Accounts
December 1593 - December 1595

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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457-475

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'Accounts: December 1593 - December 1595', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 457-475. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81909 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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December 1593 - December 1595

The accompte of Henry Johnson and Robert Occlesonne Churchwarde's of the p'ishe of Sainct Martine in the feildes in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and appointed by the vicar with the whole assent and consent of the maisters of ye same p'ishe in vestrie for the space of twoo whole yeares Comensinge at ye feast of ye Beirth of our Lord god, 1593, and endinge at ye like feast in the yeare of our Lord 1595. and in ye Eight and Thirtith yeare of the Reign of or sou'eign Ladie Elizabeth ye Queenes Matie yt nowe is. Aswell for Receiptes as paymentes by them receaved and paid as in this their accoumpte more p'ticularly ensueth.

The said accomptantes chardge them selves with ye Receipt of xxxiijs iiijd wch they receaved of Patericke Dirricke and Henry Russell ye last Churchwardens at their enteraunce into their officexxxiijs. iiijd.
Item Receaved for the Clerke and Sextons wages And for pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churche As by their gatheringe booke more p'ticularly appearethxjli. xvs. xd.
It'm receaved for half of the Token money in this our first yearxlixs. vd.
It'm receaved of m' Marke Styward for one yeares rent for ye howse ou' the Churche Lanexiijs. iiijd.
It'm receaved of ye vestrie at ij seu'all tymes (fn. 1) vli. xijs. iiijd.
Sum'—xxijli. iiijs. iijd.

Receiptes for burialls knelles and suche like in this or first yeare as followeth

[1593 Christmas q'te'Item the xxvjth was buried Michaell Jenever coffinevjd
December.It'm ye same Day was buried a poore man out of ye feildesni'l
January.It'm the first was buried Dorothie yate from knightsbridgeni'l
It'm the vth was buried Elizabeth Dod from Shakespeares (fn. 2) for ye cloth xxd coffine vjd & knell vjdijs viijd
p It'm the xiijth was buried Agnes Blackeborneni'l
It'm the xixth was buried katherin Manfeildni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Elizabeth Raymentni'l
It'm the xxjth was buried Jeames Corneweni'l
It'm the xxijth was buried Elizabeth Palm' for the Cloth knell And pealesiijs iiijd
It'm ye xxvijth was buried Anthony Jackesonni'l
It'm the xxixth was buried Thomas Norwood cloth & knellxiiijd

The first yeares Receiptes

Christmas quarter .1593.

ffebruary.Item the ixth was buried Joice white from mrs Ruffes knelliiijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Elizabeth Subbes for cloth knell & pealesiijs
It'm the xxjth was buried John Blackeborne cloth & knellviijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Mawdlyn Bellowesni'l
Marche.It'm the thirde was buried a poore boy out of ye feildni'l
It'm the iiijth was buried Richard Blith cloth & knellxijd
It'm the vth was buried Jeames walker from knightsbridgeni'l
It'm the xijth was buried Thomas Hathaway worst clothijd
It'm the xvijth was buried Guy Leedes best cloth & knellijs
Some quarter—xiiijs. xd.

Burialls in or Ladie Day quarter .1594.

Marche .1594.Item the xxviijth was buried Thomas Hatton cloth & knellvjd
p It'm ye xxxth was buried David Palm' from m' Danielstons coffine & knellxijd
Aprill.It'm the vjth was buried Jerom kelke fro' m' woodlockes cloth & coffinexviijd
It'm the vijth was buried Anne Drakeni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried Nicholas Litheby from Merickesni'l
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Richard Dymbleby for the afternones knell cloth coffine and pealesiijs vjd
It'm the xxvth was buried Richard Bateson from m' Maiors worst clothijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Susan westni'l
May.It'm the thirde was buried Hughe Goffe from Moatesni'l
It'm the xjth was buried mrs mary Leasure al'is Littleton in the Quier for ye cloth afternones knell & pealesvs
It'm the same Day was buried Barbara Burshowe m' Spilmans s'u'nt at Dartford in .kent. for ye cloth knell And peales hereijs vjd
June.It'm the xjth was buried william Bell m' Grenes s'u'nt for ye cloth xxd coffine vjd And knell—ijdijs iiijd
Some quarter—xvjs. vjd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' quarte' .1594.

