Declared Accounts
First Fruits and Tenths

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

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'Declared Accounts: First Fruits and Tenths', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CDXLIX-CDL. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86120 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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First Fruits and Tenths

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: FIRST FRUITS AND TENTHS.
No Pipe Office Roll.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1228, ROLL 191 [A.O.1/1228/191].
George Townsend, Remembrancer of First Fruits and Tenths, and William Glanville, Receiver of the same.
1 January 1713–14 to 31 December 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: depending upon William Glanville, none because in surplusage nil
but depending upon several persons particularly mentioned at the foot of the preceding account 54,380 2
Receipts of the issue of First Fruits of Archbishoprics, Bishoprics, Deaneries, Dignities, Rectories, Vicarages and other Benefices and Ecclesiastical Promotions in England and Wales (by monthly totals) 7,472 2 11¼
total charge and receipts £61,852 5 1
Discharge.
Surplusage in the Receiver's hands at the foot of the preceding Accompt 11 17
payments made by the Receiver of First Fruits for Exchequer fees etc. (20l.) for the fees of the two Auditors (28l. 6s. 8d.) to the Remembrancer (40l.) to the Receiver (120l.) and to John Baber, the Comptroller of First Fruits (150l.) 358 6 8
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 3,492 11
arrears of First Fruits discharged by Act of Parliament 1 Eliz., and Judgments of the Exchequer viz. the fourth payment of the prebend of Castor in Lincoln Cathedral for which Joshua Clarke, clerk, compounded 2 Dec. 10
Anne, for that the said Joshua died having only enjoyed his prebend for one year and more 7 4 0
total payments and allowances £3,869 19 83/8
and so remains 57,982 5 43/8
against which respited moneys for arrears of First Fruits for three years to 31 Dec. 1660 (320l. 4s. 7d.) for 25 years to 31 Dec. 1685 and for subsequent years, including 14l. 8s. for the year to 31 Dec. 1708, 26l. 11s. for the year to 31 Dec. 1709, 49l. 11s. 10½d. for the year to 31 Dec. 1710, 911l. 8s. 1½d. the year to 31 Dec. 1711, 62l. 11s. 2¼d. for the year to 31 Dec. 1712, 1,756l. 14s. 8¼d. for the year to 31 Dec. 1713 and 6,278l. 18s. 0¾d. for this year 17,648 14 9
and dependent on Laurence Steele, deceased, late Receiver 9,424 7 1
and on Sir John Prettyman, bt., late Receiver 19,864 9 9
and on William Prettyman, deceased, ditto 10,549 0 35/8
and on Robert Squibb, deceased, ditto 447 10
and on Sir Charles Porter, late Remembrancer 52 16 77/8
and on John Fenn, late Remembrancer 0 6
total of the Supers £57,987 5
and so George Townsend, Remembrancer, is Quit and William Glanville, Receiver, is in Surplusage 5 0 03/8
Declared 30 April 1718.