The Inhabitants of London in 1638. Originally published by Society of Genealogists, London, 1931.
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ST. OLAVES, OLD JEWRY.
MS. p. 293.
Ann. Dom. 1638.
The Vicarage of St. Olaves, Old Jewry within London, is in Tithes, Easter offer., Mar. Church. Bur. and rents yearly now worth clearly to the Vicar (as will after appear) Seventy five pounds, eight shillings, three pence farthing, deducendis deductis. Presented by me Thos. Tuke the now incumbent.
May 15, 1638.
MS. p. 293a.
The value of the houses and things Tithable moderately rated in their rents by the year.
Ald. Gurny kept's shrievalry in her house, paid £200 rent for it, told me it was richly worth an £100 a year and that he would have been tenant of it for 21 years and have paid an £100 yearly, but could not obtain his desire Yet this said Alderman Gurny does owe me tithes for 3 quarters unless I will take half a crown for a quarter.
Total sum of yearly rents amounts to £1,142.
Whole sum of yearly tithes as they be now paid arises to £53/1/10.
Casualties, Burials, Weddings, Churchings, Easter offerings, etc., do in the year come to much about ten or twelve pounds.
To the Vicarage belongs a dwelling house (the Vicar's house) worth £8 or £10 a year, as houses go now, situate at the west end of the churchyard, of which the vicar present lets a piece for a while which yields him 12 pence a week and has so done since the first of October last.
To the said Vicarage appertains a tenement situated the east end of the churchyard which yields the Vicar for the present nine pounds per annum.
MS. p. 296.
Out of this benefice the King receives yearly for Tenth £1/1/10¾ and the Collector /4 for his acquittance.
Also to the Archdeacon yearly 3/4 for Procuration.
The full sum of present tithes, Easter offerings and other casualties and rents now received for the whole year comes to £76 13s. 10d.
The whole sum of that which goes constantly out of this Vicarage in the year, due to his Majesty and to the Archdeacon is £1/5/6¾.
£1/5/6¾ taken out of £76/13/10, there remains to the Vicar £75/8/3¼ of yearly incomings to the now incumbent. Thos. Tuke.