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Blockley, Township of

[Record Group 202]

202.1 Supervisors of Public Roads and Highways. Highway Tax Duplicate and Accounts
September 1763-April 1765
1 volume, no index
Lists names of highway supervisors and assessors who made the rate of assessment and of the justices of the peace who approved and allowed the rate, taxable's name, total assessed value of the property taxed, total tax only, total of all taxes paid, amount and reason for deficiencies and names of persons who did not pay; accounts which list dates of payments for road repairs, reason for and cost of repairs balances against supervisors' income; and settlement of accounts which lists amount to be reimbursed to supervisors of balance to be paid to their successor, date of settlement and names of persons signing settlement.
Bound with Record Series 202.2 and 202.4
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
202.2 Supervisors of Public Roads and Highways. Tax Duplicate and Accounts
August 1765-March 1798
1 volume, no index
Duplicate entries August 1765-April 1777 list names of highway supervisors and assessors who made the rate of assessment (names of assessors omitted after passage on March 21, 1772 of Act for Opening and Better Amending and Keeping in Repair the Public Roads and Highways Within the Province), names of justices of the peace who allowed and approved the rate, taxable's name, total assessed value of property taxed, total tax only, total of all highway taxes paid, amount and reason for deficiencies and names of persons who did not pay. Account entries March 1766-March 1779 include dates of payments for road repairs, reason for and cost of repairs balanced against a statement of accounts which includes the date of settlement, amount to be reimbursed to supervisors or balance to be paid to their successors, and names of persons signing settlement. Entries 1779 include only value of work done on roads balanced against cash from former supervisors and "...labor of sundry inhabitants on the road in the course of two years past..." Entries 1782-1798 include only settlements of supervisors' accounts. Also included for 1787 are the names of persons elected as supervisors of highways, settlers of accounts, and overseers of the poor.
Bound with Record Series 202.1 and 202.4
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
202.3 Overseers of the Poor. Poor Tax Duplicate and Accounts
May 1752-March 1776
1 volume, no index
Tax duplicate entries, May 1752-1773, include date and rate of tax, names of Overseers of the Poor, taxable's name, total assessed value of property taxed, total tax only to be paid by taxable (November 1760-May 1773 only), total of all taxes paid, names of persons deficient, amount of and reason for deficiency, total of deficiencies, and after 1768 names of justices of peace who approved tax rate. Account entries, May 1752-March 1776, list date of and amounts of payments for care of the poor, the names of persons to whom payments made, and reason for payment balanced against statement of Overseers' income; balance of accounts to be paid to succeeding overseers; and, March 1764-March 1776, a settlement of Overseers' accounts which lists date of settlement, balance of accounts to be paid to succeeding overseers, and names of freeholders who settled the accounts.
Bound with Record Series 202.5
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
202.4 Overseers of the Poor. Settlement of Accounts
1788-1797
1 volume, no index
For each year lists names of Overseers of Poor, amount of balance of their accounts to be paid to their successors, date of settlement of the account, and names of freeholders signng settlement.
Bound with Record Series 202.1 and 202.2
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
202.5 Minutes. Meetings of the Inhabitants of the Township of Blockley
August 1, 1760, March 20, 1773, March 19, 1774, March 18, 1775, March 17, 1826
1 volume, no index
Bound with Record Series 202.3
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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