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Accounts: December 1585 - December 1587

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St Martin-in-The-Fields: the Accounts of the Churchwardens, 1525-1603. Originally published by [s.n.], [s.l.], 1901.

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December 1585 - December 1587

The accoumpte of mathewe Clarke and John Goodcole Churchwardens of the p'ishe of Sainct martine in the feild in the Countie of Midd' chosen and appointed by the whole assent and consent of the Maisters of the same p'ishe for the space of Two whole yeares comensinge at the feast of the Beirth of our Lord god one Thowsand ffive hundered ffoure scoore and ffive, and endinge at the like ffeast in the yeare of our Lord god, One Thowsand ffive hundered ffoure score and Seaven and in the Thirtith year of the Raign of our sou'agn Ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god of England ffraunce and Ireland Queene Defendor of the faith &c'. Aswell for ye Receiptes as also for the paymentes and other chardges by them receyved and paid specified and conteyned in this their accoumpt followinge. viz'.

Receyued of Edwarde Steelecrage and David Delacke the last Churchwardens the xxth of ffebruary 1585, at the appointment of ye Mrs of the p'ishe for ye p'vidinge of a newe Bell the some of xvli.

whereof laid out as followeth.

Item paid at Pullyns the viijth of may 1586 to make Walker the Belfounder Drincke when he agreed wth ye mrs xxjd
It'm paid ye xxvth of ye same moneth for ye carriage of or treable bell to the ffounders xijd
It'm paid for wayinge of it ye same tyme vjd
It'm paid ye xxjth of June for weyinge of both Belles viijd
It'm paid vnto two porters for their helpes xijd
It'm paid for or Drinckeinge ye same tyme ijs viijd
It'm pd for bringinge home of ye bells xvjd
It'm pd vnto Walker the Bellfounder for ye newe Treable Bell & for ye newe castinge of ye old fore bell as by his acquittance appeareth xiijli vijs
It'm paid vnto Portington for xvj foote of Tymber for ye mendinge of ye fframe of ye Belles at viijd a foote xs viijd
It'm for sawinge of the same Tymber xijd
It'm paid vnto Richard Baker for lix foote of seelinge bourd at jd ye foote iiijs xjd
It'm paid for ij quarters xd
It'm pd for a bourd and for nailes viijd
It'm pd vnto ye Carpenter formendinge of the same frame and for hanginge the Bells xxxs
It'm paid vnto wm Colbecke for carriage of ye Tymber iiijd
It'm for iijc of ijd nayles for mendinge the wheeles vjd
It'm pd for a newe Clapper to ye secound Bell weyinge xxiijli at vjd the pound xjs vjd
It'm for mendinge of the Treable clapper xijd
It'm pd for ij flatt peeces of Iron for ye treable Bell and for ij boultes weyinge ixli at iijd the pound ijs iijd
It'm for makinge longer ij boultes xviijd
It'm for newe Iron and for mendinge of ye flatt bandes to ye treable xxjd
It'm for great nailes to pynne ye belles to ye stockes xviijd
It'm for iiij great spickes. ij boultes & boulsters & for ye fore lockes to them and for an other flatt pece of Iron weyinge in ye whole xviijli & a half at iijd ye pound iiijs vijd ob'
It'm paid for an obligacon wherein walker standeth bound for ij yeares for ye warrantise of ye same belles xijd
Some of the paymentes is xvijli. ixs. xjd. ob'.
So haue we laid out more then we receyvid xlixs, xjd, ob'.
The said accomptantes also chardge them selves with the receipte of viijs. vijd. wch we receyvid of ye said last Churchwardens for the Churche Stocke by the Maisters Directions at or enterance viijs. vijd.
Item Receyved for the Clarke and Sextons wages and for rep'ac'ons of the Church as by ye gatheringe Booke may more at lardge and p'ticulerly appeare xli. xviijs.
Receyved for Token money in this or ffirste yeare lvijs. jd.
Receyved of mr Marke Styward for one yeares rent for ye howse ou' the Churche lane due to ye old Churchwardens for their last year xiijs. iiijd.
It'm receyved of ye same Marke Styward for one yeares rent to vs due for ye same howse for this or first yeare xiijs. iiijd.
It'm gatherid for arrerages of Clarkes wages lefte by the old Churchwardens vs. vjd.
Some—xvli. xvs. xd

Receiptes for burialls knelles and sutche like in this our first yeare as followeth.

[.1585. Christmas q'ter December. Inprimis the xxvjth of December was buried Anne Neale daughter of John ni'll
It'm ye xxvijth was buried Mary ffrend ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried william Lee (fn. 1) sonne of wm ni'll
It'm the xxixth was buried John Chadesley worste cloth ijd
It'm the same day was buried Margarett Bray the Coffine vjd, worst cloth ijd. viijd
It'm ye xxxth was buried Thomas Thackeam s'u'nt to mr yorke, ye Coffine vjd. worst cloth ijd & ij peales iiijd xijd
January. It'm the ffirst day of January was buried John Dawson ni'll
It'm ye xjth was buried mr ffrauncis Hackes for the best cloth ijs, for ye breakinge the ground in ye Churche xs, ye afternones knell xiiijd, ye iiij peales viijd xiijs xd

The firste yeares receiptes .1585.

Burialls in Christmas quarter.

