Accounts
December 1579 - December 1581

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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313-333

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'Accounts: December 1579 - December 1581', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 313-333. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81902 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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December 1579 - December 1581

The accompte of

Nicholas Christian and Anthony Harries Churchwardens of the p'ishe of Saincte Martins in the feildes by Charinge Crosse in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and appointed for the space of twoo whole yeares; endinge at the Beirth of our Lorde god, one Thowsand ffive hunderith ffower score and one, and in the ffower And Twentie yeare of the Raign of our sou'aigne Ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god of England, ffraunce, and Irelande Quene Defendor of the faith &c' Aswell for ye receipte as also for the paymentes and other Chardges by them receyvid and paid, specified & conteyned in this their Accompte, as hereafter followeth &c'

The firste yeare. 1579.

Receiptes

The said accomptantes Chardge them selves wt ye Receipte of ixli xixs vd by them receyvid of John Erpe and Cornelius Godfry late Churchwardens of ye p'she aforesaid at their firste entery into their Office of Churchwardenshipixli xixs vd
Item Receyvid by gatheringe for ye Clarke & Sextons wages for pewes And rep'acons of the Churche the some ofxli ijs vd
Item Receyvid for the Token Moneyxlixs viijd
It'm Receyvid towardes ye Chardges for ye newe castinge of the great Bell as Appeareth by ye gatheringe booke ye some oflixs
Some of ye same Receiptes amounteth to ye some ofxxvli xs vjd

Receiptes for Burialls (fn. 1) knelles and sutche like in this our first yeare as followeth.

Christmas quarter. 1579.

DecemberInprimis the xxvjth of december was buried Rebecca Nicholls daughter of John Nichollsni'll
JanuaryIt'm the seconde of January for ye buryall of Sara Hudson the Daughter of william Hudson ye coffin vjd, ye worst cloth ijdviijd
It'm the xijth of January was buried Johane Coppinge (fn. 2) ni'll
It'm the xxvth day of January for ye buriall of Johane fforrest for the grounde in the Churche vjs viijd, ye after nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth ijs, the fower peales viijdxs vjd
It'm the xxvjth day of January was buried xp'ofer Stapletonni'll
It'm the xxviijth day of January was buried Robart Tether the worste cloth ijd, the ij peales iiijdvjd
FebruaryIt'm the vth of ffebruary was buried a chrisome child not baptised of John Evansni'll
Item the vijth day of ffebruary was buried a man childe of Thomas Grennesmithesni'll

The firste yeare .1579. Receiptes

Burialles in Christmas quarter.

MarcheItem the nynth day of ffebruary was buried Robart Brikott (fn. 3) ni'll
Item the xixth day of ffebruary was buried Leonarde yonghamni'll
It'm the xxth day of ffebruary was buried Mrs Jane Colbrande the grounde in ye Churche vjs viijd, ye afternones knell xiiijd, the best cloth xxd, ye fower peales viijdxs ijd
It'm ye xxjth day of ffebruary was buried Richard williamsonni'll
It'm ye vth day of Marche was buried Anne Hopton worst clothijd
It'm the xiijth day of m'che was buried John Walkerni'll
It'm ye same day was Baptised (fn. 4) a chrisome not baptisedni'll
It'm ye xiiijth day was buried Hughe Griffine ye worst clothijd
It'm ye xxth day of m'che was buried John Stevenson one of her Maties stable ye ground in ye Churche—vjs viijd the cloth xxd ye iij peales vjdviijs xd
It'm ye xxijth day of m'che was buried Ralf Annyonni'll
It'm ye xxiijth day of m'che was buried A chrisomeni'll
Som'e of the Receiptes for burialls in this their firste quarter amounteth toxxxjs

Burialles in our Ladie day quarter. 1580.

MarcheItem the xxvjth day of Marche 1580 was buried Grace Mynorde the Worst clothijd
It'm the same day was buried Johane Smith widdowe the best cloth xxd, ye After nones knell xiiijd, the grave vjd the twoo peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye same day was buried Jane Tether ye Coffin vjd And the peale ijdviijd
Aprill 1580It'm the viijth day of Aprill was buried Ambrose Staplerni'll
It'm ye ixth day was buried twoo Twynes not baptisedni'll
It'm the xjth day was buried a poore boyni'll
It'm the xxth day was buried Robart williams worst clothijd
Item the xxvijth day of Aprill was buried Mr Robart Colshill ye best cloth ijs, ye whole dayes knell—ijs iiijd, And the sixe peales xijdvs iiijd
It'm the last of Aprill was buried one Robart from her Mates wood yardeni'll

The firste yeare. 1580. Receiptes

Burialles in or Ladie day quarter.

