Rates were collected in each parish for support of the sick and poor, maintenance of roads and church, and other parish expenses. With this collection you can search or browse the images of the rate book from the parish of Cheddar, Somerset County, England. It includes all households in the area, who occupied the house, who owned the house, the type of dwelling, the name or situation or the property, and how much rent was collected.
The town of Cheddar, birthplace of the popular cheese of the same name, is located in the county of Somerset in southwest England.
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