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'Declared Accounts: Civil List', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CLIII-CCXVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86434 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: COFFERER OF THE HOUSEHOLD.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1874 [E.351/1874].
No Audit Office Account.
Francis, Earl Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household.
1 August 1714 to 30 September 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his first Account nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest; by Privy Seal of 4 Nov. 1 George I 20,028 8 10
ditto, by the same Privy Seal 68,581 2 10
88,609 11 8
money received within the time of this Account from divers persons:
Thomas Beard, for 14 months to 30 Sept. 1715 35 0 0
John Sewel; same time 46 13 4
John Hibbert; same time 14 0 0
Arnold Goff; for Aug. and Sept. 1714 5 16 8
Thomas Cole, for 11 months to 30 June 1715 27 10 0
James Boyer; same time 27 10 0
John, late Earl of Marr, for 54 days to 23 Sept. 1714 107 14 0
James Frontine, for 3 months to 30 Sept. 1715 6 5 0
Philip Leman; same time 12 10 0
John Fox; same time 50 0 0
Henry Watson; same time 3 0 0
Edward Parkes; same time 3 10 0
Alice Habberley; same time 8 15 0
Thomas Sells; same time 54 7 2
Benjamin Morrett; same time 18 0 0
Edward Brown; same time 2 17 4
423 8 6
money received of Samuel, Lord Masham, late Cofferer, by Privy Seal of 20 March 3 George I 7,166 13 4
sales: none nil
total charge and receipts £96,199 13 6
Discharge.
Expenses of the Household for diets and of the Stables, 1 Aug. 1714 to 30 Sept. 1715:
Bakery 1,310 12 4
Butlery and Cellar 9,509 12
Wardrobe 14,392 15
Kitchen 33,348 13 8
Purveyor's Office 7,898 8 0
Poultry 7,319 7 11¾
Scullery 3,452 2
Saucery 361 5 10¾
Hall and Chamber 1,977 1
Stables 16,530 15 10¼
96,100 15 4
wages to several persons of the Household, Chamber and Chapel, not detailed 3,957 5 10
allowance for writing this Account 20 0 0
Auditors’ fee 30 0 0
paid to divers creditors for victuals and other extraordinaries of the Household and for extraordinaries of the Stables:
for attending the body of the late Queen and for her funeral at Westminster Abbey 24 Aug. 1714 482 4
for the King's voyage from Holland to Great Britain mid-September 1714 2,347 11
for the King's reception at Greenwich, 18 and 19 Sept. 1714 1,345 12
for the Household at St. James's, September 1714 339 18
for extraordinaries of the Stables at Greenwich, etc., August and September 1714 75 13 10
for the coming of the Princess of Wales from Holland to Great Britain and by land to London, mid-October 1714 1,293 18 2
for victuals etc. for the King's Coronation, 20 Oct. 1714 3,740 6
for the Household at St. James's, October 1714 242 3
for ditto, ditto, November 1714 229 5 0
for ditto, ditto, December 1714 301 15
for extraordinaries of the Stables at St. James's and Rochester and for salaries omitted, 1 Oct. to 31 Dec. 1714 159 8 11
for the Household at St. James's, January 1714–15 296 2
for ditto, ditto, February 1714–15 244 14
for entertainment of the Ambassadors of the States of Holland at Somerset House 9, 10 and 11 March 1714–15 608 6 10
for the Household at St. James's, March 1714–15 501 5
for extraordinaries of the Stables at St. James's etc., 1 Jan. 1714–15 to 31 March 1715 95 10 3
for the King's Maundy at Whitehall 14 April 1715 102 0
for the Household at St. James's, April 1715 180 18
for bringing Princess Elizabeth Caroline from Rotterdam to London, May 1715 208 3
for the Household at St. James's, May 1715 215 9
for ditto, ditto, June 1715 280 7
for extraordinaries of the Stables etc., 1 April to 30 June 1715 121 15 10
for the Household at St. James's, July 1715 151 7 8
for ditto, ditto, August 1715 151 6 7
for ditto, ditto, September 1715 249 2 11
for extraordinaries of the Stables at St. James's etc., 1 July to 30 Sept. 1715 59 2
for entertaining Haggi Sally, Ambassador of Tripoli, for 44 weeks, 1 Dec. 1714 to 3 Oct. 1715 with the expenses on the way from Plymouth to London etc 753 15 4
14,777 6
total payments and allowances £114,885 7
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage, to be allowed in his next Accompt 18,685 13
Declared 9 July 3 George I
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: TREASURER OF THE CHAMBER.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 567 [E.351/567].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 410, ROLL 151 [A.O.1/410/151].
Charles, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber.
3 December 1714 to 25 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, by way of imprest, to be paid to William Churchill for stationery supplied in the reign of William III; by Privy Seal 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 24 Dec. 1714, 1 George I 297 11 3
the same term, in part of 50,000l. for the use of the Chamber, by Privy Seal of 20 Dec. 1 George I 2,330 6 8
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in further part of the same 26,730 10 1
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in ditto 1,886 15 9
31,245 3 9
money issued in the name of the Lord Delaware, late Treasurer, by Privy Seal of 16 Aug 1714, but accompted for by this Accomptant 201 13 9
total charge and receipts £31,446 17 6
Discharge.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt for salaries etc. to Officers of the Household and others:
for alms and the Royal Bounty; the Rev. Edward Oliver, Sub-Almoner, for the daily alms, for the poor at the gate, for two students in Arabick and for the Royal Maundy 1,973l. 15s. 0d.; the same for the Lady Francis Keightly, as of the Royal Bounty 500l. 2,473 15 0
the Serjeant Trumpeter; John Shore at 100l. per an.; 1 Aug. 1714 to Midsummer 1715 89 18
the Musicians; John Eccles, Master of the King's Musick in Ordinary, at 200l. per an.; 24 Musicians and an Instrument Keeper at 40l. per an. each; ditto 1,079 3
Clock and Watchmaker; the assignee of Thomas Herbert at 200l. with an additional allowance of 100l. per an., I Aug. to 30 Oct. 1714; Joseph Antram succeeding him, to Midsummer 1715, at 200l. per an. 204 10
Officers of the Jewel Office; Lord Guernsey, Master of the Jewel Office, at 50l. per an.; Edward Pauncefort, Yeoman, at 106l. 15s. per an.; Edward Yardley, Groom, at 105l. 8s. 4d. per an.; Robert Sedgwick, Clerk, at 13l. 6s. 8d. per an.; all 1 Aug. 1714 to Midsummer 1715 248 2
Moletaker; John Turner, at 8l. 1s. 8d. per an.; ditto 7 5
Ratkiller; Samuel Stubbs at 48l. 3s. 4d. per an.; ditto 43 6 4
Coffer-bearers; Michael Woolrich and Nathaniell Bridgwater at 27l. 7s. 6d. per an. each; ditto 49 4 9
ten Grooms of the Great Chamber in Ordinary at 40l. per an. each; ditto 359 14
forty Messengers at 45l. per an. each; ditto 1,618 15 0
clerks of the Checque to the said Messengers; William Sharp and Thomas Atterbury, at 99l. 15s. per an. each; ditto 179 8 3
Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter Assistant; Charles Dalton, at 66l. 13s. 4d. per an.; ditto 59 19 1
Comptroller of the Treasurer's Accompts; William Vanbrugh, at 150l. per an.; ditto 134 17 11¼
Housekeeper at Whitehall; Piercy Kirk, at 650l. per an.; ditto 584 11
Under-housekeeper at Hampton Court; Somerset English at 320l. per an.; ditto 287 15 7
Under-housekeeper of the Privy Lodgings there; Richard Marriot, at 200l. per an.; same time 179 17 3
Daniell Child, late Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Whitehall, at 200l. per an.; ditto 179 17 3
Thomas Hall, late ditto at Windsor Castle in Ordinary, at 160l.per an.; ditto 143 17
Thomas Hutton, Yeoman of the Wardrobe at St. James's in Ordinary, at 110l. per an.; ditto 98 18
Theodore Randue, Housekeeper at Windsor Castle, at 320l. per an.; ditto 287 15 7
Officers of the Removing Wardrobe; the Hon. Grey Maynard, Yeoman at Whitehall, at 130l. per an.; Thomas Taylor, Eldest Groom at 130l. per an.; Charles Chester Eyres, Youngest Groom, ditto; Kendall Heron, First Page, Thomas Williams, Second Page, and Charles Lucas, Third Page, at 100l. per an. each; ditto 710 9
Groom Porter; Thomas Archer, at 550l. per an. inclusive; ditto 494 12
Principal Physician; John Shadwell, at 400l. per an.; ditto 359 14 6
Apothecaries; James Chase, Apothecary in Ordinary to the King, at 160l. per an. for Sweets etc. and in lieu of bills; Daniel Matthews, Apothecary to the Person, at 320l. per an.; William Jones, Apothecary to the Household, in lieu of bills at 106l. 13s. 4d.; ditto 527 16
Chirurgeons; Ambrose Dickins, Surgeon in Ordinary to the Person, at 396l. 13s. 4d. per an. inclusive; William Gardiner, Surgeon to the Household, at 280l.; ditto 608 10 8½ (fn. 1)
Locksmith; Thomas Churchill, at 18l. 5s. per an.; ditto 16 8 3
Secretary to the Chamberlain of the Household; Sir John Stanley, bt., at 60l. per an.; ditto 53 19 2
Elizabeth Battersby, for the rent of the passage in Channell Row out of the Privy Garden; year to Midsummer 1715 3 10 0
Strewer of Herbs; Alice Bill, at 24l. per an.; 1 Aug. 1714 to 24 June 1715 21 11 8
Leonard Wodeson and Samuel Bentham, for the Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal, in lieu of three deer 20 0 0
Thomas Maddox, Historiographer Royal, at 200l. per an.; 1 Aug. 1714 to Midsummer 1715 179 17 3
Nahum Tate, Poet Laureat, at 100l. per an.; ditto 89 18
John Howard, Joyner of the Privy Chamber, at 19l. 11s. 8d. per an.; ditto 17 15
John Clothier, Court Drummer, at 24l. per an.; ditto 21 11 8
Peter Walton, Repairer of the King's Pictures, at 200l. per an.; ditto 179 17 3
William Vanhulls, Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes, at 160l. per an.; ditto 143 17
Henry Lowman, Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Kensington, at 100l. in lieu of bills; ditto 89 18
Thomas Hutton, Housekeeper and Wardrobe-keeper at Somerset House, ditto; ditto 89 18
Thomas Baddeley, Gardener at Somerset House, at 50l. per an.; ditto 44 19
Edward Brown, Under-housekeeper at St. James's Palace, at 60l. per an.; ditto 53 19 2
Thomas Brand, Flourisher and Embellisher of the King's letters to the Eastern Princes, ditto; ditto 53 19 2
Gamekeepers; the Duke of St. Albans for six Gamekeepers of Bucks., Berks., Richmond, Hampton Court, Cockham and Bray at 30l. each, same time, 189l. 2s. 1d. and for their liveries for a year 70l. 259 2 1
Master of the Buckhounds; Charles, Earl of Cardigan, for salary and in lieu of all charges at 2,341l. per an.; 1 Aug. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 2,105 0
Charles Lucas, Closet-Keeper, at 18l. per diem and 10l. per an. for an Assistant and in lieu of bills, 1 Aug. 1714 to 19 March 1714–15, and Thomas Ridding, succeeding him, to Midsummer 1715 33 12
the Guard of the Body; the Earl of Uxbridge, Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard at 1,000l. per an., 1 Aug. 1714 to Midsummer 1715; Chiverton Charlton, Lieutenant, at 500l. per an., same time; Richard Uphill and Thomas Wyndham successively Ensigns, at 300l. per an., ditto; Francis
Clerke, Clerk of the Checque, at 150l. per an., ditto; John Capell and John Brigg, Exons, each at 150l. per an., ditto; Thomas Wyndham and Francis Clarke, successively Exons, same rate and time; Henry Killegrew and Thomas Whitmore, successively Exons, ditto; 100 Yeomen at 39l. 11s. 3d. per an. each, same time 5,851 1
Thomas Smith, Pensionary Yeoman of the Guards, at 15l. per an.; same time 13 9
eight Yeoman Ushers at 10l. per an. each; ditto 71 18 10
six Yeoman Hangers, ditto; ditto 53 19
two Yeoman Bedgoers, ditto; ditto 17 19
the Earl of Radnor, this Accomptant, for the Patent fee of 155l. 6s. 8d. and the Established salary of 314l. 1s. 4d. per an.; 4 Nov. 1714 to Midsummer 1715 304 16
Watermen; Christopher Hill, Master of the King's Barges, at 100l. per an., 1½ years to Midsummer 1715; 48 Watermen in Ordinary at 3l. 2s. 6d. each, same time; William Dover and James Lucas, two Pensionary Watermen ditto, ditto; Mark Smith, another, 1¼ years to Ladyday 1715 388 5
21,192 5
money paid upon bills and warrants signed by the Lords of the Council, the Principal Secretaries of State or the Lord Chamberlain of the Household:
money paid by warrants of the Lords of the Council:
John Gauntlett, Under-keeper of the Council Records, for stationery etc.; from the King's Accession to Xmas 1714 45 8 4
the two Chamber-keepers of the Council Chamber, for providing herbs etc. and for travelling charges etc.; same time 13 12 0
Robert Gregson, servant to the Council Chamber, at 40 marks per an. and 10l. per an. for removing the Council Plate etc. and for travelling charges; same time 17 11 10
(total by the above warrants 76l. 12s. 2d.)
stationers’ bills signed by the Principal Secretaries of State and paid by warrants under the Royal Sign Manual:
William Churchill, Stationer in Ordinary to King William III, for stationery delivered in 1701; by Royal Sign Manual of 24 Dec. 1714 297 11 3
the same and Edmond Castle, for stationery delivered into Lord Bolingbroke's office 2 Aug. to 30 Aug. 1714; by Royal Sign Manual of 6 May 1715 102 7 1
ditto into the Earl of Marr's Office 3 Aug. to 22 Sept. 1714 44 0 0
ditto into Mr. Secretary Bromley's office 3 Aug. to 21 Sept. 1714 70 0 0
ditto into Lord Viscount Townsend's office, 17 Sept. 1714 to 21 June 1715 505 14 6
ditto into the Duke of Montrose's office, 29 Sept. 1714 to 21 June 1715 289 11 0
ditto into Mr. Secretary Stanhope's office, 24 Sept. 1714 to 23 June 1715 419 9 5
(total of the above 1,728l. 13s. 3d.)
travelling charges to persons attending the King beyond sea until his arrival in England; by Royal Sign Manual 6 May and 13 Sept. 1715:
Jeremy Chaplain, Sir William Sanderson and Henry Gardie, Gentlemen Ushers Daily Waiters in Ordinary; Peter Lacock, Gentleman Harbinger, Adam Lisney and Griffith Evans, Grooms of the Great Chamber; Thomas Williams, a Page of the Removing Wardrobe; Richard Wright, Knight Harbinger; Edward Brown and Lawrence Saxton, Pages of the Backstairs; Gilbert Abrahall, Hamnet Kirke, John Smith and Castleman Smith, late ditto 158 2 0
the Master of the Barges, Christopher Hill, for services 358 7 11
ordinaries and extraordinaries allowed by warrants under the Royal Sign Manual 6 May and 28 Oct. 1715:
Benjamin Bedford, Upholsterer, for rent etc. of a house hired for the Czar of Muscovy's Minister 807 0 9
Ambrose Dickins, Serjeant Surgeon, for opening the late Queen's body 100 0 0
the same and Daniel Malthus, Apothecary, for materials for embalming the late Queen 212 8 0
John Hopson, Master Joiner, for preparing and making the wooden and leaden coffins for enclosing the late Queen's body and for an urn for her bowels, both covered with purple velvet and finished with plates and handles, gilt with water-gold and other work etc 329 10 0
William Jackson, for several bottoms, chells and arms for the ‘christall’ branches in the Ball room at St. James's and for mending and repairing them, 1692 to 1712 478 2 6
Thomas Archer, Groom-porter, for grates etc. for the Prince and Princess of Wales's apartments at St. James's, etc. 249 5 6
Dr. William Crofts, for pricking and fair writing of music for voices and instruments performed at Westminster Abbey at the King's Coronation and upon the Thanksgiving Day at St. Paul's, 20 Jan. 1714– 15 42 0 0
Richard Wright, Knight Harbinger, for lodgings hired for the King at Greenwich, Oct. 1714 31 10 0
John Bowack, for 272 anthem books, bound in red and blue Turkey leather for the Chapels at Windsor and St. James's 70 9 6
John Evans, for travelling charges for the Lord Chamberlain's office, for five years to 2 May 1715 47 15 0
John Loftus, barge builder, for mending the King's ‘gondels’ etc. 17 9 8
Thomas Williams, Page of the Removing Wardrobe for disbursements for the reception of the King at Greenwich and for bringing hangings from Hampton Court for the Coronation 46 8 6
James Chase and Daniel Malthus, Apothecaries in Ordinary to the Person, ‘for a very large Composition of rich, essentiall, chymical, odoriferous oyles, balsoms and spirits highly perfumed’ for the anointing of his Majesty at the Coronation 206 0 0
Sir William Oldes, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for his attendance at the House of Peers for two Prorogations and from 1 Aug. to 25 Aug. 1714 9 3 0
John Incledon, Housekeeper of Westminster Palace, for cleaning etc., 1 Aug. to 25 Dec. 1714, and for extraordinary charges when the body of the late Queen lay in State there and during the preparations for the Coronation etc 82 6 8
the same, for cleaning etc., 26 Dec. 1714 to 25 March 1715 and thereafter to 24 June 1715 60 6 8
John Eccles, Master of the King's Musick, for pricking and fair writing music for New Year's Day 1714–15 and for the King's Birthday 22 0 0
Sir Godfrey Kneller, bt., for drawing the King's picture for Paul Methuen, Ambassador to Spain, another in ‘prophile’ for the Mint, one for Robert Lowther, Governor of Barbadoes, one presented to Hannover, one for the Royal Family, and one of the late Queen for Mr. Cæsar; also for office fees; also for the King's picture for the Earl of Albemarl, for Baron Berensdorph, for Baron Bothmar, for Baron Gerth, for Baron Havenberg, for Baron Halthorp, for Baron Kilmansack, for General Bulleau, for Mounsr. Busch, for Mr. Elden, for Mr. Elth; and for an half length of the Tripoli Ambassador's picture for the King; and for office fees 913 15 0
John Howard, Joyner of the Privy Chamber, for carved gilded frames and cases for the King's pictures and for removing pictures etc. 298 18 11
Samuel Stubbs, rat-killer in Ordinary, for destroying rats and other vermin in the Royal Palaces and in both Houses of Parliament, Ladyday to Michaelmas 1714 8 19 0
the same, for ditto, to Ladyday 1715 28 19 0
Timothy Goodwin, Stationer, in part of his bill for printing lists of Lent preachers etc. 19 0 0
Thomas St. Hill, in part for New River water etc. 15 4 0
Dr. Inglis, Marshall of the Ceremonies, for his attendance on Foreign Ministers, 1 Aug. 1714 to 20 Jan. 1714–15 25 0 0
William Paine, late a Child of the Chapel Royal, whose voice is changed, for the usual allowance 20 0 0
Joseph Centlivre, ditto, ditto 20 0 0
John Lenton, Groom of the Chapel, for mops etc. 10 0 0
John Walsh, Instrument maker, for mending instruments etc. 16 10 0
John Holbech, Clerk in the Treasury of the Chamber, for his usual allowance 12 0 0
(total for allowances on the Lord Chamberlain's warrants 4,200l. 1s. 8d.)
