Accounts: December 1581 - December 1583

St Martin-in-The-Fields: the Accounts of the Churchwardens, 1525-1603. Originally published by [s.n.], [s.l.], 1901.

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'Accounts: December 1581 - December 1583', St Martin-in-The-Fields: the Accounts of the Churchwardens, 1525-1603, ([s.l.], 1901), pp. 334-351. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/churchwardens-st-martin-fields/1525-1603/pp334-351 [accessed 21 June 2024].

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. "Accounts: December 1581 - December 1583", St Martin-in-The-Fields: the Accounts of the Churchwardens, 1525-1603, ([s.l.], 1901). 334-351. British History Online. Web. 21 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/churchwardens-st-martin-fields/1525-1603/pp334-351.

December 1581 - December 1583

The accompte of

Dirricke Heldon and John Kelsey Churchwardens of the p'ishe of Saincte MArtine in ye Countie of Midd' Chosen And appointed for ye space of two whole yeares endinge at ye beirth of our Lorde god one Thowsande ffive hunderith ffower scoore and Three. And in the Sixe and Twentith yeare of the raign of or sou'aign Ladie ElizAbeth by ye grace of god of Englande ffraunce & Irelande Queene Defendor of ye faith &c' Aswell for the receipte as Also for the paymentes and other Chardges by them receyvid and paid specified and conteyned in this their Accompte As hereafter followeth &c'.

The firste yeare 1581 & 1582

Receiptes

The said accomptantes Chardge them selues wth ye receipt of vli js xjd ob' by them receyvid of Nicholas Christian & Anthony Harries late Churchwardens of the p'ishe Aforesaid At their first entry into their office of Churchwardenship vli js xjd ob'
Item Receyvid by ye gatheringe booke for the Clarke & Sextons wages for pewes & rep'ac'ons of ye Churche ye some of ixli vijs vjd
It'm Receyvid for Token money xlvijs vjd ob'
It'm Receyvid of mr Marke Stewarde for one yeares rent for the howse over the Churche Lane vjs viijd
It'm Receyvid of mr (fn. 1) windebancke for ye entrance of her pewe vjs
It'm Receyvid in Arrerages lefte by ye old Churchwardens viijs iiijd
Some of ye same Receiptes A mounteth vnto ye some of xvijli xviijs

Receiptes for buryalls knelles and sutche like in this or first yeare As followeth

Christmas quarter December. 1581. Inprimis the xxxth of December was buried John Story the sonne of Robart Story ni'll
January It'm ye thirde of January was buried Anne Hollande ye daughter of Percifall ni'll
the same day was buried ye sonne of Loder from Ebery (fn. 2) not baptised ni'll
It'm the ixth of January was buried George (fn. 3) from ye spitell worst cloth ijd
It'm the xjth was buried John Portas ye sonne of Pawle ni'll
It'm the xvjth of January was buried one william that was slayne in ye feild ni'll
It'm ye same day was b. Richard delphie from ye p'ke corn' ni'll
It'm the same day was b. in ye feild wm Sterman yt hanged himself ni'll
It'm the xixth was b. Rob't Kitson worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxijth was b. A poore man out of the streat ni'll

the firste yeare .1581. Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter.

January Item the xxijth of January was buried John Doyley for the grounde in the Churche vjs viijd & best cloth xxd viijs iiijd
Item the xxiiijth was buried Agnes Moore from ye spitle ni'll
Item ye same day was b. A poore man yt died in ye streat ni'll
It'm the xxvijth was b. Richard Ballarde worst cloth & coffine viijd
It'm the xxviijth was b. John whitehed ni'll
It'm ye xxxth was b. Nicholas Ancell ye sonne of Robart ni'll
ffebruary It'm the first of ffebruary was b. A poore maide out of ye streat ni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Peter de Million ye sonne of John ni'll
It'm ye fourth was buried Richarde Hewes ye sonne of Rob't ni'll
It'm the viijth was b. Agnes wilson ye wif of Hewe worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xijth was b. Margery Kitteringe ye daughter of Richard ni'll
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Stephen Robinson ye sonne of George ni'll
It'm ye xvjth was b. Anne Apleby ye daughter of John ni'll
It'm ye xxijth was b. valentine varden ye daughter of John ni'll
It'm the xxvjth was b. Rob't Ingram ye sonne of John ni'll
Marche It'm ye fourth of Marche was b. John Sharpe from mr Leonardes ye coffine vjd & worst clothe ijd viijd
It'm ye vth was b. william Garrat s'u'nt to ye Earle of Oxford for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd best cloth ijs ye knell xiiijd ye ij peales iiijd xs. ijd.
It'm ye vjth was buried william Drewe ye sonne of George ni'll
It'm the xjth was b. Agnes Hunt ye daughter of Thomas ni'll
It'm the xvth was b. Phillippe Savage ye sonne of George worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xvjth was b. Joane Kent ye wif of John for thafternones knell xiiijd & worst cloth ijd xvjd
It'm ye same day was b. william Goodman ye sonne of Marke ni'll
It'm the same day was b. Thomas Abraham ye sonne of Thomas ni'll
It'm ye xviijth was b. A poore man yt died in ye streat ni'll
It'm ye xxth was b. a childe of Ralf Allansons not baptised ni'll
Some of the Receiptes for burialls in this their first q'ter is xxjs xd

Burialls in or ladie day quarter .1582.

