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Declared Accounts: Ordnance

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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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Ordnance

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ORDNANCE.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1865. ROLL 129 [A.O.1./1865/129].

The Hon. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.

30 June 1717 to 30 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the determination of his last Accompt 51,287 15 10
and depending in Super on sundry persons for money imprested to them, as by the said last Accompt 200,506 5
251,794 1
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 3 and 4 George I, in further part of 99,077l. 9s. 3d. by General Writ of Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 22 March 1716–17
46,496 18
Michaelmas term 4 George I, in further part of the same 19,386 6 10½
Easter term 4 & 5 George I, in full of the same 29,550 2
the same term, in part of 99,327l. 12s. 11d. by Privy Seal of 30 April 1718 10,449 17 10½
105,883 5 1
Voluntary charge: money received of divers persons for stores sold etc., detailed:
for old and unserviceable stores sold 10,865l. 0s. 9d.; for guns delivered for the King of Portugal 1,020l. 9s. 4d.; for stores wanting at Jersey 22l.; for money due on a protested Bill of Exchange 100l.; for the charge of protesting the said bill 4l. 2s.; for stores wanting on the Expedition to Canada 36l. 15s.; for stores wanting at Lisbon 100l.; the master gunner of the ship Bridgewater for a pair of pistols lost in the boat 1l. 5s.; for gunstocks not cleared off 25l.; for repayment of an overpayment 10l.; for salaries remaining undemanded 57l. 18s. 4d.; for 5l. per cent. interest of Bank Annuities 284l. 10s.; for 6l. per cent. interest on tallies on the Candle Duty 2,153l. 3s. 8d.; for sale of Bank Annuities above par 1,041l. 1s. 6d.; and received of the Navy Treasurer in Annuities at 4l. per cent. 26,000l.
41,721 5 7
total charge and receipts £399,398 11
Discharge. £ s. d.
Salaries etc.:
on the Old Establishment:
salaries and entertainment of the Principal Officers of the Ordnance:
John, Duke of Marlborough, Master General 1,500l.; Thomas Erle, Lieut. General 800l.; Michael Richards, Surveyor General 400l.; Edward Ashe, Clerk 400l.; Sir Thomas Wheate, bt., Storekeeper 400l.; Thomas Frankland, Clerk of the Deliveries 300l.; John Armstrong, Principal Engineer 300l.; the Hon. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer 500l.; Thomas Frankland, Secretary to the Master General 200l.; year to 31 March 1718
4,800 0 0
clerks, daily attending, detailed with names 960 0 0
three armourers and three furbishers, named; year to 31 March 1718 148 0 0
storekeepers; William Nicholas, Keeper of the Armoury and others, named etc.; same time 860 0 0
four engineers; same time 700 0 0
gunners; Col. James Pendlebury, Master Gunner of Great Britain, two mates, named, and 48 gunners; same time 1,157 0 0
bombardiers; Col. James Watson, Chief Bombardier, and ten bombardiers; same time 419 15 0
petardiers; George Musgrave, Chief Petardier, and four petardiers; same time 200 15 0
fireworkers; Col. Henry Hopkey, Comptroller of the Fireworkers; Col. Albert Borgard, Chief Firemaster, John Baxter his mate, and two fireworkers; same time 510 0 0
waggon master; Robert Eden; same time 100 0 0
proof masters; John Blake and Jonathan Dowson; same time 40 0 0
clerk of the check upon the labourers; William Wright; same time 60 0 0
purveyor for hiring hoys etc.; Robert Bennet; same time 40 0 0
yeoman of the tents and toils; Thomas Fosbrook; same time 20 0 0
messenger; Edward Farmer; same time 60 0 0
fifty-eight labourers; same time 1,508 0 0
(total on the Ordinary Establishment 11,583l. 10s. 0d.)
on the Additional Establishment:
five engineers 30 April 1717 to 31 March 1718; and another to 30 Sept. 1717 only
500 0 0
three sub-engineers; eleven months to 31 March 1718 137 10 0
five Gentlemen of the Ordnance; same time 183 6 8
eight bombardiers for the same time; one to 31 Dec. 1717 only; one to 31 July 1717 only 301 2 6
fifty gunners for eleven months to 31 March 1718, two to 31 Dec. 1717 only; one to 30 Sept. 1717 only; one to 31 July 1717 only 872 19 2
(total on the Additional Establishment 1,994l. 18s. 4d.)
allowances to the Train of Artillery in the war against France by the Establishment of 14 Feb. 1698–9; for eleven months to 31 March 1718:
Edward Williamson and William Bousfield, Captains
110 0 0
Ralph Wood and John George Breidenstein, First Lieutenants 91 13 4