Item the xiijth day of January was buried John Grenebancke for the grave vjd. and worst cloth ijd viijd
It'm ye xviijth day was buried Avelin Knowelden ni'll
It'm the xxijth was buried William Rutter worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxvth was buried Agnes ffraunc's worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxvijth was buried Agnes ffearne for ye afternones knell xiiijd, best cloth xxd, coffine vjd, & ij peales iiijd ijs viijd
It'm ye xxixth was buried Ellen ffarcoke worst cloth ijd
ffebruary. It'm ye iiijth day of ffebruary was buried Thomas Piper ni'll
It'm the vth was buried a poore boy ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Andrewe Melbecke a gonne maker yt dwelt in Southwarke & died sodenly in ye streat for ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, & ij peales iiijd ijs vjd
It'm ye vjth was buried John Tether alias Butler for the best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, & ij peales iiijd ijs vjd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried a poore Irishe Child ni'll
It'm the xviijth was buried an other poore Irishe Child ni'll
It'm the xxijth was buried Leonard woodnet ni'll
Marche. It'm the ixth day of marche was buried At (fn. 2)Hackney mrs [blank] keyes iijs viijd
It'm the xxth was buried Ellen william an Irishe woman cloth ijd
It'm the xxijth was buried william waters ye Cutler for the ground in ye Churche vjs. viijd. thafternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye iiijor peales viijd xs ijd
Some of the Burialls in this or xp'mas quarter is xxxixs. vjd.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter. 1586.

Aprill.1586. Item the vth day of Aprill was buried Elizabeth woolfode an Irishe gerle ni'll
It'm ye vjth was buried m'garet Brian ye wif of Daniell ni'll
It'm the vijth was buried Ellen Taylor from the feild ni'll
It'm the viijth was buried Reginald vanderbeake for the best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd. thafternones knell xiiijd the iiij peales viijd iiijs

The firste yeares Receiptes .1586.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter.

Aprill. Item the xvjth day of Aprill was buried Tillian (fn. 3) Tobias ni'll
the same day was buried Steven Price ni'll
It'm the same day was buried Elizabeth watson ni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried Roger Newton ni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried Adam Cornelius, ye coffine vjd
It'm the xxxth was buried Agnes ffawcken' worst cloth ijd
May It'm ye first day of may was buried Jeames Garne ni'll
It'm the vth was buried Amos Saunders ni'll
It'm ye vjth was buried Edmond Barrat a poore Irishe man ni'll
It'm ye xijth buried xp'ian fflancke from ye feild ni'll
It'm rec' the same day for ye buriall of Nicholas wood At his carryinge to be buried in ye Contrie iijs viijd
It'm ye xvjth was buried Robart Blackewell for ye worst cloth ijd & j peale ijd. iiijd
It'm ye xvijth was buried Thomas Dane for ye ground in the Churche vjs. viijd. for ye best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, & for ij peales iiijd ixs xd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Gregory Pake ni'll
June. It'm the ixth day of June was buried m'gery ffyne ni'll
It'm the xxth buried Margarett Martine for the Afternones knell xiiijd, for ye grave vjd & ij peales iiijd ijs
It'm ye same day was buried Susan martine ni'll
It'm the xxjth was buried ffoucke Owen for ye ground in the Churche xs, for thafternones knell xiiijd. And for ye best cloth ijd & iiij peales viijd xiijs xd
It'm ye same day weare buried Richard Clementson & A Chrisome of Richard Skier ni'll
Some of the Burialls in this or ladie day q'ter is xxxiiijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Midsom' q'ter .1586.

June. It'm ye xxiiijth day of June was buried fforman Maynard ni'll
It'm the xxvth was buried Alice Rutter worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxvijth was buried Elizabeth Parke (fn. 4) ye daughter of John ni'll

The firste yeares Receipte .1586.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

July. Itemye iiijth day of July was buried Grace Cannon for ye best cloth xxd. ye Afternones knell xiiijd, the ij peales iiijd and for ye coffine vjd iijs viijd
It'm ye vjth was buried Anne Rosse ni'll
It'm the ixth was buried ffrauncis Johnson for the Coffine vjd, & worst cloth ijd. viijd
It'm ye xijth was buried Elizabeth Rawe ni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried Alice Hill for ye coffine & worst cloth viijd
It'm ye xixth was buried william ward worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Tegg (fn. 5) Darbie an Irishe boy ni'll
It'm the same day was buried Dirricke Waringe ni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried one John [blank] out of ye feild ni'll
It'm the xxvth was buried Edward Coles ni'll
It'm the xxixth was buried william Coles ni'll
August. It'm the vth day of August was buried Susan Brigges ni'll
It'm the xvjth was buried Josias Hancott (fn. 6) ni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried Henry Luffe gent for the ground in the Churche xvs, for ye best cloth ijs, for thafternones knell xiiijd, for iiijor peales xvjd xixs vjd
It'm for ye buriall of m'garet Hewbarke ye xviijth ni'll
It'm the xviijth for ye Buriall of Thomas ffisher gent Sergiant to her maties Backehowse whoe was carried in ye Countrie to be buried viijs ijd
It'm ye xxiijth was buried Elizabeth Rob'tes ni'll
It'm ye xxvth was buried Elizabeth Love ni'll
It'm the xxviijth was buried Joane Arnold ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried william Chester, ye Coffine vjd
It'm the xxxjth was buried marshall Hewbarke, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye same day was buried Susan Downer ni'll
September. It'm ye third day of September was buried Tho: Brancrofte ni'll
It'm ye iiijth day was buried Sara Arnold for ye vj howers knell xiiijd, for ye grave vjd, ij peales iiijd ijs
It'm ye xth was buried Tho: Davies out of ye feild ni'll
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Harrold Bingham for the coffine vjd, And cloth viijd
It'm ye xvjth weare buried ij poore folkes out of ye feild ni'll
It'm the xxvth was buried Thomas Brigges ni'll
Some of ye burialls in this or Midsom' quarter is xxxvjs. iiijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes . 1586.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

