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Northam Land Tax
1783

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.

PROPRIETER PROPERTY OCCUPIER SUM ASSESSED
      £ s d
Henry Downe, esq. Burrow Himself 10 8 4
Henry Downe, esq. Pigs Court Himself   8 4
Henry Downe, esq. Doctons Himself   8 4
Henry Downe, esq. Burrow Well John England   4 2
John Benson, esq. Napp Himself 4 3 4
John Benson, esq. Yeos Himself 1 9 2
John Benson, esq. Bennets Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. William Ellis's William Berry   8 4
John Benson, esq. Higher Napp Himself   16 8
John Benson, esq. Thomas Darracotts Mr Hugh Bake 1 9 2
John Benson, esq. Doctons Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. Collabear Mr John Husband senr 1 5 0
John Benson, esq. Quarry Jasper Pickard 2 18 4
John Benson, esq. Hammetts Jasper Pickard 1 5 0
John Benson, esq. Gibbs's Ground Jasper Pickard   12 6
John Benson, esq. Part of Lewes Hill Thomas Smith   4 2
John Benson, esq. Hobbs's Field Thomas Smith   8 5
John Benson, esq. Windmill Field Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. Underwoods Field Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Smales Field Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Bidna Himself 1 0 10
John Benson, esq. Langdons Himself   8 4
John Benson, esq. Burners Himself 1 5 0
John Benson, esq. Greaters William Berry   4 2
John Benson, esq. Wooda William Berry   16 8
John Benson, esq. Richard Harris's House John Chave   8 4
John Benson, esq. Robert Prance's field late Bennetts Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Part of Oxenhams Midd Raileigh Mr John Husband junr   12 6
John Benson, esq. Barzey's Field     4 2
Hugh Bake Hide Himself 4 7 6
Hugh Bake Boathide Himself      
Hugh Bake Part of Lewes Hill Gregory Tuplin   4 2
Hugh Bake Banfields House at Town Mr Price   4 2
Hugh Bake Horetops House & Field Cesar Edgar   4 2
  George Brayley's Estate William Lang 1 9 2
  Sarah Brayley's Estate Richard Heard 1 9 2
  Bowers Garden        
Grace Baker Orchard Hill Herself   4 2
Grace Baker Part of Whitsons Herself   4 2
Mary Burrows Part of Derrent   2 1 8
Mary Burrows Williams's Field     4 2
Mary Burrows Hammond's House     4 2
Mary Burrows Late Emanuel Chapman's House     4 2
Occupier Willmot Bennetts Estate     4 2
William Butler His estate John Williams 1 5 0
Occupier Mary Brownings Estate John Hooper 2 1 8
Occupier Richard Bastards Estate Esquire Willett 1 13 4
William Bond Collabear William Partridge   16 8
John Blakemore His house        
Esquire Buck Commons Robert Diamond 3 15 0
David Best Silford Thomas Stone 1 17 6
David Best John Jeffery's Thomas Stone   8 4
David Best Smallridges Thomas Stone   8 4
David Best Godburrow Thomas Stone   12 6
Occupier James Band's House     4 2
  For the Kings Arms & Hockaday     12 6
Occupier Cory's House & Field     4 2
  Roger Chappells Estate George Rickard   12 6
William Collacot His house Himself   4 2
George Dennis Collins Mill Himself   8 4
Ann Chapman Hobbs's Daniel Ware 1 9 2
Thomas Courtice Half of Halsannary Himself 3 2 6
Esquire Buck Cockrams Field Thomas Stone   4 2
Occupier Sarah Darracott's House     4 2
Silas Hiskutt Half of Halsannary Richard Wood 2 5 10
