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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.
WADHURST
 
Bivelham Quarter
 
(sums for houses in this quarter with ten or more windows include 2s 0d for House Tax; 2s 0d assessments are for House Tax only)
 
 Tompsett, James, Scrag Oak 15 133
  one part of Scrag Oake is pulled down to be new built     
 Wickham, John, Great Snap 19 163
 Two houses at Little Snap empty:     
  first one 16   
  the other house 5   
 Newington, John, Hightowne 301120
 Mabb, widow, Lodghill 9 20
 Underhill, John, Wenburns 9 20
 Duplock, Mrs, Church Settle 16 140
 Bones, -, for Mrs Duplockes house 9 20
 Noakes, John, Warland 19 163
 Akhurst, Thomas, Cruches 9 20
 Akhurst, Thomas, late Briants 9 20
 Clark, Mr, Comb 14 90
 Tamkin, William, Shippenhurst 9 20
 Playsted, Samuel, Crittalls 9 20
 Sands, John 14 90
 Collins, Richard, for Darbys 9 20
 Bengs, -, for Harrisons 9 20
 Heathfield, Jeremiah 14 90
 Hammand, George 14 90
 Collings, John 14 90
 Smith, Robert 14 90
 Baker, Thomas 9 20
 Hack, -, Oryels 9 20
*Bellingham, William, Tompsett, Mr 9   
*Pantry, -, widow Swiftes house 9   
 Vigor, widow, house empty 9   
 
Riseden Quarter
 
(all houses in this quarter were additionally charged 2s 0d for House Tax)
 
 Comber, Mr Richard 19 143
 Hackings, Thomas 9   
 Ackhurst, Thomas 9   
 Ackhurst, William 9   
 Whatly, John 14 70
 Weston, William 9   
*Wicker, Walter 9   
*Read, William, apeers as cottiges 9   
 Luck, Edward 14 70
 Pettet, Joseph 9   
 Albons, Thomas 9   
 Wood, John 8   
 Russell, Christopher 9   
 Bones, Joseph 9   
 Russell, Stephen 9   
 Bassett, John 9   
 Wickens, Thomas 9   
 Pratt, George 9   
 
Cousley Wood Quarter
 
(sums for houses in this quarter with ten or more windows include 2s 0d for House Tax; 2s 0d assessments are for House Tax only)
 
 Smith, Mrs 26180
 Everris, Edward 9 20
 Turner, Mr 22140
 Diprose, John 9 20
 Swift, Richard 16 140
 Budd, John 8 20
 Hope, Thomas 9 20
 Luck, Mr Richard 14 90
 Beng, Mrs 14 90
 Tye, Thomas 9 20
 Swift, John 9 20
 Ballard, John 9 20
 Apps, John 9 20
 Stevenson, widow 9 20
 Nash, John 9 20
 Wood, Mr Richard 19 163
 Smith, John 19 163
 Blunden, Mr Richard 341160
 Baker, John 9 20
 Cheapman, Edward 9 20
 Stevens, Richard 9 20
 Clifton, James, jr 6 20
 Mapeden, Mr Richard 9 20
 Marquick, James 9 20
 Will, Mr Frosty 5 20
 Budd, widow 7 20
 Roggers, Robert 9 20
 Latter, Richard 9 20
 Mantelow, John 9 20
 Monk, Joseph 9 20
 Relfe, William 9 20
 Brisenden, Richard 9 20
 Brisenden, John 9 20
 Kemp, George 9 20
*Botten, Thomas 7   
 Diprose, John, empty -   
 Burgis, Samuel 9 20
*Diprose, William 9 20
 Clifton, James, sr 9 20
 
Faircrouch Quarter
 
(all houses in this quarter were additionally charged 2s 0d for House Tax)
 
 Masters, John 9   
 Lambard, Edward 18 136
 Beal, Robert 8   
 Cheesman, Ann 9   
 Clifton, Thomas 8   
 Wood, William 6   
 Walter, Thomas 10 50
 Selling, Edward 4   
 Ackhurst, John 9   
 Jeffary, John 9   
 Luck, Thomas 14 70
 Yeomans, John 9   
 Pamer, William 5   
 Burgis, John 9   
 Crowhurst, John 9   
 Jarritt, Henry 9   
 Winder, John 9   
 Baulduck, Daniel 9   
 Bassett, Thomas 7   
 Furman, William 9   
 Rogers, James 9   
 Foule, Mr 19 143
 Botten, Thomas 9   
 Hackens, Christopher, poor 9   
 Pack, Thomas 14 70
 Swatlands, late, empty -   
 Beal, William 9   
 Hackings, Thomas, jr 9   
 Baulduck, John 8   
 Kine, Edward 9   
 Brattle, Richard 9   
 Court [inserted] 31   
 Piggott, Mr (`court 31 : 3') 341140
 King, Thomas 14 70
 Funnel, William 8   
 Moon, Joseph 8   
 Apps, James 9   
 Pavey, Thomas 14 70
 Bassett, John 9   
 
Week Quarter
 
(all houses in this quarter were additionally charged 2s 0d for House Tax)
 
 Rochester, Henry 9   
 Backer, William 9   
 Baulduck, William 9   
 Appes, late, empty -   
 Monk, Samuel 14 70
 Martten, John 9   
 Clark, William 9   
 Martten, Samuel 9   
 Martten, James 9   
 Wood, Thomas 14 70
 Howel, William 14 70
 Smith, widow 9   
 Woodgate, John 9   
 Barham, William 8   
 Bellingham, Francis 14 70
 Bristed, Ezekiel 9   
 Swift, George 9   
 Ballard, William 9   
 Ballard, John 9   
 Sands, John 8   
 Baulden, John 9   
 Burgis, Thomas 9   
 Inge, Nathaniel 14 70
 Clifton, Richard 9   
 Gutsell, John 8   
 Harmer, William 8   
 Lambards, late, empty -   
 Underdown, Daniel 9   
 Rochester, William 9   
 Egles, Mr 62320
 
