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Declared Accounts: Forfeited Estates

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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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Forfeited Estates

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: FORFEITED ESTATES: RECEIVER AND COLLECTOR.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 362, ROLL 20 [A.O.1/362/20].

Lewis Elstob, Receiver and Collector of the Rents etc. Forfeited Estates.

Mayday 1716 to Mayday 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears, none, this being the Accomptant's first and only Accompt of this Service nil
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the rents, issues and profits of the estates forfeited by the following:
in Lancashire:
Sir Francis Anderton:
year to 1 May 1717, the demesne being unlet
1,221 8
year to 1 May 1718 1,372 17
2,594 5 9
Hugh Anderton:
year to 1 May 1717, the demesne and tithes being then in his hands
30 5 5
year to 1 May 1718, the demesne and tithes being let to Mr. Leigh of Chorley 70 5 5
100 10 10
Richard Bilbrough:
year to Ladyday 1718
15 0 0
William Bolton:
three years to 1 May 1718
30 0 0
Thomas Briars:
year to 1 May 1717
81 18 0
year to 1 May 1718 89 9
171 7
Richard Butler:
two years to 1 May 1718
497 19 9
— Chorley:
two years to same time
103 18 1
Robert Cooper:
year to 1 May 1717
20 0 0
year to 1 May 1718 16 0 0
36 0 0
Dickinson's tenants (the late Mr. Richardson's estate left to Dickinson):
year to 1 May 1717
95 0 0
John Dalton:
year to 1 May 1717
573 9 11
year to 1 May 1718 (the demesne being let to Mr. Greenwood) 603 9 11
and from Mr. Forster in lieu of 5 salmon customarily paid to them 12 6
1,177 12 4
Gabriel Hesketh:
year to 1 May 1717 (including Shippen Mill)
106 3
year to 1 May 1718 (including Hambleton Mill) 118 12 3
224 15 11½
Albert Hodgson:
year to 1 May 1717
324 9 3
year to 1 May 1718 (8l. allowed for two young springs of wood) 316 9 3
640 18 6
John Leyburne:
year to 1 May 1717
281 4 9
year to 1 May 1718 281 11 5
562 16 2
John Parkinson:
two years ended same time at 5l. 17s. 6d.
11 15 0
John Plessington:
year to 1 May 1717
39 14 4
year to 1 May 1718 41 14 4
81 8 8
— Sherburn:
two years ended same time at 32l. 10s.
65 0 0
Richard Shuttleworth:
year to 1 May 1717
78 0 0
year to 1 May 1718 45 0 0
123 0 0
Ralph Shuttleworth:
two years ended same time
3 1 6
Thomas Stanley:
year to 1 May 1717
145 10 0
year to 1 May 1718 151 10 0
297 0 0
Ralph Standish:
year to 1 May 1717 (Burwick Hall not included being claimed as her jointure by Mrs. Standish)
372 3
year to 1 May 1718 375 3
747 7
Christopher Trapps of Charlton in Yorkshire:
two years' rent ended same time
117 13 0
half year's rent to Martinmas 1718 25 5 6
142 18 6
Joseph Wadsworth:
two years to 1 May 1718 at 12l. per an.
24 0 0
Thomas Walton:
two years to same time at 92l. 11s. 6d. per an.
185 3 0
Richard Widdrington:
two years' rent of a house in Preston in possession of Anne Bradley, at 8l. per an.; same time
16 0 0
in Northumberland and Lincolnshire:
the late Lord Widdrington:
half year's rent at Widdrington due 1 May 1716, the demesne being unlet
639 10 9
two years' rents due 1 May 1718 2,907 16 8
half years' rent at Stella, due 1 May 1716 764 6 1
two years' rent due 1 May 1718 3,057 4 4
money received of tenants in Lincolnshire for the year to 1 May 1716 47 9 3
ditto for the year to 1 May 1717 595 5 6
year's rent to 1 May 1718 1,499 0 6
9,510 13 1
John Thornton:
year to 1 May 1717 (the demesne being in his own hands and other lands untenanted)
1,279 2 4
received of Robert Wood for rent of a close since let to Ralph Wood 11 0 0
year to 1 May 1718 1,359 2 4
2,649 4 8
William Shaftoe:
two years' rents due 1 May 1718
1,427 6 0
George Collingwood:
two years' rents due same time
1,713 0 0
Thomas Errington:
two years' rents due same time
591 0 0
Edward Swinburne:
two years' rents due same time
250 0 0
Philip Hodgson:
years' rents to 1 May 1718
102 0 0
George Gibson:
two year's rents due 1 May 1718 at 234l. 10s. per an.
469 0 0
Thomas Forster:
year to 1 May 1717
263 11 1
year to 1 May 1718 280 0 0
543 11 1
in Yorkshire:
the late Lord Derwentwater:
