Fonmon Castle Muniments.
Quarto paper book bound in calf.
Proceedings of the Company of Cordwainers and Glovers,
1663 to 1737.
ffrancis dones account begining the 18th of dece'ber I deliuer
The names the Jurnamen paid theyr
Arthur Lewis, unpaid
Georg Dimon, unpaid
Mary Dimon, unpaid
Mary Nowell, unpaid
Mary Bowden, unpaid
septr 29. /99. Reseued of James osborn 8d.
Nathaniell howell 8d.
theoffelis Pris 8d.
Will. Hodges 8d.
Arther yeomans 8d.
Robertt thomas Jorn. 4d.
Res Jones 4d.
Edward price's hand and
1630 Rich[ar]d Yeomans 17
Mr Robert Nowell of Cardiff his hand 1682.
Cradock Hodge (fn. 4) his hand & pen
Jno. Yeomans, His hand.
Thomas Mayo Count of what he And his waren (fn. 5) ded Rec'ued of
the masters incom[m]s 4d. ye Gurnimens incom[m]s 6d. in incoms 2s.
|ye somm is
I Theophilius Price passed my accounts.
William Hodge Master
ffrances donn warden
Cost 2s. 10d.
The Oath of the Masters of the Companie of
Shomakeres and Gloucres.
Yow shall dulie and trulie execute the ofice of A masters ffor the
companey of Shoomakeres and Gloueres w[i]th in this Toune of cardiffe
this present Yeare and to come also hatred and malice ffavoure Or yll
will pot a part according to yowr ancientt And Laudabel grant and
coustomes & also to be redie To deliver aney moneyes that is in yowr
handes ore shall come into yowr handes ffor the Goods of the
Companey: Likwise you shall deliver A Just accountt att the eand
of the yeare of all such thing and thinges As is or shall come in to
yowr handes unto ye new Masteres that then shall be chosen. in Like
manar yow Shall deliver unto the Lord of this Towne all suche dewties
as shall be dew unto him att the next oditte Houlden ffor him after
yowr accontt so heap yow God And contents of that Booke &c.
The oath of the wardenes.
Yow shall dilligenttly and treulie execvte the ofice of wardnes
this present year and to come under the masteres of the companey of
cordwinderes and Gloues ffor the time being yow shall be redie for to
gather diligently aney moneyes that shall be dew unto the companey
as also to waren and sumon at the comand of masteres of of the
companey as often as the accasion shall require and in Like maner at
the eand of ye yeare to deliver up a Just and A trew account unto the
Companey of all such moneyes as shall com into yowr Handes by
reson of yowr office soe healp you God by And the conntents of that
The 18th of November 1667.
Receaued by me Cradocke Nowell master of the company of
Glouers of Robert Green and James Osborne for theire freedome the
sume of 6s. 8d.
Deliur to Jefera Mullings by the consent of the masters towards
his relife the sume of 3s. 6d.
The 29 of September 1668.
It is conditioned and agreed betweene the masters of the companies
that Phillip Wells is finded in 3s. 4d. for neglectinge of comeinge to the
hall beinge lawfull summonsed by the Wardes. [Struck out.]
The 29 of September 1668.
Wee the masters of the company thinke fit to fine John mayo &
Phillip Wells for not appeareinge to due summons in 3s. 4d. a pece
accordinge to the order of our compossition.
November the 23th 1663.
Memorandume that wee whose names are vnder written wear
made free of the companies of Cordwiners and Glouers the day and
yeare aboue written befor the said masters of the sd Companies
Cristopher Wells and Thomas Mayo.
Arthur Yeoman paid
Jun the 27th 1664
Sherre Want was made free.
Disburst by vs for draving the cotofarmes (fn. 6) and stremars that
hangeth in the cordwinders hal 1l 12s. 6d.
memorandu. that Roberte Green and James Osborne were
made free of the societies and componies of the Glouers within this
said town of Cardiff by the Consent and Assent of the Masters and
Wardens of the said Company the xviijth day of November Anno
Robert Greene 3s. 4d.