June.Item the xxviijth was buried mrs ffraunc's Hedworth for the grounde in the Churche vjs viijd knell and peales xvjdviijs
July.It'm the secounde was buried Elizabeth Gale coffinevjd
It'm the thirde was buried Katherin Morris cloth & pealesxvjd
It'm the vijth was buried George Drewe thelderni'l
It'm the viijth was buried from Brownes at ye Brickehills (fn. 3) John white for ye best cloth xxd & knell iiijdijs
It'm the xxijth was buried Peter Gover for ye cloth knell and pealesiijs
It'm the xxiiijth was buried a Chrisome of Dirricke hackesni'l
It'm the same day was buried Elizabeth Rowlandsonni'l
It'm the xxxjth was buried Marias Scolesni'l
August.It'm the xiijth was buried John Jackesonni'l
It'm the xiiijth was buried [Guilielmus] winter cloth & knellvjd
It'm the same Day was buried Thomas Hearne coffinevjd
p It'm the xvijth was buried Elizabeth Shotfourd (fn. 4) for ye Cloth grave and knellijs iiijd
It'm ye same Day was buried Anne Slowmanni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Richard Townesend from Tho: Dawsons for ye cloth and Coffinexviijd
It'm the xxjth was buried Lewis winkefeild for ye ground in the Churchevjs
It'm ye xxxth was butied Joane Austen coffinevjd
September.It'm the iiijth was buried Elizabeth Robinson for ye Coffine cloth and knellxxd
It'm ye vijth was buried Rose ffreeborne from ye Tennys court at whitehall for ye cloth xxd ye Afternones knell xiiijd ye coffine vjd iij peales xijdiiijs iiijd
It'm ye viijth was buried mary woodcrofte coffinevjd
It'm ye ixth was buried Alice Clerke cofine vjd ye knell xiiijd ye cloth xijd & ij peales viijd.iijs iiijd
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Cicell Peacocke ye groundvs
It'm the xxvijth was buried Peter woortes for ye cloth xxd ye grave vjd knell And peales xijdiijs ijd
Some quarter—xliiijs. ijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1594.

October. 1594.Item the iiijth was buried a Chrisome of wm westesni'l
It'm the vijth was buried Margarett Hooker for the cloth And knellxvjd
It'm ye xxviijth was buried [blank] wm Rices s'u'nteni'l
It'm the xxxjth was buried Susan Palm' from Danielstonsni'l
November.It'm the vjth was buried Rob't winckefeild for ye grounde in the Churche And for ye knellvjs
It'm the viijth was buried a poore woman fro' Eberyni'l
It'm the ixth was buried Peter Cornelius coffinevjd
It'm the xiijth was buried Anne M'shallni'l
It'm the xvth was buried John Brodebancke for the Cloth knell And pealesiijs vjd
It'm the xvjth was buried Ellyn Nicholas for the Cloth And knellviijd
It'm the xvijth was buried Cornelius whiteni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Henry Reddith for the Cloth And knellijs
It'm the same Day was buried william kellocke for ye grounde in the Churche vjs viijd for ye cloth xxd for ye knell And peales xvjdxs
It'm ye xxjth was buried Elizabeth Collinsni'l
December.It'm the viijth was bured in ye Chauncell Theophilus wms (fn. 5) ni'l
It'm the ixth was buried Thomasine Harman for the grounde in ye Churche vjs viijd the cloth xiiijd the afternones knell xiiijd & ye iij peales xijdxs
It'm the xxth was buried katherin Maleport cloth and knellvjd
It'm ye xxxth was buried in ye Chauncell Rob't williams the sonne of John williams or then Curatni'l
Some quarter—xxxiiijs. vjd.
Some gen'all of ye receiptes for burialls isvli. xs.
Some gen'all of this whole yeares receiptes isxxvijli. xiiijs. iijd.

The said accomptantes Demaunde allowaunce for ymploymentes and Chardges by them paid and Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche and other ordinary and extraordinary Chardges in this their first yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quart' .1593.

