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'Declared Accounts: Customs, General Account', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. CCCI-CCCXXVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90769 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: QUEEN'S PENSIONS.
Pipe Office, Roll 2723, and Audit Office, Bundle 1923, Roll 6, cover the period from 25 March 1707 to 25 March 1709 and will be found extracted in Volume XXII.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: CASH ACCOUNT.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 780, ROLL 953.
Henry Ferne, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
For the year 26 Dec. 1708 to 25 Dec. 1709.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains: in the hands of this accomptant bonds in his hands: 5,436 10 2
for arrears of Customs ended 26 Dec. 1699 4,876 16 5
for arrears of Customs commencing 26 Dec. 1699 62,462 15 10½
for new Additional Impositions 3,462 6
for new Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage ending 1st Feb. 1699 1,861 7
for new Subsidy ending 8 March 1701–2 2,962 6
for new Subsidy commencing 8 March 1701–2 52,115 13
for additional new Subsidy ending 8 March 1706–7 2,024 18
for additional new Subsidy commencing 8 March 1706–7 16,159 11
for new Duty on Coals and Culme ending 14 May 1703 19 15 0
for Coals and Culme commencing 15 May 1703 141 17 11
for Coals and Culme commencing 15 May 1708 2,446 16 8
148,534 5 2
Transport debentures taken for Customs ending 26 Dec. 1699 1,357 4
Imprests depending on persons named at the foot of the preceding accompt 605 0 0
(Total Remains 155,932l. 19s.d.)
Money received by this accomptant out of the Customs and Subsidies.
Out of the Customs which determined 26 Dec. 1699. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
interest on Transport Debentures in his hands: the proportion whereof to be applied to this Duty is 52 14
London port:
Grand Receipt 460,546 0 8
Receiver Outwards 14,385 1 7
leather outwards 1,101 3 11
interest on bonds 10 7 10
interest on Transport Debentures 32 2
476,074 16
Outports:
Bristol 1,262 7
25,191 11
Beaumaris 471 1
Bideford 308 8 9
Barnstaple 662 16 11
Chester 487 7 7
12 10
Carlisle 389 0 0
Deal 0 1 0
Dover 4 3
Exeter 451 10 5
Gloucester 5 15 11¾
2 6 6
Hull 2 0 2
Hull 3,793 17 6
Liverpool 317 14 6
11,701 1 11
2,305 8
Lynn [Regis] 100 0 0
Lyme [Regis] 823 13 6
Lancaster 60 14 10¼
Minehead 84 4 1
Malden 9 6
Newcastle 400 0 0
6,404 0 7
Padstow 10 0 0
Portsmouth 709 10
Plymouth 1 0
1,934 9
Penryn 944 19
Poole 370 0 0
Stockton 13 2 3
889 15 7
Shoreham 78 15 0
1 6
Sunderland 1,866 9 10¾
Southampton 359 16
Swanzey 40 0 0
Whitehaven 169 5 6
220 0 0
2,641 15 8
Weymouth 51 16 6
Yarmouth 23 3
65,575 19
541,703 9
Additional Impositions.
London port:
Grand Receipt 22,944 10 9
Plantation Receipt 3,679 15
wine receipt 1,111 11
27,735 17 8
Outports:
Bristol 264 3 4
2,569 0 11½
Bridgewater 1 5 4
Beaumaris 2 17 3
Bideford 54 17 11¼
Barnstaple 36 1 10
Boston 1 9
Berwick 0 1
Colchester 60 17
Cowes 73 0
Chester 136 7 6
100 0 0
Deal 2 5 5
4 19 10½
8 3
Dover 17 8
Dartmouth 189 8 7
Exeter 235 6 7
Falmouth 26 15 8
70 16
176 0 0
Feversham 0 1
Fowey 2 8
Hull 669 13
Harwich 59 0
Ipswich 14 7
Liverpool 190 0 0
Lynn [Regis] 30 0 0
Looe 8 1
Lyme 20 0 0
Lancaster 49 1 8
Milford 6 8 2
Minehead 7 5 0
Malden 1 9 1
Newcastle 540 11
Portsmouth 791 8
Penzance 58 13 11½
Plymouth 449 16 10¾
575 1 2
Penryn 48 14
Poulton 2 10 3
Poole 51 1 11¼
Rochester 700 7 11½
Stockton 106 2 7
Sunderland 8 2
Scarborough 37 14
Southampton 1,925 11
Sandwich 12 5
Wells 31 11 11
Whitby 4 11
Weymouth 150 0 0
Yarmouth 271 8 10
38,590 11
For the new Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage. Out of the new Subsidy which determined the 1st February 1699–1700:
Bristol 9 3 5
Bideford 34 19
Bridgwater 15 11 8
Liverpool 227 12 11
Southampton 8 12 1
Truro 65 3
361 2
Out of the new Subsidy which determined the 8th March 1701–2:
Milford 1 10 0
Out of the new Subsidy which commenced 8 March 1701–2.
London Port:
Grand Receipt 134,519 7
Plantation Receipt 32,295 11
Plantation Receipt (bonds) 88,547 19
wine receipt 45,046 16 10
interest on bonds 6 1 7
300,415 16
Outports:
Bristol 50 0 0
573 10 3
Bristol 28,765 1 7
Bridgwater 273 5 11¾
Beaumaris 66 0
Bideford 772 14
Bridlington 11 1 7
Barnstaple 302 18
Boston 79 3
Berwick 47 0 11¼
Colchester 239 7 9
Cowes 324 4
Chester 535 5
Chester 250 2 8
Carlisle 278 15 0
Chichester 0 1 11
Deal 79 5
Deal 106 14
Deal 8 5
Dover 262 0
Dartmouth 0 8
Dartmouth 80 3 1
Exeter 2,032 9 8
Falmouth 360 2
Falmouth 106 13 0
Feversham 0 10 11¼
Fowey 49 13
Gweek 18 8
Hull 2,432 2 9
Harwich 144 11
Ilfracombe 18 0 0
Ipswich 44 7
St. Ives 36 16
Lynn 1,086 18 11¾
399 0 0
Liverpool 6,427 10 0
Liverpool 629 0 0
Looe 10 14 6
Lyme 990 0 0
Lancaster 712 0
Milford 37 3 10½
Minehead 385 0 0
Malden 11 6 3
Newcastle 1,968 12
Portsmouth 1,645 11 11¾
Penzance 18 5 1
Plymouth 221 10
1,898 11
872 6 6
Penryn 819 9
Poulton 5 4
Poole 393 4 7
Rye 68 12 5
Rochester 798 12 0
Shoreham 5 2 10
Stockton 226 14
Sunderland 55 15 2
Scarborough 85 14
Southampton 1,189 4 10
Sandwich 129 13
Truro 5 4
26 8
13 0 7
Wells 46 9
Whitby 16 8
Whitby 12 5 1
Whitehaven 1,334 1
Weymouth 652 0
Yarmouth 1,456 17
62,803 1 10
Out of the Additional or One Third Subsidy [of Tonnage and Poundage] which determined the 8th of March 1706–7:
interest on bonds 1 19 0
Bristol 139 0 0
Dover 4 17
Newcastle 75 0 0
Portsmouth 27 16
Truro 16 16 8
Whitehaven 30 0 0
295 9
For the First Additional Subsidy or One Third Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage.
London:
Grand Receipt 44,720 1 2
Planntation Receipt 10,071 16 4
Planntation Receipt (bonds) 30,039 3
Wine Receipt 15,860 0 0
100,691 1
Outports: £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Bristol 0 13
9,585 14
Bridgwater 91 2
Beaumaris 59 19
Bideford 512 9 11½
Bridlington 3 13 10¼
Barnstaple 66 10
Boston 26 7
Berwick 15 13 8
Colchester 78 0
Cowes 21 15
Chester 120 8 5
12 12
Chichester 0 0 8
Deal 26 8 11
34 10 7
2 15
Dover 99 7 11½
Dartmouth 0 2
6 10
Exeter 678 8
Falmouth 18 6
39 17
18 1
Feversham 0 3
Fowey 12 0 10¼
Gweek 5 13 11¾
Hull 710 4
Harwich 43 10
Ipswich 24 15
St. Ives 19 5 10¼
Lynn 361 11 6
163 13 6
Liverpool 2,074 10 0
168 0 0
Looe 0 18
Lyme 281 10 0
Lancaster 179 17 1
Milford 14 16
Minehead 157 16
Malden 3 0 9
Newcastle 677 13 3
Portsmouth 527 17 10½
Penzance 14 8
Plymouth 298 15 0
982 2 9
Plymouth 601 8
Penryn 73 5
Poulton 1 14
Poole 158 6 3
Rye 22 17
Rochester 255 6 0
Shoreham 1 13
Stockton 98 17
Sunderland 20 10 11½
Scarborough 28 11
Southampton 145 0
Sandwich 42 19
Truro 12 8 11
2 2 11¼
Wells 15 9
Whitehaven 50 0 0
476 17 9
Whitby 4 1
Weymouth 85 3 3
Yarmouth 472 11 10
20,611 12 7
121,598 3 0
For the Second Additional or Two Thirds Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage.
London:
Grand Receipt 61,190 14 4
Plantation Receipt 1,648 9
Wine Receipt 29,476 9 0
92,315 12
Outports:
Bristol 196 19
4,920 7
Bridgwater 182 3 11½
Beaumaris 9 16 7
Bideford 445 18 8
Bridlington 7 7
Barnstaple 22 13
Boston 50 8
Berwick 31 7
Colchester 99 19 1
Cowes 43 18 3
Chester 201 19
100 0 0
Chichester 0 1
Deal 52 1
24 15 2
5 10 3
Dover 191 0 8
Dartmouth 0 4 11¾
Dartmouth 12 0 10½
Exeter 1,079 8
Feversham 0 7
Fowey 26 11
Gweek 6 13 0
Hull 1,058 14
Harwich 77 13
Ipswich 37 19
St. Ives 24 10 11½
Lynn 1,147 0 10¾
376 18 1
Liverpool 600 0 0
Looe 1 17
Lancaster 22 14 11½
Minehead 272 19 11
Malden 6 1 7
Newhaven 6 1 5
Newcastle 1,099 4 10
Portsmouth 888 15
Penzance 8 16
Plymouth 378 17
155 0 6
Penryn 87 18 11½
Poulton 3 9
Poole 67 13 11½
Rye 46 5
Rochester 579 13
Shoreham 3 7
Stockton 145 18 9
Sunderland 37 0
Scarborough 57 0 11¾
Southampton 290 5
Sandwich 54 1
Truro 21 5 6
Wells 30 19 10¼
Whitehaven 40 0 0
Whitby 8 3
Weymouth 100 0 0
Yarmouth 54 0 0
451 19
15,954 6
108,269 18
For the Duties on Coffee, Tea &c.
The new Duty on Coffee, tea &c. which commenced 1 May 1701.
London port:
Grand Receipt 26,362 15
Plantation Receipt 3,291 10 7
29,654 5
Outports:
Bristol 8 14 6
3,716 14
Bideford 0 5 9
Cowes 6 7 2
Deal 162 10 0
Exeter 100 16
Falmouth 16 4 10¾
Harwich 1 13 9
Newcastle 0 16 0
Plymouth 16 18 4
50 0 0
Southampton 32 8 0
Weymouth 310 0 0
Yarmouth 42 5 7
4,465 15 1
The new Additional Duty on Coffee, tea &c.
London port:
Grand Receipt 39,302 15
Plantation Receipt 2,641 1 3
41,943 16
Outports:
Bristol 49 12
993 4
Bridgwater 0 7 6
Bideford 2 7
Cowes 6 7 2
Chester 0 6
Deal 162 10 0
Dover 2 5 0
Exeter 66 1
Hull 0 12 8
Harwich 1 17 8
Newcastle 2 5 11¼
Portsmouth 25 0 0
Plymouth 23 2
50 0 0
Penryn 713 12 6
Yarmouth 44 10 7
2,142 4 3
78,206 1 10
For the Tonnage Duty on English ships.
Bideford port 68 6
Truro port 57 8 11¾
125 15
For the Tonnage Duty on French ships.
Minehead port 24 10 5
Sandwich port 3 12 6
Truro port 0 10 0
227 19
For the Duty of 25l. per ton on French prize wine.
London port:
Wine Receipt 3,632 7
Outports:
Arundel 100 0 0
Bristol 25 3 5
Colchester 28 5
Deal 13 15
Dartmouth 427 18 2
Exeter 0 6 8
Harwich 12 0 1
Lyme 34 15 4
Portsmouth 63 18 6
Plymouth 719 0 8
Southampton 6,082 1
Yarmouth 18 12
11,158 4
For the Duty on Whale Fins which determined 10 July 1706.
Bideford port 0 4 0
Falmouth port 2 5 11½
2 9 11½
For the Duty on Whale Fins which determined 11 July 1706.
London port:
Grand Receipt 3,950 12 6
Plantation Receipt 206 18 7
4,157 11 1
Outports:
Bristol 8 11 7
Carlisle 160 0 0
Hull 11 16 3
Ipswich 5 1
Newcastle 32 14
Scarborough 0 3 0
218 7
41,378 8
For the new Duty on White Woollen Cloth.
London port:
Sir John Crispe, Receiver 36 5 0
Richard Miller, Collector there 1,142 12 6
1,178 17 6
For the Duty on Coals which determined 17 May 1696.
Bideford port 39 10 6
For the Duty on Coals which determined the 14 May 1703.
Lynn Regis port 1,414 10 10¼
Stockton port 22 18 3
1,437 8
For the Duty on Coals which determined the 14 May 1708.
London port 8 1
Boston 40 0 0
Berwick 0 0
Exeter 0 10 0
Feversham 35 3 6
Gloucester 59 12 11½
Ipswich 76 16 7
Minehead 87 13 1
307 18 6
For the Duty on Coals which commenced 15 May 1708.
London port:
Richard Peirce, Receiver 91,729 12 3
(bonds) 35 16 11¼
91,765 9
Outports.
Arundel 24 5 2
Bristol 3 11 6
116 11
Bridgewater 1,767 18
Beaumaris 179 2
Bideford 469 2 8
Bridlington 172 5 1
338 0 0
Barnstaple 1,079 2 7
Boston 2,460 8
Berwick 0 15 10
Colchester 1,139 9
Cowes 96 8
Chichester 43 19
Deal 373 9 10¼
121 4 11
Deal 183 0
Dover 617 7
Dartmouth 3 18
36 11 7
Exeter 498 5
Falmouth 43 4 5
Falmouth 83 4 9
Feversham 635 19
Fowey 0 8
Gloucester 162 12
Gloucester 112 4
Gweek 3 5 10
Hull 1,393 17
Harwich 1,111 13
Ilfracombe 172 8 6
Ipswich 1,322 12
St. Ives 385 5
Leigh 100 0 0
Lynn 6,560 0 11½
Lynn 3,191 4
Looe 6 2 9
Lancaster 54 7 11¼
Minehead 409 0
Malden 776 14 5
Padstow 160 0 0
Portsmouth 1,415 11
Penzance 4 5
Plymouth 172 11
Plymouth 271 13 0
Penryn 34 18 4
Poole 11 13 11¼
Rye 13 19
Rochester 1,312 7 6
Shoreham 26 14 11
Stockton 71 17
Scarborough 490 4
Southampton 617 13 2
Sandwich 1,132 0 2
Truro 18 11 10
20 0 0
Wells 933 5
Whitby 1,341 2
Weymouth 90 0 0
Yarmouth 1,176 1
9,849 3
45,413 2
138,963 8
For the Duty on Paper.
Bideford port 0 6 1
Ipswich 10 17 5
Minehead 3 2 3
14 5 9
For the Impost on Leather.
Bideford 17 9
Carlisle 7 12
Milford 2 10 0
Plymouth 3 15 0
Swansea 3 5 3
Weymouth 0 16 0
35 8
For the 15 per cent. on Muslins &c.
London port 44,766 19 0
For the Coinage Duty.
London port:
wine 5,316 12 1
brandy and mum 141 8 11
5,458 1 0
Outports:
Bristol 1 1 1
360 6
Bridgwater 6 14 10½
Beaumaris 0 0 2
Bideford 36 11 4
29 18 2
Barnstaple 1 8 10
Boston 0 16 4
Colchester 3 10
Cowes 5 9
Chester 71 10
Deal 9 4 11¼
0 17
Dover 86 11 4
25 4
Dartmouth 0 0 10½
8 19 10¼
Exeter 123 2
Fowey 0 9
Hull 154 18
Harwich 6 13
Ipswich 0 8 10½
Lynn 110 0 0
71 18 11½
Looe 0 12 0
Lyme 2 17
Minehead 0 10
Newcastle 6 19
Portsmouth 144 12 0
Penzance 3 0 10
Plymouth 40 0 0
66 3 9
25 0 6
Penryn 8 0 11½
Poulton 0 7
Poole 3 5
Rye 9 15 3
Shoreham 0 1 3
Stockton 0 6 7
Southampton 234 10
Swanzey 5 15 5
Truro 1 1
Weymouth 18 0 0
Yarmouth 20 3 11½
1,708 2 8
7,166 3 8
The Duty of Four and a Half per cent [in Barbados and the Leeward Islands].
Thomas Scott, husband for Plantation goods 10,905 12 2
For the new Enumerated Duties.
John Moor, Collector at Philadelphia in Pennsylvania 68 11 11
Robert Quary, Collector at James River in Virginia 386 1 3
Peter Beckford, Collector at Jamaica 64 1 10
Samuell Lowman, Collector in Pensylvania 122 14
John Jekyll, Collector at Boston in New England 125 0 0
William Gerrish, Collector at Montserrat 648 16
1,414 16
Money received for the New Duties of 5 per cent. on East India Goods granted 9–10 Wm. III., 44, clause 76, to be paid to the East India Company for the maintenance of Ambassadors: within the time of this accompt 97,728 15 6
total charge and receipts £1,725,976 2 10
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
salaries, London port 27,514 7 3
fees and allowances, London port 7,061 10 7
patent officers of the outports 2,573 16 9
Customs officers, detailed, in the Plantations 2,781 10 5
annual and accidental payments for Exchequer fees &c., &c. 2,419 14 8
allowances to examiners of outport books, auditors &c.; apportioned in amounts detailed to the respective Duties as above 9,861 11
incidents, London port 27,147 16 4
payments for damaged and over-entered goods 16,159 5 11
ditto for portage money 2,740 5 0
ditto on drawback debentures for goods exported 362,482 13
381,382 4
bonds cancelled and discharged 67 12 8
the produce of the 5 per cent. on East India goods re-paid to the East India Company and allowed by a Treasury warrant of 15 June 1703 97,728 15 6
payments into the Exchequer, detailed:
on the Customs which determined 26 Dec. 1699 52 14
on ditto which commenced 26 Dec. 1699 273,464 273,464 15 10
on the new Additional Impositions on poundage goods 34,067 0
on the new Subsidy which determined 1 Feb. 1699–1700 412 11 7
on ditto which determined 8 March 1701–2 34 19 2
on ditto which commenced 8 March 1701–2 232,723 10 9
on the Additional or One Third Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage 78,705 3 4
on the Second Additional Subsidy or Two Thirds Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage 85,863 6
on the new Duty on Coffee and Tea 32,336 10
on the new Duty on Coffee, Tea &c. 14,187 0
on the Tonnage Duty on English ships 125 15 8
on the Tonnage Duty on French ships 23 12 10
on the Second 25 per cent. on French goods 197 19
on the 25 per cent. on French prize wines 11,128 4 9
on the Duty on Whale Fins which determined 10 July 1706 2 9 11½
on ditto which commenced 10 July 1706 4,078 16 1
on the Duty on White Woollen Cloths 1,178 7 6
on the Duty on Coals ended 17 May 1696 39 10 6
on the Duty on Coals ended 14 May 1703 1,437 8
on the Duty on Coals ended 14 May 1708 445 19 8
on the Duty on Coals beginning 15 May 1708 134,937 5 1
on the Duty on Paper 9 5
on the Impost on Leather 0 2 8
on the 15 per cent. on Muslins 5,248 3
on the Coinage Duty 6,842 7 8
on the Four and a Half per cent. Duty 3,830 14 2
on the Enumerated Duties 1,394 16 6
922,769 2 5
super allowed as short paid to Capt. Spicer Harris 50 0 0
total of payments and allowances £1,481,358 2
Remains 244,618l. 0s.d.
£ s. d.
[Whereof]
bonds remaining in this accountant's hands for arrears of Customs on the various subsidies &c., detailed as above 235,398 2 2
Transport Debentures remaining in this accomptant's hands 1,357 4
depending upon sundry persons, detailed, for services and charges: viz. in the account of John Knight, late Cashier of Customs, Michaelmas 1696 to 23 Oct. 1697 475 0 0
ditto in the account of Richard Hutchinson, late same 50 0 0
ditto on riding officers in Kent 30 0 0
£237,310 6
So this accomptant remains indebted £7,307 14 0
Declared 11 Feb. 1711.
CUSTOMS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
26 Dec. 1708 to 25 Dec. 1709. By Rowland Holt, Comptroller General of the Accompts of the Customs.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS PIPE, ROLL 949.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains:
in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors of Customs:
for Tonnage and Poundage: London port, money and bonds 89,649 8 10¾
for Tonnage and Poundage: Outports, money and bonds 93,825 7
for the Duties on Tea and Coffee in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors thereof 2,977 15
for the Additional Duty on Coffee &c. 1,629 5
for the Tunnage Duty on French ships in the hands of the Collectors 145 2
for the new Subsidy ended 1 Feb. 1699–1700 24,228 16
for the new Subsidy ended 8 March 1701–2 6,965 3
for the new Subsidy from 8 March 1701–2 126,993 6
for the One Third Subsidy which expired at 8 March 1706–7 13,002 6
for the One Third Subsidy from 8 March 1706–7 38,862 7 5
for the Two Thirds Subsidy 15,303 4 10
for the Additional Impositions on Poundage Goods 34,116 16
for the Impost of 15 per cent. on India goods 1 14
for the French Duty of the second 25 per cent. and per tun 15,824 15 11
for the Duty of 25l. per tun of French prize wines 863 7
for the Coinage Duty 1,757 8 11¾
for the Duty on Scotch Linen and Whale Fins 3,879 3
470,085 11
to Receipts. £ s. d.
For the Customs and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage.
London port:
Thomas Crisp, Receiver of the Grand receipt outwards 14,385 1 7
on white woollen goods 1,178 17 6
on leather 1,101 3 11
Sir John Shaw, grand receipt inwards 168,246 1
ditto for wines and vinegar 75,119 17
ditto for Plantation goods 206,038 16
466,069 18
In the Outports:
Arundel 7 4 9
Barnstaple 2,009 1
Beaumaris 879 3 10¾
Berwick 71 5
Boston 104 2
Bridgwater 313 10 1
Bridlington 0 1 6
41 15
Bristol 61,078 10 2
Bideford 2,843 17
Carlisle 0 2 0
Chester 628 8
1,352 13 9
Chichester 37 7 11¼
Colchester 266 1
Cowes 1,194 0
Dartmouth 207 8
Deal 1,177 12
30 15
Dover 1,105 1 10
Exeter 3,420 7
Falmouth 13 2 2
661 6
Feversham 273 17
Fowey 47 18
Gloucester 2 6 6
2 6
2 10
Gweek 23 1
Harwich 199 0 4
Hull 7,237 2 6
Ilfracombe 39 11
Ipswich 53 18
Lancaster 2,762 13
Liverpool 25,125 7
12,013 6
Looe 13 0 6
Lyme 2,059 12 11¼
Lynn 1,135 1 5
1,013 5 11¼
Maldon 10 11 6
Milford 833 0
108 14 2
Minehead 488 10
Newcastle 9,660 9
Newhaven 5 9
Penryn 1,737 15 10
Penzance 131 5
Plymouth 1,886 15
2,622 6
Poole 713 15
Portsmouth 1,936 6
Poulton 1 16
Rochester 935 16
Rye 123 1
St. Ives 90 8
Sandwich 356 19
Scarborough 62 3
Shoreham 3 16 0
Southampton 2,006 5 11¼
Stockton 1,310 7 8
Sunderland 2,127 2 10½
Swanzey 44 18
63 7 2
Truro 87 0
Wells 80 11
Weymouth 1,558 10 10
Whitby 20 10
Whitehaven 11,062 12
Yarmouth 1,894 2
172,000 18
638,070 16 10
The new Duties on Coffee and Tea.
London port:
grand receipt 22,032 14 11
Plantation receipt 3,291 10 7
25,324 5 6
Outports:
Bristol 5,440 8 3
Cowes 21 8 1
Deal 175 7 0
Exeter 51 16
Falmouth 149 0 0
Harwich 51 0 9
Hull 9 3 0
Liverpool 2 0 0
39 11 0
Lynn 1 4 10¾
Newcastle 2 17 0
Plymouth 16 18 4
189 2
Portsmouth 0 18 0
Rochester 3 15 0
Southampton 32 8 0
Weymouth 339 11 6
Whitehaven 0 12 0
Yarmouth 27 8
6,506 1
31,830 7
The New Additional Duty on Coffee and Tea.
London port:
grand receipt 31,774 17 6
Plantation receipt 2,641 1 3
34,415 18 9
Outports:
Bristol 1,528 16
Bideford 0 4 0
Chester 2 15
Cowes 21 8 1
Deal 75 7 0
1 6 2
Exeter 52 18
Falmouth 149 0 0
4 18
Harwich 2 15 8
Hull 9 8
Lancaster 0 4 8
Liverpool 10 10 4
41 11 8
Lynn 0 4
Newcastle 5 16
Penryn 747 5 0
Plymouth 20 16 3
78 18
Portsmouth 30 0 4
Rochester 8 19 5
Southampton 0 2
Whitehaven 4 12 10½
Yarmouth 27 13
2,926 14
37,342 13
New Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage from 8 March 1701–2.
London port:
grand receipt 131,904 19
Plantation goods 111,443 13 5
wines 44,996 13 6
288,345 6
Outports:
Arundel 4 15 10½
Barnstaple 1,022 9
Beaumaris 423 3
Berwick 46 18 2
Boston 83 6
Bridgwater 289 0 8
Bridlington 0 1
28 2
Bristol 36,566 14
Bideford 1,566 12
Chester 256 9
522 6
Chichester 19 14
Colchester 182 16 8
Cowes 849 18
Dartmouth 104 17
Deal 612 9 3
26 5 11½
Dover 437 7
Exeter 2,191 0 10
Falmouth 41 9 10
Falmouth 323 12
Feversham 2 4 4
Fowey 34 2 2
Gloucester 0 2 10¼
1 13
Gweek 19 5
Harwich 152 3 10¾
Hull 2,937 3
Ilfracombe 0 5
Ipswich 43 14
Lancaster 1,343 14 11¾
Liverpool 13,077 1 4
6,322 13 10½
Liverpool 6 13 10½
Lyme 1,088 15
Lynn 622 3
601 15
Maldon 8 7 5
Milford 423 12 9
31 11 5
Minehead 440 2
Newcastle 2,090 19
Newhaven 5 9
Penryn 1,029 18
Penzance 34 19
Plymouth 1,014 18 5
1,747 0
Poole 389 1
Portsmouth 1,490 18 4
Poulton 0 5
Rochester 829 16 8
Rye 53 0
St. Ives 51 17 10
Sandwich 214 16
Scarborough 49 13
Shoreham 3 16 10
Southampton 1,134 6
Stockton 235 6 2
Sunderland 56 5
Swanzey 3 17
3 6 10
Truro 25 9 5
Wells 40 4
Weymouth 1,046 0 10¾
Whitby 18 2 10¼
Whitehaven 5,015 13
Yarmouth 1,350 14
90,692 19
379,038 5 10¼
For the First Additional or One Third Subsidy on Tonnage and Poundage which determined 8 March 1706–7.
Fowey port 7 11 9
For the First Additional or One Third new Subsidy on Tonnage and Poundage which commenced from the 8th March 1706–7.
London port.
grand receipt 43,846 2 9
Plantation receipt 36,970 13 2
wines 16,235 0 10½
97,051 16
Outports:
Barnstaple 336 2 0
Beaumaris 141 1
Berwick 15 12
Boston 27 15
Bridgwater 96 6 11
Bridlington 0 0
9 7 7
Bristol 11,918 11 11
Bideford 617 4 3
Chester 85 9
169 5 10¾
Chichester 6 9 5
Colchester 59 3
Cowes 276 2
Dartmouth 9 14
Deal 195 12
8 7
Dover 139 4 3
Exeter 726 6 1
Falmouth 13 16
104 1 11¾
Fowey 8 2
Gloucester 0 11
0 0 11½
Gweek 5 19
Harwich 46 0
Hull 978 11
Ilfracombe 0 1
Ipswich 14 11
Lancaster 420 15
Liverpool 4,321 7
2,081 11 3
Looe 1 1
Lyme 335 8
Lynn 207 7
200 11 6
Malden 2 15 10
Milford 139 3
10 8 11½
Minehead 146 14
Newcastle 695 19 11½
Newhaven 1 16 5
Penryn 256 12
Penzance 4 17 10¼
Plymouth 202 1
Plymouth 523 12
Poole 122 11
Portsmouth 441 0
Poulton 0 1
Rochester 276 1
Rye 17 13
St. Ives 17 5 11¾
Sandwich 69 9
Scarborough 16 8
Shoreham 1 5 4
Southampton 146 2
Stockton 78 8 5
Sunderland 18 15
Swanzey 1 5
Swanzey 1 2
Truro 8 9
Wells 13 8
Weymouth 241 15
Whitby 6 0 11½
Whitehaven 1,669 19
Yarmouth 442 12 11¾
29,064 0 4
126,115 17
For the Second Additional or Two Thirds Subsidy on Tonnage and Poundage.
London port:
grand receipt 59,396 16 11
Plantation goods 1,648 9
wines 29,440 10 5
90,485 16
Outports.
Barnstaple 27 19
Beaumaris 13 17 9
Berwick 31 5
Boston 53 5
Bridgwater 192 13 9
Bridlington 0 0
18 3
Bristol 5,085 11
Bideford 317 19 10½
Chester 170 19
135 14
Chichester 12 18 10¼
62 17 3
Cowes 311 14
Dartmouth 18 10
Deal 32 16
15 14
Dover 102 11
Exeter 1,020 12
Falmouth 27 13
72 2
Fowey 16 4 5
Gloucester 0 1 10¾
1 2 3
Gweek 11 19 3
Harwich 78 4
Hull 1,657 0
Ilfracombe 0 3
Ipswich 26 9
Lancaster 20 3
Liverpool 336 19
245 2 11½
Looe 2 2 11¼
Lyme 33 10
Lynn 407 0
394 3
Maldon 5 11 9
Milford 16 9
17 18 1
Minehead 293 8
Newcastle 951 0
Newhaven 3 12 10
Penryn 65 18
Penzance 9 7
Plymouth 91 2
411 6
Poole 51 7 8
Portsmouth 861 8
Poulton 0 0
Rochester 540 8 10¾
Rye 35 6 10¾
St. Ives 34 11 11
Sandwich 41 17 10¾
Scarborough 33 0 2
Shoreham 2 10 8
Southampton 293 10 11¾
Stockton 103 8
Sunderland 33 10 10¼
Swanzey 2 11
2 4
Truro 16 19
Wells 26 14
Weymouth 252 12
Whitby 12 1 10¾
Whitehaven 83 17 3
Yarmouth 349 8 9
15,604 0 0
106,089 16
For the New Additional Imposition on Poundage goods.
London port:
Plantation receipt 3,679 15
grand receipt 22,853 19
wine receipt 1,111 11
27,647 6
Outports:
Arundel 7 10 0
Barnstaple 0 7
Beaumaris 4 1 5
Berwick 0 0
Boston 3 16
Bridgwater 0 4
Bridlington 0 0
Bristol 2,677 1
Bideford 398 1 0
Chester 72 7
119 9 10¼
Chichester 0 4
Colchester 47 13
Cowes 372 18
Dartmouth 236 1
Deal 4 19 10¼
10 17
Dover 17 4
Exeter 269 0
Falmouth 39 18
224 9
Fowey 27 8
Gloucester 0 2 10¾
1 12 10¾
Gweek 1 8
Harwich 67 4 11
Hull 648 4 10½
Ipswich 5 10 1
Lancaster 89 19 10¼
Liverpool 307 2 6
252 6
Looe 2 13
Lyme 45 6
36 16
Lynn 18 3
Milford 42 8 7
5 0 7
Minehead 29 3
Newcastle 545 4 2
Penryn 5 18 3
Penzance 76 10 10½
Plymouth 1,753 14
1,002 15
Poole 57 4
Portsmouth 935 16
Rochester 577 4
Rye 1 9
St. Ives 1 4
Sandwich 16 9 10¼
Scarborough 10 8
Southampton 1,870 2
Stockton 113 14
Sunderland 7 8
Swanzey 0 4
Weymouth 206 8 11½
Wells 32 6
Whitby 7 5 1
Whitehaven 74 3 11½
Yarmouth 260 12
13,689 12 10
41,336 14
For the second 25 per cent. and per tun on French goods.
Outports:
Minehead 0 13 10½
Penryn 2 2 6
Penzance 2 13
5 10
For the Duty of 25l. per tun on French prize wine.
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver 3,632 7
Outports:
Arundel 25 0 0
Bristol 28 12
Colchester 28 5
Dartmouth 427 18 2
Deal 32 16 3
15 19
Dover 0 5 11
Falmouth 23 10 10½
Harwich 12 0 1
Hull 11 18 1
Lancaster 225 0 0
Lyme 49 12 1
Newcastle 25 0 0
Penzance 66 9
Plymouth 730 18
Poole 29 3 4
Portsmouth 66 15
Sandwich 1 5
Southampton 5,939 14
Weymouth 31 14 11¼
Whitehaven 25 0 0
Yarmouth 22 11
7,819 12
11,451 19
For the Duty on Whale Fins [the Duty on Scotch Linens and Whale Fins.
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver 4,157 11 1
Outports:
Bristol 9 16
Hull 31 10 0
Newcastle 15 11
Whitehaven 1 6 3
57 4
4,215 15
or the Duty of 15 per cent. on [East] India goods.
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards 44,766 19 0
For the Coinage Duty.
London port:
Sir John Shaw, on the wine and vinegar receipt 5,389 10 1
on brandy and mum 143 16 10
5,533 6 11
Outports:
Arundel 1 10
Barnstaple 0 0
Beaumaris 0 0
Boston 0 17 2
Bridgwater 2 2
Bristol 334 9
Bideford 21 2
Chester 25 7
6 2
Chichester 0 3
Colchester 2 16
Cowes 1 7
Dartmouth 9 2
Deal 0 17
1 2 11¾
Dover 25 4
Exeter 118 12
Falmouth 0 2
12 0
Feversham 1 5 2
Fowey 2 7
Gweek 12 11 10½
Harwich 6 12 11¼
Hull 218 6
Ilfracombe 0 0 10
Ipswich 0 10 10¼
Lancaster 5 0 0
Liverpool 37 1
Liverpool 3 9
Looe 0 7 0
Lyme 3 4
Lynn 77 10 10¾
Lynn 69 13
Milford 0 8
Milford 3 1 11
Minehead 0 7
Newcastle 46 13 1
Penryn 0 0 5
Plymouth 33 3
Plymouth 45 15
Poole 1 18
Portsmouth 100 5 10½
Rochester 6 7 9
Rye 8 16 10¾
St. Ives 5 11 0
Sandwich 0 9 10
Southampton 198 11
Stockton 0 6
Sunderland 0 6
Penzance 2 17 11½
Wells 0 4 2
Weymouth 17 1
Whitehaven 0 12 6
Yarmouth 21 1
1,495 6
7,028 13
total Customs due to and collectible by the Receivers and Collectors and either collected by them [in cash] or secured by them [in bonds] 1,427,301l. 0s.d.
received by the Collectors for interest on bonds discharged (items detailed) 529 19
money charged to even the overpayments of late Collectors whose debts on other Duties are discharged by privy seal 365 5 5
overpayments by Collectors and Receivers within the time of this accompt which are to be allowed and discompted in their succeeding accompts:
On account of Customs and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage:
London: Sir John Shaw (wine receipt) 45 14 6
Arundel: Nicholas Eveleigh 48 15
Barnstaple: Robert Rave 62 14
Beaumaris: Lewis William 54 4
Berwick: George Moore 339 16
Boston: Samuel Oldfeild 524 3 1
Bridgwater: William Cornish 92 18
Bridlington: John Bower 51 4
Carlisle:
Joseph Sewell 337 6 3
Daniel Brougham 108 7 0
Chichester: Henry Baker 277 16
Colchester: James Bruce 77 8
Cowes: Thomas Cole 3,389 15
Dartmouth: James Jenkinson 278 7
Deal:
Patrick Mein 527 2
Lancelot Whitehall 2,263 0 0
Dover: John Ball 409 8
Exeter: Robert Score 25 16
Declared Accounts: (Customs (General Account).
Falmouth:
Rawleigh Radford 773 14 11½
Ambrose Thompson and Richard Jennings 907 2
Fowey: Thomas Bulley 261 2
Gloucester: Arnold Aram 9 4
Gweek: Bernard Penrose 231 7 11¾
Harwich: Jacob Bury 121 15
Hull: Hugh Mason 24 2
Ipswich: John Knackstones 94 0
Looe: John Dyer 164 7
Maldon: Peter Robjent 93 11 5
Milford:
Joseph Sewell 319 9 11
William Goodacre 971 9
Newhaven: Alexander Shoebridge 158 15
Padstow: John Bligh 16 14 3
Penzance: Richard Score 349 8 7
Plymouth: David Morris 763 0 9
Poole: William Chamberlain 228 2
Poulton: William Jennings 33 0 9
Rochester: John Pope 344 13 11
Rye: George Schuckburgh 1,595 8 10
St. Ives: Richard Upton 43 9
Sandwich: Jeffry Hafford 132 2 11
Scarborough: John Baines 76 18 8
Shoreham: Abraham Aldersey 80 10 6
Southampton: Francis Medcalfe 388 17
Swanzey:
Mathew Seys 378 2
William Gwyne 177 10 11¾
Truro: Richard Jennings 50 18
Wells: Alexander Middleton 173 2 2
Weymouth: Thomas Bower 209 11
Whitby: George Trother 159 3
Yarmouth: Thomas Moore 527 9
Overpayments by several late Collectors thereof:
London: Philip Marsh 17 4 7
Barnstaple: Thomas Clinton 19 1
Boston:
John Butler 571 0
John Clarke 1,427 4
Bridgwater: Henry Beaumont 785 10
Bristol: John Sansom 5,248 6 7
Bideford:
Richard Astick 1,528 0
John Bolitho 268 10 1
Carlisle:
William Christian 16 0 3
Richard Eaglesfield 2,494 6 8
Chester:
Thomas Tyndale 7 11
Mathew Anderton 5 2
Chichester:
James Whitwood 5,090 7 10¾
Samuel Bincks 1,407 4 11½
Dartmouth: Thomas Jenkinson 1,889 12 11½
Deal: James Smith 988 9 11
Dover:
Richard Bretton 14,205 14
Robert Bretton 4,381 17 10½
Exeter: Charles Orchard 1,563 14 2
Falmouth:
Edmund Harry 96 11 0
George Spry 213 7
William Peirson 1,227 2
Feversham:
Charles Sherman 354 14
Nicholas Matson 280 7
Fowey: John Dagg 1,302 5
Harwich:
Mark Wildbore 139 4
Robert Meadows 1,876 19
Ipswich:
Thomas Bridgman 288 14
Jacob Bury 0 0 1
Lancaster: John Foster 3 17 11½
Lyme: Peter Southwick 38 18 11
Milford: Walter Middleton 10,657 14 10¾
Minehead: Thomas Wolstenholme 724 7
Newhaven: Edward Mann 288 5
Padstow: Francis Leister 517 7
Penzance:
Sidney Bligh 236 16
John Williams 2,904 11
Plymouth:
Thomas Swanton 3,922 3
William Peirson 3,948 3
Poole:
William Jacomb 47 16
John Colquit 9 9 10¾
William Bowles 1,122 13 10¼
John Savile 4,436 5
Penzance: Charles Jones 134 16
Portsmouth: John Weaver 3,303 8 9
Rochester: John Moore 282 3 10¾
Rye:
Robert Manley 230 5 4
Francis Lightfoot 19 14 4
Sandwich: Michael Walford 2,456 4
Scarborough: Richard Wilson 3 4 9
Swanzey: Alexander Trotter 2,162 19 10
Southampton: Adam de Cardonnell 11,248 17
Truro: Nicholas Saunders 263 7 1
Weymouth: Lodowick Jackson 680 10 11
Whitby:
Gerrard Fox 376 18 10¾
James Sedgard 68 10 2
Whitehaven: Richard Marshall 342 0 6
Yarmouth: Thomas Clarke 10 0
116,918 7 10¾
overpayments on account of the new Duty on Coffee, Tea &c. (detailed in manner as above) 4,597 9
ditto on account of the new Additional Duty on Coffee &c. (detailed in manner as above) 8,553 6
ditto on account of the Tonnage Duty on French ships (detailed in manner as above) 22 2
ditto on account of the two expired Subsidies (detailed in manner as above), viz.:
the new Subsidy which expired 1 Feb. 1699–1700 187 11 4
the new Subsidy which expired 8 March 1701–2 2,748 2 1
2,935 13 5
ditto on account of the growing new Subsidy [of Tonnage and Poundage from 8 March 1701–2]: (detailed in manner as above) 6,366 4
ditto on account of the First Additional or One Third Subsidy which determined 8 March 1706–7: detailed in manner as above 839 19
ditto on account of the growing Additional or One Third Subsidy: (detailed in manner as above) 4,218 17
ditto on account of the Second Additional or Two Thirds new Subsidy [of Tonnage and Poundage]: (detailed in manner as above) 100 13 4
ditto on account of the new Additional Impositions: (detailed in manner as above) 12,803 13
ditto on account of the Duty of the Second 25l. per cent. and per tun on French goods: (detailed in manner as above) 53 5 11¼
ditto on account of the 25l. per tun on French prize wines: (detailed in manner as above) 11 9 1
ditto on account of the Duty on Whale Fins [and Scotch linen]: (detailed in manner as above) 47 2 3
ditto on account of the Coinage Duty: (detailed in manner as above) 157 1 11
total of overpayments, 157,626l. 11s. 9d.
