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Hatfield Tax Records

24 November 2022

Author: Preeti Naidoo Blog Editor: Louise Baldwin Upon close examination of the tax records from 1663 for the town of Hatfield, located in Hertfordshire, one can deduce the socio-economic...

The Norfolk Hearth Tax Exemption Certificates

17 August 2022

By Peter Seaman Exemptions Students of the hearth tax will know that when the tax was first imposed in 1662, certain householders were allowed to be exempt because of poverty,...

Mapping the Hearth Ta

13 May 2022

Mike Shand GIS Cartographer and Honorary Research Fellow School of Geographical & Earth Sciences University of Glasgow

Hilmorton Hearth Ta

16 April 2021

At the time of the Hearth Tax Hillmorton was a parish in the Rugby District of the Knightlow Hundred in the County of Warwickshire.  Sources Hearth Tax returns were photographed...