Item paid the thyrd Day of ffebruary for candeles At ye receipt of our accoumpt & at other tymes at ye metinge of ye vestrieiiijd
It'm pd for settinge on of a fore finger on Sir Amyas Powletes picture (fn. 6) xijd
It'm pd for swearinge of or sidemen and our selvesiijs iiijd
It'm pd for our Dynn's & ye sidmen ye same Dayxvjs viijd
It'm pd for washinge of the Surplusvjd
It'm pd for a newe biblexxxs
It'm pd for newe coveringe of a Comunion Bookeijs vjd
It'm pd for ij Bookes of thanckes giveinge for her Matie (fn. 7) xijd
It'm pd for the olde Churchwardens beinge p'sented before m' Doctor Stanhope for not havinge a pulpett cloth (fn. 8) xs
It'm pd vnto Robt fforrest (fn. 9) by the Maisters Directionxxxs
It'm pd for newe hose and Doblet for Edwarde Thrasher at his bindinge vnto Dawson the Joyn'xs
It'm pd for newe hose And shoes for himijs vjd
It'm pd wth him vnto his mr by yo' owne consentsxxs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for ye bourd of ye said Edward Thrasheriiijs
It'm pd ye xvth of m'che for p'sentinge our quarter billvjd
It'm pd ye xixth of m'che for Ringinge At her maties Comynge to ye Lord Chamb'lains and At her remove from white hall to grenewchijs
It'm pd vnto Nicholas Bedworth Clerke for Indentures And bondes At ye bindinge of ye Childeriniiijs
It'm pd vnto the Clerke And Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for kepeinge ye Clockexxd
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke And bellsvjd
It'm pd for Bromes for ye Churchevjd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge cleane ye laneijs vjd
Some paymentes in this our Christmas quarter isviijli. xiijs. vjd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladie Day q'ter .1594.

Item paid vnto John Bellowes for mendinge of the Quier Dore and for takeinge Downe of the table standinge in ye gallery & for settinge of it against the wallxijd
It'm paid vnto him for a leaner for mrs Anne Cookes pewe & for Brackettes and nailesxijd
It'm pd vnto him for a hindge for ye seate where mr vicar reades s'uiceiiijd
It'm pd ye xxiijth Day of Aprill at ye Archdeacons visitac'on for a booke of Articles And for eu'y (fn. 10) of our oathesijs vjd
It'm pd for or Dynn's & ye sidemens ye same Dayxs iiijd
It'm pd for iij yardes And iij q'ters of blacke velvett for a cloth for ye pulpett (fn. 11) & for ffrindge & Buckeram—iiijli & for ye fflowers theron ymbrodered—xxiiijsvli iiijs
It'm paid vnto Richard Gibbes for a stay for ye pulpet Deskeiijs
It'm pd vnto him for hookes & naylesiiijd
It'm pd vnto John Slater for iij Dayes worke & A half in repayringe the Tylinge of ye Churcheiiijs viijd
It'm paid for iij Dayes worke & A half for his manijs xjd
It'm for iiijc of plaine tilesvjs
It'm for xxxtie ridge tilesiijs viijd
It'm for C of lyme iijs and for a loade of Sand xijdiiijs
It'm pd ye first of may for mendinge ye key of ye west Churche Dorexvjd
It'm pd the vijth of may for ringinge at her maties comynge to Lambeth & ye xjth goinge from thence to wymbletonijs
It'm pd the xiiijth of may vnto henry Turvin for ij bell ropes And iij Balriggesvs viijd
It'm pd for makinge of ye p'ishon's Drincke At or comynge from the p'ambulac'on and for ringingevs
It'm pd for p'sentinge or Aunswer vnto ye Aforesaid booke of articlesxvjd
It'm pd the xvth of June for p'sentinge or quarter billviijd
It'm pd ye xxiijth of June vnto ye Clerke & Sexton for their wagesxxxs
It'm pd for keepeinge of ye clocke xxd & for oyle & bromes xijdijs viijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge cleane of ye laneijs vjd
Sum'—ixli. xiiijs. xjd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1594.

