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Medieval Tax Assessments for Northamptonshire

I wrote an article for the Northamptonshire FHS called Serendipity some time ago – those pleasant chance discoveries we make in family history from time to time.

Does your family tree go back to the 14th century? You might find a surprise as it contains transcripts of tax assessments for Northamptonshire from 1301 and 1524. What surprised me was that I soon found some of my family names in these records, and many others in parishes that interest me that were still there 600 years later. Sadly a lot to fill in between, but quite an encouragement.

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