Search for your ancestors in these early taxation records from the Tudor and Jacobean periods. The transcripts were created from original treasury records held at The National Archives.
Each record includes a transcription of the original taxation records held at The National Archives. You will find a combination of the following facts:
County and country
Full entry – this may include the names of other taxpayers living in the same area as well as the individual and total amounts paid in taxes
Archive and reference
Cliff Webb created the Surrey lay subsidies 1524-1645 from The National Archives’ E 179 series, ‘Exchequer: King’s Remembrancer: Particulars of account and other records relating to lay and clerical taxation, National treasury records’. The records were previously hosted on the Origins site. Lay subsidies are taxation records from the final years of the Tudor period and the early years of the Jacobean era. All the records come from Surrey in South East England.