October. Item the ixth day of October was buried Jane Harman worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xvth was buried Agnes Poole, cloth and coffine viijd
It'm the xxth was buried Elizabeth Browen ni'll
It'm the same day was buried [Susana] Stevens ye wif of Harrabyn for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd, for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, ye ij peales iiijd ixs xd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Ambrose Rowkes (fn. 7) out of ye feild ni'll
November. It'm the secound of November was buried John Monday, cloth ijd
It'm ye vth was buried william Coxe for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, ye coffine & peale viijd iijs vjd
It'm ye vijth was buried Mathewe Pettie ni'll
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Joane Basebrowne ni'll
It'm the xvjth was buried Henry Orrell worst cloth & j peale iiijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Roger Heath garden', cloth ijd
It'm ye same day was buried At Sct Clemtes, Luce ffellowes for ye best cloth xxd, ye afternones knell xiiijd, ye grave or for ye coffine vjd, ye ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye xxvth was buried John west one of ye yeomen of her maties Chamber for ye ground in ye south sid quier xs, for ye knell xiiijd for iiij peales viijd. xjs xd
It'm ye xxvth was buried A poore boy out of ye feild ni'll
It'm ye xxixth day was buried Richard Stapeler for the best cloth xxd, ye ij peales iiijd, & coffine vjd ijs vjd
It'm ye same day was buried Richard Manfeild ni'll
December. It'm ye secound of December was buried Papp Johnson worst cloth ijd
It'm ye vth was buried Hester Couttrell worst cloth ijd
It'm the vijth was buried John Jevan of Brill in Buck. for the coffine vjd & for ye cloth iiijd xd
It'm the viijth was buried Elizabeth Hill ni'll
It'm the xvijth was buried william Jarves for ye best cloth ijs, for ye graue vjd, for ij peales iiijd ijs xd

The firste yeares Receiptes .1586.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

December Item the xxijth day of December was buried a Chrisome of Jeames Garden not baptised ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried [blank] Engram sonne (fn. 8) of John ni'll
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Joane Jones widdowe for ye best cloth xxd, ye knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, ye iij peales vjd iijs xd.
Some of ye Burialls in this Mighelmas q'ter is xls. viijd
Some of the whole receiptes for burialls in this or first yeare a mounteth vnto ye some of vijli. xs. xd.
Some totall of the whole receiptes in this or first yeare a mounteth vnto the some of xxiijli. vjs. viijd.

whereof

The said accomptantes demaund allowance for ymploymentes and chardges by them paid and disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche & other ordinary and Extraordinary chardges in this their first yeare as p'ticularly ensueth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1585.

Item paid vnto John Bellowes ye xiijth of January for ye takeinge downe & settinge vpp of mr Hackes his pewe (fn. 9) xijd
It'm paid for a quier of paper ye xviijth day of ffebruary iiijd
It'm paid ye vth of m'che for sweringe of vs and or sidmen ijs iiijd
It'm paid ye xjth of m'che for p'sentinge of or bill of p'sentmt iiijd
It'm paid for or dynn's and the sidmens ye same day vs vjd
It'm pd for ij bell roppes ye xxvth of m'che, 1586, weyinge xvli at iijd ye pound iiijd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for mendinge of two pewes in ye Middle Ile ye same day vjd
It'm paid for ij baskettes iiijd

The firste yeares paymentes.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1585.

Item paid vnto Richard Bartlett for glasinge of the windowes lefte vndone by ye old Churchwardens vijs
It'm paid vnto the Clarke for his quarters wages xxs
It'm paid vnto the Sexton for his quarters wages xs
It'm paid vnto him for kepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm paid for washinge of the Churche clothes xvjd
It'm paid for bromes for the Churche iiijd
It'm paid for oyle for the Clocke ijd
It'm paid for writinge of ye Churche Inventories wch was not p'fect xijd
Some of this or Christmas q'ter is—lvs. xd.

Paymentes in this or Ladie day q'ter .1586.

Item paid ye vjth day of Aprill for pavinge of two graves in the south Ile of the Churche xvjd
It'm paid for a booke of Articles ye xvth day of Aprill at ye Bisshoppes visitacon vjd
It'm paid for takeinge of or oath ye same day xijd
It'm paid for or dynn's ye same day and the sidmen iiijs vjd
It'm paid the first of June for a prayer booke viijd
It'm paid for p'sentinge or billes thone for not receyvinge ye Comunion and thother for the Recusantes (fn. 10) ye xth of June viijd
It'm paid to ye Clarke and Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm paid for kepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm paid for washinge of ye Churche clothes xvjd
It'm paid for oyle for the clocke and belles iiijd
It'm paid for bromes for the Churche iiijd
Some of this or ladie day quarter is—xlijs. iiijd.

The firste years paymentes. 1586.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1586.