George Spencer and Roger Colborne, two Second Lieutenants 73 6 8
Zachariah Smith, Thomas Heydon and James Finney, fireworkers 110 0 0
(total on the above Establishment 385l.)
wages of sundry Officers and others on the Queen's Establishment of a Field Train in North Britain:
Captain John Sleezer, Captain of the Company of Gunners at Edinburgh; to 31 Dec. 1717
109 10 0
Capt. Theodore Dury, Chief Engineer in North Britain; year to 31 March 1718 127 15 0
David Livingstone, Lieutenant of the Company of Gunners; same time 91 5 0
Alexander Campbell, Commissary of the Field Train; same time 91 5 0
William Idle, Corporal of the Gunners; same time 22 16 3
eight gunners of the Train; same time 146 0 0
three practitioner gunners; same time 27 7 6
six bombardiers; same time 219 0 0
one petardier; same time 36 10 0
two miners; same time 54 15 0
James Campbell, storekeeper at Edenburgh; same time 111 5 0
James Robbe, deputy storekeeper there; same time 30 0 0
James Gibson, gunsmith at Edenburgh; same time 40 0 0
Robert Forest, storekeeper at Sterling Castle; same time 52 2 6
John Donn, deputy storekeeper there; same time 30 0 0
Donkin Kerr, gunsmith; same time 40 0 0
Alexander Muir, storekeeper; same time 73 0 0
James Browne, gunsmith; same time 36 10 0
Walter Galloway, wheelwright; same time 36 10 0
(total for the Artillery Train in North Britain 1,375l. 11s. 3d.)
15,338 19 7
emptions and provisions, detailed:
the Earl of Weymiss, for two brass ordnance; Stephen Peters, Maximilian Western, John Fuller, Richard Jones and William Harrison, for new iron ordnance, etc.; Thomas Hollier and Thomas Probin, for sets of iron work for ‘musquetts’ etc.; Phillipa Walton, for corn powder made serviceable; James Holt, for flints; John Withers, for match; Christopher Gould, Bartholomew Wood and Robert Murden for white and tarred rope etc.; John Lash, for handspikes; Thomas Nunn, for fascines; George Lee, for lead; William Waterman for ‘tampeons’; Abraham Shooter and William Meades, for billet wood and fathom wood; Simon Potton, for sheepskins; Thomas Smirthwaite, for jack-flags etc.; Gabriel Ayres, John Dodson, Oakes Bickford and John Rowley, for copper and tin wares etc.; John Taylor, for ragstone; Henry Neale, for coals; the Navy Treasurer, for junk; William Grimes, for powder-horn slings etc.; William Ogborne, for beds etc.; Jane Hill, for painting waggons etc.; Thomas Bateman, Henry Stanniford, John Lash, William Smith, William Ogborne and John Cloake, for timber etc.; John Edward and William Silvester, Susanna Newell, Thomas Bass, Archibald Maxwell, senior, Archibald Maxwell, junior, and Daniel Wright, for smiths' work; Stephen Peters, for shot and shells; John Heard, Jacob Pickering, John Manning, Josias Clarke, Benjamin Dunning and John Short, coopers, for powder barrels etc.; Robert and John Eyre, for spirit of wine etc.; Mary Webb, for brooms etc.; James Milner, upholsterer, for cloth etc.; Edward Gare, for ‘merlin spikes’ etc.; Edward Castle and John Basket, stationers, for stationery wares etc.; John Suddell, for bluecloth and ‘camblett’ for the office sloop; sundry gunsmiths for pistols, pistol locks, ‘musquet’ barrels, ‘musquet’ locks and swords
25,381 7
cleaning and repairing of arms 2,281 15 1
repairs at Castles and Forts, detailed:
the Tower of London
7,536 9
Chatham 380 10 6
Dover, Deal and Walmer 275 4
Greenwich 69 13 10
Hull 896 11
Harwich 67 19
Landguard Fort 808 3
Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight 5,736 0
Plymouth and Scilly Islands 2,901 9 11
Pendennis and St. Maws 26 7 1
Sheerness 3,350 14
Tilbury and Gravesend 4,743 17 10½
Woolwich 9,050 19
Edinburgh, Sterling, Dunbarton and Blackness Castles 60 0 0
35,904 0
lands in or about Portsmouth and Harwich purchased for fortifications 567 10 0
disbursements of divers natures; detailed:
Edward Farmer, messenger, for disbursements 8,650l. 13s. 10¼d.; William Done, storekeeper at Chester, for office contingencies etc. 287l. 9s. 2d.; Alexander Muir, storekeeper at Fort ‘St. William’, for ditto, 87l. 9s. 9d.; Daniel Cartii, storekeeper at Windsor, for ditto 3l. 19s.; Major John Webb, storekeeper at Upnor, for ditto 71l. 8s. 6d.; Major Henry Hooke, storekeeper at Plymouth, for ditto 116l. 17s. 10d.; Hugh Downman, clerk to Alexander Grant, storekeeper at Sheerness, for ditto 199l. 18s.d.; Capt. George Goodricke, storekeeper at Chatham, for ditto 409l. 8s.d.; John Baxter, storekeeper at Greenwich, for ditto 97l. 18s.; William le Merchant, storekeeper at Guernsey, for ditto 416l. 8s. 11¼d.; Joseph Hansnett, storekeeper at Tilbury, for ditto 45l. 9s. 5d.; James Felton, storekeeper