Thomas Evans Assells Himself   12 6
Occupier Jane Ford's Estate Thomas Burnet   12 6
Occupier John Harris's for Underburrow Mary Barfeet   12 6
Mr Hatherly Muffits House        
Occupier John Hernaman's House Marcius Holman   4 2
Mr John Husband Cross Himself 1 13 4
Mr John Husband Clash Humphry Fry   12 6
Mr John Husband Grigg's Field Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband Cesar Edgar's House Cesar Edgar   8 4
Mr John Husband Arscotts Anthony Tawton   12 6
Mr John Husband 2 fields late Lyles Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband Martin's Field Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband Clay Lands Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband 3 fields late Lyles Himself   12 6
Mr John Husband Muddix Himself   12 6
Mr John Husband Chophouse Himself 1 5 0
Mr John Husband Lords Meadow John Thomas   8 4
Mr John Husband Ford Jasper Pickard 2 10 0
Mr John Husband Ruggs Cross Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband Tallins House John White   4 2
Mr John Husband Gording Muddix Himself 1 0 10
Mr John Husband Glovers Estate William Partridge   16 8
Mr John Husband Yeo's Fields by the Burrows Himself   12 6
Mr John Husband Sam's House Daniel Turner   4 2
Mr John Husband junr Raileigh Himself 9 3 4
Mr John Husband junr Averys Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband junr Stamberys Himself   12 6
Mr John Husband junr Samuel Notts Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband junr West Raileigh Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband junr The Mill William Bartlett   8 4
Humphry Griffith Grace Heals Himself   4 2
Humphry Griffith Sarah Courtices Himself   12 6
Humphry Griffith Brimeridges Himself   12 6
Humphry Griffith Soudons Himself   4 2
Elizabeth Gifford 3 houses in Northam     4 2
Elizabeth Gifford A house in Appledore Robert Bennet   4 2
Thomas Hooper Hooks House Himself   4 2
Elizabeth Hopkins Executor for Dallis Augustus Saltran Willett   16 8
Elizabeth Hopkins Cort late Bakers Augustus Saltran Willett   12 6
Edward Jenkins Cleave Houses Himself 2 1 8
Edward Jenkins Lyles at Orchard Hill Himself   8 4
Edward Jenkins Greataborrow Himself   4 2
Richard Leathern Pimpley Himself   8 4
Richard Leathern Popham's House John Popham   4 2
Peter Lovern Merrifield     8 4
Peter Lovern Port     4 2
Mary Mules Her house and ground Herself   8 4
Mr Marks Bullhead Himself 3 10 10
Mr Marks Dinners Himself   8 4
Mr Meddon Orchard Hill Henry Cadd   16 8
Occupier Harper's House     4 2
John Mullis Whitebear Thomas Burnet   4 2
Occupier Ann Oxenhams & Middle Raileigh     4 2
Thomas Oxenham Polands Himself 1 13 4
Thomas Oxenham Stutsons Himself   12 6
Thomas Oxenham A house in Northam Himself   4 2
John Popham His estate Grace Thomas   4 2
  Mary Prance's house In ruins      
William Partridge Throat Meadow Himself   4 2
William Partridge His house at Collamers Himself 1 0 10
Occupier Martha Passmore's House     4 2
Occupier Joan Rock's House        
Occupier Samuel Phillipps House        
Occupier The Rectory William Allin & Mr Chappel 14 15 10
Poor Wardens Broada The Poor House   12 6
Occupier The Corner House Robert Hutchins   4 2