payments to the several Messengers of the Chamber for their bills of services, allowed by the Principal Secretaries of State or the Lords of the Privy Council: to Nathaniel Barlow, Richard Barlow, Thomas Beake, Fortune Barton, William Brown, John Bill, John Brighter, Humphrey Beckley, Simon Chapman, Charles Couchman, Joseph Chancey, Anthony Dagley, Edward Davies, Francis Elcock, George Fry, John Fyson, Edward Gibbs, Peter Godde, George Gordon, Richard Hayward, Charles Kenge, Henry Legatt, Enoch Mottram, Thomas Nightingale, Thomas Newlyn, Joseph Palmer, Griffantius Phillips, Francis Sawyer, Richard Sharman, Thomas Smith, Joseph Smith, Samuel Taylor, John Turner, Nathaniel Wilcocks; services detailed, including the apprehension and custody of suspected persons etc. 3,627 11
10,149 8
ordinary allowances, including 77l. 15s. to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee 87 15 0
total payments and allowances £31,429 8
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 17 9
Declared 3 July 1718.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: MASTER OF THE ROBES.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2847 [E.351/2847].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2055, ROLL 40 [A.O.1/2055/40].
William, Earl Cadogan, Master of the Robes.
1 August 1714 to 25 March 1721.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his Lordship's first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I; by way of imprest and on accompt; by Privy Seal 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual 7 Oct. 1715, 2 George I 2,500 0 0
the same term, by Privy Seal 21 Oct. 2 George I 660 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I; by Privy Seal 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual 19 June 2 George I 2,664 15 10
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 10 Nov. 3 George I 1,990 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 9 Oct. 3 George I 620 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 19 Nov. 3 George I 620 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 14 Feb. 3 George I 620 0 0
Easter term 3 & 4 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 8 July 3 George I 620 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 26 July 3 George I 620 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 28 Aug. 4 George I 1,526 10 0
Michaelmas term, 4 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 4 Dec. 4 George I 620 0 0
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 27 May 4 George I 1,240 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 23 July 4 George I 620 0 0
Michaelmas term, 5 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 30 Dec. 5 George I 620 0 0
Easter term, 5 & 6 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 21 Mar. 5 George I 1,240 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 4 April 5 George I 1,200 0 0
Easter term 6 & 7 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 20 Nov. 6 George I 620 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 28 July 6 George I 1,240 0 0
Michaelmas term, 7 George I; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 24 Nov. 7 George I 620 0 0
the same term; by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 21 Dec. 7 George I 1,860 0 0
total charge and receipts £22,321 5 10
Discharge.
Payments to sundry tradesmen for goods provided and work done, as well for the King's Coronation as for the ordinary expense of the Robes: £ s. d.
T. Pembroke, Administrator to Jacob Whiddon, for ermine for the border of a purple cap and for lining and edging the great purple Coronation Robe and for ermine for the crimson Coronation robe 2,100 0 0
John Rymers, for furring a Parliament robe with choice ermine and spotting of the robe etc 1,050 0 0
Matthew Vernon and partner, for purple and crimson Genoa velvet, rich brocades and taffety 343 1 0
John Hinchcliff, for crimson and blue Genoa velvet 151 8 0
John Bell, for silk for a gown and toilet, for a rich embroidered velvet cap, for a walnut-tree inlaid table and stands and for a sash and Indian wadding for the gown, and for sweet bags etc 93 0 0
Walter Turner, laceman, for lace etc., detailed 1,072 2 4
John Christophery, for rich gold wire coat buttons etc. 5 18 10
Robert Mann and William Day, woollen drapers, for shalloon, sagovie cloth, shaggreen and other cloths, detailed, and for suits of mourning 813 12 0
Robert Graham, taylor, for making the King's crimson velvet Coronation robe and surcoat etc., detailed 389 0 0
Adam Richardson, taylor, for making the King's robe for the Order of St. Andrew etc. 80 0 0
John Patrickson, embroiderer, for coat stars, garters, leeks, etc. 23 7 6
the same, for embroidering a belt for a present to the Venetian Ambassador 10 15 0
Richard Aven, for a gold sword for the said Ambassador 107 10 0
Henry Ockley, sword cutler, for a purple sword and scabbard, a crimson sword and scabbard and another for the Order of St. George, at 6l. 9s. each, and for a mourning sword in June 1715 1l. 1s. 6d. 20 8 6
William Grimes, beltmaker, for two belts, one of crimson velvet, the other of purple lined with white sarcenet and plate buckles gilt at 1l. 18s. each and for two other crimson velvet belts with gilt buckles at 1l. 5s. each 6 6 0
Anne Savage, millener, for pieces of Order ribbon and for ribbon to the King's robes, 15 Oct. 1714 to 5 April 1720 82 7 0
John Vallance, for a long peruke and a trunk peruke box 20 15 0
P. Nicholas, for a pair of gold fringe gloves for the Coronation Day 10 0 0
John Hill, hosier, for a pair of pearl colour silk hose and a pair of mixed silk hose at 25s. a pair, and a pair of scarlet silk hose 40s., and a pair of mixed worsted hose 10s. 5 0 0
John Verdon, shoemaker, for 18 pair of shoes, a pair of slippers and a pair of sandals at 10s. each, two pairs of cloth shoes 24s., and three pairs of shooting shoes 45s. 13 9 0
6,398 0 2
salaries:
this Accomptant, at 1,240l. for six years to Michaelmas 1720 7,440 0 0
Charles Hodges, Yeoman of the Robes, at 380l. per an. for 4¼ years to Xmas 1718 and John Highmore succeeding him, 1¾ years to Michaelmas 1720 2,280 0 0
Samuel Pitt and Henry Collop, two Grooms of the Robes, at 190l. per an. each, to Michaelmas 1720 2,280 0 0
Daniel Macret, Third Groom, at 162l. per an.; same time 972 0 0
George Curtis, Waiter to the Robes, at 90l. per an.; same time 540 0 0
John Smith, another; same time 540 0 0
William Smith, Page of the Robes at 58l. per an.; same time 348 0 0
David Foukes, Brusher of the Robes, at 80l. per an. for 4½ years to Ladyday 1719 and John Geree, succeeding him, for 1½ years to Michaelmas 1720 480 0 0
14,880 0 0
Exchequer fees and incident charges etc.:
John Rymer, the King's furrier, for looking after the King's robes to preserve them from moth and for cleaning them etc. and for two presses, a board and standing and silk curtains 169 15 0
Henry Tyson, employed as messenger 360 0 0
Treasury and Exchequer fees 360 13 1
this Accomptant, for writing out the Accompt etc. and for stationery ware 168 0 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 210 0 0
fees on passing the Accompt 90 0 0
1,358 8 1
total payments and allowances £22,636 8 3
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 315 2 5
Declared 22 April 1723.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: MASTER OF THE HORSE.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1446, ROLLS 25 and 26 [A.O.I/1446/25 & 26].
No Pipe Office Roll but Roll 26 of the Audit Office series is of parchment and may have been originally from the Pipe Office.
Conyers Darcy and George Feilding, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse.
19 July 1712 to 11 November 1715.
See Vol. XXVII of this Calendar, p. cxcviii.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: MASTER OF THE HORSE: ARREARS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1768 [E.351/1768].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1446, ROLL 27 [A.O.1/1446/27].
Sir Conyers Darcy, knight of the Bath, and George Feilding, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse.
Account of 8,608l. 3s. 1d. entrusted to them for arrears of the Queen's Stables
See Vol. XXVIII of this Calendar, p. ccxii.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: MASTER OF THE HORSE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1769 [E.351/1769].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1446, ROLL 28 [A.O.1/1446/28].
Charles, Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse.
8 October 1714 to 24 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's only Accompt for this Service nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 1 & 2 George I in part of 20,000l. by Privy Seal of 11 Nov. 1714, 1 George I 6,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of the same 5,000 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, ditto 4,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £15,000 0 0
Discharge.
Money paid for horses and coaches of the late Queen's equipage:
Sir Conyers Darcy and George Feilding, late Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse, for horses, coaches etc. detailed 2,000 0 0
ditto, for coaches, chairs, harness, saddles and bits:
Edmund Aubrey, coachmaker, for repairs £ s. d.
and for making a mourning coach for the Prince of Wales etc.; 1 Oct. 1714 to 1 Oct. 1715 1,292 0 0
Richard Phillips, coachmaker, for repairing sundry coaches etc.; Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 500 18 0
Henry Mills, coach painter, for painting and cleaning 281 10 0
John Gumley, for coach glasses; 2 Nov. 1714 to 5 March 1715 32 17 0
Francis Maskull, harness maker, for harness etc.; 1 Oct. 1714 to 1 Oct. 1715 975 12 0
Adam McLeroy, saddler, for wares and work; 18 Oct. 1714 to 8 Oct. 1715 161 15 0
John Rawlins, saddler, for the like; Michaelmas 1714 to 13 Oct. 1715 642 2 1
Peter Kendall, bitmaker, for bitmaker's wares; 1 Oct. 1714 to 13 Oct. 1715 114 18 6
4,001 12 7
ditto, for mercers’ goods etc. and for liveries etc.:
Matthew Vernon and Co., mercers, for purple velvet at 24s. a yard; 11 Oct. 1714 11 8 0
Richard Chamberlayne and Co., mercers, for Genoa velvet at 32s. a yard and for coach velvet at 28s. a yard, for satin at 14s., 12s. and 10s. a yard and for ‘taffeta’ at 6s. 6d. a yard, also for a remnant of crimson flowered velvet; 10 Nov. 1714 to 16 Sept. 1715 206 10 6
John Jewks, mercer, for ‘shag’ at 7s. 6d. a yard, for shagreen, at 6s. 6d., for ‘sarge and shaloon’ at 3s. 6d., for ‘rattinet’ at 3s., for serge at 2s. 6d. and for serge and shaloon at 2s. 6d. a yard; 20 Nov. 1714 to 18 Aug. 1715 240 3 0
Thomas Carter and Co., mercers, for black Dutch velvet; 26 Nov. 1714 5 0 0
Thomas Hinchliff and Co., mercers, for blue Genoa velvet at 28s. a yard; 3 June 1715 184 2 0
Nathaniel Bridgwater, for ditto; same day 156 16 0
George Morley, draper, for purple cloth at 11s 9d. a yard, black cloth at 8s. and 7s. 6d. a yard; 26 Oct. 1714 65 12 0
William Godfrey and Co., for purple shaloon and crimson serge at 3s. a yard; 31 Oct. and 13 Nov. 1714 3 8 6
William Wilson, woollen draper, for scarlet cloth at 16s. a yard, blue cloth at 12s. a yard and red cloth at 5s. a yard; 22 June to 21 Sept. 1715 433 10 0
Robert Mann and Co., for crimson cloth at 28s. and 24s. a yard, blue cloth at 19s. a yard, and scarlet cloth at 16s. 6d. and 16s. a yard 308 0 0
Theophilus Shutts, laceman, for rich glass strings at 10s. 6d. an ounce, gold lace at 9s. 6d. an ounce, fringe at 5s. an ounce, silk reins at 10s. a yard, commanding strings at 16s. each, and divers small parcels of lace silk etc.; 9 Nov. 1714 to 13 Oct. 1715 2,294 0 0
Thomas Moreton, laceman, for gold knotted fringe at 13s. an ounce, gold and silver purled fringe at 12s. 6d. an ounce, and clouded gold orris and gold fringe at 12s. an ounce, and gold and silver orris at 9s. 6d. an ounce; August 1715 232 0 0
Jacob Labat, sword cutler, for 20 swords at 22s. each, 44 hangers at 8s. each and 64 belts at 3s. each; 30 July 1715 49 4 0
Mary Pearce, capmaker, for 69 caps for the footmen, grooms etc. at 13s. each; same month 44 17 0
John Deighton, for 71 hats for ditto at 13s. 6d. each; same month 47 18 6
James Townsend and Co., for 52 pair of scarlet worsted hose at 8s. a pair and 94 pair of scarlet hose at 6s. a pair; same month 49 0 0
Mary Ganeron, embroiderer, for embroidering a ‘hoosing’, holster bags and saddle upon blue velvet; another saddle with gold and silver upon red, another with gold upon red velvet and for embroidering 2 ‘caparasons’ wrought upon red cloth; 18 July to 4 Sept. 1715 149 10 0
Peter Joumard, button maker, for gold coat buttons at 8s. 6d. a dozen, gold and blue coat buttons at 5s. 6d. a dozen, gold breast buttons at 3s. 6d. a dozen; August 1715 244 15 0
William Story, tailor, for rich laced suits for the footmen, chairmen, coachmen, postilions and huntsmen at 3l. 10s. 6d. each, for 34 single laced suits for the grooms, helpers, porter, gamekeeper, pheasant-keeper and three boys at Newmarket at 2l. 11s. 6d. each, 74 loose coats for the said footmen etc. and a harness-maker at 17s. 6d. each, 5 cloaks for the coachmen at 13s. 6d. each, 10 loose coats for the 3 tradesmen, 4 hackney coachmen and 3 ‘chasse marees’ at 12s. 6d. each, and 146 short waistcoats for the 73 footmen etc. at 5s. each, two portmanteaus at 1l. 10s. 6d. each, and for searing and sizeing velvet; July 1715 338 0 0
Robert Maxwell, for five beds at 39s. each, five pairs of blankets at 12s. a pair and five rugs at 14s. each.; Oct. 1714 16 5 0
5,079 19 6
money paid for horses bought for the King's use; Lewis Dymoke, for the horse on which he rode as Champion 75l. 5s.; Claus Clausen, for a brown saddle gelding 10l.; John Seymour, for a horse bought of the Lord Ashburnham and to buy horses 180l. 1s. 6d.; Capt. Andrew Percival, for a black gelding 60l.; Sir William Gage, for a black stone horse 75l. 5s.; William Green, for a grey ditto, 60l.; Richard Marshal, for a chestnut Arabian horse 322l. 10s.; Sir John Doyley, for a bay stone horse 80l.; Christopher Thwaites, for a grey gelding 33l. 6s. 6d.; William Good, for a brown stone horse, 29l. 10s.; the Earl of Aylesford, for a grey gelding 59l. 2s. 6d.; with a guinea each to the grooms of Capt. Andrew Percival, Sir William Gage, Sir John Doyley and the Earl of Ailesford 4l. 6s. 989 6 6
Royal gifts in lieu of plates at public races; three at 100 guineas each at Newmarket won by the Marquess of Wharton, the Lord Cullen and the Duke of Devonshire on 7 April 1715, 14 April 1715 and 6 Oct. 1715 respectively; another at Handleton won by Henry Gage 22 Aug. 1715 and another at York won by the Duke of Rutland 24 Aug. 1715 537 10 0
the charge of keeping the stud and racehorses:
Richard Marshall, Master of the Stud, for disbursements, detailed 1,140 17 5
Thomas Spedding, for keeping the King's racehorses at Newmarket etc., detailed 258 15 0
Benjamin Cooper, for keeping race horses etc. 68 2 11
Robert Simcocks, farrier 120 18 10
Thomas Darlow, farrier 20 6 8
John Figge, for gelding a bay stone horse 1 1 6
1,610 2 4
annual and contingent disbursements, detailed, including 231l. 11s. for sundry items, 76l. 11s. 11d. for law charges etc., 75l. 5s. for gifts to servants 383 7 11
New Year's gifts and Exchequer fees etc., detailed, including 23l. 8s. to Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 278 1 6
total payments and allowances £14,880 0 4
and so the Accountant is Indebted 119 19 8
which said sum is set off against the Surplusage on his final Account as Master of the Horse to the late Queen Anne and so he is even and Quit; by Treasury Warrant of 5 March 1730.
Declared 1 June 1731.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: WORKS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3319 [E.351/3319].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2448, ROLL 148 [A.O.1/2448/148].
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works and Buildings.
1 August 1714 (fn. 2) to 31 December 1714.
[This Account relates so much to expenditure after the Queen's death that it is more properly included in this volume rather than in the preceding one.]