Item paid the xxvth day of June vnto m'shall for the coveringe of iij graves & mendinge other places in ye Churche ijs
It'm paid for a loade of lyme xijd
It'm paid for lv tyles to paue ye same graves at jd a pece iiijs iijd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for a benche for ye lower pewe of ye mens seates vjd
It'm pd ye third of July for mendinge of ij baldrigges and for ij newe baldrigges vijs vjd
It'm paid ye iiijth day at ye Bishopps visitacon for or p'sentmt iiijd
It'm for a booke of articles & ye Iniunction ye same day xijd
It'm pd for or dynn' And ye sidmens the same day iiijs iiijd
It'm pd to Docter Stanhope for p'sentinge or aunswer to ye same booke iiijd
It'm laid out towardes ye mendinge of ye fframe & other Iron worke at ye hanginge vpp of or belles. more then we to yt vse receyvid as appeareth in ye same accoumpte xlixs. xjd. ob'
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge ij cotterells (fn. 11) And for mendinge of a seate & a pewe dore ye vjth of August vjd
It'm paid vnto him for ij Rowlers ye same day xvjd
It'm pd for removinge of ye great Stone where mr Luffe was laid & for layinge of it a gaine iiijs ijd
It'm pd ye secound of September for a pece of tymber beinge vij foote & A half for A newe stocke for the vth bell iijs ixd
It'm paid for sawinge of it and for carriage xjd
It'm paid for iij dayes wor ke to Charles ye Carpenter vs
It'm paid for ij day wor ke to his man at xvjd a day ijs viijd
It'm paid vnto him for a newe treable whele vijs
It'm pd for iiij hoopes for the bell wheles xvjd
It'm for mendinge of ye clapper to ye secound bell & for mendinge of ye boultes, nailes & other Iron worke Aboute ye iiijth iijs
It'm pd ye vijth of September her maties beirth day for ringinge xijd
It'm pd vnto mr Stubbes & mr Sadler for p'sentinge or billes viijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for ringinge at her maties remove to richmond viijd
It'm for kepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm for washinge the Churche clothes xvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd & for oyle for ye Clocke & bells vjd xd
It'm a newe locke & A boullt for ye east churchyard dore, & a new key for thother ijs xd
Some of this or Midsom' quarter is—vjli. xixs. xd. ob'.

The firste yeares paymentes. 1586.

Paymentes in mighelmas quarter.

Item paid ye xth of October for p'sentinge or quarterly bill viijd
It'm paid for our dynn' And the sidmens ye same day iiijs vjd
It'm pd for bourdes to mend ye highe pewe on ye south sid of ye Churche & other pewes theraboutes & for a doble q'ter ijs xd
It'm paid vnto Charles ye Carpenter for one dayes worke xvjd
It'm pd for lyme And sand for ye pavinge of two graves xiiijd
It'm for pavinge tyles to doe them xixd
It'm pd to a workeman for a dayes worke in mendinge of the gutter ou' ye Armory xvjd
It'm paid to his laborer xd
It'm pd for a quier of paper iiijd
It'm pd for makinge cleane of the Armore ye xxjth of October xjs
It'm pd for nayles vijd
It'm pd ye xth of November vnto Charles ye Carpenter for ye bottomynge of ye wheeles of ye v bells wth ye hoopes aforesaid iijs
It'm paid for nayles for ye same worke vjd
It'm for a band of Iron for ye iiijth bell wheele vjd
It'm for mendinge of ye treable Clapper to make it ijli waightier ye xijth of November xijd
It'm paid for ij bell roopes ye xvth day weyinge xiiijli iijs vjd
It'm pd the xvijth of ye same for ringinge At the chaunge of her maties raign to vj men vjs
It'm pd for a pound of candles ye same day iiijd
It'm pd for ye makinge cleane of ye shert of male xijd
It'm pd for p'sentinge or bill in mr Stubbes office iiijd
It'm paid vnto walter ye Carpenter for mendinge the wheele of ye iiijth bell ye xiijth of December vjd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for removinge of mr ffowlers pewe & settinge vpp of it vjd
It'm pd ye said xiijth of December for pavinge of mr westes grave & for lyme xijd
It'm pd ye xxth of December for ringinge At her maties comynge to lambith xd
Some pag'—xlvs. ijd.

The firste yeares paymentes .1586.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid the xxijth day of December for a rope for ye iiijth bell weyinge vjli at iijd ye pound xviijd
It'm paid vnto Richard Baker the same day for a lather for the Churche iiijs vjd
It'm pd vnto Portington ye Carpenter ye xxiijth day for the newe pulpitt iijli. xiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto the Smith for ye Iron worke a boute ye same vijs
It'm pd vnto ffather ffuller for his first quarteridge in makinge cleane ye lane by ye mrs appointment ijs
It'm pd for kepeinge the clocke this whole yeare vjs viijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke And Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm for kepeinge the clocke xxd
It'm for washinge ye Churche clothes xvjd
It'm pd for hollie Ivie rosemary And bayes for ye Churche xvjd
It'm pd for oyle for the clocke & bells vjd
It'm pd for bromes vjd
Some pag'—vjli. xs. iiijd.
Some totall of this our Mighelmas q'ter is viijli. xvs. vjd.
Some Totall of this or first yeares receiptes is xxiijli. vjs. viijd.
Some totall of the paymentes is xxli. xiijs. vjd. ob'.
So restes in or handes vnaunswerid for havinge receyvid more this first yeare then hath ben ymployed the some of liijs. jd. ob'.

The accoumpte of the said Mathewe Clarke and John Goodcole Churchwardens for the secounde yeare of their Office, havinge comencement from the feast of ye beirth of or Lord god, 1586, and endinge on the like feast, 1587, Aswell of Receiptes as paymentes by them receyved and expended in this their secound yeare as p'ticulerly ensueth.

Receiptes

Item the said Accomptantes chardge them selves with ye Remaynder and ou' plus of the Receiptes vnaunswered in the firste yeare the some of liijs. jd. ob'.
It'm receyved towardes the Clarke & Sextons wages & for ye rep'ac'ons of the Churche. As by the gatheringe booke may more at lardge appeare xli.
It'm Receyved for half the Token money ye some of lvijs. jd.
It'm receyved for ij searches for Christninges (fn. 12) xijd
It'm receyved of mr Marke Styward for one yeares rent due for ye howse ou' ye Churche lane at xp'mas last xiijs. iiijd.
Some—xvjli iiijs. vjd ob'.