two years' rent of Whenby estate; from 1 May 1716 to 1 May 1718
886 0 8
half year's rent due Martinmas 221 10 2
rents due for the Alstone Moor estate 60 15 0
1,168 5 10
Dickinson:
two years' rents due 1 May 1718
1,083 13 8
(total for the above rents etc. 27,454l. 12s.d.)
received for fines, two third parts of debts discovered, and proceeds of sale of goods and chattels, detailed:
in Lancashire:
the late Earl of Derwentwater, 20l. 10s.; James Blundell, 2l. 13s. 4d.; Thomas Hatton and William Rainsforth, 2l.; Robert Cooper, 8l.; Sir Francis Anderton, 233l. 4s. 10d.; Richard Butler, 4l.; John Gregson, 1l. 16s.; John Dalton, 182l. 6s. 10d.; John Biswick of Manchester, 2l. 8s.; Mr. Prescott, 26l.; Gabriel Hesketh 166l. 15s.; Robert Daniel, 1l.; George Clifton, 92l. 18s.; Thomas Wadsworth, 2l. 13s. 4d.; Jordan Langdale 278l. 16s. 8d.; Ralph Shuttleworth, 94l.; John Garside of Manchester, 59l. 10s.; Christopher Trapps, 8l. 6s.; and in Northumberland: the late Lord Widdrington, 625l. 6s. 6d.; Thomas Errington, 32l. 9s. 4d.; the late Earl of Derwentwater and Richard Butler 250l. 19s. 9d.; John Thornton, 54l.; George Collingwood, 9l.; John Hall, 1l. 15s.; Philip Hodgson, 235l. 12s. 6d.
2,396 1 1
received for the rents of estates in Lancashire and for money produced by sale of goods and chattels given to superstitious uses:
Aldcliffe, 176l. 11s. 4d.; Crowhall, 20l.; tithes of Westleigh, 15l.; Physick Hall, 158l. 15s.; sale of goods from a house given to superstitious uses, 7l. 1s. 6d.
377 7 10
total charge and receipts £30,228 1
Discharge.
for land tax and allowances to tenants of Widdrington manor and Stella colliery 3,270 5 3
for fee farm rents etc. 106 12 3
for salaries, outgoings and other allowances, detailed 736 16 10¼
arrears returned to succeeding factors, who have accompted for the same 607 8 11½
4,721 3
disbursed for travelling charges etc. 889 1 6
salaries etc. (for this Accomptant and his clerk, from Ladyday 1719, 45l.; Albert Silvertop for the management of Stella Colliery 114l. 12s. 9d.; overcharged for the rent of Blaydon Haugh meadow 33l. 8s. 6d.; for ditching and cleaning the said meadow, 9l. 7s.; for rent due to the Duke of Somerset out of George Gibson's estate, 81l.; Mr. Douglass for fee farm rents, 21l. 16s. 4d; gratuity to the Rev. Mr. Ogle, 5l. 5s.) 310 9 7
1,199 11 1
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 22,699 16 3
total payments and allowances £28,620 10
and so remains 1,607 10
against which depending on sundry persons, named, for money remaining in arrear, detailed:
on the estate of John Leyburne, in Westmoreland
5 11 4
Physick Hall, given to superstitious uses, in Lancashire 9 2 3
on the estate of Ralph Standish, in Lancashire 48 8 0
on ditto of Christopher Trapps, in Yorkshire 1 0 0
at Blackney in Lincolnshire, on the late Lord Widdrington's estate 952 8 0
on the estate of John Thornton, in Northumberland 173 13
on ditto of William Shaftoe, ditto 135 3 4
on ditto of George Collingwood, ditto 321 6 0
on ditto of Thomas Errington, ditto 30 0 0
on ditto of George Gibson, ditto 273 1 10½
on ditto of Thomas Forster, ditto 5 15 0
on ditto of Mr. Dickinson in Lincolnshire and Lancashire 30 3 0
on the late Lord Widdrington's estate in Durham 25 4 0
2,010 16
and so the said Accomptant is in Surplusage 403 5 7
the said surplusage is directed by Warrant to be waived by the Accomptant. and so the said Accomptant is even and Quit.
Auditor's Memorandum.—Out of 1,168l. 7s. 3d. due for arrears of rent at Blackney, Eveden, Kirby Green and Stopwick in Lincolnshire for the year to 1 May 1716 there appears to have been accompted for no more than 47l. 9s. 3d. and of 1,479l. 14s. ditto for the year to 1 May 1717 no more than 595l. 5s. 6d.
The Accomptant has not charged himself with the rent of a house belonging to Philip Hodgson at Newcastle, nor with the rent of Southworth Hall, nor with a year's rent of a colliery of Mr. Standish's estate, nor with two years' profits of Mr. Hall's estate.
Declared 22 November 1740.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: FORFEITED ESTATES: PAYMASTER.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 362, ROLL 21 [A.O.1/362/21].

