British Academy Hearth Tax Project

Project Details


An assertive digital edition of the records of the Restoration hearth tax

Layman's description

Hearth Tax Digital enables researchers to read and analyse hearth tax returns in the original order in which it was written and to search the records using database technologies. This ;provides new ways of researching the Restoration hearth tax, and makes the full edited versions of these texts available online.
Effective start/end date6/02/19 → …


  • hearth tax
  • economic history
  • digital humanities
  • social history
  • architectural history
  • urban history
  • local history