Churchwardens' accounts


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'Churchwardens' accounts: 1511-12', The medieval records of a London City church: St Mary at Hill, 1420-1559 (1905), pp. 277-280. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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[a.d. 1511–12.

Iohn WoulffeWardens.
Thomas Duklyng

Chantry Accounts. Church Rents. Quitrents and Payments. Payments for the Church.]

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(fn. 1) paid to sir Robert for Candell' to sey his matens in the mornyngesiij d
paid for hopys abough't the crosse in the grete chirch'yard, & for Naylys to the same crosseiiij d
paid to Alys Smale for wasshyng of the chirch lynnen for a quarter endyd at our lady dayx d
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paid for ij long quarters to kepe the bell' Ropis from the wall of the steplexj d
(fn. 2) paid to Ioh'n Smyth, besydes the gyfte of good Masturs & Mestresis, for the whyte lymyng of the chirche: Summa þat I paid to hymxv s
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paid to Robert Trappis for the chonnge of a Chales & for the overweigh't of syluerxiij siiij d
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paid for brede, ale & wyne for þe quere on trinyte sondayvj d
paid for mendyng of the ladder for þe pulpettiiij d
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paid to broodes wyffe, the Raker, for Midsomer quarterij d
paid to Alys smale for wasshyng for þat quarterx d
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(fn. 3) paid for Drynk for the quere on Relyk sondayiiij d
paid the Suffregan for haloyng of a Chales, iiij Corporassis & iiij vestementtesiij sviij d
paid for ij Crewettes for sir Moresviij d
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paid to þe smyth for mendyng of þe lok & þe spryng of þe sowthe chirch' doreiiij d
paid for shevys of Brasse to hange þe lampe & þe pascall', the on peyre cost xij d, the oþer peire viij d. Summaxx d
paid for iiij polys, the pece j d ob.vj d
paid for Iron warke for þe polys, to bullokxij d
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paid to Alys Smale for wasshyng of the chirche lynnen for a quarter endyd at Mighelmasx d
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(fn. 4) paid for a grete hoke for the Rope of þe lampeij d
paid to sir Ioh'n Tyllysley, for a Reward for his bokysiij siiij d
paid for mendyng of þe lytell' orgons in þe querevj d
paid to Alys smale for a Reward, at þe comandamentt of Mr Aldreman, Mr Ientyll' for her labur besides her quarteragexvj d
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paid for a stok locke to þe chirch' yerde dore next the parsonage, with ij keysij svj d
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Item, paid to þe goodman Mershe for di. a dayiiij d
paid for iij days, for his Apprenttesxij d
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paid for a lok & a key, [&] a peyr garnettes for a chest in the quere to ley in old waxxij d
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costes of þe spirituall' courte.

paid in the spirituall courte for the Recouere of þe dewtyes of Seint Anne, ayenst Ioh'n Semper:—

first þe citacionxvj d
paid for the execucion of þe samexiiij d
paid for the sertificath vppon the same execucionxiiij d
paid to the proctor in the courteviij d
paid for makyng of the interogatorysij s
paid for the Actes in the courteiiij d
paid for the salares of the proctorsiij siiij d
paid for wryting of the terogatoresiij siiij d
paid for brede & ale, Mr Russell' & Mr Ientyll presentij dob.
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(fn. 5) Paid for xvj ll' of New lede for the hoke of the vyse dore in the Rood loftex d
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paid for a Rope for sanctus bell'v d

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(fn. 6) Resseittes of clarkes wages, pascall' money & Beme ligh't.

Ress' this yere of the Gadryng of the Clerkes wagesvij l'iiij s
Ress' this yere of the pascall' moneyxiij siiij d
Summa of thes parcelles vij l'i xvj s iiij d.

Paymenttes of the same.

Paid to Richard Alee, Clerke, for his wages for iij qarters of a yere & a halffe, after vj l'i þe yere. Summav l'iv s
Paid to William Wylde for his wages this yere for the sextenship, & for halff a quarter of the clerkes wages that he seruyd aftir Mighelmas befor þe clerk cam in seruyce. Summaxlv s
Paid to lawrence Swayne for his wages for halff a yere endid at our lady day. Summaxx s
Summa of þes parcelles viij l'i x s.

So the paymenttes excedith þe parcelles of the Resseyttes xiij s viij d.

(fn. 7) The Casuell' Receytis.

Ress' of the Gadryng of hokmonday by the wemenxx s
Ress' of the Gadryng on Tewysdayiiij s
Ress' for a grete laton pot weyng xxxvj ll', the ll' ij d ob. Summavij svj d
Ress', more, for a flat chafur with'e a bayle of Iron, an hangyng laver with a cheyne of Iron, a gret olde pan with a bond & ij eres, of Iron, weyng all' xxxvij ll', the ll' ij d ob. Summavij sviij dob.
Ress' for a chafyng dyssh', pricexvj d
Ress' of Mr Aldyrnes the viij day of May Ao 1512 of the money whiche he hath in custody for the chirche behoff, as shall apere by a byll' of my hond, the summa ofx l'i
Ress' of Thomas Duklyng for the Rest of his A Compte of the Chirchwardenshipiij l'ixixvij d
Summa of þes parcelles xvj l'i j d ob.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]


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