Receiptes for burialls knelles and sutche like in this or secound yeare as followeth.

January 1586. Item ye secound day of January was buried Joane Traite ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried John Cleyton worst cloth ijd
It'm ye vth was buried Elizabeth Rymmyngton worst cloth ijd
(fn. 14) It'm for ye buriall of mr Mackewilliams (fn. 13) whoe was buried in the countrie xijs
It'm ye vjth was buried mary maynard from knightsbridge ni'll
It'm ye vijth was buried John Moore ni'll
It'm the xxth was buried Agnes Cooke from knightsbridge ni'll
It'm the same day was buried martine Palm' ni'll

The second yeares Receiptes .1586.

Burialles in Christmas quarter.

January. Item the xxixth was buried vrsula Thompson for ye best cloth xxd, for ye graue vjd ijs ijd
ffebruary. It'm ye ijd day of ffebruary was buried mrs Leonard Cornelius Godfrie, for ye ground in the Church vjs viijd, for the cloth xxd, for the knell xiiijd, ij peales iiijd ixs xd
It'm the iijd day was buried Catherin Baker, coffine vjd
It'm ye iiijth day was buried Rebecca Lyon ni'll
It'm ye vijth day was buried ffrauncis williams, for ye knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, the coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye ixth was buried Alexander Booby (fn. 15) ni'll
It'm ye xjth was buried Dennys Ithell (fn. 16) ni'll
It'm the xijth was buried Elizabeth [blank] Twifords maid ni'll
It'm the xixth was buried Anthony Cooke sonne of mr will'm Cooke ni'll
It'm the xxviijth was buried William Wright ni'll
Marche. It'm ye third day of marche was buried margaret Custance worst cloth ijd
It'm ye viiith was buried Richard Tromble ni'll
It'm the xth was buried a Chrisome of william welles ni'll
It'm the same day was buried Thomas Hadley worst cloth ijd, ij peales iiijd vjd
It'm ye xvth buried a poore maid yt died in ye streat ni'll
It'm ye xviijth was buried a Chrisome of wm Dawsons ni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried a Chrisome of John Smithes ni'll
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried John Engram worst cloth ijd, ye grave vjd, ye first peale ijd xd
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried ffrauncis Battie for ye ground in ye Churche vjs. viijd. for the after nones knell xiiijd, for ij peales—iiijd viijs ijd
It'm the same day was buried Richard fflud (fn. 17) ni'll
Some of ye burialls in this or Christmas q'ter is xxxviijs. ijd.

The secound yeares Receiptes. 1587.

Burialls in or Ladie day q'ter.

Marche .1587. Item the xxxth of m'che was buried John weekes for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd, for the best cloth xxd, for thaftr nones knell xiiijd, iij peales vjd xs
Aprill. It'm the first day of Aprill Roger Chomley was buried, for the best cloth xxd
It'm the third day was buried william Scofeild for the coffine vjd, and worst cloth ijd viijd
It'm ye vth was buried John Cokeshead worst cloth ijd
It'm the viijth was buried Hugh Nelsonne, out of ye streat ni'll
It'm ye xijth was buried Commore Grinsill ni'll
It'm the xvth was buried Agnes Batcheler from knightsbridge ni'll
It'm the same day was buried Oliver Twist worst cloth ijd
It'm the xvijth day was buried a Chrisome of wm Colbeckes ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Lewis ap Richard for the Coffine vjd, and worst cloth ijd. viijd
It'm the xxijth was buried Elizabeth Jones worst cloth ijd
May. It'm the secound day of may was buried ye late right hon'able Sir Thomas Bromley knight Lord Chauncellor of England in the Abbie of westm' for the best cloth ijs vjd, for the knell ijs vjd, for the peales xijs vjs
It'm the ixth was buried Thomas knight worst cloth ijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Thomas Mekins from knightsbridge ni'll
It'm the xvth was buried John Abram ni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried an Irishe poore man ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Susan Hastler for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd. for the best cloth xxd, ye ij peales iiijd viijs viijd
It'm ye xviijth was buried walter [blank] s'u'nt to ye ladie Mary Hastinges (fn. 18) coffine And cloth viijd
It'm ye same day was buried John Radley cloth ijd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Joane waver for the best cloth xxd & coffine vjd ijs ijd
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Jane Chester ni'll

The secound yeares Receiptes .1587.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter .1587.

May. Item the xxvijth of may was buried Phillip Neale ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Jeames [blank (fn. 19)] worst cloth ijd
June. It'm ye third day of June was buried John Thomas, cloth ijd
It'm the vth day was buried Thomas Trowt worst cloth ijd
It'm ye viijth day was buried Elizabeth Earpe for the after nones knell xiiijd, coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd ijs
It'm ye ixth was buried Alice Chester for the grave vjd and ij peales iiijd xd
It'm ye same day was buried m'garet Robottom ni'll
It'm the xijth was buried Hugh Hill for thafternones knell xiiijd ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd the ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried pears Roath from knightsbridge ni'll
Some of ye Burialls in this or Ladie day q'ter is xxxviijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Midsom' q'ter.