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining upon the end of the preceding Accompt none, the Accomptant being in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, by way of imprest, etc. in further part of 10,000l. by Privy Seal 16 Aug. 1 George I 3,636 3 0
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in full of the same 6,293 17 0
the same term, in part of 40,000l. by Privy Seal of 30 June, 1 George I 18,580 14
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of the same 1,157 10 0
total charge and receipts £29,668 4
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Surplusage on the last Accompt 16,314 16 6
payments to tradesmen etc. for sundry works and repairs, detailed, at the following places:
the Tower of London:
emptions and provisions 104 19 10½
carriage of provisions, rubbish etc. 1 18 0
wages and entertainment: masons at 3s. and 2s. 9d. a day, carpenters at 3s. and 2s. 8d. a day, joiners and bricklayers at 3s. a day, labourers at 1s. 10d. a day each; and to Thomas Rotherham and John Vaughan, successively Clerks of the Works, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 24l. 10s. 3d. 148 2 6
taskwork: Thomas Churchill, bricklayer, for work etc. at the Warders’ houses 5l. 11s. 10d.; David Lance, master plaisterer, for work etc. at the Gentlemen Porters’ and at the Bloody Tower 14l. 1s. 0d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting at Mr. Wright's, Mr. Ballard's and Maj. Doyley's houses 3l. 16s.; to Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for work etc. 40l. 19s. 5½d. 64 8
319 8 8
the Palace at Whitehall:
emptions and provisions 545 11
carriage etc. 38 6 6
wages etc.: masons, carpenters, joiners, bricklayers, plaisterers, at 2s. 6d. a day each; labourers at 2s. 6d. and 1s. 8d. a day each, sawyers at 3s. 8d. a day [each pair]; and to William Dickinson, Clerk of the Works, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, for entertainment, candles and dog's meat 46l. 19s. 489 10 2
task work: David Lance, master plaisterer, for work and materials at the Admiralty Office, Col. Godfrey's etc., 214l. 10s. 9d.; Thomas Hughs, master bricklayer, for work etc., 38l. 14s. 1d.; John Woddall, mason, for work etc. at the Treasury and Lord Chamberlain's lodgings, 14l. 4s. 9½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work, 101l. 7s. 11d.; Joseph Jolly, paviour, for paving in and about Whitehall, 111l. 6s. 4d. 480 3 10½
rewards: John Peryear, office-keeper, at 2s. a day, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 15l. 6s., for night attendance 14s. and for tending the lamps 2l. 10s.; Edward Pritchard, porter at the gate, 13l. 6s. 8d.; Robert Bedoe, under-housekeeper, for opening and shutting doors 12s. 6d.; Henry Wise, for opening and shutting the sluice and flaps for letting the tide in and out of the
Canal, 5l. and for cleaning the common sewer from the sluice in St. James's Park to the end of the dock in Scotland Yard, 16l. 13s. 4d.; and to Mansel Bennett, for care of the clock, 1l. 5s. 55 7 6
1,608 19 6
The Mannour House at St. James's:
emptions and provisions 414 17 10¼
carriage etc. 124 1 10
taskwork: Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for work etc. 252l. 16s.; John Hopson, master joiner, for work and materials at the Prince's Apartment, Lord Chamberlain's lodgings, the Treasury etc., 480l. 9s. 7d.; David Lance, master plaisterer, for work and materials at the Prince's new stairs and lodging rooms, at the Duke of Argyle's etc., 262l. 15s. 6¾d.; Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for repairs to the Prince's lodgings etc., 202l. 17s. 3¾d.; John Woodall, mason, for repairs to several houses etc., 134l. 9s. 4d.; John Smout, another, for work and materials at the Prince's lodgings, the Vice-Chamberlain's, the Treasurer's etc., 133l. 17s. 5d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant-painter, for work, 86l. 12s. 3d. 1,553 17
rewards: Edward Brown, underhousekeeper, for his pains in opening and shutting the doors, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714 12s. 6d.; Mansel Bennett, clockmaker, for cleaning and repairing the clock, 11l. 11 12 6
2,104 9
the Old Palace at Westminster:
emptions and provisions 212 3
wages etc.: bricklayers and plaisterers at 2s. 6d. a day; labourers at 2s. 10d. (sic) and 1s. 8d. a day 3 0 8
carriage etc. 23 12 0
taskwork: John Hopson, master joiner, for repairs about the ‘mannour house’ of St. James's and the Palace of Westminster, 347l. 18s. 10d.; Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for work and materials, 187l. 10s. 7¾d.; David Lance, master plaisterer, for work and materials at the House of Lords, Baron Bothmar's, Mr. Poultney's and other houses, 132l. 12s. 1d.; Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for work and materials, 98l. 17s. 4½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painters’ work in the House of Lords etc., 9l. 10s. 6d. 776 9
rewards: Mansel Bennett, for looking after and winding the clocks at the House of Lords and House of Commons during the Sitting of Parliament 3 0 0
1,018 5 3
Denmark House:
emptions and provisions 135 1
carriage etc 1 7 0
wages etc.: masons at 3s. a day; carpenters at 2s. 6d. and 3s. a day; labourers at 1s. 8d. a day; and Thomas Rotherham, clerk of the Works, and Richard Neagle succeeding him, for their entertainment, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, for watching two nights, and for candles, 23l. 16s. 9d. 72 8 1
taskwork: Thomas Churchill, master bricklayer, for work etc., 65l. 10s. 10d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, ditto 24l. 7s. 8d.; David Lance, master plaisterer ditto, 32l. 16s. 4d.; John Smout, master mason, for Portland stone etc., 40l. 10s.; John Hopson, master joiner, for work and materials, 11l. 13s. 6d.; Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, ditto; 18l. 0s. 6d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, ditto, 34l. 2s. 1d.; Joseph Jolly, master paviour, ditto, 113l. 14s. 9d. 340 15 8
rewards: Thomas Hutton, underhousekeeper, for opening and shutting the doors, five months to 31 Dec. 1714, 12s. 6d.; Mansell Bennett, clockmaker, for care of the clock 5l. 8s. 6d. 6 1 0
the New River Water Company for water-rent, for water brought from Islington, half year to Michaelmas 1714 13 0 0
568 13
Winchester:
emptions and provisions 3 10 4
wages etc.: carpenters at 2s. a day, labourers at 1s. 6d. and 1s. 10d. a day; Thomas Bateman, clerk of the Works, for his allowance, dog's meat, postage etc., from 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 19l. 14s. 3d. 37 8 1
40 18 5
Newmarket:
works and repairs at Newmarket House; wages 14l. 0s. 9d.; Francis Buckle, clerk of the Works, from 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 17l. 4s. 3d. and for travelling and disbursements 29l. 3s. 8d.; William Sandiver, carpenter, 6l. 6s. 2d. 66 14 10
Hampton Court House and Gardens:
emptions and provisions 317 4
land and water carriage etc. 172 8 1
wages etc.: masons at 2s. 8d. a day; joiners at 3s. and 2s. 6d. a day; carpenters and bricklayers at 2s. 6d. a day; labourers at 1s. 8d. a day; and John Ball, clerk of the Works, from 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714 and for boat hire, coal and disbursements 66l. 17s. 3d. 278 15 3
task work; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for repairs and for erecting a bridge in the King's Meadow, 133l. 5s. 7d.; Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer for work etc., 27l. 6s. 6½d.; John Hopson, master joiner, ditto, 6l. 10s. 9d. 167 2 10½
rewards; Richard Marriott, keeper of the Privy Lodgings, from 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 12s. 6d.; Somersett English, under-housekeeper, ditto 12s. 6d., and, for opening the gates of the Meadows for the barge-horses 1l. 5s.; Langley Bradley, for winding up the Great Zodiacal Clock, 1 July 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714 10l. 8s. 0d. 12 18 0
the Gardens: John Ireland, master glazier, for glass and glaziers’ work 36l. 9s. 1d.; Thomas Robinson, master smith, for smith's wares and work 13l. 14s. 7d.; Joseph Kelham, for elm pipes and iron hoops, 40l. 13s. 0d.; Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for carpenter's work etc., 21l. 12s. 5d.; Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for bricklayer's work, 12l. 5s. 0d.; Joseph Roberts, for plumber's work, 1l. 7s. 8d.; Henry Wise, master gardener, for labourer's work in the Gardens, and for yews, plants, seeds etc., 12l. 5s. 4d.; Charles Fisher, for land and water carriage etc. and hire of labourers, and for digging several wells, 41l. 17s. 8d.; Thomas Simpson, for looking after the rivers, disbursements for labourers etc., 70l. 6s. 10d.; William Deeplove, for attending to write estimates, references and reports, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714 19l. 2s. 6d.; John Ball, clerk of the Works, for costing up etc., the artificers’ and workmen's bills, 7l. 13s. 0d., and for his travelling charges in going to Longford, 9l. 2s. 3d. and for coals, grease etc., 2l. 0s. 0d. 288 9 4
1,236 18
Kensington Palace and Gardens:
emptions and provisions 147 4
Deborah Reading for carriage 1 8 0
William Edge, labourer, for cleaning the leads etc. 50 15 0
task work; Matthew Banks, carpenter, for repairing several lodgings and apartments, 59l. 18s. 4d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for wains coting several lodgings etc. 111l. 0s. 3d.; Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for brickwork, 44l. 16s. 4d.; David Lance, master plaisterer, for plaisterer's work, 47l. 12s. 6d.; John Woodall, mason, for work etc., 7l. 12s. 11d. 271 0 4
wages etc.; John Vaughan and George Clayfield, two watchmen for attending the timber yard, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 30l. 12s. and for watching eight nights, 1l. 12s.; Nicholas Hawksmoor, clerk of the Works, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714 17l. 4s. 3d. and for travelling charges, dog's meat etc., 74l. 17s. 4d.; Henry Powell, underhousekeeper, for openand shutting doors, 12s. 6d.; Mansell Bennett, clockmaker, for care of the clocks, 4l. 7s. 0d. 129 5 1
the Gardens: Matthew Bancks, carpenter, for work and materials, 13l. 5s. 0d.; Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for plumber's ware and work, 5l. 4s. 2¾d.; Richard Fransum for ironmonger's ware, 4l. 17s. 11½d.; Thomas Robinson, smith, for smith's wares and work, 1l. 12s.; John Hopson, master joiner, for work, 8s. 3d.; John Ireland, for glass and glazier's work, 8l. 9s. 9½d.; Joseph Kelham, pumpmaker, for repairing several pumps, 2l. 17s.; John Woodall, mason, for mason's work etc., 4l. 8s. 0d.; Henry Wise, master gardener, for hire of labourers and for trees, plants, seeds etc., 24l. 10s. 8d.; Nicholas Hawksmoor, for keeping the accompts, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 7l. 13s. 0d., and William Deeplowe, for attending to write estimates etc.; same time, 19l. 2s. 6d. 92 8
692 1
Windsor Castle:
emptions and provisions 471 10 5
carriage: John Bailey for carriage of sand and rubbish 6 13 0
Arnold Thompson, for labourers under him at 1s. 6d. and 2s. 6d. a day 29 14 6
James Browne, for a theodolite, Gunter's chain, and other measuring instruments etc. 38 14 4
taskwork: Dominick Pile, bricklayer, for work etc., 82l. 7s. 10d.; Henry Bancks, mason, for work and Portland stone etc., 34l. 11s. 3½d.; Matthew Bancks, carpenter, for work etc., 144l. 12s. 1d.; Thomas Fort, joiner, ditto 63l. 9s. 6d.; David Lance, master plaisterer, ditto, 62l. 17s. 11½d.; Benjamin Culcheth, painter, for work, 9l. 7s. 397 5 8
rewards: Henry Wise, master gardener, for rolling, sweeping, weeding and cleaning the grate stones, for pruning and watering the hollys in the Terras Walk, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 31l. 5s.; Grimling Gibbons, for cleaning and keeping in repair the carved work in the Castle, half year to Xmas 1714, 50l.; Mansell Bennett, for care of the clock,
5l. 18s. 4d.; James Brown, for attendance, entering the workmen's bills etc., 133 days, 11l. 1s. 8d. 98 5 0
Henry Wise, for work in the two Parks, for binding the trees in the Walks, mowing and weeding etc. and to a moletaker for destroying the moles 67 10
annual fees and allowances to the Officers of the Works at Windsor: Sir Christopher Wren, Comptroller of the Works etc. there, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714, 15l. 6s. 0d.; John Ball, Surveyor, ditto, 15l. 6s. 0d.; William Roberts, Paymaster, ditto, 15l. 6s. 0d.; James Brown, Purveyor, ditto, 7l. 13s. 0d.; William Dickenson, clerk to the Comptroller, ditto, 7l. 13s. 0d.; James Brown, clerk to the Surveyor, ditto, 7l. 13s. 0d.; James Harcourt, clerk to the Paymaster, ditto, 7l. 13s. 0d.; Theodore Randue, Keeper of the Castle Gate, ditto, 5l. 2s. 0d.; James Brown, Keeper of the Timber Yard, ditto, 5l. 2s. 0d.; John Churchill, master carpenter, ditto, 3l. 16s. 6d. 90 10 6
1,200 4
sundry disbursements on account of Queen Anne's funeral:
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for work in Westminster Abbey, in King Henry VII's and Edward the Confessor's Chapel 91 11
John Hopson, purveyor, for timber deals, etc. 419 1 0
John Hopson, master joiner, for making a deal coffin to try the bigness of the door and place where the State Coffin now stands and for wainscott work to secure King William's coffin from breaking down, it being defective 3 4 3
Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for pulling down and rebuilding the Abbey door, etc. 6 8 6
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for smith's wares 0 11 0
Richard Fransum, for locks, nails, and other ironmonger's wares 37 4 6
William Hinde, matlayer, for turner's wares etc. 5 5 0
John Walker, tinman, for lanthornes, sockets, sconces, branches etc. 23 13 0
Deborah Reading, for carriage of timber and deals and for loads of tempered clay to stick candles in 11 14 8
Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painter's work 4 0 0
Edward Tuffnall, mason, for mason's work in the vault in Henry VII's Chapel etc. 11 7 8
Joseph Jolly, for stone, gravel and paviour's work 9 17 0
Sarah Spoore, for four compass bars 2 11 0
John Hester, for bricklayer's work in and about the Royal Vault 1 10 0
Joseph Roberts, for plumber's work 3 8 0
Matthew Bancks, for carpenter's work 1 10 0
John Hopson, for joiner's work 1 13 0
Thomas Hughes, for bricklayer's work 1 2 6
William Edge, for labourer's work 1 5 0
Thomas Robinson, for smith's work 0 11 0
John Vaughan and George Clayfield, for their attendance and for four sacks of bran 2 17 4
William Ayres, foreman of the carpenters, for 14 bearers for the Royal corpse 28 0 0
Leonard Woodson, clerk of the Works, for his extraordinary pains in setting down rates, casting them up and engrossing his Account 1 10 0
669 15
sundry disbursements on the reception of King George I at Greenwich:
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for making kitchens etc. and other necessary offices 196 14 9
Richard Fransum, ironmonger, for ironmonger's wares 15 4
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for smith's wares etc. 21 8
Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for work in the kitchen etc. 46 11 8
Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painter's work etc. 7 0 8
John Smout, mason, for Portland stone and mason's work 7 16 6
Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for plumber's wares etc. 7 2
David Lance, master plaisterer, for plaisterer's work etc. 4 19 8
Deborah Reading, for carriage of sawed timber etc., from Scotland Yard to Greenwich 3 15 0
William Dickenson, clerk, for going down to Greenwich to see and to measure the work 2 8 0
Leonard Woodson, ditto, for setting down the rates etc. 1 0 0
314 1 11½
sundry disbursements and expenses for the King's Coronation at Westminster:
Matthew Churchill and Matthew Bancks, carpenters, for making the two theatres whereon the Altar stands and whereon the Crown stood with steps round them, in building the great scaffold in the north part of the Cross and several galleries and arches, in boarding the floor of the Hall, in making tables and benches for the Quality to dine at, in taking down the Courts of Chancery and King's Bench etc. in building a kitchen etc. 1,391 7 11½
John Hopson, purveyor, for timber and deals etc. 4,117 14
John Hopson, master joiner, for a’ wainscott pedistall’ pulpitt, wainscott tables, desks and forms and for repairing the Coronation chair 38 1 6
Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for building a wall in Cotton Garden pulled down to make room for the kitchen, for building stoves etc., for work at St. Stephen's Court and for mending the piers by the Parliament Stairs 158 5
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for work and materials in the Hall, Abbey, Kitchen, Court of Requests and Parliament House 58 7 8
John Smout, mason, for Reigate stone to repair the ovens, for paving etc., in and about Westminster Hall 50 7 10
David Lance, for plaisterer's work etc. 95 6 4
Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for plumber's work etc. 54 4 11½
Richard Fransum, ironmonger, for ironmonger's wares 274 1 0
John Walker, tinman, for tinman's wares 65 18 4
Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painter's work etc. 93 0 0
Deborah Reading, for carriage of timber etc. 145 3 0
William Hinde, matlayer, for packs laid in the theatres for the Peers and Peeresses to sit on, etc. 359 4 6
Joseph Kellham, pumpmaker, for building up two pumps etc. 8 16 9
Joseph Jolly, paviour, for paviour's work, stone and gravel 40 17 8
John Ireland, glazier, for glazier's ware and work about Westminster Hall, Westminster Abbey etc. 77 12 0
James Stedman and John Tuffnell, carpenters, for building the scaffolds in the South Cross of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter etc. 120 0 0
John Gregory, carpenter, for making the scaffold and seats under the three arches on the south side of the choir and for inclosing and making a staircase in the South Aisle 45 0 0
William Prichard, cooper, for cooper's ware 11 17 0
William Dickenson, clerk of the Works, for attending 70 days and nights 14 0 0
the same for candles 8 0 0
Richard Neagle, for assisting him, 40 days 5 0 0
Leonard Woodeson, another clerk, for attending at committees etc. 14 0 0
Sir Christopher Wren, Surveyor General, for his riding charges, 50 days, and to his man 19 11 8
Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for ditto, 35 days 9 6 8
John Churchill, master carpenter, for ditto, 50 days 13 6 8
James Hunter, hallkeeper, for looking after the Gate, 7 weeks 4 0 0
Christopher Wren, clerk ingrosser, for ingrossing the account of the Coronation 5 0 0
7,287 11 8
(total for works and repairs at the several Palaces etc., and for the Funeral and Coronation expenses 17,128l. 2s. 10d.)
