House  42
 For the Kings Arms & Hockaday  126
OccupierCory's House & Field  42
 Roger Chappells EstateGeorge Rickard 126
William CollacotHis houseHimself 42
George DennisCollins MillHimself 84
Ann ChapmanHobbs'sDaniel Ware192
Thomas CourticeHalf of HalsannaryHimself326
Esquire BuckCockrams FieldThomas Stone 42
OccupierSarah Darracott's House  42
Silas HiskuttHalf of HalsannaryRichard Wood2510
Thomas EvansAssellsHimself 126
OccupierJane Ford's EstateThomas Burnet 126
OccupierJohn Harris's for UnderburrowMary Barfeet 126
Mr HatherlyMuffits House    
OccupierJohn Hernaman's HouseMarcius Holman 42
Mr John HusbandCrossHimself1134
Mr John HusbandClashHumphry Fry 126
Mr John HusbandGrigg's FieldHimself 84
Mr John HusbandCesar Edgar's HouseCesar Edgar 84
Mr John HusbandArscottsAnthony Tawton 126
Mr John Husband2 fields late LylesHimself 84
Mr John HusbandMartin's FieldHimself 84
Mr John HusbandClay LandsHimself 84
Mr John Husband3 fields late LylesHimself 126
Mr John HusbandMuddixHimself 126
Mr John HusbandChophouseHimself150
Mr John HusbandLords MeadowJohn Thomas 84
Mr John HusbandFordJasper Pickard2100
Mr John HusbandRuggs CrossHimself 42
Mr John HusbandTallins HouseJohn White 42
Mr John HusbandGording MuddixHimself1010
Mr John HusbandGlovers EstateWilliam Partridge 168
Mr John HusbandYeo's Fields by the BurrowsHimself 126
Mr John HusbandSam's HouseDaniel Turner 42
Mr John Husband junrRaileighHimself934
Mr John Husband junrAverysHimself 42
Mr John Husband junrStamberysHimself 126
Mr John Husband junrSamuel NottsHimself 42
Mr John Husband junrWest RaileighHimself 42
Mr John Husband junrThe MillWilliam Bartlett 84
Humphry GriffithGrace HealsHimself 42
Humphry GriffithSarah CourticesHimself 126
Humphry GriffithBrimeridgesHimself 126
Humphry GriffithSoudonsHimself 42
Elizabeth Gifford3 houses in Northam  42
Elizabeth GiffordA house in AppledoreRobert Bennet 42
Thomas HooperHooks HouseHimself 42
Elizabeth HopkinsExecutor for DallisAugustus Saltran Willett 168
Elizabeth HopkinsCort late BakersAugustus Saltran Willett 126
Edward JenkinsCleave HousesHimself218
Edward JenkinsLyles at Orchard HillHimself 84
Edward JenkinsGreataborrowHimself 42
Richard LeathernPimpleyHimself 84
Richard LeathernPopham's HouseJohn Popham 42
Peter LovernMerrifield  84
Peter LovernPort  42
Mary MulesHer house and groundHerself 84
Mr MarksBullheadHimself31010
Mr MarksDinnersHimself 84
Mr MeddonOrchard HillHenry Cadd 168
OccupierHarper's House  42
John MullisWhitebearThomas Burnet 42
OccupierAnn Oxenhams & Middle Raileigh  42
Thomas OxenhamPolandsHimself1134
Thomas OxenhamStutsonsHimself 126
Thomas OxenhamA house in NorthamHimself 42
John PophamHis estateGrace Thomas 42
 Mary Prance's houseIn ruins   
William PartridgeThroat MeadowHimself 42
William PartridgeHis house at CollamersHimself1010
OccupierMartha Passmore's House  42
OccupierJoan Rock's House    
OccupierSamuel Phillipps House    
OccupierThe RectoryWilliam Allin & Mr Chappel141510
Poor WardensBroadaThe Poor House 126
OccupierThe Corner HouseRobert Hutchins 42
OccupierDavid Sinnetts for Lukes  126
John SinnettCross Tree House    
Esquire WillettWhitsonHimself2510
Esquire WillettRaileigh & HammettsHimself150
Esquire WillettSmallridge & BakersHimself1010
Esquire WillettGarlands GroundHimself 42
Esquire WillettPortHimself150
Esquire WillettWatertownMichael Southcot esq4118
Esquire WillettDownman's Field  42
Elizabeth SarlesWhitsonsHerself 168
Elizabeth SarlesYeo's & ScampsJohn Blackmore1010
John CrealockAshridgeHimself2100
OccupierEsquire Stevens for LakesJohn England 42
Mr HeywoodVernamsRobert Evans 42
Mr HeywoodHenacastleHimself2142
OccupierRichard Shutts House  42
Emanuel StevensAshridgeHimself 84
Anthony TawtonThe Rock HouseHimself 42
Samuel TetherlyKings & DaddonWilliam Allin 84
Samuel TetherlyStaddon & the Well MeadowArthur Hole192
Samuel TetherlyHis houseHimself 84
Grace ThomasPart of KingsHerself 84
Grace ThomasColly ParkHerself 42