MayItem the third day of May was buried Katherin whittle (fn. 5) ye best cloth, xxd, ye grave, vjd, ye ij peales iiijdijs vjd
It'm the vijth day of May was buried Mary Johnsonni'll
It'm ye same day was buried A gerle not baptised (fn. 6) ni'll
It'm the xiijth day of may was buryed John Hewesni'll
It'm ye xixth day was buried John Smithni'll
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Robart Boyse ij pealesiiijd
JuneIt'm the firste day of June was buried Thomas Hanse (fn. 7) the best cloth xxd, ye Coffin vjd, ye ij peales iiijdijs vjd
It'm the fourth day of June was buried Agnes West ye best cloth xxd, the Coffin vjdijs ijd
Som'e of the receiptes in or ladie day quarterxvijs vjd

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

JuneItem the xxxth day of June was buried Thomas Shrifni'll
JulyIt'm the vijth daye of Julie 1580 was buried Mrs waters ye wif of william waters for ye grounde in ye Churche vjs viijd, ye knell xiiijd, ye best cloth ijs, in wch After none ye great bell by mishappe was brokenixs xd
It'm the xth day of July was buried william Northiver ye worst cloth ijd, for one peale ijdiiijd
It'm ye xviijth day of July was buried hughe Alliford the worst cloth ijdijd
It'm ye xjth day of July was buried Andrie Lodgoll the worst cloth ijdijd
It'm ye xiijth day was buried Henry Hewesni'll
It'm ye xviijth day was buried A poore woman out of ye feildni'll
It'm the xixth day of Julie was buried Dericke Hell (fn. 8) the knell xiiijd, ye best cloth ijs, ye coffin vjd, ij pels 4diiijs
It'm ye xxjth day of July was buried Barbara Pettieni'll
It'm the xxijth day of July was buried Griffin whitney the worst clothijd
It'm the same day was buried Johane Semes worst clothijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare . 1580.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

JulyItem ye xxijth day of July was buried Mrs Deley ye grounde vjs viijd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye iij peales 6dxs
It'm the xxiijth day of July was buried John Andrianson the best cloth xxd, the grave vjd, ye ij peales iiijdijs vjd
It'm the same day was buried Oliver Caine (fn. 9) for ye Coffinevjd
It'm the xxiiijth day of July was buried william watsonneni'll
It'm the same day was buried a poore woman out of ye covent garden (fn. 10) ni'll
AugustIt'm for the buriall of Mrs Heldon ye grounde vs viijd the After nones knell xiiijd, ye ij peales ijd, Albeit she was buried in ye p'ishe Churche of St Andrewes in Holbourneviijs
It'm ye same day was buried Clinton Hubbard (fn. 11) worst clothijd
It'm the xiijth day was buried Peter Bartletni'll
It'm ye xvjth day was buried Margarett Sporwes (fn. 12) worst clothijd
It'm the xvijth day was buried ffrauncis hartleyni'll
It'm ye xxvijth day of August was buried John Thompsonni'll
SeptemberIt'm the seconde day of September was buried Mr Robart Power one of ye Equirries of her Maties stable ye best cloth ijs, ye knell And ye ij peales xviijdiijs vjd
It'm the vijth day of September was buried Margarett Dallis the best cloth, coffenid and one pealeijs iiijd
It'm the same day was buried Elizabeth woodni'll
It'm the same day was buried wynifred Gyettni'll
It'm the xxviijth of September was buried John Slater ye After nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth ijs, ye cofine & ij peales xdiiijs
Som'e of the receiptes in this Midsomer quarter isxlvjs

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter. 1580.

SeptemberItem the xxixth day of September was buried Agnes Kerreyni'll
It'm the same day was buried A chrisam from Hartleysni'll
OctoberIt'm ye vth day of October was buried Mrs Dierni'll
It'm ye viijth day of October was buried Johane Clarke the best cloth xxd, ye Coffin vjd & one peale ijdijs iiijd
It'm ye xth day of October was buried John Dawsonni'll
It'm ye same Day was buried Isacke Paviorni'll
It'm ye xxvth day of October was buried Jane Ludforde for the best cloth, ye Coffin, and twoo pealesijs vjd
NovemberIt'm ye vth of November was buried Mary ffoxni'll
It'm the viijth day of November was buried Thomas Cogen (fn. 13) xviijs vjd
It'm the ixth day of November was buried Stephen Chauncyijd
Item ye xiiijth day of November was buried Richard Ap Thomas (fn. 14) the best cloth xxd, ye after nones knell xiiijd, for ij peales and ye Coffin xdiijs viijd

The firste yeare. 1580. Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

NovemberItem the xvth day of November was buried Margaret from ye spitleni'll
It'm the xxijth day of November was buried John younge ye best Cloth, the Coffin And two pealesijs vjd
It'm the xxviijth day of November was buried Elizabeth Allen worst clothijd
DecemberIt'm the seconde day of December was buried Margaret Aldeseyni'll
It'm ye thirde day of December was buried [blank] Hewesni'll
It'm ye iiijth day was buried John Engramni'll
It'm ye vth day of December was buried Ellen Stowe ye ground vjs viijd, ye best Cloth ijs, for ye knell & peales xviijdxs ijd
It'm ye xth day of December was buried a Chrisamni'll
It'm ye xiiijth day was buried George Johannesni'll
Som'e of ye receiptes in ye said q'ter is—xls
Som'e of ye Receiptes for burialls in this their firste yeare Amounteth vntovjli xiiijs vjd
Some' totall of ye Receiptes in this their firste yeare together wth ye ixli xixs vd ye wch they receyved of ye other Churchwardens isxxxijli vs

Whereof

Paymentes in Christmas Quarter.The said Accomptauntes Demaunde Allowance for ymploymentes and Chardges by them paid & Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche & other ordinary & extraordinary Chardges in this their first yeare Anno 1580, as p'ticulerly is recited in ye contentes hereof as followeth.
Item paid for our Dynners At the swearinge of the sid men And at our meetinge twoo other tymesxvjs
It'm paid for paveinge of three graves At viijd A pece for the sameijs
It'm for washinge of the Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm for A baldricke for the great bellijs
It'm paid to ye Clarke for his wagesxiijs
It'm paid vnto Hampden (fn. 15) vijs
It'm paid vnto the Sexton for his wagesxs
It'm paid vnto him for ye kepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm for oyle for the Clockeijd
It'm for bromes for the Churcheiiijd
It'm for lyme And sand for ye iij graves this quarterxijd
Som'e of the paymentes in this their first quarter is 54s 8dliiijs viijd

The firste yeare .1580. paymentes

Paymentes in our Ladie day Quarter.