Item paid the fourth Day of July vnto John Bellowes for makeinge of the Deske to lay Bookes on before m' vicar and for stufijs
It'm paid him for mendinge of ye whelebarroweiiijd
It'm paid vnto Henry Turvyn the xxviijth Day of August for Bell ropes weyinge xvjli & a half at iijd the powndiiijs jd ob'
It'm paid for ringinge the vijth of September beinge her Maties Beirth Dayiijs
It'm paid the xvth of September for p'sentinge our quarter bill viijd
It'm paid the xxth of the same for ij hookes to hange ye ladders onvjd
It'm paid vnto Bartlett the glasier for a Doble Iron Casemt ou' mrColbrandes seate and for settinge of it into ye wallvs
It'm paid vnto Slater ye xxviijth of Septemb' for pavinge of iij gravesiijs
It'm paid ye same Day vnto the Clerke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm paid the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm paid for keepeinge the Clockexxd
It'm paid for oyle for the Clocke And Bells and for broomes for the Churchexijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge cleane the laneijs vjd
Some paymentes—liijs, ixd. ob'.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1594.

Item paid the xvjth of October At the Chauncellors visitac'on for a booke of Articlesijs
It'm pd for our Dynn's and the Sidemens ye same Dayxs iijd
It'm paid for a quier of paperiiijd
It'm pd the xvth of the same moneth for ringinge At her Maties Comynge to Som'set howsexijd
It'm pd vnto m' Clerke for a Doble boult for ye vth bell ijs And for a great band to the same xvjdiijs iiijd

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1594.

Item pd for Ringinge on ye xvijth Day of November beinge the Day of her Maties Coronac'on (fn. 12) vjs
It'm paid for a pound of Candlesiiijd
It'm pd for Ringinge the xxvijth Day at her Maties remove from white hall to Som'set howse And at her Departure from thence to grenewch the xjth of Decemberijs
It'm paid for writinge of our Booke of ye Straungers (fn. 13) names wch was Deliu'ed to the Justicesvs
It'm paid the xvth of December for p'sentinge o' q't' Billviijd
It'm pd vnto Slater for paveinge of iijor gravesiijs
It'm pd ye xxiiijth of December vnto ye Clerke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm pd him for keepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke And Bells & for bromes for the Churchexijd
It'm pd for holly Ivie rosemary & Bayesxvjd
It'm pd for a Duste baskettiiijd
It'm pd for washinge of the Churche Clothesvjs viijd
It'm pd vnto m' Clerke for lookeing vnto ye Clocke ye yeare vjs viijd
It'm pd him for xxiijtie great nailesvjd
It'm pd Abraham Leedes for lookeinge vnto ye Armoryxs
It'm pd vnto Bartlett ye glasier for repayringe ye glasse this yeareviijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye lane ijs vjd
Some quarter—vli. ijs. vijd.
Sume Totall of this o' first yeares paymtes isxxvjli. iiijs. ixd. ob'.

The said accomptantes Henry Johnson & Robert Occlesonne their secound yeares accoumpte comensinge at the feast of ye Beirth of o' Lord god 1594 And endinge at the like feast 1595 aswell of Receiptes as paymentes by them receaved & paid as followeth

Receiptes

Item Receaved towardes the Clerke & Sextons wages and for pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churche As by their gatheringe Booke appearethxjli. xviijs. vjd.
It'm Receaved for half of ye Token moneylviijs. ijd.
It'm Receaved of mr Marke Styward for one whole yeares rent for ye howse ou' ye Churche lanexiijs. iiijd.
S'm—xvli. xs.

Receiptes for Burialls knells And suche like in this our Christmas quarter .1594.

January.It'm the xjth was buried a Chrisome of Thomas ffovellni'l
It'm the xiijth was buried Jeffery Nevell for ye cloth xxd And knell iiijdijs
It'm the xixth was buried Thomas Palm' from Stacies worst cloth And knellvjd
It'm the xxjth was buried william Atkinsonni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried william kingeni'l
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Agnes Grene from Andrew Brigges for ye knell iiijd, cloth ijd & peale iiijdxd
It'm the same Day was buried Henry Mellis from knightsbridge worst cloth ijd & knell iiijdvjd

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter .1594.

