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Charitable accounts of the Merchant Taylors' Company

Pages 401-419

City of London Livery Companies Commission. Report; Volume 4. Originally published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1884.

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MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY. Charitable Accounts for 1881.

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH DR. JOHN ANDREWS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought down 54 10 5
" One year's dividends on 15,205l. 3s. 9d. Consols 444 15 0
£499 5 5
To balance brought down 40 15 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid for purchase of 54l. 7s. 8d. Consols 54 10 5
" do. paid one yearly exhibition 60 0 0
" do. paid four yearly exhibitions of 86l. each 344 0 0
" balance carried down 40 15 0
£499 5 5

JUDITH ALSTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 15 0 0
£15 0 0
To balance brought down for arrears due to the rector of St. Andrew's, Holborn 5 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the vicar of St. Giles, Cripplegate 5 0 0
" do. paid the rector of St. Mary, Whitechapel 5 0 0
" balance carried down for arrears due to the rector of St. Andrew's, Holborn 5 0 0
£15 0 0

(Since paid.)

REYNOLD BARKER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's rent of Charrington Head & Co. in respect of premises at Stratford in Essex 195 8 4
" one year's rent of Howards and Sons in respect of premises at Stratford in Essex 146 11 3
£341 19 7

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Almshouses Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses Account 341 19 7
£341 19 7

GERARD BRAYBROOK'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. Dec. 31. To cash £0 2 3
£0 2 3

Cr.

1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to the Churchwardens of St. Martin Outwich £0 2 3

WALTER BIGGS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought down 12 0 0
" one year's rent of Crosse and Blackwell in respect of Nos. 3, 4 and 5, Little Denmark Street, St. Giles' 341 19 7
" one year's rent of John Thurkle in respect of lights overlooking the above premises 0 19 6
£354 19 1

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the governors of Bigg's Charity in Wallingford for their proportion of the net rents for one year to Michaelmas, 1881, viz. twothirds of 354l. 19s. 1d. 236 12 9
" amount carried to Walter Biggs' pension account for the proportion due to that branch of the Charity, viz., one-third of 354l. 19s. 1d. 118 6 4
£354 19 1

WALTER BIGGS' PENSIONERS.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance in hand brought from last account 106 5 0
" amount brought from Walter Biggs' account for the proportion due to this branch of the Charity at Michaelmas, 1881 118 6 4
" one year's dividend on 631l. 9s. 10d. Consols 18 9 4
£243 0 8
To balance in hand brought down 18 15 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid purchase of 105l. 19s. 9d. Consols 106 5 0
" do. paid four yearly pensions of 12l. each to poor members of the Company 48 0 0
do. paid, seven yearly pensions of 10l. each to poor members of the Company 70 0 0
" balance in hand carried down 18 15 8
£243 0 8

RALPH BOLTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the master of Audlem Grammar School 10 0 0
Cash 20 0 0
£30 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the master of Audlem Grammar School—
Six months gift due Christmas 1880 10 0 0
Six months gift due Mid-summer 1881 10 0 0
Six months gift due Christmas 1881 10 0 0
30 0 0

CHRISTOPHER BOONE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance in hand brought from last account 58 16 0
" one year's ground rents received from sundry tenants in respect of land at Lee 617 0 0
Less income tax 14 2 9
And Receiver's 30 17 0
commission— 44 19 9
572 0 3
" one year's fee farm rent of the Corporation of Hereford 39 1 8
" rents received from certain tenants of Boone's Almshouses who are not his almspeople 20 16 0
" pew rents for 12 months to Midsummer 1881, received in respect of sundry sittings in the chapel of Boone's Almshouses 25 10 0
" one year's rent received from William Greaves in respect of four shops, High Road, Lee, at the corner of Brandram Road 19 10 10
735 14 9
To Balance brought down 97 10 3

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the chaplain one year's stipend 75 0 0
" do. paid the chapter clerk one year's stipend 15 0 0
" do. paid eight almspeople for 52 weeks at 10s. each per week 208 0 0
" do. paid the medical attendant one year's stipend 20 0 0
" do. paid for warming and lighting the chapel and for cleaning the same 35 12 2
" do. paid for rates, &c., on the almshouses 13 9 0
" do. paid for water rent 6 0 0
" do. paid for sweeping chimneys 2 0 0
" do. paid for insurance of almshouses and chapel from fire 4 10 3
" do. paid for chapel furniture 5 10 0
" do. paid for repairing chapel organ 5 0 0
" do. paid for repairing mowing machine 1 10 0
" do. paid for general repairs 48 13 1
" do. paid the Merchant Taylors' Company on account of loan from them 100 0 0
" do. paid the Merchant Taylors' Company for six months' interest to Midsummer 1881, loan of 2,500l. at 4 per cent, per annum 50 0 0
" do. paid the Merchant Taylors' Company for six months' interest to Christmas 1881, on loan of 2,400l. at 4 per cent. per annum 48 0 0
" balance carried down 97 10 3
£735 14 9

PETER BLUNDELL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 2 0 0
2 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the convalescent home account by order of the Court of Chancery dated 8th December 1876 2 0 0

HUGH CANDISH'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. Dec. 31. £ s. d.
To one year's rent of William Linguer in respect of No. 30, Fenchurch Street 547 3 4
547 3 4