Item paid the xviijth day of Aprill for iij Morris pickes (fn. 16) viijs vjd
It'm paid for heddinge of a morris pickeiiijd
It'm paid the same day for gonnepowder for or men to Muster in Tutt hill feild (fn. 17) vijs
It'm paid vnto vj men for the shewinge of our harnes ye same dayiiijs iiijd
It'm paid vnto Richarde Hampden for vj newe gerdilles And for the mendinge of the oldevs ijd
It'm paid the same day for matche for or menviijd
It'm paid for or first booke of Articles from the Archdeaconvjd
It'm paid for iiij bookes sett out by her Matie for the Earthquake (fn. 18) xvjd
It'm paid vnto Sexe for a stay for the pulpittxd
It'm paid vnto mr waters for vernishing of x swordes And for makeinge of them cleane And for iiij newe scabbardes And for the Dressinge of x Dagersvijs viijd
It'm paid vnto Ledford the xxth day of May for the mendinge of the wheeles of the bellesxvjd
It'm paid vnto him the xxiiijth of May for stuf & mendinge of ye belfry flower, and for a forme for apewe And nayles As appeareth by his bill therof madevs
It'm paid for a quyer of paperiiijd
Som'e of the paymentes in this their ladie Day quarter isxliiis

paymentes in Midsomer quarter. 1580.

Item paid vnto the Clarke ye xxvjth day of June for his quarters Wages nowe Duexiij
It'm paid vnto Hampdenvijs
It'm paid vnto the sexton for his wagesxs
It'm for kepeinge of ye clockexxd
It'm for oyle for ye clockeijd
It'm for ye washinge of ye churche lynnen this quarter endinge ye xxiiijth day of Junexvjd
It'm for bromes for ye same quarteriiijd
It'm paid ye xxvijth day of June for ye booke of Articles At the Bishoppes visitacionxijd
It'm paid more for the makinge of or booke for the Aunsweringe of the same Articlesxijd
It'm paid for ye puttinge of or bill into ye Courte ye same dayiiijd
It'm laid out the same day for our Dynnersviijs
It'm paid vnto iiij men to showe iiij calevers At Islington for the p'ishe ye first of July 1580iiijs

This firste yeares paymentes. 1580.

Paymentes in Midsomer quarter 1580.

Item paid for iijli of gonnepowder ye said first of Julyiijsvjd
It'm paid the same day for matche for themiiijd
It'm paid for twoo keyes one for the great chest the other for ye Cubbard where the Regester booke liethxijd
It'm paid for a hocke (fn. 19) for the pulpit laddervjd
It'm paid vnto Sex for twoo paire of hinges for old pewesxviijd
It'm paid the xxijth day of August for paveinge of A grave in the South Isle of the Churcheviijd
It'm paid the viijth day of September for puttinge of our booke into ye Courteiiijd
It'm paid for takeinge downe of ye great bell & for hanginge of it vpp agayne for carriage & recarriage of the same vnto the bellfounders the first tymevs vd ob'
It'm paid vnto Sexe for Iron worke and nayles for ye same bellijs
It'm paid vnto Mathewe Clarke for ballinge (fn. 20) of three Clappers And for Alteringe of themiijs iiijd
It'm paid ye xijth of September for A newe baldridgeijs
It'm paid vnto the Clarke ye xxviijth day of September for his quarters wages for this Midsomer quarterxiijs
It'm paid vnto the sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm paid vnto Hampdenvijs
It'm paid vnto ye sexton for ye kepeinge of ye clockexxd
It'm paid vnto him for oyle for ye Clockeijd
It'm for washinge of ye Churche Lynnenxvjd
It'm for bromes for the Churche this quarteriiijd
Some of the paymentes in this their Midsom' q'ter isvli js xjd ob'

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid for Anewe bell rope ye iiijth day of October Weyinge vijli At iijd ob' the powndxxjd
It'm paid for paveinge of A grave in ye Middle Isle of the Churche ye vijth day of Octoberviijd
It'm for lyme for ye same graveviijd
It'm paid ye third day of November for carringe of the great bell to ye belfounders & for bringinge of ye same the seconde tymeijs iiijd
It'm paid for weyinge of the same bell ye first And seconde tymeijs vjd
It'm paid vnto Ledford for helpinge twoo dayes for the same bellijs