at Woolwich, for ditto 206l. 13s.; Robert Johnson, overseer at Fort William, for repairing of bedding etc. 756l. 3s. 7d.; Nicholas Hunton, storekeeper at Landguard Fort, for ditto 156l. 7s. 2d.; George Barrett, overseer at Hull, for postage etc. 3l. 8s.; William Dumaresque, storekeeper at Jersey, for ditto 1,179l. 7s.d.; Peter Coward, barrack master at Portsmouth, for repairing bedding 25l. 13s. 2d.; Anthony Swift, John Whichell and James Garrett, for wages to mariners on board the Unity hoy etc. 123l. 10s.; George Anderson, for disbursements at Chatham 183l. 0s. 2d.; Capt. William Owen, Commander of the Solebay for gunners' stores for the said ship at New York (145l. of New York money to 100l. English) 46l. 14s.; Capt. Edward Vernon, Commander of the Rye, for the like while abroad 190l. 10s.d.; Capt. Tyrwhit Caley, Commander of the Rose for the like at New England 217l. 15s. 3d.; Andrew Fanevil, merchant of Boston, for disbursements by Sir Hovendon Walker's direction, for furnishing his squadron 2,260l. 19s. 11d.; Capt. Thomas Philips, for reparations at Hull etc. 4,175l. 9s.d.; George Minnens, for disbursements during his survey of the Cinque Ports 88l. 16s.d.; the Town and Corporation of Newcastle, for ammunition delivered during the Rebellion 75l. 4s. 10d.; Lieut. Joseph Egerton, for disbursements when taking an accompt of stores etc. 3l. 15s.; William Spooner, master gunner of North Yarmouth, for disbursements 3l. 1s. 8d.; Lieut. Gen. George Carpenter, for money disbursed in sending up arms seized from the rebels in Scotland to Edinburgh 67l.; Thomas Bowerbank, overseer at Portsmouth, for removing the arms of Col. Bowles's Regiment from Salisbury to Portsmouth 5l. 13s.; Sir Basil Dixwell, for repairing Dover Castle 12l. 17s.d.; William White etc., for driving the office carts 48l. 4s. 1d.; John Stockley, for cartage from Hyde Park and St. James's to the Tower and back 21l. 6s.; Thomas Pickhaver, for carpenters' work at the Cinque Ports 27l. 4s.; this Accomptant, for office expenses etc. 551l. 13s.; the same, for Exchequer fees etc. 902l. 16s. 3d.
21,720 5
half pay and other disbursements:
half pay: to Henry Hopkey, James Pendlebury and Richard King, Colonels; to Jonas Watson and John Jeffreys, Lieut. Colonels; to Lewis Duterme, James Petit, George Spencer and John Hanway, Majors; to Francis Hawkins, John Chardelon, Maximilian Favier, John Grenel and John Romer, Engineers; to Bloom Williams, Francis Seys, Nicholas Dubois, Edward Ridley and Noel Marchand, Sub-engineers; to Peter Gulumyden, Thomas Marwood and Zachariah Smith, Captains; to Thomas Heydon, Firemaster; to Godfrey Franks, Henry Pillet, Peter Stepkin and Joseph Burton, Lieutenants; to George Minnens and James Guernon, Adjutants; to James Fawcett, Master Gunner from Barbados; to Thomas Salisbury, Henry Garnett, Anthony Brown, Richard Somerfield, Gentlemen of the Ordnance; to George Michelson, Burnett Godfrey, Edward Backhouse, John Humphreys, John Cartwright, Abraham Carpenter, John Melledge, Thomas Bassett and Michael Crass, Fireworkers; to Josiah Sandby, Chaplain; and to John Redknap, Engineer
2,791 17 10
William Rickets, as smith at St. John's 5 Oct. 1710 to 15 Dec. 1713, and as gunner at Placentia 16 Dec. 1713 to 23 Oct. 1714 189 0 0
Humphrey Hutcheson, for the Train in North Britain 27 Nov. 1715 to 12 May 1716 2,812 4 3
William Hawys for disbursements of the Train of Artillery on the Expedition to Canada 3,843 15 9
Francis Yonge, late Commissary of Sea Stores at Lisbon, for disbursements 10 Oct. 1704 to 31 May 1711 16,300 19
John Jeffreys, late Paymaster to the Train in Spain, for dollars lost at the battle of Villa Viciosa and for his allowance 1,597 18 8
John Blake, junior, Paymaster of the two Marching Companies of Gunners, for their pay 1 Oct. 1716 to 31 Dec. 1717 2,583 13
Capt. George Goodricke, storekeeper at Chatham, for disbursements 44 3
Lieut. George Aikenhead, for disbursements in North Britain 17 11 11½
William Pate and Richard Sandys for shirts, white and grey yarn stockings, neckcloths, scarlet cloth, shalloon and buttons and gold lace for the two Marching Companies of Gunners 627 12
30,808 16
payments for hire and freight of ships and for land carriage of stores 3,726 18 11
salaries and other allowances by debentures:
Michael Richards, Assistant to the Lieut. General of the Ordnance
300 0 0
Edward Ashe, for keeping a ‘checque Leidger’ on the storekeepers 200 0 0
seven clerks to the Principal Officers of the Ordnance 280 0 0
George Musgrave, clerk to the Surveyor General 120 0 0
William Meads, for measuring the works of the fortifications etc. 60 0 0