Marche Item the xxviijth of Marche was b. Barthelmewe welles for the best cloth xxd, the Coffine vjd, ye knell xiiijd, j peale ijd iijs vjd
It'm the same day was b. Edwarde Halfehid steward to ye right hon'able Sir Thomas Bromley knight Lord Chauncellor of Englande for the knell xxd ye Cloth ijs the ij peales iiijd iiijs
It'm the xxxjth was b. John heritty worst cloth ijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare .1582.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter.

Aprill Item the iiijth of Aprill was buried Robart Pigen ni'l
It'm ye vth was b. Henry Sewell ye sonne of Robart ni'l
It'm the ixth was b. John walker worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxth was b. ye daughter (fn. 4) of Esay Rollet not baptised ni'l
It'm the xxvijth was b. Elizabeth Evans from ye spitle cofine and cloth viijd
It'm the xxxth was b. william Price from Mr Nightingales cloth ijd
May It'm the viijth of May was b. John Joanes worst cloth ijd
It'm the xth was b. Thomas Browne Lute maker for ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd cloth xxd knell xiiijd for ij peales iiijd ixs xd
It'm the xijth was b. Ralf Darington worst cloth ijd
It'm the xiijth was b. Anne Robinson from ye spitle ni'l
It'm the same day was b. Joane Marshe worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiiijth of May was b. wm Sampson from ye spitle ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Margarett Sanbrocke the wif of Thomas for the best cloth And ij peales ijs
It'm ye xvjth of ye same was b. Alice from mr Nightingales cloth ijd
It'm the xvijth was b. John Adames worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxjth was b. Thomas Hewse from william Clarkes for the best cloth cofine And peales ijs iiijd
It'm the xxijth was b. Richard Adomes yt died in ye streat ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. Rob't [blank] from gales worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxvijth was b. Hester Stockedale ni'l
It'm the same xxvijth was b. Edward [blank] s'u'nt to the Ladie Cheeke for ye best cloth cofine & ij peales ijs vjd
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Agnes wilson (fn. 5) from Maiors ijd
June It'm ye ixth of June was b. Elizabeth worlington ni'l
It'm the xth was buried Johan Kinge that died in ye streat travelinge from Bath to London best cloth & j peale xxijd
It'm the xviijth was b. Conyard hatton ni'l
Some of the receiptes for Buryalls in this their secound quarter is xxviijs iiijd

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

July Item the thirde day of July was b. Sara Ashepoll ni'l
It'm the iiijth was b. John Begerley best cloth xxd, j peale ijd xxijd
It'm the vjth was b. Elizabeth Lambart ni'l
It'm the vijth was b. Launcellot Dobson worst cloth ijd cofine vjd viijd
It'm the xth was b. Agnes wilson ni'l
It'm ye xijth was b. At ye newe churchyard (fn. 6) Adam ffowle best cloth and coffine ijs ijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare .1582.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

July Item the xvth day of July was b. Susan Phippes ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. a poore woman yt was drowned in ye theames ni'l
It'm the xxvth was b. Margaret Holt ye daughter of william ni'll
It'm the xxixth was b. willia' younge from ye Covent garden ni'l
It'm the xxxth was b. Anne Hollande ni'l
It'm the xxxjth was b. Edwarde wandell ni'll
Auguste It'm the secounde day of August was b. Charles Johnson ni'l
It'm the thirde was b. a Chrisom found in ye feild ni'l
It'm the vijth was b. John Hill grocer
It'm ye xjth was b. Nicholas Grenfeild ni'l
It'm ye xxth was b. m'garett Turpenny best cloth & j peale xxijd
It'm ye xxjth was b. Maudline Adrianson worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxiijth was b. william Nichols ni'l
It'm ye xxvijth was b. A poore man yt died in ye streat ni'l
September It'm the first of September was burid John Square, cloth ijd
It'm ye vth was b. one (fn. 7) ffelke yt died in ye streat ni'l
It'm ye sam day was b. A chrisome of william Tylers ni'l
It'm ye xvijth was b. Morgan [blank]. for ye best Cloth xxd, Afternones knell xiiijd, coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye same day was b. Elizabethe Arnolde ye daughter of Lott ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Catherin from ye parke ni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. Rob't williamson ye sonne of henry, coffine vjd
It'm ye xxjth was b. Katherin williamson coffine vjd
It'm ye xxiijth was b. Susan Hugen ye daughter of Oliver, coffine vjd
It'm the xxiiijth was b. Thomas Hancocke ye After nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye graue vjd, & j peale ijd iijs vjd
It'm ye xxvijth was b. A poore boy yt died in ye Churchyard ni'l
It'm the xxxth was b. Margarett wall from ffather ffullers ni'l
Some of ye receiptes in this Midsom' quarter is xvs vjd

