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Land Ownership Records or Assessment Rolls

Reference Code: 
TT NATT LG 1
Scope and Content: 

Assessment Rolls are listed by Counties and wards and are in triennial periods. They dealt with the district administration of the colony as it related to land and property. They list the name of the owner of the land, the boundaries surrounding it, the size of the parcel of land, and the total house and land tax to be paid. Each entry has an assessment roll number which are listed alphabetically and in a sequential order. This collection does not extend to all areas in the country. There are records from Chaguaramas up to the ward of Tacarigua in the north east, down to Couva in the south and from Princes Town up to Rio claro in the south east. See Listing

Name of Creator: 
Warden’s Department/ District Revenue Services Warden Offices
Restriction on Acess and Reproduction: 
No restriction on access
Finding Aids: 
Inventory
Extent and Medium: 
Volumes totally about 300 cubic feet.
Start Year: 
1818
End Year: 
1950
Level of Description: 
Fonds