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Accounts: December 1597 - December 1599

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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 1597 - December 1599

The Accompte of John Childe And Thomas Benge Churchewardens of the Parrishe of Sainct Martins in the feildes in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and appointed by the Vicar wth the Whole assent and Consent of the Maisters of the same Parrishe in Vestrie for the space of Twoe whole Yeares Comensinge at the feaste of the Beirth of our lord god one Thowsande ffyve hundred Nintye and Seaven and endinge at the Like feaste in the Yeare of our Lorde one Thowsande fyve hundred Nynetye & Nyne. and in the Twoe & ffourtith Yeare of the Reign of our sou'eign Ladie Elizabeth the Queenes Matie yt nowe is Aswell for Receiptes as payementes. by ym Receaved & paide as in this their accompte more p'ticularlye ensueth.

The said Accomptantes Chardge them selves wth theis Receiptes in theire firste Yeare as followeth. Anno .1597.

Item. Receaved for the Clarke and Sextons wages and for Pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churche, As by their gatheringe booke more p'ticularlye appeareth xiiijli. vs. vjd.
It'm Receyved for half the Token money in this our firste Yeare ijli. xviijs. iiijd.
It'm Receyved of mr Marke Stywarde for one Yeares Rent for the howse over the Churche Lane xiijs. iiijd.
Some—xvijli. xvijs. ijd.

Receiptes for burialls knells & suche like in this or firste Yeare as followeth.

Christmas q'ter .1597. Decemb' Item. the xxvth was buried William Baylie for the Cloth xxd. the knell xiiijd. the ij Peales viijd. ijs. viijd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried mr [Edward] wingate (fn. 1) for the Cloth ijs. the Afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales ijs. vs. ijd.
Januarye .1597. It'm the seconde was buried Griffyne Browne for the Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. the knell & Peales xxijd. iiijs.
It'm the vjth was buried Katherin Bleare for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales xvjd. iiijs. viijd.
It'm the xiiijth was buried Elizabeth ffoster ni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried Thomas ffellowes for Cloth & knell xijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Christmas Quarter .1597.

January .1597. Item. the xixth was buried Alexander Graunt for the Cloth and knell ijs.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Thom's Larkeinge ni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried James Emrye for the Cloth grave knell & Peales iijs. iiijd.
ffebruarye .1597. It'm the thirde was buried Rob't Occleson (fn. 2) for ye Cloth and knell xxijd.
It'm the xth was buried Anne Warn' for the Coffine vjd.
It'm the xjth was buried Wm Morgan for the ground Cloth knell & Peales xijs. xd.
It'm the same Daye was buried Elizabeth Webbe for the Cloth & knell xd.
It'm the xxijth was buried Mr Richarde Lee for the ground & Cloth viijs.
It'm the same Daye was buried John Mayllarde for the grounde Cloth knell & Peales xs. xd.
It'm the same Daye was buried Rob't Leoman for the worste Cloth & knell vjd.
Marche .1597. It'm the vijth was buried Symon Smith ni'l
It'm the ixth was buried wm Davies for the Cloth & knell ijs.
It'm the xiijth was buried Elizabeth Joanes ali's Morgan ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Richarde Nevell ni'l
It'm the xxjth was buried John Dudley ni'l
Some q'ter—iijli. ijd.

Burialls in or Lady q'ter .1598.

Marche.1598. Item. the xxvijth was buried Angell Johnson for the grounde in the Churche Cloth & knell xs. vjd.
It'm the xxixth was buried John Boswell ni'l

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladye q'ter .1598.

Aprill .1598. Item. the vth was buried Joane Newton ni'l
It'm the vjth was buried wm Drewe worste Cloth & knell vjd.
It'm the same Daye was buried Owen Woodnett ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Nicholas Collins ni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried John Demillon ali's Gen'inges for the Cloth grave knell & Peales iijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxth was buried John Lamb't ni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried John Bellowes ni'l
Maye .1598. It'm the viijth was buried xp'ian Hutton for the ground Cloth knell & Peales xijs. ijd.
It'm the xth was buried Joane Rathbone for the Cloth grave & knell xxd.
It'm the xjth was buried Margarett Gregorye a Childe from mr warrens at the kinges head for the ground Cloth & knell xs.
It'm the xiijth was buried Joane Henshawe for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd. the knell vjd. & the ij. Peales viijd. iijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xvjth was buried Rob't Bygrave for the Cloth & knell xijd.
It'm the xxijth was buried Merriam Arnolde Daughter of Lott for ye grave knell & ij Peales xxd.
June .1598. It'm the seconde was buried Roger Joanes for the grounde Cloth knell & Peales xs. xd.
It'm the vth was buried wm Gallian worste cloth & knell iiijd.
It'm the xth was buried John ffeilder (fn. 3) from St James wall (whoe had his necke broken by Edmounde Griffith his vnckle) ni'l
It'm the xvth was buried Joane Ballett for the Cloth knell & Peales iiijs. ijd.
It'm the xvjth was buried Elizabeth Poyntall worste Cloth ijd the knell vjd. & the Peale iiijd. xijd.
It'm the xxth was buried Jeane Evans ni'l
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Avis Trippett ni'l
It'm the xxixth was buried Rob't Evans worste Cloth & knell iiijd.
Some q'ter—iijli. xd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsomer Quarter .1598.

