Declared Accounts
Customs, Wine and Vinegar


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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Wine and Vinegar', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 32: 1718 (1962), pp. CCCII-CCCVIII. URL: Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Customs, Wine and Vinegar


AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 648, ROLL 258 [A.O.1/648/258].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of Customs.

25 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors upon the end of the last preceding General Accompt, in money162,64674(sic)
ditto, ditto in bonds13,1202
Receipts: money due and payable for the New Impositions on Wines and Vinegar within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, on the Wine Receipt
Aberdovey (Robert Owen)
Arundell (John Peckham)4318
Barnstaple (George Moor)394169
Beaumaris (Featherstone Nicholson)22124
Boston (William Johnson, in money 345l. 4s.d. and in bonds 281l. 14s.d.)62619
Bridgewater (John Oldmixon)6516
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 8,359l. 6s. 11½d. and in bonds 228l. 6s.d.)8,58713
Biddeford (Thomas Jans)33916
Carlisle (Richard Gibson)92510
Chester (Joseph Sewell)2,84319
Chichester (Henry Baker)1091011¼
Colchester (James Bruce)34
Cowes (John Dale)11411½
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)32145
ditto (William Cowell)91
Deal (Edward Peters)646
Dover (John Ball)87217
Exeter (William Sprye)3,55214
Falmouth (William Pye)6233
Fowey (Charles Lamb)6115
Gloucester (Richard Cosley)372
Hull (Hugh Mason)5,61212
Ilfracomb (John Jenkins)21411
Ipswich (Cooper Gravenor)28616
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman)13031
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 904l. 13s. 8d. and in bonds 403l. 3s. 9d.)1,307175
Looe (John Dyer)5648
Lime (George Lisle)72411½
Lynn (Henry Hare, in money 7,608l. 16s.d. and in bonds 699l. 9s. 10¾d.)8,3086
Milford (William Goodacre)414
Minehead (Thomas Blake)48
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)6032
Newhaven (Edward Pollington)314
Penryne (Ambrose Thompson)18914
Penzance (William Warren)4139
Plymouth (David Morris)6540
Poole (Alfrid Lawson)323127
Portsmouth (John Arnold)3661011½
ditto (James Chew, in money 217l. 16s. 1d. and in bonds 114l. 3s.d.)33119
Rochester (Robert Weller)2514
Rye (James Benn)89197
St. Ives (Richard Upton)445011¾
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher)1331210¼
Shoreham (James Lamb)925
Southampton (Francis Medcalf)48188
ditto (Charles Tyrrell)3,233198
Stockton (Peter Consett)414
Sunderland (Arthur Robinson)883
Swanzey (William Gwyn, in money 10l. 11s.d. and in bonds 37l. 7s.d.)47191
Wells (John Keen)317
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)13415
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)68510½
Wesbeech (Joseph Rylayd)759149
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor)5444
interest received on bonds not satisfied in due time (the late Receivers General, Boston, Bristoll, Liverpool, Plymouth)3800
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places2,7772
total charge and receipts£387,16916
Money defalked by several Collectors, having been overpaid on the preceding Accompt2,56812
money remitted to the Receivers General, within the time of this Accompt, of the New Impositions (besides 2,291l. 6s.d. in bonds)201,010145
salaries and incident charges5,3431
repayments on certificates of damaged goods and overentries, detailed by Collectors and places3,0738
money remitted to Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, within the time of this Accompt:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 (besides 5,805l. 9s. 1d. in bonds) for money received on bonds, viz. for Principal 529l. 15s. 1d. and for Interest 192l. 0s. 11½d.)
for ditto to 31 July 1712 (besides 33l. 13s.d. in bonds) for ditto on the Principal 199l. 3s.d. and for interest 91l. 16s.d.352167
for ditto to 31 July 1714 (besides 4l. 0s. 2d. in bonds and 3l. 11s. 10¾d. from North Britain) for money received from Collectors 315l. 6s. 4d., for ditto on bonds, viz. for Principal 447l. 3s. 5d. and for Interest 70l. 6s.d.83216
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 (besides 1,396l. 19s. 9d. [in bonds] and 781l. 4s.d. from North Britain) for money received from Collectors 119,730l. 14s.d. and for ditto in bonds, viz. for Principal 1,025l. 0s.d. and for Interest 45l. 1s. 2d.120,8001511¼
total payments and allowances£334,704111¾
and so remains£52,46514
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money and bonds in their hands at Xmas 1718:
Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs, for bonds
ditto, for an assignment from the Board of Green Cloth by John Chaigneau1541211
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds to be prosecuted1,5767
Aberdovey (Robert Owen, money)11728
Aldeburgh (William Palmer, money)002
Arundell (John Peckham, money)415
Barnestaple (George Moore, money)251711¼
Beaumaris (Featherstone Nicholson, money)81310¼
Berwick (Samuel Kettleby, money)00
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)07
Boston (William Johnson, bonds)93182
Bridgwater (John Oldmixon, money)3641
Bridlington (John Bower, money)681611
