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'Declared Accounts: Hides', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30: 1716 (1958), pp. CCCLXXXII-CCCXCII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85269 Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: DUTIES ON HIDES ETC.. GENERAL ACCOUNT.

PIPE OFFICE: Roll 1480 [E351/1480]

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 644, ROLL 245 [A.O.1/644/245].

William Walbanke, Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Pawley and Bryan Fairfax; Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Pawley, Bryan Fairfax and Sir Harcourt Master, successively Commissioners for the Duties on Hides.

24 June 1715 to 24 June 1716.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: money depending in super on the Commissioners at the foot of the last preceding General Accompt:
upon sundry tanners etc. for money due at Midsummer 1715:
for the Duties from 24 June 1711
2,6628
for the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 17121,6236
4,285150
upon sundry Collectors for money remaining in their hands to balance their Accompts to Midsummer 1715:
for the Duties from 24 June 1711
402177
for the Additional Duties2166
6193
upon the late Commissioners for money in their hands at the foot of their Cash Accompt to Midsummer 1715:
for the Duties from 24 June 1711
6396
for the Additional Duties4068
1,04515
upon Francis Sorel, Secretary to the Commissioners, for money imprested59921
more upon the late Commissioners, for money due at Midsummer 1715 which has since been paid by the several Collectors:
for the Duties from 24 June 1711
19,62582
for the Additional Duties12,12848
31,7531210
(total Arrears 38,303l. 8s.d.)
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
the produce of the Duties on Stock in hand; on accompt of the Old Duty
105
ditto on Hides etc. tanned etc. in England and Wales and in Berwick on Tweed; on the Duties from Midsummer 1711;
Bedford (Thomas Sheffard)
5962
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)53811
ditto (Thomas Poole)97717
Bristoll (Maurice Pugh)2,0261310
ditto (Samuel Saunders)821175
Cambridge (Thomas Poole)1,5911411
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)403188
ditto (John Farmer)9833
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn)1,96118
ditto (Archibald Darroch)1,6413
Carmarthen (John Picton)1,755182
Chester (Thomas Walbanke)2,8216
Cornwall (Francis Somaster)1,5721211½
ditto (John Brooke)3144
Cumberland (John Hodgson)9666
Derby (John Morris)2,0676
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius)2,2490
Durham (Thomas Billings, senior)2,9047
Essex (Edmund Haddocks)2,2861
Exeter (Edward Binlawes)2,72018
Glocester (Edward Kemeys)1,88017
Hampshire (William Morton)4,4955
Hereford (Edward Halford)2,0190
Hertford (Henry Marmion)4,8956
Isle of Wight (William Osborne)558
ditto (William Vessy)14116
Lancaster (John Rockett)2,30953
Leeds (Matthew Slack)3,5713
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)1,31318
ditto (Robert Eckersall)1,0511
Lincoln (Samuel Power)3,03315
Marleborough (Thomas Hope)1,549165
ditto (William Huson)215410
Northampton (John Wyatt)1,4882
ditto (John Rogerson)1,2686
Norwich (Thomas Boococke)3,6681711
Oxford (John Marlow)1,524128
Reading (Thomas French)7786
ditto (William Gough)1,1923
Richmond (William Archer)1,37717
Salop (George Lomax)2,7259
Sheffield (William Askew)2,61910
Suffolk (Richard Eeles)3,6852
Surry (Joseph Wheeler)4,5193
Sussex (Leonard Benton)2,14973
Taunton (Stewkley Goodwin)2,1958
ditto (Francis Somaster)559175
Tiverton (John Brooke)1,43614
ditto (Stewkley Goodwin)3211011¾
North Wales (Richard Clince)1,9352
Westmoreland (Matthew Denton)2,01418
Worcester (Walter Warlow)3,491132
York (Gervase Raynes)2,10038
these Accomptants in London and within the Bills of Mortality10,99713
109,78289
ditto, ditto; on the Duties from 1 Aug. 1712:
Bedford (Thomas Sheffard)
31804
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)291108
ditto (Thomas Poole)53814
Bristoll (Maurice Pugh)1,36612
ditto (Samuel Saunders)60910
