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Accounts: December 1589 - December 1591

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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 1589 - December 1591

The accoumpt of Richarde

Aucocke and Jeames Waller Churchwardens of ye p'ishe of Sct Martine in ye feildes in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and appointed by the vicar with ye whole assent and consent of ye maisters of the same p'ishe in vestrie for the space of Twoo whole yeares Comensinge at ye feast of the Beirth of our Lorde god one Thowsand ffive hundered ffower score And nyne and endinge at ye like feast in ye yeare of our Lord one Thowsand ffive hundered ffower scoore & Eleaven and in the ffower and Thirtith yeare of the reign of our sou'eign Ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god of England ffraunce and Ireland Queene Defendor of the faith &c'. Aswell for Receiptes as paymentes by ym receaved and paid as in this their accoumpte p'ticularly ensueth.

The said accomptantes chardge them selves with the Receipt of xlvijs. iiijd. wch they receaved of Richard woodlocke and william Bevan ye last Churchwardens at their entrance in their office xlvijs. iiijd.
Item Receyved for ye Clarke and Sextons wages and for pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Church as by their gatheringe booke more p'ticularlie appeareth xli. vijs. iijd.
It'm Receaved for half of ye Token money in this our first yeare liiijs. iijd.
It'm Receaved of Sir Thomas Cecill (fn. 1) for arrerages of Clerkes wages xs.
It'm receyved of mr marke Styward for one yeares rent for the howse ou' the Churche lane xiijs. iiijd.
Some—xvjli. xijs. ijd.

Receiptes for Burialls knelles and sutche like in this our first yeare. As followeth.

Christmas quarter .1589.

December. Item the xxvijth was buried Thomas Cornew ni'l
January. It'm the xxvjth was buried Nomine Sonnet ni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried Thomas Rowsse gent for the ground in the Church vjs. viijd. for thafternones knell xiiijd. for ye best cloth xxd. the peales vjd xs.
ffebruary. It'm the secound was buried Agnes weston for the grave vjd, ij peales iiijd. xd
Item the iiijth was buried Jane worsley for ye best cloth xxd, the graue vjd, iij peales vjd ijs. viijd.
It'm the xijth was buried Joane Peter for ye best cloth xxd, the grave vjd, thafternones knell xiiijd the ij peales iiijd iijs. viijd.
It'm ye ffiftenth was buried marie Pitt, coffine vjd

The firste yeares Receiptes

Christmas quarter .1589. ffebruary.

Item the xviijth was buried mary Bennett. coffine Cloth and knell iijs.
It'm ye same day was buried A child from the hare and the hound, worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxijth was buried Elizabeth Partington coffened vjd
It'm the same day was buried Elizabeth ffrancklyn ni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried Edward Swinborne yt was slaine in the Streat, cloth iijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Susan Partington, coffine vjd
march. It'm the first was buried marie Partington, coffine vjd
It'm the vth was buried Bridgett Hartley ni'l
It'm the vjth was buried wm Drewes Chrisome ni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Arnold Smith, for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, the grave vjd, ij peales iiijd. iijs. viijd.
Some—xxvjs. iijd.

Burialls in or Ladie Day quarter .1590.

Aprill. Item the secound was Buried mrs [Margaret] ffowler, the ground vjd. viijd. ye Cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, iij peales vjd xs.
It'm the iiijth was buried Elizabeth kelsey for ye best cloth xxd, the forenones knell. xiiijd. ye iij peales vjd iijs. iiijd.
It'm the xth was buried margaret Johnson for the Coffine and worst cloth viijd
It'm the same day was buried at warwicke ye late right hon'able Ambrose, Earle of warwicke (fn. 2) whoe deceased in Bedford howse for the ground, cloth knell And peales xs.
It'm ye xviijth was buried John Lambeth ni'l

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in our Ladie Day quarter .1590.