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 1,387l. 18s.d. and in bonds 1,549l. 12s. 11½d.)2,937118
Biddeford (Thomas Jans, money)1211411¼
Cardiffe (Llewellen Trehearn, money)097
Cardigan (John Gwynn, money)94
Carlisle (Richard Gibson, money)374
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money)91918
Chichester (Henry Baker, money)61410½
Cowes (John Dale, money)104
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, money)16510
ditto (William Cowell, money)0143
Deale (Edward Peters, money)014
Dover (John Ball, money)4915
Exeter (William Sprye, money)8691410½
Falmouth (William Pye, money)15578
Faversham (John Smallman, money)2117
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money)6506
Gloucester (Richard Cossley, money)321
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money)122
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)15311
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)3593
Cardigan (Francis Howell, money)1019
Ipswich (Cooper Gravenor, money)28219
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 71l. 15s.d. and in bonds 602l. 1s. 10¼d.)67317
Lannelthy (John Phillips, money)28160
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 393l. 3s.d. and in bonds 332l. 8s. 11d.)72512
Lynn (Henry Hare, bonds)61716
Milford (William Goodacre, money)1336
Minehead (Thomas Blake, money)22
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)519
Newhaven (Edward Pallington, money)191610¼
Penryne (Ambrose Thompson, in money 8l. 18s.d. and in bonds 7l. 17s.d.)1616
Penzance (William Warren, money)1112
Plymouth (David Morris, money)21800
Poole (Alfrid Lawson, money)991
Poulton (James Chew, in money 411l. 7s.d. and in bonds 55l. 1s.d.)4669
Rye (James Benn, money)5419
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)018
Southampton (Francis Medcalf, money)991211½
Southwould (Edward Davis, money)6018
Swanzey (William Gwynn in money 73l. 14s. 11¼d. and in bonds 37l. 7s.d.)11129
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, money)11011
Whitby (Hamlet Woods, money)10113
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, money)6313
Wisbeech (Joseph Ryland, money)1739
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money)6819
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, money)1150
and on the following late Receivers and Collectors, for money unless otherwise stated:
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds delivered by the Executors of the late Henry Ferne, late Receiver General and Cashier
Aberdovey (John Bevan)6611¼
Arundell (John Wentworth)4210
Beaumaris (William Lewis)45
Berwick (George Moor)410
Boston (Samuel Oldfield)1,4881910½
Bridgewater (Nicholas Jefferys)2116
Biddeford (Charles Jones3050
Cardiffe (Alexander Purcell)01810
Cowes (Thomas Cole)7706
Dartmouth (Lodwick Jackson)441011¼
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe)64162
Exeter (Charles Orchard)40016
ditto (William Chamberlaine)1,137122
Faversham (Charles Sherman)27017
Lancaster (Joseph Bently)455
Lime (Thomas Jans)67138
Padstow (William Taylor)619
Penzance (Richard Score, junior)414
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine)880
Rochester (John Pope)1909
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden)128110
Sunderland (William Ettrick)713
Truro (Richard Jennings)1589
Arundell (Nicholas Eveleigh)2375
Boston (John Butler)457106
ditto (John Clarke)224143
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont)42116
Biddeford (Richard Ustick)322187
ditto (John Bolitho)560311
Carlisle (Joseph Sewell)94
Chichester (James Whitwood)1,2431010
ditto (Samuel Bincks)283711½
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson)15607
ditto (James Jenkinson)00
Deale (James Smith)8211111¼
ditto (Lancelot Whitehall)834136
Dover (Richard Breton)7,9717
ditto (Robert Breton)3,1701110
Falmouth (William Peirson)861
ditto (Rawley Radford)44171
ditto (Thompson and Jennings)802
Faversham (Nicholas Mattson)1411½
Fowey (John Dagg)29170
ditto (Thomas Bulley)5917
ditto (Thomas Jans)510
Harwich (Robert Meadows)84
Ilfracomb (John Keir)100
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgeman)8149
Liverpoole (Edward Smith)10915
Milford (Walter Middleton)1,05118
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, senior)304
Padstow (Francis Leister)110
ditto (Charles Anderton)130
Penryne (Edmond Harry)12715
Penzance (John Williams)5395
ditto (Charles Jones)3911
Poole (William Bowles)4734
ditto (George Savile)40514
ditto (William Chamberlaine)6916
Portsmouth (John Weaver)93063
ditto (Samuel Bincks)3463
Poulton (William Jennings)9197
Rochester (John Moor)21030
Rye (Francis Lightfoot)909
ditto (Robert Manly)1819
ditto (George Shuckburgh)88810
Sandwich (Michael Walford)95710
Scilly (Lodwick Jackson)3011¼
Shoreham (John Gouldham)02
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnell)2,2085
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter)665155
ditto (Matthew Seyes)485
Weymouth (Lodwick Jackson)18915
ditto (Thomas Bower)6318
Whitby (Garrard Fox)73196
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall)31129
ditto (Joseph Sewell)2666
ditto (Warwick Arthur)1642
Yarmouth (Thomas Clarke)2559
whereof in money 40,520l. 14s.d. and in bonds 11,945l. 0s.d.
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 18 October 1725.


AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 790, ROLL 1005 [A.O.1/790/1005].

Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.

25 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Arrears: Remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the foot of the last Accompt none, they being in surplusagenil
but the value of bonds for securing payment of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar as at the foot of the preceding Accompt2,4086
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors on the said Impositions within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money
interest on bonds0110½
(total London port 165,842l. 15s. 11¾d.)
Arundell (John Peckham)
Aberdovy (John Bevan, late Collector)36
Bristoll (John Sansome, ditto)2061311
ditto (Jacob Reynardson)8,1963
Berwick (Samuel Kettilby)113
Barnstaple (George Moore)31410
Bridgwater (John Oldmixon)44000
Biddeford (Thomas Jans)23618
Chester (Joseph Sewell)2,529110
Chichester (Henry Baker)08
Carlisle (Richard Gibson)2917
Dover (John Ball)3669
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)267
Deal (Edward Peters)15310
Exeter (William Sprye)3,24123
Feversham (Charles Sherman)581
Falmouth (William Pye)1271
Hull (Hugh Mason)4,570010
Lynn (Henry Hare)8,25719
Lime (George Lisle)30
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)69400
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman)31108
Looe (John Dyer)4956
Minehead (Francis Webber, late Collector)52114
ditto (Thomas Blake)36166
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)58609
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson)4702
Poole (Alfrid Lawson)7000
Rye (James Benn)119
Stockton (Peter Conset)3226
St. Ives (Richard Upton)24011
Southampton (Francis Medcalf, late Collector)20000
ditto (Charles Tyrrell)2,37855
Shoreham (James Lamb)06
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher)133710¼
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)845
Wisbech (Joseph Ryland)580110½
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)274
Wells (John Keen)317
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)42620
(total Outports 35,050l. 19s.d.)
total charge and receipts£203,3021
Surplusage at the foot of the last Accompt3710
fees and salaries:
these Accomptants for extraordinary clerks, 50l.; Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, for ditto in Midsummer quarter 1716, 12l. 10s.; the four Examiners of the Outport books, 30l.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 75l.
repayments for damaged Wines and Wine overentered4,997181
(total allowances as above 5,165l. 8s. 1d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates195,85716
total payments and allowances£201,060156
and so remains£2,2415
against which the value of bonds remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the determination of this Accompt£2,2916
and so the Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 16 July 1721.