Cambridge (Thomas Poole)8526
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)21416
ditto (John Farmer)5441211
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn)1,11817
ditto (Archibald Darroch)92959
Carmarthen (John Picton)1,0922
Chester (Thomas Walbancke)1,6691411½
Cornwall (Francis Somaster)8627
ditto (John Brooke)174410¾
Cumberland (John Hodgson)5923
Derby (John Morris)1,23211
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius)1,27715
Durham (Thomas Billings, senior)1,82712
Essex (Edmund Haddocks)1,33912
Exeter (Edward Binlawes)1,8162
Glocester (Edward Kemeys)1,079194
Hampshire (William Morton)2,609139
Hereford (Edward Halford)1,17113
Hertford (Henry Marmion)3,40815
Isle of Wight (William Osborne)301110½
ditto (William Vessy)8013
Lancaster (John Rockett)1,2990
Leeds (Matthew Slack)2,05813
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)7471710½
ditto (Robert Eckersall)60118
Lincoln (Samuel Power)1,79719
Marleborough (Thomas Hope)8786
ditto (William Huson)1341010½
Northampton (John Wyatt)8594
ditto (John Rogerson)7792
Norwich (Thomas Boococke)2,012153
Oxford (John Marlow)897610
Reading (Thomas French)42712
ditto (William Gough)66882
Richmond (William Archer)82818
Salop (George Lomax)1,71514
Sheffield (William Askew)1,4807
Suffolk (Richard Eeles)2,13516
Surry (Joseph Wheeler)2,64113
Sussex (Leonard Benson)1,22610
Taunton (Stewkley Goodwin)1,26919
ditto (Francis Somaster)3255
Tiverton (John Brooke)82511
ditto (Stewkley Goodwin)18615
North Wales (Richard Clince)1,18710
Westmoreland (Matthew Denton)1,1231911¼
Worcester (Walter Warlow)2,0631010
York (Gervase Raynes)1,25216
these Accomptants in London and within the Bills of Mortality7,26018
65,73714
the King's part of fines and penalties; on the Old Duties:
Cambridge (Thomas Poole)
14136
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)663
ditto (John Farmer)23136
Canterbury (Archibald Darroch)118
Carmarthen (John Picton)6126
Chester (Thomas Walbanke)450
Cumberland (John Hodgson)630
Derby (John Morris)48210½
Durham (Thomas Billings, senior)2181
Essex (Edmund Haddocks)7100
Exeter (Edward Binlawes)2715
Glocester (Edward Kemeys)1183
Hampshire (William Morton)15149
Hereford (Edward Halford)10100
Lancaster (John Rockett)54
Leeds (Matthew Slack)14186
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)245
ditto (Robert Eckersall)2100
Lincoln (Samuel Power)7610
Marleborough (Thomas Hope)650
Northampton (John Wyatt)421
ditto (John Rogerson)51711½
Norwich (Thomas Boococke)2710
Reading (William Gough)1289
Richmond (William Archer)2911½
Salop (George Lomax)218
Sheffield (William Askew)8193
Suffolk (Richard Eeles)138
Surry (Joseph Wheeler)519
Tiverton (John Brooke)689
North Wales (Richard Clince)16163
Westmoreland (Matthew Denton)31811½
Worcester (Walter Warlow)14010
York (Gervace Raynes)717
3481011¼
interest received on Bills of Exchange returned, detailed by Collectors and places:
on the Duties from Midsummer 1711
514
on the Duties from 1 Aug. 171225
7195
surcharge on sundry Collectors in the Examiners' Office in London, ditto05
(total receipts as above 175,877l. 19s.d.) overpayments by Collectors, ditto:
on the Duties from Midsummer 1711
4512
on the Duties from 1 Aug. 17121884
23317
money surcharged against a credit given to these Accomptants in their Cash Accompt for a repayment to Anna Browne, widow and Executrix of William Browne, late Collector at Glocester:
on the Duties from 24 June 1711
3155
on the Duties from 1 Aug. 1712049
402
total charge and receipts£214,4195
(whereof on the Duty on Stock in hand 1l. 0s. 5d.; on the Duties from 24 June 1711, 134,115l. 9s. 11½d.; and on the Duties from 1 Aug. 1712, 80,302l. 15s.d.).
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Overpayments on the preceding Accompt:
on the Duties from 24 June 1711
731
on the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 171219417
26718
salaries etc.:
the Commissioners and other Officers in London; out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 1,978l. 6s.d., and out of the Additional Duties, 1,186l. 19s. 9d.
