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Cornwall, England : 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, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:BENDING Family History
Link:http://www.jbending.org.uk/
Description:BENDING Family History
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, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc.
Title:BUZZA Family History One Name Study
Link:http://buzzafamilyhistory.co.uk/index.html
Extra Info:Mainly from Cornwall. Inlcudes BOZZOE, BOSSOWE, BUSSOWE, BUSSOW, BASSOW, BOSOW.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate
Title:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Link:http://www.cluett.org.uk/
Description:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Extra Info:Part way down the home page is the Search link.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Cornwall Online Parish Clerk
Link:http://www.opc-cornwall.org/
Description:Cornwall Online Parish Clerk
Extra Info:For apprentice indentures click search then scroll down to additional searches.
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, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Link:http://www.featherstone.org/
Description:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:GUMBLETON One Name Study and Family History
Link:http://martleweb.co.uk/gumbleton/
Description:GUMBLETON One Name Study and Family History
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:Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Parish of St Stithians, Cornwall
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Parish of St Stithians, Cornwall
Extra Info:Includes images of signatures of people associated with the parish, from as far back as 1714/5.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Parish of St. Austell, Cornwall
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Parish of St. Austell, Cornwall
Extra Info:Includes information about the china clay and tin industry. Click on genealogy for a list of the information available.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records
Title:Parish Registers for Madron, Cornwall
Link:http://madronparishrecords.tripod.com/
Description:Parish Registers for Madron, Cornwall
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Parish Registers of St. Erth, Cornwall
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Parish Registers of St. Erth, Cornwall
Extra Info:Site includes a list of the clergy from the 1200's, protestation returns from 1641 and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Selected Genealogical Records
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mwi/filess...
Description:Selected Genealogical Records
Extra Info:A selection of transcriptions including extacts from Army lists, bankrupts, a list of people in Cornwall in past times, a list of coastguards in 1851, Hammermen and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Tithe Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Sennen Online Parish Clerk
Link:http://sennencornwall.tripod.com/contents.htm
Description:Sennen Online Parish Clerk
Extra Info:The site aims to provide information, from an historical viewpoint, on Sennen, Cornwall, the most westerly parish in the United Kingdom.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:St Keverne Local History Site
Link:http://www.st-keverne.com/History/
Description:St Keverne Local History Site
Extra Info:Includes information on shipwrecks, lifeboats and crew and even some photographs of the people rescued.
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
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Religious Lists / Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc.
Title:Tywardreath - A Cornish Village
Link:http://www.tywardreath.org.uk/
Description:Tywardreath - A Cornish Village
Extra Info:Click on history for trade directory and taxes.

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