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St Botolph Aldersgate: Women Printers and Booksellers in 1666

15 April 2019

The second blog in our series from the work of University of the Third Age members participating in the Shared Learning Project with the British Academy Hearth Tax Project, Centre for...

Hearth Tax U3A Project Blog Series

25 March 2019

The British Academy Hearth Tax Project, Centre for Hearth Tax Research and the University of the Third Age ran a Shared Learning Project through 2018. U3A members used hearth tax returns...

New Hearth Tax Website

13 March 2019

Hearth Tax Digital – an exciting new website has been launched by the University of Roehampton’s  Centre for Hearth Tax Research in partnership with the University...

St Bride Fleet Street and the 1666 Hearth Ta

21 January 2019

In 2014 the British Hearth Tax Project published the 1666 hearth tax return for London and Middlesex. My PhD studies are focused on plague and the poor in early modern London and this...