Declared Accounts
Tenths for Poor Clergy

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William A. Shaw and F. H. Slingsby (editors)

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1960

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'Declared Accounts: Tenths for Poor Clergy', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CCCLXXXIX-CCCXC. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85382 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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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.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accomptnil
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the yearly Tenths of the Clergy in the several Dioceses:
Canterbury
202
Chester37612
Carlisle124211¾
Landaffe77911¼
Lincoln1,2924
Meneven' [St. David's]20910
Norwich6081711
Oxford206010¼
Peterborough43244
Rochester1961811
Sarum79971
Winchester6924
total charge and receipts£5,03515
Discharge.
Money paid into the Exchequer, by dates£4,756156
and so remains2790
against which there is depending on the divers incumbents in the several Dioceses for money due and unpaid: Canterbury (benefices named etc.)202
Chester (ditto)6111¾
Lincoln (ditto)11812
Norwich (ditto)130
Oxon' (ditto)1910
Peterborough (ditto)208
Rochester (ditto)9011¾
Sarum (ditto)22184
Winton' (ditto)6811¾
Landaffe (ditto)3112
Meneven' (ditto)38138
2789
and so the Accomptant is Indebted0106
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.)