Norfolk: Horstead with Stanninghall -


1800-1801 - Land Tax

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 2/29/3 1800 and also on microform] is one of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in Taverham Hundred.

Other accounts available

- Churchwardens' Accounts -  
Rates 1726 1739-41 1757-58 1775-76 1803-05
Payments 1724-37 1737-61 1765-77 1779-1803  
- Land Tax Accounts -  
Payments 1800-01 1805-06  


[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. Note also that the majority of the values have not been done for this year.

  • 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"

Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Horstead with Stanninghall

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.

    Exon Not Exon        
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£.s.d Value
£.s.d Est
Geo Anson Esqr Thos F__? (Fisk?)                
T H Batcheler Esqr Himself                
  Do Wm Lee                
Robt Baret Esqr Robt Baret Junr                
  Do Christopher Grix                
  Do Robt Burgess                
  Do Wm _?                
Thos Blake Esqr Himself                
J? R Dashwood Esqr Saml Utting                
Revd Cha Grape D.D. Rectory 48   9/12/4            
Wm Gedge Himself   9   1/16/-            
Siday Hawes Himself                
  Do Thos Ewing                
Wm Oakes Himself                
Lord Suffield Geo Barber                
  Do John Seaman                
John Seily Edw Pank                
H. P. Watts Esqr Wm Oakes                
  Do Himself                
  Do Spooner Nash                
  Do Robt Watts                
City of Norwich Wm Gedge                

May 17th 1800
Allowed by us
John Day       J__? Harvey


[End of Document]


  • In other rate documents the following alternative spellings have been seen which appear to refer to the same people/places:-
  • The quality of the fiche is very poor.

See also the Horstead with Stanninghall parish page.

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January 2010