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Offline Elwyn Attwood

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Manchester area 'Rate Books'
« on: Saturday 28 August 21 10:42 BST (UK) »
I have come across the term 'Manchester Rate Books' when researching a family member from 1897.

Can anyone please explain what they represent please?  I wonder if they were on low income perhaps?

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Re: Manchester area 'Rate Books'
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 28 August 21 11:46 BST (UK) »
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Re: Manchester area 'Rate Books'
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 28 August 21 13:06 BST (UK) »
Thank you heywood for your response. that clears it up for me. It was just that I had never come across that before.

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