Taxation Records

Scope and Content

The series contains the following items which relate to taxes and rates levied on the Cheshire Estates: three substantial bundles of demand notes, notices of assessment, schedules and returns of poor rates, general district rates, income tax, house duty and land tax payable in Bowdon parish, 1860-1896, 1873-1895 and 1876-1895 (EGR14/70/1-2 & /4); an assessment book for income tax payable in Bowdon parish, 1875-1880 (EGR14/70/3); an assessment book for rates payable in Bowdon parish, enclosed within which are demand notes for, and schedules of, rates and taxes payable on estate property in Bowdon parish, and bills for water charges, 1893-1945 (EGR14/70/5); a bundle of papers relating to Super Tax payable on the Cheshire Estate, 1908-1924 (EGR14/70/6); papers relating to Super Tax payable by the Countess of Stamford, 1921-1924 (EGR14/70/7); schedules of income tax and land tax payable in Dunham Massey, Bowdon and Altrincham, 1924-1927 (EGR14/70/8); and a bundle of correspondence, accounts and assessments relating to income tax and land tax on the Cheshire Estate, 1920-1933 (EGR14/70/9).