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A fond farewell

10 April 2017

After more than 12 years as Project Manager and Research Officer for the Centre for Hearth Tax Research, it is with something of a heavy heart that I write my very last blog post for...

London Hearth Tax Mapping: A ‘Charles Booth’ for the Seventeenth Century?

28 November 2016

Soon after the Centre for Hearth Tax Research started working on the 1666 London hearth tax, I had an idea in the back of my mind to compare and contrast an analysis...

Remembering John Ffloyd, Citizen of London and Comb Maker

25 April 2016

“This Bible was my Great Grandfather’s, John Ffloyd, citizen of London, and comb maker by Trade, who lived in one of his houses on the North Side of Ludgate Hill in the...

Merry Christmas and a ‘Hearthy’ New Year!!

22 December 2014

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a ‘Hearthy’ New Year! From everyone at Hearth Tax Online