Declared Accounts
Customs, Wines and Vinegar

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Wines and Vinegar', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30: 1716 (1958), pp. CCCXXXIX-CCCXLIX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85266 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Customs, Wines and Vinegar

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 645, ROLL 248 [A.O.1/645/248].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of Customs.

25 December 1715 to 25 December 1716.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors upon the end of the Accompt, in money41,313104
ditto, in bonds16,3766
57,68917
Receipts: money due and payable for the New Impositions on Wines and Vinegar collected or secured within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money
129,5918
ditto, in bonds133192
(total London port 129,725l. 7s.d.)
Outports:
Aberdovey (Robert Owen, money)
0100
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)1576
Beaumaris (Featherstone Nicholson, money)5216
Berwick (George Moor, money)110
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)016
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, in money 27l. 1s.d. and in bonds 663l. 1s.d.)69026
Bridgewater (Nicholas Jefferies, money)1686
Bridlington (John Bower, money)31
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 6,151l. 8s.d. and in bonds 760l. 4s. 11¾d.)6,91113
Bydiford (Thomas Jans, in money 333l. 10s.d. and in bonds 121l. 8s.d.)4541810
Cardigan (John Gwynn, money)116
Carlisle (Richard Gibson, money)201
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money)1,96419
Chichester (Henry Baker, money)08
Cowes (John Dale, money)2613
Deale (Edward Peters, money)302
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, money)6432
Dover (John Ball, money)1,07616
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money)4490
Exeter (William Chamberlain, in money 787l. 13s.d. and in bonds 46l. 2s. 10¼d.)83316
ditto (William Sprye, in money 1,979l. 5s.d. and in bonds 242l. 17s. 7d.)2,2223
Falmouth (William Pye, money)49216
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money)1158
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)2183
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)5,31997
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money)1117
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money)61171
Lanelthy (John Philips, money)14
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 882l. 8s.d. and in bonds 106l. 17s.d.)9896
Looe (John Dyer, money)12184
Lime (Henry Badcock, money)0103
ditto (George Lisle, money)21399
Lynn (Henry Hare, in money 3,928l. 12s.d. and in bonds 2,380l. 4s.d.)6,3081610¾
Milford (William Goodacre, money)165
Minehead (Thomas Blake, in money 11s.d. and in bonds 36l.)3611
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)1,02014
Padstow (William Taylor, money)11411½
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson, in money 305l. 19s.d. and in bonds 237l. 9s.d.)5439
Penzance (Thomas Metcalfe, money)10418
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 486l. 10s.d. and in bonds 175l. 9s.d.)6611911¾
Poole (Henry Baker, money)6618
ditto (Alfrid Lawson, money)3307
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money)921710¾
ditto (John Arnold, money)2367
Poulton (James Chew, money)2240
Rochester (John Pope, money)11311
ditto (Robert Weller, money)689
Rye (James Benn, money)841310¾
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money)15
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)840
Scilly (Lodwick Jackson, money)11911¼
Shoreham (James Lamb, money)2323
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)3,522131
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money)23217
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money)191911¾
Swanzey (William Gwynn, in money 71l. 19s.d. and in bonds 18l. 7s.)906
Truro (Richard Jennings, money)187
Wells (John Keen, money)412
Weymouth (Henry Baker, money)954
ditto (Philip Taylor, money)27220
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, money)4530
Wisbeech (Joseph Ryland, money)1,22918
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money)110
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, money)99612
168,1197
interest on bonds not satisfied in due time:
for these Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Henry Ferne, late Receiver General
192011½
on ditto to 31 July 1712:
Henry Ferne, late Receiver General
9116
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)258
Plymouth (David Morris)25130
11915
on ditto to 31 July 1714:
Henry Ferne, late Receiver General
706
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)383
108101
on ditto from 1 August 1714:
Henry Ferne, late Receiver General
4512
Horatio Walpole and Francis Haws, Receivers General28164
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)6314
Exeter (William Chamberlain)19
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)549
193111
(total for interest on bonds 613l. 17s.d.)
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places:
on these Impositions to 31 July 1710
2,65291
on ditto to 31 July 171282117
on ditto to 31 July 17144547
on ditto from 1 August 17142,18614
6,115810¼
