Alternative Reference numberLD267-LD313
TitleLand Tax Assessments, Upper Strafforth and Tickhill, West Riding of Yorkshire
AdminHistoryLand Tax was introduced in 1692 and lasted until 1963. This tax was administered at local level. Land tax assessments annually list property owners and their tenants.
DescriptionLand tax assessments for Upper Strafforth and Tickhill, West Riding of Yorkshire, 1836 - 1899 (LD267/1-47).

The only information that is recorded consistently in the assessments is:
The name of the owner and/or occupier of each premises
The amount at which each person was assessed in respect of his/her property

In addition the following details may or may not be included:
The name of the street in which the property is located
A description of the property, e.g. house, stable, warehouse, public house etc.
Annual rental value of the property
Date1836 - 1899
Extent47 items
AccessConditionsUse microfilm copies
RelatedMaterialSheffield Archives:
Land Tax Assessments for: Beighton, 1700 - 1765 (MD5787/1-10); Ecclesfield, 1740 (SC449-451); Ecclesall township, 1772 (WWM Br 109); Norton, 1801 (Fr.C 75), 1810 (MD3822/5), Handsworth Woodhouse, 1814, (ADC 56/13)

Land Tax Valuation Records, South Yorkshire, 1910: Domesday Books (SY384), Form 37s (SY385)

West Yorkshire Joint Archive Service, Wakefield:
Land Tax Duplicate Assessments - copies provided for the Clerk of the Peace (returns under the Act of 1780 list the owner, occupier and sum assessed), Sheffield, [1781] - 1832 (QE13)

See also:
W. R. Ward, The English Land Tax in the 18th Century, (1953)
G. E. Mingay, 'The Land Tax Assessments and the Small Landowner', Economic History Review xvii. (1964)
H. G. Hunt, 'The Land Tax Assessments' in the series 'Short Guides to Records' in History (new series) LII (1967)
AcquisitionSourceThese records were deposited at Sheffield Archives by a private individual in 1936.
ArchNoteCatalogue prepared by Cheryl Bailey, Sep 2012.
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