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

October Item the third day of October was buried Joane from Anthony Barkehowse worst cloth ijd
It'm ye iiijth was b. Thomas Stapler ye sonne of Richard ni'l
It'm the vth was b. mrs Edwardes from ye Aungell worst cloth ijd
It'm the viijth was b. Joane Coppinge ni'l
Item ye xth was b. Alice Bickerstaf worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Thomas fflecher ye sonne of Thomas ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Elizabeth Kendall. worst cloth ijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare .1582.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

October Item ye xvth day of October was buried william Hedworth the sonne of william for ye grounde in ye Church—vjs viijd, for ij peales iiijd, for ye worst cloth ijd vijs ijd
It'm ye same day was b. one Jane from ffather ffullers ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. A poore Childe out of ye feildes ni'l
It'm the xvijth was b. A Chrisam of James ffosters not baptised ni'l
It'm ye xxijth was b. Cisley Hipley from Conwayes, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye same day was b. Agnes Barkehowse ni'l
It'm the xxviijth was b. Barbara Alforde worst cloth ijd
It'm ye same day was b. James Mather ye sonne of John worst cloth ijd
November It'm ye secounde day of November was b. Susan Kingman ni'l
It'm ye vth was b. Dorothie Stanmore worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xijth was b. John Browne yt died in ye store howse & Rob't Smith ni'l. ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. John Mather worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xvth was b. Thomasine holden ye daughter of John ni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. Mary A poore woman ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Nicholas Stuther yt died in ye streat ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. John Holden ni'l
It'm ye xxvth was b. Richard Savell ni'l
It'm the xxvjth was b. Anne Scott widdowe worst cloth ijd
It'm ye same day was b. Smond (fn. 8) [blank] mr Skipwithman cloth ijd
It'm the xxvjth was b. Sara Butler from Rounckhornes ye graue vjd, ye best cloth ijs, ye knell xiiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Mrs Prescott worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxxth was b. [Eliz: Blackeborne] from Gales worst cloth ijd
December It'm ye vth of December was b: Edwarde Allen ni'l
It'm the vijth was b. Robart Gardin' worst cloth ijd
It'm ye viijth was b. Margaret Brooke ye daughter of Richard ni'l
It'm ye xth was b. Mary Tyan worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xvijth was b. A Chrisome of Ralf Allansons ni'll
It'm ye xviijth was b. Agnes Tilliard ni'l
It'm the xixth was b. william Evans ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Clare Brooke ni'l
It'm the xxijth was b. Anne Allanson ye wif of Ralf thafter nones knell And graue xxd
Some of ye receiptes in this Mighelmas q'ter xvs ijd
Some of ye receiptes for burialls (fn. 9) in this their first yeare is iiijli xd
Some totall of ye receiptes in this their first yeare together wte ye vli js xjd ob' the wch they receyvid of ye other Churchwardens is xxjli, xviijs, xd

whereof

paymentes in the firste yeare .1581.

The said Accomptantes demaunde Allowance for ymploymtes And Chardges by them paid And disbursed for the vse of the Church & other ordinary & extraordinary Chardges in this their first yeare As p'ticulerly ensueth

Paymentes in Christmas quarter Item given into Mathewe Clarkes man for his paynes taken A boute the gunnes At ye comaundemt of the Mrs ye xxijth of ffebruary vjd
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke ye same day ijs vjd
It'm pd at or sweringe At Set Clemtes viijd
It'm pd ye same day for or Dynn' & ye side men viijs vjd
It'm pd for A paper booke xijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for mendinge of viij pewes xd
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell ye vijth of m'che xijd
It'm pd vnto him for A bill iiijd
It'm pd for or Drinckinge ye same tyme xiiijd
It'm pd for newe writinge the Inventorie xviijd
It'm pd for A basket iiijd
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell for or bill At Braynford iiijd
It'm pd for or Drinckinge & or Dynn' ther ixs vijd
It'm pd vnto ye somn' iiijd
It'm pd for or booke of Articles vjd
It'm pd to ye Clarke for A searche iiijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clark And Sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke & for kepeinge of it xxijd
It'm pd for washinge of ye Church clothes xvjd
It'm pd vnto oliver for carryinge in A loade of sand ijd
It'm for bromes iiijd
Some of the paymtes in this their Christmas quarter is iijli iijs jd

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1582.