Town Quarter
 
(sums for houses in this quarter with ten or more windows include 2s 0d for House Tax; 2s 0d assessments are for House Tax only)
 
 Baker, Mr Thomas 19 163
 Winder, John 9 20
 Inge, Mr John 19 163
 Legas, Mr John 42240
 Balducks, Edward 8 20
 Summers, John 13 86
 Attwood, Thomas 7 20
 Summers, Suanah (sic) 8 20
 Freeman, Mr Thomas 13 86
 Blunden, Edward 9 20
 Bush, Mr Samuel 301120
 Playsted, Mr William 14 90
 Wickham, John 8 20
 Wickham, Thomas 9 20
 Hunt, Mr Thomas 14 90
 Mabb, Jacob 9 20
 Conney, Mr Stephen 18 156
 Patey, Mr Thomas 19 163
 Besbeech's, late, empty -   
 Hunts, Mr Thomas, school house 9 20
 Wickham, William 9 20
 Wallis, Samuel 9 20
 Shorte, Mr Darrill 38200
 Bellingham, Thomas 14 90
 Laugham, Mr John 14 90
 Newington, Mr Joseph 19 163
 Swift, widow 14 90
 Dickenson, John 14 90
 Smith, Richard 14 90
 Holback, Isaac 9 20
 Ivils, Thomas 9 20
 Wykes, Mrs 9 20
 Playsted, Cooper 9 20
 Duplick, Samuel 13 86
 Turrill, Francis 8 20
 Laker, William 9 20
 Chapman, widow 6 20
 Plumer, Mrs 12 80
 Wickham, late, empty -   
 Puxty, Samuel 9 20
 Puxty, Mr Joseph 311130
 Burgis, Mr, the Great House 281100
 Saunders, Mr Nicholas 19 163
 Weelers, late, empty -   
 Vigor, Thomas 13 86
 Weeler, Thomas 9 20
 Burgis, Mr Edward 19 163
 Playsted, late William, empty -   
 Mabb, Edward 9 20
 Bateup, Thomas 9 20
 Groves, widow 9 20
 Denby, Mrs 9 20
 Playsted, Samuel 14 90
 Luck, Mr John 18 156
 Fr[a]ncis, Mr William 14 90
 Eliott, John 9 20
 Spenc, Mr Robert 14 90
 Wyle, John 9 20
 Balduck, William 7 20
 Playsted, John 9 20
 Saunders, Mrs Mary 9 20
 Muddle, John 14 90
 
TOTAL6306
Assessors:
 
John Newington, Thomas Vigor, Samuel Playsted
 
Collectors:
 
William Howell, John Bassett
 
 
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

Eade, John, poor27
Earle, John17
Eason, John41
Eason, Richard 4
East, Richard27
Eastland, John1
Eastland, Richard1
Easton, John25
Easton, Samuel, Allens2
Easton, Thomas18
Easton, widow2
Easton, William, Whatlington2
Eastwood, James28
Eastwood, John28
Eastwood, John, for Esq Baker's28
Eastwood, Thomas28
Eastwood, William, Tersses8
Eaton, widow, poor8
Edmuns, John, off4
Edward Down's46
Edward Jenners46
Edward Tapsels or occupier46
Edwards, Ann17
Edwards, Henry22
Edwards, John17
  ditto17
  ditto22
Edwards, John, for Friends or occupier46
Edwards, John, for Geo Edwards or occupier46
Edwards, John, for Gosling41
Edwards, John, for Staces or occupier46
Edwards, John, for the house he dwells in46
Edwards, Mr John28
Edwards, Mr, or21
Edwards, widow, poor8
Edwards, William, jr46
Egles, Mr40
Eldridge, John2
Eldridge, John, and22
Eldridge, Nicholas2
Eldridge, Richard, Nether.2
Elfick, Robert4
Eliott, John40
Elitt, John37
Ellery, John17
Elliot, Alexander42
Elliott, Joseph, poor8
Elliott, Thomas2
Ellis, Anthony17
  ditto46
Ellis, Henry, for John Plumers House10
Ellis, John1
Ellis, Mr John8
Ellis, Mr William8
Ellis, Mrs & Norden, Mr8
Ellis, Samuel, for his house33
Elliss, Henry10
Elmore, John17
Elphick, John , jr10
Elphick, John, sr10
Elphick, Samuel22
Elphick, Thomas10
Elphick, William, late Breach8
Elphicks & Tanners8
Elvy, John17
Elyett, Thomas38
Elyot, Henry38
Elyot, John38
English, Matthew44
English, Richard31
Esqires, Alexander (Land Tax: `Squier')38
Evans's46
Evenden, John23
Evenden, Thomas6
  ditto11
Evenden, widow22
Everden, Thomas42
Everest, Edward46
Everest, John46
Everest, William17
Everist, Thomas, poor27
Evernden, John42
Evernden, widow, or12
Everris, Edward40
Eversfield, Sir Charles, bart, for his house and lights (empty)20
Eversfield, Sir Charles, for the shepard house23
Eversfield, Thomas2
Exoll, Isaac3
Eyles, Anthony, Hoods Corner12