total charge and receipts£232,5381010
Discharge.
Money defalked or discompted to the several Collectors for overpayments on the preceding Accompt4,978192
money remitted to Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and accompted for in their Cash Accompt40,7360
salaries and incident expenses4,08810
repayments upon certificates of damaged goods and over entries, detailed by Collectors and places2,0077
total payments and allowances£51,81017
and so remains180,72713
against which depending on Henry Ferne, late Receiver General:
£s.d.
for the Impositions to 31 July 171072116
for ditto to 31 July 17123652
for ditto to 31 July 171482010
for ditto from 1 August 1714120,8001511
122,7084
and on sundry Receivers and Collectors in England and Wales for money and bonds in their hands at Xmas 1716:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for an Assignment from the Board of Green Cloth
1541211
the King's Remembrancer, for bonds delivered to be prosecuted1,5767
(total 1,731l. 0s.d.)
Outports:
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money)
807511½
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 326l. 14s. 11d. and in bonds 1,199l. 17s. 8d.)1,526127
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money)41511
Chichester (Henry Baker, money)0010
Dover (John Ball, money)42716
Falmouth (William Pye, money)94310½
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money)125
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)1165
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money)7371711¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money)1914
Milford (William Goodacre, money)88147
Rochester (John Pope, money)566
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money)3210
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money)713
Truro (Richard Jennings, money)0510
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, money)31711¾
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Arundel (Nicholas Eveleigh)
2375
Beaumaris (William Lewis)2145
Boston (John Butler)457106
ditto (John Clark)224143
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont)42116
Bristol (John Sansom)6427
Bydiford (Richard Ustick)322187
ditto (John Bolitho)560311
Carlisle (Joseph Sewel)94
Chichester (James Whitwood)1,2431010
ditto (Samuel Bincks)283711½
Cowes (Thomas Cole)71911
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson)15607
Deale (James Smith)8211111¼
ditto (Lancelot Whitehall)834136
Dover (Richard Breton)7,9717
ditto (Robert Breton)3,1701110
Exeter (Charles Orchard)40016
Falmouth (William Peirson)861
ditto (Rawleigh Radford)44171
ditto (Thomson and Jennings)397
Feversham (Charles Sherman)328211¾
ditto (Nicholas Matson)1411½
Fowey (John Dagg)29170
ditto (Thomas Bully)134
Harwich (Robert Meadowes)84
Ilfracombe (John Keir)100
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgman)8149
Leverpoole (Edmond Smith)3879
Milford (Walter Midleton)1,05118
Minehead (Francis Webber)15
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)304
Padstow (Francis Leister)110
ditto (Charles Anderton)130
Penrynn (Edmund Harry)12715
Penzance (John Williams)5395
ditto (Charles Jones)3911
ditto (Richard Score)93
Poole (William Bowles)4734
ditto (George Savile)40514
ditto (William Chamberlain)65411¼
Portsmouth (John Weaver)93063
Rochester (John Moor)21030
Rye (Francis Lightfoot)909
ditto (Robert Manley)1819
ditto (George Shuckburgh)671121
Sandwich (Michael Walford)95710
Southampton (Adam de Cardonel)2,2085
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter)665155
ditto (Matthew Seys)485
Weymouth (Lodwick Jackson)18915
Whitby (Gerrard Fox)73196
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall)31129
ditto (Joseph Sewel)2666
ditto (Warwick Arthur)185
Yarmouth (Thomas Clark)2559
34,5824
for ditto to 31 July 1712:
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money)
397310
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money)92111
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money)863
Chichester (Henry Baker, money)215
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money)197
Dover (John Ball, money)4447
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money)642169
Falmouth (William Pye, money)2214
Faversham (John Smalman, money)2117
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)15311¼
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)004
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money)1,24716
Milford (William Goodacre, money)46411¼
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)110
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson, money)118
Plymouth (David Morris, money)10697
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money)414
Rochester (John Pope, money)371210¼
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)018
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)229
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money)2221
Truro (Richard Jennings, money)1583
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, money)9565
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Aberdovey (John Bevan)
98
Bydiford (Charles Jones)1011910½
Cowes (Thomas Cole)5015
Falmouth (Thomson and Jennings)4014
Fowey (Thomas Bulley)5813
ditto (Thomas Jans)4510¼
Minehead (Francis Webber)6014