William Dixon, for gunning the Navy 20 0 0
nineteen extraordinary clerks for a year, and three others for varying periods 818 6 3
John August, clerk to the storekeeper of the small arms in the Tower 40 0 0
Peter Coward, ditto at Plymouth 40 0 0
Richard Nightingale, conductor to the Train at Plymouth 36 10 0
Thomas Winter, conductor at Upnor Castle 13 13 9
to the several storekeepers, named etc. 644 2 6
to the several overseers, ditto 209 6 3
to the furbushers, ditto 272 4 6
Richard King, engineer 100 0 0
Robert Whitehead, draughtsman 100 0 0
John Flamstead, Astronomical Observator 100 0 0
three Gentlemen of the Ordnance, named 120 0 0
Anthony Swift, master of the Unity hoy 90 0 0
George Ayres, master of the Marlborough hoy 90 0 0
Peter Coward, barrack master at Portsmouth 60 0 0
John Walford, for attending the water-engine in the Tower etc. 56 0 0
Francis Mackfield, barrack keeper at Dover 40 0 0
the same for cleaning the beds etc. belonging to the barracks at the Tower 12 0 0
Francis Hemmings, for cleaning the graft round the fortifications at Portsmouth 30 0 0
John Bailey, for repairing the wharfing etc. at Sheerness 40 0 0
Hugh Downman and John Hammond, labourers at Sheerness 52 0 0
John Gardner, surgeon to the Office of Ordnance 26 0 0
Christopher Phillipson, for care of Portland Castle 10 0 0
Thomas Shillingford, master of the Office barge, for ‘rozin’ and tallow 8 0 0
John Lloyd, clerk to the Master General 54 15 0
Sebastian Smith, clerk to the Records to the Office of Ordnance in the Tower 39 0 0
George Michaelsen and Thomas James, for attending the ‘draugth’ room etc. 31 4 0
Robert Johnson, Overseer of the Works etc. at Fort William etc. 77 10 8
Andrew Shalch, for attendance in casting brass ordnance 196 4 0
Abraham Rogers, for care of the lamps in the Tower 36 0 0
Anne Gittos, for cleaning the Ordnance Office etc. 6 10 0
Capt. Edward Ridley, a practitioner engineer in the Netherlands 50 0 0
4,479 6 11
travelling charges etc. 2,613 16 10
rent of dwelling houses and storehouses, detailed 945 0 0
gratuities and rewards: to Hannah Browne, widow of Col. George Browne, late Principal Engineer to the Ordnance 100l.; John Cox, late matrosse in the Train, for the loss of his eyes 15l.; Dr. John Gardner, surgeon, for medicines 143l. 19s. 6d.; Thomas Greene, for cutting the King's Arms at the Grand Storehouse, Chatham etc. 51l.; Andrew Jelfs, for ‘draugths’ 52l. 10s.; John Hargrave, for a survey of Fort William etc. 21l. 10s.; William Ogborne and John Lash, for going on board ships at the Nore and blackstakes to repair guns 3l. 15s.; Samuel Richards, for salvage of arms from the Antelope 11l. 10s. 6d.; Sebastian Smith, for attendance at the Record Office in the Tower 18l. 10s.; William Fiske, for assisting the master smith at Placentia 3l. 6s.; Exchequer fees 3l. 6s. 8d.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 310l. 734 16 8
total payments and allowances £144,502 13
and so remains £254,895 18
whereof depending on sundry persons for money imprested to them:
by Sir George Wharton, late Treasurer and Paymaster, from 26 March 1673 to 30 June 1681 [as in previous Accompts]
16,878 10 6
by Charles Bertie, late ditto, from 30 June 1681 to 30 June 1699 [ditto] 26,743 13 11¾
by the Hon. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer etc., from 30 June 1699 to 30 June 1702 [ditto] 3,737 5 0
by Charles Bertie, late ditto, from 30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 1,308 2 0
charged on Edward Hubbald, clerk to Charles Bertie [ditto] 360 0 0
30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 277 11
30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 (143l. 16s. 0d. cleared by Francis Young, then commissary of Stores at Lisbon) 336 11
and by the Hon. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer of the Ordnance:
30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706
8,806 3
30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 490 9 10
30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708 530 10 0
30 June 1708 to 30 June 1709 2,978 2 6
30 June 1709 to 30 June 1710 3,516 16
30 June 1710 to 30 June 1711 2,866 18
30 June 1711 to 30 June 1712 31,154 10 7
by Charles Eversfield, late Treasurer:
30 June 1712 to 30 June 1713
1,552 17
30 June 1713 to 30 June 1714 9,652 2 3
30 June 1714 to 1 Dec. 1714 2,935 18 4
by Harry Mordaunt present Treasurer:
2 Dec. 1714 to 30 June 1715
13,704 3 11½
30 June 1715 to 30 June 1716 11,028 1 8
30 June 1716 to 30 June 1717 15,216 9 3
and within the time of this Accompt 43,257 11 10½
£197,332 10 2
and so this Accomptant is Indepted
Declared 5 September 1721.
£57,563 8

