DEVON SUBSIDY ROLLS, 1524-1527.

The kings of the time (in 1524 it was Henry VIII) were desperate for money to finance the wars that were always taking place. So ordinary people who had a certain amount of money or goods were taxed on them, somewhat as we are today.
 
Surname Firstname Role Comment Town
Colyer William

Stockland
Colyer Henry

Stockland
Colyer Walter

Stockland
Colyer John

Stockland
Colyer John

Yarcombe
Colyer John Thatcher
Uplyme
Colyer John Baker
Uplyme
Collier John
From Lay Subsidy Rolls, 1621. Uplyme
Collier John
"Of Roade". From Lay Subsidy Rolls, 1621. Uplyme
Collier Nathaniel
From Lay Subsidy Rolls, 1660 Cotleigh