Item paid ye xxvjth day of Marche Item paid ye xxvjth day of Marche for xxxti clapp bourdes (fn. 10) for the newe pews vijs vjd
It'm paid for bringinge of them from dowgate by A care viijd
It'm paid for or boothiere (fn. 11) iiijd
It'm paid for vj Rafters iiijs
It'm paid for vj Rafters iiijs
It'm paid for viiij side bourdes iijsiiijd
It'm pd forsawinge of xij clapp bourdes xijd
It'm pd for glew iiijd & for drincke for ye Joyners iiijd viijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson for vj dayes worke Aboute ye pewes viijs
It'm pd vnto his man for j daye & halfes worke ijs
It'm pd vnto Louckes for Iron worke for them pewes iiijs

paymentes in the firste yeare 1582.

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter.

Item paid more for Clapp bourdes & other bourdes vjs xjd
It'm paid for ye Carvinge of nyne hedes (fn. 12) for the pewes xvs
It'm paid vnto Pynfolde for half A C & xxijti foote of Elme bourdes & C & x foote of Oken bourdes ixs
It'm paid for iiij single quarters xijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson and his man for vj dayes worke on them pewes At xvjd a day xvjs
It'm pd vnto him And his man for iij dayes worke more viijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for vj dayes worke viijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for iij dayes worke more iiijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for vij dayes worke more ixs iiijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson for vij clapp bourdes more ijs
It'm pd vnto Thompson for vj dayes worke viijs
It'm pd for glew iiijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson for iiij dayes worke & A half vjs
It'm pd vnto his man for iiij dayes worke vs iiijd
It'm pd more vnto his man & for him self for vj dayes worke xvjs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for ix dayes worke more xijs
It'm pd vnto the Smyth for vj paire of hinges for ym pewes vijs
It'm pd for A locke for mrs Stewardes pewe ijs viijd
It'm pd vnto woodlocke for nayles for ye same pewes ijs
It'm pd for a locke for one of ye pewes & for nayles for ye hinges iijs
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell the third day of May for A bill vjd
It'm pd vnto him ye same day iiijd
It'm pd for A bell rope ye same day xvd
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell ye xiiijth of June for ij billes 8d, & or breakefast—ijs 4d iijs
It'm pd for A quier of paper iiijd
It'm pd for a stocke locke for ye Churche gate iijs
It'm for settinge on of A bourd on ye same gate & A pece for ye ringe xjd
It'm pd vnto Sex for mendinge of ye Iron worke of ye smale bell viijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for naylinge of A bourd in ye last pewe of ye south Ile viijd
It'm for A loade of sande & A sacke of lyme for ye paveinge of A graue in ye North Ile And for coveringe of it xxd
It'm for fillinge of mr Russells Tumbe full of Earth xvjd
It'm for paveinge of A graue in ye north Ile of ye Churche viijd
It'm for vnder pynninge of ye newe pewes & for mendinge ij holes iiijd
It'm pd for paveinge of A graue where mr Russells tombe is ijs
It'm pd for Glyme for the same viijd
It'm pd ye xxiiijth of June for ye Clarke & sextons wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye Clocke & washinge ye Clothes iijs
It'm for Bromes and oyle for the Clocke vjd
Some of the paymtes in this their Ladie day quarter xijli, vjs, iijd.

paymentes in the firste yeare. 1582.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter.

Item paid the xviijth day of September vnto mr Rochell At Sct Clementes for ij billes viijd
It'm pd for or Dynn' ye same day iiijs iiijd
It'm pd for the Clarke And Sextons wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge ye Clocke & washinge ye clothes iijs
It'm pd for bromes iiijd & for oyle for ye Clocke ijd vjd
It'm pd more vnto Oliver At his releasemt xxd
Some of the paymentes in this their Midsom' quarter xls. ijd.

paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid for takeinge vpp ye stone where mr halfhide was laid xijd
It'm pd for or breakefast At ffulham ye vth of october when we went to the Bishopp Aboute the same matter iijs iiijd
It'm pd for a locke for ye furder Churchgate xxd
It'm pd for a key & for mendinge ye locke of ye store howse Dore viijd
It'm pd for half a C of tyle for the churche viijd
It'm pd for ij bushells of heayre xvd
It'm pd for a loade of lyme xijd
It'm pd ye tyler for one dayes worke a boute ye tilinge of ye Church xvd
It'm pd to his laborer ixd
It'm pd ye xijth of November for ij baldriges iijs
It'm for a rope for one of ye great bells & one for ye sainctes bell ijs vjd
It'm pd vnto ye iiij Ringers ye xvijth day of November iiijs
It'm pd ye same day for jli of candles iijd
It'm pd ye Clarke & sexton for their wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye clocke & for washinge ye Clothes iijs
It'm pd for bromes oyle for ye clocke & grese for ye bells ixd
It'm pd vnto mr waters for kepeinge of the harnes xs
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for lookinge to ye Clocke & guns xs
It'm pd for hollie Ivie rosemary & bayes xvjd
Some of this their Mighelmas quarter is iijli. xvjs. vd.
Some totall of the first yeares receiptes is xxjli, xviijs, xd.
Some totall of the paymentes is xxjli, vs, xjd.
So rest' vnlaid out for the first yeare xijs. xjd.

