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'Declared Accounts: Excise', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26: 1712 (1954), pp. CCCLI-CCCLXXXIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85928 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Excise

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1435 [E351/1435].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 730 [A.O.1/1079/730].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1711 (exclusive) to 24 June 1712 (inclusive).
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in neat money at 24 June 171157,08818
remaining due from sundry brewers and others in the Country Collections33,14118
ditto, ditto, in London13,04813
remaining due from sundry former Collectors in the Country25,0343
resting due from sundry present Collectors in the Country3,291311
and from Edward Hyrne, late Collector in London port (101l. 9s. 6¾d.) and from John Franks and John Courtney upon bond for the Duty on Brandy imported in London (170l. 2s. 0d.)27111
and from Patricius Roberts, late Collector of London Port13917
resting due from several Collectors of Imported Liquors in the Outports (941l. 0s. 7d.) and from Richard Butler upon bond for the Duty on Imported Liquors, Plymouth port (37l. 13s. 4d.)9781311
resting due from several persons concerned in collecting the Duties on Coffee, Cyder and Mead, etc. in London1,31688
resting due from the Treasurer of the Navy for several bills drawn on him9961
resting to be accompted for by several noblemen and others for money taken up in the time of the late Revolution [of 1688]18,72312
money imprested to the Cashier50000
153,634711¼
Receipts: the whole Produce of the Excise due and payable for a year to 24 June inclusive:
produce of the several Country Collections677,91912
produce of the Excise in London, Westminster and Bills of Mortality317,25853
produce of the Excise for Imported Liquors, London port and Outports26,2979
received from John Haines, Clerk to the Register, for the Queen's part of London fines227113
1,021,702187
sundry additions and overbalances etc.:
rent of a part of the old Excise office in Broad Street; three quarters to 29 Sept. 17118400
money received from Francis Audley, Land Tax Collector in Essex, for an overpayment by William Milton, Collector of Excise200
over balance due to Edward Pilsworth, junior, formerly a clerk in the Distillery Office828
balances due to several Country Collectors (Thomas Strong, Northampton; Charles Fryth, Sheffield; William Feast, Cambridge; Edmund Aram, Cornwall; Peter Brougham, Cumberland; John Jepson, Durham; Edward Heming, Hereford; Richard Patterson, Lynn; John Meadows, Oxford; Charles Faile, Sheffield; Benjamin Everrad, Sussex; John Vero, Taunton; Powlett Asterley, Taunton; John Ferryman, Wales Middle; Francis Davis, Wales North; William Walbank, Norwich; amounts shown in each case)249611¾
balances due to Collectors in Outports (Rowland Davies, Cardiff port; Walter Aldey, Chepstow port; Anthony Isaacson, Newcastle port; Samuel Bincks, Portsmouth port; George Shuckburgh, Rye port; Thomas Chamberlaine, Poole port)11111½
gross produce of the Duty on Sweets intermixed in vouchers with Exciseable Liquors911
43635
total charge and receipts£1,175,773911¼
Discharge.
Overbalances due to several Collectors and others from the preceding Accompt:
to Edward Pilsworth, junior [as above]828
to several Country Collectors, not detailed here18710
to several Collectors in the Outports, ditto411010½
23614
salaries, riding charges, incidents etc.:
Collectors' salaries in the Country etc.70,2251610¾
riding charges of Country Collectors4,832190
incident charges1,727143
Officers' taxes6,69317
charges in returning money to London4296
to Edward Noell (104l. 11s. 5d.), James Vernon (144l.), Nicholas Pollexfen (113l. 2s. 10¼d.) and Whitlock Bulstrod (80l. 11s. 5d.), Commissioners of Excise, for travelling expenses4425
84,35119
allowances for Exciseable Liquors exported as merchandise etc.:
allowances for Liquors exported66814
allowances pursuant to Justices'warrants1537
allowance to the fishermen of Great Yarmouth in consideration of their payment of Excise on strong beer provided for their North Sea and herring fishing for a year to Mich. 1711; by Treasury warrant of 15 Dec. 171116000
9822
exports and over-charges allowed in London:
to sundry brewers for beer exported22464
ditto for cyder exported100
to sundry brewers for overcharges3598
to several distillers ditto on Low Wines38187
to sundry persons for cyder overcharged1315
and for mead overcharged1310
63813
allowances in the port of London and Outports:
necessary and incident charges, London port41927
allowance for brandy overcharged3134
poundage and salaries in the Outports3763
incident charges, ditto6041
88613
(total London port 450l. 5s. 11d., Outports 436l. 7s. 6¾d.)
total for salaries and other allowances as above 86,859l. 8s. 6¾d.
ready money received and had and particularly accompted for912,3291310½
total payments and allowances£999,4251611¾
and then remains176,3471211½
whereof
neat money unaccompted for, to be charged in the next year's Accompt79,3984
remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry brewers etc. in the several Counties in England and Wales33,481189
ditto in London (beer and ale 4,512l. 19s. 8¾d., strong waters 1,148l. 10s. 10¼d., low wines 2,492l. 8s. 11½d., coffee 2,832l. 5s. 10d., cyder 1,314l. 2s. 10½d., mead 476l. 18s. 11d., and sweets 285l. 19s. 2¼d.)13,0636
46,5455
arrears unpaid by Collectors and others for the balances of their Accompts and bills of exchange, detailed (George Murry, late Collector of Bedford; Richard Tooth, Collector of Bristoll, for a bill on the Earl of Danby; William Leggon, for bills of exchange unpaid; Henry Benson, late Collector of Durham; Sir Edward Bathurst and Ralph Deane, late Collectors of Gloucester; Ambrose Thelwall, late Collector of Hertford; Francis Hill and Thomas Benson, late Collectors of Lancaster; John Stephenson, late Collector of Northumberland; Thomas Coweden, late Collector of Norfolk; William Hornby, late Collector of Hertford, Lincoln North, Middlesex and Surrey; John Kiffen, late Collector of York South West; Rivers Dickenson, received of Andrew Clayton, late Collector of Middlesex and Surrey; Simon Donjoy, late Collector of Surrey; George Newton, late Collector of Wales East; John Trotman and Thomas Jervis, late Officers in Wales Middle; William Benson and Ephraim Sandford, late Collectors of Westmorland; Richard Andrewson, late Collector of Wales North; Ferdinando Hudleston, late Collector of York North; John Jennings, late Collector of Worcester; Thomas Bird, late Collector of Oxford and Berks.; Richard Braynton, received of Thomas Clark, late Collector of Hereford and Worcester; John Crundell, for the remainder of his note for 159l. 10s. 7d.; Peter Parr and Arthur Jefferies for part of a bill of 150l. on accompt of John Lyford, Collector of Hants.; Joseph Field, remainder of two bills taken of John Rampley, late Collector, Suffolk; Sara Dodd, remainder of two bills of exchange; John Gwin upon a bond in Hereford and Worcester Collections; John Grocer for a bill in Suffolk Collection, and part of a bill relating to Worcester Collection; Jacob Sheldrake for a bill relating to Macclesfield Collection; Henry Willet, late Collector of Suffolk; Thomas Woodward for bills in Derby Collection; Joseph Reynoldson for bills of exchange; Thomas Combe, late Collector of Canterbury; John Powell, late Collector of Exeter; John Hill, late Collector of Lancaster; Francis Johnson, late Collector of Taunton; Ralph Leicester, late Collector of Westmorland; Edmund Carter, received of William Hornby, late Collector of Hertford; Benjamin Child, part of a bill received of Charles Parry, late Collector of Reading; Charles Wind, late Collector of Chester; William Raine, late Collector of Lancaster; Thomas Bretten, late Collector of Hants.)25,034156
remaining in arrear and unpaid by several Collectors for the balances of this year's Accompts3,46872
remaining in arrear from Edward Herne and from John Franks and John Courtney in the port of London27111
remaining in arrear for balances due from several former and present Collectors in the Outports on this year's Accompts and from Richard Butler, late Collector of Plymouth port for the duty of Brandy on bond, detailed9902
remaining in arrear and unpaid for balances due from sundry Collectors etc. in London, detailed:
£s.d.
