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Civil List Debt: Office of Works Debts

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17, 1702. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1939.

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Office of Works Debts

Ibid., p. 106. Observations. The aforesaid grants being all in the time of King Charles II and nothing having been paid thereon in the late King's time (but only on that to the Earl of Bath to 25 March 1691 and that to the Duke of Grafton to March 1689) how far they are to be reckoned as arrears of King William's is humbly submitted,
T 38/193, p. 107. General Post Office Account.
£ s. d.
A grant by Charles II bearing date 19 January 1668–9 to the Duchess of Cleveland and her heirs for ever of 4700l. per an. whereon there is an arrear for 1½ years from Midsummer 1700 to Xmas 1701, the taxes being paid to that time 7050 0 0
A grant by James II dated 24 November 1686 to Richard Grahame Esq. of 250l. per an. for the life of Sir Samuel Moreland and in case he died within 6 years then to hold for the term of 6 years to be accounted from Midsummer 1686: whereof he was paid to Xmas 1688, there remaining unpaid for 6 years 3 quarters and 43 days from 13 Feb. 1688–9 to Xmas 1695 1716 19
A grant by James II bearing date 24 November 1686 to Sir Richard Allibone of 250l. per an. for the life of Mr. James Corker and in case he died within the space of 6 years then to hold for the term of 6 years to be accounted from Midsummer 1686: whereof he was paid to Xmas 1688; remaining unpaid for 13 years from Xmas 1688 to Xmas 1701 of Mr. James Corker lived to that time 3250 0 0
A grant dated 15 August 1691 to the Earl of Bath of 2500l. per an. during his natural life whereof he was paid to Michaelmas 1692; remaining unpaid from that time to 24 June 1701, he dying in August following; being 8 years and 3 quarters (Sir John Stanley administrator) 21875 0 0
Total in the Post Office Account £33891 19
Observation. The first of these grants being in the time of King Charles II and the two next in the time of King James II and nothing paid thereon in the late King's time (but only to the Duchess of Cleveland to Midsummer 1700), how far they are to be reckoned an arrear of King William's is humbly submitted.
Ibid., p. 109. The Office of the Works Account.
The several debts due upon the Books in the Office of her Majesty's Works in Scotland Yard to several persons for work done, services performed, and goods delivered for the service of his late Majesty King William at Hampton Court, Kensington, Whitehall, St. James's, Westminster, Tower of London etc. and for several other works done in the Gardens at Hampton Court and Kensington and also in the Gardens and Plantations at Windsor from the last of December 1699 to the 8th March 1701–2 inclusive [being 2 years and 66 days or 797 days].
£ s. d.
John Alingham carpenter; for bills 108 0 4
Robert Aldersey for bills for water engines etc. 79 17 0
Auditors of Imprests 797 days wages: at 30l. per an. 65 10 0
Charles Atherton, Serjeant Plumber, for bills 1667 15
Robert Ball, sawyer, for bills 123 15 4
John Ball, clerk of the Works at Hampton Court: wages 797 days 89l. 13s. 3d. incidents 33l. 6s. 6d. 122 19 9