Poole (William Chamberlaine)4117
ditto (Thomas Chamberlain)3118
Rye (George Shuckburgh)132198
Shoreham (John Goldham)02
ditto (Thomas Brigden)6713
Weymouth (Thomas Bower)142910¼
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur)14516
4,2481211½
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
Aberdovey (Robert Owen, money)
11710
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)156
Berwick (George Moor, money)312
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)07
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 267l. 18s.d. and in bonds 155l. 9s. 0d.)4237
Cardigan (Francis Howell, money)1019
Colchester (James Bruce, money)11611½
Cowes (John Dale, money)810
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money)494
Dover (John Ball, money)164
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money)89160
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)115
Llanelly (John Philips, money)37
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money)650148
Lynn (Henry Hare, money)29011
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)49
Padstow (William Taylor, money)5410½
Plymouth (David Morris, money)0183
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money)146
Rochester (John Pope, money)335
Rye (James Benn, money)531911¾
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)116
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money)45109
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, money)650
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money)0310½
and on the following late Collectors for money unless other wise stated:
Bydiford (Charles Jones)
1638
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson)00
Fowey (Thomas Jans)1410½
Lyme (Thomas Jans)67138
Minehead (Francis Webber, in money 9l. 10s.d. and in bonds 65l. 6s. 10½d.)7417
Penzance (Richard Score)48
Rye (George Shuckburgh)8318
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden)115152
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson)6130
Wisbeech (Robert Twells)4811¾
2,31415
for ditto from 1 August 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, for money
53217
Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General, for bonds1,3978
(total London port 1,929l. 9s. 11¾d.)
Aberdovey (Robert Owen, money)00
Beaumaris (Fetherstone Nicholson, money)155145
Berwick (George Moor, money)29
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, in money 76l. 10s. 10½d. and in bonds 342l. 0s. 10½d.)41811
Bridgewater (Nicholas Jefferies, money)2717
Bridlington (John Bower, money)681611
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 1,126l. 5s.d. and in bonds 303l. 12s.d.)1,429175
Bydiford (Thomas Jans, bonds)9713
Cardiffe (Alexander Purcell, money)01810
Cardigan (John Gwynn, money)116
Carlisle (Richard Gibson, money)1415
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money)197177
Chichester (Henry Baker, money)08
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, money)16093
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money)1510
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money)404195
ditto (William Sprye, in money 149l. 17s.d. and in bonds 272l. 2s. 2d.)4211910½
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money)4295
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money)47
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)2026
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money)561210
Llanelly (John Philips, money)14
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money)85110
Lyme (George Lisle, money)612
Lynn (Henry Hare, in money 1,997l. 9s. 5d. and in bonds 1,563l. 13s.d.)3,5613
Minehead (Thomas Blake, in money 11s.d. and in bonds 36l.)3611
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)269
Newhaven (Edward Pollington, money)110
Padstow (William Taylor, money)11411½
Penrynn (Ambrose Thomson, in money 104l. 5s.d. and in bonds 141l. 16s. 7d.)2461
Penzance (Thomas Medcalfe, money)12515
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 75l. 14s. 7d. and in bonds 168l. 3s.d.)24317
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money)337140
Poulton (James Chew, money)173
Rochester (John Pope, money)635
ditto (Robert Weller, money)563
Rye (James Benn, money)010
Scilly (Lodwick Jackson, money)3011¼
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)24120
Southwold (Edward Davies, money)2616
Wells (John Keene, money)412
Swanzey (William Gwynn, bonds)624
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, money)6104
Whitby (Hamlet Woods, money)10113
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money)6815
and on the following late Collectors:
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money)
39122
Dartmouth (Lodwick Jackson, money)441011¼
Poulton (William Jennings, money)9197
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money)12900
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, money)70
11,0681
Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, for bonds5,80514
(total remaining in the hands of the Receivers and Collectors as above, (in money 44,647l. 16s. 9d. and in bonds 13,371l. 12s. 2d.) 58,019l. 8s. 11d.)
total of the arrears aforesaid£180,72713
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 786, ROLL 987 [A.O.1/786/987].