The firste yeare. 1580. paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid vnto men for helpinge of the bell vpp & downe And for Drincke for themxxd
It'm paid for Oyle for ye same belliiijd
It'm paid vnto Sex for nayles & for mendinge ye Iron worke of ye bellxijd
It'm paid vnto Hughe walker ye belfounder for Chaunginge of our olde bell wch wayed ixc one q'ter And vjli (fn. 21) at vjs viijd Ciijli ijs
It'm paid vnto him for iij quarters of a C of newe mettle At vd the powndxxxvjs iijd
It'm paid vnto his men for ijsyt they sett vppon ye bellijs
It'm paid vnto Nicholas Bedworth (fn. 22) ye Scriven' for one obligacon wherein ye said Hughe walker stoode bounde vnto vs for ye newe castinge of ye same if any faulte should bevjd
It'm paid vnto ye Corte the xxiiijth of November for the puttinge in of our Aunswer vnto certaine Articles sent from the Bishoppeiiijd
It'm paid more the same day for or Dynners & ye sidmenvjs vjd
It'm paid for ij longe rafters to make ye iiijor newe pewesijs iiijd
It'm paid for xxxijti single quartersviijs
It'm for iijc of boordes At vjs ye Cxviijs
It'm for vj planckesiijs
It'm for carryinge of ye same stuf owt of Londonviijd
It'm for iiijc of vjd naylesijs
It'm for doble Tennes (fn. 23) vjd
It'm for v paire of hinges and a halfiijs viijd
It'm for one hunderith of iijd naylesiiijd
It'm paid vnto Jesper for ye carvinge of ye hedes of ye same (fn. 24) viijs
It'm paid vnto Ledford for x dayes worke for the samexjs viijd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for xv dayes workexvijs vjd
It'm paid for ye makeinge of ij bellwheelesvjs
It'm paid for paveinge of a grave in ye Middle Isleviijd
It'm paid for a whit brushe for ye Churchevjd
It'm paid for lyme for ye said gravevjd
It'm paid for vnderpynninge of ye newe pewesiiijd
It'm paid for Ringinge the xvijth day of November beinge ye chaunge of her Maties Coronaconiiijs
It'm for ijli of Candles the same dayvd
It'm paid for A booke of articles sent from ye Counselliiijd
It'm paid the vjth of December for ringinge At her Maties Comynge to whitehallviijd
It'm paid ye xxth day of December for ye newe bindinge of ye bible and for ye settinge on of ye Clappes (fn. 25) ijs vjd
It'm paid ye same day for ye paveinge of a grave in the south Isle of the Churcheviijd
It'm for lyme for the same graveviijd
Item paid for A basket for the Churcheiijd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes the xxiiijth day of December for Mendinge of A bell wheele & ye pewe in ye Chaunsellijs
It'm paid vnto the glasier for glasinge and mendinge all the windowes aboute the Churcheixs
It'm paid vnto mr Waters for ye kepinge of the Armore for this their first yearexs
It'm paid vnto mr Clarke for ye kepeinge of ye Clocke for this their first yearevjs viijd
It'm paid for Mattinge of ye iiij newe pewesiiijs viijd
It'm paid for hollie, Ivie, rosemary, and bayesxvjd
It'm paid vnto the Clarke for his quarters wagesxiijs
It'm paid vnto Hampdenvijs
It'm paid vnto ye sextonxs
It'm paid vnto him for ye kepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm paid for Oyle for the Clockeijd
It'm paid for Bromes this quarteriiijd
It'm paid for washinge of ye Churche lynnenxvjd
Som'e of the paymentes in this their Mighelmas q'ter isxiiijli xd
Som'e totall of ye firste yeares Receiptes wth ye ixli xixs vd receyvid At thenteringe into our office ye some ofxxxijli vs
Some generall of ye paymtes Disbursed in this their firste yeare Amounteth vnto ye some ofxxiiijli vd ob'
So resteth in in our handes unaunswerid for haveinge receyvid more this firste yeare then hath ben ymployed the iuste some ofviijli iiijs vjd ob'

Receipts The seconde yeare .1581.

The accompte of Nicholas Christian And Anthoney Harrys Churchwardens Aforesaid for the seconde yeare of their office haveinge Comencement from the feast of ye beirthe of or lorde god, 1580, and endinge on ye same feaste of or lorde god, 1581, aswell of Receiptes as paymentes by them receyvid & expended in this their said seconde yeare as p'ticulerly in theis their Accomptes more p[l]aynly Appeareth.

Receiptes

The said accomptantes Chardge them selves with the Remaynder And ou'plus of the receiptes vnaunswered in their firste yeares Accompte the some ofviijli iiijs vjd ob'
Item Receyvid towardes the Clarke & Sextons wages & for pewes & rep'ac'ons of ye Churche ye some ofixli xvijs ixd
It'm Receyvid vppon mr Nightingales Obligaconiijli
It'm Receyvid for the Token moneylijs jd
It'm Receyvid of mr Marke Steward for twoo yeares rent for ye howse over the Churche lanexiijs iiijd
It'm Receyvid of Harrauld Bingham vppon his billiiijs
Some of the same Receiptes Amounteth vnto the some ofxxiiijli xjs viijd ob'

Receiptes .1581. the firste of the seconde yeares Receiptes

Receiptes for Burialls knelles And sutche like in this seconde yeare as followeth.