The accompte of Dirricke Heldon and John Kelsey Churchwardens Aforesaid for ye secounde yeare of their office haveinge Comencement from ye feast of our Lorde god 1582, And endinge on ye same feast of our Lord god 1583, Aswell of Receiptes As paymentes by them Receyvid And expended in this their said secounde yeare As p'ticularly in this their Accoumptes more playnely Appeareth.

Receipts

Item the said Accomptantes Chardge them selves wth the Remaynder & ou'plus of ye receiptes vnaunswerid in ye first yeare xijs xjd
It'm Receyvid towarde ye Clarke and Sextons wages And for pewes And rep'acons of ye Churche ye some of xli
It'm Receyvid for Token money xlviijs xjd
It'm Receyvid of mr Marke Steward for one yeares Rent [for the house] over the Churche lane vjs viijd
Receiptes for Burialls. Some of ye same Receiptes Amounteth vnto ye some of xiijli, viijs, vjd
December Item the xxvth day of December was buried Rob't Evans ni'l
It'm ye xxvijth was b: Rob't Moorton coffine and cloth viijd
It'm ye xxviijth was b: Mary Brooke ni'l
It'm the same day was b. Margery Heckwood worst cloth ijd
January It'm the thirde day of January was buried Margaret Rentall ni'l
It'm ye vth was b. Johan williams ni'll
It'm ye same day was b. Thomas Stevens worst cloth ijd
It'm the vijth was b. Elizabeth Leonard ni'l
It'm the xjth was b. [Richard] Stevens (fn. 13) worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Martine Martine ye sonne of John, coffine vjd
It'm the xviijth was b. Christian Toppin ni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. John Martine worst cloth & coffine viijd
It'm the xxjth was b. Thomas Rackewood worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxijth was b. Oliver Androwes yt was slayne, cloth iijd
It'm the xxiijth was b. John Dirricke Coffine and cloth viijd
It'm ye xxvth was b. Rose hartnall ni'l
It'm ye xxvjth was b. Elizabethe goldwege cloth ijd
It'm ye xxvijth was b. Rob't Richardson best cloth & ij peales ijs

Receiptes in the secounde yeare .1582.

Burialls in Christmas quarter.

January Item the xxxth day of January was buried John Martine coffine vjd
ffebruary It'm ye secounde of ffebruary was b. [Frances] deprie ni'l
It'm ye vjth was b. Garratt Johnson worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xijth was b. Edwarde Thompson, Joyn' ni'l
It'm ye xviijth was b. John Rice worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxth was b. william Tyler for ye ground in in ye Churche vjs viijd best cloth xxd ij peales iiijd viijs viijd
It'm ye xxjth was b. Richard Powell ni'll
It'm the xxiijth was b. John Borne worst cloth ijd
Marche It'm ye vjth of Marche was b. John Trott sadler for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, ye knell And cloth ijs xd, ij peales—iiijd ixs xd
It'm ye vijth was b. widdowe Evans (fn. 14) ye wif of willia' cloth xxd ye knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye viijth was b. Henry davie ye sonne of John ni'l
It'm ye ixth was b. A Chrisome of John Shrif not baptised ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Elizabeth Johnson ni'l
It'm ye xjth was b. Elizabeth Saunders worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. Judeth Hewse ni'l
It'm ye xxth was b. Lewis Orpe from Coven garden ni'l
It'm ye xxjth was b. Ellen wowen ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. a Chrisam, ye sonne of Nicholas Britif ni'l
It'm ye xxijth was b. a Chrisam of John Evans ni'l
Some of the Receiptes in this Christmas quarter is xxviijs xjd

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter .1583.

Marche Item the xxvjth day of Marche was buried At ye Savoy william Caworth (fn. 15) gent Attendant vppon ye right hon'able Sir Thomas Bromley knight Lord Chauncellor of England viijs
It'm ye xxvijth was b. John Ricket from ye spittle ni'l
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Elizabeth Danielstone best cloth & grave ijs ijd
It'm the xxxjth was b. Anne Gibbes ni'l
Aprill It'm ye iiijth of Aprill was b. A poore man yt died in ye streat ni'l
It'm the viijth was b. Rose Askam (fn. 16) ye wif of william for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, knell xiiijd, cloth & peales ijs iiijd xs ijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. John Donno (fn. 17) ni'l
It'm ye xxjth was b. John waringe A Chrisam ni'l
It'm ye xxvth was b. Henry [blank] s'u'nt to mr vaughan her maties footeman worst cloth ijd, ij peales iiijd vjd
It'm ye same day was b. Mary Allen yt died in ye feild ni'l

Receiptes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter.