London distillery389198
London coffee32918
London cyder1429
London mead4478
London sweets6120
1,31688
remaining unpaid on several bills of exchange drawn upon the Navy Treasurer, detailed9961
(total in arrear and unpaid by Collectors and others 31,180l. 11s. 6½d.)
depending upon several noblemen and others for money taken up in the time of the late Revolution18,72312
imprest money in the hands of the Commissioners or their Cashier50000
sum total of the supers to balance the Accompt£176,3471211½
Declared 17 July 1717.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1356 [E351/1356].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 912, ROLL 97 [A.O.1/912/97].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1711 to 24 June 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining as by the end of the last Cash Accompt15,765169
depending upon the late Sub-Commissioners, Farmers and others for arrears due before 25 Dec. 166032,6056
depending upon the late Sub-Commissioners, Farmers and others for receipts in the years 1661 and 1662, for rents at Mich. 1665, Mids. 1668 and Mids. 1674, and for money paid without sufficient warrant22,224124
70,59515
(total depending 54,829l. 18s. 9½d.)
Receipts: moneys received within the time of this Accompt upon the following:
the Hereditary and Temporary Excise:
to 8 March 1701–2:
Christmas quarter 17111456
since 8 March 1701–2:
Michaelmas quarter 1711104,5246
Christmas quarter 171199,87048
Ladyday quarter 1712107,319310½
Midsummer quarter 1712108,26512
419,99312
(total since 8 March 1701–2 419,979l. 6s. 7¼d.)
the Additional 9d. for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3:
Michaelmas quarter 171133,51418
Christmas quarter 171132,31658
Ladyday quarter 171233,93813
Midsummer quarter 171234,5477
134,3175
the Additional [or Lottery] 9d. commencing 17 May 1697 for 16 years:
Michaelmas quarter 171134,6716
Christmas quarter 171138,056311
Ladyday quarter 171235,246811
Midsummer quarter 171236,3471711½
144,321172
the Additional or Bank 9d. commencing 17 May 1697:
Michaelmas quarter 171133,51418
Christmas quarter 171132,3092
Ladyday quarter 171233,93813
Midsummer quarter 171234,54776
134,3102
the Additional 3d. on Beer, Ale, Cyder etc. for 32 years from 26 March 1710:
Michaelmas quarter, 171113,18811
Christmas quarter 171112,22718
Ladyday quarter 171213,2458
Midsummer quarter 171213,3879
52,049711½
Low Wines and Spirits of the First Extraction for 96 years from 24 June 1710:
Michaelmas quarter 17117,36318
Christmas quarter 17117,6761111¼
Ladyday quarter 17127,01213
Midsummer quarter 17127,2671010½
29,320142
money received in part of London fines and penalties 24 June 1710 to 24 June 1711:
Christmas quarter 1711227113
money received out of the Additional 9d. ended 24 July 1692 and out of the Double 9d. ended 17 May, 1697:
Christmas quarter 17111456
(total receipts as above 914,554l. 15s. 4¾d.)
Voluntary charge:
rent of part of the Old Excise Office to Mich. 17118400
(to the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 40l. 1s. 8¼d.; to the Additional 9d. for 99 years 12l. 18s. 3d.; to the 16 years 9d. 12l. 18s. 2¾d.; to the Additional or Bank 9d. 12l. 18s. 3d.; to the Additional 3d. 4l. 10s. 2d.; and to Low Wines 13s. 5d.)
total charge and receipts£985,2341011¼
Discharge.
Salaries and rents to the following:
William Strong, George Townesend, Philip Ryley, Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, bt., Edward Noell, Christopher Montagu, Nicholas Pollexfen, Whitlock Bulstrode and James Vernon, junior, the nine Commissioners7,20000
Sir William Honeywood, bt., Thomas Goodman, James Ashburn, Walter Hungerford and William Lyndall, the five Commissioners for Appeals1,00000
the Officers, named, attending the Commissioners for Appeals18000
Sir Basill Dixwell, bt., Auditor of the Excise, for himself and clerks70000
Thomas Sidney, Comptroller of the Excise, for ditto1,32000
John Bruere, a clerk in the Comptroller's Office8000
John Brougham, Secretary, to the Commissioners of Excise45000
Thomas Yarburgh, `Register, and John Haines, his clerk39000
Edward Pauncfort, Receiver General and Cashier1,55000
John Ellis, Solicitor35000
Richard Hill, Tellor8000
Mrs. Mary Howard, Housekeeper, and Mrs. Elizabeth Gibbons, Deputy Housekeeper25000
John Matthew, Clerk of the Securities10000
and several under officers for their salaries11,802120
William Harvey for rent of the former Office in Broad Street35000
Thomas Frederick for rent of his house in St. Olave Old Jewry, London (at 300l. less 36l. for the Little House paid by the Cashier)26400
26,066120
(The above is allowed as follows:
out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 12,205l. 9s. 3¾d., out of the 9d. for 99 years 3,985l. 4s. 4¾d., out of the 16 years 9d. 4,103l. 17s. 1¼d., out of the Bank 9d. 3.985l. 4s. 4½d., out of the Additional 3d. 1,370l. 16s. 9¾d.;., out of the Duty on Low Wines 416l. 0s. 0d.)
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others for work and materials and for incident charges, detailed3,347011¼
Charles, Duke of Cleveland, for his pension3,00000
George, Duke of Northumberland, the like3,00000
Charles, Duke of Grafton (2,000l. per an.) and the Dowager Duchess of Grafton (1,000l.)3,00000
payments for Officers' taxes; by special warrant from the Lord High Treasurer (allotted to the several Duties)1,477136
allowance for the charges of Edward Pauncfort, Cashier, in paying divers sums into the Exchequer, etc. (allotted as above)21412
allowance for beer, cyder, etc., exported as merchandise, for overcharges, and for a balance due to a Collector, detailed132172
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:£s.d.
on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise395,2981611½
on the Additional or Fund 9d. for 99 years129,278510
on the Additional 9d. for 16 years139,0641410½
on the Additional or Bank 9d.129,271211½
on the Additional 3d.50,2831810
on the Duty on Low Wines and Spirits of the First Extraction28,65219
on the Additional 9d. ended 24 July 1692 and the Double 9d. ended 17 May 16971456
and for ready money out of Fines and Penalties227113
872,0901711½
total payments and allowances£912,3291310½
and so remains72,90417
whereof depending on sundry Sub-Commissioners for money collected in part of arrears due to 25 Dec. 1660, detailed, as in the preceding Cash Accompt14,095181
and upon sundry late Farmers of the Excise named, for rent due to 25 March 1658; as in the preceding Cash Accompt17,196160
money collected on accompt of fines and in the hands of two Tellors, named; as in the preceding Cash Accompt1,31212
32,6056
depending on divers late Sub-Commissioners, named, for Excise due since 25 Dec. 1660; as in the preceding Cash Accompt4,05365
and on divers late Farmers of Excise for rents; as in the preceding Cash Accompt16,884111½
also depending upon the then Commissioners of Excise and their Cashier for passing their patent without sufficient warrant; as in the preceding Cash Accompt1,287311½
22,224124
£54,82918
and depending upon the Commissioners:
for money imprested to the Cashier for incidents50000
for a quarter's salary of a deceased Country Accomptant for which no acquittance is yet produced2000
for two errors in the salary bills (Mich. and Xmas quarters 1711)241810¼
for the money arising out of:
the Hereditary and Temporary Excise7,9486
the Additional 9d. for 99 years2,49018
the Additional 9d. for 16 years2,5940
the Additional or Bank 9d.2,490182
the Lottery 9d. commenced 17 May 169700
the Additional 3d. commencing 26 March 17101,079811¾
the Duty on Low Wines to 24 March 1705–600
ditto since Midsummer 17109515
the Additional and Double 9d.00
Duty of 2s. per gallon on Brandy00
17,55418
£18,09917
Declared 25 February 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1450 [E351/1450].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 731 (Part I) [A.O.1/1079/731/1].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1711 inclusive to 24 June 1712 exclusive.