wages and entertainments:
Sir Christopher Wrenn, Surveyor of the Works; 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 Dec. 1714 134 1 2
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster; and for his clerk; same time 62 9 6
Benjamin Jackson, master mason; same time 48 17 10
John Churchill, master carpenter; same time 53 11 11
Christopher Wrenn, clerk ingrosser; same time 21 13 6
John Hopson, purveyor; same time 27 8 3
John Hopson, master joiner; same time 11 9 6
Thomas Robinson, master smith; same time 11 9 6
David Lance, master plaisterer; same time 15 6 0
Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer; same time 15 6 0
Charles Haughton, clerk itinerant of the Works; same time 20 16 8
422 9 10
riding charges: Sir Christopher Wren 10l. 7s. 10d.; Benjamin Jackson 36l.; John Churchill 32l. 16s.; John Hopson, purveyor 10l. 4s.; the Surveyor's man 6l. 9s.; John Peryere 1l. 96 16 10
fees and other allowances: to the Officers of the Removing Wardrobe, half year, 6l.; to the Officers and clerks of the Works, for their yearly rewards, 19l. 4s.; Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster, for stationery and dyets 20l. 2s. 6d.; Exchequer fees 12l. 10s.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 140l.; the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer on Declaration of this Accompt 2l. 199 16 6
(total for wages, riding charges and fees 719l. 3s. 2d.)
payments by Royal Sign Manual and special warrants:
by the late Queen's warrants and Treasury directions:
Henry Park, Keeper of Hide Park, for new rails round the Ring etc.; by Treasury warrant of 16 June 1714 156 13 0
Francis Tuckwell, for releasing his pretensions to an old house in the Fishyard, Westminster; by Treasury letter of 18 March 1713–14 100 0 0
Robert Taylor, for care of the Bridge at Datchett; by the late Lord Treasurer's directions, signified by Mr. Lownds 15 July 1714 31 4 0
Henry Wise, for keeping the gardens etc.; 140 acres at 20l. an acre; by a warrant under the Royal Sign Manual of 3 Aug. 1706 and the late Lord Treasurer's orders etc.; half year to Midsummer 1714 1,400 0 0
the same on the allowance for himself and underkeepers and gatekeepers of St. James's Park and for hay and corn for the deer and proper feed to
the fish and fowl; according to an Establishment by Royal Sign Manual of 30 Sept. 1704 and the late Lord Treasurer's orders etc. 206 7
the same on account of the new works in Windsor House Park; 29 weeks to 21 July 1714, by the late Lord Treasurer's directions etc 2,175 0 0
Charles Dartiquenave, this Accomptant, for an additional allowance etc.; seven months to 31 July 1714 58 6 8
4,127 10 11½
by the King's warrants and Treasury directions:
Henry Wise, for keeping the King's gardens etc.; 140 acres at 20l. an acre; by Royal Sign Manual of 5 Jan. 1714 and Treasury order signified by Mr. Lownds; half year to Xmas 1714 1,400 0 0
the same on the allowance [as above], pursuant to an Establishment and Treasury order signified by Mr. Taylor, 2 Sept. 1715; half year to Xmas 1714 206 7
Robert Bedoe, for cleaning the streets before Whitehall; 5 months to Xmas 1714; by Prince George's warrant (as Guardian of the Kingdom) of 25 Aug. 1716 41 13 4
Alexander Carleton, in further part of a debt due from King William III in right of his wife as relict of William Backe, dec'd., late blacksmith; by order of the late Lord Treasurer signified by Mr. Lownds 28 Sept. 1714 70 0 0
Charles Dartiquenave, this Accomptant, for an additional allowance etc.; by Royal Sign Manual of 9 May 1715; five months to 31 Dec. 1714 41 13 4
1,759 13 11½
(total payments pursuant to Warrants etc. 5,887l. 4s. 11d.)
Exchequer fees 139 16
total payments and allowances £40,189 4
and so the said Accomptant is in Surplusage 10,520 19
Declared 29 April 1719.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: WORKS AND BUILDINGS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3320 [E.351/3320].
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 2448, ROLL 149 [A.O.1/2448/149].
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the King's Works and Buildings.
31 December 1714 to 31 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his preceding Accompt, none, he being in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of 40,000l. by Privy Seal of 30 June, 1 George I 9,107 8 8
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in full of the same 11,154 6 10¾
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in part of 40,000l. by Privy Seal of 11 Oct. 3 George I 7,510 5
the same term, in full of 10,000l. for discharging debts in Queen Anne's reign; by Privy Seal of 16 Aug. 1714, 1 George I 10,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £37,772 0 11¼
Discharge. £ s. d.
Surplusage on the last preceding Accompt payments to tradesmen etc. for sundry works and repairs, detailed, at the following places: 10,520 19
The Tower of London:
emptions and provisions 212 13
carriage of provisions and rubbish, etc. 5 19 6
wages and entertainments: carpenters at 2s. 6d., 2s. 8d. and 3s. per diem each, bricklayers at 3s.per diem each, masons at 2s. 6d. and 3s. per diem each, paviours at 2s. 6d. per diem each, labourers at 1s. 8d. and 1s. 10d. per diem each; and to Thomas Rotherham, clerk of the Works 26l. 7s. 9d. and Thomas Dickenson succeeding him 38l. 6s. 6d.; John Alingham, carpenter and labourer in trust looking after the stores at 2s. 8d. and 2s. 2d. per diem, 48l. 5s. 4d. 292 6 3
taskwork: David Lance, master plaisterer, for work at the Bloody Tower, the Tower Major's lodgings etc., 18l. 0s. 3¼d.; Joseph Jolly, master paviour, for digging up, filling and paving pipe-trenches, etc. 7l. 0s. 6d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work, 3l. 14s. 8d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for work on chimneys etc., 11l. 17s. 6d. 40 12 11¼
551 11
the Palace at Whitehall:
emptions and provisions 802 15 11¼
carriage of provisions and rubbish etc. 111 6 6
wages and entertainments; masons, carpenters, bricklayers, joiners,
plaisterers, plombers, all at 2s. 6d. per diem each, sawyers at 3s. 8d. per diem each pair, and to Richard Neagle and George Clayfield, successively labourers in trust to look after the stores at 2s. 6d. and 2s. 2d. per diem and at the same rates for attendance several nights, and to Leonard Woodeson and Thomas Kynaston, clerks attending the office, at 2s. 6d. per diem for 365 days and Charles Brown, ditto, for 90 days; labourers at 1s. 8d. per diem each; and to William Dickenson and Nicholas Hawksmoor, successively clerks of the Works, for their entertainment at 4s. 8d. per diem etc., 133l. 16s. 4d. 949 11 4
taskwork: Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for mending chimneys in Lord Radnor's office and for work in Lord Cholmondley's lodgings, for repairing chimneys at Secretary Stanhope's office, Lord Cholmondley's and Mr. Chauncey's lodgings, and for work at Mr. Alford's and Lord Radnor's lodgings etc., and for taking down the gable end at the Treasury 216l. 5s. 11½d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for work at Lady Frechwell's kitchen, the Lord Privy Seal's lodgings, the Sub-dean's lodgings, the cockpit etc., 119l. 16s. 8¾d.; John Woodall, mason, for Purbeck paving at Col. Godfrey's, a new Portland chimney-piece at Gen. Chumley's and other work, 44l. 6s. 2½d.; David Lance, master plasterer, for work at several lodgings, 151l. 16s. 4d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for work at several offices and lodgings, 199l. 19s. 8d.; Grimling Gibbons, carver, for work at the Lord Privy Seal's lodgings, 26l. 15s.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work at the Lord Almoner's lodgings and at the bridge going into the islands, 20l. 14s. 3d.; Henry Wise, for plants and flower roots in the garden at St. James's etc., and repairing the terrace at Whitehall Stairs, 52l. 1s. 4d.; Deborah Reading for cleaning the conduit and drain in Hyde Park, 9l. 5s. 841 0
rewards: Edward Pritchard, porter at the gate; Robert Bedoe, underhousekeeper; Henry Wise, for opening and shutting sluices; John Peryear for ringing the bell, cleaning the lamps etc.; Mansell Bennet, for mending etc. the clock at Whitehall; Langley Bradley, for repairing the clock in Scotland Yard; George Guest, messenger 152 14 2
2,857 8 5
St. James’ Palace:
emptions and provisions 441 19
carriage of provisions and rubbish 233 3 8
wages: carpenters, masons, plasterers, at 2s. 6d. per diem each; labourers at 1s. 8d per diem, each; plumbers at 2s. 6d. per diem each 20 9 2
taskwork: David Lance, master plaisterer, for work at the Lady Schelinbourgh's, the Princess's secretary's and other places, at the Long Piazza, Great Gateway, at the Princess's Lodgings, the wine-cellar and stairs there, painting the palisadoes in the Park belonging to the Lady Kilmansack's lodgings, repairs in the King's lodgings, kitchens etc., work done after the mourning was taken down, work at the Laundry, Nursery Governess's lodgings etc., 165l. 7s. 4d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work at the Duke of Argyle's, Mr. Burgess's and other lodgings etc., 122l. 12s. 1d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for work at the Princess's apartment, the young Princesses’ and their Governess's and at other lodgings etc., 464l. 19s. 8½d.; John Woodall, mason, for marble chimney pieces, Portland and Reigate stone at the Countess of Schulemberg's, Mr. Burgess's and at Mr. Pultney's lodgings and Purbeck paving at the Treasury Office, a marble chimney piece in the Princess's dressing room etc., 111l. 5s. 4d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for work at the King's kitchen and Madam Kelmansaque's lodging, at the Vicechamberlain's etc., fitting up the opera room for a dancing room, putting up partitions, basons and other conveniences at the wine cellar, work at the laundry and Mr. Mustaphas’ lodgings, repairing the pallizadoes in the North building, making seats for the music in the Council Chamber and setting up two Luthern windows on the King's birthday etc., 222l. 15s. 7d.; John Hopson, master joiner for ‘ wainscoat', presses etc., 499l. 4s. 11¼d.; Joseph Carpenter, for men employed on opening the drain etc. and for laying a mixture of seacoal ashes, loam drift sand, lime and brick, ramming and rolling a coat of shells in the Mall and covering it with another coat of shells, 246l. 9s. 6d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for new oak plank etc. and planking the Mall in St. James's Park, 206l. 11s. 7¾d.; Thomas Hues, bricklayer, for work on the drain and the sewer the length of the Mall, 88l. 3s. 10d.; Benjamin Jackson, mason, for new drain
stones and paving in the Mall, 2l. 18s. 9d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting the Mall, 45l. 13s. 4d. 2,176 2
rewards: Edward Browne underhousekeeper; Mansell Bennett for mending etc. the clock 11 18 6
2,883 12
Westminster Palace:
emptions 211 8
carriage: Deborah Reading, for car riage of rubbish etc 49 9 0
wages: carpenters and joiners; at 2s. 6d. each per diem, labourers in trust at 2s. 2d. each per diem, masons at 2s. 6d. each per diem 37 11 2
taskwork: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for oak drain plank over a. shore in the New Palace Yard, making a scaffold for the plasterers at the House of Commons etc., making a throne and railing it round at the House of Lords for the Princess, making benches for the footmen in the Court of Requests etc., 9l. 4s. 6d.; John Hopson, master joyner, for making forms etc. at the House of Lords 1l. 1s.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for raising ladders for the plumbers etc., making way for the watertable and making good etc., 7l. 14s. 11½d.; David Lance, master plasterer, for work at the passages belonging to both Houses of Parliament etc., 66l. 9s. 7½d.; Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for cleaning gutters etc., taking the engine to pieces that serves the stole room of the House of Commons etc. 15l. 12s. 4½d. 100 2
rewards: Mansell Bennet for care of the clocks 7 10 0
406 0
Denmark House:
emptions 125 6 5
wages: carpenters and bricklayers at 2s. 6d. each per diem; labourers at 1s. 8d. each per diem; clerk of the Works at 2s. 3d. per diem and for watching at nights at the same rate with an allowance of 25l. 15s. for candles, dog's meat and coals; labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. per diem 188 18 2
task work: Thomas Hues, bricklayer, for work at Mrs. Yarley's lodgings, making up a brick range in the boiling kitchen etc., lathing and tiling with pantiles the passage roof leading to the Ambassador's chamber etc. 52l. 19s. 1½d.; John Hopson, master joyner, for altering the stands for the music, and attending the ball and for work at Lord Pawlet's and Sir John Stanley's lodgings 33l. 1s. 0¾d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for work at the house-
keeper's, Sir John Stanley's and the Bishop of London's lodgings 55l. 9s. 2¼d.; Joseph Jolly, master paviour, for new laying the ragg paving before the door, 26l. 13s.; John Woodall and Benjamin Jackson, masons, for taking up paving for the labourers to clean drains, repairing the damage done in the Duke D'Aumont's rooms etc., 21l. 14s. 1¼d.; David Lance, master plasterer, for work in the Great Guardroom and Presence Chamber, the housekeeper's and stables and at Mr. Hutton's lodgings, 37l. 19s. 2½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work at Mr. Hutton's, 6l. 2s. 233 17
carriage of rubbish etc. 18 12 0
rewards: Thomas Hutton, housekeeper, for opening and shutting doors; Mansel Bennet, clockmaker, for looking after the clocks; the New River Water Company for water 43 15 6
610 9
Winchester House:
wages etc. 92 9 9
taskwork: repair work to pales and windows and to the roof damaged by the winds 9 18 0
102 7 9
Newmarket House:
glazier's wares 3 13 10½
taskwork: Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for mending the tiling at the five-mile rubbing house and mending the coachhouse, 2l. 1s. 9d.; John Woodall, mason, for work at the stables, 1l. 18s. 6d.; David Lance, master plasterer, for work, 5l. 17s. 6½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work, 4l. 4s. 8d.; William Sandiver, carpenter, for mending the door etc., 18s. 2d.; Elizabeth Winstanley, for putting the engines in order to raise water etc., 7l. 22 0
wages: Francis Buchell and Andrew Jelf, successively clerks of the Works, for their entertainment etc. 92l. 19s. 3d.; a labourer in trust 23l. 3s. 8d. 116 2 11
rewards: for carrying the chain at the taking a survey 1 0 0
142 17 5
Hampton Court:
wages etc.: carpenters and bricklayers at 2s. 6d. each per diem; joiners at 2s. 6d. and 3s. each per diem; labourers at 1s. 8d. each per diem; plumbers at 2s. 6d. each per diem; John Ball and Thomas Fort, successively clerks of the Works, for their entertainment etc., 151l. 3s. 9d.; a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. per diem. 543 17 10
emptions 316 10
taskwork: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for making ladders etc., fitting up a table etc., 134l. 18s. 5d.; David Lance, master plasterer, for work in several places, 56l. 13s. 7¾d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work, including painting a ceiling in the privy lodgings and at the Prince's bedchamber, 43l. 19s. 11d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for making panels of slit deals, mending bilexion works, and bilexion work at the Princess's lodgings etc., 264l. 6s. 11½d.; John Woodall, mason, and Benjamin Jackson, for work and materials at the Privy lodgings, for Purbeck paving at the washhouse, for statuary marble for a step at the Lord Chamberlain's etc., 49l. 14s.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for work and materials, 22l. 5s. 1½d.; Grimlin Gibbons, for carving a picture frame over a new door in the Princess's dressing room, 2l. 17s. 6d. 574 5
rewards: Thomas Simpson, for clearing away the mud etc., 27l. 17s. 10d., Charles Fisher, for clearing away ice from the trunks and pipes, for carriage and for hire of labourers; Richard Marriot, keeper of the privy lodgings; Somerset Inglish, under housekeeper, for opening etc. the Gates; Langley Bradley, for setting etc. the clocks 226 18 2
1,661 11
Hampton Court Gardens:
emptions 126 12
John Ball and Thomas Fort, successively clerks of the Works, for their pay etc. 33 11 6
William Deeplowe, for attendance and writing all estimates 18 17 6
Charles Fisher, for carriage of provisions 1 18 0
task work: Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter,’ for painting iron work, 61l. 9s. 6d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for four new pair of gates etc., 49l. 17s. 8¾d.; John Woodall, mason, for Purbeck paving four gateways etc., 37l. 17s. 6d. 149 4
Thomas Simpson, for clearing mud out of the river etc. 39 6 9
369 10
the bason in Bushy Park:
taskwork: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for scaffolds to hoist the seahorses upon the pedestals, making coffin dams at the bason, frames for iron grates to keep the fish from going out of the bason into the river and covering the mouth of the drains that fill and empty the bason 50 5 7
John Roberts, serjeant plumber, for work and materials 6 18 3
John Smout, master mason, for ashlar and Portland stone, Purbeck paving at the sluices and pedestals etc 96 0 2
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for brickwork in several great drains, in the foundation of four pedestals, and in two large breaches of the circular wall of the bason etc. 164 7
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for cramps, bars, grates etc. 14 16 10
Charles Fisher, for land carriage of clay from Kingston Common to the bason etc. 260 17
Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting two large sea-horses and two tritons four times over 2 0 0
595 5
new ‘peers’ at Hampton Court:
Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for bar lead for cramping the iron work etc. 17 8
Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for making a rough fence at the Wilderness gate, a rough pair of gates etc. 21 16 9
Charles Fisher, for land and water carriage etc. 47 9 10
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for brickwork in the foundation and bodies of the ‘peers’ 49 15 8
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for work and wares 99 16 8
Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for iron colour three times painted on the great gates at the new ‘ peers ‘ and scraping the rust off 4 8 0
240 15
Kensington House:
emptions 463 19
wages etc.: joiners at 2s. 6d. each per diem; labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. per diem from 1 June to 31 Dec. 1715; Nicholas Hawksmore and Henry Joynes, successively clerks of the Works, 209l. 15s. 11d.; two labourers 30l. 16s. 270 13 1
Deborah Reding, for carriage of provisions etc. 13 16 0
William Edge, for cleansing gutters etc. 84 15 0
task work: Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for work 158l. 5s. 7¾d.; John Hopson, joyner, for sideboard tables, taking down and making good ‘ wainscoat’, repairing bilexion work etc., 170l. 7s. 1d.; Thomas Hues, bricklayer, for work, 230l. 4s. 5½d.; John Woodall, mason, for Rygate hearths and Portland slabs etc., 12l. 10s. 10d.; David Lance, master plasterer, for work, 36l. 18s. 4d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work, 32l. 3s. 10d. 640 10
rewards: Henry Powell, underhousekeeper, for opening etc. doors; Mansell Bennet, for looking after the clocks 8 18 6
1,482 12
Kensington Gardens:
emptions 27 2
taskwork: Matthew Bankes, carpenter, for repairing rollers etc., 30l. 14s. 3d.; Thomas Robinson, master smith, for mending locks etc., 11l. 0s. 9d.; Thomas Hues, bricklayer, for work at the Paddock wall, making good the old wall etc., 62l. 5s.; John Woodall, mason, for new stone rollers etc., 11l. 7s. 1¾d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painter's work, 2l. 2s. 8d.; Henry Wise, gardener, for cleaning cesspools etc., 5l. 15s. 123 4
rewards: Nicholas Hawsmore and Henry Joynes, successively clerks of the Works, for keeping the garden accompt; William Deeplowe, for attending and entering estimates 29 10 0
179 17
the Mewse near Charing Cross:
Leonard Woodeson, clerk of the Works, at 2s. 3d. per diem, 1 Aug. 1714 to 31 March 1715 27 6 9
Thomas Edge, labourer, for removing dirt etc.; 128 days at 1s. 8d. per diem 10 13 4
Deborah Reding, for clearing of rubbish etc. 35 17 8
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for ‘wainscoat’ rails and pins to hang the liveries upon at the Master of the Horse's Office etc. 20 9 1
John Roberts, serjeant plumber, for work done in the King's stables 0 18 11¾
Joseph Jolly, paviour, for paviour's work 13 6 10
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for lathing and tiling etc. 10 19 3
Thomas Stuard, for wirework 1 17 7
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for smith's work 2 12 4
Thomas Hind, for baskets etc. 1 17 6
John Ireland, for glass, etc. 1 18 10½
Richard Fransum, for ironmonger's wares 37 12 11¾
165 11 2
St. James's Mewse:
Matthew Banks, carpenter, for repairing racks, mangers etc. 6 3 8
John Ireland, for glazier's work etc. 2 5
Thomas Robinson, master smith, for work etc. 2 10 0
Thomas Churchill, bricklayer, for altering a chimney etc. 6 6 4
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for making good the shore that broke in 1 7 0
Richard Fransum, ironmonger, for wares 9 3 0
Joseph Jolly, paviour, for mending the stables etc. 8 17 0
David Lance, for lathing, plastering and whitewashing 30 13 2
67 5
Hampton Court Mewse:
David Lance, plasterer, for work 108 4 11
John Ireland, for glazier's wares etc. 18 6 3
Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for work 45 15 9
Thomas Robinson, for smith's wares etc. 4 4 4
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for underpinning the foundations of the stable etc. 73 3 2
249 14 5
Kensington Mewse:
David Lance, master plasterer, for work 10 2 0
the Savoy:
Thomas Churchill, bricklayer, ‘for plain tyling ript’ and new lathing over the Infirmary etc. 35 5 10
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for boarding up the South window to keep out the weather etc. 17 4 2
William Hind, for matlayer's wares 1 10 6
John Ireland, master glazier, for work 1 13 7
pumpmaker's wares 0 16 0
Richard Fransum, for ironmonger's wares 3 5 8
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for making fireplaces in the Infirmary etc. 80 11 1
Thomas Robinson, for smith's work and wares 11 14 0
Leonard Woodeson, clerk of the Works 34 16 9
186 17 7
Windsor Castle:
emptions 153 2
wages: Charles Brown and Thomas Rowland, for attendance etc., 57l. 15s. 1d.; Grimlin Gibbons, for looking after the carved work, Lady day quarter 1715, 25l.; Henry Wise, for rolling etc. and pruning the hollys, five months at 6l. 5s. per month, 31l. 5s.; carpenters at 2s. 6d. each per diem, 32l. 18s. 9d.; Henry Wise for wages to the moletaker, Ladyday quarter 1715, 7l. 10s.; Thomas Rowland, clerk of the Works, at 2s. 3d. per diem, and a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. per diem, 1 June to 31 Dec. 1715, and for dog's meat etc., 47l. 5s. 2d.; Mansel Bennet, for winding the clock, 6l. 10s. 208 4 0
carrying away rubbish etc. 16 0 0
taskwork: Arnold Thompson, for labourers employed, 66l. 7s. 4d.; Dominick Pyle, bricklayer, for putting in the ice-house door, repairing and rebuilding chimneys etc., 106l. 5s. 6¾d.; Thomas Frost, joiner, for mending ‘wainscoat’ etc., 119l. 5s. 1d.; Joseph Roberts, master plumber, for fitting up hand engines etc., 95l. 5s. 1¼d.; Henry Banks, mason, for work, 24l. 13s. 9d.; Benjamin Culcheth, painter, for painting the
square bars round the horse in the Castle yard, new painting at Garter Hall, the great gates under the clock etc., 24l. 10s. 1½d.; Henry Wise, for work in the new plantation on the north side of the Court and in the two parks, 89l. 525 6 11½
fees and allowances: Sir Christopher Wren, Comptroller of the Works at Windsor at 2s. per diem, one year to 31 Dec. 1715, 36l. 10s.; John Ball, Surveyour, ditto, 36l. 10s.; William Roberts, Paymaster, 1 Jan. 1714 to 30 June 1715, 18l. 2s.; Charles Brown, Purveyour, at 12d. per diem, same time, 9l. 1s.; Theodore Randue, gatekeeper, at 8d. per diem, same time, 6l. 0s. 8d.; Charles Brown, keeper of the timber yard, ditto, 6l. 0s. 8d.; William Dickenson, clerk to the Comptroller, at 12s. per diem, same time, 9l. 1s.; Charles Brown, Surveyor's clerk, ditto, 9l. 1s.; James Harcourt, Paymaster's clerk, ditto, 9l. 1s.; John Churchill, master carpenter, at 6d. per diem, same time, 4l. 10s. 6d. 143 17 10
1,046 11
public paving:
Joseph Jolly, master paviour, for paving at St. James's, before the Horse Guard and Whitehall gate and at St. James's Street etc. 71 17 10
preparing St. Paul's Church against the Thanksgiving:
Matthew Banks, for deal flooring at the Altar, seats with bearers and sideboards, deal fence in the North West tower to lay the throne on 15 3 6
Nicholas Hind, for mops etc. 46 5 3
John Hopson, master joyner, for setting up the throne etc. 9 7 1
Thomas Robinson, for smith's work and wares 7 7 4
William Dickenson, for measuring the work at 4s. per diem. 2 8 0
Leonard Woodeson, for making up the Accompt etc. 1 10 0
82 1 2
(total for the above works 13,964l. 1s. 9d.)
fees, wages and entertainments etc.:
Sir Christopher Wren, Surveyour of the Works, year to 31 Dec. 1715 320 5 10
Sir John Vanbrugh, as Comptroller of the Works, same time; and as Surveyor of the Gardens, Ladyday and Michaelmas quarters only 347 15 4
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works, for his entertainment and for a clerk 149 0 10
Benjamin Jackson, master mason 116 14 4
John Churchill, master carpenter, to 30 Nov 1715 117 2 10
Christopher Wren, clerk ingrosser of the ledger books, year to 31 Dec. 1715 51 14 2
John Hopson, purveyour, same time. 65 7 11
Thomas Robinson, master smith, same time 27 7 6
John Hopson, master joiner, same time 27 7 6
David Lance, master plasterer, same time 36 10 0
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, ditto 36 10 0
Charles Houghton, clerk itinerant, to 31 Jan. 1714–15 and Andrew Jelf, succeeding him, 13 Aug. to 31 Dec. 1715 23 6 0
Nicholas Hawksmore, Secretary to the Board of Works, at 100l. per an.; half year to Xmas 1715 50 0 0
1,369 2 3
travelling charges, detailed 253 1 4
fees and other allowances, detailed, including 140l. to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee 255 2 0
(total for entertainments and other allowances as above 1,877l. 5s. 7d.)
payments by Warrant and directions of the Treasury:
Alexander Carleton, in part of a debt owing by the late King William to William Bache, blacksmith 43 11
Robert Bedoe, for cleaning the street before Whitehall 100 0 0
Sir John Vanbrugh, as Surveyour of the King's Gardens, Midsummer quarter 1715 100 0 0
Nicholas Hawksmore, as Secretary to the Board of Works, same quarter 25 0 0
James Thornhill, for painting the ceiling of the Prince and Princess of Wales's bedchamber 457 10 0
John Dear, for making good the Cotton Garden after the Coronation 50 0 0
Henry Wise, for keeping the Gardens and Plantations; 140 acres at 20l. an acre 2,800 0 0
the same for keeping the gardens at the Gardenhouse at Winchester, 1 Aug. 1714 to 24 June 1715 at 180l. per an. and for keeping the Mall in St. James's Park, 1 Aug. 1714 to 25 Dec. 1714 at 50l. per an. 181 5 2
sundry artificers etc., for fitting up three rooms for the King's use at the end of the Green Gallery at Hampton Court 1,536 3 0
Charles Dartiquenave, this Accomptant, for an additional allowance of 100l. per an 100 0 0
5,393 9
Exchequer fees 162 17 2
total payments and allowances £31,918 13
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 5,853 7
Declared 29 February 1719–20.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST WARDROBE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3140 [E.351/3140].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2368, ROLL 146 [A.O.1/2368/146].
John, Duke of Montagu, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe.
1 August 1714 to 29 September 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, because in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in full of 10,000l. by Privy Seal of 19 Aug. 1 George I 10,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in part of 10,000l. by ditto of same date 2,220 16
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in full of the same 7,779 3
same term, in part of 50,000l. by ditto of 28 Feb. 1 George I 12,402 9
£32,402 9
Discharge. £ s. d.
Surplus on the preceding account 67,669 8
payments to sundry tradesmen and others for goods supplied and work done, detailed, by Warrant under the Royal Signet and the Sign Manual of the Prince of Wales, lately Keeper of the Kingdom:
David Bosanquet, merchant, for white Florence silk; for the King's service at St. James's, for three-piled blue Genoa velvet for coats and cloaks for the Knights Companions of the Garter and for rich crimson Genoa silk damask for a canopy, a chair of state, and two high chairs, stools, cushions etc. (delivered to Paul Methuen, Ambassador Extraordinary to the King of Spain, to the Prince and Princess of Wales, to the Countesses of Killmansack and Buquenbourgh at St. James's Palace etc.) 2,285 4 9
William Barnsley, packer, for crimsonin-grain cloth, and blue serge for coats, breeches and cloaks and for canopies of state and window curtains in the House of Commons and House of Lords, in the Council Chamber at St. James's Palace and at St. Paul's for the Thanksgiving Day, and for the bedchambers of the King's servants Mustapha and Mahomet etc. 962 1 0
Richard Chamberlaine and Company, mercers, for crimson silk damask for beds, hangings and window curtains and for covering chairs of state, chairs etc. for the chambers of the Prince and Princess of Wales and for the Countesses of Kilmansack and Schullenbourg and for the Bishop of Salisbury, Chancellor of the Garter etc. 1,945 7
John Johnson and Company, for broad crimson ‘Morell pil’ camlet for a complete bed and to cover an armchair, for crimson taffeta to line a bed, curtains, a coverlet and a screen and for white silk to cover a pillow etc., for the King's small bedchamber at St. James's Palace, and for rich broad crimson silk damask and crimson Florence taffeta for false bottoms, beds, chairs of state, chairs etc. for the Prince of Wales and others 3,216 16 3
Charles Mathews, laceman, for broad and narrow gold and silver fringe for an outer and inner screen, a canopy of a chair of state, a very large chair of state, two high chairs, a stool and two cushions for Paul Methuin, for a pair of large rich red and gold stoles, points and tips for George Lord Willoughby de Brooke, Dean of Windsor and Registrar of the Garter, and for Charles Duke of Bolton, Charles Earl of Halifax, John Duke of Rutland, the Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Gilbert Bishop of Salisbury and others of the Garter 724 10
William Weekes, ditto, for crimson edging and broad crimson silk Arras lace for a bed and a chair of state in the King's small bedchamber at St. James's Palace and for broad crimson silk lace figured over a sampler, for narrow ditto, for edging, for nine tips with lead, for a very large fringe for a counterpane, for silk thread for a crimson silk damask bedspread, hangings, window curtains etc. for the Countess of Kilmansack's bedchambers at St. James's and for other laceman's wares for the Countess of Buquenburg and the bedchamber of the Prince and Princess of Wales etc. 2,024 10
John Hassell, laceman, for very broad rich gold Arras lace, gold thread etc. for the Chapel Royal at St. James's etc. 297 11 11½
Stephen Toulouse, embroiderer, for embroidering an escutcheon of St. George's Cross for a stole and a crimson velvet cover of the Book of the Order of the Garter etc. for George Lord Willoughby de Brooke, and for embroidering four Orders of the Garter with pearls and gold, for four cloaks for Charles, Duke of Bolton, Charles, Earl of Halifax, John, Duke of Rutland, and Lionel, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Knights Companions of the Garter etc. 314 2 0
Benjamin Shute and partner, linen drapers, for Holland linen for sheets etc. 918 14 0
John Robinson, linen draper, for thick canvas, cloth and thread of divers colours for lining three tapestries called ‘Joshua’, three pieces of the ‘SoleBay fight’ and one piece of ‘Tobias’ for Hampton Court, nine pieces of the
‘Sciences’ for the Presence Chamber, three pieces of the ‘Seasons’ for the small drawing room, four pieces of the ‘Planets’ for the Privy Chamber and two pieces of the ‘Apostles’ for the Prince's drawing-room at St. James's and for linen for the Communion Table for the Chapel Royal there 77 6 0
Paul Desbrosses, linen draper, for Holland linen for sheets etc., for surplices and mantles for Paul Methuen [as above] 56 17 6
Robert Petre, tailor, for making broad cloaks of blue Genoa velvet, surcoats and caps of crimson Genoa velvet, lined with white taffeta for the Duke of Bolton and for the Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, and for making crimson cloth coats, breeches and half-coats, the coats lined with blue serge and edged with blue Genoa velvet and gold Arras lace etc. for five Children of the Chapel Royal and for the Yeoman of the Guard at St. James's, Kensington and Windsor 39 17 10
Robert Graham, tailor, for making large cloaks of Genoa velvet etc. [as above] for the Earl of Halifax and the Duke of Rutland and for five crimson cloth coats, breeches and half-sleeves etc. [as above] for five Children of the Chapel Royal 20 9 4
Andrew McKarick, tailor, for coloured cloth and serge etc. for William Payne and Joseph Centlivre, late Children of the Chapel Royal whose voices are broken 10 1 8
Lord Masham, for his gear left at St. James's and Kensington, for a large mirror etc. 129 0 0
Ernest August, Samuel Lockman, for goods supplied by the King's order for Mistress Schulembourg's bedchambers near and in St. James's Palace 393 0 10
Mary Sedgwick, haberdasher, for 20 hats etc. for the ten Children of the Chapel Royal for 1715; also for William Payne and Joseph Centlivre [as above] 11 2 0
John Bee, hosier (caligario), for 20 pairs of blue stockings for the 10 Children of the Chapel Royal, for 1715, for 54 pairs of white wool stockings for the 54 poor men of the Royal Maundy, for four pairs of stockings for William Payne and Joseph Centlivre [as above], and two pairs of crimson-in-grain stockings and 48 pairs of large stockings for the King's Bargemaster and the 48 Watermen 29 9 0
John Bird, glover, for 10 pairs of kidskin gloves tipped and 20 pairs of lambskin gloves tipped for the 10 Children of the Chapel Royal for 1715, and for four pairs of lambskin gloves for William Payne and Joseph Saintlivre [as above] 2 11 0
William Croft, Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal, for 60 pairs of waxed leather shoes for the 10 Children of the Chapel Royal for 1715 10 10 0
Anne Calthorpe, seamstress, for Holland linen for sheets and for making the same for the King and for the Prince of Wales, and for rich table damask for Communion cloths and Holland linen for two surplices and for making the same for the Chapel of Robert Lowther, Governor of Barbadoes, and for Holland linen and ‘Kentin’ for lace collars etc. for the Children of the Chapel Royal 251 4 9
Edith Colledge, in part of a debt of 747l. to the late Countess of Portland and Romney for lace and linen supplied to the late King William. III 100 0 0
Jonathan Smith, Serjeant (principali) of the Chapel Royal, for four fine Holland linen surplices for the Dean and Subdean, 60 for the Gentlemen, 12 for the Ministers, 36 for the Children, and for altar cloths etc. for the Chapel Royal at St. James's 24 12 0
the Executors of Hamden Reeve, upholsterer, for work, detailed, for St. James's Palace, Hampton Court, Greenwich and Somerset House 316 10 0
Thomas Phill and Jeremy Fletcher, upholsterers, for a Turkish carpet for ‘The Peregrine Galley’, gear for ‘The William and Mary Yacht’ and for other wares, detailed 4,750 4 6
Richard Roberts, joiner, for beds etc. detailed, for the Prince of Wales's bedchamber at Hampton Court 1,816 15 0
Gerrit Jensen, cabinet maker, for mirrors etc., detailed 1,126 12 0
John Gumley and James Moor, cabinet makers, for mirrors etc., detailed 1,189 10 0
William Johnson, cofferer, for candlesticks etc. 223 13 6
Thomas Dummer, Deputy of the Wardrobe, for expenses etc., detailed at length 469 2 3
John Pinck, herald painter for painting and gilding the Royal arms and quarterings on the Standard for the Royal Barge 50 0 0
Francis Fox, yeoman tailor of the Great Wardrobe, for his own salary and the salaries of 19 other tailors in the Great Wardrobe; 1 Aug. 1714 to 29 Sept. 1715 490 1 0
John Vanderbanq, yeoman arras worker, for work and materials for repairing the ‘Joshua’ and the ‘Solebay fight’ at Hampton Court, the ‘Sciences’ for the Presence Chamber, the ‘Seasons’ for the small Drawing Room, the ‘Planets’ and the ‘Apostles’ for the Privy Chamber and the Prince's Drawing Room at St. James's etc 1,076 4 0
William van Hulls, Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes, for a bed, sheets, Turkish carpet etc., and for work etc. for three quarters to Ladyday 1715 and for half a year to Michaelmas 1715 74 2
Edward Castle and partner, stationer, for service books in French and Italian, quarto, with purple covers, for Bibles etc., detailed, for Paul Methuen and for Robert Lowther, and for stationery for the Wardrobe 611 2 6
John Elrington, steward, for measuring and weighing materials etc. 102 6 9
George Hutchinson, for money paid to workmen, viz John Leonard, Leonard Lasley and William Browne 3 0
William Holmes, for sea coal, repairs to windows, poor relief and office sundries and for office-rent to Michaelmas 1715 526 7 0
Nathaniel Witham, Serjeant furrier, for airing and cleaning the Coronation and Parliament stoles etc. 16 13 4
Catherine Port, Housekeeper, for care of the Office of the Great Wardrobe in York Buildings and of the arrasworkers office in Great Queen Street 26 5 0
John King, porter, for 1¼ years’ salary to Michaelmas 1715 and for livery etc. 31 11 0
John Sargent, running porter, for the like 40 15 3
Christopher Hill, King's Bargemaster, for 48 dozen silk points 9 12 0
26,795 7
liveries and allowances by Letters Patent and Dormant Warrants:
John, Duke of Montagu, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, for his fee etc.; 1¼ years from Midsummer 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 2,750 0 0
Edmund Dummer, for his allowance; same time 375 0 0
liveries by Letters Patent under the Great Seal:
John Platt, Yeoman of the Leash; year to All Saints’ Day 1714 2 12 0
Edward Harrison, Child of the Leash; ditto 12 0 8
John Barret, Joseph Richards, William Weeket and Samuel Clerk, four Exchequer messengers; year to Xmas 1715 4 16 0
Grimling Gibbons, Master Sculptor and Woodcarver; same time 8 0 0
Thomas Hughes, master mason; same time 5 3 4
Sir John Vanbrough, Comptroller of Works; same time 8 9 4
Benjamin Jackson, master mason; same time 2 2 0
Edmund Dummer, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 30 19 8
Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber; to Xmas 1714 2 0 0
Lestrange Symes, Yeoman and Keeper ‘dez lez masks’ and Clerk Comptroller of Pavilions and Tents for the years to Xmas 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712 and 1713, omitted in previous accompts 12 0 0
(total liveries by Letters Patent 88l. 3s. 0d.)
livery by Dormant Warrant of 1 Feb. 1703–4:
Sir Christopher Wren, Surveyor of Works: to All Saints’ 1714 12 15 10
liveries by ditto of 28 April 1704:
John Bonning, Robert Hemmington and William Whitmore, Grooms of the Privy Chamber; to All Saints’ 1714 120 1 6
William [van] Huls, Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 40 0 0
Edward Browne, Gilbert Abrahall, Laurence Saxon, Hamnet Kirk and John Smith, Pages of the Backstairs to the late Queen; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 117 0 10
liveries by ditto of 25 May 1704:
John Eccles, Master of the late Queen's Musick, Robert King, Alexander de la Tour, John Lenton, John Ridgeley, John Bannister, Charles Smith, Richard Bradley, senior, Gilbert Abrahall and John Shore, ten Musicians; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 161 5 0
liveries by ditto of 2 June 1704:
Elizabeth Atkinson, laundress to the late Queen; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 10 6 0
John Faverall, master head-cook to the Queen's Household; to All Saints’ Day 1714 40 0 6
George Hutchinson, Inferior Clerk of the Wardrobe; same time 15 6 8
liveries by ditto of 20 Feb. 1706–7:
Thomas Smith, Thomas Roberts and James Krenberg, Musicians to the late Queen; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 48 7 6
John Elrington, Clerk in the Great Wardrobe; to All Saints’ Day 1714 15 6 8
liveries by ditto of 21 Sept. 1707:
John Churchill, master carpenter; to All Saints’ Day 1714 5 3 4
liveries by ditto of 23 Nov. 1707:
Nathaniel Witham, serjeant furrier; for his fee from 1 Aug. to Xmas 1714 and for his livery to All Saints’ Day 1714. 18 17 4
livery by ditto of 11 July 1708:
David Lance, master plasterer; to All Saints’ Day 1714 5 3 4
livery by ditto of 11 May 1709:
Michael Hounslef, master headcook; to All Saints’ Day 1714 40 0 6
Robert Cox and William Wells, musicians; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 32 5 0
liveries by ditto of 12 May 1710:
Charles, Lord Shrewsbury, Lord Chamberlain of the Household; to Xmas 1714 66 16 0
liveries by ditto of 20 Jan. 1710–11:
Richard Bradley junior, Charles Jones, Thomas Sexton and William Babell, musicians; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 64 10 0
William Johnson, Cofferer; to All Saints’ Day 1714 8 10 0
John Hobson, master joiner; to Xmas 1714 16 2 6
liveries by ditto of 6 Nov. 1711:
Stephen Toulouze, embroiderer;to All Saints’ Day 1714 34 1 0
Cornelius Tilburg, Groom of the Privy Chamber; to All Saints’ Day 1714 40 0 6
Thomas Churchill, master chafewax; same time 8 10 0
Jonathan Aylworth and Henry Simons, musicians; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 32 5 0
liveries by ditto of 21 June, 1712:
Rachael Thomas, yeoman of the Robes, to All Saints 1714 and for two previous years 1712 and 1713; Charles Hodges, groom of the Robes, and John Felton, Attendant (Assecl’) of the Robes, to All Saints’ 1714 240 0 0
liveries by ditto of 14 Sept. 1713:
Francis Goodsence, Peter Randell, and William Corbet, musicians in ordinary; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 48 7 6
liveries by ditto of King George 12 April 1714:
Robert Gardner, page of the Bedchamber; to St. Andrew's Day 1714 and to Midsummer 1715; Edward Browne, Laurence Saxon, James Sell, David Harris and William Taylor, pages of the Bedchamber; to Midsummer 1715 163 17 2
liveries by ditto of 13 July 1715:
Charles, Duke of Bolton, Lord Chamberlain of the Household; from Xmas 1715 66 16 0
by ditto of 22 Nov. 1718:
John, Duke of Montagu, keeper of the Great Wardrobe, at Xmas 1710, 1711, 1712, 1713 omitted in previous accompts and for 1714 533 6 8
5,218 5 4
money allowed ex antiquo for robes and clothing of officers and ministers of the Exchequer and of the Great Wardrobe:
Sir William Windham, bt., late Chancellor and Under Treasurer of the Exchequer for winter; Michaelmas 1714 6 16 0
Sir Richard Onslow, bt., late ditto, for winter Xmas 1714, for summer; Whitsuntide 1715 and Easter 1715 27 17 4
John, Duke of Montagu, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, for summer and winter at Xmas and Whitsuntide for the years 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712 and 1713, and for Whitsuntide 1714 omitted in previous accompts; also for Whitsuntide 1715 96 16 0
Sir William Sympson, a Baron of the Exchequer; year to Whitsuntide 1715 12 17 4
Simon, Viscount Fanshaw, Remembrancer of the Exchequer, for winter; Xmas 1714 4 12 8
Leonard Thompson, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, ditto 2 13 4
George Wright, Clerk of the Crown; year to Whitsuntide 1715 3 5 10
Edward Harley, an auditor, ‘dez lez Prests’, Xmas 1714; Thomas Foley, ditto, Xmas 1713 and 1714; Arthur Mainwaring, late Auditor, Xmas 1712 20 4 0
Sir William Ashburnham and Sir Simeon Stewart, bts.; year to Whitsuntide 1715 26 13 0
George, Lord Halifax, and Henry Pelham, two clerks of the Receipt; ditto 5 8 0
Edmund Dummer, clerk of the Great Wardrobe; ditto 3 11 0
George Hutchinson and John Elrington, two clerks of the Wardrobe; ditto 3 6 8
215 1 2
wages and fees of officers and ministers of the Great Wardrobe under Letters Patent and Warrants:
John, Duke of Montagu, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, for his fee and reward;1¼ years to Michaelmas 1715 125 0 0
Edmund Dummer, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe, same time; and for attendance and parchment for a year to Michaelmas 1715 29 15 4
Edward Harley, auditor; 1 Aug. 1714 to 29 Sept. 1715 105 4 6
ordinary allowances:
this Accomptant for his battleage and for the garden 3 12 4
a Baron of the Exchequer for examining this Accompt 2 13 4
expenses upon the Declaration of this Accompt 3 6 8
9 12 4
total payments and allowances £100,167 14 9
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 67,765 4 11½
The Account now continues in English:
There is herein further allowed to the Accomptant:
Disbursements for emptions and provisions for a solemn mourning upon the death of Queen Anne, detailed:
David Bosanquett, merchant, for purple velvet to cover the coffins and for a pall to lay over the body, black crape for bonnet bands, standards and colours of the Yeomen of the Guard, the Warders of the Tower, the Horse Grenadiers and the Regiments of Horse and Foot, for purple velvet for a canopy over the body, for covering the poles which supported the canopy and for velvet cushions to carry the Crown
on, for black crape for veils, for white Florence sarcenet for two pairs of blankets for the service at St. James's and black Mantua silk for curtains for the Prince's chapel there 620 16 0
John Johnson and Company, mercers, for broad crimson Florence taffeta and white, black and purple taffeta for embalming the body, to line a counterpoint, canopy and pall and for window-curtains in the Princess Chapel at St. James's; for black satin for escutcheons and white satin to cover two down beds, bolsters, pillows, quilts for the purple and black beds at St. James's; and for black velvet for a bag for the Crown and black silk to cover the table and Crown at the Parliament House. 187 5 0
William Barnsley, packer, for fine purple-in-grain cloth to cover and line the chariot and to cover and hood eight large Flanders horses, and for purple serge to cover the seat of the chariot; for superfine purple-in-grain cloth to hang the closet etc. and for a traverse, armed chair, footstool, carpet, cushion and foot-cloth; for purplein-grain serge to line the carpet to hang over and the carpet to the traverse; for fine purple-in-grain cloth to cover the floor of the said closet; superfine cloth for an altarpiece and covering for the Communion Table and to cover a Bible in two parts and the Common Prayer Book on the Altar; curtains with canopy and coverings for books and three cushions for the Dean's seat and for the reading and litany desks, a pulpit cloth and cushions and to cover four dozen large prayer-books, with three cushions for the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor and Lord Treasurer, and two dozen for the lords’ seats; fine black cloth to cover the foot-pace within the altar rails and steps to kneel on, and all the walls down the wainscot and squabs round the Communion Table; serge shalloon for curtains for the organ loft, for window-curtains over the Communion Table and windows on each side of the closet in the Chapel Royal at St. James's; superfine black cloth for four carpets for tables in the Council Chamber at St. James's; fine purple-in-grain cloth for a large state-bed complete, window curtains and covers for the chairs etc. in the Great Bedchamber, for three canopies of state,
window-curtains and covers for the chairs, stools, forms etc. in the Presence, Privy and Council Chambers, window curtains and covers for the chairs, stools etc. in the Great and Little Drawing Rooms; fine black cloth to hang those rooms; superfine black cloth for a state bed complete with window curtains and covers for the chairs and stools etc. in the Presence and Privy Chambers on the Prince's side, and fine black cloth to hang the said rooms; fine black cloth to hang the Guard Chamber and the Guard Chamber on the Prince's side to cover all the arms; fine broad black ‘bays’ for a ring round the staircase and thence to the portico and passage to the Chapel and to cover the walls at the West end of the Chapel at St. James's; purple-ingrain cloth for a canopy of state set up in the Prince's chamber for the body to be deposited under and to cover 12 high stands; fine purple-ingrain cloth to cover the floor of the said Chamber at Westminster; superfine black cloth to cover an armchair, and two backed chairs for the Chief Mourner and her two supporters, two large stools for the two Duchesses that supported the Chief Mourner's train, 16 stools and two benches for the Assistants etc. of the late Queen's Bedchamber, the altar and front of King Henry VII's tomb, boards of the organloft and a cushion for the Dean's stall in Henry VII's Chapel; superfine black cloth for a carpet for the Communion Table, a pulpit-cloth and cushions and to cover two benches, two Bibles and two books of Common Prayer, and two long cushions for the Lords’ seat; fine black cloth for an altar piece and foot-pace within the altar-rails for the Chapel at Whitehall; black cloth for the Chapel closet-keepers at St. James's and at Whitehall, to cover the Communion table, the pulpit, reading desk and cushions for the Chapel within the Tower and for covering the rails of the bridge from the Prince's Chamber to the Abbey door; the broadest black Colchester ‘bays ‘ to cover the foot-pace from the said Chamber to the Abbey door; superfine purple-in-grain cloth to cover a screen for the bedchamber at St. James's; superfine black cloth for a canopy of state, window curtains and covers for chairs, stools and forms; fine black
cloth to hang the rooms for the Prince's Presence Chamber, Drawing Room and Privy Chamber at St. James's; superfine purple in-grain cloth for window curtains, carpets, foot-cloths and to cover stools, chairs and a cushion in the closet; black cloth, serge, black ‘bays’ and other materials for altar cloths, pulpit cloths and window curtains in the Prince's Chapel at St. James's, for mourning cloths and liveries for the Yeomen of the Guard, the Serjeant Trumpeters, Kettle Drummers, Drum-majors, Children of the Chapel, Hautboys, Watermen, Masters of the Barges, the Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber that supported the canopy, Grooms of the Great Chamber etc. 6,458 8 6
Stephen Toulouze, embroiderer, for taking off the bullion-badges from 140 laced coats and putting them on 140 mourning coats on back and breast for the 100 Yeomen of the Guard and 40 Warders of the Tower, and for taking off the letter ‘A’ from 140 black coats and substituting the letter ‘G’; for black taffeta for trumpet and kettledrum banners, and for making banners of black taffeta bordered round with black silk fringe with strings and tassels etc. for the four Troops of Horse Guards and the Royal Regiment of Horse (Lord Peterborough's) and for embroidering [a] black cloth livery coat on back and breast with the letters and crowns and on the arm with rats and wheatsheaf as formerly for Samuel Stubbs, the ratkiller. 208 17 0
William Weekes, laceman, for purplein-grain silk fringe, ‘gold seaming’ fringe, black silk line and four large pieces of purple-in-grain silk ‘Lyor’ with ‘bobbs’ for the canopy to be carried over the body and for pearl mould tassels for a purple velvet cushion to carry the Crown on, and for a black velvet bag for the Crown, and the aforesaid silk ‘Lyor’ to let down the coffin into the vault; for black silk ‘Lyor’, bobbin line, pear mould tassels with lead suitable, purple-ingrain silk ‘Lyor’, purple-in-grain bobbin line, eight large ‘pear mold tassels’ with lead suitable, purplein-grain silk line for a bell, for branches, sashes, window curtains etc. in the several rooms hung with mourning at St. James's, purple-in grain Arras lace, narrow purple-ingrain silk Arras lace, ‘Breed’ Arras lace for a screen for the bedchamber there. 162 17 2
Benjamin Shute and partner, linen drapers, for Holland for shirts and sleeves, Kenting for handkerchiefs and fine cambric for bands for the Children of the Chapel 41 5 3
Paul Desbrosses, linen draper, for fine Holland, fine culex Holland, and fine fustian for the Master of the Barges and 48 Watermen; and diaper for towels to lift up the coffin 113 15 0
Anne Colthorpe, seamstress, for superfine Holland for a large sheet to lie over the coffin and for making the same, for making 30 shirts, 60 pair of large sleeves, 60 plain bands, 60 pair plain cuffs, 30 pocket handkerchiefs for the Children of the Chapel; and for superfine Holland, fine Holland and coarse Holland for embalming the body 114 6 3
Robert Peter, tailor, for making 50 black coats, breeches and half sleeves, the bodies of the coats lined with fustian, the skirts lined with serge with silk tape, canvas, fustian lining and pockets etc. for 50 Yeomen of the Guard; for five black cloth coats, breeches and half-sleeves, the coats lined with serge etc.; for making five black cloth surtout coats for five Children of the Chapel, seven black cloth coats for the seven men of the Surveyor of the Works etc.; and for buttons, worstead etc. for 100 Yeomen of the Guard, 40 Warders of the Tower and 10 Children of the Chapel 154 5 6
Robert Graham, tailor, for making 50 black cloth coats etc. [as above] for 50 Yeomen of the Guard; for making black cloth coats, breeches and half sleeves, the coats lined with serge, the body with fustian etc. for the Children of the Chapel and the Ratkiller 137 14 10
William Dixon, tailor, for making 40 black cloth suits, breeches and half sleeves, lined as above, for the 40 Warders of the Tower 100 0 0
Mary Sedgwick, haberdasher, for 20 fine hats and hair-bands for the Children of the Chapel 10 0 0
Mary Pearce, capmaker, for 14 black cloth caps for 14 carpenters who bore the body; and for 140 black Genoa velvet bonnets for the Yeomen of the Guard and the Warders of the Tower 256 11 0
John Aird, glover, for 140 pairs of large black leather gloves, topped and double sewed, for the Yeomen of the Guard and the Warders of the Tower; and for ten pair of black kid leather gloves, topped, and for 20 pair of black lambskin gloves for the ten Children of the Chapel 26 15 0
William Haddock, beltmaker, for 140 large black leather waist-belts and 140 large hilted mourning swords for the Yeomen of the Guard and the Warders of the Tower 108 10 0
John Bee, hosier, for stockings for the 100 Yeomen of the Guard, the 40 Warders of the Tower, the 10 Children of the Chapel, the Master of the Barges and 48 Watermen 64 14 0
fees etc.: to the Auditors 15l.; to the Clerk of the Great Wardrobe 10l.; to the several officers etc. of the Great Wardrobe, 50l.; Exchequer fees etc., for passing the Accompt 24l. 13s.; charges for a privy seal etc., 32l. 16s. 6d. 132 9 6
Edward Bird, for 140 rich black belladine silk-tufted and knotted ‘cawles’ with a deep shag fringe for partizans, for ‘list’ round the tops of the staves and trimming them for the Yeomen of the Guard and the Warders of the Tower; for ‘love ribbands’ to tie up 58 Colours and for making the said Colours for the First, Second and Third Regiments of Foot Guards 136 3 0
Gerrit Jensen, cabinet maker, for a large arch-glass in a purple frame with table and stands suitable for the Bedchamber of State, for leathers for the said table and stands, for a screen and covering with purple cloth for the said Bedchamber, taking all the glass sconces on the King's and Prince's side and Great Council Chamber and black lacquering the branches and borders, and for black tables etc., detailed 131 15 0
Richard Roberts, joiner, for fine carved elbow chair frames, japanned black stools etc., a large bier to carry the coffin on, rising canopy frames with iron work, 12 high stands to stand round the Queen's body, japanned staves and other joiner's wares 187 9 6
the Executors of Hambden Reeve, ‘upholster’, for black and purple cloth hangings and for other work and materials for the Presence Chamber, Privy Chamber, Great Drawing Room at St. James's and Kensington, Guard Room, the Chapels Royal in Westminster Abbey etc. 338 1 6
Thomas Phill and Jeremiah Fletcher, upholsters, for bottoming, backing and rolling two large armchairs and two footstools and for other work and materials, detailed, at St. James's and at the Prince's Chapel at St. James's and the Chapel at Whitehall 100 11 0
Edmund Aubery, coachmaker, for the timber work of the body and carriage of the best seasoned wood and made very large and long to receive the bier along with the coffin etc. and altering it from an open to a covered chariot by the Lords Justices’ order and other work on the same, detailed; harness for eight large Flanders horses and covering them all over with purple cloth, with bits and buckles varnished purple, with head stalls, polepieces and eight large tail cases, for silk reins for the eight horses and eight reins to lead them by, with large tassels of purple-in-grain silk, all manner of large purple tops to the horses’ heads etc.; a set of very large strong wheels turned and all iron work for the funeral chariot 315 0 0
John Rawlins, saddler, for purple ‘Osinbridge’ and linen to line eight purple cloth coverings and hoods for the eight horses, for iron hoops to go round the horses breast high etc 51 12 2
Edward Castle and partner, stationers, for covering 91 books with purple and black cloth for the funeral 6 14 6
Sir Henry St. George, Principal King at Arms, for himself, the Heralds and Pursuivants 40 0 0
John Pink, herald painter, for a crown of tin chased and gilt with fine gold within and without, a cap of crimson velvet for the inside of the same, lined with white taffeta etc.; for gilding and painting the Queen's Arms within a Garter and other work, detailed 31 0 0
Francis Clerk, Clerk of the ‘Checque’ to the Yeomen of the Guard, for 140 badges of bullion embroidered taken off the crimson to be put on the mourning liveries for the Yeomen of the Guard and the Warders of the Tower and for 140 mourning watch-gowns 280 0 0
William Croft, Master of the Children of the Chapel, for 60 pairs of wax leather shoes for the Children 10 10 0
Christopher Hill, Master of the Barges, for four gross of silk points 9 12 0
Edward Harley and Thomas Foley, the two Auditors, for superfine black cloth for their mourning 22 10 0
Francis Bythell and Jeremiah Oakley, Deputy Auditors, for fine black cloth for themselves and two clerks 20 0 0
10,579 8 8
sums issued to tradesmen and others for goods, wares and provisions and work done for the Coronation of King George:
David Bosanquet, merchant, for crimson Genoa velvet and blue velvet for the three Kings at Arms’ coats;
for crimson satin in part of eight Heralds’ coats; for crimson Genoa velvet for coats, blue velvet to face coat-sleeves and capes of cloaks and 20 caps of black Genoa velvet for 16 trumpeters and four kettledrummers of the four Troops of Horse Guards; for blue Genoa velvet to guard liveries and 140 bonnets of black Genoa velvet for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower; for purple velvet for a scabbard for the sword the King was girt with; for rich crimson Genoa velvet for a great chair, footstool, cushion, a footstool carpet, two cushions and a footstool in the Abbey; for the like for six cushions to lay about the altar; for the like for robes for the persons representing the Dukes of Normandy and Aquitaine, a robe for the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Duke of Richmond, Lord High Steward and robes for the Master of the Great Wardrobe and a saddle and a bridle for the Champion and for a scabbard for the Sword of State; for blue, green, purple and black velvet for footstools, cushions and backs of chairs for the Prince of Wales, Bishops, Lord Almoner with the regalia, drummers, hautboys and Sir William Oldes, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod 2,298 12
John Johnson and Company, mercers, for gold tabby, crimson satin, and other materials for caps and coats for three Kings at Arms; blue satin, Lucca damask gold coloured satin, crimson ‘sarsnet’, Florence taffeta, belthangers, buskins, armilla sandals, crimson satin for a surcoat at the Anointing, silver tabby, gold tabby, Mantua silk, sarcenet etc. for Heralds’ coats, Pursuivants’ coats, for a canopy over the King's person, a cover for the throne and steps in Westminster Abbey, for cushions and footstools there, a mantle for the Master of the Jewel Office, robes for the Deputy and Clerks of the Great Wardrobe, for the persons representing the Dukes of Normandy and Aquitaine, a robe for the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for covering a chair for St. Edward's Chapel,; a towel, wrappers and for velvet to line a box inside and outside and to cover a stool for the Prince in the Abbey 628 8 10½
William Barnsley, packer, for green cloth for 12 cushions, for narrow green ‘bays’ for hanging tables, benches and lining the window-jambs, and to hang the passage and lobby to the House of Lords for the Court of Claims in the Painted Chamber at Westminster, for the broadest red Colchester ‘bays’ to apparel the scaffold galleries and rails, narrow Colchester ‘bays’ for ditto, green’ bays’ to cover the seats and for red says, blue cloth, scarlet cloth, crimson-in-grain cloth, crimson-in-grain ‘nappt bays’ etc. for covering the House of Lords’ seats, about the throne and altar in Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey and to cover the boards for the King to walk on from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey, for liveries for the Drummers of the Household, cases for chairs etc. in the Abbey; for the Master of the Jewel Office, Master of the Musick, 34 Musicians, Youngest Groom and Pages of the Wardrobe, for the Dean, SubDean, Priests of the Chapel, for liveries for the drummers and trumpeters to the four Troops of Horse Guards, for the Yeoman of the Guard and Warders of the Tower 3,346 8 11½
Anthony Tevany, merchant, for rich scarlet and gold brocade for a ‘Dalmatick-robe’, for a ‘supertunica’ a girdle with hangers, buskins, sandles and an armilla, rich scarlet silver and gold and purple brocade for the outside of the canopy carried over the King's person in the procession, silver and gold and purple brocade for the anointing pall, rich yellow and gold brocade for the offering carpet, two cushions and a footstool, blue and gold brocade to pane an altar cloth, pulpit cloth, desk cloth and communiontable cloth and two cushions in Westminster Abbey, rich white and gold brocade for the pall which was offered by the King, rich scarlet silver, blue and gold brocade for a cushion to carry the Imperial Crown on, and for covering a chair, footstool and cushion set on the throne in Westminster Abbey, and for hats for two persons representing the Dukes of Normandy and Aquitaine and for scabbards for three swords to be carried before the King in the procession 1,146 0 0
Charles Matthews, laceman, for broad rich gold Arras lace, ‘gold foot’ lace, gold fringe, narrow Arras lace, gold and silver compass-knotted lace etc. for furniture of trumpeters, kettledrummers and other drummers, hautboys, Yeomen of the Guard, Warders of the Tower, furniture for the Champions etc. 3,305 8 11½
Robert Graham, tailor, for a robe of cloth of gold lined with crimson taffeta and a supertunica of cloth of gold with an armilla of the same both lined with crimson taffeta; for making breeches, trousers, sandals, buskins of cloth of gold etc., a belt, fine linen gloves, a Holland habit, a crimson taffeta habit etc. for the King's person; for making crimson cloth coats and breeches all guarded with Genoa velvet and gold Arras lace and bodies lined with fustian etc. for 50 Yeomen of the Guard; for making crimson Genoa velvet coats, cloth breeches etc. for the trumpeters and kettledrummers of the First and Third Troop of Horse Guards; for making crimson cloth coats and breeches etc. for the drummers of the Household and for the drummers and hautboys of the First Regiment of Foot Guards and the Second Troop of Horse Grenadiers; and for making a crimson velvet robe and hood lined with white taffeta etc. and a cap with a gold tassel to it for the Master of the Great Wardrobe 201 13 11
Stephen Toulouze, embroiderer, for embroidering an escutcheon of St. George's Cross for a robe for Sir William Oldes, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for embroidering richly the letters ‘G.R.’ with crowns over them on back and breast of four coats and upon four pieces of crimson cloth for badges for four drum cases for four drummers of the Household and for embroidering richly three coats for three Kings at Arms, for embroidering eight heralds’ coats, four pursuivants’ coats, badges for 16 coats 16 pair of trumpet banners with the King's Arms and Supporters double on each pair of banners and borders round all with golden damask with gold and silver large strings and tassels trimmed with gold fringe, silk linings, ribbons to tie them on and for making them, and for badges etc. for four kettledrummers and 16 trumpeters of the four Troops of Horse Guards and for embroidering richly 140 coats on back and breast with bullion roses, thistles and crowns, the letters ‘G.R.’ on each for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower and for four small crowns of gold wire to be set on scarlet mantles for the Deputy and Clerk of the Great Wardrobe and the Yeoman and Eldest Groom of the Removing Wardrobe 1,782 2 0
Robert Petre, tailor, for making crimson cloth coats and breeches, some guarded with blue Genoa velvet, others with blue serge, and for making cloaks and lining them with blue serge, facing them with blue Genoa velvet and ‘shammered’ down before and behind and on the capes with broad gold Arras lace and the coats the like, for the trumpeters and kettledrummers of the Second and Fourth Troop of Horse Guards, two drum-
mers of the Household, drummers and hautboys of the First Regiment of Foot Guards, for the Yeomen of the Guard etc.
278 19 9
William Dixon, tailor, for making 40 crimson cloth coats and breeches, all guarded with blue Genoa velvet and gold Arras lace, the bodies of the coats lined with fustian, the sleeves and skirts with blue serge, for 40 Warders of the Tower 100 0 0
John Bee, hosier, for 140 pair of fine large grey worsted stockings for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower 45 10 0
Katherine Vezian, milliner, for fine Holland for a ‘Colobium Sindonis’, two coifs and a pair of gloves for the King's Royal person when anointed, for fine lace for the said habit and for fine Macklin lace for a cravat, ‘muzlin’ and fine looped Flanders lace for ruffles and a yard of like looped lace for the King's Royal person 67 14 1
Anne Colthorpe, seamstress, for superfine Holland, for lace and for making and lacing a shirt, waist-coat and coif, starching the shirt and waistcoat and a piece of white satin riband for a linen habit, waistcoat and coif for the King's Royal person before the Anointing and for fine Holland and tabling diaper for the Serjeant of the Chapel 157 6 6
John Aird, glover, for 140 pair of large gloves with stiffened tops and double sewn for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower 24 10 0
Samuel Hooker, weaver, for sky colour and white taffeta riband and for crimson-in-grain taffeta riband for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower and for blue taffeta riband for four kettledrum banners for the four Troops of Horse Guards 54 12 8
John Bull, feather dresser, for a crimson, blue and white feather containing 16 falls, one egret sprig, another crimson blue and white feather for the horse containing 12 falls and one egret sprig for Lewis Dymock the Champion 15 0 0
Thomas Brown, skinner, for the furring of two crimson velvet robes and two hats of scarlet, blue and gold brocade with choice miniver for the persons representing the Dukes of Normandy and Aquitaine, and for furring three satin caps with powdered ermine for the three Kings of Arms 95 0 0
Mary Sedgwick, haberdasher, for 20 fine Carolina hats and gold bands, buttons, loops and for setting on the gold lace round the hats for 16 trumpeters and four kettledrummers of the four Troops of Horse Guards, four Carolina hats for the four drummers of the Household and 23 Carolina hats with
gold bands etc. for eight drummers and eight hautboys to the two Troops of Horse Guards and seven hautboys of the First Regiment of Foot Guards
32 19 0
Edward Byrd, for 140 rich crimson-ingrain sky and white silk tufted and knotted ‘cawles’ with a deep shagfringe for partizans and list round the tops of the staves and trimming them for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower 168 0 0
William Haddock, beltmaker, for 160 waist-belts of buff, 50 carbine belts of crimson, 140 large double gilt brass hilted swords, 23 purple leather belts, guarded and made up etc. for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower, for 16 trumpeters and four kettledrummers of the four Troops of Horse Guards, for eight drummers and eight hautboys to the First and Second Troops of Horse Grenadiers and for seven hautboys of the First Regiment of Foot Guards and for a sword gilt with a purple velvet scabbard for the King to be girt withal 418 13 0
Thomas Phill and Jeremiah Fletcher, ‘upholsters’, for covering the Court of Claims and Bar with green ‘ bays’, making and trimming cushions, making a large case of gold stuff and filling it with down for St. Edward's chair etc. 161 12 6
Richard Roberts, joiner, for chairs of state of walnut carved all over, carved walnut footstool frames etc., to be used in Westminster Abbey, King Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Hall etc 47 15 6
Ursula Waldron, pikemaker, for 140 partizans for the Yeomen of the Guard and Warders of the Tower 420 0 0
John Rawlins, saddler, for a large ‘Demy Pickley’ saddle (described) and a loose Spanish leather case, girth, surcingle, stirrup leathers etc. for the Champion's accoutrement 47 10 6
William Johnson, coffer maker, for two large close-stools etc. 35 6 0
Robert, Marquess of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain, in lieu of a composition for the furniture of the King's Bedchamber and also for two pieces of Arras hangings called ‘Tobias’, one piece of a suite called the ‘Seasons’ and a canopy of state of crimson figured velvet etc. 350 0 0
Thomas Dummer, Deputy of the Great Wardrobe, for fees paid to the Auditors of the Imprests and their clerks etc. 49 3 0
the same, for an allowance to several Officers of the Great Wardrobe for their attendance etc. 100 0 0
Francis Clerk, of the Checque to the Yeomen of the Guard, for 140
watchgowns for the said Yeomen and the Warders of the Tower
140 0 0
Edward Castle and partner, stationers, for a Bible in quarto, described, for binding five manuscript books for the service etc., for a large Bible, six large Common Prayer books etc. 57 2 6
John Faverall, master cook, for canvas used 8 5 8
John Pinke, herald painter, for gilding and painting the Arms etc. in the Court of Claims, for gilding staves etc.; and for a pair of trumpet banners with the Champions’ Arms and Crest for Lewis Dymocke, the Champion 29 2 6
Samuel Stebbing, Somerset Herald, for five manuscript books of all the service etc. curiously written in black and red ink for the King, for the Prince of Wales, for the Princess, for the Archbishop of Canterbury and for the Dean of Westminster; and for engrossing the Declaration and the Coronation Oath etc. 36 12 6
John Shore, Trumpeter, for a crimson velvet coat, a crimson cloth cloak and breeches lined with blue serge, trimmed etc., a hat and band, a pair of rich embroidered banners etc. 60 0 0
Robert Maugridge, Drum-major, for a crimson cloth coat, breeches and cloak, lined with blue serge, trimmed etc., embroidered back and breast etc., a hat laced with gold lace etc., a crimson taffeta, a scarf trimmed with gold fringes etc. 40 0 0
Edward Harley and Thomas Foley, the two Auditors of the Imprests, for scarlet cloth for their robes 12 10 0
Francis Bythell and Jeremiah Oakeley, for the like as Deputies to the said Auditors 8 0 0
15,770 0 6
total payments and allowances £26,349 9 2
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage:
as at 1 Aug. 1714 67,669 8
and since the King's Accession 26,445 5 94,114 14
Declared 29 April 1719.
Auditors’ Memorandum.—The foregoing surplusage has arisen by allowing the whole annual expense of the Office, according to the ancient method, but it does not appear what part remains unpaid to the tradesmen, no vouchers having been produced.—Ex parte Jeremiah Oakley, Deputy to Edward Harley.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: KING'S PENSIONS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2729 [E.351/2729].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1924, ROLL 12 [A.O.1/1924/12].
Edward Godfrey, Paymaster of the King's Pensions.