James Osborne 3s. 4d.
William Hodg his account begining his
yeare the 18th of december 1666 and did
deliuer his accountt the 26th of November.
|Receved of Mr Yeomanes—00l 05s. 00d.
|Receued of weekly moneyes paid by the said Masters of ye
Companey 10s. 10d.
|Receued of the Mrs ffor theyer quarterag 2s. 4d.
|Incomes ffrom the Jurnamen 2s. 4d.
|quartarag ffrom ye Jurnamen 3s. 4d.
|The Just some Receued
|Moneyes Disbursed deliuered unto Hew Hew Jones 1s.
|deliuvered to moris Taner 6d.
|Paid ffor wood and cole 7d.
|paid unto John mayo ffor half a barrll of alle 3s.
|paid ffor this Booke 3s. 10d.
|paid ffor a sheete of parchment 1s. 10d.
|paid John Richards ffor half a barell of Ale 3s.
|paid ffrancis donne warden 3s.
|paid moris Taner 1s.
|Disbursed in all
Memorandum that William Hodg did pas his account the 26th
of november '67 and did pay The remainer that was due on the
accountt which was 6s. 11d. Before the to New Masters Christor
Weales and Cradock Nowell and It was alowed of.
Cradock Nouvel his account deliuered the 26th of december 1668.
|Receued of Willian Hodg the some of 6s. 11d.
|Receued ffor Rob Greene & James osbornes ffreadum 6s. 8d.
|Receued of Incomes and quarteredg of Masteres & Jurnamen
the som of 9s. 3d.
|disburced ffor Jefere mulinges when he was sik 3s. 6d.
|mor disburced to the wardenes 4s.
|mor ffor beare in the hall 3s.
|mor disburced to Moris Tanor 5d.
|mor to Mr Treharn 2s.
|Paid unto My Lord of Pembrock 3s. 4d.
A true accompt deliuered by me Cradock Nowell vnto James
osborne the 1d of Jun 1669 in the p'sents of the rest of the masters.
Receaved by me James Osborne of the old master the sum of 6s. 7d.
James Osborn pased his account ye 27th of novembe' unto Robert
|Imprimis Receued of Cradock Nowell 6s.
|Receued more of Lewis ffloyd being warden 7s. 7d.
|ye Just some
|Disburce by James Osborn ffor ye uce of ye Companey.
|paid unto the cordiners in the ffirst place 5s.
|paid ffor A halfe Barell of Ale 6s.
|paid unto Moris ye Clarke 7d.
|paid unto Edward Jones 2s.
|paid unto Lewis ffloyd the time of his wardship 3s.
|paid ffor carying the Barell of Aall 3d.
Dew unto James Osborne
one this accountt 2s. 8d.
this account pased and aloued as Aboue writen beffore the
masters of ye Companey.
A true accompt pased by William Gaskine master of the company of cord'inars vnto Alexander Pursell, and Arthur Yeoman Ald'
masters of the companies of cord'inars and Glouers the 26 of
decemr Annoq. Dom. 1670.
This is Agreed and allowed before all these masters heare at
present beinge the 10. of December 1669.
and are all ffuly Resollued to stand to gether in anie sutes of
Law what shall hearafter insew by Nathaniell Howell ffor it is
A greed that he shall not be ffree wt out the ffull consent of all ye
mastes Ingenerall vpone paiing the ffull penetie of ffiue pound, of
Lawfull mones of England whearunto we putt our handes.
William X Gaskines
This is Agreadd and allowed by the masters here at present
being the 10th of December 1669.
we masters are all Agreed to withstand Nathaniell howell in
aney sutes of Law what he shall inpnt [?] against vs ffor we are All
agreeed that he shall not be made ffree with out the consent of all the
masteres In generall of Both companeys and Who soe ever of vs doe
giue Aney consent one w[i]th out the consent of all the Rest is to fforfett
the ffull penalltie of ffiue pounds of Lawffull moneyes of Engaland
whear unto we haue putt our hands.
his X marke
The tenth Day of December 1669.
