Declared Accounts
Customs, Silks and Linens


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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Silks and Linens', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CCCXX-CCCXXVIII. URL: Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Customs, Silks and Linens


AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 646, ROLL 252 [A.O.1/646/252].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of Customs.

25 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.

Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors upon the determination of the last preceding General Accompt, in money123,38015
ditto, ditto, in bonds23 1950
Receipts: money due and payable for the New Impositions on Silks and Linens within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, on the Grand Receipt, in money
ditto, ditto, in bonds70,3301610
(total London port 154,913l. 11s. 11d.)
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)
ditto (Charles Bridgeman, money)770
ditto (George Moore, money)316
Beaumaris (Fetherstone Nicholsen, money)152
Berwick (Samuel Kettilby, money)2103
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)54411¾
Boston (William Johnson, money)1043
Bridgewater (John Oldmixon, money)2414
Bridlington (John Bower, money)841111¼
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 10,619l. 3s. 5d. and in bonds 175l. 6s. 8d.)10,794101
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, money)3204
Cardigan (John Gwynn, money)0910¼
Chepstowe (Emanuel Walker, money)401410¼
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money)10717
Chichester (Henry Baker, money)10
Colchester (James Bruce, money)910
Cowes (John Dale, money)382411¼
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, money)471
Deale (Edward Peters, money)2191
Dover (John Ball, money)569
Exeter (William Sprye, money)2,013710½
ditto (Charles Bridgeman, money)8387
Falmouth (William Pye, money)20831
Faversham (John Smallman, money)014¾
Fowey (Charles Lambe, money)7915
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money)1816
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)784
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)2,65311
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money)1318
ditto (Cooper Gravenor, money)7012
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, money)1064
Lanelly (John Philips)142
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 1.024l. 8s.d. and in bonds 158l. 11s.d.)1,1821911¾
Looe (John Dyer, money)20019
Lyme (George Lisle, money)565
Lynn (Henry Hare, money)1,06917
Milford (William Goodacre, money)2654
Minehead (Thomas Blake, money)4897
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)8761510¾
Newhaven (Edward Pollington, money)819
Padstowe (John Cock, money)173
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money)65910½
Penzance (William Warren, money)5111
Plymouth (David Morris, money)5151510¼
Poole (Alfrid Lawson, money)6128
Portsmouth (John Arnold, money)30017
Poulton (James Chewe, money)2514
Rochester (Robert Weller, money)49410
Rye (James Benn, money)217
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)6818
Scarborough (Timothy Fish, money)843
Shoreham (James Lambe, money)3413
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)2441211½
Stockton (Peter Consett, money)2355
Sunderland (William Ettricke, money)4013
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money)1316
Wells (John Keene, money)327
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, money)23814
Whitby (Hamlet Woods, money)94165
Whitehaven (Henry Blencowe, money)16914
Wisbech (Joseph Ryland, money)2009
Woodbridge (Oliver New by, money)283
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money)6041611¾
and the following late Collector:
Berwick (George Moore, money)
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places3,9489
total charge and receipts£330,6160
Overpayments on the preceding Accompt8,55212
money remitted to the Receivers General and accompted for in their Cash Accompts160,71249
Officers' salaries and incident charges4,0224
repayments upon debentures for goods exported:
London port (Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver)
Barnstaple (George Moore)010
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)1,57416
Bydeford (Thomas Jans)11011
Chester (Joseph Sewell)39
Cowes (John Dale)1933
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)364
Dover (John Ball)4139
Exeter (William Sprye)16319
ditto (Charles Bridgeman)05
Hull (Hugh Mason)70109
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman)22
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)430106
Looe (John Dyer)235
Lyme (George Lisle)11410
Lynn (Henry Hare)4011¼
Minehead (Thomas Blake)39
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)3217
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson)16
Poole (Alfrid Lawson)0107
Portsmouth (John Arnold)3312
Rochester (Robert Weller)0910
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)161911¾
Whitehaven (Henry Blencowe)1512
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)27190
money repaid upon Certificates of damages and overentries, detailed by Collectors and places223410¼
total payments and allowances£199,49767
and so remains131,1181311¾
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds in their hands at Xmas 1717:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, London port, in bonds
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds to be prosecuted7310
Aberdovey (Robert Owen, money)11010¾
Aldeburgh (James Syred, money)2115
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)838
ditto (George Moore, money)30157
Beaumaris (Fetherstone Nicholson, money)7211¾
Berwick (Samuel Kettilby, money)1317
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)42
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money)38310