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: COFFERER OF THE HOUSEHOLD.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1877 [E351/1877]. No Audit Office Roll.

Francis, Earl Godolphin, Cofferer and Keeper of the Great Wardrobe of the Household.

1 October 1717 to 30 September 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, the Accountant being in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
by Privy Seal of 20 Nov. 1716
44,585 3
by ditto of 28 Dec. 1717 3,828 16
further, by the same Privy Seal 47,143 0 0
other receipts nil
sales nil
total charge and receipts £95,557 0 0
Discharge.
Surplusage on the previous Account 13,011 5
expenses of the Household for diets and of the Stables:
bakery
716 17 3
butlery and cellar 7,931 11
wardrobe 9,984 1 3
kitchen 30,802 12 10½
purveyor's office 6,722 0 10
poultry 7,309 8
scullery 3,292 19 11¾
saucery 297 8
hall and chamber 1,240 9
stables 13,193 1 10¼
81,490 11
wages to several persons of the Household etc. 3,292 12 3
allowance for writing this Account 20 0 0
the Auditor's fee 30 0 0
paid to divers creditors for victuals and extraordinaries of the Household and for extraordinaries of the Stables:
the Household at Hampton Court, October 1717
546 10 11¼
ditto, ditto, November 1717 569 5
ditto, at St. James's, December 1717 312 5
the Board of Green Cloth, ditto, December 1717 397 1
the Household at Newmarket, October 1717 719 11 8
the Stables at Hampton Court and St. James's, 1 Oct. 1717 to 31 Dec. 1717 290 0 1
the Household at St. James's, January 1717–18 210 3
the Board of Green Cloth, ditto, January 1717–18 473 3
the Household at St. James's, February 1717–18 219 16 5
the Board of Green Cloth, ditto, February 1717–18 374 12
the Household, ditto, March 1717–18 309 16
the Board of Green Cloth, ditto, March 1717–18 477 0 9
the Stables, ditto, 1 Jan. 1717–18 to 31 March 1718 184 13 6
the Household at St. James's and Kensington, April 1718 207 5
the Board of Green Cloth at St. James's, April 1718 121 18 10
provisions for the Maundy at Whitehall, 10 April 1718 97 14
the inauguration banquet of Prince Frederick and the Duke of York and others at Windsor Castle, 30 April 1718 866 10 10¼
the Household at Kensington and St. James's, May 1718 319 14
ditto, ditto, June 1718 527 11 10¾
the Stables, ditto, 1 April to 30 June 1718 263 3 0
the Household at St. James's and Kensington, July 1718 223 13 3
ditto, at Hampton Court and Kensington, August 1718 475 12
ditto, at Hampton Court, September 1718 606 18
wines etc. presented by the King to the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France, September 1718 1,047 15 4
the Stables at Hampton Court and Kensington, 1 July 1718 to 30 Sept. 1718 379 10 7
10,221 11 (fn. 1)
total payments and allowances £108,066 0
and so the Accountant is in Surplusage
Declared 17 May, 7 George I.
£12,509 0

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: TREASURER OF THE CHAMBER.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 410, ROLL 154 [A.O.1/410/154].

Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber.

