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Hearth Tax: Quarter Sessions (ERO Q/RTh/1)

17.7.1662 (Thursday 17 July 1662)

document 13400005

(act of 13Chas2 14Chas2 for establishing additional revenue upon his majesty required an annual payment by every householder of 2s for each fire hearth petty constables were to deliver lists of householders and number of hearths for each house in their parish or constablewick in quarter sessions to be enrolled by the clerk of the peace who was to send a duplicate to the exchequer poor persons exempted from parochial rates were also exempt from the tax this duty was abolished 1688 )