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Northam Land Tax
1785

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

 

An assessment made by John ~?~ and William Partridge in pursuance of an Act of Parliament passed in the 25th 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 1785.
4 shillings of the pound.

PROPRIETER PROPERTY OCCUPIER SUM ASSESSED
      £ s d
William Allen The Corner House Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Napp Himself 4 3 4
John Benson, esq. Yeos Himself 1 9 2
John Benson, esq. Doctons Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. Underwood's Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Smale's 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. Hobbs's Field Himself   8 4
John Benson, esq. Part of Lewes Hill Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Clerkenwell Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Bennets Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. Windmill Field Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. Jury's Himself   12 6
John Benson, esq. Late Yeo's house Himself   4 2
John Benson, esq. Late Thomazine Darracotts Mr Hugh Bake 1 9 2
John Benson, esq. Ellis's William Berry   8 4
John Benson, esq. Grators William Berry   8 4
John Benson, esq. Charles Darracotts William Berry   8 4
John Benson, esq. Wooda William Berry   16 8
John Benson, esq. Higher Napp George Berry   16 8
John Benson, esq. Prance's field Mr John Husband   4 2
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. Harris's House John Chave   8 4
John Benson, esq. Part of Middle Raileigh Mr Husband junr   8 4
Hugh Bake Hide Himself 4 7 6
Hugh Bake Late Burche's estate Himself   12 6
Hugh Bake Late Hortops Himself   4 2
Hugh Bake Part of Lewes Hill Gregory Tuplin   4 2
Hugh Bake Late Rogermans Gregory Tuplin   4 2
Hugh Bake Late Banfields House Mr Thomas Price   4 2
George Buck esq Commons Robert Diamond 3 15 0
George Buck esq Cockram's Field Thomas Stone   4 2
  George Brayley's Estate William Lang 1 9 2
  Sarah Brayley's Estate Richard Heard 1 9 2
Grace Baker Orchard Hill Herself   4 2
Grace Baker Part of Whitsons Herself   4 2
David Best Silford Thomas Stone 1 17 6
David Best Late John Jeffery's Thomas Stone   8 4
David Best Smallridges Thomas Stone   8 4
David Best Godburrow Thomas Stone   12 6
David Best Lemmon's Himself   4 2
Occupier Mary Brownings Estate John Hooper 2 1 8
Ann Chapman Late Hobbs's Daniel Whare 1 9 2
William Collacot House & Field Himself   4 2
  Roger Chappells Estate George Rickard   12 6
Thomas Courtice Half of Halsannary Himself 3 2 6
John Crealock Ashridge Himself 2 10 0
Henry Downe esq Burrows Himself 10 8 4
Henry Downe esq Pigs Court Himself   8 4
Henry Downe esq Doctons Himself   8 4
Henry Downe esq Burrow Well Himself   4 2
Mr John Dean Collabear William Partridge   16 8
John Davie esq Late Butlers estate Emanuel Stevens 1 5 0
Occupier Sarah Darracott's House     4 2
George Dennis Collins Mill Himself   8 4
Thomas Evans Assells Himself   12 6
Occupier Jane Ford's Estate Thomas Burnet   12 6
Mary Greenslade Late Bonds House? William Harries   4 2
Mary Greenslade Kings Arms & Hockaday's Thomas Smith etc.   12 6
Elizabeth Giffords executors 3 houses in Northam     4 2
Elizabeth Giffords executors A house in Appledore Robert Bennett   4 2
Humphry Griffith Soudons     4 2
Humphry Griffith Late Grace Heals     4 2
Humphry Griffith Brimeridges     12 6
Mary Galway Her house Herself   4 2
Mr John Husband Cross & Daddon Himself 1 9 2
Mr John Husband Clash Himself   12 6
Mr John Husband Grigg's Field Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband 2 fields late Lyles Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband Martin's Field Himself   4 2
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 Collabear Himself 1 5 0
Mr John Husband Part of Kings & Honeys Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband Lords Meadow Himself   8 4
Mr John Husband Ruggs Cross Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband Gordings Muddix Himself 1 0 10
