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Norfolk: Hargham

Land Tax: 1800-12

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 2/28/17 1800 to C/SCD 2/28/28 1811 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.

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  1800-12 1812-33      
           

 

[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.

  • Names of Proprietors = "Names of Proprietors
                                          Listed Alphabetically"
  • Value = "Valuation"
  • Exon = "Sums assessed & exonerated"
  • Not Exon = "Sums assessed & not exonerated"
  • Estate = "Sums assessed of PERSONAL ESTATES STOCK"
  • OFF = "Sums assessed of OFFICES ANNUAL AMOUNT"
  • YEAR PAY = "TOTAL of YEARLY PAYMENTS"
  • QTR PAY = "QUARTERLY PAYMENTS"

1800 Land Tax.

Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Hargham

An Assessment for one Year, from the 5th April, 1800, to the 5th April, 1801, 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 1800.

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.

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Mrs Mary Hare for Herself   24.0.0   4.16.0   4.16.0   1.4.0
  Ditto Mattw Bowles   100.0.0   20.0.0   20.0.0   5.0.0
  Ditto Robt Roper   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
  Ditto Richd Bowles   8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd Mr Lobb for the Rectory Robt Roper   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 

[Signed] Matthew Bowles - Assessor

[Signed] Seen and allowed all of us
Thos Beevor Junr
___? Franklin
___? Gooch


1801 Land Tax - no changes from 1800.


1802 - [5th/April/1802 to 5th/April/1803]

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Mrs Mary Hare for Herself   24.0.0   4.16.0   4.16.0   1.4.0
  Ditto Matthew Bowles   100.0.0   20.0.0   20.0.0   5.0.0
  Ditto Stephen Bowles   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
Thomas Beevor Esqr Richd Bowles   8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd Wm Lobb for the Rectory Stephen Bowles   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 


1803 Land Tax - No changes from 1802.


1804 Land Tax as 1803 except has "For the Rectory" with no name (see Notes) for a proprietor.


1805 - [5th/April/1805 to 5th/April/1806]

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Mrs Mary Hare for Herself   24.0.0   4.16.0   4.16.0   1.4.0
  Ditto Matthew Bowles   100.0.0   20.0.0   20.0.0   5.0.0
  Ditto Stephen Bowles   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
Thomas Beevor Esqr Richd Bowles   8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd Geo(rge) Beevor for the Rectory Stephen Bowles   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 

Matthew Bowles - Assessor


1806/7/8/9/10 Land Tax - No changes from 1805.


1811 - [5th/April/1811 to 5th/April/1812]

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Mary Hare for Herself   24.0.0   4.16.0   4.16.0   1.4.0
  Ditto Matthew Bowles   100.0.0   20.0.0   20.0.0   5.0.0
  Ditto Stephen Bowles   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
Thomas Beevor Esqr Richd Bowles   8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd R F Elwin for the Rectory Stephen Bowles   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 

Matthew Bowles - Assessor

[Signed]Allowed by :- ___brid_?
___? Hunt
Chas Dunham

 

[End of Document]


Notes

  • Hugh Hare (born 23/Feb/1730) of Hargham Hall was buried in Hargham church in May 1800 aged 70 years. Anne his daughter and sole heiress married Thomas Beevor in Aug 1795.
  • The Rector of Hargham from 11th Oct 1769 until October 1804 (died aged 75 years) was the Reverend William Lobb (according to the "List of Norfolk Benefices" by "Dawson Turner" published in 1847). The Patron of the Living in 1769 was Hugh Hare.
  • Mr Lobb was succeeded by George Beevor on 3rd Oct 1804 until July 1810. George Beevor married Jane Branthwayt in 1791 and he died in 1810. The Patron of the Living in 1804 was his nephew Thomas Beevor. George Beevor was the brother of Thomas Beevor of Hethel (1st Baronet created 1784) who died 1814.
  • The Reverend Robert Fountaine Elwin took up his post on 14th July 1810.

See also the Hargham parish page.

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December 2015