ffebruary.Item the third was buried a Chrisome of Tho: Johnsonsni'l
It'm the vth was buried a Chrisome of Tho: Langfordesni'l
It'm the xviijth was buried Elizabeth keame a Chrisome for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd & for one peale iiijdvijs
It'm the xxth was buried John wyatt from mr Horsmans at Hide p'ke worst clothijd
It'm the xxjth was buried Henry Scolesni'l
It'm the xxijth was buried mrs Elizabeth ffowler (fn. 14) for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd the cloth xxd ye Afternones knell xiiijd the iiijor peales xvjdxs xd
It'm the xxiijth was buried John Topleyni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Elizabeth Sollowayni'l
It'm the xxvijth was buried Joane williamson Coffinevjd
It'm the same Day was buried poore Barnabie Downingeni'l
It'm the same Day was buried Roger Saunders worst clothijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Elizabethe Clerke from knightsbridge hospitall for ye cloth And knellxvjd
Marche.It'm the third was buried Adam willisonni'l
It'm the xijth was buried Anthony Barnes from ye Tilt Yarde for the cloth And knellxvjd
It'm the xiijth was buried Lewis Morris from ye Mill for the Cloth And knellxvjd
It'm the xviijth was buried Rob't Langley for ye afternones knell cloth grave And pealesiijs iiijd
1595It'm ye xxvjth was buried John Pagett for the Cloth & knellvjd
It'm the same Day was buried Joane Johnes for ye Cloth & knelliiijd
It'm the xxvijth Day was buried John worsley (fn. 15) for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd ye Cloth xvjd ye Afternones knell xijd and the iij peales xijdxs
Some quarter—xls. viijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladie Day quarter .1595.

Aprill. (fn. 18) Item ye first was buried At ye Savoy widdowe Chambers clothxijd
It'm the vjth was buried [Henricus] Danyell coffinevjd
It'm the vijth was buried walter Paxson (fn. 16) ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried John Langton worst cloth & knellvjd
It'm the xiijth was buried Anne Hannam for ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd Cloth xxd knell xiiijd & iij peales xijdxs vjd
It'm the xiiijth was buried Eme kellett cloth and knellxviijd
It'm the same Day was buried Robert Berridge for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd ye knell & peale xdvijs vjd
It'm the xvth was buried from mr Balletts xp'ian Smith knelliiijd
It'm the same Day was buried ffraunc's Hibborne from ffather Moothes for ye Cloth And knellvjd
It'm the xxjth was buried John Gibson coffinevjd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Rebecca Brett coffinevjd
It'm the same Day was buried [blank] fro' gatleys wo'st clothijd
It'm the xxvjth was buried Thomas Deax best clothxxd
It'm the xxixth was buried Rob't Gale for ye cloth grave & knellijs vjd
It'm the xxxth was buried Simon williams worst clothijd
May.It'm the secound was buried wm wood for the cloth & knellvjd
It'm the vijth was buried Betteris Nevell for ye best cloth xxd ye knell iiijd & Coffine vjdijs vjd
It'm the xth was buried ffraunc's Gibson from Allyns wo'st clothijd
It'm the xxixth was buried m' Thomas ffowler (fn. 17) for the ground vjs viijd thafternones knell xiiijd the cloth xxd the iiijor peales xvjdxs xd
June.It'm the vjth was buried mary Manfeild for ye Cloth grave And knellxvjd
It'm the xixth was buried Joane varnam cloth & knellvjd
It'm the xxiijth was buried John Stanleyni'l
Sum' quarter—xliijs. viijd.

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1595.

June.Item the xxxth was buried Margery Rob'ts out of ye Covent garden for ye best cloth xxd and knell iiijdijs
July.It'm the vjth was buried Anne Preist Cloth And graveijs ijd
It'm the xiiijth was buried william Ballett for ye Coffine vjd And ij peales viijdxiiijd
It'm the xvth was buried John Varnamni'l
August.It'm the iiijth was buried [Elyzab.] wo'lington cloth And knellxviijd
It'm the vth was buried katherin Baker Coffinevjd
It'm the xth was buried Henry hichmore fro' knightsbridgeni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Richard Jones gent for ye ground in the Churche thafternones knell And pealesxs viijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Thomas Bevan for ye cloth & knellijs ijd
It'm the xvth was buried Elizabeth woodsheireni'l
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Jonas Robsonni'l
September.It'm the secounde was buried Richard Garnett for the Cloth xxd the knell iiijd and ye peale iiijdijs iiijd
It'm the iiijth was buried Josephe Bell m' Langleys s'u'nt of her Maties garn' whoe was Drowned in Swyminge, for the Cloth And knellvjd
It'm the xjth was buried John Colbrand (fn. 19) Esquie' Carpenter to her Matie for ye ground vjs viijd the Cloth xxd ye afternones knell xiiijd & iiijor peales—xvjdxs xd
It'm the xiijth was buried Elizabeth wright cloth & knellvjd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried a Chrisome of william Jones wthin Portersni'l
Some quarter—xxxiiijs. iiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1595.

