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The Eighteenth Century:
Horse Tax Register, 1785

A tax levied in the reign of King George III when the government needed to raise money for, amongst other things, the Napoleonic Wars.
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/- means shillings
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Name and abode, if given
Number of Saddles
Tax
Personal Draught
Thomas BODEN 1 - 10/-
William STONE 1 - 10/-
Edmond HODGKINSON 1 - 10/-
Luke WILSON 1 - 10/-
Thomas HILL 1 - 10/-
Adam WOOLLEY Jnr 1 - 10/-
Joseph SOWTER 1 - 10/-
Rev Mr HOLCOMBE 2 2 £2-0-0
Thomas PEARSON 1 - 10/-
Solomon MERCHANT 1 - 10/-
James SMITH 1 - 10/-
Thomas CAWWOOD 1 - 10/-
John JESSOP (Riber Hilltop) 1 - 10/-
Timothy TAYLOR 1 - 10/-
Wigley HODGKINSON 1 - 10/-
John WOOLLEY 1 - 10/-
Benjamin WIGLEY 1 - 10/-
James WRIGHT 1 - 10/-
Adam WOOLEY Snr 1 - 10/-
Jos. WALL (Tor House) 1 - 10/-
Henry WALL (Crook Stile) 1 - 10/-


Information in the table above researched by Mike Spencer and published here with his kind permission