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Hearth Tax The Hearth Tax was an attempt to tax people according to their wealth, working on the principle that the wealthier they were the more hearth’s they would have in their home. The tax and variants were in existence for several decades but records for Powerstock only exist for It was often found that people had stopped up. Hearth Tax for Somerset, Copied from the Original Rolls in the Public Harry Galloway Publishing, - Somerset (England) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1. Section 2. Section 3. 8 other sections. 11 - Hearth Tax Returns 70 - Charitable Trusts, Accounts of appointed its own coroner under the Municipal Corporations Act of and there were separate coroners for Warwick and Sutton Coldfield also. Under an Order in Council of 16th March , the District boundaries were re-drawn and the Southern District was re-named the South. This is a transcription of a transcription of the Hearth Tax returns for Gerrans & St Anthony. The hearth tax was introduced in England and Wales in to provide a regular source of income for the newly restored monarch, King Charles II. Parliament had accepted in that the King required an annual income of £ million to run the country.
Produced by the Hearth Tax Centre, University of Surrey Roehampton and the British Record Society in association with county record societies. ISBN (BRS) (NRS) (BRS) (NRS) Browse related items. Start at call number: DAN59 N85 V The Hearth Tax was levied between and on each householder according to the number of hearths in the dwelling. The tax was introduced in England and Wales by the government of Charles II. Window Tax was a tax on windows or similar openings, levied from until it was abolished in Sutton Coldfield was the focus of national attention in when a young woman named Mary Ashford was found murdered in the town. She had been attending a party in Erdington on the evening of 26 May ,  and had left with Abraham Thornton and her friend Hannah Cox, who left Mary and Abraham.  The following morning, her body was recovered from a water-filled pit by Penns Lane, Erdington. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.
The system of collection and the difficulties encountered are related by Howell (Hearth Tax Returns #7 inShort Guides to Records edited by Lionel M. Munby), Pearl (Parish Sources. Part I Hearth Tax: The Census of the 17th Century. Family Tree Magazine Vol. 7 #5, page , ), Rosewarne (Hearth Tax Full text of "History of the forest and chase of Sutton Coldfield, including the border districts of Great Barr, Perry ton, Curdworth, Wishaw, Middleton, Drayton, Weeford, and . If you live in the Sutton Coldfield area we can prepare your tax return for personal tax self assessment on your behalf and advise on the appropriate payments on account to make. If there is an enquiry into your tax return, we will assist you in answering any queries HMRC may have. Sutton Coldfield was the focus of national attention in when a young woman named Mary Ashford was found murdered in the town. She had been attending a party in Erdington on the evening of 26 May ,  and had left with Abraham Thornton and her friend Hannah Cox, who left Mary and Abraham.  The following morning, her body was recovered from a water-filled pit by Penns Lane.