Rate Books: Deal Poor Rate Assesment books, 1816
Deal Poor Law Assessment Books, 1816
Beach Street12 Jan 1816 book:
John Oakley 10.4 } 36. 14 1. 16. 9 for Gumbleton 24 } cottage adj. 2. 10} Oakley Miss 8 8The 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
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