MALT DUTY.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt under the Act 9 Anne [c. 3].
Receipts: the whole Duty and Produce of the Duty on Malt, Mumm, Cyder and Perry for the period 24 June 1711 to 24 June 1712:
Gross Produce in Country Inland Collections:
Malt at 6d. a bushel574,53102
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead10,930100
Compounders4,75123
the Queen's share of Fines4634
interest on bills of exchange265
surcharges from Examiner's Office61511½
profit in returning money to London0150
Duty taken up, not accompted for previously143
590,72316
Gross Produce in the Outports:
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead2717
Mumm at 10s. a barrel56711½
8453
Gross Produce in London port:
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead07
Mumm at 10s. a barrel29512
2960
Gross Produce in London:
Malt at 6d. a bushel886143
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead733148
surcharges occasioned by fractions00
1,6209
total Produce 592,724l. 11s. 5½d.
overbalances (Collectors and Districts named)3565
total charge and receipts593,080169
Discharge.
salaries and incidents etc.:
salaries of Collectors etc. (not detailed)39,59612
riding charges2,62110
incident charges8581610½
Inferior Officers' taxes3,55119
returns of money to London3141110¾
incident charges in the Outports0140
Edward Noell (69l. 14s. 3½d.), Whitlock Bulstrode (53l. 14s. 3¼d.), Nicholas Pollexfen (75l. 8s. 6¾d.) and James Vernon (96l. 0s. 0d.), Commissioners, for travelling charges29417
47,2381210¼
allowances:
allowed at 6d. per 1l. to Collectors in the Outports for service relating to Cyder imported5191
allowed for Cyder overcharged in London71310¾
allowed for Malt overcharged in London48
allowed for Malt, Cyder etc. exported21,14511
allowed as per Justices' warrants3291511½
21,4939
total for payments and allowances as above 68,732l. 1s. 11½d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for294,91315
total payments and allowances£363,645173
and so remains229,434196
whereof remaining in arrear for Malt Duty ending 23 June 1712:£s.d.
remaining unpaid by several Malsters in the Country, not named47,74515
remaining due from sundry Malsters in London, ditto312
remaining due from sundry Country Collectors, ditto722198
48,47278
cash in the hands of the Cashier12,169911½
money received after Midsummer 1712 on Accompt of several Country Collectors168,2824
ditto on the Accompts of several Collectors in the Outports5015
ditto, on the Accompt of Patricius Roberts, Collector in London port15163
ditto on Accompt of sundry Malsters and Cyder Makers in London437146
cash paid by mistake to the Accompt for this Duty on Malt determined 23 June 1711611
180,9621110
total to balance the Accompt£229,434196
Declared 17 July 1717.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1374 [E351/1374].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 912, ROLL 98 [A.O.1/912/98].
The Governors and Commissioners of Excise.
24 June 1711 to 24 June 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the Commissioners:
out of the Duty on Malt, commencing 24 June 1711nil(first Accompt)
ditto, determined 23 June 17119,22114
ditto, determined 23 June 17105918
ditto, determined 23 June 17094267
ditto, determined 23 June 170800
ditto, determined 23 June 17073613
ditto, determined 23 June 170500
ditto, determined 23 June 170400
ditto, determined 23 June 170300
out of the Duty on Sweets commencing 25 March 170734210¼
out of the Old Duties on Malt and Leather00
9,7781610¾
remaining upon Thomas Tresham, a late Officer in the Excise, for money received on ten debentures for Malt exported68290
Receipts: money received out of the various Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry:
out of the Duty on Malt commencing 24 June 1711307,08353
ditto, determined 23 June 1711193,00918
ditto, determined 23 June 1710571910¼
ditto, determined 23 June 17095914
ditto, determined 23 June 17082314
ditto, determined 23 June 170711
ditto, determined 23 June 170426710
out of the Duty on Sweets for 99 years from 25 March 170749212
501,2684
total charge and receipts£511,72910
Discharge.
Salaries:
Sir Basil Dixwell, bt., Auditor, and his clerk6000
Thomas Sidney, Comptroller, for his Deputy and two clerks14000
Assistant Accomptants (five)30000
John Matthew, Clerk of the Securities, and Samuel Johnson, Correspondent10000
James Lambert, Chief Examiner, and other Examiners etc.2324
William Taylor, Doorkeeper12210
Edward Willet, Accomptant for the London Distillery, Cyder etc1000
James Philips, Assistant to the Clerk of the Diaries, and William Puriour, succeeding him from 17 Jan. 1711–124000
John Gibbons, Clerk of the Deliveries, for his Assistant4000
John Tooker and Anthony Cossens, the two Accomptants General12000
John Francis, Robert Nesbitt and John Howson, three Receivers and Billmen12000
John Geast, Messenger5000
Jervase Clarke, Assistant Doorkeeper150
1,3360
payments to tradesmen, artificers, and others, named, for goods delivered, work done, law charges etc.1,88293
payments by special Warrants, detailed372710¼
payments for Cyder and Sweets overcharged, for Malt spoiled and for Malt exported, detailed6,434107
ready money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Malt Duty commencing 24 June 1711289,79812
out of the Malt Duty determined 23 June 1711197,448174
out of the Malt Duty determined 23 June 171018481
out of arrears under the Malt Duty Act 1 Anne [st. 2, c. 3]26710
out of the Duty on Sweets455113
487,91317
total payments and allowances£497,9395
and so remains13,7905
whereof depending on Thomas Tresham, part of 982l. 9s. due on ten debentures for Malt exported, fraudulently paid to a wrong hand68290
£s.d.
and depending on the Commissioners of Excise: out of the Malt Duty commencing 24 June 171112,169911
ditto, determined 23 June 1711311610½
ditto, determined 23 June 1710350178
ditto, determined 23 June 17094801
ditto, determined 23 June 17082214
ditto, determined 23 June 1707371411¼
ditto, determined 23 June 170500
ditto, determined 23 June 170300
out of the Duty on Sweets from 25 March 1707150
out of the old Duties on Malt and Leather00
13,10716
£13,7905
Declared 25 February 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: HOPS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1461 [E351/1461].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 731 (Part 3) [A.O.1/1079/731/3].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
1 June 1711 to 24 June 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt. Receipts: the whole produce of the Duty on Hops 1 June 1711 to 24 June 1712:
Gross Produce in the Country Inland Collections:
British hops; stock in hand 1 June 1711 at 1d. per pound4,2679
Foreign hops; ditto at 3d. per pound13719
British growing duty 1 June 1711 to 24 June 1712 at 1d. per pound43,39711
47,80230
Gross Produce in London:
British hops; stock in hand 1 June 1711 at 1d. per pound2,4253
Foreign hops; ditto at 3d. per pound41156
fines due to the Queen5317
interest on bills of exchange returned016
surcharges from ledger042
2,52116
total Produce of the Duty as above 50,323l. 19s. 5¼d.
overbalances paid into the Excise Office by sundry Collectors, named (with places)712
total charge and receipts£50,331123
Discharge.
Prompt payment, salaries, incidents, etc.:
discount for prompt payment in London and the Country9895
salaries to Collectors and others in the Country1,6299
incident charges29618
charges in returning money to London188
Commissioners' travelling charges107
2,0531210½
allowances:
allowed to sundry persons for Hops exported as merchandise1,083611
allowed as per Justices' warrants25876
allowed as overcharged in London085
1,342210
total of the above payments and allowances 3,395l. 15s. 8½d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for45,6790
total payments and allowances£49,074166
and so remains1,256159
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry hop planters in the Country513170
remaining due from sundry Collectors in the Country812
5229
cash in the hands of the Cashier2833
resting to be accompted for on accompt of sundry Country Collectors for money received after 24 June 171245032
ditto within the Bills of Mortality ditto01910¼
7346
total to balance the Accompt£1,256159
Declared 15 February 1720–21.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: HOPS: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1386 [E351/1386].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 912, ROLL 99 [A.O.1/912/99].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
1 June 1711 to 24 June 1712.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accomptnil
Receipts: money received out of the Duty on Hops within the time of this Accompt45,9624
Discharge.
