Declared Accounts
Customs, Silks and Linens


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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Silks and Linens', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26: 1712 (1954), pp. CCCXLII-CCCLI. URL: Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Customs, Silks and Linens

PIPE OFFICE; ROLL 1044 [E351/1044].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 639, ROLL 227 [A.O.1/639/227].
WILLIAM BURNET, Comptroller General of the Customs.
25 December 1711 to 25 December 1712.
Arrears: remaining upon the end of the preceding Accompt in money59,74110
ditto in bonds2,79710
Receipts: money due and payable, collected or secured within the time of this Accompt:
for the New Impositions which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Grand Receipt, in money90000
for the New Impositions which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Grand Receipt, in money50,70099
ditto, ditto, in bonds66,103010
(total London port 116,803l. 10s. 7d.)
Aberdovey (John Bevan, in money)09
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, in money 277l. 17s. 9½d., in bonds 35l. 9s. 10d.)3137
Beaumaris (William Lewis, in money)1115
Aldburgh (James Syred, in money)013
Berwick (George Moor, in money)41811½
Blackney and Cley (Thomas Shorting, in money)5746
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, in money)123129
Bridgewater (William Cornish, in money)5118
Bridlington (John Bower, in money)539
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 6,927l. 14s. 5¼d., in bonds 676l. 7s. 9d.)7,6042
Bydiford (Charles Jones, in money)2853
Chepstow (Walter Aldey, in money)468
Chester (Joseph Sewel, in money)4313
Colchester (James Bruce, in money)2310
Cowes (John Dale, in money 36l. 19s. 9¼d., in bonds 19l.)5519
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, in money)415
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, in money)262
Dover (John Ball, in money)77011
Exeter (William Chamberlain, in money)62513
Falmouth (William Pye, in money)1438
Fowey (Thomas Bulley, in money)06
ditto (Thomas Jans, in money)06
Gloucester (Richard Cossley, in money)497
Harwich (Jacob Bury, in money)324133
Hull (Hugh Mason, in money)1,1766
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, in money)239
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money)318410¼
Lyme (Thomas Jans, in money)0128
Lynn (Henry Hare, in money)35210
Milford (William Goodacre, in money)51410
Minehead (Francis Webber, in money)45402
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money)71734
Newhaven (Alexander Shoebridge, in money)312
Padstow (William Taylor, in money)6418
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, in money)3411
Plymouth (David Morris, in money)29112
Poole (Thomas Chamberlain, in money)063
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, in money)3830
Rochester (John Pope, in money)32817
Rye (George Shuckburgh, in money)804
St. Ives (Richard Upton, in money)5912
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, in money)2313
Scarborough (John Baines, in money)516
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, in money)552
Scilly (Francis Ley, in money)010
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, in money)1755
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, in money11526
Sunderland (William Ettrick, in money)795
Truro (Richard Jennings, in money)473
Wells (John Keen, in money)8011¾
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, in money)29105
Whitby (George Trotter, in money)332
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, in money)1613
Wisbeech (Robert Twells, in money)25010½
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, in money)22
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, in money)45411
(total Outports 15,191l. 9s. 11¾d.)
for the New Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, on the Grand Receipt, in money16,740910
ditto, ditto, in bonds122111½
(total London port 16,863l. 1s. 9½d.)
