Declared Accounts, 1704-5
Wine Licences

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'Declared Accounts, 1704-5: Wine Licences', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. CCCXXXVII-CCCXXXVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84783 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Wine Licences

Declared Accounts : Wine Licences.
Pipe 3183.
Nicholas Fenn, Thomas Lake, John Harwood, Robert Lowndes and Thomas Goodall, Commissioners and Agents for granting Licences for retailing Wines.
For one year ended at Xmas 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains nil : these accomptants being in surplusage 35l. 14s. 0d.
supers depending on several persons for rents of their licences as at the foot of the preceding accompt 6,321 2 2
voluntary charge : viz. old arrears received by these accomptants within the time of this accompt 73 4 4
moneys arising by the rents of Wine licences granted within the time of this accompt 5,303 1 3
agreements for retailing wine without licence in some preceding years and [fines for] others who elapsed their time, etc. being several small sums agreed to be paid by defaulters 113 0 0
Total charge £11,727 3 5
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage 35 14 0
salaries of the Commissioners, Officers and payments for sundry incidents, detailed 1,880 11 7
Money paid into the Exchequer as by tallies detailed 3,100 0 0
Total payments and allowances £5,016 5 7
Remains 6710l. 17s. 10d.
Whereof
l. s. d.
depending on divers persons for so much in arrear and due for licences. [The list gives the name of each licence holder who is in arrear County by County] viz.
Co. Beds. (18 names) 51 0 0
Berks. (30 names) 117 10 0
Bucks. (36 names) 86 15 0
Cambridge (16 names) 42 15 0
Chester (12 names) 27 10 0
Cornwall (15 names) 43 10 0
Cumberland and Westmorland John Stephenson of Newcastle, merchant, for the whole of the said two Counties 40 0 0
Derby (2 names) 3 0 0
Devon (27 names) 273 10 0
Dorset (17 names) 56 0 0
Durham (16 names) 36 15 0
Essex (89 names) 214 15 0
Gloucester (28 names) 97 5 0
Hampshire (45 names) 182 10 0
Hereford (8 names) 15 10 0
Herts. (52 names) 127 15 0
Co. Huntingdon (12 names) 39 0 0
Kent (143 names) 362 17 6
Lancaster (21 names) 41 10 0
Leicester (12 names) 45 5 0
Lincoln (32 names) 87 0 0
Middlesex (110 names) and for London and Liberties (340 names) 668 5 0
Norfolk (48 names) 216 10 0
Northampton (20 names) 78 10 0
Northumberland (24 names) 74 0 0
Nottingham (9 names) 37 15 0
Oxford (20 names) 78 0 0
Rutland (1 name) 1 10 0
Salop (14 names) 54 5 0
Somerset (43 names) 314 17 6
Stafford (13 names) 47 10 0
Suffolk (52 names) 176 15 0
Surrey (176 names) 307 8 9
Sussex (45 names) 123 12 6
Warwick (18 names) 64 0 0
Wilts. (31 names) 103 10 0
Worcester (9 names) 65 15 0
Yorkshire (110 names) 238 10 0
Wales.
Co. Brecknock (3 names) 7 0 0
Denbigh (1 name) 1 10 0
Glamorgan (1 name) 3 0 0
Monmouth (5 names) 16 0 0
Radnor (1 name) 1 0 0
fines agreed with divers persons, named 14 0 0
horse hire and other incidents for the office messengers, detailed 100 0 0
arrears of persons detailed for licences anno 1704 962 6 11
ditto 1703 491 0 0
ditto 1702-1698 495 15 0
Total of supers £6,724 18 2
So these accomptants upon the end and determination of this their accompt for one year ending at Xmas 1705 are in surplusage the sum of 14l. 0s. 4d.
Declared 21 May 1711.