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Downe Parish, Land Tax Assessment, 1796

Transcribed by Henry Mantell and other volunteers at the then Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone.
The Downe Land Tax Assessments, 1780-1831 under reference Q/RPL/109 was microfilmed and is available on FHL British Film #1469943, Item 4. In some cases, the original manuscripts were examined with the permission and courtesy of the Archive.

      Assessors: Richard Wood and John Smith.

PageLineProprietors' SurnamesProprietors' Given NamesTax AssessedOccupiers' SurnamesOccupiers' Given NamesTax Rate Amount
1st1DearingCholmdy. BlankBlank 
1st2RavenhillMr. William  HimselfHimself 
1st3Carew EsqrRichd.  WoodRichd.  
1st4BestMr. William  ElliottEdward  
1st5OmerMr. Thomas  HimselfHimself 
1st6OmerMr. Thos.  HimselfHimself 
1st7OmerMr. Thos.  HimselfHimself 
1st8OmerMr. Thos.  HimselfHimself 
1st9OmerMr. Thomas  HimselfHimself 
1st10[blank][blank] PhillipsThomas  
1st11Geary Esqr.William  SmithJohn  
1st12SmithJohn  OsborneMrs  
1st13Smith & AllenMrs.  OsborneMrs  
1st14GorringeMr.  OsborneMrs  
1st15PhillipsMr. Thos.  HimselfHimself 
1st16PhillipsMr. Thomas  HimselfHimself 
1st17PhillipsMr. Thomas  HimselfHimself 
1st18WhiffenMr. William  BaxterJohn  
1st19AngellerMrs. Mary  WoodRichd.  
1st20BestMr. William  WoodRichd.  
1st21GloverMr.  SmithJohn  
1st22AlwenMr.  SmithJohn  
1st23SmithMr. John  LaneThos.  
1st24OwsleyMr. Isaac  HimselfHimself 
1st25HardingMrs.  HerselfHerself 
1st26ToyMr.  WinnThos.  
1st27BroomMrs.  VeanhamJohn  
1st28GloverMr.  SalesWilliam  
1st29PittThe Right Honable. William  HimselfHimself 
1st30BestMr. William  StevensEdwd.  
1st31FieldMr.  JonesMrs  
1st32PlumerMr. Thos.  FlemingWilliam  
1st33HardingMrs.  DurlingJohn  
1st34Geary Sir William  ElliottEdwd.  
1st35Wells Esqr.William  EverestEdwd.