Difference between revisions of "Estate Duty Registers"

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Starting in 1897, the government levied taxes on estates over a specific value. Starting in 1796, a tax or death duty was levied by the government on estates over a certain value. These estate duty or death duty records may add considerable information not found elsewhere. Information found in them includes the following.
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Starting in 1897, the government levied taxes on estates over a specific value. Starting in 1796, a tax or death duty was levied by the government on estates over a certain value. These estate duty or death duty records may add considerable information not found elsewhere.
  
*Name and address of the deceased<br>
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== Information In the Records<br> ==
*Date of death<br>
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*Place and date of probate<br>
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*Name and address of the deceased<br>  
*Names, addresses and occupations of the executors<br>
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*Date of death<br>  
*Details of estates and related matters <br>
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*Place and date of probate<br>  
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*Names, addresses and occupations of the executors<br>  
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*Details of estates and related matters <br>  
 
*Amount of the duty paid<br>
 
*Amount of the duty paid<br>
  
They also included information about the people who received bequests (beneficiaries), or who were the next-of-kin, such as exact relationship to the deceased.<br>
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They also included information about the people who received bequests (beneficiaries), or who were the next-of-kin, such as exact relationship to the deceased.<br>  
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== How to Use the Index ==
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== Locating the Records ==
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== Understanding the Records ==
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== For More Information ==
  
To learn more about these records, read The National Archives (England) online leaflets.<br>
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To learn more about these records, read The National Archives (England) online leaflets.<br>  
  
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=245 How to Interpret Death Duty Registers]<br>
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*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=245 How to Interpret Death Duty Registers]<br>  
 
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=107 Death Duty Record][http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=107 s, From 1796]<br>
 
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=107 Death Duty Record][http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=107 s, From 1796]<br>
  
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Revision as of 19:42, 19 May 2009

Starting in 1897, the government levied taxes on estates over a specific value. Starting in 1796, a tax or death duty was levied by the government on estates over a certain value. These estate duty or death duty records may add considerable information not found elsewhere.

Information In the Records

  • Name and address of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Place and date of probate
  • Names, addresses and occupations of the executors
  • Details of estates and related matters
  • Amount of the duty paid

They also included information about the people who received bequests (beneficiaries), or who were the next-of-kin, such as exact relationship to the deceased.

How to Use the Index

<under construction>

Locating the Records

<under construction>

Understanding the Records

<under construction>

For More Information

To learn more about these records, read The National Archives (England) online leaflets.