Churchwardens' accounts: 1528-9

Pages 347-348

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. 1528–9.

Antony Elderton Wardens. (fn. 1)
Iohn Byrd

Chantry Accounts, Church Rents.]

Paymentes concernyng the churche.

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(fn. 2) Paide to the Smythe at the Rode for the makyng of keys and for lockes in the quer and other chestes vj s ix d
Paide to [Mastur] (fn. 3) hilton, prest, for iij quarters, for kepyng daily seruyce in the quer, by the commaundment of the parishe xij s
Paide for ij poles for the Sacrament and for the amendyng of the same iij s x d
Paide for a pully for the sacrament and for a roppe to the same xij d
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(fn. 4) Paide to Richard hourdman, for the rent of a house that the parishe oughte to the Chamber of London, at billyngesgate xlv s viij d
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Paide, the xxviijth day of Iune, for dyuerse money laid out by the commaundement of the parishe for Sampe xij s
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Paide to Balam for blouyng of the organs for a hole yere viij s viij d
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(fn. 5) I aske allowaunce for a quarter Rent of a house at the Syne of the bell at Tour hille: And was for the tyme that the kyng caused Salte peter to be made in the said house x s
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[The Two Allowances.]

(fn. 6) Casuell Receptes this yere.

Re[cei]vide for the buriall' of an olde woman that decessed within Thomas Mundy, the Sexten house, And for the knyll' of the iijde bell', And for hir buriall' in the pardon churche yarde. Summa v s iiij d
Receivide for the pellis at Maister saunderson dirge xx d
Receivide of the buriall' of Thomas Gilman wiff, in the pardon churche yarde buried ij s
Receivide for hir knyll' & ryngg at dirg & mase xx d
Receivide for the buriall' place of Thomas duckelyn xvj s viij d
Receivide for the buriall' place of William Wayward childe, in the churche buried iij s iiij d
Receivide of Maister Cleyton for the buriall' place of ffather broke iij s iiij d
Summa, xxxiiij s.

(fn. 7) Clerkes Wages & Beame Lyght.

Receivide for the clerkes wages this yere as appereth by the Roull' of gatherynges viij l'i vj s viij d
Receivide for pascall' money and beame light this yere xiij s viij d
Summa, ix l'i iiij d.


Paide to Mighell' Grene, parishe clerke, for ij quarters endid at Cristmas iij l'i vj s viij d
Paide to William patten, clerke, for a hole yere endid at Cristmas viij l'i
Paide to Ioh'n Norffloke, conducke, for a hole yere reward liij s iiij d
Paide to Thomas Mundy, sexten, for his hole yere wages iij l'i vj s viij d
Paide to the goodman Wilde for this yere rewarde for the kepyng of the quer xx s
Summa, xviij l'i vj s viij d.
The charge is mor then the receptes, ix l'i vj s iiij d.

[Wax Reckoning. Porth Receipts and Payments. Rehearsal.]


  • 1. The names of the wardens on the outside leaves of the year's accounts at this period do not always accord with those in the headings of the Accounts.
  • 2. leaf 572.
  • 3. MS. has 'Maistres.'
  • 4. leaf 572, back.
  • 5. leaf 574.
  • 6. leaf 575.
  • 7. leaf 575, back.