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Norfolk: Hargham

Land Tax: 1812-33

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.


This Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference C/SCD 2/28/19 1812 and also on microform] is one of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in Shropham Hundred.

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[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"

Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Hargham

An Assessment for one Year, from the 5th April, 1812, to the 5th April, 1813, 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 1812.

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.


1812/13 no changes from 1811 Land Tax


1814 - [5th/April/1814 to 5th/April/1815]

           
    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
Sir Thomas Beevor Bart 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

 


1815 Land Tax - No change from 1814.


1816 - [5th/April/1816 to 5th/April/1817]

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Sir Thomas Beevor Bart Stephen Bowles   100.0.0   20.0.0   20.0.0   5.0.0
  Ditto William Saunders   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
  Ditto John Bowles   24.0.0   4.16.0   4.16.0   1.4.0
  Ditto Richard Bowles     8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd R F Elwin for the Rectory William Saunders   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 


1817/18/19/20 Land Tax - No changes from 1816.

1821 - [5th/April/1821 to 5th/April/1822]

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Lady Beevor Sir Thomas B. Beevor   124.0.0   20.16.0   20.16.0   6.4.0
  Ditto William Saunders   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
  Ditto Richard Bowles     8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd R F Elwin for the Rectory William Saunders   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 

William Saunders - Assessor

10th May 1821
Allowed by us     J S? Bird
John Wright
J France?

1822 - [5th/April/1822 to 5th/April/1823]

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Mrs Hare Sir Thomas B. Beevor   124.0.0   20.16.0   20.16.0   6.4.0
  Ditto William Saunders   70.0.0   14.0.0   14.0.0   3.10.0
  Ditto Richard Bowles   8.0.0   1.12.0   1.12.0   0.8.0
The Revd R F Elwin for the Rectory William Saunders   28.0.0   5.12.0   5.12.0   1.8.0
     


      £  46.0.0 £  46.0.0 £  11.10.0

 


1823 to 1827 Land Tax - No changes from 1822.

1828 Land Tax
The "Proprietors" name was given as "Mrs Ann Hare" as against just "Mrs Hare".

1829 to 1832 Land Tax - No changes from 1822.

 

[End of Document]


Notes

  • Beevor family
    • Thomas Beevor :-
      Born 1753, married Anne (born 1774) daughter of Hugh and Mary Hare in Aug 1795, succeeded his father as 2nd Baronet in Feb 1814 and died in December 1820.
    • Thomas Branthwayt Beevor (b. 1798 the son of above Thomas and Anne (nee Hare) Beevor) succeeded his father as 3rd Baronet in Dec 1820.
  • After the death of Thomas the 2nd Baronet in 1820 the land is shown as being owned by his widow "Lady Beevor" who was Anne Hare.
  • In Whites 1836 directory it says all the land was owned by Sir Thomas Branthwaite (sic) Beevor, Bart. who resides at the Hall and lists only one farmer called "William Saunders". The Rate assessment for 1836 lists others actually farming the land.
  • The will of Mary Hare, Widow of Hargham Hall is dated April 1816. She died aged 76 years and was buried 24/Dec/1815 at Hargham.
  • The Rector was Robert Fountaine Elwin.
  • Matthew Bowles was buried at Hargham on 24/June/1815 aged 70 years.
  • William Saunders (of Snetterton) married Rebecca Bowles (daughter of a Matthew and Mary Bowles) by licence with consent of parents at Hargham on 3/May/1815.

See also the Hargham parish page.

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December 2015