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid the master, wardens clerk and beadle of the Company 0 11 8
" do. paid the churchwardens of Saint Martin Outwich 0 1 7
" do. paid for superstitious payments purchased by the Company 0 15 1
" amount paid to the Almshouses Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses Account 545 15 0
547 3 4

JAMES CHADWICKS GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash 4 0 0
4 0 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid three and a half yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor widows of freemen. 3 10 0
" amount carried to the Company's Poor Account for two quarterly pensions vacant and unclaimable 0 10 0
£4 0 0

FRANCES CLARKE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash 20 0 0
£20 0 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid the Governors of St. Bartholomew's for one year due at Michaelmas 1881 10 0 0
" cash paid the churchwardens of Odiham for one year due at Midsummer 1881 10 0 0
£20 0 0

SIR WILLIAM CRAVEN'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d
Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 4 0 0
" do. for arrear of two quarters pension due to a poor brother 2 0 0
" cash 140 0 0
£146 0 0
To balance brought down for arrears due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 4 0 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Andrew Undershaft, for fuel for the poor, after deducting 16s. for land tax 3 4 0
" do. paid 20 yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor freemen of the Company 80 0 0
" do. paid four yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor freemen of the Clothworkers' Company 16 0 0
" do. paid the governors of Craven School, Burnsall, one year's gift due at Midsummer, 1881 28 0 0
" do. paid arrear of two quarters pension to a poor brother 2 0 0
" do. paid arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 4 0 0
" do. paid the master wardens, clerk, and beadle, of the Company 6 0 0
" do. amount of land tax 2 16 0
" do. balance down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 4 0 0
£146 0 0

JOHN CREEK'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 5 5 9
£5 5 9

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid for 4½ tons of coals delivered to the churchwardens of St. Mary Abchurch 5 5 9

CONVALESCENT HOME AT BOGNOR.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance in hand brought from last account 470 10 8
" one year's dividend on 13,738l. 1s. 9d. reduced 3 per cent annuities 412 2 10
" one year's gift of Peter Blundell 2 0 0
" one year's gift of John Hyde 471 0 3
" one year's gift of Robert Dowe 20 0 0
" one year's gift of John Vernon 16 0 0
" one year's gift of John Wooller 4 0 0
" one year's gift of William Parker 9 0 0
" the residue of Robert Donkin's account at this date transferred to this account by order of the Board of Charity Commissioners, sealed 26th March 1872 2,018 17 7
£3,423 11 4
To balance brought down 19 10 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By one year's expenditure in the maintenance of the home as per annexed report 3,404 0 8
" balance in hand carried down 19 10 8
£3,423 11 4

HENRY COLBURN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash at the rate of 5l. per cent. on 347l. 10s. 17 7 6
" one year's rent of W. E. Bacon in respect of a piece of land at Ashwell 2 18 8
" cash for capitation grant to Ashwell School for one year to 30th April 1881, received from the Education Department 76 4 0
" do. for school pence received from the boys in Ashwell School 46 2 11
" do. advanced out of the Company's corporate funds to provide for the excess of expenditure over income 208 3 9
£350 16 10

Cr.

£ s. d.
1882. Dec. 31. By cash paid the master of Ashwell School, 1 year's salary 143 15 0
" do. paid the assistant master 1 year's salary 80 0 0
" do. paid for a pupil teacher 3 18 0
" do. paid. for insurance of the school premises from fire 1 2 6
" paid for fuel and rates for Ashwell School 16 18 11
" do. paid the master of Ashwell School, one year's allowance for cleaning the school and for books and stationery 26 5 0
" do. paid for repairs to the school premises 43 5 5
" do. paid for prizes to scholars 25 2 0
" do. paid grant towards the formation of a library at Ashwell School 10 10 0
£350 16 10

JOHN CONYER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 5 0 0
£5 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Botolph, Aldersgate, after deducting 1l. for land tax 4 0 0
" do. for land tax 1 0 0
£5 0 0

THOMAS COVENTRY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To balances in hand brought from last account arising from want of applications to bind apprentices, viz.:—
Due to the parish of St. Antholin 268 17 3
Due to the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft 228 17 2
" one year's fee farm rent of Thomas Sutton arising out of the rectory of East Moulsey 3 7 4
" one year's do. of Charles Corbett issuing out of the same 4 16 0
" one year's do. of W. S. Lowndes issuing out the rectory and church of Great Winslow, Bucks 11 4 0
" one year's do. of Lord Dacre issuing out of the rectory and church of Kimpton, Herts 6 2 8
" overpayment by the Company out of their own funds 6 6 8
£529 11 1
To balance brought down due to the parish of St. Antholin and held to meet applications to bind apprentices 275 13 11

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid the trustees of Highgate for the poor of St. Pancras and Hornsey 10 0 0
" do. paid the master, wardens, and clerk of the Company 1 16 8
" do. paid the trustees of Coventry's gift in the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft, the balance in hand at Midsummer 1879, as per order of the Board of Charity Commissioners approved on 25th October 1881 222 0 6
" do. paid do. for two years' gifts to Midsummer 1881 20 0 0
" balance due to the parish of St. Antholin at Christmas, 1880 268 17 3
Add amount due at Christmas, 1881 6 16 8
275 13 11
£529 11 1

JAMES CHURCH'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash 12 0 0
" overpayment by the Company out of their own funds 0 12 0
£12 12 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid 12 poor men and 12 poor women of the Company (who had no other pension) 10s. 6d. each 12 12 0
£12 12 0

