Information discovered during the case study about Norwich commissioners and their dealings with Parliament
The sections of the 1821 Land Tax Act that list the Norwich land tax commissioners
At the Parliamentary Archives the detectives found the commisioner Elisha De Hague's name in two Acts Of Parliament
Find out about the commissioner William Herring a prosperous Norwich merchant and manufacturer
Yallop's experience of financial matters that made him an obvious choice as a land tax commissioner on the 1821 Land Tax Act.
Commissioner Michael Bland used his inherited wealth to pursue a range of business interests
Born in 1752, Philip Meadows Martineau was a member of a notable Norwich family of Huguenot descent and was an active member of the French community in Norwich.
Find out how the Norwich history detectives followed the trail of 5 commissioners named on the Land Tax Roll of 1821.