May 1649: An Additional Act of Commissioners for the Assessment of the Ninety Thousand pounds per Mensem.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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May, 1649.

[14 May, 1649.]

Additional Commissioners for assessment of £90,000 per mensem; under former Act; Powers

Whereas by an Act of this Present Parliament, the sum of Ninety thousand pounds per mensem is appointed for Maintenance of the Forces raised by authority of Parliament, for the service of England and Ireland; In which many of the Commissioners names for the respective counties, cities and places therein mentioned were mis-printed, and some others omitted: To the end therefore that the several sums of money therein mentioned, may be duly levied, taxed and paid as is thereby directed, Be it Enacted, and it is hereby Enacted by this present Parliament, and by the authority of the same, That the persons hereafter named shall be added Commissioners for the several and respective counties, cities and places in the said Act mentioned, to put the same in execution in the said several and respective counties, cities and places for which they are hereby respectively appointed Commissioners: And it is further Enacted, That the said respective Commissioners for the said several and respective counties, cities and places, shall and may use, exercise and put in execution, all and every the powers and authorities given, limited and appointed in and by the said Act of the 7th of April last.

For the county of Berks.

William Hide, William Trumbal, John Blagrave, Thomas Bateman, George Wooldridge, Peter Burningham, Richard Winch, William Strowde, Esqs; Edward Jennings Gent.; Arthur Evelyn, Christopher Whitchot Esqs; John Harrison Alderman of Reading.

Mr. Ligoe senior; William Hill Esq.


Col: Thomas Croxton, Mr. Robert Gregg.


For the city and county of the city of Chester, Christopher Blayes, Thomas Aldersey, William Crompton, Aldermen, Robert Gregg, Thomas Parnel, Gent.


German Pool, William Bage Esqrs; William Savile Gent.

York. W. Riding.

Sir Edward Roades, Knight; William Drake, George Marwood, John Farrer, Esqs; Col: William White.

N. Riding.

Col: Wasthal.

Town of Colchester.

The Maior for the time being, Henry Barrington, Thomas Wade, John Langley, Ralph Harrison, John Farley, Thomas Laurence, William Cook, William Vicars, Aldermen.


Richard Nicholets, Miles Hill, Gent. Robert Kyrl Esq; Arthur Cockram, Thomas Dannet of Bosbry, Francis Hall of Ledbey, Gent.

For the City of Hereford.; Kent.

Thomas Seaborn Mayor, Dr. Hartford, Mr. Cooper, Miles Hill. Will: Draper, John Seyliard, John Polehill, Rich: Porter, Mr. — Jole, Peter Pet, Peter Buck, Robert Wivel, Thomas Wivel, Thomas Foche, Richard Bate, William Lancaster, Peter Heyman, Sir John Roberts, Thomas Paramer, Thomas Monins, Francis Butcher, Stephen Monins, John Boys jun. of Betsanger, Thomas Plumer senr. Thomas Plumer jun., Captain Richard Bowen, George Jackson, George Kadwel, John Finch, Sir Michael Livesey, Col. William Kenrick, John Bix Esq; the Maior of Dover for the time being.

Lincoln County.

John Brown, Leonard Brown.


John Prat Esq.

Westminster and the Liberty thereof, and Middlesex.

John Hooker Esq; Mr. George Meresfield, Mr. Henry Field, Mr. William Barns, Mr. Kellowy Guydet, Sir William Brownlow, Sir John Thorowgood of Clerkenwel, Mr. Merryfield.

Ordered, That the Committee of Middlesex and Westminster do act together as formerly they were wont to do.

City of Gloucester.

James Stephens Alderman.


Thomas Hobson, Gent.


Sir Richard Samwel, Sir John Norwich Baronets, John Parker Sergeant at Law, William Ward Esq. John Ward Gent. Henry Benson, John Cartwright of Ayno, Mr. Bletzo, Mr. — Samwel, John Barnerd, Francis Quarles junior, Gent.


Thomas Edwards of Kilhenery, Thomas Kynaston of Ryton, Gent. Richard Crescet of Cund, Esq; Edward Crescet, Charls Langford. John Aston of Ludlow; Morris Overton, John Broom Gent. Edward Whitchcot John Wettenhal, William Crown, William Jucks, Charles Bennyon, Lieu: Col: Clive, Esqrs; Mr. Langley, Mr. Huxley of the Franchise of Wenloke, Mr. Thomas Hayes of Shrewsbury, Mr. Daniel Bennyon of Ash, Mr. Whitehal of Whitchurch.


Richard Jones, William Samborn, William Blanchard of Kattern, Esqs; John Fisher, John Merewether, Thomas Blanchard of Batheaston, Laurence Waldron, James Cottington, John Lock, Benjamin Tibbot, Gent.

City of Bath.

The Maior for the time being, John Big, Mathew Clift, John Parker, Aldermen.


Sir William Soam, Sir John Rous, Sir Philip Parker, Knights; Henry Parker, John Groom, Mr. Vesey of Hinckleson.


James Sherley, Josias Barners.

Surrey with the Boro of Southwark. Worcester County.

Robert Dawlman Esq; Thomas Walker Gent.

Sir Thomas Rouse, Baronet; Sir William Cravon Knight, William Jefferyes, Samuel Dingley, John Nansan, Nicholas Acton, John Keyt, Daniel Dobins, Jarvas Buck, John Bridges, Esqs. John Fowns, William Hicks, Henry Matthews, George Symons, Philip Parsons Gent. The Maior of Evesham and Bayliff of Beaudley for the time being.

For the City of Worcester

Francis Francks, Theophilus Alie, Fowlk Estop, William Scot, Gent. William Dingley, Francis Street Esqs;


Edward Pike junior of Martin, Francis Andrews of Collingbourn, John Fisher of Chute, Edward Mills of Froxfield, John Cheney of Oar, Edward Tidcombe of Eastcot, Robert Munday of Charlton, Thomas Carter of Warminster, Esqrs.

Isle of Anglesey.; Haverford west.

Major Edward Moor, Maior of Bewmorrice, Thomas Williams, Esq; John Sidenham, Richard Boulton. Henry Marsh, Gent.


John Tavernor Esq; Edmund Symeon of Pirton, Gent; John Keat Gent, — Brigham of Cave End, William Barker, Thomas Parsons, Robert Warcup.


Waldive Willington, Paul Wentworth, Edward Stratford, Edward Marrow, Tho. Combe, William Combs, Esqs: William Whiteal, Thos: Basnet, Gent.

For the County of Coventry.

John Hales Esq. Thomas Love Gent. Richard Hopkins, Esq.