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East Sussex Window and House Tax Assessments 1747 by Roger Davey
published by Sussex Record Society in 2006
 
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Content

Preface  
Ashburnham 1
Battle 2
Beckley 3
Bexhill 4
Bodiam 5
Brede 6
Brightling 7
Burwash 8
Catsfield 9
Chiddingly 10
Crowhurst 11
Dallington 12
Etchingham 13
Ewhurst 14
Fairlight 15
Fletching 16
East Grinstead 17
Guestling 18
East Guldeford 19
[Hastings] Castle 20
Heathfield 21
Herstmonceux 22
Hollington 23
Hooe 24
Icklesham 25
Iden 26
Lindfield 27
Mayfield 28
Mountfield 29
Ninfield 30
Ore 31
Peasmarsh 32
Penhurst 33
Pett 34
Playden 35
Salehurst 36
Sedlescombe 37
Ticehurst 38
Udimore 39
Wadhurst 40
Waldron 41
Warbleton 42
Wartling 43
Westfield 44
Whatlington 45
Withyham 46


 
No. of Lights£s.d.
BURWASH
 
(Sums for houses with ten or more windows include 2s 0d for House Tax; 2s 0d assessments are for House Tax only)
 
 Austen, Mr Clement 14 90
 Allen, Thomas, empty -   
 Austen, Thomas 19 163
 Adams, William 9 20
 Akehurst, Thomas 8   
 Butler, Mrs (heirs of) 25170
 Blunden, Thomas 13 86
 Busbridge, Mr Robert 18 156
 Brook, Mr James 18 156
 Button, Richard 8   
 Balcomb, William 8 20
 Basden, Richard 9 20
 Burgess, Mrs Sarah 13 86
 Basden, William 9 20
 Beney, John 9   
 Blackfoot, William 9   
 Balcomb, John, sr 9 20
 Balcomb, John, jr 9 20
 Bayly, John 13 86
 Constable, Mr John 26180
 Coney, Mr John 25170
 Carter, Mr John 281100
 Cruttenden, Mr John, Tott 19 163
 Cruttenden, Mrs Elizabeth 21130
 Cruttenden, Mr Nicholas 22140
 Collens, Thomas, poor 9   
 Buss, Thomas, poor 9 20
*Chambers, Mr Robert L, late Budden 13 86
 Corns, William 9 20
 Christian, John 9 20
 Cruttenden, Mr John, Fontridge 19 163
  ditto, for Grantwisel 13 86
  ditto, for Fishers 13 86
 Cruttenden, Joseph 9 20
 Cross, Richard 9 20
 Collens, David 14 90
 Carly, William 13 86
 Chantler, Stephen, Crowhurst Bridge House 9   
 Cox, Toby 9 20
 Climpson, George 9   
 Collens -, Watkins Down House 8   
 Constable, Mrs 42240
 Dyke, Mrs Ann 9   
 Dadswell, Thomas 17 149
 Dunk, Robert 9 20
 Deer, Mr Edward 12 80
 Dann, Thomas, jr 9 20
 Dann, William 9 20
 Ellis, Mrs & Norden, Mr 17 149
 Eaton, widow, poor 8   
 Ellis, Mr William 23150
 Ellis, Mr John 14 90
 Eastwood, William, Tersses 9   
 Elphick, William, late Breach 9 20
 Foster, Thomas, sr 14 90
 Furner, Samuel 13 86
 Fuller, James 9 20
 Fox, John 14 90
 French, Thomas, poor 8   
 Freebody, Mr John 14 90
 Foster, Thomas, jr 9 20
 Fox, Thomas 9 20
 Farnden, Mrs 9 20
 Fuller, John 9   
 Funnel, William, Halton House 9   
 Ford, Thomas, Woodknowle 9   
 Furner, widow, late Mrs Toke empty -    
 Ford, John 14 90
 Gouldsmith, Mr Henry 25170
 Grove, widow, part of the Parsonage, poor 6   
 Hoggins, John & Gellet, George, Brickhouse, poor 9   
 Giles, Stephen, poor 9   
 Grinfield, John 14 90
 Gatland, John, poor 6   
 Gibbs, John 9 20
 Gellet, Thomas, jr 7 20
 Gunter, John 9 20
 Hussey, Mr Thomas 502120
 Hepden, Mr Goddard 301120
 Humphry, Peter 14 90
 Hickes, Mr Thomas 19 163
 Hills, Thomas (widow of) 12 80
 Holman, Abraham 9 20
 Hilder, Mr Thomas 14 90
 Hickes, Mr Richard 19 163
