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Hairpowder tax returns 1795-97 [microform]
Call No: ENG-NBL-TAX:1
Publisher: England : Northumberland County Council, 1996.
Subject: England - vital records, tax [Northumberland] ; England - history, sources [Northumberland] ;
Material Type: Microfiche
Pagination: 2 microfiches (83 fr.)
Public Note: Purchased: publisher
Summary: An Act of 1794/5 decreed that all those person using hair powder had to obtain an annual certificate for which they must pay an annual duty of one guinea. Those person paying this duty were registered with the local Quarter Sessions. Provides surname index to hairpowder tax 1795, 1796, 1797 gives page number followed by reference certificates, parishes and person's name, date & number of certificate & occupation.

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