City Posts

Type 3 plate at Colnbrook (No 78)

History of the coal duties

The coal duties of the City of London, whose area of application was marked in the nineteenth century by the boundary marks which this site deals with, go back to the seventeenth century and earlier.

The following pages detail the history of the duties and the purposes they were devoted to:

A separate set of pages deals with the History of the boundary and the marks.

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