July. Item ye xvth of July was buried Thomas watsone ni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried [Joanna] vrshawe for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, and j peale ijd iijs vjd
It'm ye same day was buried Thomas wier worst cloth ijd. ye coffine vjd, j peale ijd xd
It'm the xixth was buried Elizabeth martine for the coffine vjd vjd
It'm the xxvth was buried Joane washington for ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, j peale ijd ijs iiijd
It'm ye xxvijth was buried Elizabeth Noblet ni'll
It'm ye xxxth was buried Katherin Browne for ye best cloth ijs, ye ground in ye Churche viijs for the knell xxd, iij peales vjd xijs ijd
It'm ye same day was buried wm Nutt a child, coffine vjd
It'm ye last day weare buried a chrisome of Patericke Dirrickes & a poore Irishe gerle ni'll

The secound yeares Receptes .1587.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

August. Item the third of August was buried Harman Brigges ni'll
It'm the same day was buried George Coppinge ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Anne Heathcott for ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd, thafternones knell xiiijd for the peales viijd viijs vjd
It'm the xth was buried Anne fletcher worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxth was buried Elizabeth Tuchborne, coffine vjd
It'm ye xxjth was buried Ellen Dirricke for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, thafter nones knell xiiijd ye ij peales iiijd viijs ijd
It'm the xxvijth was buried a Chrisome of Ric' Belfordes ni'll
It'm the xxixth was buried Susan Leonard ni'll
It'm the xxxjth was buried Henry Robotton cloth & peale iiijd
September. It'm the first day of September was buried Margarett Barnatt for ye best cloth xxd, thafter nones knell xiijd, the ij peales iiijd, ye ground in the Churche .vjs. viijd. ixs xd
It'm the xiiijth was buried Isacke Penn for the afternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, the Coffine vjd. & ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye xixth was buried Agnes Hewes for the afternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, the coffine vjd. and ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
Some of ye Burialls in this or Midsom' quarter is liiijs. viijd.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1587.

October. Item ye first day of October was buried Jane Colbecke for ye knell xiijd, ye best cloth xxd. coffine vjd, iij peales vjd iijs xd
It'm ye vijth was buried Thomas Gough for ye cloth ijd and for ye coffine vjd viijd
It'm ye xjth was buried william Sharpe for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, for thafter nones knell xiiijd, ye cloth xxd, ye ij peales viijd. xs ijd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Jeames Spice ni'll
It'm the same day was buried Anne ynche ni'll
It'm ye xxvjth was buried a Chrisome of Lawrence Davies ni'll

The secound yeares Receiptes .1587.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1587.

November. Item ye iiijth of November was buried Anne ffoxe ni'll
It'm ye ixth was buried Margery Smith ni'll
It'm the xth was buried william Rawlett ni'll
It'm ye xijth was buried John Smith a glou' ni'll
It'm ye xvth was buried Thomas [blank] from knightsbridge ni'll
The xvjth was buried Joane Moore for ye coffine & cloth viijd
It'm ye xxth was buried Robart Preist for ye Churche ground vjs viijd
It'm ye same day was buried m'garett Rawlett ni'll
It'm the xxjth was buried John Barker ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Agnes Runckhorne for ye coffine vjd, ye cloth xxd, j peale ijd ijs iiijd
It'm ye xxiiijth day was buried Alice Thompson (fn. 20) ye wif of Edward for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, ij peales iiijd vijs
It'm ye xxvth was buried Abigall Smith ni'll
December. It'm the third day of December was buried m'garet wilkinson ni'll
It'm the iiijth was buried a poore man out of ye feild ni'll
It'm ye vth was buried mrs Dorothie Holbech the wif of George, for ye churche ground vjs. viijd. for the cloth xxd, for the ij peales iiijd viijs viijd
It'm ye vijth was buried Leonard Rymmyngton for ye best cloth xxd, ij peales iiijd ijs
The xth was buried Gallant Doyley for ye cloth xxd, the grave vjd ijs ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Roger Nicholls worst cloth ijd
It'm the xvth was buried Elizabeth Griffine ni'll
It'm ye xxijth was buried Hugh lewis from ye spittle ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried John Leache yt was slaine at mr halls, coffine vjd, cloth ijd viijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried vrsula wilkinson worst cloth ijd
Some of the Burialls in this or Mighelmas q'ter is xlvs. ijd.
Some of the whole receiptes for Burialls in this or secound yeare a mounteth vnto ye some of viijli. xvjs. iiijd.
Some Totall of the whole receiptes in this or secound yeare a mounteth vnto the some of xxvli. vs. xd ob'.

wherof

The said Accomptantes Demaunde allowance for ymploymentes and chardges by them paid and Disbursed for the vse of ye Church and other ordinary & extraordinary paymentes in this their secound yeare as hereafter more p'ticularly ensueth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1586.

Item paid ye xxviijth of December for a booke to put in ye collections xijd
It'm paid ye third of January for a Dust baskett iijd
It'm pd ye xxth for a bell rope weyinge vjli. at iijd a pound xviijd
It'm pd ye iiijth of ffebruary for tyles & paveinge mrs Godfries grave ijs
It'm pd for p'sentinge or bill in to mr Stubbes office ye viijth of ye same ijs iiijd
It'm for puttinge in of or bill of p'sentment viijd
It'm pd ye same day for ringinge after thexecut'on of ye Queene of Scottes (fn. 21) xd
It'm pd for mendinge of ye great key of the south Churche dore viijd
It'm pd ye xijth of marche for ij bell roppes for ye third and vth bells ijs viijd
It'm pd to walter ye Carpenter ye xiiijth of m'che for a seat for ye pulpitt & for mendinge ye iiijth bell wheele ijs ijd
It'm pd for ye Iron worke for ye same seate xijd
It'm pd for p'sentinge or bill for ye Recusantes (fn. 22) and for or quarter Bill viijd
It'm pd for or drinckinge & ye sidmens ye same tyme ijs viijd
It'm pd ye xviijth of m'che to Abbot ye Carpenter for mendinge ye south windowe of the storie wherin ye bells hange wch was throwne downe with ye violence of ye wind and for trussinge of the vth bell vs vjd
It'm paid ye same day to ye Brickelayer for mendinge ye roofe of ye Churche wch was broken wth ye fale of ye same windowe & for mendinge ye roofe in other places for tyle lyme & workemanship iijs vjd
It'm pd ye xxiijth day for newe writinge our gatheringe booke for this or secound yeare ijs
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke and Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm for kepeinge ye Clocke xxd
It'm for washinge the Church clothes xvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd & for oyle for ye clocke & bells iiijd viijd
Some of ye paymentes in this or xp'imas q'ter is iijli. iijs. jd.

