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What was required to be entered into "England, Cheshire, Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832"

Devon County Council has a good explanation of the Land Tax Assessment. There are a few possibilities that spring to mind. Firstly, he could have moved out of the area or into a dwelling that wasn't ...
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How to connect digitized images to a map?

I think a map centric approach to visualizing the relationships between people, parcels and eras is the right way to go. The requirements that you describe are all possible using a Desktop GIS (...
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Techniques for searching Somerset electoral rolls?

I've moved the research plan / search results from the question into a self-answer. Somerset Marriages A search of FreeBMD turned up a candidate for a marriage registered Mar 1845 in Wellington Reg ...
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How to connect digitized images to a map?

One software program that might be of help is called History Geo. I haven't used it myself but from my review of the software available, it appears to be closest to what you are looking for. They ...
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What does 'for the ferm' (or possibly 'farm' or possibly 'feren') mean in Welsh Land Tax records?

There are two spellings here – ferm and fearm – both of which, I suspect are a variant spelling of farm. The term is English, which explains why it does not show in a Welsh dictionary. A few excerpts ...
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How to connect digitized images to a map?

Google Earth has a lot of useful features and lots of third party applications. When I first started looking at land use history I converted PDF plats into transparent GIF overlays and pinned them ...
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Searching and analyzing Valuation Rolls in Scotland in the early 20th Century?

This is a stub of an answer which I'll expand on, once I find the notes I took during my previous searches of Scotlands People. Following a suggestion from AdrianB38 to look for directories at the ...
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Finding records from the 'manor house'

I think Poole House was a large house possibly built in Slapton by and for Admiral Richard Hawkins, the son of Admiral John Hawkins of Armada fame, some time in the late 1500's or early 1600's. John ...
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What was required to be entered into "England, Cheshire, Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832"

A quick search pointed me to the correct information. First of all, there are two things that the registration could mean. The person could be a land owner (or renter) The record doubled as a voter ...
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