The Inhabitants of London in 1638. Originally published by Society of Genealogists, London, 1931.
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ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST IN WATLING STREET.
|Rent paid of late years.||The Rent moderated.|
|MS. p. 147.||£||£|
|Mr. Geo. Garrett at the Sign of the Black boy||80||60|
|Mr. Hitchcock at the Fox and Goose||60||45|
|Mr. Peacock at the Lamb||32||24|
|Mr. Tarbock, Golden Bell||50||40|
|Mr. Willson, Pyed bull||30||22|
|Mr Wood, Wheat Sheaf||28||18|
|Mr. Taylor, The Great Inn at the Bell||70||50|
|Mr. Chaplin at the Blew bell||50||40|
|Mr. Townsend, golden lyon||30||24|
|Mr. Scrapton, Bore's head||32||24|
|Mr. Dring at the harrow||36||26|
|Mr. Latham, Red Crosse||70||50|
|Mr. Barnard, Spred Eagle||60||48|
|Mr. Stoninge at the Sunne||36||26|
|Mr. Parrie, the Little bell||16||14|
|Mr. Stiles & Mr. Alvey at the bolt & tunne||56||40|
|Mr. Travis at the 3 pigeons||30||24|
|Mr. Noell, naked boy||30||22|
|Mr. Hammond at the Greyhound||16||14|
|Mr. Chambers at the same sign||20||15|
|Mr. Short at the Swan||28||22|
|Mr. Malbon behind the half moone||18||12|
|(fn. 1)Mr. Collins a warehouse joined to the 7 Stars pays rent yearly||13||8|
|Mr. Brookes possesseth part of the ground belonging of old to the Inn at the Bell which paid when it was a garden in length 43 foot; in breadth 12 foot; it is now a paved yard, a washhouse, a little closet, a starecase: £1||3.00|
|Sum £671; Tithes £44 10s. 0d. at 2/9 in a pound amounteth in tithes to £92 5s. 3d. yearly.|
There is a glebe house anciently let for the yearely rent of 40s. by lease from the second year of Edward 6th until 79 years were expired. The present incumbent by £80 laid out on building of his own proper cost doth let it with some implements & furniture for £20. It is worth £16.
In time of subsidies £5 and one year with another for tenths, procurations and other impositions, £5. Besides hiring of a reader and preachers in times when the incumbent is sick and weak, which some years hath amounted to above ten pounds. The yearly revenue remaining clear, deducting all charges, is at most £67 9s. 4d.