Churchwardens' accounts: 1521-2

Pages 313-316

The Medieval Records of A London City Church St Mary At Hill, 1420-1559. Originally published by Trübner, London, 1905.

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[a.d. 1521–2.

Iohn Wall Wardens.
Iohn Potter

Obit List.

Quitrent List.

Chantry Accounts.

Church Rents.

Quitrents and Payments.]

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(fn. 1) Item, paid for iiij Geistes that lyeth' vndir the halpace of the Orgons xvj d
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Item, paid for a bukkell' for the bawdryk of the same bell' and for a clapper for a sacryng bell and a brase of iron for the sacryng bell that was whigh't tynned iiij d
Item, paid for settyng in of xxiij newe quarrelles in the wyndowe of the Trynyte whiche was blown downe with' the wynde xx d
Item, paid for skowryng and newe byndyng of the same glasse viij d
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Item, paid to the Glaseer for mendyng of iij holys in the wyndow of Seint Ioh'n on the northe syde [of] the chirche vj d
Item, paid for Obb[l]ees, flowris and palme for palme sonday
Item, paid for makyng clene of bothe the chirch'yardys ij d
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(fn. 2) Item, paid for Nayles occupyed on palmes sonday in þe greate chirch'yard ob.
Item, paid for watur on Mawndy thursday and Estur Eve j d
Item, paid for a pryksonge boke of kyryes, Allelyas and Sequences whiche was bough't of Ioh'n Darlyngton the conducte iiii s iiij d
Ioh'n Darlyngton, the conducte iiij s iiij d
Item, paid for halowyng of a Corporas iiij d
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Item, paid for new bandyng and stichyng of iij su[r]plyses x d
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(fn. 3) Item, paid to the Orgonmaker for the Orgons in money besidis that was gaderid, and for bryngyng home of the same orgons x s viij d
Item, paid to the Orgonmaker as aperith by Indenture for the ouersight of the orgons for certen yeris, yerely to haue xij d
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(fn. 4) Casuell Resceytis.

Rec' of Stephyn Saunderson for the buriall of his Childe & his cosen in the pardon Chircheyarde iiij s
Rec' for the buryall' of a pore man in the greate chirch'yerde viij d
Rec' of William Burngyll' for the buryall' of his childe ij s
Rec' of Ioh'n Austhorp for the buryall' of his doughter ij s
Rec' of Stephyn Saunderson for the buryall' of his doughter ij s
Rec' of Stephyn Saunderson for the buryall of his wyff in Seint Stephyns Chappell xiij s iiij d
Rec' for the knyll, with the Greate bell', for her buryall vj s viij d
Rec' of Thomas power for the buryall of his sonn ij s
Rec' of Thomas Mondens mother for her buryall ij s
Rec' of Mestres Roche for the buryall of her brother in þe chirch' xiij s iiij d
Rec' for the buryall of Robert Ryvelles son in þe pardon chirchyerd ij s
Rec' for the buriall of Ioh'n Goodwyn in the Chirche. xiij s iiij d
Rec' for the buriall of þe wyff of the chekur in þe pardon chirch'yerd ij s
Rec' for the buriall of a pore Sowdear owte of harrysons house iiij d
Summa of the Casuelles this yere, iij l'i v s viij d.

(fn. 5) Clarkis wagis and Bemelight.

Rec' of the Clerkis wages this yere as aperith' by þe Rowle vij l'i xiiij s xj d
Rec' for pascall money and bemeligh't this yere xij s
Summa of thes parcelles, viij l'i vj s xj d.


Item, paid to Roger Mason, Clerk, for his wagis for a hole yere vij l'i
Item, paid to William Wylde for his hole yere seruice xxxv s
Item, paid to Ioh'n Darlyngton, conducte, for his wagis from palme sonday to mydsomer the Summa of xvj s viij d
Item, paid to the same Ioh'n Darlyngton for his quarter wages at Mighelmas xx s
Item, paid to Thomas Smyth', Sexten, for his hole yeres wagis iij l'i vj s viij d
Summa of theis paymenttes, xiij l'i xviij s iiij d.
So the chargis is more then the Receptis, v l'i xj s v d.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]

(fn. 6) Memorandum: the xxviij day of Ienyuer, Anno 1522, Remayneyth in goodewife walles handes xiij s, which was gadyryd on hope monday. (fn. 7)

Also, Thomas dockelynge oweth iij s iiij d, which he promyseyd towardes the organes.

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Memorandum: þat Thomas Clayton hathe Rec' of the wyff of Ioh'n wall' as is aboue wretyn, by the hond of Mr Roche, the Summa of xiij s.

Memorandum: the xxvj day of Ienyver, Anno ml vc xxiijt that Io[hn—?].


  • 1. leaf 471.
  • 2. leaf 471, back.
  • 3. leaf 472.
  • 4. leaf 472, back.
  • 5. leaf 473.
  • 6. leaf 475, back.
  • 7. This Memorandum is scratched out.