Aprill. Item the xxxth was buried John Jen'inges for ye ground vjs. viijd. ye best cloth xxd, the Afternones knell xiiijd, ye peales vjd xs.
May. It'm the secound was buried from knightsbridge wm Atkinson ni'l
It'm the vijth was buried Henry wells for ye coffine And Cloth viijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Avis whithead worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Alice Tuchen' worst cloth ijd
It'm the xvjth was buried mrs mary yorke for the After nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, and ye iiijor peales xvjd iiijs. ijd.
It'm the xviijth was buried Pacience Tacham, best cloth xxd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Peter Mericke ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried a Chrisome of Laurence Davies ni'l
June. It'm the xijth was buried mary Robinson from knightsbridge ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried xp'ofer Bromfeild, cloth xxd
Some—xlijs. vjd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1590.

June. Item ye xxvth was buried At Sct [blank (fn. 3)]. in wood streat mrs [blank]. Ceaser, for the ground in our Church vjs. viijd. for the forenones knell xiiijd, for the best cloth xxd, & ij peales iiijd ixs. xd.
It'm the xxvjth was buried mary Browen coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd. ye afternones knell xiiijd ijs.
Julij. It'm the xxviijth was buried mabell [blank] worst cloth ijd
It'm the iiijth was buried Joane Pearson ni'l
It'm the vijth was buried Elizabeth Grene for ye best cloth xxd, and coffine vjd ijs. ijd.
August. It'm the vijth was buried Blaunch Pitt, coffine vjd
It'm the xiiijth was buried Joane Rileworth cloth ijd
It'm the xviijth was buried [Mris] Martine for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd ij peales iiijd, and coffine vjd iijs. viijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1590.

August. Item the nynetenth was buried Henry waller Coffine vjd
It'm ye xxjth was buried John wills for ye best cloth xxd, coffine vjd & ij peales iiijd. ijs. vjd.
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried a Chrisome of John Hathawayes ni'l
It'm the xxvijth was buried Rob't Huse, coffine vjd
It'm the xxviijth was buried m'garet woodward ni l
It'm the xxixth was buried At Sct m'garetes in westm' marie Shadwell, worst cloth ijd
September. It'm ye secound was buried from knightsbrige ffraunc's hore ni'l
It'm the third was buried marie Gately, worst cloth ijd
It'm the vth was buried Hughe Pitcher for the Afternones knell xiiijd, best cloth xxd, coffine vjd and ij peales iiijd iijs. viijd.
It'm ye xth was buried mabell wilson ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Amy Drewry worst cloth ijd
It'm the xvth was buried Thomas welshe ni'l
It'm the xxjth was buried Rose Darloe for the cloth xxd, the forenones knell xiiijd, coffine vjd iijs. iiijd.
Some quarter—xxixs. vjd.

Burialls in mighelmas quarter .1590.

October. Item ye third was buried mr ffrauncis whitney Sergiant At Armes, for the cloth ijs
It'm ye vjth was buried widdowe knight worst cloth ijd
It'm the vijth was buried John Thrasher, coffine vjd
It'm ye viijth was buried katherin Bagley ni'l
It'm the xiiijth was buried widdowe Spencer for the cloth xxd, coffine vjd, thafter nones knell xiiijd and ye ij peales viijd iiijs.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1590.

