Catalogue description Entry Papers of Excise Men

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Details of CUST 116
Reference: CUST 116
Title: Entry Papers of Excise Men

These papers of the Board of Excise and the Board of Inland Revenue contain personal details of successful examinees, together with an oath of office and subsequent certificate of qualification and proficiency. They cover appointments to positions in England, Scotland and Wales.

It seems that this series is incomplete, although it is not possible to determine how much is missing. With the exception of a few papers relating to the Irish Revenue Police in CUST 116/41 there are no papers for men appointed to the Excise in Ireland.

Date: 1820-1870

It is believed that the abbreviations in the series list, which are taken from notations on the documents signify:

  • EP Entry or examination papers
  • C Certificate
  • RP Revenue police
  • SC Scotland

Related material:

Appointments to the Irish Revenue Police are in CUST 111

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Excise, 1642-1849

Board of Inland Revenue, 1849-2005

Physical description: 80 bundle(s)
Unpublished finding aids:

There was a card index; this has now been superceeded by the Catalogue.

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