Church Oppression and Onerous Taxes Prompted Hingham Migration in 1630s

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Title

Church Oppression and Onerous Taxes Prompted Hingham Migration in 1630s

Description

This item is a page taken from a pamphlet commemorating the erection of a Memorial Bell Tower in Hingham, Massachusetts for the settlers of the town in 1636. This page discusses the fact that many residents of Hingham, England left for New England because of high taxes and what they believed to by church oppression. It then includes a list of early male settlers to Hingham, Mass. between 1633 and 1639.

Subject

Taxes
Dissenters
Christianity
Emigration & immigration

Creator

Danzberger, G. Harris, 1899-1985

Source

Danzberger, G. Harris. Memorial Bell Tower, Hingham, Massachusetts. Hingham: The Parish House Press, 1968.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Rights

Under copyright.

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Pamphlets

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)
Hingham (England)

Temporal Coverage

1633-1639

Citation

Danzberger, G. Harris, 1899-1985, “Church Oppression and Onerous Taxes Prompted Hingham Migration in 1630s,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed June 26, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/311.