Find your ancestors in Plymouth & West Devon Rate Books, 1598-1933

These records comprise almost 300,000 names of tax payers in Devon between 1598 and 1933.

These records are an excellent census substitute and usually record the following detail:

* Name of occupier (head of household)
* Name of owner
* Description of the property (house or business)
* Street address/township/parish
* Rate to be paid (e.g. poor rate, water rate)
* Amount to paid
* Date paid or any default on payment