Incident charges; payments to tradesmen, artificers and others for work and materials3201311½
money paid to Edward Pauncfort for his charges in paying money into the Exchequer0138
allowance for hops exported as merchandize9318
allowed to Edmund Reading for hops overcharged339
ready money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates45,26011
total payments and allowances£45,6790
and so remains2833
whereof depending on William Taylor for money imprested10000
and on these Accomptants1833
£2833
Declared 25 February 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CANDLES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1469 [E351/1469].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079: ROLL 73, Part 2 [A.O.1/1079/731/2].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
25 March 1711 to 25 March 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money, received in part of the produce of this Duty to 25 March 171114,242811¾
remaining due from sundry chandlers and others in the Country Collections2239
ditto, ditto in London521
resting due from sundry Country Collectors440
14,515010
Receipts: the whole produce of the Duties on Candles 25 March 1711 to 25 March 1712:
London:
tallow candles in stock 25 March 1711 at½d. per pound5141
wax candles ditto at 4d. per pound73152
surcharge for stock00
tallow candles; the growing duty at 1d. per pound34,470104
wax candles; ditto at 8d. per pound62619
surcharges from London ledger172
compositions645
the Queen's part of fines250
35,7681910
Country Inland Collections:
tallow candles in stock 25 March 1711 at½d. per pound2,275143
wax candles in stock at 4d. per pound2317
tallow candles; the growing duty at 1d. per pound78,9628
wax candles; ditto at 8d. per pound1,4851410
compositions319111¾
the Queen's part of fines11350
interest and protest of bills of exchange returned31
surcharges from Examiner's Office in London0010½
cash for stamps on composition bonds020
83,1835
overbalances, paid into the Excise Office by sundry Collectors, named (with places)3507
total charge and receipts£133,5026
Discharge.
Overbalances allowed to Country Collectors from the preceding Accompt, not here detailed33146
prompt payment, salaries, incidents, etc.:
£s.d.
discount for prompt payment in London9163
ditto in the Country220
salaries of Collectors etc.8,070165
riding charges, Sheffield Collection26120
incident charges1801311
charges of returns of money to London432
Inferior Officers' taxes6171010
James Vernon (21l. 2s. 1¾d.), Edward Nowell (21l. 15s. 8½d.), Christopher Montagu (35l.), Nicholas Polexfen (10l. 14s. 3¼d.) and Whitlock Bulstrode (33l. 11s. 5¼d.), Commissioners, for travelling charges1223
9,09215
allowances:
allowed to persons in the Country for Candles exported715127
allowed as per Justices' warrants1169
allowed for candles overcharged in London838
repaid to a compounder in Sheffield for an overcharge035
allowed for money charged by mistake as an arrear in the Northampton Collection280
72845
total for the above payments and allowances 9,821l. 0s. 2¼d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for95,8435
total payments and allowances£105,69803
and so remains27,8046
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by£s.d.
tallow chandlers and others in the Country1,01619
ditto by tallow chandlers and others in London501
resting due from sundry Country Collectors10664
1,1737
on William Taylor, late Doorkeeper, for money imprested to him for incident charges15000
cash in the hands of the Cashier2,21817
resting to be accompted for on accompt of sundry Country Collectors for money received after 25 March 171217,92712
ditto on accompt of sundry tallow chandlers and others in London on 25 March 17126,3355
26,63018
total to balance the Accompt£27,8046
Declared 26 February 1718–19.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CANDLES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1394 [E351/1394].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 913, ROLL 100 [A.O.1/913/100].
The Governors and Commissioners of Excise.
25 March 1711 to 25 March 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants, as by the end of the last preceding Accompt1,6571211
Receipts: sums received by these Accomptants, their Agents, Cashier or General Receiver within the time of this Accompt:
on candles: commencing 1 May 171053,23711
on candles: commencing 25 March 171143,31318
money received on accompt of London fines250
96,55314
total charge and receipts£98,2117
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Salaries of Officers, clerks and others:
Henry Needler, Accomptant, and Henry Wilcox succeeding him (half year each)8000
Samuel Underwood, Assistant Accomptant5000
John Gibbons, clerk of the Stores2500
Christopher Wyvill, clerk for posting the Entries, and Gavin Miller, succeeding him (half year each)4500
Robert Hussey, Examiner of the Books; Richard Does, another, and Thomas Oldham, succeeding him (from 6 June 1711)9650
Robert Shawter, Messenger5000
Henry Middleton, Assistant to the Clerk of the Securities1250
Richard Does and James Storer, two General Surveyors (for one quarter); Edward Clark and John Peil, two others (for part of Midsummer quarter and two succeeding quarters)21610
Surveyors (8, 10, 8 and 7 of them in successive quarters)42568
Officers for surveying Wax and Tallow Candles (44, 46, 62 and 42 of them in successive quarters)2,06514
William Taylor, Doorkeeper, for salaries by him paid3174
Assistant Officers341
Thomas Sidney, Comptroller of the Excise, for a clerk4500
3,17610
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others for work and materials, detailed1,384153
payments by special Warrants: Officers' taxes16500
and to Edward Pauncfort, Cashier, for his charges in paying money into the Exchequer17124
182124
payments for exports and overcharges, detailed1210
ready money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Duty commencing 1 May 171050,50482
out of the Duty commencing 25 March 171140,58043
part of fines and penalties250
91,086175
total payments and allowances£95,8435
and so remains2,36817
whereof depending on William Taylor for money imprested10000
and on John Gibbons, ditto5000
and on these Accomptants2,21817
£2,36817
Declared 25 February 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HIDES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1476 [E351/1476].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 638, ROLL 225 [A.O.1/638/225].
PHILIP RYLEY, GEORGE TOWNSEND, RICHARD SHORDICHE, WILLIAM WALBANCKE, ROGER MILLART and JUSTINIAN ISHAM, Commissioners under the Act 9 Anne [c. 12].