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, in money)13408
Beaumaris (William Lewis, in money)01910
Berwick (George Moor, in money)74105
Blackney and Cley (Thomas Shorting, in money)01
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, in money)90
Bridgewater (Nicholas Jefferies, in money)918
Bridlington (John Bower, in money)181411½
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 3,289l. 16s. 3¾d., in bonds 89l. 1s. 4½d.)3,37817
Bydiford (Charles Jones, in money)1906
Chepstow (Walter Aldey, in money)79
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money)21
Colchester (James Bruce, in money)2815
Cowes (John Dale, in money)327
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, in money)1816
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, in money)0810½
Dover (John Ball, in money)017
Exeter (William Chamberlain, in money)57216
Falmouth (William Pye, in money)961210¼
Harwich (Jacob Bury, in money)13612
Hull (Hugh Mason, in money)3,70612
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, in money)630
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, in money)4133
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, in money)320188
Looe (John Dyer, in money)014
Lynn (Henry Hare, in money)970510¼
Milford (William Goodacre, in money)310
Minehead (Francis Webber, in money)21415
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money)2,07210
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson, in money)153103
Plymouth (David Morris, in money)307151
Poole (Thomas Chamberlain, in money)114
Fowey (Charles Lamb, in money)11
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, in money)39417
Rochester (John Pope, in money)22011
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, in money)2517
Scarborough (John Baines, in money)474
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, in money)6413
Southwold (Edward Davies, in money)17
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, in money)357148
Sunderland (William Ettrick, in money)58118
Swanzey (William Gwynn, in money)16
Wells (John Keen, in money)307
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, in money)4014
Whitby (George Trotter, in money)4605
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, in money)198
Wisbeech (Robert Twells, in money)0211¾
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, in money)44
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, in money)31513
(total Outports 14,134l. 0s. 11¼d.)
(total receipts as above 163,892l. 3s. 3½d.)
Overpayments by Collectors, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 (Outports)1,868193
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 (London 681l. 4s. 1d., Outports 710l. 15s. 7¼d.)1,39119
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 (Outports)2481511¾
total charge and receipts£229,940187
Money remitted to the Receiver General and Cashier of Customs149,24514
overpayments by Collectors on the preceding Accompt, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 17101,4454
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 17124749
allowances for repayments upon debentures for silks and linens exported:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 (London port)571
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 (including London port 10,065l. 3s. 6d. and Bristol 765l. 13s. 7¾d.)11,0590
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 (including London port 130l. 15s. 10d. and Bristol 371l. 13s. 11¾d.)55111
allowances upon certificates of damages or over-entries, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 171224319
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 17127348
salaries and incidents, not detailed3,7721
total payments and allowances£166,9225
and so remains63,01812
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
the King's Remembrancer for bonds delivered to him to be prosecuted7310
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, for money)1514
Beaumaris (William Lewis, for money)22167
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, for money)058
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, for bonds)3501410½
Bydiford (Charles Jones, for money)0111¾
Chester (Joseph Sewel, for money)00
Colchester (James Bruce, for money)4214
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, for money)3313
Harwich (Jacob Bury, for money)1113
Hull (Hugh Mason, for money)45914
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, for money)162
Maldon (Peter Robjent, for money)191
Milford (William Goodacre, for money)6410½
Minehead (Francis Webber, for money)29176
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, for money)2650
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, for money)08
Penzance (Richard Score, for money)064
Plymouth (David Morris, for money)79111½
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, for money)7765
Rye (George Shuckburgh, for money)17414
Scarborough (John Baines, for money)4157
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, for money)2271
Swanzey (William Gwyn, for money)2912
Truro (Richard Jennings, for money)5119
Whitby (George Trotter, for money)8129
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor, for money)9716
and upon several late collectors, for money:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton)2617
Berwick (James Howard)3740
Boston (John Butler)1585
ditto (John Clark)7801310
ditto (Charles Northcot)466
Bristol (John Dutton Colt)15,36215
ditto (John Sansom)5,11516
Bydiford (Richard Ustick)245011
ditto (John Bolitho)4261110¼
Carlisle (William Christian)21111
Chester (Mathew Anderton)115
ditto (Thomas Tyndall)122102
Chichester (James Whitwood)73915
ditto (Samuel Bincks)36813
Cowes (Thomas Cole)4657
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson)2619
Deale (James Smith)1512
ditto (Lancelot Whitehall)67410½
Dover (Richard Britain)2,726131
Exeter (Charles Orchard)1,2257
Falmouth (George Sprye)2137
ditto (William Pierson)6515
ditto (Rawleigh Radford)895
ditto ([Ambrose] Thomson and [Richard] Jennings)2718
Feversham (Charles Sherman)230138
ditto (Nicholas Matson)4616
Fowey (John Dagg)896
Harwich (Mark Wildbore)50190
ditto (Robert Meadowes)2,11615