3,1656
the Collectors and other Officers in the Country, detailed by places, with names of the Collectors only; out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 14,479l. 3s.d., and out of the Additional Duties 8,687l. 9s. 10½d.23,166131
26,33119
incident charges:
incident charges in London etc. (including 43l. 10s. for Inferior Officers' taxes): out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 398l. 2s.d., and out of the Additional Duties, 238l. 17s.d.
6370
incident charges in the Country, detailed by Collectors etc. and places, viz. postage of letters etc., 498l. 14s.d., riding charges, 1,264l. 16s., Officers' taxes repaid 1,023l. 9s.d., and charges of remitting money to London 68l. 6s. 5d. out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 1,784l. 1s.d., and out of the Additional Duties 1,071l. 5s.d.2,85568
3,4927
(total for salaries and incidents; out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 18,639l. 13s.d., and out of the Additional Duties, 11,184l. 12s.d.; in all, 29,824l. 6s.d.)
money repaid upon debentures for Hides and Skins exported and for overcharges:
repaid at the Head Office in London for Hides etc. exported; out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 4,783l. 19s. 10½d., and out of the Additional Duties, 2,352l. 5s.d.
7,13651
repaid in the Country for ditto, detailed by Collectors and places; out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 1,338l. 11s.d. and out of the Additional Duties, 666l. 5s.d.2,00417
9,1412
repaid for Overcharges (of which 3l. 6s.d. in London) out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 4l. 15s. 8d., and out of the Additional Duties 2l. 19s. 2d.71410
total repayments; out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 6,127l. 7s. and out of the Additional Duties, 3,021l. 10s.d.; in all 9,148l. 17s.d.)
money repaid to reduce a balance due to a late Collector; to Anna Brown, widow and Executrix of William Brown, late Collector at Gloucester402
money paid into the Exchequer:
out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711
83,201138
out of the Additional Duties49,98467
133,18603
total payments and allowances (out of the Duties from Midsummer 1711, 108,045l. 10s. 10d. and out of the Additional Duties, 64,385l. 11s.d.)£172,4312
and so remains41,9883
against which depending in money due from sundry tanners, tawers and dressers of Hides; detailed, by Collectors and places:
for the Duties from Midsummer 1711
2,875610¾
for the Additional Duties1,839910¼
4,714169
money remaining in arrear in the Collectors' hands:
on the Duties from Midsummer 1711:
Bedford (Thomas Sheffard)
2199
ditto (Thomas Poole)4217
Bristoll (Maurice Pugh)3010½
ditto (Samuel Saunders)00
Cambridge (John Farmer)06
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn)2011
ditto (Archibald Darrock)99
Carmarthen (John Picton)344
Chester (Thomas Walbancke)01
Cumberland (John Hodgson)3211
Derby (John Morris)0160
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius)18
Exeter (Edward Binlawes)24
Gloucester (Edward Kemeys)010
Hertford (Henry Marmion)0211¾
Lancaster (John Rockett)11
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)01
ditto (Robert Eckersall)00
Marleborough (Thomas Hope)240
Northampton (John Wyatt)122
ditto (John Rogerson)06
Norwich (Thomas Boocock)03
Oxford (John Marlow)71110
Reading (Thomas French)2910¾
ditto (William Gough)174
Richmond (William Archer)110
Salop (George Lomax)02
Sheffield (William Askew)9123
Suffolk (Richard Eeles)86
Surry (Joseph Wheeler)11011
Sussex (Leonard Benton)085
Taunton (Francis Somaster)018
Tiverton (Stewkley Goodwin)1511¼
North Wales (Richard Clince)00
Worcester (Walter Warlow)021
York (Gervas Raynes)027
Chester (Francis Gregson)04
Cornwall (Thomas Symmonds)1022
Dorsett (William Sherborne)809
Isle of Wight (George Spong)00
ditto (Benjamin Everard)114
Lancaster (Edward Burghall)316
Northumberland (John Wilcocks)16
4191
on the Additional Duties:
Bristoll (Maurice Pugh)
017
ditto (Samuel Saunders)00
Canterbury (Archibald Darroch)2578
Chester (Thomas Walbancke)007
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius)01510¼
Essex (Edmund Haddock)6211
Exeter (Edward Binlawes)04
Hampshire (William Morton)213
Hertford (Henry Marmion)712
Isle of Wight (William Osborne)00
ditto (Benjamin Everard)14
Lancaster (John Rockett)111
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)005
ditto (Robert Eckersall)00
Lincoln (Samuel Power)101710½
Marlbro' (Thomas Hope)1418
ditto (William Huson)010
Norwich (Thomas Boococke)0211
Oxford (John Marlow)250
Richmond (William Archer)018
Salop (George Lomax)01
Surry (Joseph Wheeler)15
Sussex (Leonard Benton)05
Tiverton (Stewkley Goodwin)016
North Wales (Richard Clince)005
Westmoreland (Matthew Denton)28
Worcester (Walter Warlow)009
York (Gervas Raynes)017
Cornwall (Thomas Symonds)42111
ditto (John Weston)00
Northumberland (John Wilcocks)131
Reading (Thomas Gibbons)28310
175910¾
(total in the Collectors' hands 594l. 11s.d.)