The secound yeares paymentes .1587.

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1587.

Item paid ye first day of Aprill for a Booke of Articles at the Archdeacons visitacon xiiijd
It'm for makinge and puttinge in of or Bill viijd
It'm pd for or dynn' and the sidmens ye same day iiijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes ye iiijth of Aprill for a pece of tymber for a rest for ye hammer of ye clocke. viijd, for a bourd for mr Bevins seate iiijd, for mendinge of ij formes vd, for nailes ijd, for mendinge ye pewe in the quier iiijd and for a dayes worke iijs iijd
It'm pd for ye pavinge of iij graves ye xiiijth of Aprill and for lyme for the same ijs vjd
It'm pd for a quartern of tyle to paue ye same graues xxijd
It'm pd for a newe key for the vestrie dore vjd
It'm pd for iij forelockes & nailes for ye stocke of ye vth bell viijd
It'm pd ye secound of may for A newe Bell rope xviijd
It'm pd for steyinge or Bill in the Arches xiijd
It'm pd ye ixth of June for ye deliu'y of ij billes into mr Stubbes his office viijd
It'm pd ye xxth of June when we weare sent for to Doctor Stanhope, for or boote hier iiijd
It'm pd for makinge of or bill ye same tyme viijd
It'm pd vnto ffather ffuller for his quartridge in makinge cleane the east Church lane ijs
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke and Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for washinge ye Church clothes xvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd & oyle for ye Clocke & bells vjd xd
It'm for writinge ye viccars p'sentmt (fn. 23) xvjd
Some of this or ladie day q'ter is lvjs.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1587.

Item paid ye ixth of July vnto ye Bisshoppe of Londons Parrator for warninge vs to ye Courte xijd
It'm pd ye xxiijth of July for pavinge a grave in ye Middle Ile viijd
It'm pd for lyme and sand for the same graue vjd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge ye deske and ye seate in ye viccars place & for Iron worke to it ijs viijd

The secound yeares paymentes .1587.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1587.

Item paid vnto Bellowes ye xvth of July for ij dayes Worke in trussinge the secound and vth Bells ijs
It'm paid vnto ij laborers ye same ij dayes to helpe him ijs
It'm paid for vij forelockes (fn. 24) nailes and mendinge xijd
It'm paid ye secound of September for pavinge of iiij graves ijs viijd
It'm for iiij sackes of lyme xvjd and for sand ijd to doe ye same xviijd
It'm pd the vth of September for ij Bell ropes ijs vjd
It'm pd ye vijth for ringinge, beinge her maties beirth day xijd
It'm paid for p'sentinge or bill for Recusantes (fn. 25) ye xvth day iiijd
It'm pd for or & the sidmens drinckinge ye same tyme xixd
It'm pd ye xxiijth day for mendinge ye treable bell Clapper vjd
It'm pd vnto ffather ffuller for his quateridge ijs
It'm pd vnto the Clarke and Sexton fos their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge ye Clocke xxd
It'm pd for washinge ye Church clothes xvjd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke and Bells iiijd
It'm pd for Bromes for the Churche iiijd
Some of this or Midsom' quarter is lvs. vijd.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid ye third day of October for p'sentinge or bill at ye Archdeacons visitacon & for warninge vs viijd
It'm deliu'ed ye same day vnto mr Heton (fn. 26) for his dynn' ijs
It'm vnto Ledford for trussinge of ij bells viz' ye stint (fn. 27) and secound, ye xth of October xviijd
It'm pd ye xiiijth day for viij ells & a half of holland to make a Surplas at ijs vd thell xxs vijd, for a pece of Cuttinge worke (fn. 28) to bind ye same a bout ye collor iijs iiijd. and for makinge of it iijs. iiijd. xxvijs iijd
It'm pd ye xxiijth of October for a C of Bricke to mend ye east church gate xvjd
It'm pd for a stone to sett on ye piller on ye southsid of ye churche ijs
It'm pd for a C of pavinge Tyles vs
It'm for carriage of ye same tyles by water iijd

The secound yeares paymentes .1587.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter. 1587.