Occupier David Sinnetts for Lukes     12 6
John Sinnett Cross Tree House        
Esquire Willett Whitson Himself 2 5 10
Esquire Willett Raileigh & Hammetts Himself 1 5 0
Esquire Willett Smallridge & Bakers Himself 1 0 10
Esquire Willett Garlands Ground Himself   4 2
Esquire Willett Port Himself 1 5 0
Esquire Willett Watertown Michael Southcot esq 4 11 8
Esquire Willett Downman's Field     4 2
Elizabeth Sarles Whitsons Herself   16 8
Elizabeth Sarles Yeo's & Scamps John Blackmore 1 0 10
John Crealock Ashridge Himself 2 10 0
Occupier Esquire Stevens for Lakes John England   4 2
Mr Heywood Vernams Robert Evans   4 2
Mr Heywood Henacastle Himself 2 14 2
Occupier Richard Shutts House     4 2
Emanuel Stevens Ashridge Himself   8 4
Anthony Tawton The Rock House Himself   4 2
Samuel Tetherly Kings & Daddon William Allin   8 4
Samuel Tetherly Staddon & the Well Meadow Arthur Hole 1 9 2
Samuel Tetherly His house Himself   8 4
Grace Thomas Part of Kings Herself   8 4
Grace Thomas Colly Park Herself   4 2
Rev'd Mr Melhuish Part of Derrent Himself 1 13 4
Mr Utber His house Himself   4 2
Mr Utber Visicks Himself & Mr Pyke   12 6
Mr Whietfield Ashridge William Gribble 7 5 10
Mrs Wills Assells William May   16 8
Occupants of William Yeo Voscombs, Legs and Kings Edward Jenkins 1 0 10
Occupier George Yeo's House     4 2
Occupier George Yeo's for Wood & Assell Simon Snell   4 2
Occupier Richard Williams' House In ruins      
Occupier Cu Hernaman's House Very poor      
Occupier Rogerman's for Laises Hill     4 2
Occupier Philip Mayne's House Very poor      
Mr Peter Benson Dock Himself   12 6
Mr Peter Benson Jeffery's at Appledore     16 8
Mr Peter Benson Ellis's part of Jeffery's     4 2
Mr Peter Benson Sloleys part of Jeffery's Himself   4 2
Mr Peter Benson 3 Houses & Cellar Himself   4 2
Mr Peter Benson The 3 Tuns Tavern Headon   12 6
Occupier Widdon's neat next door     12 6
Occupier Mr Awse's for 2 houses        
Occupier Mary Berril's House Herself   4 2
  For Smiths Webber's and Brooks     8 4
Mary Browning For her house Herself   8 4
  For Webbers & Southcott Herself   8 4
  For 2 houses in New Street     4 2
Elizabeth Bass Martin's   1 5 0
Edmund Brooks His estate   3 2 6
Edmund Brooks Ann Franklin's house     8 4
Edmund Brooks Gibbons' House     8 4
Occupier Baples Estate   3 15 0
Mary Brooks Webber's Herself   12 6
Occupier George Berrils House     8 4
John Barrow His house     4 2
John Bowden Pitt Himself   4 2
John Button Spurs     12 6
John Button Hutchins's     8 4
John Button His house & Cellar     8 4
John Button Frances Vernam's     8 4
Mrs Chappel Chircomb John Jewel 1 5 0
Mrs Chappel Orchard Hill     12 6
Mrs Chappel The 2 Winserys     8 4
Mrs Chappel Gordings     8 4
Mrs Chappel Fords     16 8
Mrs Chappel Her father's house     8 4
Mrs Chappel Robert Chappells     4 2
Mrs Chappel Cath: Burdens     8 4
Mrs Chappel Wyatts     8 4
Mrs Chappel Strange's tenement     4 2
Thomas Clibbett's executor Deans     8 4
George Wathings, John Lobbet & George Gregory Late Thomas Clibbetts House in the Western Street     12 6
Occupier John Crocker's House     8 4
Samuel Gaskin His house     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 Limberys     8 4
John Sarles His house     8 4
