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Downe Parish, Land Tax Assessment, 1807


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 & William Sales.

PageLineProprietors' SurnamesProprietors' Given NamesTax AssessedOccupiers' SurnamesOccupiers' Given NamesTax Rate Amount
1st1RavenhillWillm.  HimselfHimself 
1st2Carew EsqrRichd.  WoodRichd.  
1st3BestJohn  HimselfHimself 
1st4BestWm.  ElliottRichd.  
1st5WaltonHy.  HimselfHimself 
1st6PhillipsThos.  Himself-&-othersHimself-&-others 
1st7ToyRichd. WynnSarah  
1st8Wells Esqr.John  StowWm.  
1st9Edge Esqr.Jas.  ReedJohn  
1st10Smith & othersMessrs.  Osborne'sMessrs.  
2nd11BestWm.  StevensEdwd.  
2nd12Best [Do.]Wm.  FlemmingWilliam  
2nd13Askew Esqr.Thos.  HimselfHimself 
2nd14AngellerMary  WoodRichd.  
2nd15WoodRichd.  Do.Do. 
2nd16GearySir Wm.  ElliottRichd.  
2nd17Geary [Do.]Sir Wm.  SmithJohn  
2nd18AllenMessrs.  Do.Do. 
2nd19GloverRichd.  Do.Do. 
2nd20Glover [Do.]Richd.  SalesWm.  
2nd21SmithGeo.  TownThos.  
2nd22Smith [Do.]Geo.  Osborne'sMessrs.  
2nd23GoringeMr.  Do.Do. 
2nd24WhiffenWill:  HimselfHimself 
2nd25Dyke Bart.Sir J. D.  HardingJas.  
2nd26Pocock Esqr.Geo.  HimselfHimself 
2nd27BaxterJohn  TullyThos.  
3rd28BestWm.  DurlingWidow  
3rd29WoodRichd.  JonesMr.