October. Item the xiijth was buried morgan vaughan for the ground in the Church vjs viijd, ye forenones knell xiiijd, the peales viijd viijs. vjd.
It'm the xvth was buried Garratt Johnson, ye ground vjs. viijd. thafternones knell xiiijd, ye Cloth xxd and the iij peales xijd xs. vjd.
It'm the xxvjth was buried Edward Eaton, coffine vjd, the cloth xijd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, the ij peales viijd iijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xxixth was buried Thomas Chester ni'l
November. It'm the xijth was buried Agnes Hill, for ye best cloth xxd ye knell iiijd. ij peales viijd. ijs. viijd.
It'm ye xxjth was buried Hughe Cossons, worst cloth ijd
It'm the same day was buried Isabell Combes, cloth ijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Phillippe martine for ye ground vjs viijd & thafternones knell xiiijd. vijs. xd.
It'm the last was buried John Poole for ye best cloth xxd & thafternones knell xiiijd ijs. xd.
December. It'm the iiijth was buried Agnes Goodcole for ye ground vjs. viijd. the cloth xxd, thafter nones knell xiiijd, the iij peales xijd xs. vjd.
It'm ye vijth weare buried John Church & Phillipp Cornew ni'l
It'm the xth was buried Hugh wilson ni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Joane Rayment ni'l
Some quarter—liijs. ijd.
Some of the whole burialls in this our first yeare is vijli. xjs. vd.
Some totall of ye whole receiptes in this our first yeare Amounteth vnto the some of xxiiijli. iijs. vijd.

whereof

The said accomptantes demaunde allowance for ymploymentes and Chardges by them paid and Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche and other ordinary & extraordinarie chardges in this their first yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1589.

Item paid ye xviijth day of January for a bell rope weyinge vijli. & a half at iijd ye pound xxijd ob'.
It'm paid for ringinge ye xxiijth and xxiiijth of ye same moneth at her maties goinge & comynge to and from Lambeth ijs.
It'm paid for Ringinge ye xxvijth of January At her Matie comynge to the Earle of warwickes (fn. 4) & goinge from whitehall to grenewch ijs.
It'm paid ye xxxth of January for mendinge ye fflie (fn. 5) of the Clocke vjd
It'm paid ye vijth of ffebruary for takeinge of our oathes and ye Sidemens xijd
It'm paid ye same Day for our And their Dynn's viijs. iijd.
It'm paid the xiiijth of ffebruary for mendinge of the Treable bell Clapper xxijd.
It'm paid for a newe Regester Booke xvjd
It'm paid ye xviijth of ffebruary for a quier of pap' iiijd
It'm paid the xixth of ffebruary for a bell rope weyinge viijli at iijd ye pound ijs.
It'm paid for puttinge in of A bill of p'sentmt And for presentinge or quarters bill xd
It'm paid ye xvth Day of marche for a prayer Booke for the kinge of Navar and for ij Dayes ringinge for the victorie he then obteyned (fn. 6) iiijs. iiijd.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke for his first pay by yor owne Directions (fn. 7) xs.
It'm paid ye xxiiijth of marche to ye Clarke and Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm paid for kepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm for Bromes and oyle for ye C[l]ocke & bells xijd
It'm paid for ye stayinge of ye p'ishes p'sentmt in the Crowne office (fn. 8) aboute Dr[e]wry lane xxvijs. ijd.
It'm paid vnto mother ffuller ijs.
Some of the paymtes in this or Christmas quarter is iiijli. xviijs. jd. ob'.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladie Day quarter .1590.

Item paid vnto William Partington ye first of Aprill for ye smale case for ye Clocke in ye Belfrie for stuf and workemanshipp iiijs.
It'm paid ye xth of Aprill for p'sentinge of our Bill At ye Archdeacons visitacon and for or booke of Articles xvjd
It'm paid ye same Day for our Dynn' and ye sidemens iiijs. xd.
It'm paid vnto Bellowes ye xjth Day for mendinge of twoo pewes xxijd
It'm paid ye xijth of may vnto mr Stubbes for obteyninge of a further Day for p'sentmentes xd
It'm paid vnto Richard Bartlett for mendinge of the glass windowes aboute ye Churche ixs.
It'm paid vnto ye plomb' for mendinge of ye gutter ou' ye pulpett ijs. vjd.
It'm paid for a bell rope for ye sainct's Bell xijd
It'm paid for Ringinge ye iiijth and vjth of June At her maties goinge and comynge from ye Lord Chauncellors (fn. 9) ijs.
It'm paid ye vijth of June vnto Bellowes for mendinge of twoo pewes xvjd
It'm paid the same Day for A Balrigge ijs.
It'm paid ye xth Day for puttinge in of or Aunswer to the quarter bill viijd
It'm paid vnto Thomas Bynnes for tyleinge of the Church ye xxiijth of June As by his bill it Appeared xljs.
It'm paid for makeinge of a frame for the waightes table (fn. 10) ijs.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm paid vnto mother ffuller ijs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke And Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for other thinges by him laid out As by his bill Appeares vs.
Some quarter.—vjli. js. iiijd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1590.

