Churchwardens' accounts


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'Churchwardens' accounts: 1503-4', The medieval records of a London City church: St Mary at Hill, 1420-1559 (1905), pp. 250-254. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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[A.D. 1503–4.

Iohn MongehamWardens.]
Andrew Evyngar

[Chantry Accounts and Church Rents, Payments and Reparations of the same. The Chantries now pay a small subsidy to the King: Nasing's Chantry pays 4s. 6d.]

The paymentes for the Cherch'e.

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(fn. 1) Payd for nayllys to mend the flooyr of the Roodloftij d
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Payd for box at the hallovyng of þe Cherch'e to vasch'e þe Avttyresj d
Payd for a skop and a gret laddyll'ij dob.
Payd for bred, ale & vyn at the halloyng of the Cherch'evij d
Payd to the svffrycan's man for the barrellys & tvbbysiiij d
Payd for xij ellys of bryssell' to mak Cressomes for the ballysv s
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spent at the abbottes in at the ettyng of a bok þat my lord Abbot of valttom gavf to the parysch'exx d
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Payd for iij ellys and quarter of Normandy Canvas to mak larger the lenttyn Cloth'e for the hey avttyr.xvij dob.
Payd to vovllf for the staynyng of the sam Cloth'eiij siiij d
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Payd for settyng of the Corttens heyyr to the hey Avttyriij d
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Payd to a marbler for settyng in of iiij emagysiij siiij d
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spent appon seyr Ioh'n Nell' & deyv[er]s of þe parysch'e at hys fyrst Cvmyng and the godes peny gyfyn hymv d
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[The New Pulpit.]

(fn. 2) Payd to Ioh'n bvll' for hys labyr for makkyng þe pvlppetix sviij d
Payd to hys man for xiij dayys vark to the samiiij siiij d
Payd for Nayllys to the sam pvlppetij d
Payd for savyng of stvff to the samvj d
Payd to a massyn for settyng in þe yerns in to the pellyrv d
Payd for v l'i yeryn to the sam at j d ob. þe l'ivij dob.
Payd for a peyyer of garnettes to the samvij d
Payd to the jovyner that kyt the lynttelles for þe sam pollpetxij d
Payd for ij gyrddyllys for the prestes avbbysj d
Payd for a Cord for the Clovth'e afor the Rood and for the savns bell'iiij d
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Payd for ij Reddys to lyth'e Canddyllys vyth'eij d
Payd for skovrryng of the lattyn ageynst Estyrxx d
Payd to a govlldsmyth'e for makkyng a senssers foott.ij sviij d
Payd for a novns & di. and di. quarter of sylvyr to þe samv siiij d
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Payd for a hasp and a stappyll' for seynt Catterns Chappell' doriiij d
Payd for a gogyn to the savns bell'ij d
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(fn. 3) Payd to Phellyp, Carppyntter, for makkyng the mens pevysxxvj sviij d
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spent appon the mendyng ovyr the styer of the Roodloftiij d
Payd for a lok, ij keyys, a stappyll' set in vyth'e led & a Ryng to þe Rodlovft dorxx d
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Memorandum: that Ioh'n Blas gavf to seynt [Ianes ?] avttyr the sylk to mak of a gospler, and the parysch'e to pay the makkyng, for the vych'e I payd as hyt apperryth'e by a byll'x sviij dob.
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spent at the havyng in of the ston for the steppyll' vynddovs in to the Cherch'e & for þe stovyng of themj d
Payd to syr Reychard, the morromas prest, for a goddes penyij d
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Payd for Nayllys to mend vyth'e the gret pevj d
Payd to a jovyner, for makkyng the parclos of the Rodlvft and the Crestys and for the sellyng vndyr Neth'exxvj sviij d
(fn. 4) Payd for Nayllys to the sam varkiiij d
Payd to a massyn and hys man, ij dayys & di. to vndyrpyn the pevys in seynt Cattyrns Chappell'ij sviij d
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Payd for the tynnyng of a peyyer of garnettes for the gret dor ovt of the Chappell' in to þe qvyerij d
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Payd to the glassyng of þe gret vyndd[ow] vyth'e þe Trenyte in the sovth'e yell'xxv siiij d
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Payd to Phellyp, Carpyntter, for the makkyng of the Nev vemens pevysiiij l'i
Payd to hym mor for the Remevyng and settyng vp the ovlld vemens pevysxx s
Payd for Nev stvf to the sam pevysxij d
Payd for oovlld borddes to flovyr þe sam pevysxij d
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Payd to a Boy þat hovlp to ber Rvbbys in to þe Cherch'eij d
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(fn. 5) Payd for a stay bar of yerryn to stay the Nev pevys in to þe vavttij d
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Payd for a C of Reed for the vynddovsx d
Payd for thred and for Reddyng of þe vynddovsv d
Payd for iij lood iij sakkes lym to set þe fvnt, and vnddyrpynnyng the Nev pevys and the oovlld in the sovth'e yell'ij svj d
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(fn. 6) The Casvell' Resseyttes