Julye .1598. Item. the viijth was buried Avis Walton for the grave vjd. the knell iiijd. the ij Peales viijd. xviijd.
It'm the xvth was buried John Ruffe for the Cloth knell grave & Peales iiijs. viijd.
It'm the xxjth was buried Jeane Neatesley for the grounde Cloth knell & Peales xs. vjd.
It'm the xxvth was buried Roger Dowling for the grounde vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd Thafternoones knell & Peales ijs. vjd. xs. xd.
It'm for the buriall of mr Ralf Bowes at Highegate iiijs.
It'm the xxvjth was buried Tho: Conwaye (whoe was slayne at St James fayer) (fn. 4) for ye ground viijs. ye Cloth ijs. & ye knell vjd. xs. vjd.
It'm the same Daye was buried John Thom's for ye cloth and knell xxd.
It'm the xxvijth was buried Henrye Nicholls for the Cloth grave knell & Peales iijs.
It'm the xxxth was buried Richarde Darlowe sometyme one of the Mrs of the Revestrie ni'l
Auguste.1598. It'm the xth was buried Mrs Anne Booth whoe Dyed in Childebed for the grave vjd. the knell vjd. & ye iij Peales xijd ijs.
It'm the xixth was buried Henrye Russell. one of ye Vestrie ni'l
(fn. 5)It'm ye xxjth was buried a Chrisome of Tho: Garnars for the Coffine vjd.
(fn. 5)It'm the xxviijth was buried at westminster mr John Sandes for the ground Cloth knell & Peales xjs. ijd.
September .1598. It'm the vth was buried Mr Tho: Allen Gent: for the grounde. xs. the Cloth ijs. the howers knell vjd. & the twoe Peales viijd xiijs. ijd.
It'm the xvijth was buried in the Chauncell Mr Devorix Terrett for the Cloth ijs. for the knell vjd. & the three Peales xijd. iijs. vjd.
It'm the xxth was buried Richardyn Prosser the wif of David. for the ground Cloth knell & Peales xs. xd.
It'm the xxjth was buried Edwarde Plompton worste Cloth ijd. & the knell iiijd. vjd.
It'm the xxijth was buried wm Harte ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried Bridgett Baylie worste Cloth & knell vjd.
Some quarter—iiijli. viijs. xd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1598.

October .1598. Item. the vjth was buried Richarde Aucocke for the grounde viijs. the Cloth xxd. the knell vjd. the ij peales viijd. xs. xd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Katherin Whittackers for the Cloth xxd. the knell vjd. the grave vjd & the Peale iiijd. iijs.
It'm the xxxth was buried Isabell Beaven ni'l
November .1598. It'm the viijth was buried Alice Jones for the Cloth knell & grave xviijd.
It'm the xjth was buried Awdrye Jezerdecke ni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Mr Tho: Parkar (whoe was slayne by one of the knight m'shalls men) for ye Cloth knell & peales iijs. vjd.
December .1598. It'm the vjth was buried Hughe Gee for the Cloth grave knell & Peales iijs.
It'm the ixth was buried Jane Sonnett ni'l
It'm the xiijth was buried Alice Ayer for the Cloth grave knell & Peales iijs.
It'm the xvijth was buried Susan Deane for the Cloth grave Afternoones knell & Peales iijs. viijd.
It'm the xixth was buried A Chrisome Childe of Sr Antho: Cookes (fn. 6) for the knell Cloth & Peales iijs.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Harman Stevens ni'l
Some quarter—xxxijs. vjd.
Some gen'all of all the Receiptes for burialls is xijli. ijs. iiijd.
Some gen'all of this whole Yeares Receiptes is xxixli. xixs. vjd.

The said accomptantes Demaunde Allowaunce for Ymploymtes & Chardges by them paide & Disbursed for ye vse of the Churche and other ordinarye & extraordinarye Chardges in this their firste Yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1597.