ANDREW DANDY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account 0 15 0
" cash one year's dividend on 2,264l. 3s. 0d. Consols 66 4 7
£66 19 7
To balance brought down for one quarter's pension unclaimed 0 5 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Almshouses Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses Account 12 0 0
" cash paid five and three quarters yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor women of the parish of St. Giles's, Cripplegate 5 15 0
" do. paid six yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor women of the parish of St. Botolph, Bishopgate 6 0 0
" do. paid 5½ yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor women of the parish of St. Sepulchre 5 10 0
" do. paid 31¼ yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor widows of members of the Company 31 5 0
" do. carried to the Company's Poor Account 3 14 7
" do. carried to do. for pensions vacant and unclaimable 2 10 0
" balance carried down for one quarter's pension unclaimed 0 5 0
£66 19 7

(Since paid.)

ROBERT DONKIN'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash for one year's dividend on 7,156l. 4s. 2d. Consols 209 6 5
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,273l. 12s. 4d. Consols 66 10 0
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,169l. 2s. 7d. Consols 63 8 11
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,921l. 17s. 6d. Reduced 3l. per cent. Annuities 85 12 11
Nos. 66 & 67, Cheapside.
To one year's rent of Thomas Cave 390 16 8
No. 3, Angel Court, Throgmorton Street.
To one year's rent of Isaac Seligman 781 13 4
No. 145, Bishopsgate Street.
To one year's rent of Robert Fowler 97 14 2
No. 83, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Samuel Nolloth 48 17 1
No. 85, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Samuel Nolloth 48 17 1
No. 87, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Mrs. E. Newsom 43 19 5
No. 89, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of W. H. Case 48 17 1
No. 91, Sun Street.
To six month's rent of F. Saunders to Lady Day 1881 24 7 6
Nos. 93, 95, & 97, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Charles Wyatt 140 14 0
" law charges in re 91, Sun Street returned 16 4 0
£2,066 18 7

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid the vicar and churchwardens of Hertford one year's rentcharge 10 0 0
" do. paid for 230½ yards of calico at 8½ d. per yard for shirts and shifts 7 4 0
" do. paid for 60 yards of claret cloth for gowns and cloaks at 6s. per yard 18 0 0
" do. paid for 48 pairs of hose 2 16 0
" do. paid gifts of 5s. each to 24 poor men and women in lieu of shoes 6 0 0
" do. paid the chamberlain and town clerk's fee for attendance to see the bequest performed 1 1 0
" do. paid for making gowns and cloaks 3 0 0
" amount carried to the Convalescent Home account and expended in the maintenance of the home by order of the Charity Commissioners, sealed 26th March 1872 2,018 17 7
£2,066 18 7

ROBERT DOWE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To one year's dividend on 5,288l. 6s. 8d. Consols received from the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds 158 13 0
£158 13 0
To balance brought down for one third of triennial payment for gowns and cloaks 13 3 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid 13 yearly pensions of 6l. 13s. 4d. each to poor brethren of the Company 86 13 4
" do. paid six yearly pensions of 2l. 2s. each to poor brethren of the Company 12 12 0
" do. expended at the probation of Merchant Taylors' School 8 0 0
" amount carried to the almshouses' account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 13 11 4
" amount carried to the Company's Convalescent Home account for one year by order of the Court of Chancery 20 0 0
" cash paid the master, wardens, clerk and beadle of the Company 4 13 4
" balance carried down for one third of triennial payments for gowns and cloaks 13 3 0
£158 13 0

LADY DUCIE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed 5 0 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 5 0 0

JEFFERY ELWES' GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash being at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed 20 0 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Company's poor account 20 0 0

SIR WILLIAM FITZWILLIAM'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the rector and churchwardens of Marholm at Christmas 1880 12 13 4
" cash 20 0 0
£32 13 4

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By amount carried to the credit of Mr. Walter Fish's account in the Company's books 7 6 8
" cash paid the rector and churchwardens of Marholm for two years gift due at Christmas 1881 25 6 8
£32 13 4

WALTER FISH'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account 105 18 3
" six month's dividend on 2,186l. 1s. 5d., Reduced 3l. per cent. Annuities 31 19 5
" six months dividend on 2,291l. 19s. 8d., Reduced 3l. per cent. Annuities 33 13 4
" one year's rent of C. V. Game in respect of No. 60, Cannon Street, and Nos. 16 and 17, Nicholas Lane 234 10 0
" one year's annuity brought from Sir William Fitzwilliam's account 7 6 8
£413 7 8
To balance in hand brought down 68 2 9

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid purchase of 105l. 18s. 3d. Reduced 3 per cent. Annuities 105 18 3
" do. paid, four yearly exhibitions of 48l. each 192 0 0
" do. paid, one yearly exhibition of 40l 40 0 0
" do. paid to the Company's Poor Account 7 0 0
" do. paid, the clerk and beadle of the Company 0 6 8
" balance carried down 68 2 9
£413 7 8
to be invested.