Mr John Husband Yeo's Field by the Burrows Himself   12 6
Mr John Husband Swann Inn Gregory Tuplin   8 4
Mr John Husband Late Arscotts Anthony Tawton   12 6
Mr John Husband Ford Jasper Pickard 2 10 0
Mr John Husband Tallin's House William Treble   4 2
Mr John Husband Late Glovers Estate William Partridge   16 8
Mr John Husband Late 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 Late Samuel Notts Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband junr West Raileigh Himself   4 2
Mr John Husband junr The Mill William Bartlett   8 4
Occupier Harper's House James Galsworthy   4 2
Mr Heywod Hengiscastle Himself 2 14 2
Mr Heywod Vernams Robert Evans   4 2
Margaret Hooper, widow Hooks House Herself   4 2
Occupier John Harris's for Underburrow Mary Barfeet   12 6
Silas Hiskutt Halsannary Himself 2 5 10
Mr Thomas Hooper Late Corys House & Field William Partridge   4 2
Thomas Jenkins Part of Derrent John Jewell 2 1 8
Thomas Jenkins Williams's Field John Jewell   4 2
Thomas Jenkins Hammond's House     4 2
Thomas Jenkins Late Emanuel Chapman's House Ann Chapman   4 2
Edward Jenkins Cleave Houses Himself 2 1 8
Edward Jenkins Late Lyles at Orchard Hill Himself   8 4
Edward Jenkins Greataborrow Himself   4 2
Sarah Leathern Pimpley Herself   8 4
Sarah Leathern Popham's House     4 2
William Lee His house Himself   4 2
Mr Meddon Orchard Hill Henry Cadd   16 8
Mary Mules Her house and ground Herself   8 4
Mr Marks Bullhead Robert Heale 3 10 10
Mr Marks Dinners Mr Tucket   8 4
Rev'd Mr Melhuish Derrent Mr Cilot 1 13 4
Thomas Oxenham Polands Mr Pykes 1 13 4
Thomas Oxenham Stutsons Mr Pykes   12 6
Occupier Late Ann Oxenham's & part of Middle Raileigh     4 2
John Popham His estate Grace Thomas   4 2
William Partridge Throat Meadow Himself   4 2
William Partridge His house at Collamers Himself 1 0 10
Poor Wardens Broada The Poor House   12 6
Occupier The Rectory Mr Chappell & William Allen 14 15 10
Occupier Late Richard Shutts House     4 2
Emanuel Stevens Ashridge Himself   8 4
Elizabeth Sarles Whitsons Herself, etc   16 8
Elizabeth Sarles Yeo's & Scamps John Blackmore 1 0 10
Occupier Late Esquire Stevens for Lakes John England   4 2
Mary Sinnett Cross Tree House Herself   4 2
John Sarles The Rock House Humphrey Fry   4 2
Mr Smith Dallis Himself   16 8
Mr Smith Port late Bakers Himself   12 6
Mr Smith Late Sarah Courtices Himself   12 6
Grace Thomas Part of Kings Herself   8 4
Grace Thomas Colly Park Herself   4 2
Mr Samuel Tetherly Kings & Daddon William Allen   8 4
Mr Samuel Tetherly Ruddy Cross William Allen   12 6
Mr Samuel Tetherly Tadworthy   1 17 6
Mr Samuel Tetherly Staddon & the Well Meadow Arthur Hole 1 9 2
Mr Samuel Tetherly His house Himself   8 4
Mr Samuel Tetherly A house late Kings     8 4
Anthony Tawton Late Willmott Bennetts Himself   4 2
William Utber His house Himself   4 2
William Utber & Samuel Pyke esq Vissicks Themselves   12 6
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Whitson Himself 2 5 10
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Raileigh & Hammetts Himself 1 5 0
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Smallridge & Bakers Himself 1 0 10
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Garlands Ground Himself   4 2
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Port Himself 1 5 0
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Lendwood Himself 1 13 4
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Watertown Himself 4 11 8
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Downman's Field Himself   4 2
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Part of Middle Raileigh Himself   4 2
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Notts Himself   12 6
Augustus Saltren Willett esq Whitabear Thomas Burnet   4 2
Mr Whietfield's executors Ashridge William Gribble 7 5 10
Mrs Wills Assells William May   16 8
Mary White Merrifield Herself   8 4
Mary White Port Herself   4 2
Mrs Yeo Voscombs, Legs and Kings William Hatherly 1 0 10
Occupiers of George Yeo Woods & Assells Simon Snell   4 2
           
