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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

Rabson, Mr William38
Radforth, William, Songhurst38
Randall, Richard1
Randoll, Mr Robert, Herrings12
Ranger, George41
Ranger, Thomas41
Ransom, John44
Ranson, James11
Ransum, James4
Ransum, John4
Rapley, Mr Richard, his house12
Raten, Thomas39
Ratten, John43
Rawlinson, Mr16
Read, John10
Read, John, poor27
Read, Mr Alexander, for his house28
Read, Robert27
Read, Thomas36
Read, William10
Read, William, apeers as cottiges40
Realph, Thomas46
Reddy, John17
Reddy, Katherine17
Reed, John31
  ditto37
Reed, Thomas22
Reed, William14
  ditto37
  ditto42
Reeve, -, Brickkiln2
Reeve, Alexander2
Reeve, Elias, off4
Reeve, James, his house12
Reeve, Robert, (10 windows & a hole in the wall)5
Reeves, -16
Reeves, Michael31
Reeves, Mr Thomas38
Reeves, Thomas, poor, cottage31
Reevs, Benjamin21
Relf, John7
Relf, Thomas, poor8
Relf, widow, poor16
Relf, William7
Relfe, John16
Relfe, William40
Reves, Joseph42
Reynolds, William10
Rhodes, Mr34
  ditto34
Richardson, Henry6
Richardson, James28
Richardson, Sary, poor39
Richardsun, Richard37
Rickerds, Samuel43
Rickman, Joseph22
Ridge, Thomas16
Rippington, Jeames10
Riste, George17
Roades, Edward36
Roades, James2
Roades, Mrs36
Roads, Richard21
Roads, Thomas21
Roads, Thomas, or Star, -21
Robards, James17
  ditto17
Robarts, Thomas46
Robbards, George21
Robbards, Thomas21
Robbison, Stephen37
Roberts, Mr Walter42
Roberts, William, esq38
Robins, John42
Robins, Mr38
Rochester, Henry40
Rochester, William40
Rofe, John18
Roff, Thomas16
Roffee, Richard16
Roffey, Edmund8
Rogers, James40
Roggers, John46
Roggers, Robert40
Roofe, Richard31
Rootes, John16
Rootes, Mr Robert, jr16
Rootes, Mr Robert, sr16
Roots, Mr, house, Piltdown, vacant16
Rosam, Mr Robert22
Roser, Edward16
Roser, John, at Scarmes Hill, poor27
Roser, John, at Town, poor27
Roser, William, poor27
Rowland, John, his house12
Rowland, widow16
Rowles, Edward17
Ruibe, Edward25
Rummens, John46
Rusell, Dr, Gent21
Rusell, Mary, poor16
Rusell, widow11
Russel, George36
Russell, -, Branshill2
Russell, Christopher40
Russell, James30
Russell, John37
  ditto44
Russell, John, Lake2
Russell, Mrs28
  ditto38
Russell, Roger15
Russell, Stephen40
Russell, Thomas3
Russell, widow7
  ditto8
Russell, William3
Russill, Nicholas4
Rutley, Samuel2
Rutly, John13
Rutly, Samuel37
Rynolds, William27