Chambers Slaughter, deceased, late Paymasters of Inferior Officer employed under the Commissioners and Trustees to enquire of the Estates of Traitors and Popish Recusants, etc.

24 June 1716 to 24 June 1722.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first and only Account of this service nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, to Chambers Slaughter and William Kennedy by way of imprest etc.
2,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, to Chambers Slaughter, ditto 1,680 0 0
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, ditto, ditto 2,500 0 0
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, ditto, ditto 1,826 19
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, ditto, ditto 1,173 1 5
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, ditto, ditto 2,500 0 0
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, ditto, ditto 2,500 0 0
Easter term, 5 & 6 George I, ditto, ditto 1,200 0 0
Michaelmas term, 6 George I, ditto, ditto 3,862 18 2
Easter term, 6 & 7 George I, ditto, ditto 2,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 7 George I, ditto, ditto 1,753 15 9
Easter term, 7 & 8 George I, ditto, ditto 2,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 8 George I, ditto, ditto 2,000 0 0
Easter term, 8 & 9 George I, ditto, ditto 1,000 0 0
£26,996 14 11½ (sic) (fn. 1)
Discharge. £ s. d
Salaries:
William Moore, Master of the Reference, and Thomas Marten, successively Register and Secretary; six years Midsummer 1716 to Midsummer 1722
3,600 0 0
Arthur Braithwait, Secretary, and George Turbill, Register; same time 1,800 0 0
Chambers Slaughter, Accomptant General; same time 1,200 0 0
John Wicker, Surveyor General; year to Midsummer 1717 200 0 0
Francis Foot, Solicitor, 3½ years to Xmas 1719 525 0 0
William Kynaston and Samuel Allen, successively Clerks of the Discoveries, same time, 525l.; and to Allen as Solicitor, 2½ years to Midsummer 1722, 375l. 900 0 0
Henry Gibbs, Deputy Surveyor; Midsummer 1716 to 9 May 1717 87 6 6
Francis Shuckforth, Deputy Register; 4¼ years from Ladyday 1718 to Midsummer 1722 340 0 0
William Marwood, Clerk to the Master of the Reference, and Carew Hoar, clerk to the Register; six years to Midsummer 1722 790 0 0s
William Fetherstonhaugh and William Byles, successively clerks to the Secretary; same time [395 0 0]
John Harris, clerk to the Clerk of the Discoveries; same time 360 0 0
Thomas Hancock, clerk to the Surveyor; 3¾ years to Midsummer 1720 225 0 0
James Mosman and William Cook, successively clerk to the Accomptant; six years to Midsummer 1722 360 0 0
William Lewellen, another; 1¼ years to Michaelmas 1717 75 0 0
Nicholas Took, a clerk, afterwards Collector of Rents etc.; Midsummer 1716 to Midsummer 1719 177 10 0
William Byles, clerk to the Secretary; three years Midsummer 1719 to Midsummer 1722 180 0 0
Jonathan Forbes, another; three quarters to Michaelmas 1719 45 0 0
John Prideux, another; Midsummer quarter, 1719 15 0 0
Emelia Elwyn, Housekeeper; six years to Midsummer 1722 300 0 0
William Bishop, Doorkeeper; same time 240 0 0
John Mansergh, an Officer under the Commissioners; 1¾ years to Midsummer 1719 110 0 0
Duncan McFarland, another; 4¼ years to Midsummer 1722 170 0 0
Jonathan Wheeler and Thomas Collins, respectively porters; 5½ years to Midsummer 1722 220 0 0
Lewis Elstob, Agent to the Exchequer, for himself and clerk; 2¾ years to Ladyday 1719 990 0 0
13,304 16 6
incident charges etc.:
travelling charges etc. of the Commissioners etc. from London to Preston and Newcastle and back in 1716 and 1718
1,034 15 0
ditto (of Henry Cunningham and Dennis Bond) to Ireland and back 520 5 6
ditto (of Dennis Bond) to Scotland and back 100 0 0
ditto of the Register and of the Clerk of the Discoveries to Ireland and back 462 1 4
ditto of James Mosman to take possession of the late Lord Bolingbroke's estates in Berks. and to Dennis Bond, for surveying the same 35 13 1
ditto of George Gregory and Tobias Wildboare in surveying the estate of the late Lord Widdrington at Blackney in Lincolnshire 101 0 0
