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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.
WITHYHAM
 
(sums for houses with ten or more windows include 2s 0d for House Tax; 2s 0d assessments are for House Tax only)
 
 
Blackham Side
 
 Spencer, Joseph, jr 19 163
 Harrison, John 18 156
 Hall, John 19 163
 Mills, Mr Thomas, for Long Grange 24160
 Mills, Mr Thomas, for Little Summerford 9 20
 Mills, Mr Thomas, for Piggots 9 20
 Spencer, Joseph, sr, for Waters's 9 20
  more, for Evans's 9 20
  more, for Hale 13 86
 Ovenden, William, for Blackham Court 19 163
  more, for William Goulds 9 20
 Marshall, widow 14 90
 Burfoot, Christopher, or occupier 9 20
 Peerless, John, for Willetts 14 90
  more, for Edward Down's 9 20
  more, for Henry Ryes 9 20
 Moon, John 9 20
 Everest, John 9 20
 Gaynsford, Robert 9 20
 Bartlett, Richard 9 20
 Turley, Edward 9 20
 Langridge, David, or occupier 9 20
 Roggers, John 9 20
 Smith, William 9 20
 Piggot, Henry 9 20
 Langridge, George 9 20
 Sharpe, Richard 9 20
 Crowherst, Robert 9 20
 Treape, William 9 20
 Gaynsford, Edward, for Richard Ryes 9 20
  more, for where Richard Crowherst lives 9 20
 Rummens, John 9 20
 Bull, George, relieved 5s 10 20
 Lockyer, John 14 90
 Everest, Edward 9 20
 Cradock, William, sr 9 20
 Lockyer, John, for Beach Green 9 20
 Saxby, John, for late Chapmans, empty 6   
 Saxby, John, for late Smiths, empty 18   
 Turner, Edward 19 163
  more, for William Webbs 9 20
 Cradock, William, jr 9 20
 
Leigh Green side
 
 Dorset, His Grace the Duke of, for Stoneland Lodge  100520
 Smith, the Rev Mr, for the Parsonage 301120
 Baker, Mr William 19 163
 Baker, Mr William, for the house Akehurst occupies 9 20
 Baker, Mr William, for the house Sweetman & Neve occupies 15 133
 Baker, Mr William, for the Rocks Farme House 281100
 Baker, Mr William, for the house Turner & Inkpin lives in 13 86
 Thorpe, Bartholomew 9 20
 Osborne, Abraham 14 90
 Packham, Edward 9 20
 Pilbeam, William 14 90
 Neve, John 9 20
 Sparrow, Robert 9 20
 Edwards, John, for the house he dwells in 11 76
 Edwards, John, for Friends or occupier 9 20
 Edwards, John, for Staces or occupier 9 20
 Edwards, John, for Geo Edwards or occupier 9 20
 Walter, Richard, or occupier 9 20
 Merchant, Robart, for the house he lives in 9 20
 Merchant, Robart, for where Tasker & Adams live they are two separate dwellings 9 20
 Realph, Thomas 9 20
 Hyder, William 9 20
 Taylor, John 9 20
 Robarts, Thomas 9 20
 Harrad, John 9 20
 Ovenden, James 14 90
 Allen, William 9 20
 Webb, Robert 9 20
 Garret, William 14 90
  more, for where William Andrews lives 9 20
 Hooker, Mr Charles, for Buckhurst 25170
 Crondwell, Robert 14 90
 Cole, Thomas 14 90
 Tanner, Charles 9 20
 Wimset, Nathaniel 9 20
 Willett, Mr Thomas 17 149
 Campfield, Mr, for where Hewit lives 9 20
 Campfield, Mr, for where Lee lives 9 20
 Campfield, Mr, for where Apted lives 5 20
 Constable, Richard 14 90
 Maynard, Thomas 14 90
 Groombridge, Edward 9 20
 Groombridge, Thomas 9 20
 Waghorne, Thomas 19 163
 Waghorne, Thomas, for John Brown's 9 20
 Ellis, Anthony 9 20
 Turner, Philip 18 156
 Turner, Philip, for Nash's 9 20
 Avis, William 14 90
 Bennet, Edward 14 90
 Edwards, William, jr 11 76
 Hills, Robert 9 20
 Turner, Nathaniel 9 20
 The occupier of the house, late Ashdowns 14 90
 Luck, John 14 90
  more, for Edward Jenners 9 20
 Hall, John, for John Jenners 9 20
 Weller, widow 13 86
 Patridge, Mr 16 140
 Avis, John 14 90
  more, for Thomas Groves 9 20
  more, for William Edwards or occupier 9 20
  more, for Edward Tapsels or occupier 9 20
  more, for John Pipers or occupier 9 20
 Neve, Solomon 9 20
 Oliver, Steven 9 20
 
TOTAL35150
Assessors:
 
John Avis & Edward Hards
 
 
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

Abergavenny, The Rt Hon George, Lord17
Ackhurst, John40
Ackhurst, Thomas40
Ackhurst, William40
Adams, John9
  ditto36
Adams, Mr12
Adams, Robert, poor8
Adams, William8
Aderson, Richard42
Ades, Robert36
Ades, Thomas37
Adshed, John3
Adshed, Thomas3
Afins, John4
Akehurst, Edward24
Akehurst, Thomas8
Akhurst, Stephen22
Akhurst, Thomas, Cruches40
Akhurst, Thomas, late Briants40
Akhurst, William22
Albons, Thomas40
Alchorn, Thomas28
Alderton, John36
Alexander, Edward44
Allcock, John43
Allen, George7
Allen, James16
Allen, Thomas, empty8
Allen, Walter2
Allen, William46
Allin, John27
Allwood, Mr Nicholas41
Alphy, Mr38
Alterton, William2
Amos, Thomas42
Andrewes, Robert31
Andrews, John16
Anscomb, William17
Apes, Edward6
Apes, Thomas21
Appes, late, empty40
Apps, Benjamin3
Apps, Charles1
Apps, Edward, cottage38
Apps, Edward, &23
Apps, James40
Apps, John11
  ditto30
  ditto40
Apps, William11
Apsley, Esq and28
Apsley, John, esq41
Arkcoll, Thomas, sr22
Armatage, William, Clarks12
Armtige, John, jr1
Armtige, John, sr1
Arnade, Thomas21
Arnold, John, poor16
Arnold, William16
Asby, John2
Ashburnham, Sir William, bart18
Ashburnham, the Rt Honble the Earl of1
Ashcroft, John1
Ashdown, John41
Ashdown, Nicholas28
  ditto37
Ashdown, Nicholas, for Ashdown's28
Ashdown, Richard22
Ashdown, Thomas44
Ashdown, William41
Ashdown, William, poor28
Ashenden, James2
Ashmore, -2
Aslen, John18
Atkins, Mr John7
Attey, Robert32
Attree, Ann16
Attwood, John7
Attwood, Nicholas42
Attwood, Thomas40
Austen, Martha17
Austen, Mr Clement8
Austen, Richard17
Austen, Thomas8
Austen, William17
Austin, William3
Austin, William, jr3
Avan, John3
  ditto31
  ditto32
Avard, Peter36
Avary, Thomas4
Avery, Anthony22
Avery, Edward43
Avery, John1
  ditto38
Avery, Mr14
Avery, Mr James42
Avery, Mr Samuel42
Avery, Samuel1
Avery, Samuel, for Thomas Summerses1
Avery, William36
  ditto42
Avis, John46
Avis, William46
Awcock, James16
Awcock, John16
  ditto16
Awcock, William16
Axell, Isaac7
Axell, John7
Axell, Richard7
Ayles, William16