Robert Bedoe, Under Housekeeper at Whitehall: bills 3 7 6
Michael Bigglestone, labourer, bills 15 1 0
Edward Brooker, labourer, bills 75 5 2
Thomas Bateman, clerk of the Works at Winchester: wages 797 days 89l. 13s. 3d.; incidents 29l. 11s. 9d. 119 5 0
John Barrett, pumpmaker, bills 128 13 10
Humphrey Brown, slater, bills 217 6 3
Tilimont Bobart, labourer, bills 2 3 4
Robert Burford, carpenter, bills 242 6 10½
Mathew Banks, master carpenter; wages 312 days at 5s. 11d. per diem 92l. 6s. 0d.; incidents 72l. 1s. 5d. 164 7 5
John Churchill, carpenter, bills 1486 7 1
Tobias Clarkson, carpenter (William Rice, assignee of the executors), ditto 81 16 3
Charles Charter, mattlayer; bills 239 19 10
Samuell Carr, stationer; bills 42 16 6
carpenters at Winchester; bills 14 1 0
T38/193, p. 110. John Cole, glazier; bills 122 0 6
Peter Cousine, gilder; bills 90 1 2
William Deeplowe, labourer; bills 23 2 2
John Dissell for disbursements 5 0 0
William Dickinson senr., clerk [to the Works]; wages 797 days 112l. 18s. 2d.; incidents 3l. 8s. 0d. 116 6 2
William Dickinson junr., clerk of the Works at Greenwich, 761 days at 2s. 3d. per diem 85l. 12s. 3d.; incidents 27l. 14s. 3d. 113 6 6
Thomas Dunk, ironmonger; bills 910 8 11
William Edge for labourers digging and carting etc.; bills 299 1
Jasper English, Under Housekeeper at Hampton Court: bills 0 7 6
Alexander Fort, master joiner [to the Works] 797 days wages 59l. 15s. 6d.; bills 1555l. 0s. 4d. 1614 15 10
John Fisher, woodmonger; bills 43 10 8
John Grove, master plasterer [to the Works] 797 days wages 79l. 14s. 0d.; bills 848l. 6s. 10½d. 928 0 10½
Leonard Gammon, senr., clerk of the Works at Whitehall; 797 days wages 185l. 19s. 4d.; incidents 70l. 12s. 0d. 256 11 4
Leonard Gammon, junr., labourer; bills 108 10 0
Nicholas Goodwin, brickmaker; bills 196 15 6
Grinlin Gibbons, master carver; bills 425 16
James Grove, carpenter; bills 2611 15 11¾
John Garret, for sand 0 15 0
Richard Goodwin, labourer; bills 2 11 8
Richard Green, labourer; bills 2 11 8
Robert Hargrage, labourer; bills 2 11 8
Nicholas Hawkesmore, clerk of the Works at Kensington; 797 days' wages 89l. 13s. 3d.; incidents 151l. 15s. 4½d. 241 8
Phillip Harris, locksmith; bills 2 7 8
Edward Harris, labourer; bills 1 0 0
Charles Hopson, Purveyor and Joiner [to the Works] 297 days wages 142l. 15s. 11d.; bills 8706l. 9s. 6d. 8849 5 5
Charles Houghton, clerk Itinerant [to the Works]; 797 days' wages 109l. 3s. 4d.; incidents 21l. 13s. 6d. 130 16 10
Edward Howard, labourer; bills 2 3 4
Ibid, p. 111. Thomas Herbert, clockmaker; bills 9 15 6
John Hurst for labourers' work; bills 12 19 4
John Hiet, carpenter: bills 106 6 3
Thomas Hill, mason; bills 1585 12
Thomas Highmore, painter; bills 421 3
Thomas Harriot, glazier; bills 42 5
Edmond Hawkins, limeman; bills 1 0 0
John Hammond, Under Housekeeper at Kensington; bills 0 7 6
William Ireland, Master Glazier; bills 1869 7 7
Benjamin Jackson, Master Mason [to the Works]; 159 days' wages 45l. 1s. 0d.; bills 2707l. 17s. 3½d. (paid since this return 558l. 15s. 7d.; rests [still unpaid] 2194l. 2s. 8½d. 2752 18
Joseph Jolley, paviour; bills 1246 10 6
William Inwood, ironmonger; bills 13 6 11
Josiah Kay, Master Smith [to the Works]; 797 days' wages 59l. 15s. 6d.: bills 1584l. 7s. 9¼d. 1644 3
John Kemp, potter; bills 72 4 10
