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Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records 1783-1926

RG 062:032, Town of Coventry

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Coventry (Conn.)
Title: Town of Coventry records
Dates: 1783-1926
Quantity: 24 cubic feet
Abstract: Administrative and tax records for the town of Coventry.
Identification: RG062_032
Accession: T000989
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Coventry was incorporated in May 1712.

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Scope and Content

Administrative and tax records for the town of Coventry.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Elections -- Connecticut -- Coventry -- Statistics
Local taxation -- Connecticut -- Coventry -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- Coventry -- Registers
Public welfare -- Connecticut -- Coventry
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- Coventry -- Regsiters
Taxation -- Connecticut -- Coventry -- Registers
Voting -- Connecticut -- Coventry -- Statistics
Voting registers -- Connecticut -- Coventry

Places:

Coventry (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

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Container List

Records, 1783-1926
Registers of electors, 1840-1926 Boxes 1-2
Town records, including attachments, legal records, town meeting notices, records of votes, records relating to care of the poor, bills, receipts, orders, dog licenses, vital records, estimates for building bridges, pledges for town chairman, 1808-1921 Box 3
Tax Records Box 4
Andover Society rate bill, 1784 (1783?)
Andover Society highway Tax rate bills, 1794, 1808, 1840, 1844, 1845
Andover Society rate list, 1805
North Coventry rate lists, 1837, 1838
Tax collector's and assessor's notices and correspondence, 1881-1913
Abatment lists, 1900-1905
Collector's Returns, 1908-1917
Individual Tax Lists
1884 and 1904-1907 Box 5
1907-1908 Box 6
1912, 1 volume
1913, 1 volume
1914, 1 volume
1915, 1 volume
1916, 1 volume
1917, 1 volume
1918, 1 volume
1919, 1 volume
1920, 1 volume
Tax Abstracts
For each year there is a seperate tax abstract for the first society and second society. For 1855 there is only a second society tax abstract.
Box 23 is on oversize shelving.
1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859 Box 7
1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864 Box 8
1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869 Box 9
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874 Box 10
1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879 Box 11
1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884 Box 12
1885, 1886, 1887 Box 13
1888, 1889 Box 14
1890, 1891, 1892 Box 15
1893, 1894, 1895, 1896 Box 16
1897, 1898, 1899 Box 17
1900, 1901, 1902 Box 18
1903, 1904, 1905 Box 19
1906, 1907, 1908 Box 20
1909, 1910, 1911 Box 21
1912, 1913 Box 22
1914, 1915, 1916 Box 23