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Declared Accounts: Tenths for Poor Clergy

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 31, 1717. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1960.

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Tenths for Poor Clergy

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: TENTHS FOR THE POOR CLERGY (QUEEN ANNE'S BOUNTY).

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2239, ROLL 2 [A.O.1/2239/2].

John Ecton, Collector and Receiver of the perpetual yearly Tenths of all Dignities, Offices, Benefices and Promotions Spiritual, granted to the Corporation of the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

26 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt nil
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the yearly Tenths of the Clergy in the several Dioceses:
Canterbury
20 2
Chester 376 12
Carlisle 124 2 11¾
Landaffe 77 9 11¼
Lincoln 1,292 4
Meneven' [St. David's] 209 10
Norwich 608 17 11
Oxford 206 0 10¼
Peterborough 432 4 4
Rochester 196 18 11
Sarum 799 7 1
Winchester 692 4
total charge and receipts £5,035 15
Discharge.
Money paid into the Exchequer, by dates £4,756 15 6
and so remains 279 0
against which there is depending on the divers incumbents in the several Dioceses for money due and unpaid: Canterbury (benefices named etc.) 20 2
Chester (ditto) 6 1 11¾
Lincoln (ditto) 118 12
Norwich (ditto) 13 0
Oxon' (ditto) 19 10
Peterborough (ditto) 20 8
Rochester (ditto) 9 0 11¾
Sarum (ditto) 22 18 4
Winton' (ditto) 6 8 11¾
Landaffe (ditto) 3 11 2
Meneven' (ditto) 38 13 8
278 9
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 0 10 6
Examined by the Deputy Auditor to Edward Harley but not formally declared before the Treasury. This is the first Account of this Service. (A.O.1/2239/1 is an Account (1657 to 1658) by Lawrence Steele, Treasurer to the Trustees for Ministers' Maintenance.)