Item paid ye xviijth day of July vnto willia' Partington for bourdes and other thinges yt went to ye translatinge of the seates of the maisters pewes and for removeinge of ye vppermoste pewe in ye north Ile and for workemanshippe As by his bill appeareth xlvijs. ijd.
It'm paid vnto ffoster thapparitor ye xviijth day of August for ij prayers for ffraunce (fn. 11) vjd
It'm pd the vijth of September beinge her Maties Beirth day ijs. vjd.
It'm pd ye same day for a bell rope ijs. ijd.
It'm pd for carvinge of ye hed of ye newe pewe xvjd
It'm pd for p'sentinge of our quarter bill viijd
It'm pd vnto Simon for helpeinge of the Carpenters in the Aforesaid worke ijs.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm paid vnto mother ffuller ijs.
It'm paid vnto the Clarke And Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm pd for kepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle And bromes for ye Churche xijd
It'm pd vnto ye glasier for takeinge downe & settinge vpp the glasse And for mendinge of it iiijs.
Some—vli. vs.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1590.

Item paid ye third day of October for coveringe of two graves & for tyles And workemanshipp ijs. vjd.
It'm pd ye xvjth of October At ye Archdeacons visitacon for swearinge of a newe sideman viijd

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1590.

Item paid ye same xvjth of October for our Dynn' and the sidemens vjs. xd.
It'm paid vnto mr Partington for mendinge of ye frame of ye Bells for stuf and workemanship vjs.
It'm paid ye xvjth of November for ij Balrigges vs.
It'm paid the same day for ij Bell ropes and Buckles iiijs. vjd.
It'm paid ye xvijth day for ringinge At the exchaunge of her maties Reign vjs.
It'm paid ye same day for a pound of candles iiijd
It'm paid the vjth day of December for coveringe of twoe graves And for stuf iijs.
It'm pd ye xiijth of December for p'sentinge of our quarter bill xijd
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm paid for washinge of ye Churche Clothes vs. iiijd.
It'm paid vnto Abraham Leedes for kepeinge of the Armory xs.
It'm paid vnto mr Clarke for lookeinge to the clocke and for other Iron worke As by his bill Appeares xijs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clerke for his quarters wages xxs.
It'm paid vnto the Sexton for his wages And for other thinges by him laid out As by his bill Appeares xvjs. iiijd.
Some—vli. ixs. vjd.
Some Totall of ye paymtes in this our first yeare is xxjli. xiijs. xjd. ob'.
And so remay[n]ethe Declar' (fn. 12) for this yere in the Church Wardens handes xlixs. vijd. ob'.

The accoumpte of the said Richarde Aucocke and Jeames waller churchwardens for their secounde yeare of office haveinge comencemt from the feast of ye Beirth of our Lorde god, 1590, and endinge on ye like feast, 1591, Aswell of Receiptes as paymtes by ym receaved and paid as hereafter ensueth.

Receiptes

Item Receaved towardes the Clarke and Sextons wages and for pewes and rep'ac'ons of ye Church As by the gatheringe Booke appeareth xli. ixs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for half of ye Token money liijs. vd.
It'm Receaved of mr marke Styward for one whole yeares rent for ye howse ou' ye Church lane ended at Christmas last ye some of xiijs. iiijd.
Some—xiijli. xvjs. vd.