29 September 1714 to 29 September 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears none, this being the Accomptant's only Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, by way of imprest to be paid according to the Establishments for the year 24 June 1714 to 24 June 1715: by Privy Seal of 19 Aug. 2 George I 31,976 3 6
Voluntary charge: money, part of 7,320l. paid over by the Accomptant under Royal Warrant of 12 Aug. 1715 to Jacob de la Motte Blagny for divers French refugees but saved by reason of the death of some of them and repaid to the Accomptant 110 0 0
total charge and receipts £32,086 3 6
Discharge. £ s. d.
money paid for pensions and allowances:
on the Great Establishment of 12 Aug. 1713:
the Countess Dowager of Arlington;
year to 24 June 1715 1,000 0 0
Katherine Armstrong; ditto 100 0 0
Mary Armstrong; ditto 100 0 0
Thomas Atterbury; ditto 100 0 0
John Arnold; ditto 40 0 0
Nehemiah Arnold, for Susannah Arnold; ditto 30 0 0
Mary Ashton; ditto 30 0 0
Mathias Ascough; ditto 30 0 0
Margaret Abernathy; ditto 20 0 0
Mary Austen; ditto 8 0 0
Col. Baggott, an old soldier; ditto 200 0 0
Richard, Earl of Bellamont; ditto 300 0 0
Jane Berkley; ditto 200 0 0
Theodore Bellasis; ditto 150 0 0
Rebeccah Bruges alias Pride; ditto (abating 20l. paid at the Treasury) 60 0 0
William Bunce; ditto 50 0 0
Deborah Birch, widow; ditto 100 0 0
Susanna Benson; ditto 50 0 0
Elizabeth Battle, widow of Dr. Battle; ditto 50 0 0
Richard Miller (for Brassley's children); ditto 44 0 0
Elizabeth Bedford; ditto 40 0 0
Richard Bradley; ditto 40 0 0
Anne Bing; ditto 40 0 0
Thomas Willis, Administrator of Frances Bew, deceased; three quarters to Ladyday 1715 30 0 0
Walter Butler; year to 24 June 1715 30 0 0
Grisel Burghill; ditto 40 0 0
John Butts; ditto (abating 20l. paid at the Treasury) 10 0 0
John Button, an old soldier; ditto 27 7 6
Elizabeth Boucher and Mary Boucher; ditto 40 0 0
Elizabeth Belcher; ditto 20 0 0
Martha Bastin; ditto 20 0 0
Jane Bell; ditto 20 0 0
Katherine Buck; ditto 15 0 0
Sarah Brown; ditto 11 0 0
Elizabeth Batten, widow; ditto 10 0 0
John, Lord Colepepper; ditto (abating 100l. paid at the Treasury) 500 0 0
Sir Henry Dutton Colt; ditto 200 0 0
Edith Colledge; ditto (abating 40l. paid at the Treasury) 40 0 0
Anne Christian; ditto (abating 40l. ditto) 20 0 0
Ursula Church; ditto 40 0 0
Magdalen Cunningham; ditto 30 0 0
Elizabeth Calvert; ditto 30 0 0
Capt. Timothy Crowe; ditto 30 0 0
Matthew Clarke; ditto 20 0 0
Anne Collins; ditto 20 0 0
Marmaduke Conway; ditto 20 0 0
Eleanor Conway; ditto (abating 10l. paid at the Treasury) 10 0 0
Thomas Chamberlaine; ditto 18 0 0
Isaac Crocker; ditto 12 0 0
Eleanor Clauson; ditto 8 0 0
Edmond Chaloner, for Farquar's children; ditto 20 0 0
the Countess Dowager of Dalhousie; ditto 200 0 0
Susanna Durel; ditto 300 0 0
Jane Dummer, daughter of Edmund Dummer, late Surveyor of the Navy; ditto (abating 75l. paid at the Treasury) 75 0 0
Elizabeth Doyley; ditto 100 0 0
Dame Jane Douglas and her daughter; ditto 70 0 0
Anne Duke; ditto 45 12 6
John Dwyre; ditto (abating 20l. paid at the Treasury) 16 10 0
Hester Dawson; ditto 30 0 0
Elizabeth Disney and Anne Disney; ditto 40 0 0
Anne Eden; ditto 100 0 0
Charles, Lord Fitzwater; ditto 600 0 0
Lucius Henry, Lord Falkland; ditto 400 0 0
Henry Foubert; ditto 500 0 0
Anne Feilding, for herself and four brothers and sisters; ditto 250 0 0
Elizabeth Farthing; ditto 100 0 0
Susannah Foxton, a Colonel's widow; ditto 100 0 0
Benjamin La Fontaine; ditto 50 0 0
Anne Fitz-Harry; ditto 50 0 0
Martha Francis; ditto 50 0 0
Benjamin la Fountaine, for Harman's children; ditto 40 0 0
Rebecca Foster; ditto 30 0 0
William Fachin, an old soldier; ditto 27 7 6
Rebecca Flewer; ditto 20 0 0
Judith Fitz-Harry; ditto 20 0 0
Oswald Fawne; ditto 18 0 0
Mary Griffith, relict of a late Commissioner of the Salt Duties; ditto (abating 100l. paid at the Treasury) 200 0 0
Alice Grahme, widow of Dr. Grahme; ditto 150 0 0
Elizabeth Grove, widow of Bishop Grove; ditto 100 0 0
Edward Godfrey; ditto 140 0 0
John Goslin, clerk; ditto 50 0 0
Gregory Gennini; ditto 50 0 0
Bernard Gates; ditto 40 0 0
Mary Grahme, widow; ditto 40 0 0
Isabella Gwillims; ditto 20 0 0
Anne Gourney; ditto 20 0 0
Anne Goulsborough; ditto 20 0 0
Elizabeth Gibson; ditto 15 0 0
Elianor Goddard; ditto 12 0 0
Judith Hawley, widow; ditto (abating 150l. paid at the Treasury) 150 0 0
Elizabeth, Lady Hay; ditto 200 0 0
George Frederick Hendell; ditto 200 0 0
Philip Herbert; ditto 200 0 0
James Howard, son of Col. Philip Howard; ditto 120 0 0
Lucy Howard, relict of Edward Howard; ditto 100 0 0
Katherine Hildsley; ditto 50 0 0
Elizabeth Hyde; ditto 50 0 0
Major Nathaniel Hill; ditto 50 0 0
Katherine Herlackenden; ditto 40 0 0
Mary Hill; ditto 40 0 0
George Holder; ditto 22 0 0
Sarah Hussey; ditto 20 0 0
Elizabeth Hall; ditto 20 0 0
Elizabeth Harris; ditto 20 0 0
Mary Hutton and Penelope Hutton; ditto 24 6 8
Anne Heas; ditto 10 0 0
Tabitha Haughton; ditto 10 0 0
Elizabeth Wood, Administratrix to Samuel Johnson, clerk; ditto 300 0 0
Mary, Lady Intchiquin; ditto 200 0 0
the Earl of Jersey (for his younger brother); ditto 100 0 0
Dr. Irish; ditto 100 0 0
Frances Ireland and Jane Ireland; ditto 100 0 0
Evert Jollivet; ditto 50 0 0
Margaret Jolliffe; ditto 20 0 0
Barbara Killigrew, widow of Sir Robert Killigrew; ditto 150 0 0
Alice King; ditto 100 0 0
Mary Kerr; ditto 100 0 0
Mary Kirk, till her son is provided for; ditto 100 0 0
Elizabeth Killigrew, daughter of William Killigrew; ditto 80 0 0
Abraham Kemp; ditto 40 0 0
Charlotte, Lady Lovelace, and her son; ditto (abating 300l. paid at the Treasury) 100 0 0
Martha Lockhart; ditto 300 0 0
Susannah Leighton; ditto 100 0 0
Richard Lloyd and John Jones; ditto 100 0 0
Oliver Lambert, a younger son of the late Earl of Cavan, until provided for; ditto 50 0 0
Mary Lee; ditto 50 0 0
Richard Longbotham; ditto 50 0 0
Josina Lower; ditto 20 0 0
Jane Launce; ditto 10 0 0
Lady Mary Mordington; ditto (abating 10l. paid at the Treasury) 10 0 0
Lady Anne Morgan; ditto (abating 150l. paid at the Treasury) 50 0 0
Sarah Mathews, widow of Col. Mathews; ditto 100 0 0
Frances McKensey; ditto (abating 70l. paid at the Treasury) 30 0 0
Sir Winwood Mowat; ditto 40 0 0
Elizabeth Minshull; ditto 50 0 0
Margaret Morrison; ditto 40 0 0
Milborne Maddox, an old soldier; ditto 30 0 0
Elizabeth McDonnel; ditto 30 0 0
Elizabeth McRaken; ditto 30 0 0
Mary Marshall; ditto 30 0 0
Abraham Magney; ditto 50 0 0
David Morris; ditto 20 0 0
Mary McNeal; ditto 20 0 0
Mary Michel; ditto 20 0 0
Sarah Miller; ditto 13 4 0
Margarett Marr; ditto 15 0 0
Susanna, Lady Newport; ditto (abating 50l. paid at the Treasury) 150 0 0
Rebecca Oates, relict of Dr. Oates; ditto 300 0 0
Sarah Okover; ditto 30 0 0
Frances Otway; ditto 10 0 0
Guy Palmer; ditto 600 0 0
William Palmes, junior; ditto 400 0 0
Lady Mary Phillips; ditto 150 0 0
Robert Paltock; ditto 40 0 0
Mary, Lady Prestwich; ditto 40 0 0
Rowland Peirce; ditto 40 0 0
Mary Purdon; ditto 40 0 0
Frances Plunkett; ditto 30 0 0
Anne Pack; ditto 30 0 0
Rebecca Pauldon; ditto 25 0 0
Edward Purcell; ditto 20 0 0
Jane Piggott; ditto 20 0 0
Charles Palmer; ditto (abating 15l. paid at the Treasury) 5 0 0
Anne Pugh; ditto 20 0 0
Samuel Pack; ditto 10 0 0
Henry Quin; ditto 60 0 0
John Rowley; ditto 150 0 0
Joanna Rivet, widow of Col. Rivett; ditto 100 0 0
Lieut.-Col. Francis Rainsford; ditto 100 0 0
Elizabeth Ramsey; ditto 100 0 0
Frances Raleigh, widow of Phillip Raleigh; ditto 100 0 0
Mary Robins, Queen Mary's Goddaughter; ditto 40 0 0
Anne Richbell; ditto 40 0 0
Deborah Rolleston; ditto 30 0 0
Anne Ross; three quarters to Ladyday 1715 22 10 0
Magdalen Ross; year to Midsummer 1715 30 0 0
Capt. Roger Raven, ditto 27 7 6
Mary Reeves; ditto 60 0 0
Arthur Reynolds; ditto 27 7 6
Elizabeth Reynolds; ditto 10 0 0
Katherine Roberts; ditto 10 0 0
George Sayers, Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Mary; ditto 500 0 0
Sir John Sayers; ditto 200 0 0
Charles Shales, for the daughters of Capt. Shales, in consideration of a debt owing to their father; ditto 100 0 0
Margaret Swintoun; ditto 50 0 0
Thomas Smith, an old soldier; ditto 30 0 0
Rabsey Smithsby; ditto 20 0 0
Alice Shipton; three quarters to Ladyday 1715 15 0 0
Richard Sydenham; year to Midsummer 1715 20 0 0
Victoria Slingsby; ditto 20 0 0
Mary Shelley; ditto 41 10 0
Mary Simmons; ditto 20 0 0
Elizabeth Sewell; ditto 20 0 0
George Simson; ditto 20 0 0
Elizabeth Slingsby; ditto 20 0 0
Margaret Simpson and Sarah Simpson; ditto 30 0 0
Mary St. Lo; ditto 10 0 0
Anne Struther; ditto 10 0 0
George Townsend; ditto (abating 150l. paid at the Treasury) 50 0 0
Margaret Townsend, widow of the late Clerk of the Wardrobe; ditto 100 0 0
Dorothy Torway, late Mrs. Hyde; ditto 50 0 0
Mary Thornycroft; ditto 60 0 0
Elizabeth Tottersell; ditto 20 0 0
Windam Tomson and Clifton Tomson; ditto 20 0 0
Katherine Tessin; ditto 10 0 0
Magdalen Thomas; ditto 10 0 0
James Vernon, senior; ditto 600 0 0
Colonel Villiers's children, by Lady Orkney; ditto 200 0 0
Anne Villiers, widow of the said Colonel; ditto 100 0 0
Alice Vaughan, a blind woman; ditto 20 0 0
George Whichcoate; ditto 400 0 0
Elizabeth Winstanley, widow of the Engineer that built the Edistone; ditto 100 0 0
Elizabeth Wagget; ditto 80 0 0
William Watson; ditto 80 0 0
Elizabeth Wandesford; ditto 50 0 0
Margaret Whittle; ditto 40 0 0
Winifred Whaley, widow of Col. Whaley; ditto 30 0 0
Sarah Wright; ditto 20 0 0
Anne and Elizabeth Wilkinson; ditto 40 0 0
Mary Walter; ditto 20 0 0
Jane Walter; ditto 15 0 0
John Whittle, clerk, who came over with King William; ditto 26 0 0
Teresa Wroughton; ditto 6 0 0
Katherine Walters; ditto 5 0 0
Mercy Young and Frances Young; ditto 60 0 0
the witnesses in the assassination plot against King William; George Porter and Richard Fisher at 260l. per an. each and William Boyce at
156l. per an., Thomas Bartram and Robert Inwood at 78l. per an. each, John Lunt at 52l. per an. and Edward Browne at 26l. per an.; ditto 910 0 0
the Lord Almoner, for private pensions or charities; 1¼ years to Michaelmas 1715 (abating 600l. paid at the Treasury) 400 0 0
the same, for two Arabick Professors at Oxford and Cambridge; ditto (abating 75l. paid at the Treasury) 50 0 0
Cyprian and Paul Appia; year to 24 June 1715 20 0 0
the Minister of Albany in New York for the time being; ditto 50 0 0
the Bishop of London for the time being, for a Minister in New England; ditto 100 0 0
the same, for maintaining Henry and John Giraud; ditto 60 0 0
the Minister of the English Church at the Hague; ditto 30 0 0
the Minister of the English Church at Amsterdam; ditto 100 0 0
the Minister of the English Church at Rotterdam; ditto 100 0 0
the Minister of Greenwich, in lieu of tithes for Greenwich Park; ditto 5 2 6
the Vicar of Westminster, in lieu of tithes for lands belonging to Kensington House; ditto 4 11 0
the Vicar of Old Windsor, in lieu of tithes for lands laid into Windsor Great Park; ditto 25 0 0
the Rector of Hampton Church, in lieu of tithes for lands inclosed in Hampton Court Park; ditto 36 1 8
the Chaplain at Hampton Court Palace; ditto 50 0 0
the Reader at Hampton Court Palace; ditto 20 0 0
the Minister of the French Church at Wapping; ditto 40 0 0
Francis Hewardine; ditto 80 0 0
the Minister of Kensington, for an afternoon preacher; ditto 20 0 0
the schoolmaster at Wapping; ditto 20 0 0
the schoolmaster at Newmarket; ditto 50 0 0
the schoolmaster at Kensington; ditto 30 0 0
the schoolmaster at Windsor; ditto 30 0 0
Henry Werndley, clerk, for service in Switzerland; ditto 100 0 0
the Church and poor at New Windsor; ditto 50 0 0
the same, for lands laid into the House Park; ditto 50 0 0
the Corporation of Windsor, for loss in their bridge toll and lands by building Datchett Bridge; ditto 20 0 0
the poor of Hampton parish; ditto 50 0 0
the Churchwardens of Westminster, in lieu of a poor rate formerly charged on Kensington House; ditto 5 0 0
the poor of St. Margaret's parish; ditto 50 0 0
the Hospital in Tuttle Fields; ditto 50 0 0
the poor of St. Martins-in-the-Fields; ditto 100 0 0
the poor of St. James's; ditto 50 0 0
the poor of Kensington; ditto 25 0 0
the Minister of Kensington, for tithes; ditto 0 17 6
the Dean and Chapter of Windsor, in lieu of tithes; ditto 0 12 8
the Surveyor of the Highways at Paddington; ditto 1 10 0
the Churchwarden of Paddington; ditto 0 15 0
the Collector of the tithes at Paddington; ditto 1 0 0
21,278 13 6
on another Establishment of like date for the use of several French Refugees:
Jacob de la Motte Blagny, the person appointed to receive the King's Bounty to divers persons of quality, widows and children of Officers slain in service, who are French Refugees for Religion; year to Michaelmas 1715 7,320 0 0
on particular Warrants:
Edward, Earl of Sandwich, and Thomas, Lord Howard of Effingham, at 800l. per an. each and William, Lord Hunsdon, at 600l. per an., year to Midsummer 1715; pursuant to three Royal Warrants countersigned by the Treasury, 22 Sept. 1715 2,200 0 0
(total on the above Establishments etc. 30,798l. 13s. 6d.)
Exchequer fees etc.:
Charles Bint, for sundry disbursements 665 2 2
the same, for three quarters of a year's allowance to Michaelmas 1715, for his service in carrying Votes to the King 45 0 0
Thomas Boniface, for his like allowance 45 0 0
Paul Jodrell, for Votes for the King's Service, 1 Aug. 1714 to 20 Oct. 1715 13 16 0
768 18 2
Ordinary Allowances:
this Accomptant for riding charges of himself and clerk, half year to Michaelmas 1715 22 10 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 62 0 0
84 10 0
money paid into the Exchequer 7 May, 2 George I 434 1 10
total payments and allowances £32,086 3 6
and so the said Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 26 September 1716.

Footnotes

1 sic, recte 608l. 10s. 8d.
2 Nominally this Account covers money received 25 Dec. 1714 to 25 Dec.1715 for expenditure incurred for the year from 1 January 1713–14, but in fact dates from 1 August 1714.