Bridgewater (John Oldmixon, money)2414
Bridlington (John Bower, money)42116
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 3.430l. 16s.d. and in bonds 526l. 18s.d.)3,9561710¾
Cardigan (John Gwynn, money)0910¼
Carlisle (Richard Gibson, money)1176
Chepstowe (Walter Aldye, money)886
ditto (Emanuel Walker, money)32
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money)8412
Colchester (James Bruce, money)362
Cowes (John Dale, money)25818
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, money)5567
Exeter (William Sprye, money)59119
Falmouth (William Pye, money)1807
Faversham (John Smallman, money)014
Fowey (Charles Lambe, money)4311
Glocester (Richard Cossley, money)81510
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money)51184
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)37112
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)1,11377
Ipswich (Cooper Gravenor, money)819
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, money)692
Lanelly (John Philips, money)345
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 698l. 3s.d. and in bonds 24l. 9s.d.)72213
Looe (John Dyer, money)8213
Lynn (Henry Hare, money)3,77116
Milford (William Goodacre, money)5015
Minehead (Thomas Blake, money)8611
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)36916
Newhaven (Edward Pollington, money)201610¾
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money)270
Penzance (William Warren, money)4013
Plymouth (David Morris, money)5312
Poole (Alfrid Lawson, money)1618
Poulton (James Chewe, money)2148
Rochester (Robert Weller, money)18818
Rye (James Benn, money)012
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money)69
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)249
Scarborough (Timothy Fish, money)9505
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)17519
Stockton (Peter Consett, money)861810¾
Sunderland (William Ettricke, money)31410½
Truro (Richard Jennings, money)2813
Wells (John Keene, money)16132
Whitby (Hamlet Woods, money)248
Whitehaven (Henry Blencowe, money)97011
Wisbech (Joseph Ryland, money)15915
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money)528
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Aberdovey (John Bevan)
Arundell (Nicholas Davies)0110½
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton)2617
Beaumaris (William Lewis)235
Berwick (James Howard)3740
ditto (George Moore)155146
Boston (John Butler)1585
ditto (John Clarke)7801310
Bridgewater (William Cornish)0187
Bristol (John Dutton Colt)15,36215
ditto (John Sansome)5,102011¼
Bydeford (Richard Ustick)245011
ditto (John Bolitho)4261110¼
ditto (Charles Jones)1773
Cardiffe (Alexander Purcell)36
Cardigan (Francis Howell)24
Carlisle (William Christian)21111
Chester (Thomas Tindale)122102
Chichester (James Whitwood)73915
ditto (Samuel Bincks)36813
Cowes (Thomas Cole)3385
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson)2619
ditto (James Jenkinson)00
ditto (Lodowick Jackson)657
Deale (James Smith)1512
ditto (Lancelot Whitehall)67410½
ditto (Salathiel Rolfe)79
Dover (Richard Bretton)2,726131
Exeter (Charles Orchard)1,2257
ditto (William Chamberlain)36516
Falmouth (George Sprye)2137
ditto (William Peirson)6515
ditto (Rawley Radford)895
ditto (Ambrose Thompson and Richard Jennings)173
Faversham (Charles Sherman)230138
ditto (Nicholas Mattson)4616
Fowey (John Dagg)896
ditto (Thomas Bulley)238
ditto (Thomas Jans)06
Harwich (Mark Wildbore)31168
ditto (Robert Meadowes)2,11615
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgeman)111195
ditto (Benjamin Huggins)211
ditto (John Knackstone)1018
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley)1691
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough)2771310¼
ditto (Edmond Smith)298
Lyme (Peter Southwick)49
ditto (Thomas Jans)286
ditto (Henry Badcock)11129
Lynn (Robert Thorowgood)324
ditto (Robert Twells)070
Maldon (Peter Robjent)191
Milford (Walter Middleton)793174
ditto (Joseph Sewell)119
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme)96596
ditto (Nicholas Jefferys)3910
Newcastle (John Pye)1,9231511½
ditto (Sir Thomas Doleman)00
Newhaven (Alexander Shoebridge)01
Padstowe (Francis Leister)1403
Penrynn (Edmond Harry)36211¼
ditto (Sidney Bligh)1136
Penzance (John Williams)674121
ditto (Charles Jones)4424
ditto (Richard Score, junior)56169
ditto (Thomas Medcalfe)914
ditto (Ambrose Thompson)717
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton)5,36413
ditto (William Peirson)4474
Poole (William Jacombe)209
ditto (William Bowles)9494
ditto (George Savile)2668
ditto (William Chamberlaine)7212
ditto (Thomas Chamberlain)59
ditto (Henry Baker)8184
Portsmouth (John Weaver)31017
ditto (Samuel Bincks)25014
Poulton (William Jennings)6177
Rochester (John Moore)70212
Rye (Francis Lightfoot)4817
ditto (Robert Manley)545
ditto (George Shuckburgh)17414
Sandwich (Michael Walford)1,16914
ditto (John Ball)4912
Scarborough (John Baines)1441710
ditto (Richard Willson)679
Scilley (John Shelbury)0189
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnell)1,85317
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter)5296
ditto (Matthew Seys)3325
Truro (Nicholas Saunders)3091811¾
Wells (Alexander Middleton)655
Weymouth (Lodwick Jackson)1057
Whitby (Gerard Fox)3275
ditto (George Macey)563
ditto (James Sedgwick)64126
ditto (George Trotter)8531
ditto (Pinckney and Braithwaite)191911½
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall)444
ditto (Warwick Arthur)223
ditto (Alfrid Lawson)0150
Wisbech (Robert Twells)1486
Yarmouth (Thomas Clarke)3210
(whereof in money 65,803l. 3s.d. and in bonds 8,324l. 13s. 9d.)
money remitted to Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, within the time of this Accompt:
for these Impositions to 31 June 1714
for ditto from 1 Aug. 171456,91774
total arrears as above£131,1181311¾
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 22 April 1723.


AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 788, ROLL 997 [A.O.1/788/997].

The Final Account of Horatio Walpole, senior, and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs.

26 December 1716 to 27 November 1717 inclusive.

Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands on the foot of the last preceding Accompt none, they being in Surplusagenil
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors for the New Impositions on Silks and Linens within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver of the Grand Receipt
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)
Boston (Samuel Oldfield)00
Bridgwater (John Allen)0116
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe)13312
ditto (Charles Bridgman)770
Blackney and Clay (Thomas Shorting)25211¾
Biddeford (Thomas Jans)52711¼
Bridlington (John Bower)12910½
Berwick (George Moore)10261
ditto (James Kettelby)310
Chester (Joseph Sewell)10000
Dover (John Ball)4107
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)1194
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, late Collector)213
ditto (Edward Peters)0153
Exeter (Charles Bridgman)82111¾
ditto (William Sprye)939113
Falmouth (William Pye)3411
Fowey (Charles Lamb)0195
Gweeke (Bernard Penrose)3512
Hull (Hugh Mason)1,41513
Harwich (Jacob Bury)7411
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, late Collector)171411¾
ditto (Cooper Gravenor)31311½
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)51600
Lyme (George Lisle)644
Lynn (Henry Hare)1879
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley)1513
Looe (John Dyre)1504
Minehead (Thomas Blake)2491110
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)17614
Penzance (William Warren)1018
Portsmouth (John Arnold)2332
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson)332
Rochester (Robert Weller)118
Rye (James Benn)065
Stockton (Peter Consett)1779
Southampton (Francis Medcalf)4200
Wisbich (Joseph Ryland)4200
Whitby (Hamlet Woods)14123
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)4000
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)5718
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)19293
(total Outports 10,917l. 4s. 6d.)
total charge and receipts£84,30629
Surplusage on the preceding Accompt1210
fees and salaries:
these Accomptants, for extraordinary clerks, 50l.; the four Examiners of the Outport Books, 5l.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee, 12l. 10s.
money repaid on debentures for goods exported16,816149
ditto on certificates of damaged and defective goods492811½
(total repayments 17,309l. 3s.d.; total salaries and repayments 17.376l. 13s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates66,94119
total payments and allowances£84,3313
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 7 November 1718.


PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1210 [E351/1210]. No Audit Office Roll.

Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs, 21 June 1717 to 25 December 1717.

Arrears: none, this being their first Accomptnil
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors for the New Impositions on Silks and Linen within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, on the Grand Receipt in money
Berwick (Samuel Kettilby)
Bridlington (John Bower)21710¾
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)1,50400
Cowes (John Dale)11800
Dover (John Ball)39011
Exeter (William Sprye)94500
Fowey (Charles Lambe)2413
Harwich (Jacob Bury)18
Hull (Hugh Mason)1,354100
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)10000
Looe (John Dyer)411
Lyn (Henry Hare)45000
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)38000
Newhaven (Edward Pollington)37
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson)222
Rochester (Robert Weller)107110½
Rye (James Benn)1166
Sandwych (Benjamin Fisher)2256
Shoreham (James Lambe)317
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe)42100
Stockton (Peter Consett)5615
Sunderland (William Etterick)175
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)135
Whitby (Hamlet Woods)1197
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)8000
Wisbech (Joseph Ryland)2000
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)198141
(total Outports 5,590l. 10s.d.)
total charge and receipts£76,40620
Surplusage due to Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General, at the foot of their last Accompt250
fees and salaries:
these Accomptants, for extraordinary clerks, 12l. 10s.; the four Examiners of the Outport Books, 5l.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee, 37l. 10s.
money repaid on debentures for goods exported30,28811
ditto on certificates of damaged and defective goods17475
(total repayments 30,462l. 19s.d.; total allowed as above for salaries and repayments 30,517l. 19s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates45,90013
total payments and allowances£76,44312
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 31 January 1718/19.