Receiptes At Burialls knelles and sutch like as hereafter p'ticularly ensueth

January. Item the vijth was buried Perygrine ffuller for ye best cloth xxd, the grave vjd, ye knell vjd, ye ij peales viijd. iijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xijth was buried Margery [blank] ni'l
It'm ye xiiijth was buried william Booreman ni'l
It'm the same day was buried Agnes Edlinge for ye Cloth xxd, ye grave vjd, ij peales viijd, ye knell vjd iijs. iiijd.
ffebruary. It'm the iijd was buried [William (blank)]. worst cloth ijd
It'm ye iiijth was buried mrs Jane Dirrill sometyme ye wif of mr Pynn', ye best cloth xxd.
It'm ye ixth was buried [blank] Pett ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried John [blank]. yt was slaine Aboute p'ke (fn. 13) corn' & died in ye hospitall (fn. 14) Chappell ni'l
It'm the xvijth was buried John Donmore best cloth xxd.

The firste (fn. 15) yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter .1590.

ffebruary. Item the xixth was buried [blank] ffisher (fn. 16) for the cloth and coffine xvjd
It'm the xxjth was buried margery Burges vjd
march. It'm ye vjth was buried John Turnor, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye vijth was buried [blank] Heathcott worst cloth ijd
It'm the ixth was buried Elizabeth Smith coffine cloth and knell xijd
It'm the ixth was buried mr Thomas Hearon for ye Cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, and the iij peales xijd iijs. xd.
It'm ye xxiijth was buried Laurence Couxson, cloth xxd
Some of the Burialls in this or Christmas q'ter is xviijs. xd.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter .1591.

Aprill. Item ye first was buried at ye Abbie of westm' mrs [blank] Skevington, for ye ground iiijs, ye After nones knell xiiijd, and ye iij peales—xijd vjs. ijd.
It'm ye vth was buried Elizabeth manfeild worst cloth ijd
It'm ye same day was buried Henry Gibson for ye best cloth xxd, ye howers knell vjd, ye ij peales viijd ijs. xd.
It'm ye same day was buried Humfrie Peacocke for ye ground in the Churche iiijs.
It'm ye vjth was buried [blank] whitworth for ye best cloth xxd, ye howers knell vjd ijs ijd.
It'm ye xijth was buried Elizabeth Ledford ni'l
It'm ye xvjth was buried william Marlevile [gent.] for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd the iij peales xijd. iijs. xd.
It'm ye xvijth was buried Robert Thomas for ye best cloth xxd ye grave vjd & ij peales viijd ijs. xd.

The firste (fn. 17) yeares Receiptes

Aprill. Item ye xxijth was buried Hester mathewe ye grave and knell xijd
May. It'm ye first was buried Ellenor Booreman, worst cloth ijd
It'm the secound was buried Christian Taylor, coffine vjd
It'm ye viijth was buried Andrewe Bittermy, cloth ijd
It'm the xjth was buried John Brewer, worst cloth ijd
It'm the xijth was buried John Borne, cloth & knell vjd
It'm ye xvijth was buried ij twynnes of wm Atkinsons ni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried from knightsbridge Elizabeth Nicholas, best cloth xvjd
It'm ye xxiijth was buried ffraunc's Soper, cloth & knell vjd
It'm ye xxvth was buried m'garett Griffine, worst cloth and knell vjd
It'm ye xxixth was buried Emrie wright, worst cloth and knell viijd
June. (fn. 19) It'm ye vth was buried [blank] walker. worst cloth vjd
It'm the vjth was buried Richard ffisher, for ye grounde vjs viijd, ye cloth xxd, the knell xiiijd ye iiijor peales xvjd xs. xd.
It'm ye xvth was buried margery Seax (fn. 18) for ye cloth And knell ijs.
Some—xls. xd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1591.