labourers at Winchester: bills 0 11 4
Thomas Loving, engine maker; bills 10 8 9
Henry Lowman, Housekeeper at Kensington; bills 3 0 0
Lewis La Guerre, painter; bills 285 0 0
Thomas Lloyd Esq., Paymaster [of the Works]; wages 797 days 259l. 0s. 6d.; incidents 192l. 11s. 10d. 451 12 4
Thomas Manning, ironmonger; bills 1049 0 11½
James Marriot, Keeper of the Privy Lodgings at Hampton Court: bills 0 2 6
George North, labourer; bills 52 19 0
Richard Neagle, labourer; bills 5 11 10
John Nost, statuary; bills 692 0 10
Andrew Osborne, labourer; bills 93 8 4
Richard Osgood, Figure Caster; bills 245 0 0
John Oliver, Master Mason; wages 312 days 88l. 8s. 0d.; bills 143l. 9s. 2d. 231 17 2
Richard Pavey; joiner; bills 102 16 3
John Pembrooke, labourer; bills 68 9 2
William Pawlet and John Champon, Keepers of the Privy Lodgings at Whitehall; bills 2 0 0
T 38/193, p. 112. William Prichard, cooper; bills 84 0 6
Charles Parkinson, carpenter; bills 3 5 0
Tho. Rotherham, clerk of the Works at the Tower of London; wages 797 days 89l. 13s. 3d.; incidents 16l. 4s. 0d. 105 17 3
Francis Reading; bills for carriages 346 19 3
Mathew Roberts, plumber; bills 901 13 5
Richard Stacy, Master Bricklayer; wages 797 days 79l. 14s. 0d.; bills 5169l. 10s. 7d. 5249 4 7
John Scarborough, labourer; bills 44 11 0
Robert Streeter, Serjeant Painter; bills 1662 18
John Smith, brazier; bills 4 15 0
Thomas Simpson, for looking after Hampton Court river; bills 82 5 10
Thomas Steward, for wire works; bills 72 10 7
Stephen South, for digging, carting and labourers 2735 8 11
(whereof 361l. 13s. 4d. belongs to the widow of William Bushel).
James Thatcher, labourer; bills 68 8 4
Isaac Thompson, engine maker; bills 4 16
William Tallman Esq., Comptroller [of the Works]; wages 312 days 135l. 4s. 0d.; incident charges 110l. 15s. 2d. 245 19 2
John Tijou, smith; bills 2089 0 7
Henry Timmerman, gardener; bills 44 10 0
John Vaughan, labourer; bills 83 0 0
Robert Webb for labourers and digging etc.; bills 1101 11
Wardrobe officers; bills 24 0 0
Henry Winstanley, clerk of the Works at Newmarket and Audley End; wages 578 days at 2s. 3d. per diem and 289 days at 21d. per diem 90l. 6s. 3d.; bills 470l. 13s. 7¼d. 560 19 10¼
William Woster, bucketmaker; bills 1 0 0
Richard Walters, mason; bills 18 0
Henry Wise, gardener; bills 3113 11 8
Edward Wilcox, carpenter; bills 53 7 4
John Wisdome, labourer; bills 2 11 8
Richard Yates, carpenter; bills 85 3 9
Thomas Cleer, making a large map of Hampton Court Park, canal etc. 50 0 0
Ibid., p. 113. Works done at the Earl of Albemarle's lodgings at Whitehall before 8 March 1701–2 and passed by the [Principal] Officers of the Works 5 August 1702.
John Churchill, carpenter; bills 379 10 0
William Ireland, Master Glazier; bills 31 17 0
Charles Hopson, joiner; bills 316 9 6
John Grove, Master Plaisterer; bills 64 3 2
Richard Stacey, Master Bricklayer; bills 493 2 9
Charles Atherton; Serjeant Plomber; bills 74 12
Robert Webb, for labourer's work; bills 97 1 4
Josiah Kay, smith; bills 130 8
Thomas Highmore, painter; bills 23 5 0
Thomas Hill, mason; bills 82 5 3
Edward Gammon senr., Clerk of the Works; bills 2 0 0
Charles Houghton, for ingrossing the account 1 0 0
T38/193, p. 114. Audley End
from the 1st of August 1701 to the 8th March, 1701–2.
