An assessment made on the Houses & Lands in the Borough of Thornbury & Coat* in the County of Glos for granting an Aid to his Majesty by a land tax to be raised in the year 1796 after the rate of 4 shillings in the pound.
Thos Wetmore & Wm Millett Assessors
Mr James Eley & Mr John Croome Collectors
Total Collected £54 0s 0d
*Probably Cote (Farm), Olveston. Edward S Sitwell of Derbyshire was the nephew of Rev Staunton Degge (his mother Dorothy Wilmot was Staunton Degge’s sister & heir; he adopted the surname Sitwell to inherit other property) & inherited land in Tockington, Olveston, Aust, inc connections with Over Court.
**Is Hamblin another version of Emblin?