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The ownership of a greyhound makes it likely that John JACKSON would had an interest in dog racing.
Sharon Oddie Brown. September 28, 2009
NOTE: The Statutes of the United Kingdom and Ireland, Volume 20, clause XXXI dated 1805 made provision for taxes on Carriages, Servants, Dogs, Horses, Mares, Geldings or Mules.

 

Sir

Take notice that I have on or before the ninth day of January last parted with my Greyhound and one Spaniel dog. I give you this notice that I may not be chargeable with the tax on the above named dogs in future. Given under my hand this 1st day of February 1814 fourteen

To Mr. J. Irwin[1] hearth money collector

John Jackson[2]

 



[1] J IRWIN. NOTE: I don’t know who he was.

[2] John JACKSON (1780-1817) husband of Elizabeth McCULLAGH. He was the only son of David JACKSON and Margaret BRADFORD. He lived at Urker and had 4 children, one of whom was the father of Sir Thomas JACKSON.

 

 

 

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