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Declared Accounts: New Churches

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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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New Churches

DECLARED ACCOUNT: NEW CHURCHES.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 437, ROLL 4 [A.O.1/437/4].

John Leacroft, Treasurer and Receiver of the Moneys for Building fifty New Churches.

24 June 1717 to 29 September 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands as at the foot of the last Accompt 4,781 19 6
depending upon sundry workmen and others for money imprested as at the foot of the said last Accompt 2,000 0 0
6,781 19 6
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 3 and 4 George I, upon account
11,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, ditto 1,122 12 11
12,122 12 11
total charge and receipts £18,904 12 5
Discharge.
Money paid for sites of Churches and Ministers' houses:
Abraham Kemp for ground to build a Minister's house upon in Stratford Row
140 0 0
John Bennet, a Master in Chancery, in pursuance of a Decretal Order of 28 Feb. 1717–1718 on the part of the Governors of the Free School of Queen Elizabeth in St. Olave's, Southwark, for a site whereon to build a new Church 600 0 0
Joseph Young, Master, and Jacob Brent and John Cox, Wardens of the Ironmongers' Company, on conveyance of a site for a Church, Churchyard and Minister's house in St. Giles, Cripplegate 900 0 0
John Hiccocks, Master in Chancery, in pursuance of a decretal Order in Betty Clerk Walker and others v. the Archbishop of Canterbury and others, the Commissioners for building Fifty New Churches, for principal and interest agreed to be paid to John Walker, deceased, for part of the ground wherein the New Church in the Strand now standeth 244 11 1
William Lee, for obtaining a perfect title to grounds in Bethnal Green for the site of a Church 30 0 0
Edward Nelthorp, Chairman of the Trustees of St. George's Chapel, for paving the area of the said Chapel 180 0 0
2,094. 11 1
salaries and allowances:
Henry Smith, late Treasurer to the Commissioners, at 300l. per an., Midsummer 1715 to 9 Dec. 1715, when he was superseded, and for the employment of his house for the meeting of the Commissioners, for coals and for Exchequer fees
336 14 0
John Leacroft, this Accomptant; year to Xmas 1717 300 0 0
Jenkin Thomas Phillips, Secretary; same time 200 0 0
Nicholas Hawkesmore, Surveyor; same time 200 0 0
John James, Surveyor; same time 200 0 0
Vigerus Edwards, Solicitor; same time 80 0 0
John Skeate, Agent; same time 100 0 0
William Walters, Messenger; same time 40 0 0
John Leacroft, this Accountant, for rent of a house; same time 75 0 0
Edward Harley and Thomas Foley, for the Auditors' fees for this and the preceeding Account 111 16
1,643 10
total payments and allowances £3,738 1 10¼
and so remains £15,166 10
whereof depending on sundry workmen and others for money imprested:
within the time of preceding Accounts:
Thomas Rouse, late Secretary to the Commissioners, to pay over to the Hon. Spencer Compton, Treasurer of the late Queen's Bounties, in satisfaction of the like sum advanced
200 0 0
the same, for payment of tradesmen's bills, etc. (two items) 200 0 0
Jenkin Thomas Philips, succeeding Rouse, for incidents (ditto) 100 0 0
James Ellis, of the parish of St. Antholin in the City and James Hands of the parish of St. Giles in the Fields, plaisterers, for plaisterers' work at Deptford new Church 400 0 0
John Grove, carpenter, of the parish of St. Clement Danes in the Liberty of Westminster, for carpenters' work at the new Church in the parish of St. Margaret's, Westminster 500 0 0
James Grove, of the parish of Greenwich, co. Kent, carpenter, for carpenters' work at the new Church in Upper Wapping, Stepney 600 0 0
2,000 0 0
within the time of this Account:
Edward Strong, of Greenwich, co. Kent, mason, and Edward Tuffnill of St. Margaret's, Westminster, mason, for mason's work, at the several new Churches of Greenwich, Deptford, Lymehouse, Wapping, Blombsbury and Westminster
5,000 0 0
Thomas Dann, of St. George's parish, Southwark, mason, and Thomas Bray of St. Paul's, London, mason, for masons' work at the new Churches of Spittle Fields and Lombard Street 1,100 0 0
John Skeat, of Bow Lane, for smith's work 400 0 0
James Ellis, of Watling Street, and James Hands, of Wild Street, plaisterers, for plaisterers' work at Deptford new Church 200 0 0
John Grove, of St. Clement Danes, carpenter, for carpenter's work at the new Churches in the Strand and Westminster 500 0 0
James Grove, of Greenwich, co Kent, carpenter, for carpenter's work at the new Churches at Deptford, Spittlefields, Wapping and Lymehouse 600 0 0
George Osmond, of Fetter Lane, plumber, for plumber's work at the new Churches of Spittlefields and the Strand 200 0 0
Richard Marples, near the Monument, plumber, for plumber's work at the new Church in the Strand 100 0 0
John Smallwell, of Vine Street, Westminster, joiner, for joiner's work at the new Church at Greenwich 250 0 0
John Gillam, of Greenwich, co. Kent, joiner, for joiner's work at the new Churches of Deptford and Greenwich 450 0 0
William Tuffnel, of Westminster, bricklayer, for bricklayer's work at the new Church in Westminster 40 0 0
Henry Hester, of Crootched Fryers and Francis Withers of Coleman Street, bricklayers, for bricklayers' work at the new Churches of Lombard Street and the Strand 40 0 0
Richard Goodchild, of Cannon Street, bricklayer, for bricklayer's work at the new Churches of Lymehouse, Wapping and Spittlefields 250 0 0
Thomas Lucas, of Deptford, co. Kent, bricklayer, for bricklayer's work at Deptford new Church 400 0 0
Richard Jones, of Wapping, carver, for carver's work at Greenwich new Church 40 0 0
John Ford, of Red Lyon Street, and Edward Boswel, of Bloomesbury, bricklayers, for bricklayers' work at Bloomesbury new Church 150 0 0
Henry Hester, of Crootched Fryers, bricklayer, for bricklayer's work at the Church of St. Mary's, Woolnoth 30 0 0
John Townsend, of St. Paul's Wharfe, mason, for mason's work at the new Church in the Strand 1,000 0 0
Jenkin Thomas Philips, Secretary to the Commissioners, for incident charges 50 0 0
10,800 0 0
£12,800 0 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted £2,366 12
Declared 29 February 1719–20.