APPLEDORE PART          
Mr Peter Benson Dock Himself   12 6
Mr Peter Benson Jeffery's at Appledore     16 8
Mr Peter Benson Sloleys part of Jeffery's     4 2
Mr Peter Benson 3 Houses & Cellars Himself   4 2
Mr Peter Benson The Three Tuns Richard Wickham   12 6
Occupier Widdon's neat next door     12 6
  Mary Berril's House Herself   4 2
John Barkwil Webber's & Brooks Himself   8 4
Mary Browning Her house Herself   8 4
Mary Browning Webbers & Southcott's     8 4
Mary Browning 2 houses in New Street     4 2
Mrs Branscombe Late Thomas Hillmans house Herself   4 2
Edmund Brooks His estate   2 10 0
Edmund Brooks Late Franklin's house     8 4
Edmund Brooks Gibbons's House     8 4
George Blackmore His house     4 2
Mary Brooks Webber's Herself   12 6
  George Berrils House Berril & Williams   8 4
John Barrow His house Himself   4 2
John Bowden Pitt Himself   4 2
Mrs Button Spurns     12 6
Mrs Button Hutchins's     8 4
Mrs Button Late Frances Vernam's     8 4
Mr John Button Duddawell William May 2 5 10
Grace Berril Late Dean's house     8 4
James Bryant Late Daniel Bowden     8 4
James Bryant 2 houses at Pitt     4 2
Thomas Bowden Late John Lane's house     4 2
Thomas Bowden Arscotts     8 4
Thomas Bowden Part of Rows & part of Kings     8 4
Thomas Bowden Tamlyn's Field     8 4
Mr Browning Late Richard Thomas's house     4 2
Mary Bowen Late John Hill's house     8 4
William Chappell His houses     4 2
Mrs Chappell Chircombe John Jewel 1 5 0
Mrs Chappell Orchard Hill     12 6
Mrs Chappell The 2 Winserys     8 4
Mrs Chappell Goardings     8 4
Mrs Chappell Fords     16 8
Mrs Chappell Her father's house     8 4
Mrs Chappell Robert Chappells     4 2
Mrs Chappell Catharine Burden's     8 4
Mrs Chappell Wyotts     8 4
Mrs Chappell Strange's tenement     4 2
Richard Cooper Late Richard Berrils house Himself   4 2
Mrs Copner & James Pitts Late John Crocker's house     8 4
Mrs Elizabeth Copner Her house Herself   8 4
Mrs Elizabeth Copner Sinnetts on the Quay     4 2
Mrs Elizabeth Copner Leaches     4 2
Mrs Elizabeth Copner John Gribbles house in New Street     4 2
Thomas Chappell The Rope Walk Himself   8 4
Thomas Chappell Croscomb's Field     4 2
Thomas Chappell William William's house     4 2
Thomas Chappell Parminters     4 2
Thomas Chappell His house and field Himself   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
Thomas Chappell Martin's   1 5 0
Thomas Chappell Assells     16 8
Mrs Joan Chappell Her house Herself   8 4
Mrs Joan Chappell Late Thomas Marsh's house     4 2
Philip Clibbett His house Himself   4 2
Robert Cade His house     4 2
John Crunn Late Thomaz(ine) Goardings Himself   4 2
Charles Chanter His house Himself   4 2
William Clibbett His house at Pitt     4 2
Occupier Mr Cowley New Street William Davey   4 2
Robert Day His house Himself   4 2
Robert Day Late William Hogg's house     4 2
Mary Dinnis Her house     4 2
John Drew Late Ann Exeter's house     4 2
Elizabeth Ellis Comers Herself   8 4
Elizabeth Ellis Nicholl's bewest     4 2
James Ellis His house & Hoyles Himself   8 4
William Evans Late Philip Gribble's Himself   4 2
William Evans Part of Berry's     4 2
William Fisher senr Late Jury's house Himself   4 2
Samuel Gaskin His house Himself   8 4
Elizabeth Gregory Her house Herself   4 2
Dorothy Gill Her house Herself   8 4
Dorothy Gill George Tucker's     4 2
Dorothy Gill John Wills's     4 2
Dorothy Gill William Norman's     4 2
Dorothy Gill William Irwin's     4 2
Dorothy Gill Aspenshaw's     4 2
Dorothy Gill Late Elizabeth Nicholls house     4 2
George Gregory Late Elizabeth Nicholls house Himself   4 2
Thomas Hooper Part of Wilkinsons Himself   8 4
Thomas Hooper Pitt Himself   16 8
Thomas Hooper Part of Cory's Himself   4 2
Mr John Hooper Late Philip Hoopers house Himself   8 4
Miles Hammett His house Himself   4 2
Miles Hammett Diddawell John Blackmore   4 2
Miles Hammett Assalls Thomas Evans   4 2
Miles Hammett Late Bissicks House     8 4
Mrs Elizabeth Hogg Chappells & Bishops William Berry 1 5 0
Mrs Elizabeth Hogg Her house Herself   8 4
Miles Hammett Late John Prance's house     8 4
Mr Thomas Hogg Part of Langdons Himself   4 2
Mr Thomas Hogg Diddawell William Hill 1 9 2
Mr Thomas Hogg His dwelling house Himself   12 6
Mr Thomas Hogg Dallis at Orchard Hill Richard Heard   12 6
