CORNISH-L ArchivesArchiver > CORNISH > 1998-04 > 0892318152
From: Richard Bolitho <>
Subject: Re: English Hearth Taxes
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 1998 18:09:12 +0000
Kathie Weigel wrote:
> The 1662 Hearth Tax for Cornwall was compiled by a fellow named Sloate,
> and is available in book form. The Southern California Genealogical
> Society Library in Burbank has a copy. Sorry that I do not have more
> specific info at this time--I'm doing this from memory, as my notes are
> not close, and my desk is cluttered with tax stuff :-)
> Kathie in California
> On Tue, 31 Mar 1998, Richard Moore wrote:
> > Recently I learned of the Hearth Tax Acts introduced in 1662 and later
> > years in England by King Charles II. I have seen some records for my
> > TROUT (Trowte, Troute) family for the Devon Hearth Tax of 1674; does
> > anyone know if records exist for Cornwall for this tax?
> > Richard A. Moore, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2028
The author and publisher was Stoate. He died a year or two ago. His
brother is about to republish the books if enough people order them.
Encourage your library to subscribe, if they have not already done so. I
think the CFHS Journal had a notice about this.