October.Item the thyrd was buried Edward Makyn (fn. 20) cloth & knellvjd
It'm the vth was buried Roger Ridley Coffinevjd
It'm the same Day was buried katherin Deane cloth & knellvjd
It'm the xijth was buried Gilb't Devorickeni'l
It'm the xvijth was buried Nathaniell Oldisworth for ye ground in the Churche And knellvijs
It'm the xixth was buried Mawdlyn Deaxe for ye Cloth knell graue And pealesiijs xd
It'm the xxvjth was buried from wm Pennes katherin Deane widdowe for ye Coffine And knellviijd
November.It'm ye first was buried Rob't Cradocke whoe was slaine by wm grene, & he Also grene, for ye ground knell & pealesixs vjd
It'm ye xviijth was buried Rosamound Pooleni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried mrs Agatha Mynne for ye ground in the Churche Cloth knell And pealesixs vjd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Isabell Goodacaresni'l
It'm the xxxth was buried Maryan Combestockeni'l
December.It'm the vjth was buried Elizabeth harrison from mrs Ruffes worst clothijd
Some quarter—xxxijs. ijd
Some Totall of this our secound yeares burialls isvijli. xs. xd.
Sume gen'all of ye receiptes in this our secound yeare isxxiijli. xd.

The said accomptantes Demaunde allowance for ymploymentes and Chardges by them paid and Disbursed for the vse of ye Churche and other ordinary and extraordinary Chardges in this their secound yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1594.

Item paid the xxxth of January for ringinge At her Maties Comynge to ye Lord Threasurers to ye Earle of Darbies (fn. 21) weddinge And at her Departure from thence ye fyrst of ffebruaryijs
It'm paid for A newe gate for ye east Churchyard dore And for locke key hinges And naylesxxjs vjd
It'm paid vnto Henry Turvin ye iiijth of ffebruary for iij bell ropes weyinge xiijli at iijd the poundiijs iijd
It'm paid ye xviijth of ffebruary for ringinge At her Maties Comynge to ye Lord of Canterburies And at her maties remove to Sct Jeames & from thence to whitehalliijs
It'm pd the xth Day of m'che for p'sentinge of our quarter Billviijd
It'm pd the xiiijth of m'che to Richard Gibson for a locke And a key to ye Belfrie Dorexxd
It'm pd the xxiiijth of m'che vnto ye Clerke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm pd vnto him for keepinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke & bells & for Bromesxijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge cleane ye laneijs vjd
It'm pd vnto him for mendinge of the pewes & iij formes And for bourdes nayles & workemanshippevs iiijd
It'm pd for writinge of a newe gatheringe booke for this or secound yeareijs
It'm pd vnto m' Jesper & m' Russell in ye behalf of the Churche towardes ye suite for triall of ye Comons (fn. 22) xs
Sume of ye paymtes in ye or xp'mas q'ter isiiijli. iiijs. vijd.

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in our Ladie Day quarter .1595.

Item pd vnto Slater ye xiijth Day of Aprill for coveringe ij gravesijs
It'm pd vnto Stockedale the xxviijth of Aprill for covering's of ye sainct's Bell frame wth newe bourdes & for his workemanshippe therofxs
It'm pd ye third of may at her maties remove to grenewchxijd
It'm pd for a booke of Articles ye xiiijth of may At ye Archdeacons visitac'on And for newe swearinge of vs & our sidemenijs vjd
It'm pd for our Dynn's & the sidemens ye same dayixs vjd
It'm pd for ringinge ye xxviijth & xxixth of may beinge or p'ambulac'on Dayes & for makeinge of ye p'ishon's Drincke At or comynge homevs
It'm pd ye xiiijth of June for p'sentinge of or quarter billviijd
It'm pd ye xxth of June vnto Bellowes for a Doble quarter & for nayles aboute ye translatinge of ye old Collectors (fn. 23) pewexiiijd
It'm pd him for iij Dayes worke aboute ye same & for mendinge of iij formesiijs
It'm pd ye xxiijth of June to ye Clerke & Sexton for their quarter wagesxxxs
It'm pd the Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm pd him for oyle for ye Clocke & Bells And for Broomesxijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge cleane ye laneijs vjd
Some of ys or Ladie Day q'ter is—iijli. xs.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1595.