John Sarles Part of Doctons     4 2
David Best Lemon's Himself   4 2
Thomas Chappell The Rope Walk     8 4
Thomas Chappell Croscomb's Field     4 2
Thomas Chappell William Williams' houses     4 2
Thomas Chappell Parminters     4 2
Thomas Chappell His house and field     8 4
Thomas Chappell Diddawell   2 5 10
Thomas Chappell 5 fields late Doctons   1 9 2
Thomas Chappell Emlins     4 2
Thomas Chappell Robins field     8 4
Dorothy Chappell Her house     8 4
Dorothy Chappell Assalls     16 8
Elizabeth Copner Her house     8 4
Elizabeth Copner Sinnetts on the Key     4 2
Elizabeth Copner Leache's     4 2
Occupier Thomas Marsh's house     4 2
  Cath: Whithairs     4 2
  Mary Clibbett's House Very poor      
Occupier Hugh Courtice's house     4 2
Philip Clebbett His house     4 2
Occupier Philip Cade's house     4 2
  Drew's house Very poor      
Philip Davey His house     4 2
Mary Dinnis Her house     4 2
Occupier Elizabeth Darver's house     4 2
John Davies His house     4 2
Elizabeth Ellis Hillhead     16 8
Elizabeth Ellis Comer's     8 4
Elizabeth Ellis Nicholls Bewest     4 2
James Ellis His house & Hoyl's     8 4
Robert Cade His house     4 2
Occupier Philip Elson's house     4 2
Occupier Ann Exeter's house     4 2
Hannah Ellis Lembery's house     4 2
  Jos: Fortescue's house Poor      
  Robert Follett's house Poor      
Philip Gribble His house     4 2
Philip Gribble Part of Berry's     4 2
Thomazine Gording Mr Irwin's house     8 4
Thomazine Gording Her house & Smith's shop     4 2
James Griffith His house        
Elizabeth Gregory Her house     4 2
Occupier Ewan Gill's house     8 4
  George Tucker's     4 2
  John Wills's     4 2
  Philip Cottles     4 2
  William Normans     4 2
  William Irwins     4 2
  Aspenshaws     4 2
Occupier Charles Hugh's for 2 houses     8 4
Occupier Susan Hancock's house     4 2
Mr Thomas Hooper Part of Wilkinsons     8 4
Mr Thomas Hooper Pitt     16 8
Mr Thomas Hooper Philip Hooper's house     8 4
Mr Thomas Hooper Part of Cory's     4 2
Elizabeth Hogg Her houses     8 4
Occupier Mr Horn's house     4 2
Occupier John Hill's house     8 4
Occupier Thomas Hillmans house     4 2
Miles Hammett His house Himself   4 2
Miles Hammett Diddwell Blackmore   4 2
Miles Hammett Assells Thomas Evans   4 2
Mrs Elizabeth Hogg Chappells and Bishops William Berry 1 5 0
Mr Thomas Hogg Part of Langdons Himself   4 2
Mr Thomas Hogg Diddwell William Hill 1 9 2
Mr Thomas Hogg House in Northam     4 2
Mr Thomas Hogg His dwelling house Himself   12 6
Mr Thomas Hogg Dallis at Orchard Hill     12 6
Occupier Frances Hogg's estate   2 1 8
Amy Hammett Her house Herself   8 4
  Ann Willshare's Ann Willshare   8 4
Occupier Jury's house     4 2
Samuel Jones Part of Doctons   1 0 10
James Irwin William Brownings     8 4
James Irwin For his houses Himself   16 8
Edward Jenkins His Sail Loft Himself   4 2
Occupier John Kings for Reedy Cross William Allin   12 6
Occupier Tadworthy William Allin 1 17 6
  John Kings house     8 4
Susanna Knill Her house Herself   4 2
Thomas Lewes His house     4 2
Thomas Lewes Lewes Jones's house     4 2
Miles Lewes His house     4 2
Archable 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 Lembury's house     4 2