December.Inprimis the xxviijth day was buried John Sambrackeni'll
It'm the same day was buried John Wavers Childe not baptisedni'll
It'm the same day was buried A poore Child out of ye covent gardenni'll
January.It'm the fourth day of January was buried Jooane Cane (fn. 26) ye wif of Robart Cane, ye after nones knell—xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine And ij peales—xdiijs viijd
It'm the xiijth was buried [Ursula] wardor ye daughter of mr Chidiocke Wardor for ye ground in ye Churche & ye after nones knell vijs xjd, ye ij peales iiijdviijs iijd
Item the same day was buried Margery Depingeni'll
It'm the xvjth was buried Abraham Demillionni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried Christopher Mooreni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Margarett Edwardes ye worst cloth & j pealexd
It'm ye xxvijth was buried William Gibsonni'll
It'm ye xxxth day was buried Miles Lacon gent' for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, for ye best cloth & Afternones knell ijs xd for ij peales iiijdixs xd
ffebruary.It'm the xxth day of ffebruary was buried Elizabeth Twist for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, for ye worst cloth And j peale 4dviijs ijd
It'm ye xxjth was buried Sir will'm Hyllones sonne not baptisedni'll
It'm ye xxijth was buried widdowe Bracey for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd for ye best cloth xxdviijs iiijd
It'm ye xxviijth was buried John kinge from ye spitleni'll
It'm ye xxixth was buried Rob't hardinge Child not baptisedni'll
Marche.It'm the xjth day was buried Elizabeth Rocabecke for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd ye best cloth xxd the After nones knell xiiijd, And ij peales—iiijdixs xd
It'm ye xxijth day was buried Henry Stockedaleni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Alice Bruton from ye spitleni'll
Som'e of the Receiptes for burialls in this their first quarter of their second yeare Amounteth vnto ye some ofxlviijs xjd
Marche.Item the xxvth day was buried Mary Corneliusni'll
It'm the xxvjth day was buried Dorothie Glassingtonni'll
It'm ye xxixth day was buried Agnes Johnsonni'll
Aprill.It'm the vth of Aprill was buried Leonarde Hewesni'll
It'm ye ixth day was buried Ellen Merrickeni'll
It'm ye xth day was buried one Alice (fn. 27) from ye spitleni'll
It'm the xiiijth day was buried James Kinaston from mr Roses for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd ye after nones knell xiiijd ye best cloth xxd, ye iij peales vjdxs
It'm ye xxth day was buried katherin A foundlingeni'll
May.It'm ye first day of May was buried Joane weston worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried A chrisome of Gillam Bowensni'll
It'm ye vjth day was buried Constance Harvieni'll
It'm the same day was buried Repentant Browenni'll
It'm the ixth day was buried Elizabeth Priceni'll
It'm ye xijth day was buried Elizabeth Gibbesni'll
It'm ye xvjth day was buried Elizabeth Brathwhiteni'll
It'm ye xvijth day was buried Thomas Anderson worst clothijd
It'm ye xxijth day was buried one Garratt from ye spitleni'll
It'm ye xxvijth day was buried John Basebrowne ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, ye ij peales iiijdixs xd
It'm ye same day was buried A chrisome of william Baylieni'll
It'm ye xxixth day was buried Imago seculi A foundlingeni'll
It'm ye xxxth day was buried John Hodsonni'll
June.It'm ye second day of June was buried Garrat williamsni'll
It'm ye vth day was buried Agnes Loveni'll
It'm the viijth day was buried one [Tho: Malyn?], from ye spitleni'll
It'm the ixth day was buried mr Launcellott Lacon for ye best cloth ijs xd, ye After nones knell xxd the ij peales viijdvs ijd
It'm the ixth day was buried Martha Glassingtonni'll
It'm ye xxiiijth day was buried Mary Poulteneyni'll
Some of the Receiptes in or said ladie Day quarter isxxvs iiijd

The seconde yeares Receiptes .1581.

Bvrialls in Midsom' quarter.

July.Item the seconde day of Julie was buried Jacobe Brabrocke gent for ye best cloth ijs, ye after nones knell xiiijd, ye ij peales iiijdiijs vjd
It'm ye xiiijth day was buried Richard Hampdenni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Humfery Syden A chrisomeni'll
It'm the xvth day was buried Sara Bretni'll
It'm ye xviijth day was buried A child from Colman hedge (fn. 28) ni'll
It'm ye xxiijth day was buried A chrisome found at ye spitleni'll
It'm ye xxiiijth day was buried Ciceley Smith worst clothijd
August.It'm ye xijth day of August was buried Isabell Johnsonni'll
It'm the xvth day of August was buried Mary Coborneni'll
It'm ye xviijth day was buried Anne Streamerni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Elizabeth Evansni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Thomas Poultneyni'll
It'm ye xxth day was buried a chrisome of Phillippe Conwayni'll
It'm ye xxiijth day was buried Thomas Rastell (fn. 29) ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, & one peale ijdijs iiijd
It'm ye xxixth day was buried Richard Briggesni'll
September.It'm ye third day of September was buried Margaret wayleyni'll
It'm the vijth day was buried Rachell Smithni'll
It'm ye xth day was buried Agnes Wilsmith (fn. 30) worst clothijd
It'm ye sam day was buried Otty Roud & ffraunces [blank], from Nealesni'll
It'm the xvjth day was buried Elizabeth Harman coffenedvjd
It'm ye same day was buried [Bridgetta] Ireland ye daughter of George Ireland ye best cloth xxd, ye grave vjd, j peale ijdijs iiijd
It'm ye same day was buried Thomasine [blank], from Leonardes, cofinevjd
It'm ye xvijth day was buried Emry Ireland ye best cloth xxd, ye knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, & one peale ijdiijs vjd
It'm ye same day was buried A childe of Lott Arnoldesni'll
It'm ye xviijth day was buried Margaret [blank], from mr Pynfoldesijd
It'm ye same day was buried Rob't [blank], from ye buckler makersni'll
It'm ye same day was buried A poore man from Ebury ffarmeni'll
It'm ye xixth day was buried George Ireland ye best cloth xxd, ye knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjdiijs iiijd
It'm ye xxjth day of September was buried Elizabeth Ireland his wif, ye knell xiiijd, ye iij peales vjd, ye coffine vjdijs ijd
Some Pag'—xviijs viijd

