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The inhabitants of London in 1638
'Inhabitants of London in 1638: St. Nicholas Olives in Bread Street', The inhabitants of London in 1638 (1931), pp. 164-165. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32058 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.
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ST. NICHOLAS OLIVES IN BREAD STREET.
Mr. Atkinson sometimes farmed his benefice and received of the parishioners fines that the tithe might be abated, and left to the successor a book
so impaired that the whole tithe per ann. was but £24. It is to be humbly
prayed that such loss may be repaired and the like prevented.
The total sum of tithe after 2/9 the pound according to this moderate
value is £113/1/8.
Richard Chesshire, Rector.
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