Questions tagged [property-records]

Modern records about real estate, especially in cities, with information about the buildings on the parcels and their year of construction.

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What does 'for the ferm' (or possibly 'farm' or possibly 'feren') mean in Welsh Land Tax records?

I'm transcribing the Land Tax records (circa 1796-1831) for a set of contiguous parishes in Pembrokeshire (all North of the admittedly mobile "Landsker" line.) Most of them have amounts 'for the ...
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What was required to be entered into “England, Cheshire, Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832”

My ancestor, George Dutton, was in Cheshire, England, living there around 1800. I noticed he was in Coddington for a few years in the tax records (1796-1798), disappeared for a few years, got married ...
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How to connect digitized images to a map?

This is similar to the earlier question How to index your own digitalized records? but with a twist. One of my places of interest uses a lot and block survey system and has maps available for ...
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Searching and analyzing Valuation Rolls in Scotland in the early 20th Century?

Whenever I find a street address for a person I'm researching, I like to look for property records to find out whatever I can about the building the person was living in. Even when the person is a ...
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Techniques for searching Somerset electoral rolls?

Find My Past has recently released a collection of Somerset Electoral Registers. The date range for the collection is 1832-1914. I am just beginning my research in Somerset. I have one family of ...
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Finding records from the 'manor house'

I have an 1881 Census record for one of my research subjects where he appears as a servant at the local Manor house. Mark Herber's Ancestral Trails has a section on finding manor house records ...
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Where can I find information on buildings that have been demolished?

I'd appreciate suggestions from anyone who has traced the history of houses, multi-family residences, and commercial buildings, on how to find more information about buildings which no longer exist. ...
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Do any records of the building of the First Parish Church of Norwell exist?

The First Parish Church of Norwell has records back to 1642 and has scanned all of the church records to facilitate historical and genealogical research. See http://www.firstparishnorwell.org/archive....