Memorand. that Nathaniell Hower gave to the Mrs of the
Company of Cordwynrs and Glovers towards his freedome of these
Company the Som[m]e of twelve pound tenne shillings that is to say
seaven pound tenne shillinges towards the stock of thesd Company
and the other ffive pound to be parted bitweene the Lord and the
sd Company. Of w[hi]ch 12li 10s thomas yeoman hath taken 10li at use,
and have given bond w[i]th security vizt Ralph Lewis and James
his X marke
memorandum that I Robert Greene of Cardiff in the countie of
Glamorg. Glouer hath in my hand the some of to pound ten shillings
of Lawffull moneyes of England and ame to pay in may day nex with
the intrest of itt to the vse of the company whearunto I haue putt my
Receaued by Robert Greene of morgan Price the sume of three
shillings foure pence for his freedome of the company of Glouers, w[hi]ch
remaines in his hand vnaccomptable.
29 sep. '73. Receaued of Tho. Yeoman 6s for the use of the
vjto die Maij 1670.
Whereas it appeareth unto us Wm Gaskin Master of the
Company of Shoomakers and the rest of that ye Company that John
Mayo & Nathaniel Howell Masters of the sd company have been
sumoned to appeare at a Hall now called, and have neglected to give
their p'sonall appearance & attendance accordingly Wee therefore by
Virtue of & according to our Composic'on have by the generall assent
and consent of the sd companies ffined the defaulters aforesaid to
three shillings four pence a piece. signed.
Wm WG Gaskin
Wm Richards master
Thomas Edwards master.
29 sept. '73.
At a Hall called in the sd Towne the Sixt day of May
Anno R's Caroli s'c'di Angl' &c; Vicesimo s'c'do Annoq'
d'ni 1670 By the generall assent & consent of the
Company of Cordiners & Glovers it is ordered & agreed as followeth
Whereas there are Suites depending at the Exchequer at Westmr
Betweene ye sd company of cordiners at the Suite of the coblers of
Newport in the county of Monmoth wherein the Liberties &
Priviledges of the said Companies are concerned & questioned, And
whereas there is a Stock of tenne pounds of currt English money
belonging to the said companys now in hands of Thomas Yeomans
of cardiff aforesd by Bond, W[hi]ch moneys are not payable vntill ye
xxixth day of September next ensueing And Whereas alsoe for the
prosecuc'on & answering of the said suites and defraying the costs &
charges of the same That Alexander Purcell and Thomas Mayo of the
said Towne of cardiff cordiners, have agreed to dispurse & lay out
their owne money for the answering of the said Suites It is therefore
ordered concluded condiscended and agreed upon by the said
companies of cordiners and Glovers That the said Alexander Pursell
& Thomas mayo shall make an Accompt of their disbursemts before
the said companies and in the sd companies Hall on the sd xxixth day
of September w[hi]ch they shall lay out for the aunswering of the said
Suites And further that they the said Alexander Pursell & Thomas
Mayo shall be reimbursed of all such sum[m]e or sum[m]es of money as
they shall lay out in answering the suites aforesd by the Masters
of the companies aforesd for the time being at or upon the last
day of october next ensueing Wittnesse our hands the day and yeare
William X Gaskine Mr
William Hodges Arthur Yeomans
James Osborne Phillip Wells
Morgan Price Chr. Wells
The 29 of november 1670
a Distresse made vpon four paire of old shoes from the
Translaters (fn. 7) of newport beinge praised to 2s.
The names of the praisars
The 29 of septem. 1670
Receaued of Thomas Yeoman for the vse of the bond that is
vpon him the sume of 9s.
The 26th of decem. 1670
Receaued of Cradocke Wells Ald. the sume of one pound Ten
shillings beinge rent due to the company endinge at michell. last past
Receaued by me, Alexander Pursell
The 29 of septem. 1671
Receaued of Thomas Yeoman for the vse of the bond the sume
by vs Alex. Pursell
novembr the 19th
the Accompt of Arthur Yeomans being on of the
master of the compani of cordinars and gloucrs as
followeth for the year 1671.
