Parish officers, St Mary Colechurch
1631-4

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'Parish officers, St Mary Colechurch: 1631-4', St Mary Colechurch: vestry minutes: 1613-72 (2011). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=119315 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Parish officers, 1631-4

From Guildhall Library MS 64: St Mary Colechurch Vestry Minutes 1612-1700.

fol. 17: Parish officers 13 April 1631

Title Forename Surname Office
Mr Edward Basse churchwarden
Mr William Pitchford churchwarden
Mr Jeames Clark sideman
Mr Edward Harvy sideman (fn. 1)
Mr Mannering Ceassors for the poore
Mr Box Ceassors for the poore
Mr Towse Ceassors for the poore
Mr Fullcher Ceassors for the poore
Mr Shambrooke Ceassors for the poore
Mr Willson Ceassors for the poore
Mr Pratt Ceassors for the poore
Mr Dudley Ceassors for the poore (fn. 2)
Mr Cowdall Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Mannering Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Box Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Towse Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Shambrooke Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Webb Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Fullcher Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Willson Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Pratt Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman
Mr Dudley Auditors for the accompt of Edward Chapman (fn. 3)
Mr Randall Mannering Common Counsell
Mr Henry Box Common Counsell
Mr Wm Pitchford Questman
Mr Phillip Prate Questman
Mr Phillip Prate constable
Mr Medcalfe constable (fn. 4)
Mr Jo Holte scavenger
Robt Rudd

fol. 17v: Parish officers 5 April 1632

Title Forename Surname Office
Mr William Pitchford churchwarden
Mr Phillip Prate churchwarden
Mr Rodger Ellis sideman
Mr John Fletcher sideman
Mr Towse Ceassors for the poore
Mr Mannering Ceassors for the poore
Mr Box Ceassors for the poore
Mr Fulsher Ceassors for the poore
Mr Webb Ceassors for the poore
Mr Jeames Ceassors for the poore
Mr Wilson Ceassors for the poore
Mr Ellis Ceassors for the poore (fn. 5)
Mr Cowdall Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Towse Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Mannering Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Box Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Shambrooke Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Fulsher Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Webb Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Jeanes Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Wilson Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse
Mr Ellis Auditors for the accompt of Ed: Basse (fn. 6)
Mr Randall Mannering Common Counsell
Mr Henry Box Common Counsell
Mr Phillip Pratt Constable and questman
Mr Thomas Jeanes Constable and questman
Mr Thomas Jeanes scavenger
Robert Rud beadle (fn. 7)

fol. 18: Parish officers 25 April 1633

Title Forename Surname Office
Mr William Haughton lectuerer (fn. 8)
Mr Phillip Pratt churchwarden
Mr Richard Utber churchwarden
Mr Robert Renalls sideman
Mr Adam Towse sideman
Mr Cowdall Ceassors for the poore
Mr Touse Ceassors for the poore
Mr Mannering Ceassors for the poore
Mr Box Ceassors for the poore
Mr Fulcher Ceassors for the poore
Mr Shambrooke Ceassors for the poore
Laurence Ceassors for the poore
Mr Willson Ceassors for the poore
Mr Dudly Ceassors for the poore (fn. 9)
Mr Cowdall Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Towse Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Mannering Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Box Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Shambrooke Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Fulcher Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Willson Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Laurence Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford
Mr Ellis Auditors for the accompt of Will: Pitchford (fn. 10)

fol. 18v: Parish officers 10 April 1633

Although this list would appear to be the first for the year chronologically, the names of the serving churchwardens (Pratt and Utber) suggest that it should be the second.

Title Forename Surname Office
Mr Utber churchwarden
Mr Dudley churchwarden
Mr Sleigh sideman
Mr Godfree sideman
Mr Cowdall Ceassors for the poore (fn. 11)
Mr Mannering Ceassors for the poore
Mr Box Ceassors for the poore
Mr Wilsone Ceassors for the poore
Mr Laramor Ceassors for the poore
Mr Janes Ceassors for the poore
Mr Harvie Ceassors for the poore
Mr Pitchford Ceassors for the poore (fn. 12)
Mr Cowdall Auditors for the accompte
Mr Mannering Auditors for the accompte
Mr Box Auditors for the accompte
Mr Wilsone Auditors for the accompte
Mr Pitchford Auditors for the accompte
Mr Laurance Auditors for the accompte
Mr Bunell Auditors for the accompte
Mr Basse Auditors for the accompte
Mr Fulcher Auditors for the accompte
Mr Mudford Auditors for the accompte
Mr Shambrooke Auditors for the accompte (fn. 13)
Mr Randall Mannering Common Counsell
Mr Henry Box Common Counsell
Mr Jaines Constable and questman
Mr Dudley Constable and questman
Mr Laurance scavenger
Robarte Rud beadle (fn. 14)

fol. 19v: Parish officers 22 December 1634

Title Forename Surname Office
Mr John Towse Common Counsell
Mr Randall Manwaring Common Counsell
Mr John Lorimore Constable
Mr Fredrick Clapper Constable
Mr Thomas Dudley Warmat Inquest (fn. 15)
Mr John Lorimore Warmat Inquest
Mr de Great Skavenger
Robart Rud

Footnotes

1 forename difficult to read as overwritten
2 "and the 2 Churchwardens"
3 "and the 2 Churchwardens"
4 replaced Mr William Pitchford, who fined
5 and "the two Churchwardens"
6 and "the two Churchwardens"
7 Mr Richard Utber fined for the offices of scavenger, wardmore inquest and constable
8 name and office v unclear
9 and "the two Churchwardens"
10 and "the two Churchwardens"
11 crossed out
12 "and the two Churchwardens"
13 and "the two Churchwardens"
14 Mr Roger Ellis freed from serving as scavinger as he had done so in another parish
15 Mr Thomas Dudley was freed from serving as constable for another year having just done so