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Declared Accounts: Tenths of the Clergy

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 32, 1718. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962.

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Tenths of the Clergy

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: TENTHS (QUEEN ANNE'S BOUNTY).

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2239, ROLL 4 [A.O.1/2239/4].

John Ecton, Collector or Receiver of the Perpetual Yearly Tenths of all Dignities, Offices, Benefices and Promotions Spiritual Granted to the Corporation of the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty for the maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

26 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last preceding Accompt 2 1 4
depending on the Incumbents of Benefices named at the foot of the said last Accompt 167 9
169 10 11¼
Receipts: money charged and chargeable for the year to Xmas 1718 for the perpetual yearly tenths of all Dignities etc. in the several Dioceses as below which exceed the clear yearly value of 50l.:
York
863 2 6
Bath and Wells 432 10
Bristol 257 9
Chichester 204 3 0
Durham 365 6
Exeter 1,079 13 10¾
Gloucester 267 2
Hereford 248 6 6
Litchfield and Coventry 393 17
London 685 2
Worcester 167 4
St. Asaph 129 3 11
Bangor 101 1
5,194 4
total charge and receipts £5,363 15
Discharge.
Annual payment to St. Paul's Cathedral, London, by Exchequer decree of 4 July 13 Elizabeth 15 16 1
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 5,047 6 5
total payments and allowances £5,063 2 6
and so remains £300 13
against which depending upon divers Incumbents, detailed (incumbents not named):
York diocese
76 8
Bath and Wells diocese 4 3
Bristol diocese 8 12 10½
Chichester diocese 8 1
Durham diocese 13 16 11¾
Exeter diocese 21 10 10¾
Gloucester diocese 10 15
Hereford diocese 13 1
Litchfield and Coventry diocese 32 15 6
London diocese 41 13 2
Worcester diocese 27 8
St. Asaph diocese 10 8 8
Bangor diocese 31 16
£300 13
and so the Accomptant is even and Quit.
Examined by Duke Parsons as Deputy to Thomas Foley, Auditor, but not peclared at the Treasury.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: TENTHS (QUEEN ANNE'S BOUNTY).

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2239, ROLL 5 [A.O.1/2239/5].

John Ecton, Collector or Receiver of the Perpetual Yearly Tenths of all Dignities, Offices, Benefices and Promotions Spiritual granted to the Corporation of the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty for the maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

26 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: depending on the Incumbents of Benefices named at the foot of the last Accompt 278 9
remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the foot of the said last Accompt 0 10 6
279 0
Receipts: money charged or chargeable for the year to Xmas 1718 for the perpetual yearly tenths of all Dignities etc. in the several Dioceses as below, which exceed the clear yearly value of 50l.:
Canterbury
20 2
Chester 376 12
Carlisle 124 2 11¾
Landaffe 77 9 11¼
Lincolne 1,292 4
Meneven [St. Davids] 209 10
Norwich 608 17 11
Oxford 206 0 10¼
Peterborough 432 4 4
Rochester 196 18 11
Sarum [Salisbury] 799 7 1
Winchester 692 4
5,035 15
total charge and receipts £5,314 15 11
Discharge.
Money paid into the Exchequer, by dates £4,752 12 11
and so remains £562 3 0
against which depending upon divers Incumbents, detailed (incumbents not named):
Canterbury diocese
40 5 5
Carlisle diocese 1 6
Chester diocese 13 17
Lincoln diocese 238 7 10¾
Norwich diocese 27 5 4
Oxford diocese 33 16
Peterborough diocese 40 17
Rochester diocese 21 13
Sarum diocese 38 5 10½
Winton [Winchester] diocese 12 17 11½
Landaffe diocese 10 9
Meneven diocese 83 1
£562 3
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 0 0
Examined by Jeremiah Oakley as Deputy to Edward Harley, Auditor, 23 June 1721, but not declared at the Treasury.