SIR JOHN GORE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash of W. J. Belville for one year's rentcharge issuing out of No. 15, Great Trinity Lane, less 2l. 8s. land tax 9 12 0
" balance due to the Company carried to next account 4 16 0
£14 8 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By balance brought from last account 4 16 0
" cash paid, three yearly pensions of 3l. 4s. each to poor members of the Company 9 12 0
£14 8 0
By balance brought down 4 16 0

ROBERT GRAY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash after the rate of 5l. per cent. on the sum of 2,132l. 106 12 0
£106 12 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Company's Almhouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 106 12 0

HELEN GULSTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash being at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed 30 0 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid yearly pensions of 5l. each to two citizens', two gentlemen's, and two ministers' widows 30 0 0

SIR JOHN HANBURY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 19 10 0
£19 10 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of Feckenham for one year 13 0 0
" do. paid the churchwardens of Hanbury for one year 6 10 0
£19 10 0

JOHN HARRISON'S GTFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for amount in hand for pensions to poor members of the Company 184 14 4
" one year's rent of Leaf, Sons, & Co., in respect of Nos. 33 and 34, Old Change 1,563 6 8
" one year's rent of James Hendrey, in respect of No. 6, St. Swithin's Lane 214 19 2
" one year's rent of Leaf, Sons, & Co., in respect of lights overlooking the premises in Old Change 0 10 0
" Income tax recovered on rent for three years, ended on 5th April 1878 60 13 4
£2,024 3 6
To balance in hand for pensions to poor members of the Company 205 8 4

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Augustine's for one year due at Lady Day, 1881 16 0 0
" do. paid 54¼ yearly pensions of 8l. each to poor members of the Company 434 0 0
" do. paid the clerk of the Company 0 13 4
" do. for land tax 4 0 0
" do. paid the Governors of Merchant Taylors' Schools of the foundation of John Harrison for their proportion of the property tax recovered on rents for three years ended on 3rd April 1878, viz., threefourths of 60l. 13s. 4d. 45 10 0
" do. paid the Governors of the Merchant Taylors' Schools of the foundation of John Harrison for three-fourths part of 1,758l. 2s. 6d., the net rent to Michaelmas, 1881 1,318 11 10
" balance in hand for poor members of the Company 205 8 4
£2,024 3 6

ROBERT HAWES' AND OTHERS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To Cash 400 0 0
£400 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Almshouses Account, and expended upon six almswomen in the Company's almshouses (one of whom is of the parish of St. Botolph Without Aldgate), at the increased rate of 27l. per annum 162 0 0
" further amount carried to the Almshouses Account, and expended upon the almswomen in the Company's almshouses generally, as per Almshouses Account 238 0 0
£400 0 0

JOHN HEYMAN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash of the churchwardens of St. Saviour's, Southwark, for one year's rentcharge issuing out of two houses at Barnet 2 4 0
" balance carried to next account 1 0 0
£3 4 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By balance brought from last account 1 0 0
" cash, paid two yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor members of the Company 2 0 0
" do. paid to the clerk of the Company 0 4 0
£3 4 0
By balance carried to next account 1 0 0

JOHN HEYDON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's interest 3 6 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to Mercers' Company 3 6 8

RICHARD HILLES' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash £5 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account 5 0 0

RALPH HOLLAND'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's rent of Francis Broughton in respect of the "George" Inn, in Aldermanbury 161 4 5
£161 4 5

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By superstitious payments purchased by the Company 0 13 4
" amount carried to the Company's Poor Account 160 11 1
£161 4 5

JOHN HOWDEN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 1 2 5
£1 2 5

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Mary, Abchurch, for amount due to Lady Day, 1881 0 15 9
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company 0 6 8
£1 2 5

WALTER HULL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account 1 9 0
" cash of the parish of St. Olave, Hart Street, for one year's annuity issuing out of certain property bequeathed to the parish 2 4 0
£3 13 0
To balance brought down 1 4 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid two yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor members of the Company 2 0 0
" do. paid the clerk of the Company 0 4 0
" the Company's Poor Account for one quarterly pension transferred thereto 0 5 0
" balance carried to next account 1 4 0
£3 13 0

JOHN HYDE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account due to Holy Trinity, Minories 0 16 0
" do. do. for income tax recovered 0 12 8
" cash for counsels' and surveyors' fees recovered 297 4 6
" one year's rent of A. and H. Marshall in respect of No. 125, Fleet Street 390 16 8
" purchase money of premises lately Nos. 1 and 56 and a warehouse in Church Street, Minories, and also the Three Lords public-house in the Minories taken by the Metropolitan Railway Company 6,253 0 0
Less costs of the arbitration 401 15 4
5,851 4 8
as per Order in Chancery dated 17th December 1880.
" Six months' dividend on 5,895l. 9s. Consols 86 11 9
" Interest on purchase money of the premises taken by the Metropolitan Railway Company 15 12 7
£6,642 18 10
To balance brought down for two years' arrears due to Holy Trinity, Minories 1 12 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By balance brought from last account for fees to be recovered 297 4 6
" cash paid the churchwardens of St. Andrew Undershaft 2l., less land tax 8s. 1 12 0
" do. paid purchase of 5,895l. 9s. Consols 5,851 4 8
" land tax (as per Order in Chancery dated 17th December 1880) 0 8 0
" cash paid the master and wardens of the Company 1 10 0
" do. paid the minister of Hay field, Derbyshire 10 0 0
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Bride's for one year 1 10 0
" do. paid for law charges 1 17 5
" amount carried to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 5 0 0
" amount carried to the Company's Convalescent Home Account for the residue of this account for one year to Christmas, 1881 471 0 3
" balance for two years' arrears due to Holy Trinity, Minories 1 12 0
£6,642 18 10

(Since paid).

