MyHeritage adds England and Wales, Hearth Tax Records

This collection includes 284,675 transcription records for the counties of Cheshire, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Kent, Middlesex (including London), Norfolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Westmorland, Yorkshire, and Pembrokeshire between the years 1662 and 1674.

Records typically include the name of the head of the household and the date and place of residence.

The collection was made public by the Universities of Graz and Roehampton. Their website at briefly introduces the Hearth Tax, project background, and complimentary access to the records.

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