Poor Rate Assessment Book

£75.00

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Description

[003440] [Poor Rate Assessment Book]. A Poor Rate Assessment Book for the Parish of St. Thomas, Southwark. London: No Publisher, 1768. First Edition. Folio. Vellum. Manuscript. Good. [12]p, manuscript poor rate assessment book, approximately 115mm x 335mm in size.

Limp vellum covers, manuscript title to upper cover. Stitching a little weak, covers grubby, paper lightly browned, but generally fairly clean.

Dated the 22nd of June 1768, with the names of the inhabitants of the parish and their expected poor rate contributions noted, with the names of the church wardens, overseers and auditors with the date and amounts collected to the final couple of pages, a total of just over £54