ROBERT JENKINSON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash for the yearly sum of 6l. and 1l. for one year's interest on 20l. at 5l. per cent. per annum 7 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 7 0 0

JOHN JUXON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash of F. L. Popham for one year's annuity out of lands at Mortlake, known as Brick Farm, less 2l. 8d. land tax 9 12 0
" do. paid, by the Company out of their own funds 2 8 0
" balance carried down for amount advanced by the Company 12 0 0
£24 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By balance brought from last account for amount advanced by the Company 12 0 0
" cash paid Mr. F. C. H. Piggott of Emmanuel College, Cambridge 12 0 0
£24 0 0
By balance brought down 12 0 0

PETER MASON'S GIFT.

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's rent of Charles Tighe in respect of No. 1, Poultry 214 19 2
" one year's rent of H. D. Davies in respect of Nos. 4 and 5, Poultry 361 10 5
£576 9 7

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid six months' pension to a poor liveryman of the Company 40 0 0
" do. paid one years' pension to a poor liveryman of the Company 60 0 0
" do. paid 10½ yearly pensions of 10l. each each to poor widows of liverymen of the Company 105 0 0
" do. paid the Ecclesiastical Commissioners one year's quitrent due at Michaelmas 1880 0 9 0
" amount of superstitious payments purchased by the Company 7 13 4
" residue carried to the Company's poor account 363 7 3
£576 9 7

LADY JANE MAYNAED'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account 278 6 8
" cash of the Rev. J. W. Conant for one year's annuity issuing out of certain lands at Brooklands, Medley, and Ivychurch, in Kent. Less land tax 10l. and income tax 1l. 39 0 0
£317 6 8
To balance brought down for gifts to be made to poor freemen of the Company who are about to set up a trade 277 6 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid a gift to Henry P. Cooper a poor freeman about to set up in trade 20 0 0
" do. paid, a gift to F. H. Whitfield a poor freeman about to set up in trade 20 0 0
" balance carried down 277 6 8
£317 6 8

WILLIAM MOORE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash of the churchwardens of St. Andrew Undershaft for one year's annuity issuing out of a tenement in the said parish, less 4s. land tax £0 16 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to the Company's poor account 0 16 0
£0 16 0

ROBERT PARKER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 5 0 0
" cash 35 0 0
£40 0 0
To balance brought down for ararrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 5 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of Walsall 20 0 0
" do. paid the organist of Walsall 5 0 0
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company 5 0 0
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Antholin's for one year to Christmas 1880 5 0 0
" balance carried down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's 5 0 0
£40 0 0

WILLIAM PARKER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 80 0 0
" balance carried down 7 5 0
£87 5 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By balance brought from last account 7 5 0
" amount carried to the Convalescent Home Account by Order of the Court of Chancery, dated 8th December 1876 9 0 0
" cash paid the minister of great Bloxwich for one year due at Christmas 1881 20 0 0
" do. paid the minister of St. Antholin's for one year, after deducting 2l. for land tax 8 0 0
" do. paid the clerk and sextoness of St. Antholin's, after deducting 1l. for land tax 4 0 0
" do. paid Bethlem Hospital 1 0 0
" do. paid five yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor members of the Company 20 0 0
" do. paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 7 10 0
" paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company 7 10 0
" amount of land tax 3 0 0
£87 5 0
By balance brought down 7 5 0

CHARLES PARKINS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash for one year's dividend on 5,887l. 14s. 9d. Consols 172 4 4
" do. paid the Company out of their corporate funds to make up the amount of the exhibitions paid 187 15 8
£360 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid four yearly exhibitions of 90l. each 360 0 0
£360 0 0

MARGARET PARSONS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account due to the parish of St. Christopher-le-Stocks 0 10 0
" do. for amount in hand for poor maidens 15 10 0
" cash 4 0 0
£20 0 0
To balance brought down for amount in hand for poor maidens 11 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash for two years' gift due to the parish of St. Christopherle-Stocks 1 0 0
" do. paid to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Cornhill 1 0 0
" do. paid to Emma Levett Newman, a poor freeman's daughter, a gift towards her marriage 6 0 0
" do. paid the clerk and beadle of the Company 0 7 0
" do. paid to the Company's Poor Account 0 13 0
" balance carried down for amount in hand for poor maidens 11 0 0
£20 0 0

(Since partly expended).

FOWLK PARRY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash, being at the rate of 5l. per cent. per annum on the amount bequeathed 2 10 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account 2 10 0

SIR JOHN AND DAME THOMASINE PERCIVAL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 3 15 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Mary, Woolnoth 3 15 8

CHRISTOPHER PITT'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 12 0 0
£12 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid 5½ yearly pensions of 2l. each to poor widows of members of the Company leaving two quarterly pensions unclaimable 11 0 0
" do. carried to the Company's Poor Account for the said two quarters' pensions 1 0 0
£12 0 0

WILLIAM PRIESTLEY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 10 13 4
" amount charged upon the Company's Poor Account 3 1 4
£13 14 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid four yearly pensions of 2l. 2s. to poor men free of the Company 8 8 0
" do. paid four yearly pensions of 1l. 6s. 8d. each to poor men of the parish of Hornsey 5 6 8
£13 14 8

SAMUEL PROCTOR'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 5 0 0
£5 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account 4 10 0
" do. paid to the clerk and beadle of the Company 0 10 0
£5 0 0

