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Declared Accounts: Wine Licences

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30, 1716. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1958.

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Wine Licences

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: WINE LICENCES.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3189 [E351/3189] (fn. 1)

No Audit Office Roll.

Robert Lowndes, Daniel Dering, Richard Plumpton, William George Cresset and Charles Greenwood, Commissioners for granting Licences to sell Wine.

Two years to Xmas 1717.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: money remaining in the Accomptants' hands none, they being in Surplusage nil.
but depending in super upon several persons for rent of licences, compositions, money imprested etc. 10,709 8 2
Receipts: the produce of the Revenue of Wine licences granted within the time of this Accompt:
divers persons in England, Wales and Berwick-on-Tweed for the rent of their licences:
in the year 1716
6,816 13 9
in the year 1717 7,152 0 0
13,968 13 9
compositions from those who elapsed the time for taking out licences:
in the year 1716
238 0 0
in the year 1717 270 0 0
508 0 0
Voluntary Charge: surcharge for money received within the time of this Accompt for licences granted in former years, also for licences granted in former years but not then fully charged and for overpayments, detailed (William Gilman of Amersham co. Bucks; William Wood of Bewdley, co. Worc.; William Morton of Tamworth, co. Warwick; Alexander Pilford of Farnham co. Surrey; John Bowdage of Taunton, co. Somerset; John Cary of Brackley, co. Northtn; Charles Morton of Exeter, co. Devon; John Glover of Hertford; Richard Haywood of New Molton, co. York; William Gerrard of Sir George's, co. Surrey; Robert Butler of Antham, co. Oxford; Jeremiah Woolfe of Beiles, co. Suffolk) 12 15 0
total charge and receipts £25,198 16 11
Discharge.
Surplusage due at the foot of the last Accompt 538 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
salaries etc. for two years to Xmas 1717:
Robert Lowndes, Daniel Dering, Richard Plumpton, William George Cresset and Charles Greenwood, Commissioners
3,000 0 0
Thomas Hancock, Comptroller 400 0 0
William Walker, Secretary 160 0 0
Edmond Townley, Cashier 160 0 0
Amos Callard, Clerk of the Contracts 100 0 0
John Butler, Clerk of the Bonds 80 0 0
messengers etc., named 184 16
4,084 16
incidents, detailed 1,096 6
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 140 0 0
repayment to John Hacknet of Tiverton 0 15 0
(total for salaries and incidents 5,321l. 17s. 9d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 7,000 0 0
total payments and allowances £12,860 4
and so remains 12,338 12
whereof depending for arrears of rent and for composition money for the year to Xmas 1702 (arranged by Counties, under fines and compositions separately; names of licensees and places given) 405 5 0
for ditto to Xmas 1703 (ditto) 387 10 0
for ditto to Xmas 1704 (ditto) 265 8 2
for ditto to Xmas 1705 (ditto) 268 5 0
for ditto to Xmas 1706 (ditto) 328 11 3
for ditto to Xmas 1707 (ditto) 372 1 3
for ditto to Xmas 1708 (ditto) 273 0 0
for ditto to Xmas 1709 (ditto) 314 0 0
for ditto to Xmas 1710 (ditto) 407 10 0
for ditto to Xmas 1711 (ditto) 358 8 9
for ditto to Xmas 1712 (ditto) 492 0 0
for ditto to Xmas 1713 (ditto) 379 0 0
for ditto to Xmas 1714 (ditto) 311 7 6
for ditto to Xmas 1715 (ditto) 374 5 0
for ditto to Xmas 1716 (ditto) 805 0 0
for ditto to Xmas 1717 (not detailed) 6,532 10 0
12,274 1 11
and depending for money advanced for horse hire and riding charges and for buying wine of such persons as retail them without licence, in order to return them on Richard Booker, Clerk of the Contracts, 40l.; on Henry Hyde, Messenger (in the Northern Counties), 10l.; on Richard Butler, another (in the Western Counties), 20l.; on John Penson and Thomas Nicholls, two others, 40l.; on James Pattison and William Aiskell, two others, 40l.; on Thomas Wells, another, 40l.; and on Thomas Mills, another, 20l. 210 0 0
and so the Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 29 February 1719–20.
145 9

Footnotes

  • 1. The Roll is slightly defective on the right from damp so that the figures for pence are sometimes illegible.