Norfolk: Salthouse - 1801-02 - 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 2/22/9 1801 and also on microform] is one of the Norfolk Quarter Sessions Land Tax Assessments which are arranged by divisions this one being in Holt Hundred.

Other accounts available

- Churchwardens' Accounts - 
- Overseers' Accounts - 
- Land Tax Accounts - 

[The Salthouse History website (linked from the village page) contains more information on many of the above topics]

[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"

The following 4 columns although present on the original have not been transcribed.

  • Estate = "Sums assessed of PERSONAL ESTATES STOCK"
  • OFF = "Sums assessed of OFFICES ANNUAL AMOUNT"

Norfolk to Wit
For the Parish of Salthouse

An Assessment for one Year, from the 5th April, 1801, to the 5th April, 1802, 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 1801.

  ExonNot Exon
Names of ProprietorsOccupiersValue
Bunting Anneherself
Cranefield Johnhimself
Coston Johnhimself
George Wm Clk for RectoryWidow Spence
Grey Isaac----
Hipkins George Bussee & othersJohn Johnson & Robt Seaman
Hardy Eleanor WidowJohn Proudfoot
Hardy William JunrJohn Jorden
Howard WidowPeter Burton
Keymer Robt for late Abrahamshimself
Keymer Robt for late Danielshimself
Lewis Mary Widowherself
Lound William for landhimself
Do his ownHimself? & Thos Matthews
Purdy Thomas for his ownhimself37.1.811.8.4  
Do for late Lewis'shimself3.  
Do for Sharmanshimself0.  
Do for Mitchellshimself2.  
Do for Lynnshimself1.  
Do for late Piggshimself1.  
Parsons Johnhimself
Smith JohnJames Edwards
Spence Johnhimself
Taylor JohnWilliam Dix1.  
Zurishaddai Girdlestone EsqrThomas Rudd Breame
Purdy Alicehereself


W Mash? }
John Johnson     }



[End of Document]


  • In other rate documents the following alternative spellings have been seen which appear to refer to the same people/places:-
  • Thomas Purdy and John Taylor had paid 15*Yearly rate so that no more tax was payable on the two blocks of land.

See also the Salthouse parish page.

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2010