Henry Winstanley, clerk of the Works [there]; wages, 220 days at 21d. per diem 19l. 5s. 0d.; bills 21l. 19s. 7d. 41 4 7
Charles Atherton, Serjeant Plomber; bills 15 7 11¾
William Ireland, Master Glazier; bills 1 19 10
Newmarket
from 1 July 1701 to 8 March 1701–2.
Henry Winstanley, clerk of the Works [there]; wages 251 days at 2s. 3d. per diem 28l. 14s. 9d.; 36l. 15s. 6d. 65 0 3
Supplemental Book
of works done before the 8th of March 1701–2.
Robert Streeter, Serjeant Painter [for works] at Kensington; bills 154 4
Thomas Herbert, clockmaker at Hampton Court; bills 35 0 0
Robert Streeter, Serjeant Painter [for works] at Whitehall; bills 48 2
John Vaughan, Deputy to Simon de Brienne, Surveyor of the Mews at Kensington; bills 95 4
Ibid., p. 115. Works done at the Mews by Charing Cross.
The account of Francis Negus Esq., Surveyor of the Mews: [to wit] for the year ending at Michaelmas 1700: with [repair of] damages done by the high winds between 16 February 1698–9 and 26 April 1701: as certified to be passed and allowed by the [Principal] Officers of the Works.
Sampson Biddle, junr., bricklayer 42 6
John Pinke, painter 9 10
William Winckle, smith 24 16 10
John Jolly, paviour 51 12 5
Richard Roberts, carpenter (James Pearman, administrator) 81 13
Abraham Lewin, turner 4 8 0
emptying the horse pond etc. 6 0 0
Francis Hendley, plaisterer 8 8 10
John Illidge, glazier 25 18
Henry Crispe, plumber 72 17
laid out by Capt. du Peronne to the painter, mason, plumber, carpenter, plaisterer and bricklayer as per receipt 15 12 0
laid out by Mr. Williams, coachman, [to wit in payments] to the bricklayer as per receipt 0 13 6
laid out by Mr. Antho. Rowe to the carpenter, locksmith and glazier as per receipt 8 8 7
laid out by Mr. Serjeant Snapes to the bricklayer, plumber and carpenter as per receipt 2 4 0
Purveyor's allowance 20 0 0
the clerk for keeping the Day Book 10 0 0
the City Water per agreement 40 0 0
William Nixon for pumping 52 weeks at 6s. per week per agreement 15 12 0
damages done by the high winds at the Mews, repaired between 16 Feb. 1698–9 and 22 April 1699 113 9
Convex lights per agreement 33 0 0
damages by the high winds at the Mews January 18 and 19, 1700–1 and repaired between that time and 26 April 1701 99 11
Ibid., p. 116. Works at the News: the account of the said Francis Negus [for the like works] for the year ended at Michaelmas 1701, as stated by the [Principal] Officers of the Works.
Richard Roberts, carpenter 96 11 0
(James Pearman, administratrix).
John Jolly, paviour 56 16 0
William Winckle, smith 29 12
Sampson Biddle, bricklayer 24 15 10½
Francis Hendley, plaisterer 26 1 4
John Illidge, glazier 16 0 11
Henry Crisp, plumber 35 9
Abraham Lewin, turner 4 0 0
proprietors of the Convex Lights 33 0 0
farmer of the Conduit water 40 0 0
emptying the Horse Pond, necessary House and carrying away of rubbish 6 0 0
William Nixon for pumping as per agreement 15 12 0
the Clerk for keeping the Day Book 10 0 0
charges in transcribing 2 years' account etc. 20 0 0
paid by acquittances viz. by Mr. Latten 27 15 0
Mr. Burton for the Brown Bakers House 2 2 0
Mr. Roote, Yeoman Rider 17 6 5
Mr. Fielding, Equerry 83 17 8
Lord Jersey's Gentleman of the Horse 2 2 0
Mr. John Seyers 2 8 8
the Purveyor 25 0 0
T 38/193, p. 117. Works at the Mews: the account of the said Francis Negus [for the like works] from Michaelmas 1701 to 8 March 1701–2 as stated by the [Principal] Officers of the Works.