26 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this Accomptant being in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in further part of 30.000l. by Privy Seal of 10 Aug. 4 George I
1,869 4 3
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in full of the same 6,941 19
the same term, in part of 60,000l. by Privy Seal of 24 May 4 George I 10,534 16 11¼
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in further part of the same 9,058 7 0
total payments and allowances 28,404 7 11½
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Surplusage on the previous Accompt 195 1 10¾
Wages and other annual allowances to the several Officers of the Household, pursuant to an Establishment under Royal Sign Manual of 4 July 1716
: the Royal Almoner, by Dr. Robert Canon and Dr. Thomas Lynford, successively Sub-almoners, for daily alms and for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and in Easter week, at 719l. per an. for three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 539l. 5s. and for Maundy Thursday 1718 200l.
739 5 0
physicians, apothecaries and surgeons:
Sir John Shadwell, Physician to the King's person; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718
225 0 0
Dr. Tancred Robinson, another Physician; same time 225 0 0
Dr. Thomas Goodwyn, another Physician; Midsummer 1718 to Michaelmas 1718 75 0 0
Dr. George Lewis Tesseir, Physician to the Household; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 150 0 0
James Chace, Apothecary to the King's person, for sweets etc. and in lieu of bills; same time 120 0 0
Thomas Grahme, another ditto, for salary and physick and in lieu of bills; same time 240 3 9
William Jones, Apothecary to the Household, in lieu of bills; same time 80 0 0
Claudius Amyand, Principal Surgeon, and Ambrose Dickins, Serjeant Surgeon; same time 595 0 0
Thomas Bates, Surgeon to the Household; same time 210 0 0
(total for physicians etc. 1,920l. 3s. 9d.)
Officers of the Jewel House:
the Hon. James Brudnal, Master; same time
37 10 0
Edward Pauncefort, Yeoman; same time 80 1 3
Edward Yardley, Groom; same time 79 1 3
Robert Sedgwick, Clerk; same time 10 0 0
(total for the Jewel House 206l. 12s. 6d.)
William Vanhuls, Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes; same time 120 0 0
Officers of the Removing Wardrobe: the Hon. Grey Maynard, Yeoman; same time 172 10 0
Chester Eyre and Thomas Williams, Grooms; same time 195 0 0
Kendal Heron and Peter Forbes, successively Pages; same time 75 0 0
Charles Lucas and Thomas Matocks, Pages, same time 150 0 0
housekeepers etc.:
Peircy Kirk, Housekeeper at Whitehall, in lieu of salaries, servants' wages, necessaries etc.; same time
487 10 0
Edward Brown, Under-keeper of St. James's House; same time 75 0 0
Somerset English, Under-keeper of Hampton Court House; same time 240 0 0
Richard Marriot, Keeper of the Privy Lodgings and Standing Wardrobe there; same time 150 0 0
Henry Lowman, Housekeeper of Kenssington; same time 75 0 0
Theodore Randue, Housekeeper of Windsor Castle; same time 240 0 0
Daniel Child, late Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Whitehall; same time 150 0 0
Thomas Hall, ditto at Windsor; same time 120 0 0
Thomas Hutton, ditto at St. James's; same time 82 10 0
and as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Somerset House; same time 75 0 0
(total for housekeepers etc. 1,695l.)
the Treasurer of the King's Chambers, this Accomptant, (including his Patent Fee at 155l. 6s. 8d. per an.); same time 352 1 0
Sir John Stanley, bt., the Secretary to the Lord Chamberlain; same time 45 0 0
John Evans, Clerk to the Chamberlain of the Household; same time 22 10 0
the King's Body Guard:
the Earl of Derby, Captain; same time
750 0 0
Thomas Wyndham, Lieutenant; same time 375 0 0
Andrew Charlton, Ensign; same time 225 0 0
William Wood, Clerk of the Checque; same time 112 10 0
John Bigg and Prescot Maynard, successively Corporals; Soloman Ashley, Francis Clerke and Thomas Whitmore, three other Corporals; same time 450 0 0
100 Yeomen; same time 2,967 3 9
(total for the Bodyguard 4,879l. 13s. 9d.)
eight Yeomen Ushers, six Yeomen Hangers and two Bedgoers; same time 120 0 0
Master of the Game at Newmarket; the Earl of Orford; same time 45 0 0
Groom Porter; Thomas Archer, in lieu of all payments; same time 412 10 0
Comptroller of the Treasurer's Accompts; Peter Nichols; same time 112 10 0
Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter Assistant; Mark Anthony Savrin; same time 50 0 0
Historiographer Royal; Thomas Madox; same time 150 0 0
Poet Laureat; Nicholas Rowe; same time 75 0 0
musicians:
John Eccles, Master of the King's Musick; same time
150 0 0
24 Musicians and an Instrument Keeper; same time 750 0 0
(total for the Musicians 900l.)
Sergeant Trumpeter; John Shore; same time 75 0 0
Master of the Barges; Christopher Hill; year to Xmas 1718 100 0 0
48 Watermen and 12 Pensioners; same time 187 10 0
ten Grooms of the Chamber; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 300 0 0
Barber to the King's Person; Claudius Amyand, in lieu of salary and for linen; same time 127 10 0
