Source Information Gloucestershire, England, Land Tax Records, 1713-1833 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016.
Original data: Land Tax Registers, Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucestershire, England.

About Gloucestershire, England, Land Tax Records, 1713-1833

This database contains land tax records for Gloucestershire for the years 1741 to 1833.

What’s in the Records

The land tax was introduced in England in 1692 as a means for raising government revenue and was not done away with until 1963. Land tax records are of value to genealogists because they often list both property owners (proprietors) and tenants, placing them in both a parish and a year.

Records in this database may list the following details:

  • county
  • parish
  • year
  • proprietor
  • tenant