John Lembury His house     8 4
John Lembury Phillis Lang's house     4 2
John Lembury House in Meeting Street     4 2
Ann Leach Her house     4 2
Mary Manning Her house Very poor      
John March His estate   1 9 2
  Elizabeth Shaxson's house     8 4
Elizabeth Nicholls Her house     4 2
Thomas Nicholls His estate   1 13 4
Occupier Richard Norman's beisest?     4 2
Occupier Francis Owen's house        
Occupier Mary Whitson's     12 6
Mr Samuel Pyke Lembery's     8 4
Mr Samuel Pyke Hannah Ellis's house     8 4
Mr Samuel Pyke House in Chapel Field     4 2
Mr Samuel Pyke Scamps & Willetts     8 4
Mr Samuel Pyke Ellis's Underburrow   2 1 8
Mr Samuel Pyke Middleton's & Gillhouse     16 8
Mr Samuel Pyke Vernams & Masters Meadow     12 6
Mr Samuel Pyke His house     8 4
Mr Samuel Pyke Bone hill William Partridge 1 0 10
Mr Samuel Pyke Staddon   1 13 4
Mr Samuel Pyke Pluddy Meadows     12 6
Mr Samuel Pyke Peter White's Estate   2 1 8
Mr Samuel Pyke Rosegill     12 6
Phillis Prance Her houses     8 4
John Parkman House and Talbuts     12 6
Philip Peak His house     4 2
Robert Prance His house     12 6
Robert Prance Bisicks     8 4
  Thomas Prance's house     4 2
Occupier John Prance's house     8 4
Occupier Samuel Pasmore's house        
John Phillips His house     4 2
George Blackmore His house     4 2
Mr Tyeth Saunderson's     4 2
Prudence Rook Her house     8 4
Benjamin Rook His 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     4 2
Thomas Russel His house     4 2
Occupier William Stambery's house     4 2
Mary Strange Her house     4 2
John Strange His house     4 2
Edward Strange His house     8 4
Francis Shaxon His house     4 2
Occupier Elizabeth Shaxon's house in New Street     4 2
Thomas Shaxon Lemon's     12 6
  An estate Underburrow     8 4
  Mary Summerwils house     4 2
  Robert Sloley's house        
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 Chapel Field     8 4
Mary Vernam Jury's estate     12 6
Thomas Wyott Nicholls's     16 8
Thomas Wyott Fruells     4 2
Thomas Wyott Nicholls's     4 2
Occupier Tomouth   2 10 0
William Whithair Coats   1 0 10
William Whithair 2 houses in Gaping Street     8 4
  Richard Wickham's house     8 4
  Elizabeth Wyot's house     4 2
  Hannah Ward's house        
Margaret Williams Her house     4 2
Thomas Young His houses     8 4
Occupier Richard Berrils house     4 2
Robert Day His house     4 2
    TOTAL 338 9 7

 

OFFICERS NAMES £ s d
Mr John Achinson 10 0 0
Mr Samuel Lang 8 0 0
Mr Richard Wickham 10 0 0
John Chave 6 0 0
John Parminter 6 0 0
John Pine 5 0 0
Thomas Fussell 4 0 0
William Screech 4 0 0
Nicholas Moule 4 0 0
Thomas Beavan 4 0 0
John Gribbe 2 8 0
John Hooper 2 8 0
George Cudlife 2 8 0
Nathaniel Blackwell 2 8 0
William Colmer 2 8 0
Anthony Reed 2 8 0
TOTAL 77 16 0

 

PERSONAL ESTATE £ s d
Thomas Chappell
Samuel Tetherly 0 7 0
Dorothy Vernam 0 7 0
Joan Chappell 0 7 0
Elizabeth Hogg 0 7 0
Peter Benson 0 7 0
Amy Hammet 0 7 0
John Punchard 0 8 0
Elizabeth Kemeyst 0 7 0
Elizabeth Copner 0 7 0
Phillis Limbery 0 5 0
Joseph Tucker 0 5 0
James Pitts 0 5 0
Richard Chapman 0 5 0
Edward Jenkins 0 5 0
Miss Elizabeth Hogg 0 8 0
William Partridge 0 5 0
TOTAL 6 5 0

 

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