Surveyor and Keeper of the Pictures; Peter Walton; same time 150 0 0
Principal Painter; Sir Godfrey Kneller; same time 150 0 0
Clockmaker and watchmaker; Joseph Antram, in lieu of bills; same time 225 0 0
Yeoman of the Revels; Thomas Lambe; same time 34 18 9
two Coffer-keepers; Michael Woolrich and Matthew Mounsey; same time 41 1 3
rat killer; Samuel Stubbs; same time 36 2 6
mole taker; John Turner; same time 6 1 3
gardener at Somerset House; Ruben Borer; same time 37 10 0
locksmith; Thomas Robinson; same time 13 13 9
joiner of the Privy Chamber; John Howard; same time 14 13 9
Embellisher of Letters; Sir Thomas Brand; same time 45 0 0
rent of the passage into Channel Row; Elizabeth Batersby; half year to Midsummer 1718 1 15 0
Strewer of Herbs; Alice Bill; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 18 0 0
Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal, in lieu of three deer; for the year 1718 20 0 0
Court Drummer; John Clothier; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 18 0 0
Pensionary Yeoman; the Executor of Thomas Smith; Xmas 1717 to 29 July 1718, the day of Smith's decease 8 17
clerks of the cheque to the messengers; William Sharpe and William Barbon; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 149 12 6
forty messengers of the Chambers; same time 1,350 0 0
15,548 1
payments made upon particular Warrants for extraordinary services, agreeable to the Instructions in the Establishment etc.:
payments on Warrants under the Royal Sign Manual countersigned by the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury:
the Lady Francis Keightley, by the Sub-almoner; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718; by Royal Sign Manual of 23 Feb. 1714–15
300 0 0
the Sub-almoner, as an additional charity payable on Maunday Thursday; for the year 1718; by ditto of 9 April 1717 200 0 0
the Duke of St. Albans for the seven Gamekeepers in Bucks., Berks, etc.; for three quarters to Michaelmas 1718, with 70l. for liveries for the year 1718 227 10 0
William Lowen, Huntsman, for him self, six servants, nine horses and 30 couple of buckhounds etc.; John Hudson and three Yeomen Prickers; Roger and John Webb, the two Harbourers; year to Michaelmas 1718; by ditto of 27 May 1718, 25 Oct. 1718 and 19 Jan. 1718–19 1,000 0 0
Andrew Trebeck, Preacher at the Royal Chapel at St. James's for 33 sermons at a guinea each (14 in 1716 and 19 in 1717); by ditto of 19 Aug. 1718 34 13 0
Robert Manning, Yeoman of the Guard to the late King William, for a year's salary due at Xmas 1701; out of the said King's arrears; by ditto of 21 Oct. 1718 30 0 0
(total by Warrants under the Royal Sign Manual as above 1,792l. 3s. 0d.)
payments made on bills for stationery ware delivered to the Offices of the Principal Secretaries of State:
Edward Castle, stationer, for wares delivered into the offices of the Earls of Sunderland and Stanhope 306l. 11s., and of Joseph Addison and James Craggs 310l. 10s., and of the Duke of Roxburgh 101l.; by six bills signed by the respective Secretaries of State; half year to Midsummer 1718
718 1 0
payments upon Warrants of the Privy Council:
Thomas Beake, Underkeeper of the Council Records, for stationery wares for the service of the Privy Council; by the Council's Warrant of 2 Feb. 1717–18
90 0 0
payments upon Warrants of the Duke of Newcastle, Lord Chamberlain of the Household:
travelling charges of various officers of the Household etc. at rates set by two Establishments
1,248 15 0
John Incledon, Housekeeper of the Palace at Westminster, for cleaning etc. 283 0 0
Sir William Oldes, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for attendance at the House of Peers 36 0 0
Christopher Hill, King's Bargemaster, for carrying the Crown to the Parliament House etc. 240 17 0
Samuel Stubbs, ratkiller, for destroying vermin 67 18 0
Edward Woodson and Thomas Powell, late two Children of the Chapel Royal, whose voices have broken 40 0 0
Sir Godfrey Kneller, bt., Principal Painter, for drawing six full length pictures of the King, for the Duke of Wolfenbuttle, Lord Orford, Sir Robert Sutton, Mr. Stanyan, Mrs. Hawley and [the] Guild Hall 322 10 0
John Howard, joiner of the Privy Chamber, for carved gilded frames and cases for the King's pictures 178 14 9
John Eccles, Master of the King's Musick, for pricking and fair writing compositions for New Year's Day 1717–18 and for the King's Birthday 1718 22 0 0
John Walsh, Instrument maker; for the year 1717 13 14 0
Dr. William Crofts, for the use of an harpsichord for the theatre at Hampton Court 6 0 0
John Lenton, Groom of the Chapel, for brooms etc.; year to Lady Day 1718 10 0 0
Somerset English, for lodging two Chaplains in Waiting at Hampton Court 19 July 1717 to 13 Nov. 1717 34 0 0
Dr. William Croft, Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal, for lodgings hired for them at Kingston 25 10 0
Peter La Roche, Deputy Knight Harbinger, for charges of hiring houses etc. for the Ministers of the Czar of Muscovy 30 0 0