Item. paide for washeinge of the Surplus vjd.
It'm paide for Ringinge the ixth of ffeabruarye at her Maites goinge to the parliamt. beinge the Laste Daye of ye same parliament (fn. 7) xijd.
It'm pd for the sweareinge of or selves & or sidemen iijs. iiijd.
It'm paide for our Dynner & the sidemens the same Daye & for a booke of Articles xxjs. iiijd.
It'm paide for twoe newe bell ropes weying xjli & the half at iiijd. the pownde iijs. xd.
It'm paide for a newe Baldrigge for the treable bell xxd.
It'm paide for presentinge of or quarter bill ijs.
It'm paide for Coveringe of iiijor grave[s] iiijs.
It'm paide vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm paide vnto ye Sexton for keepeinge of the Clocke iiis. iiijd.
It'm paide for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for Broomes for the Churche xijd
It'm paide for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm paide vnto ffather fisher for the makeinge cleane of both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm for Paveinge of the streete before the Easte Churche Lane Ende (where mr Marke Stywarde Payeth rent for the Roome that is over the Lane) for stones, gravell, Cariadge, and Paveors worke ixs.
It'm for mendinge of Certayne Pewes in the Churche one the northe Isle iijs. vjd.
Some of this or Christmas quarter is iiijli. viijs. iiijd.

The firste yeares payme'tes

Paymentes in our Ladye Daye q'ter .1598.

Item. pd for Ringing the seconde of Maye at her Maties Remove from Whitehall to Greenewitche xijd.
It'm paide the iiijth of maye at the Archedeacons visitac'on for a newe booke of Articles and for everye of our oathes ijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto Henrye Turvyn for ij newe bell ropes weyinge xiiijli. at iiijd. the pownde iiijs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto him for a newe baldrigge for the tennor bell ijs. vjd.
It'm pd the xxiijth of Maye for makeinge of the p'ishonrs Drincke at our com'inge from the p'ambulac'on & for Ringing vjs. viijd.
It'm pd for half a hundred of Lyme for to mende ye tylinge iijs.
It'm pd for ij loades of Sande ijs
It'm pd for 350 of Tyles vs. vjd.
It'm pd for a workeman for fyve Dayes worke at xvjd. the Daye vjs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto a Laborer for v Dayes worke at xd the Daye iiijs. ijd.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter bill for Comunicantes & for Caryinge of it in iijs.
It'm pd for Paveinge of iiijor graves iiijs.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs.
It'm pd for Keepeinge of ye Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for broomes for the Churche xijd.
It'm pd for Scowringe of the Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge cleane of both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto the Highe Constable for Maymed soldiors viijs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto him for the Hospitalls of the m'shalsey & the Kingsbenche (fn. 8) for one quarter iiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for a Quier of Paper iiijd.
It'm pd for a Parchemt booke for a Register (fn. 9) (as it was appointed by the Laste Parliament) xxxvs.
Some quarter—vijli. viijs. viijd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymtes in Midsomer quarter .1598.

Item. payde for a greate Roape for ye greate weight of the Clocke weyinge xjli & the half at iiijd. the pownde iijs. xd.
It'm payde for Ringinge the vth of Julye at her Maties Comynge to the Lorde Threasorers to Dynn' from Greenewitch & at her goinge backe the same Daye xijd.
It'm payde for Ringinge the vijth of Septemb' beinge her Maties birth Daye iijs.
It'm payde for Deale boordes for the vestrie & for a Carpenters worke about the vestrie iijs. iiijd.
It'm for Levellinge & Raysinge of the north Isle in ye Churche for Stuf & workemanshippe as followeth.
It'm for Lyme & Sande for the same ijs. vjd.
It'm for Paveinge tyles xviijd.
It'm for a workeman for three Dayes worke about ye same iiijs.
It'm for a Laborer for three Dayes worke ijs. vjd.
It'm for a peece of Tymber for the [blank] of the Doore & hanginge the Doore on a Jawme (fn. 10) for one henge for the same Doore & for twoe other henges for Pewe Doores iijs. ijd.
It'm for a Dayes worke & the half for a Carpenter for the Layinge of the same [blank] & for hanginge of ye same Doores ijs.
It'm pd for a greene Carpett wth silke frindge for the little table in the Chauncell xiiijs.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for broomes for ye churche xijd.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter bill ijs.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of Both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Paveinge of vj graves in the Churche vjs.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottes iiijd.
Some q'ter—iiijli. vijs.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Michaelmas quarter .1598.

