Hearth Tax return, 1684
PRO E 179/375/1


War[wick] A true and perfect particular or duplicate of all and singular fires, hearths and stoves in new erected houses and alsoe of smiths' hearths in the severall townes and parishes of Birmingham, Erdington, Edgebarston, Bordesley, Castle Bromwich, Derriton End Little Bromwich in the County of Warwick aforesaid; which particular or survey was taken since the nine and twentieth day of September last past And delivered into Court by Richard Phillips, gent[leman], deputy agent and officer constituted and deputed by Anthony Rowe, Nathaniel Johnson, Cornwall Bradshawe, Robert Holt and Thomas Durk Esquires (amongst other things) to survey, veiw number and take account of all fire hearths & stoves within the countyes of Bucks, North[amp]ton, Bedford, Warwick, Oxon., Berkes and Wilts Att the Generall sessions of the peace of our Soveraigne Lord the King holden att Warwick in and for the county aforesaid upon Tuesday next after the ˆ Feast of the Epiphany of our Lord (that is to say) the eighth day of January in the five and thirtyeth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the Grace of God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith etc And from thence adjourned untill Tuesday the fifteenth day of the said Moneth of January and from thence adjourned until Tuesday the two & twentieth day of the aforesaid moneth of January; All which is allowed and signed by his Majesties Justices of the Peace for the county aforesaid whose names are hereto subscribed assembled att the Generall Sessions of the Peace aforesaid; which said fires hearths have not as yett beene returned into his Ma[jes]ties Court of Exchequer

X RETURNS

Birmingham
Markett Street
hearths in
new houses
Smiths
hearths
More in Digbeth Street
hearths in
new houses
smiths
hearths
Thomas Cowley
0
1
John Hunt
0
1
William Lea
0
1
Joseph Pratt
0
1
Edward Giles
0
1
Joseph Palmer
0
1
William Butler
0
1
Joseph Lea
0
1
Thomas Smallwood
0
1
William Flavill
0
1
Joseph Hughes
0
1
Edward Witton
0
2
Thomas Bache
0
1
Richard Heabird Sen[io]r
0
2
John Moredock
3
0
Michael Barefoot
0
1
William Price
3
0
William Silke
0
2
John Rowney
3
0
Thomas Kimberly
0
1
Rowland Hall
4
0
John Perry
0
2
Edward Cranck
9
0
Daniel Broughton
0
1
Phineas Taylor
0
1
Abraham Cotterill
0
1
Ambrose Lea
3
0
John Greene
0
2
John Cooper
0
1
Thomas Olives
0
3
Richard Meades
0
1
W[illia]m Townsend
0
2
 
25
11
Abraham Warton
0
2
 
Samuel Sanders
0
2
 
2
41
New Street
More in Digbeth Street
William Guest
5
0
Edmund Olives
0
2
John Hare
0
1
Jacob Young
0
1
John Pitts
0
1
Robert Eedes
0
1
Thomas Moore
3
2
Thomas Braddock
0
3
David Hussey
1
0
Abraham White Jun[io]r
0
1
William Hayes
3
0
Edward Mitchell
0
1
Joseph Hartill
0
1
William Bourne
0
3
Joseph Tubbs
0
1
John Henn
0
2
John Tubbs
0
1
Balroti Marsh
0
1
John Crumpton
0
1
Robert Clarke
0
1
Peter Hussey
0
2
John Mosse
0
1
Robert Hunt
0
1
Richard Dolphin
0
3
Thomas Parkes
0
1
Thomas Robbins
2
0
 
12
12
W[illia]m Hancock
2
0
 
Richard Wright
0
2
 
Joseph Cardless
0
5
 
4
27
 
Parke Street
 
John Peek
0
1
 
Nathaniel Moore
0
1
 
Thomas Townsend
0
2
 
Benjamin Hawkes
0
1
 
Thomas Parkes
2
1
 
John Richardson
2
1
 
Abraham Hartley
1
1
Moore Street
Thomas Ditchford
2
1

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