24 June 1711 to 24 June 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt.nil
Receipts: money due and payable for the Duty on Hides and Skins and on Vellum and Parchment tanned, tawed, dressed or made in England, Wales and Berwick-upon-Tweed within the time of this Accompt:
on hides remaining in the hands of makers, traders or dealers on 24 June 1711:
Bedford (Thomas Poole, Collector)1977
Bristoll (John Hardy, ditto)57614
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard, ditto)3084
Canterbury (Edmond Haddock, ditto)45197
Chester (Francis Gregson, ditto)32310
Cornwall (Samuel Sanders, ditto)12413
Cumberland (John Hodgson, ditto)150211¼
Derby (William Bainbrigg, ditto)25313
Dorset (Thomas Hope, ditto)3301
Durham (Thomas Billings, ditto)2531
Essex (Jacob Lynn, ditto)23218
Exeter (Thomas Symonds, ditto)24711
Gloucester (Henry Marmion, ditto)23712
Grantham (Gervis Raynes, ditto)20415
Hants. (Thomas Cornelius, ditto)552183
Hereford (William Browne, ditto)22512
Hertford (Edward Halford, ditto)316510¼
Isle of Wight (George Sponge, ditto)531410¾
Lancaster (Edward Burghall, ditto)32013
Leeds (John Rocket, ditto)27233
Litchfield (Walter Warlow, ditto)2971111¾
Lincolne (William Morton, ditto)17119
Lynne (Thomas Walbancke, ditto)17152
Marlborough (William Sherborne, ditto)2411
Northampton (John Wyatt, ditto)4040
Northumberland (William Pulleine, ditto)894
Norwich (Richard Eeles, ditto)23313
Oxford (Leonard Benton, ditto)2641211¾
Reading (Thomas Gibbons, ditto)2773
Richmond (William Archer, ditto)1731910¾
Salop (Maurice Pugh, ditto)22115
Sheffield (Mathew Slack, ditto)32885
Suffolk (John Bunn, ditto)3348
Surrey (Samuel Power, ditto)40812
Sussex (Thomas French, ditto)3704
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler, ditto)216610¼
Tiverton (Stewkley Goodwin, ditto)13212
East Wales (Edward Kemys, ditto)11819
Middle Wales (John Jenkins, ditto)935
North Wales (William Gough, ditto)7864
West Wales (John Picton, ditto)8117
Westmorland (William Askew, ditto)269199
Worcester (John Morris, ditto)466011
York (John Brook, ditto)21912
and by these Accomptants in London and the Bills of Mortality4,59215
15,8903
money secured on hides tanned etc. within the time of this Accompt:
Bedford (Thomas Poole)2,16014
Bristoll (John Hardy)2,7061910¼
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard)2,85718
Canterbury (Edmond Haddock)3,2971210¼
Chester (Francis Gregson)6810
ditto (Thomas Walbancke)1,7777
Cornwall (Samuell Sanders)1,747197
Cumberland (John Hodgson)8792
Derby (William Bainbrigg)1,777120
Dorset (Thomas Hope)2,13812
Durham (Thomas Billings)1,4907
Essex (Jacob Lynn)2,30419
Exeter (Thomas Symonds)2,283125
Gloucester (Henry Marmion)1,750511
Grantham (Gervis Raynes)1,2261
Hants. (Thomas Cornelius)4,04610
Hereford (William Brown)1,72438
Hertford (Edward Halford)5,14811
Isle of Wight (George Spong)2121511¾
Lancaster (Edward Burghall)1,9926
Leeds (John Rocket)3,0119
Litchfield (Walter Warlow)2,0126
Lincoln (William Morton)1,313137
Lynn (Thomas Walbancke)64811
ditto (Thomas Boococke)6931310¼
Marlborough (William Sherborne)1,5368
Northampton (John Wyat)2,47585
Northumberland (William Pulleine)9534
Norwich (Richard Eeles)1,60619
Oxford (Leonard Benton)1,5282
Reading (Thomas Gibbons)2,11653
Richmond (William Archer)1,1835
Salop (Mathew Pugh)2,475311¾
Sheffield (Mathew Slack)2,17814
Suffolk (John Bunn)2,98912
Surrey (Samuel Power)4,51518
Sussex (Thomas French)2,07411
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler)2,40212
Tiverton (Stewkley Goodwin)1,57410
East Wales (Edward Kemeys)943811¾
Middle Wales (John Jenkins)1,1378
North Wales (William Gough)617110¾
West Wales (John Picton)6961511
Westmorland (William Askew)1,70411
Worcester (John Morris)3,09914
York (John Brook)1,6791411½
and by these Accomptants in London etc.10,060311½
99,43449
money arising from the Queen's part of fines and penalties within the time of this Accompt:
Bedford (Thomas Poole)2996
Bristoll (John Hardy)715
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard)5130
Canterbury (Edmond Haddock)563
Cornwall (Samuell Sanders)539
Cumberland (John Hodgson)437
Derby (William Bainbrigg)9126
Dorset (Thomas Hope)400
Durham (Thomas Billings)2118
Exeter (Thomas Symonds)1213
Gloucester (Henry Marmion)1118
Grantham (Gervis Raynes)125
Hants. (Thomas Cornelius)816
Hereford (William Brown)426
Hertford (Edward Halford)12910
Lancaster (Edward Burghall)4013
Litchfield (Walter Warlowe)715
Lynn (Thomas Boococke)6150
Northampton (John Wyat)167
Northumberland (William Pulleine)2100
Reading (Thomas Gibbons)5146
Richmond (William Archer)1518
Sheffield (Mathew Slack)2770
Suffolk (John Bunn)2150
Surrey (Samuell Power)634
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler)17176
Tiverton (Stewkley Goodwin)123
East Wales (Edward Kemys)326
Middle Wales (John Jenkins)3107
North Wales (William Gough)0117
West Wales (John Picton)117
Westmorland (William Askew)371610½
York (John Brook)9177
42902
interest received on bills of exchange returned for non-payment:
Cumberland (John Hodgson)033
Gloucester (Henry Marmion)060
Durham (Thomas Billings)010
Hertford (Edward Halford)10
Lancaster (Edward Burghall)050
Leeds (John Rocket)0178
Marlborough (William Sherborne)017
Salop (Mathew Pugh)01
Sheffield (Mathew Slack)050
Sussex (Thomas French)006
Westmorland (William Askew)04
York (John Brook)02
414
overpayments (detailed)3110¾
total charge and receipts£115,7614
Discharge.
Salaries:
London2,408210¾
Country Collections, detailed24,193910
26,60112
incident charges:
London9311611
Country Collections, detailed67711
riding charges1,321190
Officers' taxes repaid928
charges in returning money37185
3,06114
(total of the last three items 2,129l. 17s. 1¾d.)
total for salaries and incidents 29,663l. 6s. 9½d.)
allowances for prompt payment, for hides etc. exported, and for overcharges:
discompt for prompt payment33712
repayments upon debentures for hides exported (London 140l. 15s. 3½d.; Country, detailed, 303l. 11s. 2¾d.)4446
repayments for overcharges (London 9l. 4s. 8½d.; Country, detailed, 57l. 12s. 9½d.)66176
848164
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer64,776183
total payments and allowances£95,2891
and so remains20,4723
against which depending upon sundry Collectors and others for money remaining in their hands:
for the money due from sundry tanners etc. for these Duties at Midsummer 1712; no names given:
Bedford Collection840
Bristoll Collection11115
Cambridge Collection2160
Canterbury Collection896
Essex Collection7191
Exeter Collection391811
Gloucester Collection151611
Hampshire Collection09
Hertford Collection128148
Northampton Collection498
Oxford Collection14819
Reading Collection957
Suffolk Collection3640
Surrey Collection4017
Sussex Collection44611½
Tiverton Collection710
East Wales Collection07
West Wales Collection13
Worcester Collection1114
London Collection821610¾
1,5739
for the money remaining in arrear from several Collectors at Midsummer 1712:
Bedford Collection1718
Cambridge Collection319
Chester Collection04
Derby Collection010
Durham Collection001
Essex Collection286
Exeter Collection214
Gloucester Collection25
Hampshire Collection148
Hereford Collection04
Hertford Collection171510¼
Isle of Wight Collection00
Lancaster Collection00
Leeds Collection012
Litchfield Collection11
Lincoln Collection41810¼
Lynn Collection00
Northampton Collection99
Northwich Collection01611¾
Oxford Collection01
Reading Collection1253
Richmond Collection00
Salop Collection763
Suffolk Collection011
Surrey Collection2580
Sussex Collection118
Taunton Collection02
Tiverton Collection31
East Wales Collection090
Middle Wales Collection005
West Wales Collection45
Westmorland Collection6410
Worcester Collection02
York Collection0149
29412
for money imprested and arrears in the Accountants' hands:
money imprested for incidents636910
money remaining in the Accountants' hands at the foot of their Cash Accompt1,3108
ditto, due from sundry Collectors at the time of the determination of the Accompt and since paid over16,65731
18,6041
£20,4723
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 30 November 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: DUTIES ON HIDES, SKINS, VELLUM AND PARCHMENT: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1400 [E351/1400].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 782, ROLL 964 [A.O.1/782/964].
PHILIP RYLEY, GEORGE TOWNSEND, RICHARD SHORDICHE, WILLIAM WALBANCKE, ROGER MILLART and JUSTINIAN ISHAM, Commissioners.