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgeman)111195
ditto (Benjamin Huggins)211
ditto (John Knackstone)1018
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough)2771310¼
Lyme (Peter Southwick)49
Lynn (Robert Thorowgood)324
ditto (Robert Twelves)070
Milford (Walter Midleton)793174
ditto (Joseph Sewel)119
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme)96596
Newcastle (John Pye)1,9231511½
ditto (Sir Thomas Doleman)00
Padstow (Francis Leicester)1403
ditto (John Bligh)207
Penryn (Edmond Harry)36211¼
ditto (Sidney Bligh)1136
Penzance (John Williams)674121
ditto (Charles Jones)4424
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton)5,36413
ditto (William Pierson)5908
Poole (William Jacomb)209
ditto (William Bowles)9494
ditto (George Savile)2668
ditto (William Chamberlain)7212
Portsmouth (John Weavor)31017
Rochester (John Moor)70212
Rye (Francis Lightfoot)4817
ditto (Robert Manley)545
Sandwich (Michael Walford)1,16914
Shoreham (Abraham Aldersey)210
Southampton (Adam de Cardonel)1,85317
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter)5296
ditto (Mathew Seys)3325
Truro (Nicholas Saunders)3091811¾
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson)1057
Whitby (Gerard Fox)3275
ditto (George Macey)563
ditto (James Sedgwick)64126
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall)444
ditto (Warwick Arthur)40
Yarmouth (Thomas Clark)3210
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, for bonds, on the Grand Receipt1,01816
Aberdovey (John Bevan, money)09
Aldburgh (James Syred, money)012
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money 27l. 3s. 11¾d., bonds 27l. 17s. 4d.)551
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money)61
Berwick (George Moor, money)312
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)01311
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money)25412
Bridgewater (William Cornish, money)3414
Bridlington (John Bower, money)100198
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 536l. 3s. 4½d., bonds 135l.)6713
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money)7517
Cowes (John Dale, money 30l. 18s. 1½d., bonds 4l. 15s.)3513
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money)00
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money)612
Dover (John Ball, money)4719
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money)30111
Falmouth (William Pye, money)36
Fowey (Thomas Bulley, money)238
ditto (Thomas Jans, money)06
Gloucester (Richard Cossley, money)81510
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)19711½
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money)04
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money)138
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money)4760
Looe (John Dyer, money)118
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money)121
Lynn (Henry Hare, money)54317
Milford (William Goodacre, money)457
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)3698
Penrynn (Ambrose Thomson, money)0011½
Plymouth (David Morris, money)132
Poulton (William Jennings, money)3011¾
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money)1077
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money)38
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)20611½
Scarborough (John Baines, money)11519
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money)552
Scilly (Francis Ley, money)010
Southampton (Frances Medcalfe, money)17
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money)17510
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money)1241
Swanzey (William Gwyn, money)1215
Wells (John Keen, money)37
Whitby (George Trotter, money)6996
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money)2206
and upon several late collectors for money:
Exeter (Thomas Jans)22
Leverpoole (Edmond Smith)5972
Padstow (John Bligh)7187
Sandwich (John Ball)4912
Wells (Alexander Midleton)655
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur)18210
ditto (Richard Gibson)5010
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, for bonds, on the Grand Receipt122111½
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)13314
Berwick (George Moor, money)74105
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money)01
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money)05
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 1,221l. 15s. 11½d., bonds 89l. 1s. 4½d.)1,310174
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money)180163
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money)21
Cowes (John Dale, money)610
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money)8169
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money)01
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money)01510½
Falmouth (William Pye, money)388
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money)11
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money)6399
Hull (Hugh Mason, money)72500
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money)1011
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money)2771210½
Looe (John Dyer, money)014
Lynn (Henry Hare, money)970510¼
Minehead (Francis Webber, money)539
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money)1,3621910¾
Plymouth (David Morris, money)16889
Poole (Thomas Chamberlain, money)114
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money)16713
Rochester (John Pope, money)9110¾
Scarborough (John Baines, money)474
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money)01711½
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money)24779
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money)16
Wells (John Keen, money)24
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money)4014
Whitby (George Trotter, money)1452
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, money)198
Wisbeech (Robert Twells, money)0211¾
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money)26812
total in money 61,263l. 1s. 10¾d., in bonds 1,755l. 10s. 11d£63,01812
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 8 March 1717–18.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1206 [E.351/1206].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 782, ROLL 986 [A.O.1/782/986].