MARY RAMSAY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash for two-eighths share of 21l. 7s. 6d. received for interest on loan money 5 6 11

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account 5 6 11

EDWARD RENNECK'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash for one-eighth share of 21l. 7s. 6d. for interest received on loan money 2 13 6

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account 2 13 6

HENRY RICHARDS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear of one quarterly pension 0 10 6
" cash for five-eighths share of 21l. 7s. 6d. received for interest on loan money 13 7 1
" amount paid out of the Company's Corporate Fund 7 12 11
£21 10 6

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid, arrear of one quarterly pension 0 10 6
" do. paid 10 yearly pensions of 2l. 2s. each to poor members of the Company or their widows 21 0 0
£21 10 6

SIR ABRAHAM REYNARDSON'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. Dec. 31. To cash 16 0 0
£16 0 0

Cr.

1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid six yearly pensions of 1l. 6s. 8d. each to six poor men, and six do. to poor women of the Company 16 0 0

THOMAS ROBERTS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's dividend on 2,108l. 0s. 9d. 61 13 2
£61 13 2

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's Almswomen, as per Almshouses' Account 61 13 2

SIR THOMAS ROWE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 40 0 0
£40 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid, two yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor freemen of each of the following Companies, viz.: Plasterers' Clothworkers', Carpenters', Armourers', and Bricklayers' Companies 40 0 0

RICHARD SHEPHAM'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash being at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed 2 10 0

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 2 10 0

NICHOLAS SPENCER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account due to the churchwardens of Doddington 2 12 0
" cash 6 5 8
£8 17 8
To balance for two years' arrears due to the churchwardens of Doddington 5 4 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens St. Thomas Apostles 3 13 8
" balance carried down due to the churchwardens of Doddington 5 4 0
£8 17 8

(Since paid).

MESSRS. STINT AND OTHERS' GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 12 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account 12 0 0

ABIGAIL SOLLY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash of Frank Mills for one year's rent, in respect of land at Godstone in Surrey 19 10 10
£19 10 10

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid for repairs to Mrs. Solly's tomb in Bunhill Fields 5 17 2
" amount carried to the Company's Poor Account 13 13 8
£19 10 10

WILLIAM STUART'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance in hand brought from last account 183 15 4
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,052l. 7s. 5d. Consols 60 0 8
£243 16 0
To balance in hand brought down 182 4 8

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid one yearly exhibition 61 11 4
" balance in hand carried down 182 4 8
£243 16 0

THOMAS SUTTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's rent of Sir W. A. Rose, in respect of premises in Anchor Alley, Thames Street 341 19 7
" one year's dividend on 2,738l. 18s. 10d. Consols 80 2 4
" one year's dividend on 13,983l. 5s. Consols 409 0 2
£831 2 1

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the Duke of Bedford one year's quitrent 1 1 5
" land tax due to the Company 0 4 0
" amount carried to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen, as per Almshouses' Account 829 16 8
£831 2 1

JOHN TRESSAWELL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's rentcharge paid by the Company, and issuing out of premises in Bread Street, formerly the Saracen's Head 0 6 8
" ditto received from Richard Robinson, issuing out of No. 43, Cannon Street, formerly No. 18, Basing Lane 0 13 0
" one year's rent of Hughes Crampton, & Co., in respect of No. 61, Broad Street 390 16 8
£391 16 4

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account 391 16 4
£391 16 4

THOMAS THOMLINSON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 2 12 0
£2 12 0
To balance brought down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred, Poultry 1 12 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the Governors of Christ's Hospital 1 0 0
" balance carried down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred's, Poultry, for one year 1 12 0
£2 12 0

(Since paid).

THOMAS AND SUSANNAH TOWNSEND'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane 3 15 5
" cash for one year's dividend on 4,525l. Reduced 3 per cent. Annuities 135 15 0
£139 10 5
To balance brought down for arrears due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane 3 15 5

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the lecturer at St. Magnus the Martyr 75 8 4
" do. paid the parish clerk of do. 30 3 4
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Benetfink for one year 7 10 10
" do. paid arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane 3 15 5
" do. paid six months' gift to do. 3 15 5
" do. paid the master, wardens, and clerk of the Company 15 1 8
" balance carried down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane, for six months to Christmas 1881 3 15 5
£139 10 5

(Since paid).

WILLIAM TUDOR'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 2 10 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to the Company's Poor Account 2 10 0

WILLIAM TUDMAN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 14 10 0
£14 10 0
To balance brought down due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred's, Poultry 12 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to the Company's Poor Account 2 10 0
" balance due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred's, Poultry, carried down 12 0 0
£14 10 0

(Since paid).

SIR WILLIAM TURNER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 9 0 0
£9 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid three yearly pensions of 3l. each to poor clothworkers, members of the Company 9 0 0

No. 1.