24 June 1711 to 24 June 1712 inclusive.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accomptnil
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
Bedford (Thomas Poole)1,17000
Bristoll (John Hardy)2,02858
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard)1,57418
Canterbury (Edmond Haddock)2,6757
Chester (Francis Gregson)7701811¾
ditto (Thomas Walbancke)834131
Cornwall (Samuel Sanders)1,002109
Cumberland (John Hodgson)41060
Darby (William Bainbrigg)1,11417
Dorset (Thomas Hope)1,33114
Durham (Thomas Billings)90115
Essex (Jacob Lynn)1,553162
Exeter (Thomas Symonds)1,47136
Gloucester (Henry Marmion)1,227143
Grantham (Gervase Raynes)69600
Hampshire (Thomas Cornelius)2,77013
Hereford (William Browne)1,04710
Hertford (Edward Halford)3,77496
Isle of Wight (George Spong)1575
Lancaster (Edward Burghall)1,243106
Leeds (John Rocket)1,9545
Lichfield (Walter Warlow)1,2951710
Lincoln (William Morton)67800
Lynn (Thomas Walbanck)59115
ditto (Thomas Boococke)23614
Marlborough (William Sherborne)1,05013
Northampton (John Wyatt)1,4166
Northumberland (William Pulleine)47255
Norwich (Richard Eeles)1,09018
Oxford (Leonard Benton)9043
Reading (Thomas Gibbons)1,4621010¾
Richmond (William Archer)5392
Salop (Maurice Pugh)1,521410¼
Sheffield (Mathew Slack)1,388311¾
Suffolk (John Bunn)1,8916
Surrey (Samuel Powers)3,40800
Sussex (Thomas French)1,20883
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler)1,4921810
Tiverton (Stewkley Godwin)93114
East Wales (Edward Kemys)469150
Middle Wales (John Jenkins)50911
North Wales (John Gough)18152
West Wales (John Picton)7219
Westmorland (William Askew)788111½
Worcester (John Morris)2,4342
York (John Brooke)97318
and by these Accomptants in London13,4920
total charge and receipts£70,21316
Discharge.
Salaries:
Philip Ryley, George Townsend, Richard Shorediche, William Walbancke, Roger Millart and Justinian Isham, Commissioners, at 200l. per annum each, 2 June 1711 to 25 March 1712; Edward Foley, Cashier; Francis Sorrell, Secretary; Leonard Reresby, Comptroller; Henry Needler, Accomptant; John Huggins, Solicitor; Assistants, Clerks, Surveyors etc.2,408210¾
incidents:
rent of the Leather Office in St. Martin's Lane; stamps and boxes; Under-Officers' taxes; other necessary and incident charges9311611
money received upon Debentures for hides exported and repaid for overcharges upon tanners etc.15000
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates64,776183
total payments and allowances£68,26618
and so remains1,94618
whereof depending on Francis Sorrell, Secretary, for so much imprested to him, by dates636910
and so the Accomptants are Indebted1,3108
against which the Auditor prays to be allowed for his fee15000
and so the Accomptants will be Indebted1,1608
Declared 30 November 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2883 [E351/2883].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2092, ROLL 117 [A.O.1/2092/117].
JOHN DANVERS, THOMAS ARAM, HUMPHREY GRIFFITH, JAMES CARDONNELL and EDWARD BRERETON, Commissioners for the Duties on Salt and Rock Salt.
26 March 1711 to 25 March 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining at the determination of the last General Accompt:
on several Proprietors of Salt for money due from them26,828710¾
on several Collectors for money in their hands61,9057
on several Collectors for Duties on Foreign Salt imported and locked up in cellarsnil
on the Commissioners for the Salt Duties13,8056
102,53916
Receipts: money due and payable as well for Salt imported as for Salt made in England, Wales and Berwick-upon-Tweed and for money arising by fines etc. and by interest on bonds, as certified by William Hall, Deputy Comptroller:
money payable for the Duties on Salt:
Bideford, co. Devon (Richard Kinersley)48339
ditto (William Petty)1,43847
Bishop's Lidiard, co. Somerset (John Vero)5563
ditto (Pawlet Asterley)292121
Bristoll city and port (Christopher Cole)3,73947
Chepstow, co. Monmouth (Edward Heming)2363
Cockerham, co. Lancs. (John Jon)890010¼
Droitwich, co. Worcester (John Kent)55,76521
Flimby, co. Cumberland (Thomas Johnson)1,68234
Flint, co. Flint (Richard Bell)88584
Isle of Graine (William Jeffreyes)33326
Holyhead in Anglesea (Maurice Owen)22368
Laugharne, co. Caermarthen (John Furnivall)1,628163
Lemington, co. Hants. (Joseph Slater)19,50113
Leverpoole port and city (John Troughton)24,74013
Middlewich, co. Chester (Jonathan Dix)14,66392
ditto (Samuel Blechynden)5,45042
Namptwich, co. Chester (Jonathan Brown)18,632134
North Shields, co. Northd. (John Wheelwright)40,17634
Northwich, co. Chester (Thomas Stephenson)72,03921
Pensford, co. Somerset (Morris Price)487134
Plymouth, co. Devon (Arthur Keay)465134
Portissick, co. Cornwall (Christopher Conyers)67518
Portsea Isle, co. Hants. (William Dodd)3,99826
Sherborne, co. Dorset (Charles Jennings)1,0391010
Shirleywich, co. Stafford (John Carvile)8,611100
Sodbury, co. Gloucester (John Wood)3712
ditto (Thomas Driver)762
ditto (John Cantrell)1019
South Shields, co. Durham (John Bell)68,94700
Topsham, co. Devon (Peter Burridge)2,321142
Yarmouth, co. Norfolk (Michaell Pulteney)4,594147
Barnstaple port, co. Devon (Robert Rowe)230134
Bideford port, ditto (Charles Jones)33068
Cardigan port (Francis Howell)8000
Dartmouth port, co. Devon (James Jenkinson)66268
Deale port, co. Kent (Salathiel Rolfe)1100
Dover port, ditto (John Ball)011
Exeter port, co. Devon (William Chamberlaine)9200
Falmouth port, co. Cornwall (William Pye)4,08100
Feversham port, co. Kent (John Smallman)500
Fowey port, co. Cornwall (Thomas Bulley)2,57700
Hull port, co. York (Hugh Mason)932134
London port (William Bertram)37450
Looe port, co. Cornwall (John Dyer)63400
Lyme port, co. Dorset (Thomas Jans)368
Padstow port, co. Cornwall (William Taylor)13120
Penryn port, ditto (Ambrose Thompson)2,61600
Penzance port, ditto (Richard Score)650134
Plymouth port, co. Devon (David Morris)2,985168
Poole port, co. Dorset (Ambrose Stephenson)374134
Portsmouth port, co. Hants. (Samuel Bincks)43768
Southampton port (Daniell Cardonnell)838134
Weymouth port, co. Dorset (Thomas Bower)46184
Whitehaven port, co. Cumberland (Alfred Lawson)242
Yarmouth port, co. Norfolk (Thomas Moore)83334
373,127611¼
money payable for fines and seizures, detailed by Collectors and places2335
interest on bills of exchange etc., ditto11916
total receipts as above 373,480l. 8s. 9¼d. overpayments by Collectors, detailed64018
total charge and receipts£476,660811
Discharge.
