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This category covers formal exercises such as the hearth tax, 1849 tithe commutation, and land tax and rating records.
 
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Sunningwell Tithe Map 1841. Copied from CD supplied to Peter McWhirter by The National Archives.  See also disc at D.30. Map M.31
(1) Radley Tithe Apportionment Map 1849 (including Kennington) assembled from the six sections of the digital images of the map purchased from The National Archives. For the tithe award see D.204.
(2) CD from the National Archives containing the above, and the 1834 apportionment, in sections (see also D.234)
(3) Merged 1849 map on disc  
(4) Merged 1849 map on disc coloured in to show owners, occupiers and land uses.     
Map M.32
Map referred to in altered apportionment of tithes in Radley, September 1931.  Presented by Sue and David Harmsworth formerly of Radley, and thought to have been given to them by Pat Groser as base for the WI embroided map that hangs in Radley Church. The map is on parchment and over 2 metres long. Also available in sections at M.32(2).  Map M.45
Photocopy of Altered Apportionment of Tithe Rentcharge for certain land in Radley, being on the west side of the Oxford Road at Lodge Hill, 27 March 1906. Presented by Brian and Rita Ford. Document D.103
Copy Hearth Tax Documents for Radley, Thrupp, Northcourt, Kennington, Sunningwell and Bayworth, 1662–1664. 21 documents. Presented by Peter McWhirter, March 2007. Transcriptions of all these documents by Stanley Baker are also filed herewith. Document D.106
Copy of Subsidy Assessment for (inter alia) Radley with Thrupp, Barton with Northcourt and Sunningwell with Bayworth, 1625. Presented by Peter McWhirter, March 2007. A transcription by Stanley Baker is also filed herewith. Document D.107
Copy of New Valuation List for the Parish of Radley as amended by Assessment Committee March 8th 1894. Lists all the properties in Radley, including Kennington, with columns for names of owners, occupiers, description of property, estimated extent, gross estimated rental and rateable value. Presented by Mr Charles Dockar-Drysdale of Radley, March 2009. Also typescript of the list by Christine Wootton. For a further copy of this document see Documents D.67. Document D.182.6
Photocopies of Radley Tithe and Tithe Rent Charge Apportionments and other Tithe documents purchased by Stanley Baker in August 2010 from The National Archives and presented by him, as follows:
(i) Tithe Apportionment [text] by Francis Offley Martin, Assistant Tithe Commissioner, dated 7 May 1849, confirmed by Tithe Commissioners 29 April 1851. Also copy of front page only presented by Brian and Rita Ford. Also transcription.
(ii) Altered Apportionment 27 March 1906 (3 pp and map). Also further copy presented by Brian and Rita Ford. Also transcription.
(iii) Altered Apportionment 25 September 1931 (10 pp.). Also further copy presented by Brian and Rita Ford. Also transcription.
(iv) Radley Tithe File containing:
a. Report by Francis Offley Martin dated 15 November 1847 to the Tithe Commissioners following an Award meeting of Radley Landowners (9 pp).
b. Report by Francis Offley Martin dated 14 January 1848 following the adjourned Award meeting (98 pp).
c. Report by Francis Offley Martin dated 2 January 1849 following an Awards Appeal meeting of Radley landowners (6pp).
d. Draft Tithe Award for Radley 7 May 1849 (98pp).
e. Appointment by the Radley landowners of Mr S. Grimaldi of North Court House near Abingdon to be their valuer, 5 July 1849 (2 pp).
f. Receipt by John M. Davenport, Deputy Registrar for the Diocese of Oxford, to the Tithe Commissioners for a sealed copy of the Radley Tithe Award 21 May 1851.
g. Receipt by the incumbent and churchwardens of Radley to the Tithe Commissioners for a sealed copy of the Tithe Award, 25 May 1851.
(v) Copy of Radley Tithe Map 1849.  Also on disc. See Maps M.32 for accompanying maps. 
Document D.204
Sunningwell Tithe Award 1841. Also on disc. For the Tithe Map, see Maps M.31. Document D.230
Copy of article in The Local Historian July 2014 entitled 'Records of the Lloyd George survey of land values: comparisons and insights from Gloucestershire' by Anthea Jones. Document D.268
Hearth Tax Returns for Radley and Northcourt, 1662. Negative photocopy presented by Brian and Rita Ford. Also transcript of the document and description of Hearth Tax (prepared by Stanley Baker). Document D.61
Copy of New Valuation List for the Parish of Radley, as amended by the Assessment Committee. 8 March 1894. Presented by Patrick Drysdale. Document D.67
Copy of part of Land Tax document relating to the Liberty of Thrupp Wick, 19th century. Presented by Brian and Rita Ford. Also transcription of the document and note re land tax by Stanley Baker. Document D.93

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