Receued of Arthur Lewis warden for a distres mad on fower paier
of ould shoues 1s. 8d.
Receued for the quarterag of Masters & Jorneymen 5s.
sume 6s. 9d.
paid for Robertt Green for a fine due to my Lord pembrok 10s. 10d.
paid Arthur Lewis warden for his se......4s. [Struck out.]
The 17th of nouember 1671
The Accompt of Alexander Pursell on of the
Masters of ye company of shoomakars &
Glovers Deliuered unto the sucsesiue Mastars
for ye yeare following in ye Presents of ye rest
of the bretheren As followeth
|The Money Reseued the 17th of nouember '71|
|Imprimis of william Gaskine At ye deliueringe of his Acompt 2d.|
|My brother wells his rent which was 1l 10s.|
|The Incoms And quarteregs came to 16s. 3d.|
|by Me Alex. Pursell|| 2.|| 6. ||5|
|An acoumpt of ye Money Dispursed the 17th of nouember '71.|
|Imprimis to Moris taner 2d.|
|my brother wells was Alowed 9d.|
|More paide cristopher wells our now Mastar of Money which he
Laide oute in Goinge to newport 2s. 6d.|
|More paide for Edward thomas's fredome 8d.|
|And paide Alonge with Mr yeamans unto My Lords Auditurs 10d.|
|february ye 11th thomas Richard by consente had 6d.|
|Andrew Jones by consente had At 2 seuarall times 2s.|
|March ye 21 Morgan Lishan by consent 6d.|
|July ye 15 Richard browne by consente had 1s. 6d.|
|september ye first paide the tiler for 8 dayes work for himsellfe
& his boys And for laths As by his note Apeareth 17s.|
|More for 8 sacks of Lime vnto Mrs woolluine 2s 8d.|
|More for beare bestowed on ye tiler had of william Gaskins wife
|More paide unto ye baylife of munmathshere 4s.|
|More John Morgan Laide oute for all (fn. 8) tobacko pips & candells &
six pence John Mayo had 1s. 11d.|
|More Moris taner had for writinge this year 1s. 6d.|
|More ould Lewis Jones by consent had 1s. 6d.|
|More John Morgan had for seruinge his wardone shipe 4s.|
|More paide william Morton for tille 1s. 3d.|
| by Me Alex. Pursell|| 2.|| 4.|| 8.|
more layd out towards Dispursement besids 1s. 9d.
this Acount past And Alloued wittnes our hands
The 17th of nouembr 1671
The Accounpt of Arthur Yeomans the other
Master of the said Compani of showmakers
and glovers due to the new masters and the
year aboue written as ffolloweth—
|Receued of Thomas Yeomans for the vse of tenn pound witch is
in his hand of the companis monis the 29th of septembr 12s.|
|Receued of Arthur Lewis warden for a distres made on fower
paier of ould shiwes 1s. 8d.|
|Receued ofor the quartrage of the masters and Jorney men 5s. 1d.|
|Somme Receued ||18s.|| 9d|
|paid the 29th of septemb. to John Mayo for a barrell of alle 12s.|
|paid my Lord a pembroks officers for morgan Price his ffredom
witch Robertt green Receued 10d.|
|paid Arthur Lewis for saruing his wardenship 4s.|
|paid in monis to Cradok nowell the 17th march [?] 1s.11d.|
|Somme paid ||18s.|| 9d.|
This Acount past And Allowed of
Wittnes our hands
The 29th of December 1672
Receaued then of Christopher wells the sume of six Pence beinge in
full of all demaunds to this daie I said Rece'd 6d.
The 29th of Decem. '72
Receaued then of Cradocke Nowell the sume of to shillings six pence
beinge in full of all demaunds to this daie I said receaued by me 2s. 6d.