Item pd ye xviijth of August At her Maties Comynge to white hall & At her remove from thence to Nonesuche (fn. 24) ye xxjthijs
It'm pd ye xxth of August for a booke of orders at Sct Clemtesvs
It'm pd ye iiijth of September vnto Henry Turvyn for ij Balrigges vs And for ij bell ropes weyinge xiijli, iijs iijdviijs iijd
It'm pd ye vijth of September for ringinge beinge her Maties Birth Dayiijs
It'm pd the xvth of Septemb' vnto ffoster for p'sentinge or quarter billviijd
It'm pd vnto Slater ye xxvjth for pavinge of ij gravesijs
It'm pd for a quier of paperiiijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clerke & Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for kepeinge ye Clocke xxd & for oyle & bromes xijdijs viijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye laneijs vjd
It'm pd for mendinge one of ye Church gate lockesijd
Sume quarter—lvjs. vijd.

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1595.

Item paid for ringinge at sondrie tymes as ye Lord Bishoppe of London went to & from ye Cittie in his first visitac'on (fn. 25) vjs
It'm pd ye xiijth of October when his Lordshippe Did visite At white chappell for a booke of Articles & for newe swearinge of vs And ye sidemenijs vjd
It'm pd then to one of his Lo: men for a p'nt Aunswer vnto the same Bookexviijd
It'm pd for or Dynn's And ye sidmen tendinge aboute ye same busenis all yt Dayxijs iijd
It'm pd ye xth of November for ij Bell roopes And a balriggeiiijs
It'm pd the xiiijth of November At her Maties Comynge to white hall And at her goinge from thence ye xxvijthijs
It'm pd for ringinge ye xvijth Day beinge ye Day of her Maties Coronac'onvjs
It'm pd ye same Day for a pound of candlesiiijd
It'm pd vnto mr Clerke for mendinge of ye great Bell clapp'xvjd
It'm pd for makeinge of a booke of p'sentmt vnto the Lord Thr'er of such gent' of Accoumpt as lay in this p'ishe against Christmas havinge their liveinge elswhereviijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for mendinge of the frame of ye great Bell for ye Clocke hamm' to rest onxijd
It'm pd ye secound of December for puttinge in of our Aunswer vnto ye Lord Bishoppes booke of Articles to ym respited till then for full & c'taine Aunswerijs
It'm pd for Diginge spreadinge & carriage of x loades of gravell laid At Covent garden wallijs
It'm pd for writinge ye names of suche poore in ye p'ishe As weare to receaue her maties benevolence (fn. 26) a gainst Christmas. Deliu'ed to ye Lord Thr'erxijd
It'm pd vnto Jonas Robson ye vincten' for wyne wch was fetcht for ye monthlie Comu'ions At Dyu's tymesxxxs
It'm pd vnto ye head Constable mr Patricke Dirricke for wheate for ye p'vision of her maties Shippes (fn. 27) xxxijs

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1595.

Item paid ye xiiijth of December vnto ffoster ye Apparrator for p'sentinge our q'ter Bill to mr Doctor Creakexviijd
It'm pd ye xviijth Day vnto Bellowes for seu'inge (fn. 28) of mr vicars pewe, And mrs Anne Cookes pewe mendinge, And for mendinge of other pewes for stuf and woorkemanshippeiijs iiijd
It'm paid the xixth and xxiijth of Decemb' at her maties comynge to white hall & goinge from thenceijs
It'm pd the xxiiijth vnto Slater for paveinge of iiijor gravesiiijs
It'm paid vnto the Clerke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm paid vnto the Sexton for quarters wagesxs
It'm paid him for keepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm paid for oyle for ye Clocke & Bells & for bromesxijd
It'm pd for hollie, Ivie, rosemary & Bayesxvjd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge cleane ye laneijs vjd
It'm pd vnto mr Clerke for lookeinge vnto ye Clocke ye yearevjs viijd
It'm pd him for roundinge of the great bell clapper (fn. 29) vjd
It'm pd vnto Abraham Leedes for keepeinge ye Armoryxs
It'm pd for washinge of the Churche Clothesvjs viijd
It'm pd vnto Richard Bartlett ye glasier for repayringe ye glasse aboute ye Churcheviijs
It'm pd vnto Nicholas Bedworth for writinge & ingrossinge of this or accoumpt & for writinge of the Inventaries And gatheringe Bookexxs
It'm pd for a supper for ye maisters at ye giveinge vpp of this our accoumptxxs
Sume quarter—xjli. iijs. ixd.
Sume Totall of this or secounde yeares paymtes isxxjli. xiiijs. xjd.
Some gen'all of the Receiptes in theis our twoe yeares islli. xvs. jd.
Some gen'all of the paymentes in theis our twoe yeares isxlvijli. xixs. viijd. ob'.
And so remaynes in our handes more then we haue laid out wch we are readie to Deliu' ye sume oflvs. iiijd. ob'.
Examyned and allowed by the maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder named the viijth Day of ffebruary 1595 Annoq' R. R. Elizabeth Tricesimo octauo and the Chardge by them comitted vnto ye newe Churchwardenswilliam Portington & william Ballett.

