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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...

Bristol volume in the Hearth Tax Series is launched

7 November 2018

The latest volume in the Hearth Tax Series, compiled by the Hearth Tax Research Centre, and covering Bristol during the late 17th century, was launched at Clifton Cathedral...

City of London U3A-Hearth Tax Centre Shared Learning Project

3 April 2018

This month we feature a guest blog from Peter Cox, group leader of the volunteers undertaking a Shared Learning Project between the University of the Third Age (U3A) and the Hearth...

University of the Third Age and the Hearth Ta

23 January 2018

Our collaborative project with the University of the Third Age is now underway with three groups of volunteers working on Hearth Tax documents. On 9th January in London and 13th January...