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East Sussex Window and House Tax Assessments 1747 by Roger Davey
published by Sussex Record Society in 2006
 
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Content

Preface  
Ashburnham 1
Battle 2
Beckley 3
Bexhill 4
Bodiam 5
Brede 6
Brightling 7
Burwash 8
Catsfield 9
Chiddingly 10
Crowhurst 11
Dallington 12
Etchingham 13
Ewhurst 14
Fairlight 15
Fletching 16
East Grinstead 17
Guestling 18
East Guldeford 19
[Hastings] Castle 20
Heathfield 21
Herstmonceux 22
Hollington 23
Hooe 24
Icklesham 25
Iden 26
Lindfield 27
Mayfield 28
Mountfield 29
Ninfield 30
Ore 31
Peasmarsh 32
Penhurst 33
Pett 34
Playden 35
Salehurst 36
Sedlescombe 37
Ticehurst 38
Udimore 39
Wadhurst 40
Waldron 41
Warbleton 42
Wartling 43
Westfield 44
Whatlington 45
Withyham 46


 
No. of Lights£s.d.
MAYFIELD
 
(Sums for houses in Town Quarter with ten or more windows include 2s 0d for House Tax; 2s 0d assessments are for House Tax only)
 
 
Town Quarter
 
 Baker, Michael, esquire, for his house 62340
  ditto, for the Place 25170
  ditto, and for late Drinkers 301120
 Baker, Mr Samuel, for his house 291110
 Baker, Mr George, for Madam Hoopers House 281100
 Maynard, Doctor, for Mr George Baker's 19 163
 Dungate, Mr Richard 19 163
 Hooper, Madam - 20
 Godman, The Rev Mr John, for the vicarridge, empty 30   
 Wood, Mrs, for her house 14 90
 Sands, Mr William, for Gilletts house 13 86
 Read, Mr Alexander, for his house 23150
 Beal, Benjamin, for Mr Shorts house 16 140
 Moon, John, for Mr Sawyers house 19 163
 Batchelor, Henry, for Mr Downhall's 13 86
 Mascall, Thomas, for his house 13 86
 Foster, John, for Mascals house 11 76
 Duke, widow, for Langham's house 17 149
 Fenner, Andrew 17 149
 Igglesden, ?, for Watson house 13 86
 Marchant, John, for his house 14 90
 Sisley, Nicholas, for Claytons 14 90
 Neves, Joseph, for Cramsden 14 90
 Bridger, John, for Pages 13 86
 Fuller, Mrs, for her house 17 149
 Moon, Mr Thomas, for his house 18 156
 Callis, widow, for the Oake 291110
 Baker, Mr Robert 14 90
 Gallett, Henry, for the Pound House 19 163
 Beal, Joseph, for his house 12 80
 Durrant, Mrs 15 113
 Wood, Mrs, for Ellis - 20
 Hoadly, William, for Esq Baker's house - 20
 Westover, William, for late Mr Shorts - 20
 Ovenden, William, for his house - 20
 Jarrett, John, for Mr Rideout's house - 20
 Kent, John, for Esq. Baker's - 20
 Eastwood, John, for Esq Baker's - 20
 Bassett, William, for his house - 20
 Dunmoll, Mrs - 20
 Wilmshurst, Thomas - 20
*Callis, widow, for Miss (sic) - 20
* ditto, for Elderridges - 20
 Chapman, Edward, for Wallis - 20
 Ashdown, Nicholas, for Ashdown's - 20
*Walter, Andrew, for Mr Younge's - 20
 Dann, Thomas, for William Bassetts - 20
 
Very Poor
 
 Hammond, Mrs, for her house 14 90
 Freeman, Simon, for Mr Downhalls 11 76
 Bushnell, Edward, for Watsons 10 70
 Parker, Stephen, sr, relieved 13 86
 Burgess, John, for Mr Young house 11 76
 
Five Ash Quarter
 
(All houses in Five Ash Quarter were additionally charged 2s 0d for House Tax)
 
 Apsley, Esq and)    
 Alchorn, Thomas)68380
 Edwards, Mr John 301100
 Day, Mr Richard 29190
 Fry, John 24140
 Briant, John 14 70
 Gillham, William 14 70
 Moon, Joseph 14 70
 Snatt, Thomas 9   
 Moon, John 12 60
 Hemsly, John 13 66
 Dobble, William 19 143
 Weston, William 14 70
 Wicker, Thomas 9   
 Clark, Samuel 9   
 Ashdown, Nicholas 11 56
 Hoadly, John 9   
 Marchant, William 8   
 Russell, Mrs 18 136
 ? [Duplock], widow 9   
 Eastwood, John 9   
 Stevens, Moses 9   
 Eastwood, James 14 70
 Moor, Roger 14 70
 Piper, Richard 9   
 Moon, Thomas, Croustes 13 66
 Eastwood, Thomas 14 70
 Sanders, Richard 9   
 Briant, John 9   
 Moon, Robert 9   
 Piper, Thomas 9   
 Wood, James 9   
 Gorring, Edward 9   
 Gaston, James 9   
 Burnell, Thomas 8   
 Hook, Richard 14 70
 Paine, Richard 14 70
 Wood, Stephen 19 143
 Coleman, John 9   
 Henly, William 14 140
 Goodman, Edward 9   
 Fetherstone, widow 9   
 Marchant, John 9   
 Fenner, Thomas 9   
 Richardson, James 9   
 Fry, John, smith 9   
 Stephens, Henry 11 56
 Dan, Thomas 9   
 Wallnut, Benjamin 16 120
 Beale, John 9   
 Ford, John 9   
 Duplock, John 9   
 Luff, Richard 9   
 Hyder, William 9   
 Brooker, David 9   
 Marlen, John 9   
 Tester, William 9   
 Jenner, Richard 9   
 Nele, Mr Richard 14 70
 Duplock, Thomas 9   
 ?, John 9   
 Bridger, Robert, poor 9   
 Brooker, Edward, poor 9   
 Moon, William, poor 9   
 Ashdown, William, poor 9   
 Fry, Thomas, poor 9   
 
TOTAL49126
Signed by John Marchant, John Fry
 
 
Index -
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

Keall, William16
Kedwell, John26
Kedwell, Thomas37
Kellet, Thomas2
Kelsie, Robert16
Kember, Jane17
Kember, John17
  ditto17
Kember, widow, &16
Kemp, Charles38
Kemp, George40
Kemp, Henry41
Kemp, Henry or21
Kemp, John, for Goldsmiths41
Kemp, Lawrence38
  ditto38
Kemp, Mr Anthony1
Kemp, Richard36
Kempton, John, poor27
Kennard, Mr34
Kent, John, for Esq. Baker's28
Kent, William17
Kenward, John16
Kenward, Mr16
Kenward, Nicholas8
  ditto16
Kenward, William, poor27
Kersby, Mr John35
Kerwin, Thomas41
Keyley, widow, poor8
Kid, Samuel15
Kidd, Richard44
Kileck, Thomas, his house12
Kilner, Richard17
Kine, Edward40
Kine, James38
Kine, James, for Mr Cooke38
King, Edward3
King, George4
King, James42
King, John14
  ditto43
King, Thomas8
  ditto30
  ditto40
King, William, poor8
Knap, Richard42
Kneves, Henry3
Knight, Arthur21
Knight, Arthur, or21
Knight, Arthur, sr, for a house let21
Knight, Elizabeth, poor27
Knight, John, &16
Knight, Richard, poor27
Knight, Thomas45
Knight, William, Poundsford House8