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Norfolk: Kilverstone

Land Tax: 1800-22

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 2/28/7 1800 to C/SCD 2/28/28 1821 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.

Other accounts available

           
  
- Land Tax Accounts - 
Payments 1767-68 1781-82 1782-83 1784-85 1796-97
  1797-98 1800-22 1822-33 
  

 

[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 Kilverstone

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
Mr Jno Wright Jacob Whittington Esq.   162     32.8.0     32.8.0       8.2.0
The Revnd Geo Boldero John Green     40       8.0.0       8.0.0       2.0.0
   



      202.0     40.8.0     40.8.0     10.2.0

 

[Signed] John Green - Assessor

[Signed] 10th June 1800
Seen and allowed by all of us
Thos Beevor Junr
J F Franklin
Mg: Gooch


1801 Land Tax - [5th/April/1801 to 5th/April/1802].

           
    Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
John Wright -----   162     32.8.0     32.8.0       8.2.0
The Revnd Geo Boldero -----     40       8.0.0       8.0.0       2.0.0
   



      202.0     40.8.0     40.8.0     10.2.0

 

[Signed] Jacob Whittington Esqr
            John Green

Thos Green - Assessor

[Signed] 23rd June 1801 Seen and allowed by all of us
Wm Lobb
Thos Beevor Junr
Mg: Gooch


1802/3/4 - No changes from 1801


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
The Revd George Boldero -----     40       8.0.0       8.0.0       2.0.0
John Wright -----   162     32.8.0     32.8.0       8.2.0
   



      202.0     40.8.0     40.8.0     10.2.0

 

John Mann - Assessor

9th July 1805 Seen and allowed by all of us
Thos Beevor Junr
Mg: Gooch


1806 Land Tax - No changes from 1805.


1807 - [5th/April/1807 to 5th/April/1808]

               
    Exon Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Boldero George (Clerk) Woodward Bidwell     50       8.0.0        
Wright John Esqr Himself       200     32.8.0     32.8.0       8.2.0

 

John Mann - Assessor

[Note that values for "Rent" appear incorrect although assessments are correct. No totals were given presumably as there was only one payment due.]


1808 to 1820 - No changes from 1807 apart from Assessors names and JP's signing off accounts.


1821 Land Tax - [5th/April/1821 to 5th/April/1822].

               
    Exon Not Exon    
Names of Proprietors Occupiers Value
£
Rent
£.s.d Value
£
Rent
£.s.d YEAR
PAY
£.s.d
QTR
PAY
£.s.d
Boldero George (Clerk) Thomas Perry/P__ny?     40       8.0.0        
Wright John Esquire Himself       162     32.8.0     32.8.0       8.2.0

 

John Mann - Assessor

 

[End of Document]


Notes

  • The Reverend George Boldero took up his post on 13th September 1798 according to the "List of Norfolk Benefices" by "Dawson Turner" published in 1847. He was succeeded by Reverend Thomas Wright on 21st Oct 1822.
  • Rate was at 4s/£1 (of valuation) for the service of all the above years.

See also the Kilverstone parish page.

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January 2016