JOWETT ROLLS AND TAX RECORDS

West Riding Poll Tax 1379
Bradford and District Muster Roll 1539
Bradford and District Subsidy Roll 1545
Inquisition of Bradford 1577
Inquisition of Bradford 1612
Survey of Bradford 1638
West Riding Hearth Tax 1672
Bradford and District Assessment of Land 1692/3
Bradford and District Land Tax 1704


West Riding Poll Tax 1379

Common name Surname of Notes
(Unknown female) Jowete Clayton
Adam Jowete Clayton "A married man, 4d".
John Jowete Clayton "Johannes Jowete, 4d"
Alice Jawet Little Houghton
John Juwett Ripon "Taylor of Ripon, 6d".
(Unknown female) Jowet Thornton
William Jowet Thornton "A married man, 4d"
Beatrice Jowet Whitgift
Robert Jowet Whitgift
1 November 1998


Bradford and District Muster Roll 1539

A Bill (as used by a "Bylman" or billman) is a long stick with a point and a hook on the end, equally useful for pulling riders off horseback and as a farming tool!

Common name Surname of Notes
Thomas Jooet Allerton Bylman
Edward Jooet Bolling Bylman
Edward Jooet Bradford Not able
John Jooet Bradford Bylman
John Jooet Bradford Bylman, "A bill"
Miles Jooet Bradford Archer
Richard Jooet Bradford Not able
Richard Joet Bradford Archer
Leonard Jooet Clayton "A jack and archer"
Thomas Joet Heaton Archer, "A bow and a horse"
Richard Jooet Manningham Archer
Richard Jooet Thornton Bylman "a jak"
William Jooet Thornton Bylman
1 November 1998


Bradford and District Subsidy Roll 1545

Common name Surname of Notes
Edward Joiett Bolling
Evan Joiett Manningham 1.0s.1d
Leonard Joiett Clayton 1.0s.1d
Margaret Joiett Shipley 13.4s.4d
Richard Joiett Thornton 3.0s.3d
Thomas Joiett Heaton 1.0s.1d
1 November 1998


Inquisition of Bradford 1577

Date

Given name Surname of Notes
15770000 Edri Jewett Bollinge No details
4 January 2000


Survey of Bradford Villages 1638

1638 summary of Bradford Villages (Manningham, Bowling, Wibsey, Brierley, Heaton, Clayton, Allerton, Wilsden, Thornton, Eccleshill, Shipley and Haworth).

Date Given name Surname of Notes
16380000 Jowett Mannwells Allerton and Wilsden: "My Bayley.....hath also certain other lands inclosed called Mannwells in the occupation of Jowetts and others for which he receives 5 rent per annum"
16380000 John Jowett Bowling Bolling: "Thomas Hodgson and John Jowett - lands 10 acres. 8.12s"
16380000 John Jowett Bowling Bolling: "John Jowett and his brethren - 3 acres 2 roods. 2.16s."
16380000 John Jowett Manningham Mann'ham: "John Jowett land, Mr Ellison tenant. 1 acre 1.5 roods. 18s"
16380000 John Jowett Barkerend Bradford: "Lands 2 acres. 1.10s."
16380000 John Jowett Bradford Bradford: "Lands 5 acres. 3.18s."
4 January 2000

West Riding Hearth Tax 1672

This data was extracted from the Hearth Tax List for Agbrigg and Morley Wapentakes, transcribed and published by the Ripon Historical Society and Ripon, Harrogate and District FHG, 1992. No Jowett entries were found in any other of the Wapentakes!