Item ye xxviijth was buried John Strathorn for ye best cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd ye grave vjd, ye ij peales viijd iiijs.
July. It'm ye first was buried Joane ffellowes, for ye Cloth and knell viijd
It'm the third was buried Jeames Hartley ni'l
It'm ye xijth was buried Elizabeth Lambith ni'l
It'm ye xxvjth was buried Jeames Grinsill ni'l
August. It'm the third was buried Richard Grange for ye Cloth And knell xijd
It'm ye iiijth was buried Simon williamson for the coffine vjd vjd

The seconde yeares Receiptes

August. Item ye vth was buried [blank] Cancke (fn. 20) from kinges streat in westm' for ye forenones knell xiiijd, the grave vjd, And ye peales xijd ijs. viijd.
It'm ye xvth was buried ffrauncis Penythorne, for ye Cloth xxd, ye grave vjd, ye ij peales viijd ijs. xd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Joanes wattes (fn. 21), ye Cloth xviijd
It'm ye xviijth was buried william Grigge, coffine vjd
It'm the xixth was buried william Gilbert, cloth ijd
It'm ye xxth was buried Jeames Brodbottom from Salisbury Alley (fn. 22) in ffleete streate, for ye grounde vjs viijd, ye Cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd ye iiijor peales xvjd xs. xd.
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Agnes Bates, coffine vjd
(fn. 23) It'm the xxvth was buried Jeames Boreman, cloth ijd
It'm ye xxviijth was buried John Newton worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxxjth was buried m'garet weston, coffine vjd
September. It'm ye xiijth was buried John Celey of Bruton in ye Countie of Som'set. cloth ijd
It'm ye xvth was buried Margarett Dowley ye wif of morgan from knightsbridge iiijd
It'm ye xviijth was buried John Saunders, for ye best cloth And knell ijs. ijd.
It'm ye xixth was buried Edwarde [Cooke]. for ye best cloth xxd, ye knell vjd, ye grave vjd and the ij peales viijd iijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxvjth was buried katherin veale Ali's kinge, for the cloth and knell xvjd
Some—xxxiijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

October. Item ye vijth was buried Thomas Heathcott for ye grounde vjs. viijd. ye cloth xxd, ye knell xiiijd, and ye iij peales xijd xs. vjd.
It'm ye xviijth was buried Richard Ledford for the knell And cloth xijd
It'm ye xxvjth was buried Margery Aucocke Cloth and knell ijs. ijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

November. Item ye xjth was buried Richarde ffletcher, for ye grounde in ye Churche vjs. viijd. and for ye best cloth knell And peales xs.
It'm the xxth was buried ffrauncis Cooke, for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, for ye best cloth, for the forenones knell And peales xs.
It'm the xxijth was buried Jeames Cannon, for the grounde Cloth knell And peales xs.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Raphe mason, for ye ground cloth knell And peales xs.
December. It'm ye viijth was buried [blank] wetherhed (fn. 24) Lord Bishoppe of waterfourd, for ye ground knell & peales xs.
Some of the burialls in this or Mighelmas quarter is iijli. iijs. viijd.
Some totall of ye burialls (fn. 25) in ys our secound yeare is vijli. xvjs. viijd.
Some Totall of the whole receiptes in this or secounde yeare is xxjli. xiijs. jd.

Whereof

The said accoumptantes demaunde allowance for ymploymtes and chardges by ym paid and Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche and other ordinary paymtes in this their secounde yeare as hereafter ensueth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1590.

Item paid the xjth of ffebruary for ringinge At her maties goinge to lambeth And At her Departure from thence to grenewch ye xiijth of the same moneth ijs.
It'm paid ye xiiijth of ffebr' for ij Bell ropes weyinge xvli iijs. xd.
It'm paid for A newe wheelebarrowe to carrie ye filth out of ye Churche And Churche yard iijs. xd.
It'm paid for p'sentinge of our quarter bill xiiijd

The seconde yeares paymtes

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1590.

