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Fife, 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: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: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, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Valuation Books, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:Forgan, Newport and Wormit Information
Link:http://www.twentytwoflassroad.co.uk/
Description:Forgan, Newport and Wormit Information
Extra Info:This site brings together some of the information about Newport-on-Tay, Wormit and Forgan in Fife, Scotland, which exists largely on paper and makes it searchable online.
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'.

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