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1647 Dover Tax List
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Source: The New Hampshire Genealogical Record, quarterly magazine, Vol I, July 1903-April 1904.
By Charles W. Tibbetts, Publ. 1904.
Transcribed By: Maggie Coleman


Dover was settled in 1623. Its citizens, like those of Strawberry Bank and Exeter, early adopted a form of town provincial government of their own. Dover was annexed to Massachusetts, by vote of its citizens, October 9, 1641. The early town and provincial books were destroyed soon after the annexation ton Massachusetts. Dover’s oldest town book now is existence was begun December 27, 1647: it has the following town rate which is the earliest tax rate of Dover now on record.


THE TOWNE RATE MADE THE 19TH, 10TH MO, [16]48.
DOVER.


Impris

£

 s.

d.

£

s.

d.

George Smith, Rated at

32

8

0

 

 

 

   and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

10

9

 
George Webb, Rated

46

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

12

8

 
John Goddard, Rated

129

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

2

2

2

 
Tho: Layton, rated

156

10

0

2

12

0

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
John Damme, Rated

104

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

14

10

 
George Walton, Rated

84

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

7

4

 
William Pomfrett, Rated

71

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

8

 
Richard Yorke, Rated

72

8

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

8

 
Hate Euill Nutter, Rate

78

16

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

6

3

 
Willlam Story, Rated

66

4

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

2

1

 
Joseph Austin, Rated

91

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

11

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tho: Canny, Rated

84

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

8

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Haines, Rated

65

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

11

8

 
John Tare, Rated

35

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

11

8

 
Jo: Hall, Rated

79

12

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

6

8

 
Willm ffurber, Rated

81

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

7

2

 
Henry Tibbetts, Rated

87

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

9

0

 
John Turtle, Rated

69

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

0

 
James Newte, Rated

83

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

7

8

 
Mr Roberts, Rated

69

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

2

 
Edw: Starbuck, Rated

45

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

15

4

 
Ambrose Gibbons, Rated

86

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

8

0

 
Willm Beard, Rated

76

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

5

6

 
Tho: Stephenson, Rated

50

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

16

4

 
William Drue, Rated

70

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

4

 
Matthew Gyles, Rated

194

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

3

3

2

 
Mrs. Matthews, Rated

1369

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

2

3

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonas Binns, Rated

42

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

14

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Adams, Rated

31

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

10

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Bickford, Rated

115

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

18

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip Chasely, Rated

78

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

6

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tho: Willey, Rated

71

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Allt, Rated

69

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darby ffeild, Rated

81

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

7

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver Kent, Rated

70

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

*0000

11

4

*Apparently originally written 0001: 03: 10 and afterward changed.
 
Impris

£

 s.

d.

£

s.

d.

Tho. Johnson, Rated

40

0

0

 

 

 

   and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

13

4

 
John Baker, Rated

92

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

12

8

  more to pay

 

 

 

0

3

4

 
ffrancis Littlefield, Rate

60

15

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

0

3

 
Rich: Walderne, Rated

143

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

2

3

4

 
Tho: Trickett, Rated

104

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

8

4

 
Henry Longstaff, Rated

75

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

5

0

 
Geo: Branson, Rated

30

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

10

0

 
Henry Beck, Rated

40

16

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

13

7

 
John Hilton, Rated

46

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

15

4

 
Willm Roberts, Rated

46

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

15

2

 
Tho: ffootman, Rated

60

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

0

0

 
James Rawlins, Rated

60

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

0

0

 
Mr Seeleys house, Rated

8

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

2

8

 
Tho: ffursen, Rated

16

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

5

0

 
ffrancis Small, Rated

10

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

3

4

 
Jefferey Raggs house, Rated

4

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

1

4

 
Thomsons point house

4

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

1

4

 
Robert Hethersey, Rated

60

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

0

0

 
Tho: Beard, Rated

62

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

0

8

 
John Hall, Rated

42

0

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

14

0

 
John Martin, Rated

41

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

0

13

10

             
Antho: Emery, Rated

0108

10

0

 

 

 

  and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

1

16

00

more to pay for a bull

2

10

4

 

 

 

 and to pay 4d. p£ is

 

 

 

 

 

10



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