Aprill. Item the xxviijth day of Aprill was b. At ye spitle of litle Sct Barthelmewes Robert Peter sadler ni'l
Item the same day was b. Marrian wildon worst cloth & coffine viijd
It'm ye xxxth was b. Anne Snellinge ni'l
May. It'm ye secound day of May was b. Thomas Knight worst cloth ijd
It'm ye iiijth was b. [blank] Griffine mr Skidmors man cloth and peales vjd
It'm ye vjth was b. william Ap owen out of ye feild ni'l
It'm ye viijth was b. A poore man out of the feild ni'l
It'm the xjth was b. Isabell Snellinge ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Margaret [blank] s'u'nt to mr Savage cloth ijd
It'm ye xiijth day was b. Catherin Kelley from Cursons worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. william Phippes ni'l
It'm the same day was b. one Richard out of ye feild ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. william warner worst cloth & ij peales vjd
It'm ye same day was b. Rob't Snellinge ni'l
It'm the xxvth was b. william wortley goldsmith thafter nones knell xiiijd, ij peales & coffine xd, worst cloth ijd ijs ijd
It'm ye xxxjth was b. James Coates worst cloth ijd, ij peales vjd
June It'm the thirde of June was b. George Emanson worst cloth ijd
It'm ye ixth was b. John Evans Pavior coffine & Cloth viijd
It'm ye same day was b. william Martine from ye spittle ni'l
It'm ye xth was b. Thomas ap Richard worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. Richard Brathwhit worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. Rob't Crodacke a chrisam ni'l
It'm ye xvth was b. Christoper Brathwhite best cloth xxd thafternones knell xiiijd, ye graue vjd, ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye same day was b. Barthelmew Emanson worst cloth ijd
It'm the xvjth was b. Anne Sex ye knell xiiijd, grave vjd, ye Cloth xxd, ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. [blank] Brathwhites wifes Child ni'l
It'm the xxth was b. John Anthony worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxjth was b. Margaret Browne ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd, ye cloth xxd, ij peales iiijd viijs viijd
Some of the receiptes in ther ladie day q'ter is xliijs ijd

Receiptes in the secound yeare .1583.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

June. Item ye xxviijth of June was buried John Tether (fn. 18) ni'l
July. It'm ye third of July was b. Jane Johnson ye daughter of Ebart, coffine vjd
It'm the ixth was b. Jane Trevet from ye Turnors, cloth ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Nicholas Britif best cloth xxd, the knell xiiijd, ye graue vjd ye peales viiijd iiijs
It'm ye xvth was b. Elizabeth wilkinson a child ni'l
It'm the xxjth was b. A Chrisam of Richard Skyers ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. a Chrisam of willia' [Smithe] not baptised ni'l
August It'm the first day of August was b. Judeth Delworth cloth ijd
It'm the third day was b. Margaret Tromble worst cloth ijd
It'm ye vijth was b. Lewis Evans from ye spitle ni'l
It'm ye ixth was b. Roger [blank] s'u'nt to Longe ye Cobler cloth ijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. mr Anthonie Crane (fn. 19) mr of her highnes most hon'able howshold, best cloth ijs, thafternones knell & peales xxijd iijs xd
It'm ye xxth was b. a Chrisam of John Jenninges not baptised ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. John Longe ye sonne of Rob't ni'l
It'm ye xxijth was b. Mary wilkinson ni'l
It'm ye xxiijth was b. Alice Pelford worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxiiijth was b. a Chrisam ye sonne of George Graven' ni'l
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Ophilant wright ye daughter of John ni'l
It'm ye xxxth was b. Oliver Hugen ye sonne of Oliver ni'l
September. It'm ye first day of September was b. Nicholas Adams ni'l
It'm the vth was b. John Allen from John Kentes, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye ixth was b. Annable Arowsmith ni'l
It'm ye xjth was b. John Brewer ni'l
It'm the xiiijth was b. Jeffery Griffine, coffine & cloth viijd
It'm the same day was b. Thomas Kent sonne of John, cloth ijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. At ye newe Churche yard mrs Dorothie Butler mr Cranes Daughter, best cloth ijs
It'm ye xixth was b. Elizabeth Kent ni'l
It'm the xxijth was b. John Johnes ye sonne of hewe ni'l
It'm the same day was b. Thomas Pridie, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xxiijth was b. A poore man out of ye feild ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Seble [blank] s'u'nt to mrs griffine, cloth ijd
It'm the xxiiijth was b. Samuell weston sonne of John ni'l
It'm the same day was b. Arnolde ffrize worst cloth ijd
It'm the same day was b. in ye temple Churche mrs Catherin Jones, best cloth ijs, ye knell xiiijd, iiij peales viijd iijs vjd
It'm ye xxvijth day was b. Cislie Boultby best cloth xxd ye knell xiiijd, the coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd iijs viijd
Some of the receiptes in this Midsom' quarter is xixs xd