JOHN VERNON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrear of two quarters' pension to a plasterer 2 0 0
" do. retained for two-thirds of triennial payments for gowns and cloaks 43 18 4
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions 3 10 0
Carried forward 49 8 4
1881. Dec. 31. Brought forward 49 8 4
To cash for interest on sum of 1,560l. bequeathed to the Company 86 6 8
" do. for amount of rentcharge payable by the Company 93 1 0
" amount charged on the Companys' corporate funds for increasing the exhibitions from 4l. to 10l. each 12 0 0
" overpayment by the Company out of their own funds 5 6 4
£246 2 4
To balance brought down for amount of unclaimed exhibitions 11 10 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid arrears of two quar" ters' pension to a poor plasterer 2 0 0
" do. paid two yearly increased exhibitions of 10l. each 20 0 0
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Cornhill 2 8 0
" do. paid the minister, clerk, and sexton of do. 1 9 8
Carried forward 25 17 8
1881. Dec. 31. Brought forward 25 17 8
By amount carried to the Convalescent Home Account for one year 16 0 0
" cash paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company 2 11 0
" do. paid yearly pensions of 4l. each to two plasterers, two wardens, two clothworkers, two armourers, and one tiler 36 0 0
" do. paid three quarterly pensions of 1l. each to a carpenter 3 0 0
" do. carried to the Company's Poor Account for one quarterly pension to a carpenter unclaimed 1 0 0
" do. paid 12 yearly pensions of 6l. each to poor members of the Company 72 0 0
" do. paid four yearly do. of 2l. 2s. each to poor freemen of the Company "Reversioners" 8 8 0
" do. paid for making 26 gowns and cloaks at 6s. each 7 16 0
" do. paid for 110 yards of claret cloth for gowns and cloaks at 7s. 6d. per yard 41 5 0
" do. paid for 134 yards of serge for gowns and cloaks at 1s. 10d. per yard 12 5 8
" do. paid embroidering 26 arm badges at 6s. 6d. 8 9 0
" balance carried down for amount of unclaimed exhibitions 11 10 0
£246 2 4

No. 2.

JOHN VERNON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash for interest at the rate of 5 per cent. per annum on the sum of 1,355l. 6s. 9d. received by the Company in respect of a bequest of 200l. and as residuary legatees under Mr. Vernon's will 67 15 4

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account for the relief of the poor 67 15 4
£67 15 4

JAMES WILFORD'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cash 9 13 4
9 13 4
To balance brought down due to the parish of Northiam 5 12 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the rector 21s., and sexton 2s. 6d. of St. Margaret's Lothbury 1 3 6
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Bartholomew's by the Exchange 1 12 0
" do. paid to the Company's Poor Account 0 19 2
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company 0 6 8
" balance carried down for arrear due to the parish of Northiam 5 12 0
9 13 4

JOHN WILFORD'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account due to the churchwardens of Streatham 10 3 8
" one year's rent received of T. Honychurch, issuing out of No. 34, Throgmorton Street 4 13 4
Less land and income tax 1 0 6
3 12 10
" one year's rent received of the Corporation of London issuing out of sundry premises 9 6 8
Less land and in come tax 2 1 1
7 5 7
" income tax paid by the Company 0 0 4
£21 2 5

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the churchwardens of Streatham for arrear due at Christmas 1880 10 3 8
" do. paid the churchwardens of Sutton one year's gift due at Christmas 1881 10 8 0
Less income tax 0 5 3
10 2 9
" do. paid the master, wardens, and clerk of the Company 0 16 0
£21 2 5

JOHN WILLIAMS' GIFT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash 3 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid to the Company's Poor Account 3 0 0

RANDOLPH WOOLLEY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881 £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash 19 12 0
£19 12 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid the Governors of Wolverhampton Grammar School for one year due at Michaelmas 1881 5 0 0
" do. paid two yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor members of the Merchant Taylors' Company 8 0 0
" do. paid one yearly pension of 4l. to a poor member of the Clothworkers' Company 4 0 0
" do. paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account 2 12 0
£19 12 0

JOHN WOOLLER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account for arrears of two years' gift due to the churchwardens of Brighton 2 0 0
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions 9 15 0
" cash for one year's annuity or rentcharge 24 0 0
£35 15 0
To balance brought down due to the parish of St. Magnus 1 0 0
and parish of Brighton 1 0 0
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions 13 15 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By cash paid arrears due to the churchwardens of Brighton 2 0 0
" do. carried to the Company's Convalescent Home Account for one year 4 0 0
" do. paid the Governors of Christ's Hospital 5 0 0
" do. paid Bridewell Hospital 2 0 0
" do. paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen, as per Almshouses' Account 5 4 0
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company 1 16 0
" balance carried down for arrear due to the parish of St. Magnus 1 0 0
and to the parish of Brighton 1 0 0
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions 13 15 0
£35 15 0

(Since paid).

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH THEIR ALMSHOUSES AT LEE.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To balance brought from last account 2,711 1 5
" cash under the following gifts, viz.:—
Andrew Dandy's gift 12 0 0
Robert Dowe's " 13 11 4
Lady Ducie's " 5 0 0
Robert Gray's " 106 12 0
Robert Hawes' and others " 162l. and 238l.
400 0 0
R. Jenkinson's gift 7 0 0
Wm. Parker's " 7 10 0
Rd. Shepham's " 2 10 0
R. Woolley's " 2 12 0
John Wooller's " 5 4 0
John Hyde's " 5 0 0
Thomas Roberts' " 61 13 2
" do. for residues under the following gifts, viz.:—
Reynold Barker's gift 341 19 7
Hugh Candish's " 545 15 0
Thomas Sutton's " 829 16 8
£5,057 5 2
To balance brought down 3,055 7 5

