Norfolk: Horstead with Stanninghall - 1805-1806 - 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 2/29/9 1806 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, 1805, to the 5th April, 1806, 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 1805.

    Exon Not Exon        
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£.s.d Value
£.s.d Est
Lord Anson Thos Fisk       3   -/14/8        
T H Batcheler Esqr Himself     70 14/1/4        
  Do Wm Lee     37   7/8/4        
Robt Baret Esqr Himself     94 18/19/8        
  Do Chris[topher] Grix     16   3/5/-        
  Do Saml Utting       8   1/15/-        
Thos Blake Esqr Himself     34   6/17/6        
Revd Ch Grape D.D. Do Rectory 48   9/12/4            
Willm Gedge Himself   9   1/16/-            
Siday Hawes Thos Ewing     15   3/-/4        
Willm Hilling Edw Pank       3   -/13/4        
Sir Roger Kerrison Saml Utting 74 14/16/10            
Wm Oakes Himself       9   1/18/6        
Lord Suffield Geo Barber     112 22/11/4        
  Do Thos Read       9   1/16/4        
H. P. Watts Esqr Wm Baker?     72 14/10/10        
  Do Himself     21   4/6/4        
  Do Spooner Nash     22   4/10/-        
  Do Robt Watts? (*)     -/16/8   -/3/4        
City of Norwich Wm Gedge   7   1/8/10            



[End of Document]


  • The quality of the fiche is very poor.
  • There is also a Robert Worts paying rates in 1805.
  • The rate of taxation does not seem to equate to 4/- per pound?

See also the Horstead with Stanninghall parish page.

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January 2010