Item paid vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm paid vnto ye 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 vnto him for oyle for ye Clocke And Bells vjd
It'm paid vnto him for bromes And other necissaries aboute ye Churche xd
It'm paid vnto mother ffuller ijs
Some quarter—lvs. xd.

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1591.

Item paid ye secounde day of Aprill for newe makeinge of or secound gatheringe Booke ijs.
It'm paid ye iiijth day for coveringe of a grave xxijd
It'm paid At ye Archdeacons visitacon ye xxixth day of Aprill for A booke of Articles xxijd
It'm paid for a Bell rope weyinge ixli ijs. iijd.
It'm paid ye same visitacon day for our Dynn's And ye side mens vs. viijd.
It'm paid ye xiiijth day of June for coveringe of Richard ffishers grave xxijd
It'm paid for watchinge of ye Churche iij nightes when ye ij north windowes weare in makeinge lower xijd
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clerke And Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm paid for kepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm paid for oyle for ye clocke And for Bromes xijd
It'm pd vnto mother ffuller ijs.
It'm pd for p'sentinge of or quarter Bill viijd
Some quarter—iijli. js. ixd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1591.

Item paid vnto william Partington ye viijth day of August for mendinge of iiijor pewes xijd
It'm pd for An Iron pynne for ye fasteninge of ye treable Bell whell vjd
It'm pd ye vijth day of September beinge her maties Beirth day iijs.
It'm pd ye xijth day for coveringe of a grave And for tiles And other stuf ijs. vjd.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clerke for his quarters wages xxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wages xs.
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm pd vnto him for Bromes And oyle for ye Clocke And Bells xijd
It'm pd vnto mother ffuller ijs.
It'm pd vnto Bartlett ye glasier for takeinge downe And settinge vpp of ye glasse & for mendinge of ye same iiijs.
Some—lvs viijd.

Paymtes in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

Item paid for ye makeinge of ye fframe to sett in ye orders (fn. 26) iijs.
It'm pd at ye Archdeacons visitacon ye xxjth day of October for A booke of Articles And for p'sentinge our Aunswer therunto ijs. iiijd.
It'm paid for our Dynn's And ye sidemens ye same day iiijs. xjd.
It'm pd for ye coveringe of ij graves xxijd
It'm pd for a bell rope ye xiiijth of Novemb' weyinge vijli & A half at iijd ye pownd xxijd ob'
It'm pd vnto mr Partington for settinge of ye windowe in ye west windowe [of the] steeple yt was blowen downe wth wind & for stuf vijs. vijd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

Item paide for ij Ballrigges ye xvjth of November iiijs.
It'm paide (over And besides the some of xxjli. ijs. xjd. wch we gathered of ye Benevolencis of ye p'ishon's) towardes the erectinge And fynishinge of ye newe lofte (fn. 27) and ye pewes therin beinge As by ye gatheringe Booke Appeared at our Accoumpte therof deliu'ed to you ye vth of December vjli. xijs. ixd.
It'm pd ye xvjth of November for A pound of Candles iiijd
It'm pd ye xvijth day for ringinge beinge ye exchaunge of her maties reign vjs.
It'm paid ye xth of December to ye plomer for mendinge of ye leade in ye gutter ijs. vjd.
It'm paid for half A C of tyles for ye coveringe of v graves ijs. ixd.
It'm paid for workemanshippe And other stuf for ye coveringe of them to Campion vs
It'm pd vnto mr woodlocke xs.
It'm pd vnto mother ffuller ijs.
It'm paid for p'sentinge of our quarter bill xxd
It'm paid vnto mother Bray for washinge of ye Churche Clothes this whole yeare vs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto mr Clarke for kepeinge of ye Clocke And for other thinges by him done this yeare viijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto Abrham Leedes for kepeinge And lookeinge vnto the Armor xs.
It'm pd vnto ye Clerke & Sexton for ther q'ters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for kepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke And Bells xijd
It'm pd for hollie Ivie rosemary And Bayes xvjd
It'm pd vnto him for other thinges by him laid out As by his bill Appeares ijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for writinge And ingrossinge of this our Accoumpte and for ye ij Inventories of ye Churche goodes and for newe makeinge ye gatheringe booke xxs.
It'm pd for a supper for ye maisters of ye p'ishe At ye giveinge vpp of this our Accoumpte xxs.
Some of this or Mighelmas quarter is xiiijli. viijs. vjd. ob'.
Some Totall of this or secound yeares paymtes is xxiijli. js. xd. ob'.
So'me gen'all of ye Receiptes in theis our Twoe yeares A mounteth vnto ye some of xlvli. xvjs. viijd.
So'me gen'all of ye paymentes in theis our Twoe yeares A mounteth vnto ye some of xliiijli. xvs. xd.
So remaynes in our handes for yt we haue receaved more then we haue laid out wch we Are readie to deliu' ye some of xxs. xd.
Examyned and Allowed by ye maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder mencioned ye xxxth day of January, 1591, Anno q' R R Eliz: (fn. 28) xxxiiijto And ye chardge by ym comitted vnto ye newe Churchwardens Richard Tedder & Patericke Dirricke.