Money accompted for in this year's Cash Accompt206,8537
overpayments by Collectors, detailed, in the preceding year2542
salaries of Collectors, Supervisors, Surveyors and others, detailed at length, with names of places and persons10,4101310¼
poundage allowed and defalked by the Collectors of the Duties on Foreign Salt imported48818
incident charges, detailed only by Collectors and places2,2059
Officers' taxes repaid1,20752
praemiums for returns of money5631
allowance in lieu of riding charges6000
total for salaries etc. as above 14,935l. 7s. 4d. discount for prompt payment18,75879
allowance for salt lost at sea3,1256
allowances for rock salt refined34,46210
money repaid upon debentures for salt and salted fish exported94,3071011¼
allowance for waste on salt carried coastwise10,0531910½
allowance for salt over entered3118
total for allowances etc. as above 160,711l. 7s. 4¾d.
total payments and allowances£382,75447
and so remains93,90644
£s.d.
against which depending on sundry salt proprietors, makers and refiners of salt and several Collectors at the Ports for money due at Ladyday 1712:
Caerleon (John Higgins, late refiner at Nayland, co. Pembroke)8134
Chepstowe (Charles Reeve, refiner there)034
Chesterfield (Richard Dakeyne, late refiner at Stone Gravell, co. Derby)1100
Cockerham (Simon Gullin, Nathaniell Moore, Thomas Martin, George Smith, Nicholas Hartley, John Boulton, George Stephenson, John Smith, Thomas Haughton, Humphrey Ellis, Thomas Nealson, Francis Benson, John Gatonby, Joshua Lawson, Robert Freame and Thomas Walker; by bonds of which due and unpaid)107166
Droitwich (Richard Smallbrooke and Abell Gower, by bond)8000
Isle of Graine (William Armiger, Christopher Josten and John Aynsworth, by bonds)1,172168
Lemington (Daniel Gates, Thomas Elmes, John Edwards, John Carter, John Beere, John Durling, senior, and John Durling, junior)43919
Leverpoole (John Hackett, merchant, in arrear, John Cleaveland, ditto, ditto, Sir Thomas Johnson, refiner, at Hilbree, ditto, Robert Hitchmough, refiner at Dungeon, Matthew Page, refiner at Bankey)1,49634
Middlewich (Ralph Throp, James Haynes, Edward Hyde, Charles Booth and John Holland, by bonds)32571
Namptwich (Ralph Throp, Thomas Cartwright, Richard Knight, John Twemlowe, John Baddily, William Sunderland and John Lunt by bonds of which unpaid)1,0565
North Shields (Valentine Rilstone, Christopher Franklyn, John Rutherford, Andrew Johnson, Robert Cooke, Thomas Raffolds, John Pye, George Burrell, Henry Bayley, Benedict Erington, Alexander Hall, Robert Mills, Charles Coatsworth, Thomas Clarke, Charles Vaughan, Thomas Martin, John Doggett, John Weston, Francis Partis, Matthias Partis, Ursula Milburne, Michaell Hall, Stephen Good, Theophilus Nicholson, Matthew Currey, Benjamin Doggett, John Wooseley, Richard Wooseley, Henry Robinson, Thomas Banks, William Mason, Andrew French, Thomas Granger, William Christian, Thomas Richardson, Robert Michelson, Charles Erington and George Harbottle by sundry bonds; Philip Bickerstaffe, late proprietor of the saltworks at Amble in Northumberland; Exchequer bill miscarried)3,604159
Northwich (Robert Pownell as agent to Dr. Benjamin Woodroffe, Ralph Broome, Nathan Blease, Thomas Neild senior, Otwell Broome, Thomas Neild junior, Thomas Nickson, John Dean, Richard Ashton, Thomas Wright, James Tildesley, Ralph Nickson, Edmund Soame, Robert Whitlowe, Cornelius Denn, Daniell Fenn and William Mascoll by several bonds; Ralph Broome, late proprietor of a saltwork; John Cleaveland and Co., merchants in Leverpoole)3,7593
Portissick (Henry Sampson and Co., refiners at lower St. Colombe; John Cann, refiner)63199
Sodbury (Thomas Hooper, late refiner)18170
South Shields (Philip Bickerstaffe, Joseph Milbourn, Joseph Hutchinson, Samuell Cooper, William Wann, Ralph Pattison, Leonard Hitchin, John Cougham, Michael Hall, Francis Partis, Matthias Partis, Robert Linton junior, Lancelot Cramlington, Robert Linton senior, Charles Coatsworth, Theophilus Nicholson, John Wooseley, Richard Wooseley, John Shaftoe, William Kitteridge, Jacob Wilkinson, William Metcalfe and William Whiteman, by sundry bonds)4,44413
Topsham (Thomas Tounson, late refiner; Thomas Clap, ditto; Edward Yendall, ditto; George Borne, ditto)28717
Yarmouth port (Thomas Bendish, late refiner at South Town, co. Suff.; John Burton, ditto at Cobholme, co. Norf.; Francis Hollis, ditto at Gorston, co. Suff.; William Maltyward, refiner in Yarmouth; John Gosling, another; John Bass, late refiner at Woodbridge, co. Suff.; Anthony Burward, refiner there; Samuell Brandling, ditto at Ipswich, co. Suff.; Jonathan Bass, late refiner at Manningtree, co. Essex; Thomas Hollister, ditto at Colchester, co. Essex)87113
Berwick port (Robert Cooke, part of a lost bond)1368
Cardigan port (William Rogers, James Rogers and Walter Lloyd, by a bond)8000
Dover port (William Armiger and Christopher Josten by a bond)440134
Fowey port (William Williams, merchant; John Goodall and Co., merchants; Gregory Stribley and Co., ditto)76178
Gweek port (Francis Jones and Philip Stephens, by bond)2020
London port (Thomas Bryant, Abraham Trent, Amos Short, Robert Hinton, Christopher Blower, Elias Measurier, Thomas Measurier, William Armiger, Christopher Josten, William Randall, John Higgs senior and John Higgs junior; by several bonds)5,86345
Milford port (John Higgins and William Field)6036
Padstow port (John Curtis, Thomas Flamanche and John Leverton, by bond)64134
Rochester port (William Armiger and Christopher Josten by bonds)1,591134
26,6562
and remaining due from sundry Collectors for the Duties on foreign Salt locked up in cellars:
Bristoll port (Christopher Cole)84368
Falmouth port (William Pye)57200
Penzance port (Richard Score)845134
Plymouth port (David Morris)55868
Poole port (Ambrose Stephenson)4168
2,860134
and from sundry Collectors and others to balance their Accompts:
Bideford (William Petty)199
St. Agnes, co. Cornwall (Robert Hall, late Officer of Excise)026
Bristoll (Christopher Cole, in bonds)1,60634
Chepstow (George Richmond, late Collector)2119
Cockerham (John Jon, money 2l. 1s. 9d., bonds 100l.)10219
Droitwich (John Kent, money 0¾d., bonds 704l. 13s. 4d.)70413
Flimby (Richard Uriell, late Collector)1313
Isle of Graine (William Jeffryes)3740
Swanzey (Henry Fox)713
Caermarthen Collection (Edward Hinde, late Officer of Excise)200
Laugharne (John Furnivall)00
Lemington (Thomas Parish, late Sub-Collector)3790
ditto (Timothy Parker, late Supervisor)4614
ditto (Joseph Slater, in bonds)3,39934
Liverpoole (John Troughton, money 57l. 4s. 7¼d., bonds 6,491l. 6s. 3d.)6,5481010¼
London (Jacob Sheldrake, late keeper of the bills of exchange in the Excise Office, part of a bill drawn by Peter Wright on Matthew Wishton)20000
Middlewich (Jonathan Dix, late Collector)2650
ditto (Samuell Blechynden, in bonds)20634
Namptwich (Samuell Blechynden, Supervisor)197
ditto (Jonathan Browne)012
Amble (George Murray, late Collector)2166
ditto (John Stephenson, ditto)500
North Shields (William Marshall, late Officer)14187
ditto (John Wheelwright)1913
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson, money 1l. 16s. 11¼d., bonds 24,555l. 3s. 4d.)24,5570
Portissicke (Thomas Cornelius, late Collector)1106
Portsea (Robert Elliott, late Collector)16385
ditto (William Dodd, in bonds)116134
Sherborne (Charles Jennings, in bonds)110118
Shoram (Stephen Coven)411
Sodbury (Ralph Deane)100
South Shields (John Bell)93368
and at the following ports:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton, late Collector)1689
ditto (Robert Rowe, one bond)66100
Bideford (Charles Jones)32400
Bridgewater (William Cornish)4180
Colchester (James Bruce)9164
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson)1074
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe)033
Falmouth (William Pye, in bonds)91068
Feversham (John Smallman)4176
Fowey (Thomas Bulley)2471410¾
Hull (Hugh Mason, money 7s. 6d., bonds 932l. 13s. 4d.)933010
London (Edward Hyrne, late Collector)940
ditto (John Stockwell)004
Lyme (Thomas Jans, in one bond)368
Lynn (Robert Thoroughgood, late Collector)11610¼
ditto (Henry Hare)1213
Mynehead (Thomas Wolstenholme, late Collector)7147
Padstow (John Bligh, late Collector)068
ditto (William Taylor)007
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson)1,01972
Penzance (Richard Score)2518
Plymouth (David Morris)47826
Poole (Ambrose Stephenson)33368
Portsmouth (Samuell Bincks)9618
Rye (George Shuckburgh)384
Sandwich (William Farnolds, late Collector)32968
Scilley Islands (Francis Ley)800
Southampton (Daniell Cardonnell)77218
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson, late Collector)7069
ditto (Thomas Bower, money 5½d., bonds 461l.)4610
Whitby (George Trotter)012
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson)2011
45,911148
and upon these Accomptants for money paid by Collectors since the determination of this Accompt15,25911
ditto for money in the hands of their late Cashier, Francis Brydges, as at the foot of the Cash Accompt3,2182
£93,90644
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2862 [E351/2862].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2071, ROLL 18 [A.O.1/2071/18].
