Tenths for Poor Clergy
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: TENTHS FOR THE POOR CLERGY (QUEEN ANNE'S BOUNTY).
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2239, ROLL 2 [A.O.1/2239/2].
John Ecton, Collector and Receiver of the perpetual yearly Tenths of all Dignities, Offices, Benefices and Promotions Spiritual, granted to the Corporation of the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.
26 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.
|Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt||nil|
|Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the yearly Tenths of the Clergy in the several Dioceses:|
|Meneven' [St. David's]||209||10||0¼|
|total charge and receipts||£5,035||15||8½|
|Money paid into the Exchequer, by dates||£4,756||15||6|
|and so remains||279||0||2½|
|against which there is depending on the divers incumbents in the several Dioceses for money due and unpaid: Canterbury (benefices named etc.)||20||2||8½|
|and so the Accomptant is Indebted||0||10||6|
|Examined by the Deputy Auditor to Edward Harley but not formally declared before the Treasury. This is the first Account of this Service. (A.O.1/2239/1 is an Account (1657 to 1658) by Lawrence Steele, Treasurer to the Trustees for Ministers' Maintenance.)|