Joseph Jolly, paviour, from 11 September 1701 to 24 Feb. 1701–2 110 9 11½
Richard Roberts, carpenter, for timber work and nails from 11 Oct. 1701 to 7 March 1701–2 (James Pearman administrator) 55 3 8
William Wincles, blacksmith, from 2 October 1701 to 7 March 1701–2 11 12
John Illidge, glazier, from 8 Oct. 1701 to 20 Feb. 1701–2 15 8 10½
Henry Crispe, plumber, from 7 Nov.1701 to 7 March 1701–2 11 7
William Nixon, pumper, from 29 Sept. 1701 to 7 March 1701–2 6 12 0
Convex Lamps from 29 Sept. 1701 to 7 March 1701–2 at 33l. per an.: dark nights 31 5 0
Conduit water from Michaelmas 1701 to 7 Match 1701–2 18 0 0
the Purveyor 10 0 0
clerk 5 0 0
Michael Studholme, Esq. Surveyor of his late Majesty's private Roads, upon his accounts stated by the [Principal] Officers of the Works and reported to the Treasury the 15th January 1708–9 1001 1 2
Ibid., p. 118. Total of the Works account £58127 9
Ibid., p. 121. Office of the Works at Windsor.
William Bache, smith 32 1 3
William Dobbs, labourer 0 11 5
John Wincall, labourer 16 10 7
Mr. Plumeridge, brickmaker 11 4 6
John Martyr, timber merchant 16 11 11
John Grove, plaisterer 12 8 0
John Butcher, timber merchant 44 6 5
Mr. Hamond, grocer 0 8 6
Mr. Smith, cooper 0 5 0
Thomas Humphreys, ironmonger 114 17 2
Maurice Payne, bricklayer 5 2 9
John Taylor, engine keeper 33 8 0
Mathew Roberts, plomber 574 10
William Webb, carter 8 15 0
Arnold Thompson and labourers 374 12 0
Alexander Fort, joiner 398 17
John Clarke, mason 358 14
Christopher Horsenell, labourer 137 0 4
George Pyle, bricklayer 376 3 4
John Redman, grocer 22 17 1
Robert Streeter, painter 258 12
George Trenhale, joiner 1 0 0
Francis Rowland, carpenter 258 2 2
John Penman, carter 46 16 2
Ibid., p. 122. John Daviss, smith 102 9
Mr. Saye, for water carriage 12 15 0
William Ireland, glazier 452 4
John Warren and partners, timber merchants 134 5
Thomas Manning, ironmonger 61 17 7
Grinling Gibbons, carver 47 15 0
Mr. Mathews, sawyer 1 8 9
Charles (afterwards Sir Charles) Hopson for timber 137 5 0
Mr. Newberry, wheelwright 5 11 0
Mr. Round, carpenter 3 0 0
William Brooks, woodcutter 1 13 4
Sir Christopher Wren, Comptroller and [his] clerk 371 14 0
John Ball, surveyor 234 6 0
William Roberts, Paymaster and [his] clerk 371 14 0
Theodore Randue, housekeeper 65 18 0
Purveyor's clerk 88 5 0
Keeper of the Timber Yard 58 16 8
Mathew Banks, Master Carpenter 64 12 6
Surveyor's clerk 88 5 0
total for the Windsor Works £5480 18
T38/193, p. 125. Extraordinary Expenses of the Stables.
Arrears due upon bills delivered by several tradesmen and others for goods sold and work done upon account of the extraordinary expense of his late Majesty's Stables since the year 1700 to the 8th March 1701–2.
Mr. Arbery's bill for making a coach and harness for the years 1700 (187l. 8s. 0d.) and 1701 (139l. 10s.) 326 18 0
due to him more for the year 1701 414 11 0
to him more for the year 1701–2 as per particulars 234 4 6
Mr. Deacles bill for cloth as per particulars 171 14 0
to him more for black cloth for helpers 27 0 0
to him more for crimson cloth for mules 219 18 0
Mr. Pilchard's bill [as] founder and gilder, for the years 1701 (122l. 3s. 11d.) and 1702 (221l. 2s. 10d.) 343 6 9
Mr. Pink's bill, painter, for the mourning of King James II anno 1701 as per particulars 8 15 0
to him more for the year 1701–2 53 15 0
Mr. Rawlins, the sadler's bill, for mourning of King James II anno 1701 36 17 6
Mr. Pugh, [the] mercer's bill anno 1701 8 10 0
more to him for the year 1701–2 84 2 0
Mr. Harton [the] fringemaker's bill for the mourning of King James anno 1701 120 0 0
to him more for galloon 155 5 0
Mr. Newell's bill for glasses in a new coach anno 1701 as per particulars 37 0 6
to him more anno 1701–2 14 10 6
Mr. Buckle's bill for provisions sent aboard for the horses sent as a present to the King of the Romans 16 13 4
Mr. Marshall's bill for salary as Master of the Studds to his late Majesty 150 0 0
to John Sheppard deceased, an extraordinary Groom to the Studs: for 1¼ years' salary anno 1701 and 1701–2 66 10 0
Ibid., p. 126. Mr. Trigonel Frampton for 2 horses for his late Majesty's service 150 0 0
remains due for embroidered work to the equipages of horses and mules for the late King's service as per acquittance 323 0 0
for several expenses of his Majesty's Stables [whilst he was] in Holland for the months of January, February and March 1701–2 and April 1702 as exhibited by the Lady Auverquerque and Evert Jollyvet Esq. but without distinguishing how much thereof was before 8 March 1701–2 viz. [the 8 items as follows making in all 3844l. 16s. 4½d.]
1130l. 18s. 5d. for forage at Loo and the Hague as per particulars:
130l. 10s. 3½d. for travelling charges as per particulars.
149l. 17s. 9d. for coaches, waggons and harness and their repairings as per particulars.
338l. 17s. 7d. for covers, bridles and goods delivered for his Majesty's service in Holland; whereof 313l. 11s. 0d. to Mr. Rawlins the sadler.
155l. 18s. 10d. for Mr. Snape's bill for shoeing and curing of horses as per particulars.
207l. 6s. 3d. for wages of the helpers at the Hague and at Loo as per particulars.
110l. for small mixt expenses. 1621l. 7s. 3d. to John Heycop on his contract for 58 wagons with men and horses to be furnished for 4 months of the campaign of 1702, being guilders 35,670: but the King dying and no occasion for them the Lord Auverquerque compounded for the moiety or 1621l. 7s. 3d. at 11 guilders per £ sterling, towards which was advanced by the Lord
Auverquerque 820l.; which is to be repaid to Lady Auverquerque. In the margin. Memorandum. Mr. Moller as for the States General claims the remainder of this sum of 1621l. 7s. 3d. viz. 801l. 7s. 3d. 3844 16
Memorandum. Monsieur Auverquerque hath advanced to several persons the sum of 500l. in part of this sum of 3844l. 16s. 4½d. which is to be repaid to Lady Auverquerque over and above the 820l. beforementioned.
T38/193 p. 127. John Rawlins, sadler beforementioned, for attending his Majesty abroad in Flanders himself and a servant; and for a servant attending several times at Loo and other places between the year 1694 and his Majesty's death 933 4 6
This article is exhibited by Lady Auverquerque in her supplemental account, who certifies it not to be paid. But how far it ought to be allowed we humbly submit.
Total for the Extraordinary expenses of the Stables £7740 11 11½