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Ayrshire, Scotland : Classification : Hearth / Window Tax


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The Hearth Tax was levied between 1662 and 1689 on each householder according to the number of hearths in the dwelling. The tax was introduced in England and Wales by the government of Charles II. Window Tax was a tax on windows or similar openings, levied from 1696 until it was abolished in 1851.

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Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Poor Rate
Title:Ayrshire Roots
Link:http://www.ayrshireroots.co.uk/
Description:Ayrshire Roots - For Those With Their Roots in Ayrshire
Extra Info:For many records and indexes look under Added Archives. Also includes lots of advice on where to find records.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Register & Rent Rolls, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Poor Rate
Title:BAIRD's of Scotland
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140215101720/http://w...
Description:BAIRD's of Scotland
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer seems to be active. Most information still seems to be accessible.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
Description:British History Online
Extra Info:A variety of records and documents relating to the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Other Records
Title:Dalrymple Parish
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20120207203848/http://...
Description:Dalrymple Parish, Family History Research Menu
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that no longer exists. Most information still seems to be available. May be slow to load. Look under Old Parish Register for hearth tax from 1691.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Link:http://www.daltondatabank.org/
Description:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Register & Rent Rolls, School / Educational Records, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Other Records
Title:Maybole Community Site
Link:http://www.maybole.org/
Description:Maybole Community Site
Extra Info:Look under History and Archives and Town Guides
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Information, Other Records
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Some English trade directories, journals, historic accounts of counties and more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax
Title:ScotlandsPlaces
Link:http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/
Description:ScotlandsPlaces
Extra Info:ScotlandsPlaces is a website that allows users to search across different national databases using geographic locations. Includes historic tax rolls, gazetteers, official reports etc. Check the list under 'Our Resources'.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Tithe Records, Register & Rent Rolls, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STERRY One Name Study
Link:http://www.sterryworldwide.com/
Description:STERRY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes STERRY apprentices, London guilds, manorial records, newspaper extracts and more

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