Receiptes the seconde yeare .1581.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

September.Item the xxiijth day of Septembr was buried John Pillingtonni'll
It'm ye same day was buried A poore boy out of London yt died in ye streat ni'll
It'm the xxiiijth day was buried Joyce Northeverni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Ellenor Manfeildni'll
It'm ye xxvth day was buried Thomas Evans ye best cloth xxd ye knell xiiijd, ye grave vjd, ye ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye xxviijth day was buried a chrisom of John Smith not baptisedni'll
It'm ye xxxth day of September was buried Reynold Harman And Peter Harman ye sonnes of Leonard harman for the Coffine And one pealeviijd
Some of ye receiptes in this or Midsom' q'ter isxxiijs

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

October.Item the seconde day of October was buried Peter velia worst cloth ijd, ye Coffine vjd, one peale ijdxd
It'm ye same day was buried Roger Steyman worst clothijd
It'm ye iiijth day was buried Joane Bad worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried Thomas Ireland ye sonne of ye Aforesaid George Ireland, ye After nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd ye coffine vjd, ye ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye same day was buried Christian Blackeborneni'll
It'm ye viijth day was buried Godfry Thompson worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried Henry Shortreadni'll
It'm y e ixth day was buried Margaret fflower worst clothijd
It'm ye xth day was buried Joane woodward ye best clothxxd
It'm ye xiijth day was buried Catherin Harman worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried Samvell wallis worst clothijd
It'm the xiiijth day was buried Elizabeth Mooneni'll
It'm ye xxth day was buried Alice Deane ye best cloth & knellijs xd
It'm the xxijth day was buried Edward Alisonni'll
It'm ye xxiiijth day was buried Joane kynder worst clothijd
It'm the xxvth day was buried John Storyni'll
It'm ye xxixth day was buried Rob't waterman worst clothijd

Receiptes the seconde yeare .1581.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

November.Item the Seventh day of November was buried Mary wallesni'll
It'm ye xiiijth day was buried Nicholas Heronni'll
It'm ye xvijth day was buried Bernard Looke worst clothijd
It'm ye xxvjth day was buried ye daughter of Rob't Storey not baptisedni'll
It'm the same day was buried Abraham Hvgine ye coffinevjd
It'm the xxxti day was buried Edward Storyni'll
It'm ye same day was buried John Bird worst cloth ijdijd
December.It'm ye first day of december was buried John Storyni'll
It'm ye vijth day was buried John Brewter from ye spitleni'll
It'm ye ixth day was buried Beatris Crowe worst clothijd
It'm ye xvijth day was buried Susan wright worst clothijd
It'm ye xxjth day was buried Elizabeth ffourdni'll
It'm ye xxiiijth day was buried Elizabeth Heayes worst clothijd
Some of ye receiptes in this or Mighelmas q'ter isxjs viijd
Som'e of the receiptes for burialls (fn. 31) in this or seconde yeare is yr some ofvli viijs xjd
Some totall of ye Receiptes in this or seconde yeare together wth ye viijli iiijs viijd ob' remayninge in or handes vnaunswerid in or first yeares Accompt isxxxli vijd ob'

whereof

The said accomptants Demaund Allowance for Disbursementes & expences by them ymployed & expended for ye vse of ye Churche & other ordynary & extraordinary Chardges in this their seconde yeare 1580 & 1581, As p'ticulerly in theis their Accomptes followinge more at lardge it doth & may Appeare

Paymentes in Christmas quarter.

Inprimis paid for A bell Rope ye viijth day of January wayinge vijlixxd
It'm pd for ij graves paveinge in ye Midle Isle of ye Churche yr xiiijth And xvth daies of Marchexvjd
It'm pd for ye paveinge of iij graves in ye north Isle of ye Churche ye xvjth And xvijth dayes of Marcheijs

paymentes in the seconde yeare .1581.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter.

Item for Lyme for ye Aforesaid Gravesxiiijd
It'm for A quier of paperiiijd
It'm for ye Ringinge At her Maties Remove from white hall to Sainct James ye xxth day of Marcheviijd
It'm paid vnto Nicholas Bedworth ye Scriven' for writinge of ye gatheringe booke for this or seconde yeare & for writinge of ye gatheringe Booke for Portesmouth havenxviijd
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke for his wagesxiijs
It'm paid vnto Hampdenvijs
It'm paid vnto Oliver ye Sexton for his wagesxs
It'm pd vnto him for kepeinge of ye clocke & for oyle ys q'terxxijd
It'm pd vnto him for washinge ye Churche lynnen & for broomesxxd
Some of this their xp'imas q'ter isxlijs ijd

Paymentes in or ladie day quarter. 1581.

