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Analysis of Hearth Tax Assessments, Isle of Ely: Grand totals

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A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 4, City of Ely; Ely, N. and S. Witchford and Wisbech Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2002.

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Isle of ely: grand totals
Totals of entries, with hearths Totals
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 over 12 Entries Hearths
1662
Total 1,681 1,302 367 197 87 58 30 20 11 15 7 4 14 3,793 7,930
1666
paid 2,194 1,215 262 159 84 48 31 18 16 14 6 8 9 4,064 7,706
unpaid 497 192 74 46 11 5 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. 827 1,386
Total 2,691 1,407 336 205 95 53 33 18 16 14 6 8 9 4,891 9,092
1674
charged 1,582 1,440 454 223 109 73 43 21 25 9 10 9 15 4,010 8,935
empty 32 40 5 2 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 81 145
ruined .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 2
newly built 1 .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 6
newly built (in other houses) 2 .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3 (fn. 1) 8
arrears (fn. 2) 15 14 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30 46
exempt 958 9 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 967 976
Total 2,590 1,504 460 225 112 74 43 21 25 9 10 9 15 5,091 10,118

Footnotes

  • 1. These entries are not-included in the grand total.
  • 2. Some of these entries may represent empty houses; all appear to represent hearths on which the payment of duty was disputed.