Item paid for ringinge ye xxiiijth of October At her maties comynge to ye Lord Admiralls (fn. 29) xd
It'm paid for sand for ye worke mencioned on thother sid iiijd
It'm paid vnto ye Brickelayer for one dayes worke & A half A boute ye rep'acioninge of ye Churche ijs
It'm pd vnto his laborer xvd
It'm pd for mendinge of ij keyes viz' ye keyes of ye east and west dores of ye Churchyard ye xxixth of October viijd
It'm pd ye vjth of November vnto ye Plomm' for xiiijli vj o'zces of sodder for ye mendinge of ye leades in ye Steeple at vijd jli viijs ijd
It'm pd vnto him for one dayes worke A boute ye same ijs
It'm pd vnto his laborer for tendinge his Irons viijd
It'm for wood & coales to heat his Irons viijd & for nailes ijd xd
It'm pd ye xjth of November for a shovell vjd
It'm pd ye xiiijth of ye same for ij Bell ropes weyinge xli ijs vjd
It'm pd the xvijth day for ringinge At her maties chaunge vs
It'm pd for A pound of Candle iiijd
It'm pd ye secound of December for p'sentinge or bill of Recusantes (fn. 30) into mr Stubbes offices vj
It'm pd ye viijth of December for ij bell ropes weyinge xli ijs vjd
It'm pd for ij sackes of lyme for ye pavinge of iij graves viijd
It'm pd for coveringe of them xviijd
It'm pd ye xvth of December vnto Bellowes for makinge of v pannells to the cou' of ye font & for mendinge of it iijs vjd
It'm pd vnto him ye same day for a newe coffine iiijs
It'm pd vnto ye painter for garnishinge of ye same ffont viijs
It'm pd vnto ye Plomm' ye xviijth of December for ixli & a half of sodder for ye mendinge of ye gutters on ye south sid vs vjd ob'
It'm pd for ffier and to his laborer vjd
It'm pd vnto mother ffuller for her quarteridge ijd
It'm pd for an Iniunction from ye bisshopp ye xxijth ijd
It'm pd vnto ye glasier for mendinge ye churchwindowes vijs
It'm pd for kepinge ye Clocke this whole yeare vjs viijd
It'm pd for ringinge At her maties goinge from Som'set howse xd
It'm pd for a dust basket iijd
It'm pd for hollie, Ivie, rosemary and bayes for ye Churche xvjd
It'm pd vnto ye clarke and Sexton for their wages xxxs
It'm pd for keepeinge ye clocke xxd
It'm pd for bromes and oyle for ye clocke & bells xiijd
It'm pd for ingrossinge this or accoumpte & writinge ye ij Inventories and for writinge ye gatheringe booke xxs
It'm pd for a supper for ye mrs of ye p'ishe at ye giveinge vpp of this [or accoumpt xxs
Some of ye paymentes in this our mighelmas q'ter a mounteth vnto ye some of ixli. ijs. ixd. ob'.
Some Totall of this or secound yeares receiptes as before p'ticularly appeareth a mounteth vnto ye some of xxvli. vs. xd. ob'.
Some Totall of ye paymtes as also before may appeare is xvijli. xvijs. vd. ob'.
So remaines in or handes for that we haue receyved more than we haue laid out. wch We are redie to deliu' vnto the newe Churchwardens the some of vijli. viijs. vd.
Examyned and allowed by the Maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder mencioned the xxviijth day of January .1587. Aoq' R R Elizabethe Tricesimo (fn. 31) and ye Chardge by them comitted & deliu'ed vnto ye newe Churchwardens Henry Stevenson (fn. 32) and Richard Woodlocke.

[Signed]
Thom's ffowler
Matthew Heton (fn. 33)
minister there.
Chi: Wardoure
John Colbrand
Myles lakyn
Wylly'm Downes
wyll'm Hedworthe
Thomas pultney
Leonard [mark] harman
Anthony haris
Wyll'm Jesper
John [mark] kelseys m'ke
p'me Derr[ick] Helden
Edward Stylkragg
Richard [mark] Sheppie

Footnotes

  • 1. Edward Lowe (R.)
  • 2. Not in the Register.
  • 3. Gilliana (R).
  • 4. Parkar (R.)
  • 5. Teage (R.)
  • 6. Hancocke (R.)
  • 7. Brooke (R.)
  • 8. But Register says Maria.
  • 9. cf. the last item on p. 378.
  • 10. cf. pp. 394, 396–7.
  • 11. (a) A small iron wedge for securing a bolt; (b) Round iron plate in the nut of a wheel (Halliwell).
  • 12. The first notice of such a use of the registers.
  • 13. He was the second husband of Lady Cheeke.
  • 14. Not in the Register.
  • 15. Bowltbye (R.)
  • 16. Deonissia Ittall (R.)
  • 17. Richard Jones ali's Lloyde (R.)
  • 18. Perhaps the youngest daughter of the 2nd Earl of Huntingdon; this lady, in 1583, was sought in marriage by Ivan I, Czar of Russia, but she refused the offer and died unmarried. (Dict. Nat. Biog.)
  • 19. s' to Steelecragge (R.)
  • 20. Thomas (R.)
  • 21. It was at 8 a.m. on this day (Feb. 8th) that Mary was beheaded.
  • 22. cf. pp. 384, 396–7.
  • 23. cf. n. 3, p. 396. qy. the Churchwardens "presented" the Vicar for committing forgery and as being therefore unfit to retain his office.
  • 24. qy. the bar which prevents the bell from swinging right over.
  • 25. cf. pp. 384, 397.
  • 26. Minister during the vacancy between the death of Christopher Heyward (vide p. 400) and the appointment of Wm. Fisher Ap. 1588. Heton may have served the parish in Heyward's lifetime, for in May, 1587, the latter was on trial for a forgery to which he confessed. Judgment was deferred on a technical point, vide G. D. R., Dec., 30 Eliz. (Middlesex County Records).
  • 27. sic for saint's bell.
  • 28. Stamped (or cut) open work in linen (Halliwell).
  • 29. Charles, Lord Howard of Effingham. Elizabeth visited him again on Nov. 17, and stayed till Nov. 21 (Dict. Nat. Biog.)
  • 30. cf. pp. 384, 394, 396.
  • 31. Annoque Regni Reginae Eliz: Tricesimo (and in the 30th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth).
  • 32. He died in office, vide p. 401.
  • 33. vide n: 3, p. 396.