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DIZZI

DIZZI Report 29 Jun 2008 19:01

AS IF THIS LARKS NOT HARD ENOUGH

1695 Marriage Duty Act

The Marriage Duty Act imposed a tax on births, marriages and burials until repealed in 1705; it acted as a disincentive to have entries made in parish registers

skwirrel 1

skwirrel 1 Report 29 Jun 2008 19:21

Typical...............as if they didn't know we were all going to want all those entries.....tuts.

~~~~~~~~Gwen

Gill

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~  **007 1/2**

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~ **007 1/2** Report 29 Jun 2008 20:19

~~~waves to Gwen and Gill~~~~

Thanks Dizzi - I haven't even got that far back yet lol

(I say yet - that's being optimistic)