Occupier Francis Hogg's estate Rev'd Mr Evans 2 1 8
Amy Hammett Her house Herself   8 4
Amy Hammett Ann Willshare's Ann Willshare   8 4
Amy Hammett Late Elizabeth Darver's house     4 2
William Hernaman Late William Lembery's house Himself   4 2
Thomas Hernaman Late Saundersons     4 2
Richard Hoyle Ann Leache's house     4 2
Samuel Jones Part of Docton's   1 0 10
Mary Jones Late Charles Hugh's house Herself   8 4
James Irwin His house     16 8
James Irwin Thomaz(ine) Goarding's     8 4
John Irwin Late William Browning's     8 4
John Irwin Late John Call's house     8 4
John Irwin Late John Davice's house     4 2
Mr George Irwin Mrs Button's house & cellar     8 6
Ann Jones Late Philip Cades house     4 2
Edward Jenkins His Sail Loft Himself   4 2
Edward Jenkins Late Richard Wickham's house     8 4
James Jeffery His house in New Street     4 2
Susanna Knill Her house     4 2
Thomas Lewes His house     4 2
Miles Lewes His house     4 2
Archable Long His house Himself   4 2
Esther Lembery Late John Lembery's house     8 4
Esther Lembery Phillis Lang's house     4 2
Esther Lembery A house in Meeting Street     4 2
John Lobbett Late Thomas Clibbett's house in the Western Street Himself   8 4
George Leathern Late Mary Whitsons Himself   12 6
George Leworthy Late Gregory's house Mr Shanks   4 2
John Marsh His estate Henry Gold 1 9 2
John Marsh Elizabeth Shaxson's house Mrs Wickey   8 4
John Marsh Late Catharine Whithair's     4 2
Thomas Nicholls His estate   1 13 4
Thomas Nicholls Thomas Ellis's house     4 2
William Nicholls Late Hugh Courtice's house Himself   4 2
Samuel Pyke Lembery's     8 4
Samuel Pyke Scamps & Willetts     8 4
Samuel Pyke Ellis's Underburrow Himself 2 1 8
Samuel Pyke Middleton's & Gillhouse Himself   16 8
Samuel Pyke Vernams & Masters Meadow     12 6
Samuel Pyke His house     8 4
Samuel Pyke Bone hill William Partridge 1 0 10
Samuel Pyke Staddon Himself 1 13 4
Samuel Pyke Pluddy Meadows     12 6
Samuel Pyke Late Peter White's Estate William Partridge 2 1 8
Samuel Pyke Rosegill     12 6
Samuel Pyke Hill Head Himself   16 8
Phillis Prance Her house     8 4
William Prance Late Robert Prance's house     12 6
John Phillipps His house     4 2
William Prance Late Thomas Prance's house     4 2
Philip Peak His house     4 2
Mrs Punchard Late Hannah Ellis's house Herself   8 4
Mrs Punchard House in Chappel Field Mr Atcheson   4 2
Mr Powel Late Philip Elson's house     4 2
William Partridge Coats   1 0 10
Prudence Rook Her house Herself   8 4
Benjamin Rook His house Himself   8 4
Hannah Rogers Her house Herself   4 2
Hannah Rogers Her new house     4 2
Hannah Rogers Bidna     8 4
Elizabeth Russel Her house Herself   4 2
Benjamin Rook Late Nicholl's house     16 8
John Sarles His house Himself   8 4
John Sarles Part of Docton's Himself   4 2
Mary Strange Her house Herself   4 2
John Strange His house     4 2
Mrs Strange (widow) Her house Herself   8 4
Mrs Strange (widow) Late Rosier's house     4 2
Francis Shaxson His house Himself   4 2
Occupier Elizabeth Shaxson's house in New Street Davey   4 2
Thomas Shaxon Lemmon's Himself   12 6
Thomas Shaxon An estate Underburrow Robert Evans   8 4
  Mary Summerwills house     4 2
Dennis Stephens Late Philip Davey's house     4 2
Dennis Stephens Late Lewes Jones's House     4 2
Dennis Stephens 2 houses in Gaping Street     8 4
Thomas Salmon & Mr Thomas Chappell Late John Parkman's house & Talbats     12 6
Alice Sloley Late Mr Horn's house Herself   4 2
Mr Samuel Tetherly Baples Estate   3 15 0
Joseph Tucker His house in Gaping Street     4 2
Joseph Tucker His house in Chappel Fields Himself   8 4
Occupier Tomouth George Leworthy 2 10 0
Edward Tyer Late George Lembury's house     8 4
Dorothy Vernam Part of Brownings & part of Rogers's Herself   16 8
Richard Vernam His estate William Slader 1 0 10
Richard Vernam His house Himself   12 6
William Williams Late Lembery house     4 2
John Williams Late Philip Cottles house     4 2
Elizabeth Winch Late Susanna Hancock's house     4 2
John Winch Late Stambery's house Himself   4 2
Thomas Wyott Late Fruells     4 2
Thomas Wyott Late Nicholl's house     4 2
  Elizabeth Wyott's house     4 2
Margaret Williams Her house Herself   4 2
Margaret Williams Her new house     4 2
Thomas Young His house Himself   8 4
Thomas Young Late Richard Norman's house     4 2