Henry Ferne, Receiver General.

25 December 1715 to 24 June 1716.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the foot of the last Cash Accompt, none, he being in surplusagenil
value of sundry bonds taken in payment of these Impositions as at the foot of the preceding Accompt9,30749
and for an assignment of a debt due from the Board of Green Cloth1541211
9,461178
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers and Collectors:
out of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar to 31 July 1710:
interest on bonds
192011½
out of ditto to 31 July 1712:
interest on bonds
9116
Plymouth (David Morris)61168
15313
out of ditto to 31 July 1714:
interest on bonds
706
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)16616
Biddeford (Thomas Jans)1363
Rye (George Shuckburgh)12510¼
38512
out of ditto from 1 August 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, in money
93,53100
ditto, in bonds133192
interest on bonds4512
(total London port 93,710l. 0s. 4d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (John Sansome, late Collector)
8000
ditto (Jacob Reynardson)7,637177
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe)152168
Biddeford (Thomas Jans)30016
Chester (Joseph Sewell)1,2868
Chichester (Henry Baker)21
Dover (John Ball)20810
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)016
Exeter (William Chamberlain)38476
ditto (William Sprye)1,3249
Fowey (Charles Lamb)763
Falmouth (William Pye)1289
Hull (Hugh Mason)4,045139
Harwich (Jacob Bury)111
Ipswich (Samuel Kettleby)117
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)2,09700
Lime (Henry Badcock)10000
ditto (George Lisle)4500
Lynn (Henry Hare)2,0211
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley)6811¼
Looe (John Dyer)124
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)65000
Portsmouth (Samuel Binks)13655
Penrynne (Ambrose Thomson)41571
Rye (James Benn)2310½
Stockton (Thomas Lowson)21913
Southampton (Francis Medcalf)2,9995
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher)840
Shoreham (James Lamb)122186
Weymouth (Henry Baker)954
ditto (Philip Taylor)2560
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson)019
ditto (Henry Blencow)10000
Wells (John Keene)31611¾
Wisbeech (Robert Twells)91611¾
ditto (John Ryland)62011
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)72200
119,90915
(total Outports 26,199l. 14s.d.)
North Britain (Mongo Greme, Receiver General there):
out of the Impositions to 1 August 1714
31110¾
ditto from 1 August 17147814
78416
(total receipts as above 121,425l. 18s.d.)
money directed to be paid by John Selwyn, the present Receiver General, to Mrs. Elizabeth Ferne, the Accomptant's widow, to satisfy the surplusage due on this Accompt12135
total charge and receipts£130,9009
Discharge.
Surplusage on the last Accompt03
fees, salaries and incidents:
this Accomptant for extraordinary clerks
2500
the four Examiners of the Outport books1500
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee12100
Sir John Cope, for a lease of two houses added to the Customs House80000
Richard Wallis, for the lease of the Rose and Dolphin tavern, added to the Custom House1,50000
John Turner, owner of the Custom House at Lynn, for conveying the same for the use of the Crown80000
Thomas Coleman and others, for goods burnt and destroyed by the late fire in Thames Street13513
3,2883
sundry merchants for damaged, defective and overentered Wines4,45064
(total allowances as above 7,738l. 9s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710
514
out of ditto to 31 July 1712259132
out of ditto to 31 July 17144131411
out of ditto from 1 August 1714114,039156
and from North Britain, 18 January, 2 George I:
out of the Impositions to 1 August 1714
31111
out of ditto from 31 July 17147814
115,54943
money allowed for a debt from John Monteage, merchant, discharged by way of composition21717
total payments and allowances£123,50514
and so remains7,3941411¾
whereof due and payable upon bonds delivered over to Horatio Walpole and Frances Hawes, the succeeding Receivers General:
for these Impositions to 31 July 1710
1,17908
for ditto to 31 July 17123313
for ditto to 31 July 1714402
for ditto from 1 Aug. 17141,396199
2,61313
ditto upon bonds deemed insolvent and delivered into the King's Remembrancer's Office:
for these Impositions to 31 July 1710
4,62685
(total due upon bonds delivered over 7,240l. 2s.d.)
and on an assignment of a debt due from the Board of Green Cloth, taken in lieu of bonds1541211
£7,3941411¾
and so this Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 26 February 1725–26.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 787, ROLL 992 [A.O.1/787/992].

Horatio Walpole, Senior, and Francis Hawes, Receivers General.

Half year, Midsummer to Xmas 1716.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptants' first Accomptnil.
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers and Collectors in England:
out of the New Imposition on Wines and Vinegar to 31 July 1714:
Plymouth (David Morris)
78129
out of ditto from 1 August 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver, in money
35,5286
and of Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, in bonds1,434711¼
sundry merchants for interest on bonds28164
(total London port 36,991l. 10s.d.)
Outports:
Bridgwater (Nicholas Jeffreyes, late Collector)
1366
Bridlington (John Bower)31
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)20000
Chester (Joseph Sewell)5185
Deale (Edward Peters)16
Dover (John Ball)416
Exeter (William Spry)28545
Falmouth (William Pye)618
Fowey (Charles Lamb)452
Harwich (Jacob Bury)016
Hull (Hugh Mason)55912
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby)0911¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)32500
Looe (John Dyer)013
Lyme (George Lisle)8316
Lynn (Henry Hare)1,46618
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)17513
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson)936
Portsmouth (John Arnold)92108
Shoreham (James Lamb)1811
Southampton (Francis Medcalf)5500
Stockton (Thomas Lowson)01
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)21810¾
Whithaven (Henry Blencow)23726
Wisbech (Joseph Ryland)5477
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor)32519
42,054160
(total Outports 563l. 5s.d.)
total charge and receipts£42,13389
Discharge.
Money repaid for damaged and overentered and defective Wines and Vinegar3,978152
Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee12100
the four Examiners of the Outport books1500
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates36,7425
total payments and allowances£40,74810
and so remains1,38418
against which bonds in the Accomptants' hands at Xmas 17161,3978
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 7 August 1718.
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