Ad Aula[m] ib'm convent' xxixo die decembris Anno R's
Caroli s'c'di nunc Angl' &c; Vicesimo quinto Cora[m] Thom'
Mayo et Morg'o Price cap't'lib's Mag'ris et al' Magistr'
tunc ib'm pr'tib's.
Ph'us Wells vn' Magistr' de cordiner quia non comp'ruit ad hunc
die[m] sup' Sumonic'oe[m] inde ei dat' s'c'd'm composic'oe[m] p' Contemptu suo
inde p'd' Ph'us Wells in M'r'ia iijs. iiijd.
Cardiff Town, to wit. At a Hall there convened the 29th day
of December in the twenty fifth year of the reign of Charles the
Second, now of England &c. , before Thomas Mayo and Morgan
Price, chief Masters, and other Masters then and there present.
Philip Wells, one of the Masters of the Cordwainers, because he
did not appear this day upon summons thereof unto him given,
according to the composition the aforesaid Philip Wells for his
contempt therein is fined 3s. 4d.
A true and perfect accompt giuen by me Christopher Wells
master of the company in the yeare at michell '71 vnto Thomas mayo
now in the yeare '72 the sume of 6d. I said Receaued the 29th of
A true and perfect accompt giuen by me Cradocke Nowell master
of the company in the Yeare at michell. '71 vnto Morgan Price now
in the yeare '72 the sume of 2s. 6d. I said Receaued the 29 of
Decemr 2s. 6d.
|Reseued by me Morgan Price master this 29 day being '72 from
Cradock Nowell the som of 2s. 6d.|
|reseued of Thomas yeoman touest (fn. 9) part of the use 3s.|
|reseued of my brother Thomas Mayo the some of 10d.|
|The some 6s. 4d.|
Desperst touest one hallfe barell of alle to John mayo this
in my hand 4d.
xxix° die decembris 1673
The Accompt of Thomas Mayo & Morgan
Price Mrs of ye Company of cordiners &
Glovers for the yeare last past.
|Rec'd by Tho. Mayo for Rent due mich'as last 1l 15s.|
| More for Tho. Edwards ffreedome 3s. 4d.|
|Rec'd of Chr. Wells Mr for the last yeare upon the makeing up
of his Accompt 6d.|
|More of Tho. Yeomans for Interest due 3s.|
|2l|| 1s.|| 10d.|
|It. more rec'd of quarterag money this yeare 14s.|
|soe yt ye hole recaite for this yeare comes to 2l 15s. 10d.|
17th day 9ber. 1674
the Acoumpt of thomas Mayo Mr of
yc company for ye yeare last Past.
|Rece'd in full for this yeare of rente & quarterage 1l 19s. 11d.|
|the hole charge rec'd for this 2 years past comes to 4l 5s. 9d.|
|this 17th 9ber. '74 dispurst in money & paide vpon the
deliueringe this Acoumpt 4l 5s. 9d.|
|charge. Morgan Price his Acoumpt ye 17th 9ber '74|
|Money rec'd this 2 years last past in All 16s. 10d.|
|of ye w[hi]ch dispurst As Apeareth vnto vs 19s.|
nouembr the 17th 1674
|deliuered to Will. Richards mr from Thomas Mayo eighteen
shillings seaven pence 18s. 7d.|
|more from Thomas Edwards 8d.|
2° day 9ber 1675
the Acovmpt of william Richards & Arthur
yemans Mrs of ye company of shoomakers &
Glouers for ye year last past
|Mr Wm Richards hole Recaipt came to 2l 17s. 3d.|
|of ye w[hi]ch sum he hath dispurst 2. 1. 5|
|& ye ouer pluch (fn. 10) he hath pd vnto ye now mr
2:9ber '75. Mr Tho. Edwards ye now mr hath receued in money
1l 2s. 3d.
|Mr Arthur yemans hole receipt comes to 10s. 6d.|
|Wharof he hath dispurst 8s. 2d|
|& ye ouer pluch he hath pd to ye now mr|
Nathaniel NH. Howell