ditto of John Wicker in surveying several estates, 27 July 1716 to 24 April 1717, and to him and Sarah Wicker, his Administratrix 154 15 0
riding charges etc. of Henry Gibbs, Deputy Surveyor; 27 July 1716 to 13 May 1717 72 0 0
the like of Thomas Hancock, the Surveyor's clerk; 27 July 1716 to 7 June 1719 152 7 1
ditto of Matthew Lewellen, deceased and to his Administratrix; 21 Sept. 1716 to 29 Sept. 1717 56 11 7
ditto of Nicholas Tooke; 5 Sept. 1716 to 1 March 1718–19 239 4 6
ditto of William Fetherstonhaugh to Dublin and back and into Wilts. and Berks. 34 0 0
William Moore, Master of the Reference, for disbursements at Preston and Chester 7 0 0
Thomas Marten, for travelling charges to Preston 115 10 0
Francis Foote for law-charges etc. 279 9 11
Samuel Allen, to discharge several bills for business done in the Exchequer Court etc. 305 18 4
Francis Peters, for drawing and engrossing two parts of a lease of the office 2 2 0
Ralph Peters of Leverpoole, for charges at law etc. 139 14 9
Thomas Dobison, for his bill of charges on Lowhouse, Wragmere, etc. 15 0 0
George Turbell, Secretary, for Counsel's fees etc. 90 14 0
William Moore, Master of the Reference, for ditto 10 10 0
Thomas Marten, Register, for fees to the Attorney General and Mr. Serjeant Pengelly 21 5 0
William Taylor, for stationery 1,765 2 9
Thomas Clements, for binding Reports etc. 10 0 0
Mrs. Emilia Elwin, for rent of the office in Essex Street etc. and for additional clerks 989 17 0
the same, for providing office furniture, etc. 1,053 17
Thomas Marten, for goods bought for the office 32 7 2
James Smith, as a gratuity on the sitting of the Commissioners in the Speaker's Chambers and Bridget Davis, for cleaning the said Chamber 3 15 3
John Bell for rent at Newcastle and for servants' gratuities in 1716 5 4 6
Evan Hewson, for rent at Preston to 1 May 1717 34 0 0
for office-rent etc. at Preston in 1718 64 13 2
Daniel Quare, for care etc. of the office clock 5 5 6
Thomas Fletcher, for charges and reward 70 12 6
for appraising the Duke of Ormond's goods at Richmond and St. James's Square etc. 198 3 4
John Mansergh and Duncan McFarland, for delivery precepts etc. and for a silver head to Mausergh's porter's staff 26 12 3
for publishing precepts etc. 45 1 11
Thomas Marten, Register, for disbursements in serving precepts etc. 139 0 5
Thomas Salter, for Exchequer fees 0 12 6
this Accomptant, for travelling charges, 11 Sept. 1716 to 5 Nov. 1719 230 13 3
John Middleton, for the charges of working ‘Stella’ colliery and supporting the ‘gynns’ there etc. 262 4 2
Jonathan Maughan, for looking after the colliery and lead mines in Northumberland etc. 190 0 0
the Revd. Dr. Richard Hitchmough, by way of gratuity and for his wife and children 27 4 0
supernumerary clerks, named, for their wages etc. 401 14 6
9,505 18 10¼ (sic) (fn. 2)
(total for salaries and incidents as above 22,810l. 15s.d.)
sundry incidental and extraordinary charges, detailed 1,528 16 9
money paid or detained by Mary Slaughter and Sarah Slaughter, daughters and Executrices of the Accomptant, by virtue of Treasury Warrants, detailed 706 2 10¼
money repaid into the Exchequer by the said Executrices 1,000 0 0
total payments and allowances £26,045 14 11½
and so remains 951 0 0
whereof depending on the following for which they remain accomptable:
Samuel Allen, Solicitor, to be expended on Counsel's fees etc.
651 0 0
William Gibson, for incidents 200 0 0
Thomas Gibson, ditto 100 0 0
951 0 0
and so this Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 4 February 1743–4.
Auditor's Memorandum.—In pursuance of a Warrant of 13 August 1740, I have inserted the copy of the Accompt found amongst the vouchers of this Accomptant whereby he seems to be indebted 506l. 19s. 9d. but there appears no sufficient ground to charge him therewith. [The account follows.]

Footnotes

  • 1. The figures given on the roll add up to 27,996l. 14s. 11½d.
  • 2. The figures given on the roll add up to 9,505l. 18s.d.