 

PERSONALS OR STOCK IN TRADE £ s d
Mr Thomas Chappell 0   9   0  
Mr Samuel Tetherly 0 7 0
Mrs Dorothy Vernam 0 7 0
Mrs Joan Chappell 0 7 0
Mrs Elizabeth Hogg 0 7 0
Mr Peter Benson 0 7 0
Mrs Amy Hammett 0 7 0
Mr Richard Vernam 0 7 0
Mrs Punchard 0 8 0
Elizabeth Keymist 0 7 0
Mr Dennis Stephens 0 7 0
Mrs Elizabeth Copner 0 7 0
Miss Elizabeth Hogg 0 5 0
Mr Joseph Tucker 0 5 0
Mr James Pitts 0 5 0
Mr Richard Chapman 0 5 0
William Partridge 0 5 0
Mr John Hooper 0 5 0
TOTAL 6 3 0

 

OFFICERS NAMES £ s d
Mr John Achinson 10 0 0
Mr Samuel Lang 8 0 0
John Parminter 6 0 0
Richard Blackmore 2 8 0
Nathaniel Blackwell 2 8 0
William Colmer 2 8 0
John Triggs 2 8 0
John Hooper 2 8 0
Anthony Reed 2 8 0
William Gittings 2 8 0
James Blackwell 2 8 0
Nathaniel Lilly 2 8 0
John Pine 5 0 0
William Screech 4 0 0
Nicholas Moule 4 0 0
Thomas Sommers Beavans 4 0 0
Richard Nott 4 0 0
Salt Officer 6 0 0
Excise Officer 10 0 0
TOTAL 82 12 0

 

Signed: George Buck, Jas Hamling?, W H Heywood.