 Holman, widow 12 80
 Hyland, Anthony 9 20
 Holman, Isaac 9 20
 Hook, Richard 8 20
 Hoggins, Thomas, forge House, poor 9   
 Holman, William 9 20
 Highwood, Mr Thomas 9 20
 Hickes, Mr Richard, late Marten's empty -    
 Jordan, Mr George 38 20
 Jenkin, Mr Charles 22140
 Inskipp, John 13 86
 Knight, William, Poundsford House 14 90
 King, Thomas 9 20
 Kenward, Nicholas 14 90
 Lulham, Richard 9 20
 Lawrence, Edward, poor 9   
 Morfee, William, part of the Parsonage, poor 8   
 Marten, William, at the Green 9 20
 Mitten, Joseph (`To D Collins'), Scotsham 9 20
 Mayo, Mr William 13 86
 Mepham, Richard 9 20
 Mugridge, widow, late Vennel 9 20
 Monk, Henry, sr 9 20
 Mugridge, widow 9 20
 Noaks, Mr Robert 20120
 Noaks, Thomas, Mottenden, poor 9   
 Noaks, James 8   
 Noaks, Laurence, poor 9   
 Paine, William, Bowmans, poor 9   
 Polhill, Mr William 291110
 Paine, Mr, late Mr Dear 18 156
 Parham, Mr, late Mrs Dykes 19 163
 Paine, Mrs Mary 13 86
 Pilbean, Stephen 14 90
 Polhill, Mrs, widow 18 156
 Paine, John 8 20
 Pike, John 9 20
 Pantrey, John 8 20
 Pennel, Stephen, poor 9   
 Parks, Williams 8   
 Pope, Thomas, poor 9   
 Elliott, Joseph, poor 9   
 Monk, Henry, jr, poor 8   
 Keyley, widow, poor 9   
 Wood, widow, poor 9   
 Wood, Harbart, poor 9   
 Burton, widow, poor 8   
 Blackman, Mary, poor 4   
 Saxford, Thomas, jr, poor 6   
 Bowles, Robert, poor 9   
 Martain, Margaret, poor 3   
 Edwards, widow, poor 8   
 Weston, John, poor 9   
 Swain, widow & Sinden, widow, poor 8   
 Tomset, widow &)    
 Boorman, widow, poor )9   
 Crockford, Anthony, poor 8   
 Barden, Thomas, poor 9   
 Bonneck, John, poor 8   
 Hyland, late William, empty 5   
 Hyland, Richard, poor 9   
 Cornwell, William, poor 7   
 Weston, Thomas, poor 4   
 Luck, late William, empty -   
 Cutbeard, Joseph, poor 5   
 Jarret, widow, poor 7   
 Adams, Robert, poor 3   
 Weston, George, poor 8   
 Brook, John, poor 4   
 Blunden, widow, poor 9   
 Gardner, George, poor 7   
 Luck, William, poor 9   
 Gellet, Thomas, sr, poor 7   
 King, William, poor 6   
 Newick, Edward, poor 8   
 Batchelor, Stephen, poor 4   
 Relf, Thomas, poor 9   
 Sweatman, Richard, poor 8   
 Balcomb, Richard, poor 8   
 Barber, John, poor 7   
 Roffey, Edmund 14 90
 Russell, widow 9 20
 Streatfeild, Mr Robert 58300
  ditto, for Frenches 16 140
 Sweatnam, John 9   
 Shadwell, Mr William 291110
 Slout, Mr William, officer of excise 7   
 Skinner, James 9 20
 Skinner, John, sr 8 20
 Skinner, John, jr, Parkmill House 9 20
 Talhurst, Richard, poor 9   
 Taylor, Mr William 27190
 Thorne, Mr Gabriel 44260
 Tilden, Mrs 12 80
 Taylor, John, poor 9   
 Elphicks & Tanners 9   
 Toke, Mrs Ann, late Ann Nepecker 14 90
 Thomson, Thomas, jr 8 20
 Thomson, Thomas, sr 9 20
 Tester, Edward 9 20
 Vine, John, for the Parkhouse 9 20
 Venes, John 19 163
 Wiltshire, Michael 9 20
 Wilkin, Mr, late Bowles 19 163
 Wood, Mr John 18 156
 Wood, John, husbandman, poor 9   
 Walker, Mr Harry 19 163
 Webb, Mr Peter 18 156
  ditto, for Sellers Brook (empty) -   
 Weston, Thomas, Tott 9 20
 Wells, William, poor 9   
 Wood, John, carpenter 9 20
 Woodsell, Henry 8 20
 Waket, John 9 20
 