Receiptes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

September. Item ye xxxth day of September was buried m'garet Johnson, coffine vjd
October. It'm ye first day of October was b. william Ruswell, coffine vjd
It'm the secounde was b. John Shreif ni'l
It'm the third was b. Hughe Jones ni'l
It'm ye ix was b. Hughes Jones ye ffather, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. a Chrisam of Edward Godsmithes (fn. 20) not baptised ni'l
It'm ye xiiijth was b. william Rice ye sonne of william ni'l
It'm the xviijth was b. Henry ffoxe & Thomas Goldsmith ni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. Joane Dawson & m'garet Stockedale ni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Joane Hollande ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. Barthelmewe Martine ni'l
It'm ye xxvijth was b. A Chrisam borne in ye streat ni'l
It'm the thirtith was b. Thomas waters, best cloth, coffine & peale ijs iiijd
November. It'm the first of November was b. Edbroughe Rickner ni'l
It'm the secounde was b. william ffornas (fn. 21) worst cloth ijd
It'm ye third was b. Edwarde Mason sonne of Thomas, worst cloth ijd
It'm the iiijth was b. ffriswith Hubarke ni'l
It'm the x was b. ffrauncis Holland worst cloth ijd
It'm the xiijth was b. Percifall Holland best cloth coffine & peales ijs vjd
It'm ye same day was b. Anne Newton from Thompsons ni'l
It'm ye xvjth was b. Richard Slaughter from ye curriers, worst cloth ijd
It'm ye xvijth was b. xp'ofer Stockedale ye sonne & George Erin, cloth ijd
It'm ye xxth was b. John Tyler ye sonne ni'l
It'm ye xxiijth was b. walter Rice from Collins worst cloth ijd
December. It'm ye secound of December was b: John Alake worst cloth ijd
It'm ye third day was b. John Evans & Susan Rawley ni'l
It'm ye iiijth was b. Edwarde Goldsmith, worst cloth ijd
It'm the vth was b. David Joanes of ye yeomen of he maties Chamb' for ye ground vjs viijd, knell xiiijd, best cloth xxd, ij peals 4d ixs xd
It'm ye vijth was b. Mary Hopwood ni'l
It'm ye xiijth was b. Rose walker worst cloth & one peale iiijd
It'm the xvijth was b. Henry Bickerstaff ni'l
It'm ye xviijth was b. a Chrisam of wm Jespars ni'l
It'm ye xxjth was b. ffrauncis Carver worst cloth ijd
It'm the xxijth was b. ij Chrisams of John Clarkes ni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was b. ffrauncis Stapler ni'l, & Agnes ballard for the best cloth xxd, coffine vjd, j peale ijd ijs iiijd
Some of ye burialls this Mighelmas quarter is xxs
Some totall of the burialls (fn. 22) is—vli xjs xjd
Some totall of the receiptes in this their secound yeare is xixli vd

Whereof.

paymentes in the secounde yeare .1582.

The said accomptantes demaunde Allowance for Disbursementes And expences by them ymployed And expended for the vse of the Churche and other ordinary And extraordinary Chardges in this their secound yeare 1582, & 1583, as p'ticulerly in this their accompt may Appeare.

paymentes in Christmas quarter.

Item paid the xviijth day of January vnto the plommer for iiijli of Lead to mend the gutter over the Pulpitt at vijd ye pound ijs iiijd
It'm paid vnto him self for half a dayes worke viijd
It'm paid vnto his Laborer iiijd
It'm paid vnto Oliver for paveinge of ij graves ijs
It'm paid the secound of marche for or Drinckinge At Sct Clemtes At ye p'sentmt of our bill iijs
It'm pd the xvth day of marche for ye puttinge in of or bill At Sct Clemtes iiijd
It'm pd for or drinckinge At that tyme ijs ijd
It'm pd the xxiiijth of m'che vnto Bartlet ye glasier for lx quarrels of glasse vjs vjd
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke And sexton for their wages xxxs
It'm paid vnto ye sexton for kepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for washinge of the Clothes xvjd
It'm pd for bromes And oyle for ye Clocke vjd
Some—ls xd

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1583.

Item pd for A seruice booke viijs
It'm pd the viijth of Aprill for A booke of Articles vjd
It'm pd to Rochell iiijd
It'm paid for our dynners the same day vijs
It'm pd for writinge of the gatheringe booke for this yeare xviijd
It'm pd vnto Sheppard for a searche for ye p'ishe inditemt iiijs iiijd
It'm pd the first day of may vnto Bellowes for mendinge of two pewes in the North Ile viijd
It'm pd for A newe Rope for the great waight for the Clocke wayinge xijli At iijd the pound iijs
It'm pd vnto ye Rope maker the xviijth of June for ij bell Ropes wayinge xiiijli At iijd the pound iijs iijd
It'm paid the xxth of June for paveinge of v graues iijs
It'm pd the Clarke And sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye Clocke & washinge ye clothes iijs
It'm pd for bromes & oyle for the clocke vjd
Some—iijli vs jd

paymentes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter.

