Rate Books: Deal Poor Rate Assesment books, 1816

Date: 1816
Place: Deal, Kent

Deal Poor Law Assessment Books, 1816

Beach Street

12 Jan 1816 book:
John Oakley   10.4 } 36. 14      1. 16. 9
for Gumbleton 24   }
cottage adj.  2. 10}
Oakley Miss 8                               8
The rate was levied on property owners, but tenants are also usually shown in the records. The rate was 1s in the pound, charged on the rental value of the property. John Oakley, Gumbleton and the adjacent cottage are bracketed together: presumably John Oakley is the owner of his own property (worth £10. 4s p.a. rental), the cottage (worth £2. 10s rental) and the property let to Gumbleton for £24 per annum. Total rental value is £36. 14s and the poor rate (at 1s in the pound) is £1. 16s 9d.

The same appears in the books for 16 Mar, 7 May, 25 Jun, 23 Aug, 7 Dec 1816

Kent Record Office

People mentioned

Disclaimer: the owner of this website assumes no responsibility or liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred as a result of any use or reliance upon the information and material contained within or downloaded from this website. I have taken considerable care in preparing information and materials which are displayed in this website. However, I do not provide any warranty concerning the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein.