Declared Accounts, 1708
Customs, Wines and Vinegar

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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Customs, Wines and Vinegar', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. DLXIV-DLXIX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90567 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Customs, Wines and Vinegar

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 634, ROLL 212.
ROWLAND HOLT, Late Comptroller General of Customs.
25 December 1707 to 25 December 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of several Receivers and Collectors of Customs as at the foot of the last Accompt (Christmas 1907) 83,758 1
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver, in money 108,072l. 16s. 10½d., in bonds 6,783l. 18s.d. 114,856 15 1
Outports (Collectors named):
Arundel (money) 17 4 4
Barnstaple (money) 30 0
Bridgwater (money 306l. 19s.d., bonds 68l. 0s.d.) 374 19
Bristol (money 3,114l. 6s.d., bonds 2,866l. 2s.d.) 5,980 8
do. (money) 64 8
do. (money 377l. 1s.d., bonds 888l. 19s.d.) 1,266 0 10¾
Bideford (money) 537 14 11¾
Carlisle (money) 9 4
Chester (money) 872 19 2
Colchester (money) 215 9 4
Cowes (money) 62 7 3
Dartmouth (money) 688 4
Deal (money) 188 8
Dover (money) 179 5 3
do. (money) 849 5 9
Exeter (money) 2,803 7
Falmouth (money) 121 17
Fowey (money) 7 10
Harwich (money) 2 10
do. (money) 0 15
Hull (money) 2,190 11
Ilfracombe (money) 8 14 9
Ipswich (money) 8 4 10
Liverpool (money 129l. 12s.d., bonds 675l. 4s.d.) 804 16
Looe (money) 4 12
Lyme (money) 4 12
Lynn (money 2,223l. 8s.d., bonds 3,885l. 0s.d.) 6,108 9
Milford (money) 17 10
Minehead (money) 12 5 1
Newcastle (money) 796 3
Penryn (money 373l. 7s. 5d., bonds 507l. 4s.d.) 880 12
Penzance (money) 164 15
Plymouth (money) 1,712 11 6
do. (money) 523 3 8
Portsmouth (money) 116 10
Poole (money) 55 15 11
Poulton (money) 7 9 10¼
Rochester (money) 74 3 2
St. Ives (money) 30 3
Southampton (money) 4,071 5
Swansea (money) 4 3
Truro (money) 0 2 8
do. (money) 22 10 4
do. (money) 1 10
Weymouth (money) 279 19 11½
Whitehaven (money) 147 9 10½
do. (money) 9 11
Yarmouth (money) 117 17 11¾
do. (money) 0 9
(total outports 32,448l. 8s.d.) total 147,305 3
interest on bonds not satisfied in due time:
London, Henry Ferne (bonds in his custody) 22 4
Bristol, Charles Carkesse (do.) 135 19 7
do., Jacob Reynardson (do.) 2 19 1
161 2
overpayments by Collectors, detailed, to be allowed in the next Accompt 3,134 18
total charge and receipts £234,359 6
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money charged on Henry Ferne, Receiver General of Customs, and accompted for in his Cash Accompt of the New Impositions on Wines (over and above 6,783l. 18s.d. received in bonds) 133,134l. 12s.d., and for money received upon bonds, 10,843l. 13s. 10d. 143,978 6
money overpaid by Collectors, detailed, in the year 1707 3,133 11 10½
allowances for damaged and defective wines 1,931 0
total payments and allowances £149,042 19
and so remains 85,316 7
£ s. d.
against which depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds remaining in their hands at Christmas 1908:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver there (money) 178 13
Henry Ferne, Receiver General (bonds) 26,995 15 4
the Queen's Remembrancer's Office (bonds) 2,100 4
29,274 13 1
Outports:
Arundel (money) 17 4 4
Barnstaple (money) 5 9
Beaumaris (money) 18 7
Bridgwater (money 22l. 13s.d., bonds 45l. 6s.d.) 68 0 2
Bristol (money) 5,890 16
do. (money) 200 1
do. (money 383l. 16s. 10d., bonds 5,066l. 16s. 4d.) 5,450 13 2
Bideford (money) 54 0
Carlisle (money) 9 4
Chester (money 439l. 17s.d., bonds 709l. 6s.d.) 1,149 3
Chichester (money) 0 0 10
Cowes (money 382 11
Dartmouth (money) 156 0 7
Deal (money) 1,013 15
Exeter (money) 125 18
Falmouth (money) 166 16
Fowey (money 9l. 9s.d., bonds 9l. 14s.d.) 19 4
Gweek (money) 10 0 0
Harwich (money) 8 4
Hull (money) 140 10
Ilfracombe (money) 8 14 9
Ipswich (money) 8 4 10
Lancaster (money) 1,783 1 1
Liverpool (money 34l. 11s. 8d., bonds 1,810l. 17s. 11¾d.) 1,845 9
Looe (money) 4 12
Lyme (money) 4 12
Lynn (money 4,115l. 3s.d., bonds 3,550l. 3s.d.) 7,665 6 9
Milford (money) 12 18
Minehead (money) 12 1
Newcastle (money) 9 19
Penryn (money 153l. 2s. 8d., bonds 452l. 18s.d.) 606 0 10¾
Penzance (money) 8 10
Plymouth (money) 987 12 6
do. (money) 395 3 10½
Poulton (money) 7 9 10¼
Rochester (money) 101 7
Rye (money) 667 14
Southampton 99 16 11½
Stockton (money) 3 2 10
Sunderland (money) 7 13
Swansea (money) 85 11
Truro (money) 22 10 4
Weymouth (money) 74 3 10
Wells (money) 1 10
Whitehaven (money) 9 11
Yarmouth (money) 309 2 10¼
do. (money) 0 9
and upon the several late Collectors following (money):
Boston (John Butler) 500 18 10
do. (Charles Northcote) 71 11
do. (John Clarke) 224 14 3
Bridgwater (Thomas Salter) 105 2 6
do. (Henry Beaumont) 421 16
Bideford (Richard Ustick) 322 18 7
do. (John Bolitho) 627 0
Chichester (James Whitwood) 1,243 10 10
do. (Samuel Bincks) 283 7 11½
Deal (Nathaniel Franklyn) 98 16
do. (James Smith) 821 11 11¼
Dover (Richard Bretton) 8,270 1
do. (Robert Bretton) 3,170 11 10
Exeter (Charles Orchard) 1,050 16
Penryn (Edmund Harry) 127 15
Falmouth (William Peirson) 86 1
do. (George Spry) 339 17
Feversham (Charles Sherman) 328 2 11¾
do. (Nicholas Mattson) 1 4 11½
Fowey (John Dagg) 291 7 0
do. (Charles Jones) 0 6 0
Harwich (Mark Wildbore) 7 6 11
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgman) 8 14 9
Milford (Walter Middleton) 1,051 18
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 30 4
do. (Robert Hebburne) 2 16
Padstow (Charles Anderton) 1 3 0
do. (Gilbert Marshall) 45 18
do. (Francis Leister) 1 10
Penzance (John Williams) 539 5
do. (Charles Jones) 39 11
Poole (William Bowles) 47 3 4
do. (George Savile) 405 14
Portsmouth (John Weaver) 930 6 3
Poulton (Thomas Nosworthy) 0 0
Rochester (John Moore) 210 3 0
Rye (Christopher Eyre) 10 15 11¾
do. (Francis Lightfoot) 90 9
do. (Robert Manley) 181 9
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 957 10
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnell) 2,208 5
Stockton (Sir Henry Brabant) 124 2
Swansea (Alexander Trotter) 665 15 5
Truro (Nicholas Saunders) 45 1 11¾
Weymouth (George Pley, sen.) 84 19 4
do. (Lodowick Jackson) 189 15
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Whitby (Thomas Shipton) 0 2 0
do. (Gerrard Fox) 73 19 6
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 31 12 9
do. (John Fotherby) 3 19 1
do. (Joseph Sewell) 35 6 3
total outports 56,041 13 11¼
total 85,316 7
and so this Accomptant is Quit.
Declared 9 April 1715.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1170.
HENRY FERNE, Accomptant, as Customs Cashier.
25 December 1707 to 25 December 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remains, in money nil he being in surplusage; but in bonds remaining in his hands:
for the duties which determined Mich. 1701 9,148 0 10
ditto which determined 31 July 1706 15,313 14
ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1706 6,593 16 0
and in transport debentures: for the duties which determined Mich. 1701 4,243 3
total of arrears: 35,298 14
sums charged upon this Accomptant by Rowland Holt, Comptroller General of the Accompts of the Customs, as received by this Accomptant from the Receivers and Collectors of this Duty within the said time:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver on Wine there, in money 107,894l. 3s.d., and in bonds 6,783l. 18s.d.; in both 114,678 1 10
and for interest on bonds 22 4
114,700 5 10¾
Outports:
Barnstaple 22 10 10
Bridgwater 302 6
Bristol 1,414 5 0
ditto 1,470 0 0
ditto 850 0 0
Bideford 320 0 0
Chester 745 9 0
Chichester 9 14
Colchester 215 9 4
Cowes 55 5
Dartmouth 664 14
Dover 179 5 3
ditto 847 15 0
ditto 960 1
Exeter 2,320 16
Falmouth 128 14 2
Feversham 6 0 0
Gweek 44 17 10¾
Harwich 2 19 11½
ditto 0 15
Hull 2,695 5
Lancaster 165 7 10
Liverpool 185 0 0
ditto 418 12 9
ditto 61 7
Lyme 66 6
Lynn 3,914 4
Milford 5 10
Minehead 70 2 10½
Newcastle 792 5
Penryn 342 16
Penzance 157 10
Plymouth 672 9 10
ditto 100 0 0
Poole 59 12 10¼
Portsmouth 112 6 3
Rochester 65 0 0
St. Ives 30 3
Southampton 3,965 6
Swansea 4 3
Truro 0 2 8
Weymouth 452 14 0
Whitehaven 197 19
Yarmouth 122 16 9
25,218 5 1
total London and outports 139,918l. 10s. 11¾d.
money received for the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar in Scotland 4,835 8 11
total charge and receipts £180,052 14
Discharge.
Surplusage as at the foot of the last Accompt 150 2 1
repayments for damaged and defective wines 6,044 8 10
salaries: extra clerks 50l.; Auditor's fee to Edward Harley 25l.; to Thomas Andrews, Horatio Mitchell, Samuel Gellibrand and William Hays, Examiners of the outport books 30l. 105 0 0
money discharged by Act of Parliament:
on bonds by Benjamin Nicholls, merchant 2,375 16
on bonds by John Cross, merchant 3,697 11
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer (detailed by dates): £ s. d.
out of impositions ending Michaelmas 1701 114 19 2
ditto ending 31 July 1706 2,427 11 11½
ditto commencing 1 Aug. 1706 129,212 19 3
131,755 10
ditto out of the new impositions in Scotland 4,835 8 11½
total payments and allowances £148,963 17 11¼
and so remains 31,088 16
bonds remaining in the Accomptant's hands 26,995 15 4
transport debentures ditto 4,243 3
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 150 2 5
Declared 6 April 1710.