Item. pd for a newe Baldricke for the Sainct's Bell xijd.
It'm pd the xxiijth of October for presenting or bill at the Bi: Visitac'on at Whitechappell xvjd.
It'm pd vnto one of his menn for newe wrightinge of or bill xijd.
It'm pd the same Daye for or Dynn's & the sidemens xvjs. viijd.
It'm pd for Ringinge the xiijth of No: at her Maties Remove from Ritchmound to Whitehall xijd.
It'm pd vnto Henrye Turvyn for ij newe Baldrickes & for mendinge of an old one againste her Maties Coronation Daye iiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto him for twoe newe Bell ropes weyinge xijli at iiijd the Pownde iiijs.
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for Rownding of the iiijth bell Clapp' & for makeinge a bowe to the seconde bell Clapp' iijs.
It'm pd vnto the Ringers ye xvijth of No: being her Maites Coronation Daye vjs.
It'm pd for a Pownde of Candles iiijd. ob'.
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & bells & for broomes for the Churche xvjd.
It'm pd for Hollye Ivye Rosemarye & Bayes ijs.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge cleane of both the Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd for washeinge of or Churche Clothes vjs. viijd.
It'm pd for keepeinge of the Clocke vnto Mr Clarke vjs. viijd.
It'm pd for a Dozen & the half of wooden Dishes ijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto Bartlett the Glasier for Repaireinge ye Churche glasse xs.
It'm pd vnto ye Highe Constable for maymed Soldiors & for the hospitalls for one half yeare xvijs iiijd.
Some q'ter—vjli. ijs. iiijd. ob'.
Some totall of ys yeares Paymtes is xxijli. vjs. iiijd. ob'.
So have we Receaved this yeare more then we have Disbursed vijli. xiijs. jd. ob'.
Some totall of ys yeares Receiptes is xxixli. xixs. vjd.

The accompte of the saide John Childe and Thomas Benge Churchewardens for their seconde Yeare of office Comensinge At the feaste of the birth of or Lorde god .1598. & endings one the like feaste 1599. aswell of Receiptes as Paymtes by ym Receyved & pd. as followeth.

Receiptes

Item. Receyved towardes the Clarke & Sextons wages and for Pewes & repar[a]c'ons of the Churche as by Their gathering booke appeareth xiiijli. ixs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for half the Token Money in this or seconde Yeare lviijs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for one whole Yeares Rent of Mr Marke Stywarde for the howse over the Churche Lane xiijs. iiijd.
Some—xviijli. js. viijd.

Receiptes for Burialls knells & suche like in this or Christmas q'ter .1598.

December .1598. Item. the xxvijth was buried wm wheeler worste Cloth & knell viijd.
It'm the xxvijth was buried Marye Cooke Cloth & knell iiijd.
It'm the xxxth was buried Cornelius Heldon for the ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd The afternoones knell & Peales ijs. ijd. xs. vjd.
(fn. 11)It'm the same Daye was buried at Kensington Bridgett Banfeilde for the ground in ye Churche vjs. vjs
Januarye .1598. (fn. 12)It'm the vth was buried Margerye Banfeilde at Kensington for the ground vjs. viijd. for the Cloth xxd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales xvjd. xs. xd.
It'm the xth was buried Joane Saunders for the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. ye peales xvjd. iiijs. viijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in xp'imas q'ter .1598.

Januarye .1598. Item. the xxvjth was buried John Hambleton ni'l
(fn. 13)It'm the xxxjth was buried a Chrisome Childe of mr Oldisworths for the grounde in the Churche vjs. viijd vjs. viijd.
ffebruarye .1598. It'm the iiijth was buried John Sparckes for the best cloth xxd. the howers knell iiijd. & the Peales iiijd ijs. iiijd.
It'm the xvth was buried John Sorsbye (whoe was slayne by one of his fellowes) for the Cloth xxd ye knell vjd the Peale iiijd. ijs. vjd.
It'm the xvjth was buried Joane Hawes for ye Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. the knell vjd. & the Peale iiijd. iijs.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Elizabeth Sheeres ni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Anne Newman for ye Cloth & knell vjd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Joane Porter for ye grave vjd the knell xiiijd. & the Peales xiiijd. ijs. xd.
Marche .1598. It'm the vth was buried Thom's Burton ni'l
It'm the xvijth was buried Marye Clarke ni'l
It'm the xxth was buried David Elder for the grave vjd the knell & Peale xd xvjd.
It'm the xxjth was buried Rob't Newton ni'l
.1599. It'm the xxvth was buried Lewis wms for ye ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xvjd & the knell iiijd viijs. iiijd.
Some q'ter—iijli. vjd.

Burialls in or Ladye q'ter .1599.

Aprill .1599. Item. the firste was buried Richarde Bradley ni'l
It'm the iiijth was buried Henrye Rice worste Cloth & knell iiijd.
It'm the ixth was buried Moyses Hoop' for the Cloth xxd & the grave vjd ijs. ijd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Hughe Robins ni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried Humfrey Sparcheforde ni'l
Maye .1599. It'm the vth was buried George Millwarde ni'l
It'm the vjth was buried John White for ye Cloth grave & knell xiiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladie Daye q'ter .1599.

Maye .1599. Item. the xijth was buried Jane Wheeler ni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried Synay Cornelius ni'l
(fn. 13)It'm the xviiijth was buried a Chrisome Childe of mr waterhowse for the ground & the Cloth viijs. iiijd.
It'm the xixth was buried [Elyzab.] Mascall for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd. the knell xiiijd. & the iij Peales iiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Anne Mayllarde for ye ground vjs.
June .1599. (fn. 13)It'm the firste was buried at westm' p'ishe Churche Avelyn Page al's wortley for the ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. & the Peales xvjd. xs. xd.
It'm the xiijth was buried Elizabeth Spragge ni'l
It'm the xxijth was buried xp'ian Dugdale for ye Cloth & knell ijs. ijd.
It'm the xxiijth was buried mr [Henry] Mackwill'ms (whoe was slayne by mr Compton) for the Cloth xxd the knell xvjd & the iij Peales xijd iiijs.
Some q'ter—xxxixs. iiijd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1599.

Julye .1599. Item. the vijth was buried ffrauncis Dickins Cloth viijd & Coffine vjd xiiijd.
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Roger Cartwright worste Cloth ijd & the howers knell iiijd vjd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Henrye Stanlye for ye Cloth & the knell xiiijd.
It'm the xviijth was buried Sara Hide the worste Cloth .ijd. & the knell. ijd. iiijd.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Margarett Stacye for ye Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales xijd. iiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxvijth was buried Katherin Leader Cloth & knell iiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' Quarter .1599.

Julye .1599. Item. the xxxth was buried Richarde Iverye the Cloth .viijd. & the knell iiijd. xijd.
Auguste .1599. It'm the thirde was buried Anthonye Michell for ye ground viijs. the Cloth xijd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. & the v. peales xjs. xd.
It'm the iiijth was buried Elizabeth Phillippes ni'l
It'm the viijth was buried Elizabeth Daye ni'l
It'm the xijth was buried Awdrye Stevens ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried Rob't Snagge for the ground & knell ni'l. (The said Snagge was slayne by Tho: Younge Sr Hen: Carewes man) ni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried Jeane Coalye worste Cloth & knell iiijd.
September. 1599. It'm the vth was buried Marye Rayment ni'l
It'm the xth was buried John Hughes ni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried Agnes Johnson for the Cloth xxd the grave & knell viijd. ijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Anne Addams ni'l
Some q'ter—xxiijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

October .1599. Item. the xijth was buried Marye Wakefeilde for the Cloth & knell ijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xvijth was buried Richarde Thom's fro' knightsbridge ni'l
It'm ye xxth was buried wm Payne fro' knightsbridge ni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Thomas ffoorde (whoe was slayne by one George Seagoe wth a Chissell) for the worste Cloth ijd & the howers knell vjd. viijd.
It'm the xxvth was buried Derricke Sincker for the Clothe xxd. ye. grave vjd. the howers knell vjd. & ye ij peales viijd. iijs. iiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

ovemb' .1599. Item. the vijth was buried Samuell Harman ni'l
It'm the xiijth was buried [blank] for ye Cloth knell & Peale ijs. vjd.
It'm the xvjth was buried Sara Peasley for ye Cloth & Coffine xxd.
December.] It'm the xxixth was buried ffrauncisca Yngham ni'l
It'm the firste was buried Dame [Margeria] Norris (fn. 14) wif vnto the Ho: the Lorde Norris. for the Cloth knell & Peales iiijs. ijd.
It'm the iiijth was buried John Burton fro' ye mill ni'l
It'm the ixth was buried Thomas Weste fro' ye Rownd Coorte (fn. 15) ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Walter frenche ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Elizabeth Warde ni'l
It'm the xiiijth was buried Cisley Meason fro' ye feildes ni'l
It'm the xvth was buried Thomas Browne ni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Mris. Marye Clapton (fn. 16) for ye ground viijs. the Cloth ijs. The knell xiiijd. & the Peales xxd. xijs. xd.
It'm the xxjth was buried [blank] warren fro' Tho: Baldwyns ni'l
Some q'ter—xxvijs. vjd.
Some Totall of this our seconde Yeares burialls is vijli. xs. viijd.
Some generall of ye Receiptes in this or seconde yeare is xxvli. xijs. iiijd.

The saide accomptantes Demaunde allowaunce for Ymploymtes & Chardges by ym pd & Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche & other ordynarye & extraordynarye Chardges in ys their seconde Yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1598.

Item. pd for Ringinge the xvijth of ffebruarye at her maties Remove from Whitehall to Ritchmond xijd.
It'm pd for Strawinge herbes ye vjth of marche againste DoctorStanhoppes sitting about ye Remnaunte of the visitac'ons (fn. 17) in or Churche vjd.
It'm pd for Deale Boordes for the three newe Doores wthin the Churche vjs.
It'm pd for Ledges & Nayles & for the makeinge of them three Doores viijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Tymber for the Doore Casses xs.
It'm pd for boordes & quarters for the Letticing (fn. 18) about ye Doores & for nayles xs. viijd.
It'm pd for three payer of Henges for them Doores ixs.
It'm pd for Lokes key & staples xs. vjd.
It'm pd for Carpenters & Plaisterers worke & for Colloring of the Doores & Lattices xiijs.
It'm pd for .ij. newe keys & mending the Lockes of ye Churche Yarde gates ijs.
It'm pd for ij newe baldrickes one for the Treable bell & the other for the fourthe bell iijs. viijd.
It'm pd for a newe bell rope weyinge vjli at iiijd ye pownde ijs.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter bill ijs.
It'm pd for wrighting of a newe gathering Booke ijs.
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of the Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke & Bell[s] & for Broomes for ye Churche xijd.
It'm pd for Scowring of ye Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm pd for a longe Brushe for the Topp of ye Churche xijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Coveringe of iij graves in the Churche iijs.
It'm geven vnto mr Lashe Sometymes s'u'nt vnto the Late Lorde keep' (fn. 19) vs.
Some quarter—vjli. viijs.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladye Daye q'ter .1599.

Item. pd for Ringinge the thirde of Aprill at her maties Remove from Ritchmond to ye Lo: of Caunterburye & soe to Greenewitch xijd.
It'm pd the xxvijth of Aprill for p'senting of or bill at the Archdeacons visitac'on ijs. vjd.
It'm pd the same Daye for our Dynn's & the sidemens xvjs. vjd.
It'm pd to make the p'ishonrs Drincke when we went the p'ambulac'on & to the Ringers for both Dayes vjs. viijd.
It'm pd for mendinge of a locke for ye store howse doore & for a key xijd.
It'm for newe Ripping (fn. 20) of some part of one side of the Middle Isle Contayninge in Length .43. foote & in Depth .18. foote And for newe Rippinge of some parte of ye Northe side of ye Churche towardes the Easte end of ye Churche againste Mr Knights (fn. 21) howse Contayninge in length 20 foote & in depth 16 foote or thereaboutes for pointing & mending ye Churche in Dyu's stuf as followeth [places for workema'shippe &
It'm payde for 200 of Lyme xijs.
It'm payde for iiijor Loades of Sande iiijs.
It'm payde for 1500. of Tyles at xiijs. iiijd. the thowsande xxs.
It'm pd for 36. Ruffe Tyles at jd. ob'. a peece iiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for 600. of Lathes at xijd. ye 100 vjs.
It'm pd for 4500. of Lath nayles at xvjd. ye 1000. vjs.
It'm pd for a bushell & the half of Tyle pynns ijs.
It'm pd for a workeman for x Dayes worke at xxiijd ye Daye xvs.
It'm pd for ij Laborers for the same worke at xijd ye Daye xxs.
It'm pd for Rafters feete & Eves boordes & the setting ym in by a Carpenter iijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of the Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for Broomes for ye Churche xijd.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Coveringe of iij graves in the Churche iijs.
It'm pd vnto ye Highe Constable for Maymed Soldiors & for the hospitalls for one half yeare xvijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for Trussinge vpp of ye iiijth bell wor[k]manshipp & stuf iijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto Jacob Cornewe or Sexton for newe wrighting & Ingrossing of or Register booke (fn. 22) of Christninges mariadges & burialls iijli. xs.
Some q'ter—xijli. xijs. viijd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsomer quarter .1599.

Item. pd for mendinge of the Locke of ye greate Chest vijd.
It'm given vnto fishers wif for her husbandes watche about the p'ishe in the night being appointed when the bell man was in trooble ijs. vjd.
It'm pd for makeinge & byndinge of twoe paper bookes for the Constables Surveyors & Scavengers acco'mptes xijd.
It'm pd for wrightinge of ye Constables three severall Collections for the Laste Yeares s'uices & for wrightinge the twoe laste Scavengers Accomptes in twoe newe bookes vjs. viijd.
It'm for ij newe Ropes one of ym for the smale weight of the Clocke & the other for ye seconde bell weying xjli & the half at iiijd. the pownde iijs. xd.
It'm paide for a newe baldricke ijs.
It'm paide for Ringinge ye vijth of September beinge her Maites birth Daye iijs.
It'm pd for presentinge of or q'ter bill ijs.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bell & for broomes for ye Churche xijd.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Coveringe of twoe graves ijs.
Some quarter—iijli. ijs. ijd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

Item. pd for a newe plate (fn. 23) to sett vnder the newe gallerye where it was soncke for Carpenters & plaisters worke xvijs.
It'm pd for presenting in of or q'ter bill at the Archedeaco's visitac'on beinge the [blank] of October ijs. vjd.
It'm pd for our Dynners & the sidemens the same Daye xijs. vjd.
It'm pd for a Stirroppe of Iron for the greate bell wheele for three greates pates (fn. 24) of Iron for the stocke of ye same bell beinge Cleafte Cleane throughe for makeinge three boltes of Iron & spike nayles for the same bell vijs. viijd.
It'm paide for a Carpenters worke aboute the same bell & for the trussing vpp of an other bell beinge the Treable bell iijs.
It'm pd for a Laborer for the helping of him xxd.
It'm geven vnto a Lame Soldior that was preste foorthe of this p'ishe vjs.
It'm pd for Ringing the xiijth of No: at her Maites Remove fro' Ritchmound to Whitehall xijd.
It'm pd for Ringing the xvijth of No: beinge her Maites Coron'tion Daye vjs.
It'm pd for a Pownde of Candles vd.
It'm pd for ij newe bell ropes weyinge xijli at iiijd. the pownde iiijs.
It'm pd for ij newe baldrickes & for the mending of an old one vs.
It'm pd for Ringinge the vijth of December at her Maites Remove from Whitehall to Ritchmound xijd.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter bill xviijd.
It'm pd for Lengtheinge of ye three Pewes next behinde where mrs Childe Doth sitt beinge in the Southe Isle for stuf & workemanshippe xvjs. vjd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

Item. pd vnto the Clarke for his quarters wages xxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wages xs.
It'm pd vnto him for keepeinge of ye Clocke iijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for broomes for the Churche xvjd.
It'm pd for Hollye Ivye Rosemarye & Bayes ijs.
It'm pd for Scowringe of the Comunion Pottes iiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanes iijs. vjd.
It'm pd for washeinge of or Churche Clothes vjs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for lookeinge vnto ye Clocke this yeare vjs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto him for Rowndinge of a Clapp' & for makeinge of a newe bowe to the iiijth bell Clapp' iijs.
It'm Paide vnto Bartlett the glasier for repaireinge ye glasse about the Churche xs.
It'm pd vnto the Highe Constable for maymed soldiors & for the Hospitalls for one half Yeare xvijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto Jacob Cornewe for writinge & ingrossing of this or accompte & for writinge of ye Inventoryes and gatheringe Booke xxs.
It'm pd for a Supper for ye Maisters at ye giveinge vpp of this or accompte xxs.
Some q'ter—xli. ixs. xjd.
Some Totall of this or seconde Yeares paymtes is xxxijli. xijs. ixd.
Some generall of ye Receiptes in this or twoe Yeares amounteth vnto the some of lvli. xjs. xd.
Some generall of ye Paymtes in this or twoe Yeares is liiijli. xixs. jd. ob'.
And so remaynes in or handes more then we have Layd forth wch we are redie to Delyver the some of xijs. viijd. ob'.
Examined and allowed by ye vicar & the Maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder named ye xvijth of ffebruarye 1599 Annoq' R. R: Elizabeth xlijo. & the Chardge by them Comitted vnto ye newe Churchewardens wm Colbacke & xp'ofer Collarde.

[Signed]
T. Knight
Simon Greene
w. Hedworth
Richard wodlock
patrick [P D] derick m'ke
Will'm Beuan
Edward Stylkragg
matthy clerck
Anthony harris
John [mark] goodcoll
Jonn [mark] kellsey
Hynry Jonson
James [mark] waller mark

Set Martine in ye feildes Anno 1599. An Inventorye of all suche Churche goodes as John Childe & Thom's Benge Late Churchewardens of ye same p'ishe Did Leave & Deliu' into ye handes & Custodie of will'm Colbeacke & xp'ofer Collarde their Successors the xvijth of ffeabruarye Annoq' RR: Elizabeth xlijo.

In the Quior & bodie of ye Churche.

Inprimis one greate Bible & fyve s'uice bookes & a booke of homilies one little Deaske one Table & a frame wth a newe addic'on vnto it one other Table wth a foote pace a seate & a backe at ye vpper ende thereof.

It'm twoe Cheastes wth Lockes & keys belonging to them.

It'm one greene Carpett for ye Comunion Table & an other greene
Carpett wth a silke frindge for ye little Table in ye Chaunsell.

It'm a velvett Pulpitt cloth wth Roses & frindged belowe.

It'm one Comunion Table cloth geven by ye Lord Threasorer, viij Diap'
Towells Contayning .28. yardes & one surplus for the vicar.

It'm ij Streamors.

It'm one Comunion Cupp of silu' wth a bread plate weying both together. 16tene oz'.

It'm one hearse Cloth of red & greene wth a frindge of silke lyned wth blewe Buckram & ij other old Clothes.

It'm ij long Cushions of white Clothe of Tissewe Lyned wth redd Leather given by mr ffowler.

It'm ij other old Cushions & a greate Cheste wherein they are wth Locke & key to the same.

It'm iij Comunion pottes of Pewter viz. A pottle pott a quarte pott & a pinte pott.

It'm xxvtie formes xiiijtene of v foote .iij. xiijtene foote .ij. of viij foote longe iij. of vj foote long & .iiij. of iij foote longe.

It'm .ij. Coffins .ij. Rollers a Payer of Treassells & a Ram'er.

It'm one greate newe Cheaste wth .ij. lockes & .iiijor. keyes & a little greene boxe in it wth .ij. keys.

It'm in ye Steeple .v. bells one sainct's bell & a Clocke.

It'm in ye Armorye .iij. Arming swords one horsemans sworde & .ij. backe swordes five Calevers & a horsemans peece .iiijor. flaxes (fn. 25) & touche boxes. three Daggars .iiijor. white Corslettes &: ij. blacke Corslettes .iij. Almayne Ryvettes iiijor. morrians iiijor. Sallettes one buffe Jerkyn one Coate of Mayle .ij. blacke bills & vj Pykes. (fn. 26)

It'm vj leather buckettes geven by Mr Derricke.

It'm vj leather buckettes geven by Mr Bevan.

It'm ij leather buckettes geven by Mr Steelecragge.

It'm ij leather buckettes geven by Jonas Robson.

It'm 4or leather buckettes geven by Jeames Emrye.

It'm iij leather buckettes geven by Henrye Russell.

It'm one Longe Lather geven by Rob't Brett.

It'm iij newe Lathers & ij greate fyer Hoockes wth their Chaynes.

[Signed] John Childe
Tho: Benge

Footnotes

  • 1. In Cancello; Clarke of the Checke (R.)
  • 2. A Vestrie ma' (R.)
  • 3. vide G. D. R., 4 June, 40 Eliz. (Middlesex County Sessions Records).
  • 4. Had been in existence since temp. Ed. I, and was held near St. James' Palace on and after St. Philip and St. James' Day (May 1st). It was transferred to St. James' Market Place in 1665, and later to Brookfield near Hyde Park Corner where it was known as Mayfair. It was abolished as a scandal and a danger.
  • 5. Not in the Register.
  • 6. He was the grandson of Edward VI's tutor; vide note 1, p. 190, and note, p. 409.
  • 7. In this Parliament was begun the reorganisation of the Poor Laws.
  • 8. vide note 2, p. 570.
  • 9. This is the Register book now in the Church; it was printed by the Harleian Society in 1898.
  • 10. Jamb.
  • 11. Not in the Register.
  • 12. Not in the Register.
  • 13. Not in the Register.
  • 14. vide note 3, p. 494. Lord Norris died in 1601 and was buried at Rycote, which came to him through his wife, and from which he took his title.
  • 15. The site of Round Court is now crossed by King William Street; part of it is occupied by Charing Cross Hospital.
  • 16. Daughter of Sir William Waldgrave and wife of Thomas Clopton. (Seymour's History of London, 11, 646).
  • 17. i.e. completed his visitation of the Archdeaconry.
  • 18. Lattice work.
  • 19. i.e. Lord Burghley, who died on August 4th, 1598.
  • 20. There seem to have been extensive repairs to one side of the roof over the Nave, and to the east end of the roof over the north aisle; perhaps also the floor required levelling; some of the entries would apply to either case.
  • 21. The Vicar.
  • 22. cf. n. 2, p. 514.
  • 23. Some ironwork to support the gallery.
  • 24. sic for plates.
  • 25. Powder flasks.
  • 26. The terms in this list are explained on p. 505.