JOHN DANVERS, THOMAS ARAM, HUMPHREY GRIFFITH, EDWARD BRERETON and JAMES CARDONNELL, Commissioners for the Management of the Duties on Salt.
25 March 1711 to 24 March 1712.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accountants' hands upon the end of the last Cash Accompt1,722611¾
Receipts: money received of the several Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
out of the Old Duty commencing 25 March 1694:
£s.d.
Bideford (Edmund Aram)210
Bristol city and port (Christopher Cole)029
Caerleon (John Furnival)00
Chepstow (Edward Hemming)01
Cockerham (John Jon)1419
Droitwich (John Kent)13,43317
Flimby (Thomas Johnson)3001
Isle of Graine (William Jeffreys)46137
Hayle, co. Cornwall (Edward Andrews, late Collector)03
Lemington, co. Hants. (Francis Sedgwicke, late Collector)169
ditto (Joseph Slater, succeeding him)4,202132
Leverpoole (John Troughton)4521011
Middlewich (Jonathan Dix)1,25711
ditto (Samuell Blechynden succeeding)703183
Namptwich (Jonathan Browne)4,68717
North Shields (John Wheelwright)9,50217
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson)6,76211
Portsea Isle (Robert Elliot, late Collector)1279
ditto (William Dodd succeeding him)9884
Sherborne, co. Dorset (Richard Lanham, late Collector)015
ditto (Harthory Brudenell, ditto)068
ditto (Charles Jennings succeeding)2219
Shirleywich (John Carvile)2,2406
South Shields (John Bell)14,987112
Topsham (Peter Burridge)31543 ¼
Yarmouth, co. Norfolk (Michael Pulteney)108180
and at the following ports:
Bideford (Charles Jones)109
Cardigan (Francis Howell)32120
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson)17313
Deal (John Powell)03
ditto (Salathiell Rolfe succeeding)07
Exeter (Richard Score senior, late Collector)24
ditto (William Chamberlain succeeding)5140
Falmouth (William Pye)4971111¾
Fowey (James Pilson, late Collector)104310½
ditto (Thomas Bulley succeeding)374156
Gweeke (Bernard Penrose)04
Ipswich (Samuell Kettilby)80310
London (William Bertram)8368
Looe (John Dyer)17382
Milford (William Goodacre)3717
Padstow (Richard Jennings)1018
Penrin, co. Cornwall (Ambrose Thompson)7513
Penzance (Richard Score, junior)901
Plymouth (David Morris)32812
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks)900
St. Ives (Richard Upton)119
Weymouth (Thomas Bower)0143
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur, late Collector)010
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)2283
London (Mathew Greenwood, Receiver of Fines and Seizures)74
62,60518
out of the East India Fund commencing 25 December 1699:
Bideford (Edmund Aram, late Collector)518
Bristol city and port (Christopher Cole, Collector)06
Caerleon (John Furnivall)00
Chepstow (Edward Heming)04
Cockerham (John Jon)33023
Droitwich (John Kent)31,3451411¼
Flimby (Thomas Johnson)7004
Isle of Graine (William Jeffryes)10818
Hayle (Edward Andrews)088
Lemington (Francis Sedgwick, late Collector)3889
ditto (Joseph Slater succeeding)9,8064
Leverpoole (John Troughton)1,05518
Middlewich (Jonathan Dix)2,93468
ditto (Samuel Blechynden succeeding)1,64293
Namptwich (Jonathan Brown)10,9387
Northsheilds (John Wheelwright)21,8344
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson)15,7782
Isle of Portsea (Robert Elliott)28181
ditto (William Dodd succeeding)2,305172
Sherborne (Richard Lanham, late Collector)116
ditto (Harthory Brudenell, ditto)0157
ditto (Charles Jennings succeeding)5311
Shirleywich (John Carvile)5,227710¼
South Shields (John Bell)34,97019
Topsham (Peter Burridge)735911¾
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney)25420
and at the following ports:
Bideford (Charles Jones)24710¾
Cardigan (Francis Howell)7614
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson)4055
Deal (John Powell)0810½
ditto (Salathiel Rolfe)018
Exeter (Richard Score, senior, late Collector)54
ditto (William Chamberlaine, succeeding)1360
Falmouth (William Pye)1,1611
Fowye (John Dagg, late Collector)00
ditto (James Pilson, ditto)2432
ditto (Thomas Bulley succeeding)87496
Gweeke (Bernard Penrose)09
Ipswich (Samuell Kettilby)18723
London (William Bertram)194810¾
Looe (John Dyer)40412
Milford (William Goodacre)86104
Padstow (Richard Jennings)2510
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson)1761111¾
Penzance (Richard Score, junior)2103
Plymouth (David Morris)7661411½
Portsmouth (Samuell Bincks)21011
St. Ives (Richard Upton)2615
Weymouth (Thomas Bower)113
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur, late Collector)024
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore)5328
London (Mathew Greenwood, Receiver of Fines and Seizures)1616
145,74342
total receipts as above 208,349l. 2s. 4¾d.
total charge and receipts£210,0719
Discharge.
Salaries:
John Danvers, Thomas Aram, Humphrey Griffith, Edward Brereton and James Cardonnell, Commissioners2,50000
Thomas Hall, Comptroller35000
Francis Brydges, Cashier, for himself and clerks43000
Michael East, Secretary10000
Mathew Greenwood, Correspondent and Clerk of the Securities; for himself, his Assistant and a clerk18000
William Johnson, Solicitor10000
William Sumpter, Chief Accomptant10000
two Accomptants and their Assistant, named20000
two other clerks, named, and a storekeeper and clerk, ditto12000
William Bertram, Collector in London port6000
other staff, detailed41116
4,55116
necessary and incident charges, detailed:
rent and office necessaries2,160113
allowance to Michael East10000
Officers' taxes22800
2,488113
money repaid upon debentures for fish, salt and pork exported47,2771810
total for salaries, incidents and repayments as above 54,318l. 6s. 2¼d.
salaries of Collectors etc., detailed at length88214
incidents in the several Collections, detailed2344
repayment of taxes to Officers in the Country1720
1,1341
Auditor's fee to Edward Harley28000
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Old Duty45,5339
out of the East India Fund105,58710
151,120199
£206,8537
and so the Accomptants are Indebted3,2182
Declared 6 August 1716.