Item paid ye xxth day of Aprill for Ringinge At her Maties Remove from St James to whithallviijd
It'm pd for paveinge of A grave in ye Midle Isle of ye churchviijd
It'm pd for paveinge of A grave in ye North Isle of ye Churcheviijd
It'm for Lyme for ye same ij gravesvjd
It'm pd ye xxth day of June for Ringinge At her Matie remove from whitehall to Grenewicheviijd
It'm pd for or dynn's & ye sidmen when we weare at St Clemtes ye xiiijth day of Junevs
It'm paid vnto Hampdon & ye Clarke for his wagesxxs
It'm pd vnto Oliver ye sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm pd vnto him for kepeinge of ye clocke & for oyle of itxxijd
It'm pd vnto him for washinge of ye Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm for bromes for ye Churche this q'teriiijd
Some of this their ladie day quarter isxljs viijd

paymentes in the seconde yeare .1581.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter.

Item for Abooke that was sent from the Bishoppe for the p'sentinge of those wth will not come to Churche (fn. 32) vjd
It'm paid ye xxviijth day of July for three loode of Tyle At xjs the loodexxxiijs
It'm paid for Rof Tylesijs
It'm paid vnto Robart ffrayne for v dayes worke aboute the rep'acioninge of ye Churche at xvjd aday vnto A laborer to helpe him ye same tyme at xd ye dayxs xd
It'm paid ye vijth of August vnto Robart ffrayne & Rob't wilkinson Tylers for v dayes worke & A half at xvjd ye dayxiiijs viijd
It'm paid vnto ij Laborers for vj dayes worke at xd ye dayxs
It'm paid for A bushell of hairevjd
It'm paid vnto A laborer for half a dayes worke at xd ye dayvd
It'm paid vnto william Clarke for ij q'ters to lyne ye raftersvjd
It'm paid vnto him for Aboord for ye guttervjd
It'm paid for vjd nayles for ye sameiiijd
It'm paid for drincke for ye workemen ij dayesiiijd
It'm pd ye viijth of August for Eves boord for ye Churchexixd
It'm pd for ij thowsand of rep'acioninge naylesiijs
It'm pd for iij bushell of Tyle pynesiiijs
It'm pd for drincke for ye worke meniiijd
It'm pd on saterday ye xijth of August to goodman ffrayne for vj dayes tylingeviijs
It'm pd vnto Sleyman his man for vj dayes workevijs
It'm pd vnto Thomas Williamson & one other laborer for v dayes worke And a halfixs
It'm pd vnto John Chadesley for iij dayes & a halfes workeiijs
It'm pd vnto Oliver Depinge ye sexton for vj dayes workevs
It'm pd vnto Richard Bartlet for glasinge of ye north windoweiiijs iiijd
It'm pd for xiiij boundle of lath for ye north sidexiiijs
It'm pd for CC & A half of lymexvs
It'm pd for iiij loodes of sandijs viijd
It'm pd vnto Ledford for ij planckes for ye guttersxijd
It'm pd vnto Rachell for our Apparanceviijd
It'm pd vnto Sex for Alocke for ye pressexvjd
It'm pd for A sturroppe for ye bell wheleiiijd
Some Pag'—vijli xiijs xd

paymentes in the seconde yeare .1581.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter.

Item for Lyninge of ye same ij guttersiiijd
It'm for nayles for ye sameiijd
It'm pd for bourdes for ye tope of ye steeple & nayles & for workemanshippexijd
It'm pd for drincke for ye workemeniiijd
It'm pd for viij bondle of lath for ye gutter side of ye north sid of ye Churcheviijs
It'm pd for wood for ye plommerixd
It'm pd for A quarter to s'ue ye Rafteriijd
It'm pd for drincke for the workemen ij dayes iiijdiiijd
It'm pd vnto Ledforde for viij raftersijs
It'm pd vnto him for mendinge of ij pewes & for settinge vp a formexijd
It'm pd vnto ye plom' for ye Chaunge of or olde lead & for C & xviijli of newe lead for workemanshippe carriadge And sodderxxxvjs vjd
It'm pd for half a loode of Tylesvs iiijd
It'm pd vnto ij laborers ye xvth & xvjth dayes of August for ij dayes worke at xd ye dayiijs iiijd
It'm pd vnto Rob't ffrayne for iiij dayes worke & A halfvjs
It'm pd vnto his Laborer for iij dayes workeijs vjd
It'm pd vnto Richard woodlocke for [blank] of naylesxxjs iiijd
It'm pd vnto ye plom' for ye exchaunge of ye olde lead for half of ye Chauncell gutterxvs
It'm pd unto ye Lyme man for ij loode & ij saxes of lyme ye xxth of August ijs viijd
It'm pd for ij basketes & makeinge cleane of ye clockehowse & belfryxijd
It'm pd vnto Oliver for carryinge ye rubbishe out of ye churchyardvjd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for mendinge of ye pewes ye xxvijth day of Septemberviijd
It'm pd for A ball rige (fn. 33) for ye forebell ye same dayijs
It'm pd for A quier of paperiiijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke And Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs
It'm pd vnto ye sexton for kepeinge ye clocke & for oyle for ytxxijd
It'm pd for washinge of ye Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm pd for bromes for ye Churche this quarteriiijd
Some Pag'—'vijli iiijs xjd
Som'e of this their Midsom' quarter is ye some ofxiiijli xviijs ixd

