Historic UK Road Tax Duty (for Motorcycles)
 
3 Months
 
4 Months
 
6 Months
 
12 Months
  upto 150cc 150 - 250cc over 250cc   upto 150cc 150 - 250cc over 250cc   upto 150cc 150 - 250cc over 250cc   upto 150cc 150 - 250cc over 250cc
1921 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1922 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1923 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1924 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1925 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1926 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1927 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1928 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1929 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1930 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1931 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1932 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1933 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1934 2s 9d 5s 6d 10s 11d   3s 8d 7s 4d 14s 8d   5s 6d 10s 11d £1 1s 8d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d
1935 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 14s 8d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1936 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 14s 8d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1937 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1938 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1939 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1940 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1941 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1942 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1943 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1944 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1945 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1946 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1947 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1948 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1949 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1950 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1951 2s 10d 5s 8d 11s 3d   3s 9d 7s 6d 15s 0d   5s 8d 11s 3d £1  2s 6d   10s 4d £1  0s 8d £2  1s 4d
1952 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1953 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1954 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1955 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1956 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1957 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1958 4s 10d 10s 4d £1  0s 8d   6s 6d 13s 0d £1  6s 0d   9s 8d 19s 4d £1 18s 8d   17s 6d £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d
1959 6s 2d 12s 4d £1  4s 8d   8s 4d 16s 8d £1 13s 4d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d £2  8s 9d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d £4  10s 0d
1960 6s 2d 12s 4d £1  4s 8d   8s 4d 16s 8d £1 13s 4d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d £2  8s 9d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d £4  10s 0d
1961 6s 2d 12s 4d £1  4s 8d   8s 4d 16s 8d £1 13s 4d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d £2  8s 9d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d £4  10s 0d
1962 6s 2d 12s 4d £1  4s 8d   8s 4d 16s 8d £1 13s 4d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d £2  8s 9d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d £4  10s 0d
1963 6s 2d 12s 4d £1  4s 8d   8s 4d 16s 8d £1 13s 4d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d £2  8s 9d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d £4  10s 0d
1964 6s 2d 12s 4d £1  4s 8d   8s 4d 16s 8d £1 13s 4d   12s 3d £1  4s 8d £2  8s 9d   £1  5s 0d £2  5s 0d £4  10s 0d
1965  7s 11d 15s 11d £1  11s 10d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d   15s 11d £1 11s 10d £3  3s 8d   £1  9s 6d £2  18s 9d £5  17s 6d
1966  7s 11d 15s 11d £1  11s 10d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d   15s 11d £1 11s 10d £3  3s 8d   £1  9s 6d £2  18s 9d £5  17s 6d
1967  7s 11d 15s 11d £1  11s 10d   10s 0d £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d   15s 11d £1 11s 10d £3  3s 8d   £1  9s 6d £2  18s 9d £5  17s 6d
1968 10s 3d £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d £2  13s 0d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d £4  1s 0d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d £7  10s 0d
1969 10s 3d £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d £2  13s 0d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d £4  1s 0d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d £7  10s 0d
1970 10s 3d £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d £2  13s 0d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d £4  1s 0d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d £7  10s 0d
1971 10s 3d £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d   13s 3d £1  6s 6d £2  13s 0d   £1  0s 3d £2  0s 6d £4  1s 0d   £1  17s 6d £3  15s 0d £7  10s 0d
1972 14s 0d £1  8s 0d £2  16s 0d   £1  0s 0d £2  0s 0d £4  0s 0d   £1  8s 0d £2  16s 0d £5  12s 0d   £2  12s 6d £5  5s 0d £10  10s 0d
1972 70p £1.40 £2.80   £1 £2 £4   £1.40 £2.80 £5.60   £2.65 £5.25 £10.50
1973 70p £1.40 £2.80   £1 £2 £4   £1.40 £2.80 £5.60   £2.65 £5.25 £10.50
1974 70p £1.40 £2.80   £1 £2 £4   £1.40 £2.80 £5.60   £2.65 £5.25 £10.50
1975 £1.02 £2.03 £4.06   £1.35 £2.71 £5.42   £2.03 £4.06 £8.13   £3.75 £7.50 £15
1976 £1.02 £2.03 £4.06   £1.35 £2.71 £5.42   £2.03 £4.06 £8.13   £3.75 £7.50 £15
1977 £1.14 £2.28 £4.55   £1.52 £3.03 £6.07   £2.28 £4.55 £9.10   £4.20 £8.40 £16.80
1978 £1.14 £2.28 £4.55   £1.52 £3.03 £6.07   £2.28 £4.55 £9.10   £4.20 £8.40 £16.80
1979 £1.14 £2.28 £4.55   £1.52 £3.03 £6.07   £2.28 £4.55 £9.10   £4.20 £8.40 £16.80
1980 £1.24 £2.48 £4.96   £1.65 £3.30 £6.61   £2.48 £4.96 £9.91   £4.58 £9.15 £18.30
1981 £1.24 £2.48 £4.96   £1.65 £3.30 £6.61   £2.48 £4.96 £9.91   £4.58 £9.15 £18.30
1982 £1.24 £2.48 £4.96   £1.65 £3.30 £6.61   £2.48 £4.96 £9.91   £4.58 £9.15 £18.30
1983 £1.76 £3.52 £7.04   £2.35 £4.69 £9.39   £3.52 £7.04 £14.08   £6.50 £13 £26
1984 £1.83 £3.66 £7.31   £2.44 £4.88 £9.75   £3.66 £7.31 £14.63   £6.75 £13.50 £27
1985 £1.83 £3.66 £7.31   £2.44 £4.88 £9.75   £3.66 £7.31 £14.63   £6.75 £13.50 £27
1986 £2.03 £4.06 £8.13   £2.71 £5.42 £10.83   £4.06 £8.13 £16.25   £7.50 £15 £30
1987 £2.23 £4.47 £8.94   £2.98 £5.96 £11.92   £4.47 £8.94 £17.88   £8.25 £16.50 £33
1988 £2.23 £4.47 £8.94   £2.98 £5.96 £11.92   £4.47 £8.94 £17.88   £8.25 £16.50 £33
1989 £2.37 £4.74 £9.48   £3.16 £6.32 £12.64   £4.74 £9.48 £18.96   £8.75 £17.50 £35
1990 £2.37 £4.74 £9.48   £3.16 £6.32 £12.64   £4.74 £9.48 £18.96   £8.75 £17.50 £35
1991 £2.37 £4.74 £9.48   £3.16 £6.32 £12.64   £4.74 £9.48 £18.96   £8.75 £17.50 £35
1992                              
1993                              
1994                              
1995                              
1996                              
1997                              
1998                              
1999                              
2000                              
  • While every effort is made to be as accurate as possible, the values in the table above must be regarded as indicative rates of duty and not necessarily the actual amount charged at the time.
Conversions

GBP pre 1972:


GBP post 1972

£1 = 20s (shillings)
 1s= 12d (Pennies)

£1 = 100p (Pence)

GBP £1
=Approx $1.83

© fromanothertime.com 2005

 

Send mail to theboss@fromanothertime.com with questions or comments
about this web site.
Copyright 2004 fromanothertime.com
Last modified: 05/03/04