Receuud de andrev Evyrryngger at his ACvnt makkynglix six d ob.
Receuud de Wylliam Revell' for brekkyng grvnd for hys chylld in the pardon Cherch'e yerdij s
Receuud de Thomas Baat for Brekkyng grvnd for hys vyf in seynt Cattyrns Chappell'xiij siiij d
Receuud for the Berryyng of a povr voman, for brekkyng Grvnd in the gret Cherch'e yerdxj d
Receuud de harry Edmonddes for Brekkyng Grvnd for hys vyf in the pardon Cherch'e yerdij s
Receuud de Ioh'n bvll' for ovlld tymbyrxij d
Receuud [de] Ioh'n of vappyng for a vhelbarrovx d
Receuud appon hokmonday, gaddyrd by the vyffysxx siij d
Receuud de mastyr atclyf for brekkyng grvnd for hys avllmys man in the pardon Cherch'e yerdij s
Receuud de Thomas vattes for brekkyng grvnd in the Cherch'e for Thomas hvntxiij siiij d
Receuud de Ioh'n Collyns for brekkyng grvnd for hys Chylld in þe pardon Cherch'e yerdij s
Receuud [de] Myltton for brekkyng grvnd for hys vyf in the Cherch'exiij siiij d
Receuud de (fn. 7) mastyr Ioh'n for brekkyng grvnd in the Cherch'e for Thomas Collynsxiij siiij d
Receuud for iij lood of ston for þe pament afor þe lovmbarddes plasiij siiij d
Receuud de Ioh'n havlhed for Brekkyng grvnd in the pardon Cherch'e yerd for Ioh'n fooxij s
Receuud de Mastres Nors for a chylld berryd in þe gret Cherch'e yerdiiij d
Summa totallis, vij l'i ix s ix d ob.

(fn. 8) The Clarkkys vagys, bemlyth'e & pascavll' lyth'e.

Receuud for the holl' yer, qvarttyrly gaddyrd, for þe Clarkkes vagysv l'iiiij six d
Receuud for the bemlyth'e thys yer gaddyrdxj sij d
Receuud for the pavscavll' lyth'exiiij s
Summa totallis, vj l'i ix s xj d.

Paymenttes to the Clark and Sextten.

Payd to Ioh'n lav, parysch'e Clark, for hys yers vagysiiij l'ixiij siiij d
Payd to Ioh'n boll', sextten, for hys yers vagysxl s
Summa totallis, vj l'i xiij s iiij d.
Soo the paymenttes Exseyddys the Resseyttes thys yer, iij s v d.

[Obits. Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]

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(fn. 9) Item, that was payede to Mawndye, mason, for the steple wyndowvj l'i

Rest clere to the chirch', vij l'i ij s viij d, by Ioh'n Mongeham, warden.

Item, Ioh'n Mongeham most paye xiij s iiij d. Summa totalis, vij l'i xvj s, accoumptid the xxj day of Ianyver, anno 1504.

Payde by me, Ioh'n Mongeham, þe viij daye of feverer, Anno 1504, to Master Ioh'n wyngger, allderman, for money dew to hym for leed, as it aperythe more playnely in the boke of the chyrche byldyng in þe plomer parselles, summa vij l'i xvj s 728.


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