Rev'd Mr MelhuishPart of DerrentHimself1134
Mr UtberHis houseHimself 42
Mr UtberVisicksHimself & Mr Pyke 126
Mr WhietfieldAshridgeWilliam Gribble7510
Mrs WillsAssellsWilliam May 168
Occupants of William YeoVoscombs, Legs and KingsEdward Jenkins1010
OccupierGeorge Yeo's House  42
OccupierGeorge Yeo's for Wood & AssellSimon Snell 42
OccupierRichard Williams' HouseIn ruins   
OccupierCu Hernaman's HouseVery poor   
OccupierRogerman's for Laises Hill  42
OccupierPhilip Mayne's HouseVery poor   
Mr Peter BensonDockHimself 126
Mr Peter BensonJeffery's at Appledore  168
Mr Peter BensonEllis's part of Jeffery's  42
Mr Peter BensonSloleys part of Jeffery'sHimself 42
Mr Peter Benson3 Houses & CellarHimself 42
Mr Peter BensonThe 3 Tuns TavernHeadon 126
OccupierWiddon's neat next door  126
OccupierMr Awse's for 2 houses    
OccupierMary Berril's HouseHerself 42
 For Smiths Webber's and Brooks  84
Mary BrowningFor her houseHerself 84
 For Webbers & SouthcottHerself 84
 For 2 houses in New Street  42
Elizabeth BassMartin's 150
Edmund BrooksHis estate 326
Edmund BrooksAnn Franklin's house  84
Edmund BrooksGibbons' House  84
OccupierBaples Estate 3150
Mary BrooksWebber'sHerself 126
OccupierGeorge Berrils House  84
John BarrowHis house  42
John BowdenPittHimself 42
John ButtonSpurs  126
John ButtonHutchins's  84
John ButtonHis house & Cellar  84
John ButtonFrances Vernam's  84
Mrs ChappelChircombJohn Jewel150
Mrs ChappelOrchard Hill  126
Mrs ChappelThe 2 Winserys  84
Mrs ChappelGordings  84
Mrs ChappelFords  168
Mrs ChappelHer father's house  84
Mrs ChappelRobert Chappells  42
Mrs ChappelCath: Burdens  84
Mrs ChappelWyatts  84
Mrs ChappelStrange's tenement  42
Thomas Clibbett's executorDeans  84
George Wathings, John Lobbet & George GregoryLate Thomas Clibbetts House in the Western Street  126
OccupierJohn Crocker's House  84
Samuel GaskinHis house  84
Charles ChanterHis house  42
OccupierDaniel Bowden for Fruins  84
 2 houses at Pitt  42
John CallHis house  84
John CallElizabeth Darvers  42
John CallGeorge Limberys  84
John SarlesHis house  84
John SarlesPart of Doctons  42
David BestLemon'sHimself 42
Thomas ChappellThe Rope Walk  84
Thomas ChappellCroscomb's Field  42
Thomas ChappellWilliam Williams' houses  42
Thomas ChappellParminters  42
Thomas ChappellHis house and field  84
Thomas ChappellDiddawell 2510
Thomas Chappell5 fields late Doctons 192
Thomas ChappellEmlins  42
Thomas ChappellRobins field  84
Dorothy ChappellHer house  84
Dorothy ChappellAssalls  168
Elizabeth CopnerHer house  84
Elizabeth CopnerSinnetts on the Key  42
Elizabeth CopnerLeache's  42
OccupierThomas Marsh's house  42
 Cath: Whithairs  42
 Mary Clibbett's HouseVery poor   
OccupierHugh Courtice's house  42
Philip ClebbettHis house  42
OccupierPhilip Cade's house  42
 Drew's houseVery poor   
Philip DaveyHis house  42
Mary DinnisHer house  42
OccupierElizabeth Darver's house  42
John DaviesHis house  42
Elizabeth EllisHillhead  168
Elizabeth EllisComer's  84
Elizabeth EllisNicholls Bewest  42
James EllisHis house & Hoyl's  84
Robert CadeHis house  42
OccupierPhilip Elson's house  42
OccupierAnn Exeter's house  42
Hannah EllisLembery's house  42
 Jos: Fortescue's housePoor   
 Robert Follett's housePoor   
Philip GribbleHis house  42
Philip GribblePart of Berry's  42
Thomazine GordingMr Irwin's house  84
Thomazine GordingHer house & Smith's shop  42
James GriffithHis house    
Elizabeth GregoryHer house  42
OccupierEwan Gill's house  84
 George Tucker's  42
 John Wills's  42
 Philip Cottles  42
 William Normans  42
 William Irwins  42
 Aspenshaws  42
OccupierCharles Hugh's for 2 houses  84
OccupierSusan Hancock's house  42
Mr Thomas HooperPart of Wilkinsons  84
Mr Thomas HooperPitt  168
Mr Thomas HooperPhilip Hooper's house  84
Mr Thomas HooperPart of Cory's  42
Elizabeth HoggHer houses  84
OccupierMr Horn's house  42
OccupierJohn Hill's house  84
OccupierThomas Hillmans house  42
Miles HammettHis houseHimself 42