money remaining in the Accomptants' hands:
on the Old Duties from 24 June 1711
1,16513
on the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 171276654
1,9311811¾
money imprested to Francis Sorell, Secretary to the Commissioners; out of the Old Duties1449
money due from sundry Collectors and paid since the determination of this Accompt:
on the Old Duties
21,466710¾
on the Additional Duties13,135187
34,6026
(total in the hands of the Commissioners or their Secretary 36,678l. 15s. 1d.)
£41,9883
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 5 September 1721.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HIDES AND SKINS: CASH ACCOUNT.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1404 [E.351/1404].

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 786: ROLL 984 [A.O.1/786/984].

William Walbanke, Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley and Bryan Fairfax; Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley, Bryan Fairfax and Sir Harcourt Master; successively Commissioners for the Duties on Hides, Skins, Vellum and Parchment.

24 June 1715 to 24 June 1716.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of William Walbanke, Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley and Bryan Fairfax upon the end of the last preceding Cash Accompt:
on the Old Duties from 24 June 1711
6396
on the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 17124068
1,04515
and depending on Francis Sorel, Secretary to these Accomptants, for money imprested to him59921
(total arrears 1,644l. 17s.d.)
Receipts: money received or remitted for the Duties on Hides and Skins etc. within the time of this Accompt:
on the Old Duties from 24 June 1711:
Bedford (Thomas Sheffard)
7001411¾
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)49914
ditto (Thomas Poole)390100
Bristoll (Maurice Pugh)1,9931
ditto (Samuel Saunders)2644
Cambridge (Matthew Denton)512
ditto (Thomas Poole)1,8981
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)4421211
ditto (John Farmer)23415
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn)2,396178
ditto (Archibald Darroch)835177
Carmarthen (John Picton)1,1893
Chester (Thomas Walbanke)2,2316
Cornwall (Stewkley Godwin)236011
ditto (Francis Somaster)1,1438
Cumberland (John Hodgson)6001
Derby (John Morris)1,655410½
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius)1,73217
Durham (Thomas Billings)2,3869
Essex (Edmund Haddock)1,708177
Exeter (Edward Binlaws)2,1245
Gloucester (Edward Kemeys)1,4154
Hampshire (William Morton)3,60616
Hereford (Edward Halford)1,56511
Hertford (Henry Marmion)4,1644
Isle of Wight (William Osburne)811810½
ditto (William Vessey)7557
Lancaster (Mathew Denton)3470
ditto (John Rockett)1,4127
Leeds (Matthew Slack)3,05557
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)1,326121
ditto (Robert Eckersall)5261511¾
Lincoln (Samuel Power)2,50536
Marleborough (Thomas Hope)1,4235
Northampton (John Wyatt)1,98910
ditto (John Rogerson)3613
Norwich (Thomas Boococke)2,99197
Oxford (Thomas French)2905
ditto (John Marlow)7706
Reading (Thomas Gibbons)423910
ditto (Thomas French)481141
ditto (William Gough)7317
Richmond (William Archer)1,0435
Salop (George Lomax)2,1327
Sheffield (William Askew)2,1641411¼
Suffolk (Robert Eeles)2,91617
Surry (Francis Somaster)89915
ditto (Joseph Wheeler)3,4189
Sussex (Leonard Benton)1,5571
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler)48114
ditto (Stewkley Goodwin)1,80316
Tiverton (John Brook)1,4189
North Wales (Edward Kemeys)17014
ditto (Richard Clinche)1,27010
Westmorland (John Rockett)39411
ditto (Matthew Denton)1,28403
Worcester (Walter Warlow)2,98516
York (Gervas Raynes)1,51287
these Accomptants for money received within London Collection10,768311
90,4371210
for the Additional Duties from 1 August 1712:
Bedford (Thomas Sheffard)
43619
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)26449
ditto (Thomas Pool)27210
Bristol (Maurice Pugh)1,4325
ditto (Samuel Saunders)188163
Cambridge (Matthew Denton)10
ditto (Thomas Poole)9483
ditto (Thomas Billings, junior)20431
ditto (John Farmer)13709
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn)1,42210
ditto (Archibald Darroch)45711
Carmarthen (John Picton)740157
Chester (Thomas Walbancke)1,3788
Cornwal (Stewkley Goodwin)2158
ditto (Francis Somaster)61517
Cumberland (John Hodgson)36416
Derby (John Morris)9505
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius)968149
Durham (Thomas Billings)1,47904
Essex (Edmund Haddock)995131
Exeter (Edward Binlaws)1,457011¾
Gloucester (Edward Kemeys)6595
Hampshire (William Morton)2,10415
Hereford (Edward Halford)89114
Hertford (Henry Marmion)3,08019
Isle of Wight (William Osborne)4519
ditto (William Vessey)41160
Lancaster (Matthew Denton)212310
ditto (John Rockett)7851
Leeds (Matthew Slack)1,7041
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg)7511
ditto (Robert Eckersall)30213
Lincoln (Samuel Power)1,463211
Marlborough (Thomas Hope)8003
Northampton (John Wyat)1,1631411¼
ditto (John Rogerson)19914
Norwich (Thomas Boococke)1,60218
Oxford (Thomas French)179810¾
ditto (John Marlow)49000
Reading (Thomas Gibbons)14117
ditto (Thomas French)26006
ditto (William Gough)379011¼
Richmond (William Archer)608160
Salop (George Lomax)1,35911
Sheffield (William Askew)1,227148
Suffolk (Richard Eeles)1,729710¼
Surrey (Francis Somaster)6697
ditto (Joseph Wheeler)1,87896
Sussex (Leonard Benton)8442
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler)25912
ditto (Stewkley Goodwin)1,033156
Tiverton (John Brooke)77115
North Wales (Edward Kemeys)1120
ditto (Richard Clinche)7558
Westmorland (John Rockett)1887
ditto (Matthew Denton)6821310
Worcester (Walter Warlow)1,7901411½
York (Gervas Raynes)917710¼
these Accomptants for money received in London Collection7,1026
54,12210
total charge and receipts (on the Old Duties 91,676l. 1s.d. and on the Additional Duties 54,528l. 19s.d.)
£146,20506
Discharge.
Salaries and incidents:
salaries at the Head Office in London:
Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley and Brian Fairfax, Commissioners, for one year to Ladyday 1716; William Walbanke, another, and Sir Harcourt Master succeeding him for their respective service during the same time
1,20000
Sir Charles Farnaby, Cashier, for himself and clerks51000
Francis Sorel, Secretary, same time5000
George Wilson, Solicitor, for himself and clerk15000
Leonard Reresby, Comptroller, ditto15000
Henry Needler, Accomptant General, for himself and three assistants26000
clerk assistant, registrar, examiner, storekeeper etc.8456
3,1656
incident charges and disbursements in London detailed6370
(total for salaries and incidents (out of the Old Duties 2,376l. 9s. and out of the Additional Duties 1,425l. 17s.d.) 3,802l. 6s.d.)
money repaid upon debentures for Hides and Skins etc. exported:
out of the Old Duties
4,7831910½
out of the Additional Duties2,3525
7,13651
money repaid to Anna Brown, widow and Executrix of William Brown, Collector at Gloucester, for an overpayment (out of the Old Duties 3l. 15s. 5d. and out of the Additional Duties 4s. 9d.)402
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Old Duties
83,201138
out of the Additional Duties49,98467
133,18603
total payments and allowances (out of the Old Duties 90,365l. 17s. 11½d. and out of the Additional Duties 53,762l. 13s. 11¼d.)
£144,1281110¾
and so remains2,0768
whereof depending on Francis Sorel, Secretary, being money imprested to him for contingent expenses1449
and so these Accomptants are Indebted (on the Old Duties 1,165l. 13s.d. and on the Additional Duties 766l. 5s. 4d.)
Declared 5 September 1721.
1,9311811¾