Declared Accounts
First Fruits and Tenths


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'Declared Accounts: First Fruits and Tenths', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30: 1716 (1958), pp. CDXXXII-CDXXXIII. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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First Fruits and Tenths


AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1228, ROLL 193 [A.O.1/1228/193].

George Townsend, Remembrancer of First Fruits and William Glanville, Receiver of the same.

1 January 1715–16 to 31 December 1716.

Arrears: depending on William Glanville, Receiver of First Fruits at the foot of the last Account419113/8
and on several persons particularly mentioned at the foot of the said Account60,4768
Receipts: money arising from the issues of First Fruits of Bishoprics, Deaneries, Dignities, Rectories, Vicarages and other Benefices and Ecclesiastical Promotions in England and Wales (by monthly totals)7,20215
total charge and receipts£67,684405/8
Payments made by the Receiver of First Fruits: for Exchequer fees (10l.); for the fees of the two Auditors (18l. 6s. 8d.); to the Remembrancer (40l.); to the same for further Exchequer fees etc. (10l.); to William Glanville, Receiver (120l.); and to John Baber, Comptroller (150l.)34868
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates:5,57811
total payments and allowances£5,92618
and so remains61,7575101/8
whereof depending on divers Incumbents for arrears:
from the three years to 31 Dec. 1660 to the year to 31 Dec. 1709 [as in previous Accompts]
for the year to 31 Dec. 1710 (besides 45s. paid this year)47610½
for ditto to 31 Dec. 1711372110
for ditto to 31 Dec. 17124414
for ditto to 31 Dec. 1713 (besides 23l. 12s. paid this year)70314
for ditto to 31 Dec. 1714 (besides 1,864l. 9s. paid this year)1,969160
for ditto to 31 Dec. 1715 (besides 3,016l. 18s.d. paid this year)3,50303
for ditto to 31 Dec. 1716 (besides 1,014l. 13s. paid this year)6,1881
and on Laurence Steele, deceased, late Receiver9,42471
and on Sir John Prettyman, bt., late Receiver, before his suspension19,86499
and on William Prettyman, deceased, late Remembrancer10,549035/8
and on Robert Squibb, deceased, late Receiver44710
and on Charles Porter, deceased, late Receiver52677/8
and on John Fenn, deceased, late Remembrancer06
and so George Townsend, Remembrancer, is even and Quit.nil.
and William Glanville is in surplusage
Declared 30 April 1718.
This Roll, like that of the Cofferer, is written in Latin and declared in the Exchequer, not at the Treasury.


1 See the article by Mrs. George in the ‘English Historical Review’ to which reference is made in the Introduction to this Volume p. xxv.