paymentes in the seconde yeare .1581.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid for our Dynner ye thirde day of October At the Archdeacon his visitacionvs
It'm paid ye same Day for puttinge or bill into ye courteiiijd
It'm paid to ye Parrater for bringinge of c'tine Articles ye xvijth day of Octoberiiijd
It'm pd for ye deliu'y of or bill into ye Court ye xxviijth of octoberiiijd
It'm paid to Thomas williamson for iiij dayes worke in the Churche lane At viijd ye dayijs viijd
It'm paid vnto Oliver for seelinge (fn. 34) ye northe windowexijd
It'm paid vnto Oliver ye xvijth day of November for ringinge At ye Chaunge of her Maties Raigniiijs
It'm for ijli of Candles ye same nightvjd
It'm pd for a quier of paperiiijd
It'm pd for ye deliu'y of or bill into ye Archdeacon his Court ye xvth day of Decemberiiijd
It'm pd for or Dynn's ye same dayiiijs viijd
It'm pd for x loodes of gravell to lay in ye Churche lanevjs viijd
It'm pd for carryinge of ye same gravell into ye lanexxd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for settinge vpp of A forme And for mendinge of ij pewes ye xxiijth of Decemberxviijd
It'm pd vnto william waters for makeinge cleane of ye harnesxs
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for kepeinge of ye clockevjs viijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm pd vnto him for kepeinge of ye clocke And for oyle to itxxijd
It'm pd for washinge of ye Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm pd for greese for ye bells iijd & for bromes iiijdvijd
It'm pd for holley And Ivie for ye Churchexvjd
It'm pd vnto Nicholas Bedworth Scr' for ingrossinge of this or booke & for writinge of ye gatheringe bookexvs
It'm pd for A supper for ye maisters of ye p'ishe At ye giveinge vpp of this or Accoumptxxs
Some of this their Mighelmas q'ter isvli xvjs jd
Som'e Totall of or seconde yeares Receiptes Amounteth vnto ye some ofxxxli vijd ob'.
Some Totall of our paymtes in this our seconde yeare Amounteth vnto the some ofxxiiijli xviijs viijd
And so remayneth in or handes redie to be deliu'ed vnto the newe Churchewardens At the giveinge vpp of this our Accoumpte, this p'nt sonday the xviijth of ffebruary, 1581 the some ofvli js xjd ob'

Made And examyned ye day And yeare Abouesaid by the mrs of the p'ishe hereunder named

[Signed]
p' me xp'oforu' Heyward
vicariu'
Thom's ffowler
John Colbrand
Wylly'm downes
william [mark] waters
John [mark] Earpe.
Peter [mark] Tonney
franc' haecks David [mark] Powell
thomas browne
John [mark] Trott
Cornelius [mark] Godfry.

Footnotes

1 The total (84) is above the average.
2 Coppyn (R.)
3 Byrkott (R.)
4 Should be "Buried."
5 Wheatley (R.)
6 Daughter of John Knolden (R.)
7 Henshawe (R.)
8 Hill (R.)
9 Canve (R.)
10 First mention in these accounts. According to a map made in 27 Eliz. this stretched westward as far as St. Martin's Lane.
11 Hubbarde Clynton (R.)
12 Sprowse (R.)
13 Tho: Coggan de Charde in Comitate Somersett (R.)
14 Tho: up Richarde (R.)
15 Richard Hampden had been Parish Clerk till October, 1577, when the post was given to Richard Forrest, who agreed to pay 28s. a year as a pension for his predecessor (Vestry Minutes). The first of these payments is recorded on p. 304, Lady Day Quarter, 1578.
16 Morris-pike, a large pike (Halliwell).
17 A favourite place for tournaments, reviews and musters (London Past and Present).
18 The earthquake, which damaged St. Paul's, occurred in April 1580. An "order of prayer and other exercises, upon Wednesdayes and Frydayes, to avert...God's wrath from us...threatned by the late...earthquake," was issued by authority.
19 Hook.
20 i.e. fastening leather covers on the clappers for tolling (N. and Q., 9th S., vi, 276, 394), or perhaps simply re-weighting the clappers.
21 9 cwt. 1 qr. 6 lbs.
22 In 1588 he became parish clerk.
23 Large nails.
24 New pews.
25 Clasps.
26 qy. Cave; Register has Canve, cf. note 1, p. 317.
27 qy. Avice Cannon (R.)
28 "yt was night or her grace cam over beyond Sent Gylles in the feld by Colman hege." (vide p. 267, Diary of Henry Machyn, Camden Society, 1847).
29 Raskell (R.)
30 Wyesmith (R.)
31 The total (about 110) is very considerably above normal. The Ratebook contains several references to "searchers," showing that the plague was in the parish.
32 Result of the Recusancy Act of 23 Eliz.
33 Baldrick.
34 Plastering.