Place Given name (s) Surname Notes
Allerton cum Wilden (Unnamed) Jawitt Widow Jawitt; 2 Hearths
Heaton cum Clayton (Unnamed) Jewitt Widow Jewitt; 1 Hearth, exempt
Thornton (Unnamed) Jewitt Widow Jewitt; 2 Hearths
Clayton Abraham Jewitt 1 Hearth, poor
Heaton cum Clayton Abraham Jewitt 1 Hearth, exempt
Ovenden Abraham Jewitt 1 Hearth
Bradford Westgate Daniel Jewitt 1 Hearth
Southowram Edward Jewitt 3 Hearths
Clayton James Jewett 1 Hearth
Bowling Jeremy Jewitt 2 Hearths
North Burley Jeremy Jawett 1 Hearth, poor
Wadsworth John Jawitt 1 Hearth
Bowling John Jewitt 1 Hearth
Heaton cum Clayton John Jowitt 2 Hearths
Allerton cum Wilden Jon Jewitt 4 Hearths
Clayton Jon Jewitt & Chr. Howgate; 2 Hearths
Thornton Jonas Jewitt 1 Hearth (2 entries for Jonas)
Thornton Jonas Jewitt 1 Hearth (2 entries for Jonas)
Heaton cum Clayton Margaret Jewitt 1 Hearth
Hortons Ambo Mary Jowett 1 Hearth
Allerton cum Wilden Nathan Jewitt 2 Hearths
Thornton Peter Jewitt 1 Hearth
Bowling Richard Jewitt 1 Hearth
Bowling William Jewitt 2 Hearths
Heaton cum Clayton William Jewitt 1 Hearth
Hortons Ambo William Jowitt 2 Hearths
28 March 2000


Bradford and District Assessment of Land 1692/3

Though most Jowetts in the area were clearly peasantry, this shows us that there were some land owners too, notably Samuel Jowett of Idle.

Common name Surname of Notes
John Jowett Eccleshill 17s.4d
Nathan Jowett Eccleshill 1.5s.6d
Samuel Jowett Idle 18s.8d "for Howgate lands"
Samuel Jowett Idle 1.18s.0d "for Clarkson lands"
Samuel Jowett Idle 6s.8d "land at Thorpe"
Samuel Jowett Idle 1s.4d "Home"
William Jowett Idle 6s.8d
1 November 1998


Bradford and District Land Tax 1704

The following records are extracted from the Land Tax records for Bradford and District, Yorkshire, England, 1704. The tax was levied at 4 shillings to the pound. No Jowett entries were found for the townships of Shipley, Hunsworth, Bradford, Pudsey, North Byerley or Wike; This does not mean there were no Jowetts in these townships, merely that those that were there did not own their own land.

Common name Surname of Notes
Jowett Allerton cum Wilsden 14s.8d "Widdow Jowett per old and new"
Jowett Bolton 8s.0d "Mrs Jowett"
William Jowett Bolton 2.3s.2d
Abraham Jowett Bowling 4s.6d
Jonathan Jowett Bowling 13s.1d
John Jowett Bradford 6s.6d
Archilles Jowett Clayton 12s.0d
Peter Jowett Clayton 12s.0d "Peter Jowett for Ward's Farm"
John Jowett Eccleshill 1.0s.6d
Nathan Jowett Eccleshill 1.1s.3d
Jowett Heaton 1.16s.4d "William Bolling for Jowett's land"
Jowett Heaton 4s.9d "James Garth for Jowett's land"
Jewit Horton 1s.10.5d "Gilbert Brooksbank for Jewit"
Abraham Jewit Horton 1.2s.6d
John Jowett Idle 11s.3d
Samuel Jowett Idle "John Pollard 3.0s.8d and, for Little Ing, late part of Samuel Jowett's 2s.0d"
Samuel Jowett Idle 1.18s.3d
Samuel Jowett Idle 13s.4d "William and Samuel Jowett's land"
William Jowett Idle 13s.4d "William and Samuel Jowett's land"
Jowett Manningham 2.14s.6d "Mr John Smith....for Brown Royd and Jowett's land"
Jowett Manningham 10s.4d "Mr William Rawson for Jowett land"
Jowett Manningham 14s.0d "William Bowling and for Jowett"
Jowett Manningham 4s.6d "John Crabtree for Jowett, part of West Field"
Ellen Jowett Manningham 1.2s.0d "John and Ellen Jowett"
John Jowett Manningham 1.2s.0d "John and Ellen Jowett"
John Jowett Manningham 16s.3d "John Jowett of Brecks"
William Jowett Manningham 3s.1.5d
Grace Jowet Thornton 4s.0d
Jonas Jowat Thornton 16s.0d
1 November 1998



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