Timothy Goodwin, stationer, for stationery ware for the Lord Chamberlain's office 18 April 1717 to 24 March 1717–18 29 19 1
John Lloyd, for New River Water for St. James's Palace and the Stables there; year to Xmas 1717; and for office fees 37 16 0
Luke Flintoft, for reading prayers during the King's absence from St. James's the summer season 1718 15 0 0
Robert Blackway, for reading prayers to the Family at Kensington during the said season 40 0 0
Thomas Hall, Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Windsor, for so much disbursed at the Installation of Prince Frederick and the Duke of York 72 9 11
Thomas Williams, Groom of the Removing Wardrobe, for removing furniture to Hampton Court 16 Oct. 1716 to 28 Nov. 1717 60 11 3
the Hon. Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, for washing sheets etc. Lady day 1717 to Midsummer 1718 106 0 9
Edward Gouge, painter, for drawing the King's picture for the Board of Green Cloth, and for office fees 37 12 6
Thomas Archer, Groom Porter, for so much disbursed for grates, and irons etc. for the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Munster, Mrs. Killmansac, Mrs. Shulynberge, Baron Hatoff and General Humberston Ladyday 1717 to Ladyday 1718 231 13 6
William Jones, Apothecary to the Household, for lodgings hired during the King's residence at Hampton Court 22 9 0
Christopher Shirder, organmaker, for cleaning etc. the organs of the King's Chapels 1 Aug. 1716 to 1 Aug. 1718 111 0 0
John Rowley, for a large Universal dial, engraved and silvered with pedestal and case presented by the King to the Landgrave of Hesse Cassell; and for office fees 64 10 0
Thomas Robinson, locksmith, for providing locks etc. Michaelmas 1717 to Michaelmas 1718 1,080 0 0
Edmond Taylor, locksmith, for new brass locks etc. for apartments at St. James's 65 8 0
Sarah Peach, necessary woman, for cleaning etc. the Old Council Chamber, Ballroom and passage leading to the chapel at St. James's 1 Aug. to Michaelmas 1718 32 6 7
Alice Haberley, necessary woman, for cleaning etc. the bedchamber, little drawing room, great drawing room and Council chamber; same time 71 18
Katherine Chadwick, necessary woman, for cleaning etc. the King's backstairs and the back stair rooms at St. James's; same time 26 11
Jane Spencer, necessary woman, for cleaning the rooms at St. James's appointed for the German Chancery; same time 36 18 11½
Benjamin Bedford, ‘upholder’, for rent of a house hired by Baron Schake, the Czar of Muscovy's late Minister at 400l. per an. quarter to 30 Oct. 1717; with 60l. for loss and damage 27 June 1711 to 30 Oct. 1717; and 28l. 1s. 6d. for office fees 188 1 6
John Reeves, for rent of a house hired for the Czar of Muscovy's Minister at 260l. per an. 10 Aug. 1717 to Michaelmas 1718; with 23l. 18s. 3d. for office fees 319 10 9
Dr. William Croft and eleven others, Gentlemen of the Chapel, for their attendance at the Installation of Prince Frederick and the Duke of York at Windsor 24 0 0
William Wells and twelve other Musicians, for their like attendance 26 0 0
Anne Hall, for sweeping the chimneys in St. James's 29 Sept. 1717 to 26 Sept. 1718 53 16 0
Edward Browne, underhousekeeper at St. James's, for disbursements for cleaning lodgings etc. 14 4 6
Thomas Walker, housekeeper at Newmarket, for mops etc. and for sweeping chimneys; year to Xmas 1717 3 6 8
Edward Aspinval, Sub-dean of the Chapel, for new books for the Chapel etc. 66 2 3
Claudius Amyand and Ambrose Dickins, Serjeants Surgeons, and Thomas Graham, Apothecary to the Person, for opening and embalming the body of Prince George William 120 0 0
John Hopson, late Master Joyner, for making coffins for enclosing the said body 60 0 0
(total upon Warrants from the Privy Council or the Lord Chamberlain of the Household as above 5,666l. 5s. 3¾.)
payments to Messengers of the Chamber for their bills of services:
John Bill, John Brighter, William Browne, Elias Chalke, Joseph Chancey, Daniel Chandler, John Cooper, Anthony Dagley, Edward Davis, Peter John Du Commun, George Fry, Edward Gibbs, George Gordon, Richard Hayward, John Hutchings, Charles Kenge, Francis Lyng, Enoch Mottram, Thomas Nightingale, William Parker, William Plumber, Thomas Roberts, Valentine Randall, William Squire, Francis Sawyer, Thomas Smith, Joseph Smith, John Turner, John Warren, for carrying expresses, apprehending state criminals etc
4,649 13 10¼
12,826 3 2
ordinary allowances: Exchequer fee 3l. 6s. 8d.; Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 73l. 6s. 8d.; this Accomptant for necessaries and a clerk 6l. 13s. 4d. 83 6 8
total payments and allowances £28,652 13
and so this Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 16 July 1720.
£248 5

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: MASTER OF THE ROBES.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2847 [E.351/2847]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2055: ROLL 40 [A.O.1/2055/40].

William, Earl of Cadogan, Master of the King's Robes.

1 August 1714 to 25 March 1721.

See Volume XXIX of this Calendar, p. clxii.

Footnotes

  • 1. The figures given add up to 10,221l. 11s.d.