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By cash paid 31 almswomen for seven months and 32 do. for five months at 2l. 5s. each per month or 27l. each per annum 848 5 0
" do. paid extra allowance to infirm almswomen 151 19 0
" do. paid for wine for infirm almswomen 6 6 0
" do. paid towards the funeral expenses of deceased almswomen 12 0 0
" do. paid Roberts' gift of 1l. half-yearly to the almswomen 62 0 0
" do. paid to 31 almswomen on visitation 10s. each 15 10 0
" do. paid to 31 almswomen in lieu of shoes and hose 17 1 0
" do. paid for 440 yards of black stuff for gowns at 1s. 4d. per yard 29 6 8
" do. paid for 349¾ yards of calico for shifts at 8½d. per yard 12 7 8
" do. paid for 91 tons 8 cwt. of coals 107 7 10
" do. paid for repairs to the almshouses 252 4 3
" do. paid rates and taxes on do. 84 15 0
" do. paid the gardener's wages, &c. 57 13 0
" do. paid for extra labour and other necessaries for the garden 25 7 1
" do. paid for rose trees 2 4 0
" do. paid for pew rents at Lee Church 22 10 0
" do. paid the rector of Lee one year's allowance for attendance at the almshouses 35 0 0
" do. paid the medical attendant 60 0 0
" do. paid the superintendent 100 0 0
" do. paid for gas 16 4 8
" do. paid for newspapers and magazines for the reading room 9 8 1
" do. paid for cleaning the reading rooms, &c. 7 12 6
" do. paid for stationery 1 10 0
" do. paid for sweeping chimneys 4 0 0
" do. paid for insurance from fire 7 15 6
" do. paid for furniture 9 19 6
" do. paid for water rate 31 4 0
" do. paid for winding and repairing the turret clock 5 5 0
" do. paid for a lawn mower 7 2 0
£2,001 17 9
By balance carried to next account 3,055 7 5
£5,057 5 2

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH THEIR POOR ACCOUNT.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To cash for sundry gifts as under, viz.:
Jeffery Elwes' gift 20 0 0
Walter Fish's " 7 0 0
Richard Hilles' " 5 0 0
William Moore's " 0 16 0
Margaret Parsons' " 0 13 0
Fowlk Parry's " 2 10 0
Samuel Procter's " 4 10 0
Stint and others " 12 0 0
William Tudor's " 2 10 0
William Tudman's " 2 10 0
John Williams' " 3 0 0
John Vernon's " 67 15 4
Carried forward 128 4 4
Dec. 31. Brought forward 128 4 4
To amount of residues under sundry gifts, viz:—
Andrew Dandy's gift 4 19 7
Ralph Holland's " 160 11 1
Peter Mason's " 363 7 3
Edward Renneck's " 2 13 6
Mary Ramsay's " 5 6 11
John Tressawell's " 391 16 4
James Wilford's " 0 19 2
Abigail Solly's " 13 13 8
" amount of fees received on apprenticeships and freemen's admissions transferred by order of court 7 1 8
" pensions unclaimed under sundry gifts, viz.:—
Andrew Dandy's gift 1 5 0
James Chadwick's " 0 10 0
Walter Hull's " 0 5 0
Christopher Pitt's " 1 0 0
John Vernon's " 1 0 0
" amount paid by the Company out of their corporate funds to provide for the excess of expenditure over income of the Poor Account for the year ended on 31st December 1881 1,382 19 7
£2,465 13 1

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 11. By cash paid to poor members of the Company or their widows for present and general relief 608 15 4
" do. paid 9¾ yearly pensions of 12l. each to poor members of the Company 117 0 0
" do. paid five yearly pensions of 20l. each and seven do. of 30l. each to almswomen of the livery 310 0 0
" do. paid 10 yearly pensions of 12l. each to poor daughters of freemen of the Company 120 0 0
Carried forward 1,155 15 4
1881. Brought forward 1,155 15 4
Dec. 31. By cash paid 19¾ yearly pensions of 10l. each to poor freemen of the Company or their widows 197 10 0
" do. paid 5¼ yearly pensions of 20l. each and 1½ of 30l. each to poor liverymen of the Company or their widows 150 0 0
" do. paid 31 yearly pensioners of 4l. each to almswomen at Lee 124 0 0
" do. paid one yearly pension to a poor member of the Company 150 0 0
" do. paid two yearly pensions of 40l. each to poor daughters of members of the Company 80 0 0
" do. paid six months' pension to a poor daughter of a member of the Company 12 10 0
" do. paid to one of the above on account of the education of her daughter 4 0 0
" do. paid one year's pensions of various amounts to poor daughters of freemen of the Company 194 0 0
" do. paid for increasing the pensions under the following gifts, viz:—
James Chadwick's gift 14 0 0
Sir William Craven's " 18 10 0
Robert Dowe's " 17 8 0
Sir John Core's " 3 12 0
John Heyman's " 4 0 0
Walter Hull's " 8 0 0
William Parker's " 4 0 0
J. H. Peacock's " 0 15 0
Christopher Pitt's " 13 10 0
William Priestley's " 11 12 0
Sir A. Reynardson's " 36 13 4
H. Richards' " 26 16 6
Sir William Turner's " 4 0 0
John Vernon's " 219 12 0
R. Woolley's " 2 0 0
" do. paid for increasing the pensions under sundry gifts 13 8 11
2,465 13 1

By Order of Court,
F. L. Horkirk,
Accountant to the Company,
20th July 1882.