Miles HammettDiddwellBlackmore 42
Miles HammettAssellsThomas Evans 42
Mrs Elizabeth HoggChappells and BishopsWilliam Berry150
Mr Thomas HoggPart of LangdonsHimself 42
Mr Thomas HoggDiddwellWilliam Hill192
Mr Thomas HoggHouse in Northam  42
Mr Thomas HoggHis dwelling houseHimself 126
Mr Thomas HoggDallis at Orchard Hill  126
OccupierFrances Hogg's estate 218
Amy HammettHer houseHerself 84
 Ann Willshare'sAnn Willshare 84
OccupierJury's house  42
Samuel JonesPart of Doctons 1010
James IrwinWilliam Brownings  84
James IrwinFor his housesHimself 168
Edward JenkinsHis Sail LoftHimself 42
OccupierJohn Kings for Reedy CrossWilliam Allin 126
OccupierTadworthyWilliam Allin1176
 John Kings house  84
Susanna KnillHer houseHerself 42
Thomas LewesHis house  42
Thomas LewesLewes Jones's house  42
Miles LewesHis house  42
Archable LongHis house  42
John LaneHis house  42
John LanePart of Arscotts  84
John LanePart of Rows & part of Kings  84
John LaneTamlins Field  84
OccupierWilliam Lembury's house  42
John LemburyHis house  84
John LemburyPhillis Lang's house  42
John LemburyHouse in Meeting Street  42
Ann LeachHer house  42
Mary ManningHer houseVery poor   
John MarchHis estate 192
 Elizabeth Shaxson's house  84
Elizabeth NichollsHer house  42
Thomas NichollsHis estate 1134
OccupierRichard Norman's beisest?  42
OccupierFrancis Owen's house    
OccupierMary Whitson's  126
Mr Samuel PykeLembery's  84
Mr Samuel PykeHannah Ellis's house  84
Mr Samuel PykeHouse in Chapel Field  42
Mr Samuel PykeScamps & Willetts  84
Mr Samuel PykeEllis's Underburrow 218
Mr Samuel PykeMiddleton's & Gillhouse  168
Mr Samuel PykeVernams & Masters Meadow  126
Mr Samuel PykeHis house  84
Mr Samuel PykeBone hillWilliam Partridge1010
Mr Samuel PykeStaddon 1134
Mr Samuel PykePluddy Meadows  126
Mr Samuel PykePeter White's Estate 218
Mr Samuel PykeRosegill  126
Phillis PranceHer houses  84
John ParkmanHouse and Talbuts  126
Philip PeakHis house  42
Robert PranceHis house  126
Robert PranceBisicks  84
 Thomas Prance's house  42
OccupierJohn Prance's house  84
OccupierSamuel Pasmore's house    
John PhillipsHis house  42
George BlackmoreHis house  42
Mr TyethSaunderson's  42
Prudence RookHer house  84
Benjamin RookHis house  84
Mrs RosierHer house  42
Hannah RogersHer house  42
Hannah RogersHer new house  42
Hannah RogersBidna  42
Thomas RusselHis house  42
OccupierWilliam Stambery's house  42
Mary StrangeHer house  42
John StrangeHis house  42
Edward StrangeHis house  84
Francis ShaxonHis house  42
OccupierElizabeth Shaxon's house in New Street  42
Thomas ShaxonLemon's  126
 An estate Underburrow  84
 Mary Summerwils house  42
 Robert Sloley's house    
Joseph TuckerHis house  42
 Elizabeth Thomas's house    
Richard ThomasHis house  42
Dorothy VernamPart of Brownings & part of Rogers's  168
Richard VernamHis estate 1010
Richard VernamHis house in Chapel Field  84
Mary VernamJury's estate  126
Thomas WyottNicholls's  168
Thomas WyottFruells  42
Thomas WyottNicholls's  42
OccupierTomouth 2100
William WhithairCoats 1010
William Whithair2 houses in Gaping Street  84
 Richard Wickham's house  84
 Elizabeth Wyot's house  42
 Hannah Ward's house    
Margaret WilliamsHer house  42
Thomas YoungHis houses  84
OccupierRichard Berrils house  42
Robert DayHis house  42


Mr John Achinson1000
Mr Samuel Lang800
Mr Richard Wickham1000
John Chave600
John Parminter600
John Pine500
Thomas Fussell400
William Screech400
Nicholas Moule400
Thomas Beavan400
John Gribbe280
John Hooper280
George Cudlife280
Nathaniel Blackwell280
William Colmer280
Anthony Reed280


Thomas Chappell
Samuel Tetherly070
Dorothy Vernam070
Joan Chappell070
Elizabeth Hogg070
Peter Benson070
Amy Hammet070
John Punchard080
Elizabeth Kemeyst070
Elizabeth Copner070
Phillis Limbery050
Joseph Tucker050
James Pitts050
Richard Chapman050
Edward Jenkins050
Miss Elizabeth Hogg080
William Partridge050


Seen and allowed by: Augustus Saltren Willett, John Sactun, William H Heywood.