Item paid vnto Nicholas Bedworth Scr' for writinge of the straungers bill three tymes & for his goinge wth vs (fn. 23) ijs
It'm paid the third of July for A booke of Articles At the Bishoppes visitacon xijd
It'm pd for the Aunsweringe of them Articles ijs iiijd
It'm pd for our p'sentment iiijd
It'm pd for or Dynn' ther ixs xd
It'm pd for one booke of homyles & one other booke ixd
It'm paid to Trippett for carryinge of ye filth out of the Churche yard vjd
It'm paid vnto Sex for mendinge one of ye Irons of the great bell viijd
It'm pd to Trippett for A day & a halfes worke xijd
It'm pd for ij sackes of lyme viijd
It'm paid vnto Louckes for A newe key for the west dore And for mendinge of ye Locke of the same ijs iijd
It'm pd for our excomunicacon (fn. 24) xxijd
It'm pd for other billes And writinges xiiijd
It'm pd the xxxth of July for ringinge At her maties Remove from grenewch to Oatelandes viijd
It'm pd the Clarke And sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for kepinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for washinge of the clothes xvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd, & oyle for the clocke ijd vjd
Some—lviijs vjd

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid for Ringinge the vth of October At her maties Comynge to Sct James viijd
It'm paid the ixth of October for our bill to ye Archdeacon iiijd
It'm paid to the somner iiijd
It'm paid for or Drinckeinge the same day ijs
It'm paid vnto Bellowes the xxth of October for mendinge of two seates in ij pewes in ye middle Ile viijd
It'm paid for Ringinge ye xvijth day of November At ye Chaunge At her maties Raigne iiijs
It'm for A pound of Candles iijd
It'm pd for Ringinge ye xxvth of November when her matie went to Hampton court. viijd, And At her Retorne backe Againe ye xxixth of the same moneth viijd xvjd

paymentes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid the xxth of December for Ringinge At ye Queenes maties Remove from St James to whithall viijd
It'm paid vnto Oliver for paveinge of A graue by the font And for sand to ye same ixd
It'm paid vnto the Clarke & sexton for their wages xxxs
It'm paid for kepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm paid for washinge of the clothes xvjd
It'm paid for hollie and Ivie Rosemarie & bayes xvjd
It'm pd for bromes And oyle for ye Clocke vjd
It'm for A pint of oyle for the bells iijd
It'm paid vnto mathewe Clarke for mendinge iij clappers iijs
It'm pd vnto him for lookeinge vnto ye Clocke & gonnes for this whole yeare xs
It'm paid vnto william waters for seeinge vnto the harnes xs
It'm paid vnto Nicholas Bedworth Scr' for writing And ingrossinge this or Accompt And for ye gathering booke xvs
Some is—iiijli iiijs jd
Some Totall of the secound yeares Receiptes is xixli vd
Some Totall of the paymentes in this their secound yeare is xijli xviijs vjd
So remaynes in or handes redie to be deliu'ed vnto the newe Churchwardens At ye giveinge vpp of this our Accompt this p'nt sonday the xvjth day of ffebruary, 1583, the some of vjli. js. xjd.

Made and examyned the day And yeare Abouesaid by the maisters of the p'ishe hereunder named.

[Signed]
Thom's ffowler
John Colbrand
Nicholas [mark]
Wyll'm Jesper
Anthony harris
xp'oforus Heyward
Myles lakyn
Christians m'ke
ffrancis haeck
the mark [mark] of peter Young
the mark [mark] of corneles godfrey.

All these acountes from the count of Rychard Darlow and thomas broune (fn. 25) meusision soueded (fn. 26) in to this boke by Edward Stylkragg and dauy delaye cherch Wardones elecke and chosen by the holl consente of the par[i]shners for the yere of our lorde 1583.

Footnotes

  • 1. sic for Mrs, Wife of Thomas Windebank (vide signature p. 434). On Aug. 21, 1582, their son was baptised in the church—" Fraunciscus Wyndeba'cke" (Nat. Dict. Biog.)
  • 2. Ebury Farm.
  • 3. Geo. Woodlocke (R.)
  • 4. Joanna Rawlett (R.)
  • 5. Nelson (R.)
  • 6. The only mention which the parish records contain of the acquisition of a new burial ground.
  • 7. Elizabeth (R.)
  • 8. Symonis (R.)
  • 9. The Register gives over 140 names this year. Note the large number that died in the streets and fields. The Ratebook again records payments to "searchers."
  • 10. cf. n. 2, p. 255.
  • 11. Boat-hire.
  • 12. vide note 3, p. 255.
  • 13. Carles, alias Stevens (R.)
  • 14. alias Marks (R.)
  • 15. Chaworth (R.)
  • 16. Askewe (R.)
  • 17. Du'moe (R.)
  • 18. Tedder (R.)
  • 19. He left 20s. to the poor (Ratebook 1585–6).
  • 20. Goldsmithe (R.)
  • 21. Furishe (R.)
  • 22. The total is over 150; nearly half of these were buried without fees. The Ratebook records payments to searchers and to various persons whose houses were visited by the plague.
  • 23. cf. pp. 200, 209, 234.
  • 24. There is no explanation of this in any of the parish documents.
  • 25. Churchwardens from Christmas 1573 to Christmas 1575 (p. 275).
  • 26. Sewed.