Radnor Township and Southeast Delco school district are tied for the next highest increases.
Taxes are going up 3 percent this year at both districts. The following districts have increases that range from 1. A new school district ranking was released last week by data compiler Niche, and many in Delaware County made the top in the state. In that assessment, the top-ranked Delco school district is Radnor, which came second in the state. Next up was Wallingford-Swarthmore, which was ranked sixth in Pennsylvania. Garnet Valley School District came in 12th in the state.
You can read more about the methodology here. Nearby Places.
Back to the Radnor Patch. Besides church records that is about the only place to find marriage records.
Occasionally the happy couple put in a announcement in the local newspaper, though not all the time. Recently a friend gave me a copy of research done on the Delaware County Republican Newspaper which was first published in the 's. Some one went thru copies of the paper almost years ago and wrote all the marriage licenses that were in the newspaper for Delaware County residents. I and my helpers are starting to type the list now.
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The list is not complete some newspapers years are missing but there are 's of names. This will be a long project, names will be added over the next several months and it will be searchable. Click on the link below for the first few marriages.
How do you assign new values to , properties after 20 years? A look inside Delco revaluation
The 18th Century Tax Lists on this Web Site took several years to transcribe from 60 year old microfilm. Delaware County was part of Chester County till The tax records begin in and on this site will go to Right now the tax records go to the year Many tax records are missing in the 's thru the 's and some are simply unreadable. Tax records from thru are missing along with , and thru with few exceptions. Every effort was made to decipher the names. In all cases, misspellings were corrected.
Dix was changed to Dicks and Nuzum changed to Newsome, for example. In some cases names such as Lindsay and Lindsey were left the same, because both spellings were used.
Before , only names and tax amounts paid were recorded. Beginning in , acres, slaves and servants and in many cases, occupations were listed for the first time. The tax lists can be viewed on each Township web page.https://afantielau.tk
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To get a better understanding of what the numbers etc. Understanding 18th Century Tax Records. History of Delaware County by George Smith The first book about Delaware County and it's history was published in by George Smith. The book contains biographies of early families etc. Well worth the look.
You can see the entire book by clicking the link above. History of Delaware County by Henry G. Ashmead After years, Henry G. Ashmead's , History of Delaware County is still the bible. The book can be viewed on line by clicking the link above. Cyclopedia of Delaware County by Samuel Wiley The book featured a brief history of the County and almost biographical sketches of prominent men and families of Delaware County.
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It is on line for the first time and can be viewed by clicking the above link. Chester and it's Vicinity in Delaware County Penna.
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Related to several early Delaware County Families, Martin wrote this book based on research, interviews, reminisces and just plain gossip. The book deals with families in Chester and the surrounding area, mainly Ridley Township. The book can be seen by clicking the above link. Historians, Gilbert Cope and Henry Graham Ashmead, together published this massive two volume set on the history of both Chester and Delaware Counties in A wealth of information on early families, the book can be reached by clicking the link above.