TOTAL6349
Collectors:
 
Mr Harry Walker, Mr Henry Gouldsmith
 
Assessors:
 
John Ellis, Harry Walker
 
 
Index -
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

Wade, Mr Benjamin27
Wade, Mr Nathaniel &27
Wade, Sarah, poor27
Waghorn, Daniel38
Waghorn, John10
Waghorn, Samuel, cottage38
Waghorn, William38
Waghorne, Richard, carpenter36
Waghorne, Richard, mason36
Waghorne, Thomas46
Waghorne, Thomas, for John Brown's46
Wait, James36
Wait, Joseph, poor11
Waite, John15
Wakelin, Samuel43
Waket, John8
Waklin, Joseph10
Walker, Bartholomew36
Walker, Mr Harry8
Walker, William2
  ditto17
Waller, Mr30
Waller, Thomas32
Waller, William17
Wallis, Samuel40
Wallis, Thomas4
  ditto17
Wallnut, Benjamin28
Walls, Edward17
Walls, Thomas17
Walls, William17
Wally, Thomas10
Walnut, widow41
Walsh, Mr John4
Walsh, Thomas4
Walter, Andrew, for Mr Younge's28
Walter, Mr38
Walter, Richard, or occupier46
Walter, Thomas40
  ditto42
Ware, James16
Warner, widow, Ridge: poor31
Warnett, William16
Wash, John, cottage38
Watars, Richard41
Waters, Benjamin42
Waters, John42
Waters, Peter39
Waters, Richard30
  ditto36
Waters, Thomas42
Waters, Walter3
Watkins, Richard, for Moones41
Watson, Mr William, for the parsonage38
Watson, Edward37
Watson, Mr38
Watson, Simon37
Watson, Thomas2
Watson, William9
Watts, widow2
Wattson, John16
Waymark, Mr32
Weaver, William2
Webb, Mr Peter8
Webb, Robert46
Weber, Rev Mr32
Webster, Sir Thomas, or the occupier9
Webster, Sir Thomas, bart2
Wecks, William24
Weeb, Isaac9
Weecks, Mr James32
Weecks, Samuel44
Weeks, John30
Weeks, Mr14
Weeks, William30
Weeler, Thomas40
Weelers, late, empty40
Welfar, Stephen, off4
Welfare, Thomas, elder, poor27
Welfare, Thomas, poor27
Weller, Edward, governor of the workhouse16
Weller, Edward, poor27
Weller, Madam, The Castle12
Weller, Madam, The Prinkle12
Weller, Mrs Catherine36
Weller, Samuel16
Weller, widow46
Weller, William2
Wells, Mrs38
Wells, William, poor8
Wenbourn, Thomas36
Wenham, Richard24
  ditto37
Wenham, Thomas30
West, James43
West, John6
Westgate, John41
Westgate, widow41
Weston, George, poor8
Weston, John16
Weston, John, poor8
Weston, Mr John36
Weston, Thomas36
  ditto37
Weston, Thomas, Tott8
Weston, Thomas, poor8
Weston, William2
  ditto28
  ditto40
Westone, William7
Westover, William, for late Mr Shorts28
Westton, Robert13
Whaterus, Thomas7
Whatly, John40
Whatman, John36
Whatman, William3
  ditto3
Wheeler, John, taylor27