[Signed]
T. Knyght (fn. 29)
Myles Lakyn
wyll'm Jespar
Edward Stylkragg
John [mark] Goodcooll mark.
Will'm Beuan
Tho: Windebank (fn. 30)
wy: Hedworthe
p' me Derr[ick] heldon
Matth Clerck
Richard Wodlock
John [mark] kelsey
Chi: Wardoure

It'm rec' of the guifte of Patericke Dirricke Sadler vj Buckettes of Leather.

It'm receaved of the guifte of william Bevan Chaundlor vj Buckettes of Lether wch voluntarily they gaue to ye vse of ye Churche.

Footnotes

  • 1. Elder son of William Cecil, Lord Burleigh. He was knighted at Kenilworth in 1575. In 1605, James I made him Earl of Exeter, when his brother Robert became first Earl of Salisbury.
  • 2. He died on Feb. 20th. Bedford House, Strand, was on the site of Southampton Street (London Past and Present).
  • 3. St. Alban's, or perhaps St. Michael's.
  • 4. Nichols (Progresses of Eliz., III, 27) suggests Chelsea where the Earl had a house; cf. note, p. 418.
  • 5. Probably the mechanism which regulated the speed of the hour strokes.
  • 6. The Battle of Ivry, March 14th, 1589–90.
  • 7. vide p. 415.
  • 8. cf. note 2, p. 273.
  • 9. Sir Christopher Hatton.
  • 10. The Proclamation concerning weights was to be framed and hung up in the Church.
  • 11. Henry (IV) of Navarre was fighting (against the Holy Catholic League) for the kingdom he did not as yet possess.
  • 12. i.e. de clare, clear balance.
  • 13. Hyde Park.
  • 14. At Knightsbridge.
  • 15. Should be "seconde."
  • 16. Uxor Petrus (R.)
  • 17. Should be "seconde."
  • 18. Moore (R.)
  • 19. Not in the Register.
  • 20. Uxor Rogerus (R.)
  • 21. Woorts (R.)
  • 22. Near St. Bride's Church (vide Salisbury Court in London Past and Present).
  • 23. Not in the Register.
  • 24. Thomas Wetherhead became Bishop of Waterford in July, 1589. (Cotton's Fasti Eccl. Hibern., I, 9.)
  • 25. The Register contains 31 more burialls than are in the Churchwardens' list for this year. This is doubtless due to the omission of the majority of those at which no fees were paid.
  • 26. Aframe for public notices.
  • 27. Gallery.
  • 28. cf. pp. 398, 415.
  • 29. Appointed in Nov. 1591.
  • 30. vide note 1, p. 335.