overpayments by Lionel Norman, late Collector at Berwick, repaid by the Customs Cashier 29 15 10½
Transport Debenture in the custody of the Receiver General and Cashier of Customs at Xmas 1708, not included in the arrears of the General Accompt ending at Xmas 1708, but more particularly appears on the foot of Mr. Ferne's Cash Account of Customs then ended 1,357 4
sum total of charge and receipts £2,057,295 8 3
Against which
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
money paid to the Receiver General and Cashier of Customs and accounted for in his Cash Account of the Customs for this year 1,234,493 0 9
overpayments on account of the Customs and new Duties at Xmas 1708 143,862 0
salaries, outports, detailed 37,717 14 11
incidents, outports, detailed 24,655 14
allowance for collecting Coinage Duty in London and the outports, detailed 116 18 11
Debentures for re-exports in London and the outports, detailed, for Half Subsidy and Additional Duty on imports and for corn exported 43,464 10 0
62,490 7 11¾
ditto for new Duty on Coffee and Tea 115 5
ditto for new and Additional Duty on Coffee and Tea 1,169 7
ditto for the new Subsidy 29,893 17
ditto for the One Third Subsidy which expired 8 March 1706–7 663 10
ditto on the One Third subsidy from 8 March 1706–7 9,072 4
ditto on the Two Thirds Subsidy 2,133 12
ditto on the new Additional Impositions on Poundage goods 3,693 13
ditto on the Coinage Duty 6 12
total of Debentures, 90,212l. 13s.d. 90,212 13
allowed to merchants for over-entries and damaged goods (ports detailed) 4,856 5
ditto on new Duty on Coffee, Tea &c. 974 1 3
ditto on new Additional Duty on Coffee &c. 314 2
ditto on new Subsidies which determined 1 Feb, 1699–1700 15 14
ditto on the new Subsidy which commenced 8 March 1701–2 2,622 10
ditto on the One Third Subsidy which determined 8 March 1706–7 9 12 2
ditto on the One Third Subsidy from 8 March 1701–2 817 14
for the Two Thirds Subsidy 522 7 2
for the new Additional Impositions 181 9
for the 25l. per tun on French prize wines 53 14
for the Coinage Duty 12 1 5
10,379 14 2
portage money 618 14 0
163,701 9 10
Money discharged on this accompt by privy seal.
money taken up from the Collectors of the Customs (at Exeter, Truro, Fowey, Penryn and Feversham) at the time of the Revolution [of 1688] 2,883 11 9
debts due from late Collectors, detailed, but discharged 8,328 0
11,211 11 11½
Total payments and allowances £1,553,268 2
Remains 504,027l. 5s.d.
whereof. £ s. d. £ s. d.
depending: on Receivers for Customs and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage and Collectors, detailed:
London ports 112,228 5
outports 82,606 15
194,835 0
for new Duty on Coffee &c. 4,058 4 1
for new Additional Duties on Coffee &c. 1,905 12
for the Tonnage Duty on French ships 120 5 0
for the new Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage which determined 1 Feb. 1699–1700 23,800 11
for the new Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage which expired the 8th March 1701–2 6,930 4
for the new Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage which commenced 8 March 1701–2 148,700 13
for the One Third Subsidy which determined the 8th March 1706–7 10,333 6 10½
for the One Third Subsidy which commenced 8 March 1706–7 47,855 3
for the Two Thirds Subsidy 10,536 8
for the new Additional Impositions on Poundage goods 32,971 8 11½
for the second 25l. per cent. and per ton on French goods 15,670 3
for the Duty of 25l. per ton on French prize wines 1,110 0
for the Duty on Scotch linen and whale fins 3,716 10
for the Duty of 15 per cent. on East India goods 1 14
for the Coinage Duty 1,481 17 11
£504,027 5
and so this General Accompt of the Customs for the year ending at Michaelmas 1709 is even and quit.
Memorandum:
In pursuance of an Act of Parliament made in 20 Charles II for the better payment of money received for the Crown the Collectors above mentioned are chargeable with damages after the rate of 12 per cent. per annum for the respective sums by them received and remaining in their hands on the foot of this accompt: here noted to the end the same may be charged upon them by judgment of the Court of Exchequer pursuant to the said Act and an order of the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury dated 1 April 1702 requiring a due execution of the said Act.