Norfolk: Salthouse - 1762 - Churchwardens' Rate


Salthouse raised money at various times, to either support its poor (from the Overseers' Rate) or to pay for other parish expenses (from the Churchwardens' Rate). This rate was levied on the occupiers (who may not have owned the land) and based upon the value of the property (which was usually a rental valuation). Both occupiers and owners are found living in and outside the parish.

For more information on these records see the Parish Accounts page.

This is one item from a Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 23/11 and microform MF 1625/6 (Page 156)] containing the Churchwardens' accounts book for 1742-1813.

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]

A Rate made by the Churchwardens and with the Consent of the Chief Inhabitants for & towards the Repairs of the Church at 3d per [£].

April 3rd 1762

[Occupiers' Names]  £  sd
Mr Purdey for the Lords & fould Cost   2  5
  Do for Fosters    3
Mr Starling for Mrs Murberleys 1111½
  Do for Leveringtons   1  6
Mr Long for Hardies 12  3
Henry Stanforth for Hall's  11
  Do for Dawneys   4  7½
  Do for Robt Stanforth's   1  3
  Do for his Malthouse    1½
  Do for Poulters   310
  Do for Marthamans    2¼
  Do for Hamblings   2  -
  Do for Peter Abrahams  10½
  Do for John Stanforth's    8¼
  Do for John Abrahams   1  5
  Do for Burtons }
  Do for Bainbrig } now Pratts
Peter Abraham for his Own    3
Richd Mayham    3
Fenn Lewis for Fenns    6½
  Do for Goats    6
  Do for Mideltons    9
Wm Heribin for Walkers    4½
Mrs Chaplin for Williamsons    4½
  Do for her Own    3
  Do for Tho: Seam's  10
Thos Bunton for Goats    6
Mr Casson for Normans    3
Mr Colls for Southgates    5¼
Mrs Maries for Coll's    6
Mr Lown for May's    7
  Do for John Jarvis    1½
  Do for Marshalls    4½
Mary Pigg for Duns    3
Edm Wite    3
Mr Howard    3
Thos Griggs for Buckmans    3
Wm Cuper for Willsons    3
Hin:y [Henry] Pile    2¼
F Massingham for Spantons    3
Out Dwellers   
Mr Warnes   1  -
  Ditto for Bullards    7½
  Ditto for Newmans    7½
By Rate  215  3
Old Stock  21810½
   514  1½



[End of Document]


  • In other rate documents the following alternative spellings have been seen which appear to refer to the same people/places:-
    Buckman/Buckenham, Cuper/Cooper, Dun/Dunn, Hambling/Hembling, Hardies/Hardy, Purdey/Purdy.

See also the Salthouse parish page.

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January 2010