Wheeler, John, butcher27
Wheeler, Martha, poor27
Wheeler, Thomas27
where Richard Crowherst lives46
where William Andrews lives46
Whilmshurst, widow16
White, Richard6
White, widow11
White, William25
  ditto36
Whitefeild, Thomas19
Whiteman, Edward36
Whitman, John39
Whitten, Robert9
Wickens, Thomas40
Wickens, Thomas &27
Wickens, William16
Wicker, John27
Wicker, Thomas28
Wicker, Walter40
Wickersham, Ann17
Wickersham, Harbor17
Wickersham, John17
Wickersham, Robert17
Wickham, Henry38
Wickham, John40
Wickham, John, Great Snap40
Wickham, late, empty40
Wickham, Richard38
Wickham, Thomas40
Wickham, William7
  ditto40
Wicks, John16
Wicks, Thomas7
Widdowson, The Rev Mr, for the Vicarage12
Wilkin, Mr, late Bowles8
Wilks, John2
Will, Mr Frosty40
Willard, John4
Willard, Joseph10
Willett, Mr Thomas46
William Edwards or occupier46
William Goulds46
William Webbs46
Williams, Thomas6
Willsher, John39
Wilmshurst, Frances, vicaridge 17
Wilmshurst, Stephen, farmer42
Wilmshurst, Stephen, jr42
Wilmshurst, Stephen, sr42
Wilmshurst, Thomas28
Wilsher, Stephen32
Wiltshire, Michael8
Wimbel, William, poor11
Wimble, James42
Wimble, John42
Wimble, Samuel42
Wimset, Nathaniel46
Winban, Edward, off 4
Winch, Daniel38
Winch, Mr Edward38
Winch, Mr Thomas38
Winch, Mr Thomas, for Renolds, poor38
Winchester, John27
  ditto42
Winchester, William22
Winder, John40
  ditto40
Winterbottom, Allen17
Withers, James17
Wood, Daniel37
Wood, Francis4
Wood, Harbart, poor8
Wood, James28
Wood, John17
  ditto40
Wood, John, poor27
  ditto31
Wood, John, carpenter8
Wood, John, husbandman, poor8
Wood, Mr John8
Wood, Mr Richard40
Wood, Mrs, for Ellis28
Wood, Mrs, for her house28
Wood, Robert25
Wood, Stephen28
Wood, Thomas4
  ditto17
  ditto22
  ditto40
Wood, widow, poor8
Wood, William7
  ditto17
  ditto27
  ditto40
  ditto42
Wood, William;32
Woodard, The Rev Mr15
Wooddust, William, for the church house15
Wooden, William10
Woodgat, Thomas13
Woodgate, Edward44
Woodgate, John40
Woodgate, Rev Mr Francis29
Woodger, John, poor6
Woodhams, John32
  ditto32
  ditto32
  ditto39
Woodhams, Mr William32
Woodhams, Thomas39
Woodhams, William, for Hammands39
Woodhams, William, for Week39
Woodman, Charles17
Woodsell, Henry8
Woodust, William15
Woollet, Mr John32
Worge, George2
Wotford, Richard, poor27
Wotford, Thomas27
Wratten, Stephen22
Wratten, Thomas22
Wyborn, William2
Wyburn, William14
Wykes, Mrs40
Wyle, John40
Wylie, John38
Wylie, John, at the forge38