HENRY FERNE, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
25 December 1711 to 25 December 1712.
Arrears: remaining at the foot of the last Accomptnil
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
out of the Duty which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., on the Grand Receipt958147
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)440126
Berwick (Lionell Norman)1410½
Biddiford (Charles Jones)241
Exeter (Richard Score)165
Fowy (Charles Jones, late collector)485
Portsmouth (Samuel Binckes)688
Whitehaven (John Fotherby, late collector)5513
Yarmouth (Thomas Clarke, late collector)19130
(total Outports 674l. 4s. 4½d.)
out of the Duties which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., on the Grand Receipt108,565122
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)8,17316
Barnestable (Robert Row)32910
Berwick (George Moor)8138
Blackney and Cley (Thomas Shorting)441211½
Bideford (Charles Jones)3775
Chester (Joseph Sewell)1818
Cowes (John Dale)6819
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson)1162
Deal (Salathiel Rolfe)2315
Dover (John Ball)114
Exeter (William Chamberlaine)3541310
Harwich (Jacob Bury)3691
Hull (Hugh Mason)1,7117
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley)3711
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)879128
Lynn (Henry Hare)4541310¾
Minehead (Francis Webber)3149
Newcastle (Anthony Isaackson)54000
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson)3410
Plymouth (David Morris)267102
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine)063
Portsmouth (Samuel Binckes)234140
Rochester (John Pope)15000
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher)31120
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe)28912
Stockton (Thomas Lowson)14812
Weymouth (Thomas Bower)10000
Whitby (George Trotter)18
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson)721510¼
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby)212
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor)1,7671
Fowey (Thomas Bulley)011
Poole (Francis Medcalfe)29153
Deale (John Power)21176
Exeter (Richard Score)78
Shoreham (Abraham Aldersey)210
(total Outports 16,964l. 10s. 3¼d.)
out of the Duty which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., on the Grand Receipt16,61040
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)1,672189
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson)696
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe)0110¾
Exeter (William Chamberlaine)488103
Falmouth (William Pye)584
Harwich (Jacob Bury)732
Hull (Hugh Mason)2,2851310
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith)2000
Minehead (Francis Webber)4500
Newcastle (Anthony Isaackson)20000
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson)15311
Plymouth (David Morris)13964
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks)20000
Rochester (John Pope)10000
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher)1000
Stockton (Thomas Lowson)19910¼
(total Outports 5,472l. 8s. 7½d.)
total charge and receipts£149,24514
Surplusage on the last Accompt01
allowed to sundry merchants on debentures for goods exported:
on the Duty to 31 July 17101,6321811½
on the Duty to 31 July 171234,4321
on the Duty from 1 Aug. 17122,3659
allowed on Certificates of damaged goods and over entries:
and of the Duty to 31 July 1712394311½
out of the Duty from 1 Aug. 17121331410
salaries: allowed for extraordinary clerks5000
to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee and to Arthur Mainwaring, late Auditor, for the Account up to Xmas 17075000
to the four Examiners of the Outport Books1000
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 171290,62173
out of the Impositions from 1 Aug. 171219,55518
total payments and allowances£149,24515
and so this Accomptant is in Surplusage016
Declared 24 March 1714–15.