[Signed]
T. Knyght
Richard wodlock
Symone Greene
Edward Stylkragg
Matthy Clarck
patricke [P. D.] Dirricke
Henry Russell
Richard [R. A.] Aucocke
Anthony Harris
Jeames [mark] wallers m'ke.
Will'm Beuan
Dirrik Helden
Wyll'm Jespar

Footnotes

1 These payments are recorded in the Vestry Minutes for March, 1593–4. £2 12s. 4d. was the balance from money collected to "sett forthe the soldiers"; £3 was the balance of money received for "visited" houses.
2 The Shakespeares of this parish and of the parish of St. Clement Danes are fully dealt with by Mrs. C. C. Stopes in the Athenœum (June 16, 1900).
3 In a list of lands claimed for Commons in 1575 (written in the Vestry Minutes) is "the brykkill."
4 Shackforde (R.)
5 cf. 30 Dec. below.
6 vide note 2, p. 403.
7 Thanksgiving for the preservation of the Queen "from the bloody treacheries and devilish devices of desperate men,n i.e. Lopez and others.
8 vide the second item on p. 451 and the sixth on p. 463.
9 Formerly Parish Clerk, vide note, p. 455. The Vestry Minutes do not contain any record of this order.
10 Every [one], i.e. of the churchwardens' and sidemen's oaths.
11 cf. note 3, p. 462.
12 Accession.
13 cf. pp. 200, 209, 234 (note 2), 239, 349.
14 vide note 2, p. 468.
15 Messenger to Queen Elizabeth. "He gave to be paid yeerely upon each Christmas Day, during the Space of 21 Yeeres, 15 Shillings to the Poor" of this parish. (Monumental inscription in Seymour's History of London.)
16 Faxson (R.)
17 Comptroller and Paymaster of the works to Queens Mary and Elizabeth. He left a perpetual annuity of £2 to the poor. He married and survived three wives. Aug. 25th, 1575, Mrs. Ellen Fowler was buried; he married Margaret on Nov. 17th of the same year; she was buried on April and, 1590; on the 29th of the same month he married his third wife, Elizabeth; she was buried on Feb. 22nd, 1595 (N. S.), and Fowler followed her to the grave on May 29th. (Vide Registers, Harleian Society, and inscription from his monument, quoted in Seymour's History of London).
18 Not in the Register.
19 A vestrie ma' (R.)
20 Meakins (R.)
21 Wm. Stanley, sixth Earl, succeeded his brother in the title in April 1594; he married Eliz. De Vere, daughter of the Earl of Oxford. Burghley was Lord Treasurer at this time.
22 vide Stow's Survey of London (edited by Strype), Book VI, Survey of Westminster, pp. 78–9. The trouble began on August 1st, 1592. Lansdowne MSS., 71, No. 22 (Brit. Mus.) contains the same information.
23 Of the Poor Rate.
24 Near Epsom.
25 Richard Fletcher succeeded Bishop Aylmer in 1595.
26 Probably refers to the usual yearly gift of 30s. paid by the Queen's Almoner.
27 vide p. 477 (4th item). Preparation for Essex's expedition to Cadiz in 1596.
28 Severing.
29 cf. note 2, p. 320.