Extracts from the accounts
1670-1680

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J. D. Marwick (editor)

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1905

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'Extracts from the accounts: 1670-1680', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow vol. 3: 1663-1690 (1905), pp. 495-504. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47788 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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From Michaelmas, 1670, to Michaelmas, 1671.

DISCHARGE.
Item, to John Hall for drogs to poor people, be warrand, 54 12 0
Item, to Mr. William Abercrumbie for preatching in the Utter Kirk, be warrand, 66 13 0
Item, to the tradis for the expenssis they wer at in sending their commissioner to London and utheris to Edinburgh, be warrand, 1866 13 4
Item, to Jonet Reid for the tounes denner at Witsonday last and wther expenssis with noblemen, be warrand, 276 18 6
Item, Mr. John Bowie, conforme to his discharge in the book, 540 0 0
Item, to Mr. William Stirling for his last yeares stipend and hous maill, by his discharge in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill, by his discharge in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, deburssed to Robert Boyd, measoune, for building the dyk about the grein, eight pund starling, by his warrand, 96 0 0

From Michaelmas, 1671, to Michaelmas, 1672.

DISCHARGE.
Item, to John Jonstoune for his expenssis, and the expenssis of theis that went with him to give a call to Mr. Hoome, be warrand daitit the 6 December, 43 3 4
Item, deburst for transportatioune of Mr. John Gray, minister, fra Tillieallane to this burgh, fyftine pundis starling, and twa hundreth markis deburst to Mr. William Abercrumbie for his bygane preaching in the Uter Kirk, be warrand daitit 11 May 1672, both extending to 313 6 8
Item, to John Hall for drogs to poor people, be warrand daitit 1 June, £45 14 0
Item, deburst to Mr. William Stirling, minister, for his stipend and hous maill the year 1672, by discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill, be discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. John Gray for his first halfe yeares stipend and hous maill, by discharges in the clarkis handis, 540 0 0
Item, to Mr. David Liddell in pairt payment of his stipend as minister of the Barrony Kirk for the year 1672, by his discharge is 300 0 0
Item, to Mr. Archibald Dennestoune for his service as precenter in the Uter Hie Kirk fra Candlemas 1671 to Candlemas 1672, by discharges, 40 0 0

From Michaelmas, 1672, to Michaelmas, 1673.

CHARGE.
Item, the compter charges himselfe with 400 li. starling borrowit be the toune fra the archbischop of Glasgow, and receavit be the thesaurer, 4800 0 0
DISCHARGE.
Item to Johne Hall, chyrurgian, be warrand on the 2 of Maij for drogs and medicamentis to poor people sen the 2 of Octobour last, 61 16 0
Item, to Mr. William Stirling, minister, for his stipend and hous maill the year 1673, by discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill, be discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. John Gray for his stipend and hous maill, by discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr David Liddle in compleit payment of his bygane stipend as minister of the Barrony for the year 1672, the rest being payit be John Braidie, conforme to his discharge in the book, 600 0 0
Item, to the craftis hospitall for the grund annuale of the Fleshmercat for the year 1672 as be discharge, 0 8 0

From Michaelmas, 1673, to Michaelmas, 1674.

DISCHARGE.
Item, deburst to twa bursars and twa poor men be ordour of the lait archbishop in the first end of the annuelrent the toune owes him be band, eight pundis starling, and to John M'Kewne and John Park fyftie markis for ane yeares annuelrent of ane thousand markis quhilk the toune was awand be band to umquhill James Duncane, and quherto they have now right be assignatioune fra Mertimes 1672 to Mertimes 1673, conforme to the warrand of counsell daitit the tenth of January 1674, both extending to £129 6 8
Item, to the said poor men and boyes, conforme to the said bischops ordour and their discharge, 96 0 0
Item, to George Waird for his incurragment to keep a school for learning the young childern to wryt, be warrand daitit 24 September last, 29 0 0
Item, be warrand daitit 1 October, for paying the fyne the toune was fyned in for conventickles that wer keeped within the toune, 1200 0 0
Item, to Mr. William Stirling for his stipend and hous maill, conforme to his twa discharges in the book for the year 1674, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill, be his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Johne Gray for his stipend and hous maill, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0

From Michaelmas, 1674, to Michaelmas, 1675.

DISCHARGE.
Item, with quhat he deburst to Sir George Maxwell of Newark quhilk he deburst on the tounes accompt for thretty moneths cess for the landis of Newport Glasgow, and for the few dewtie therof, being four markis be year since the tounes buying therof, and for their proportioune of the mentenance of the militia hors, be warrand daitit 15 December 1674, 40 13 4
Item, to Mr. David Liddell, be warrand daitit 29 December, that was restand to him of his stipend as minister of the Barrony Kirk, 540 0 0
Item, be warrand daitit 5 March 1675, to the relict of umquhill John Heriot for her supplie, 20 0 0
Item, to Walter Whyt to pay his passage to the Wastern Islandis, be warrand daitit the 16 March 1675, £72 0 0
Item, to John Bryssoune for himselfe and partiners 168 li., and to the proveist 168 li. for the pryce of four hodgisheides French wyne, and also to the proveist thrie pundis starling for a terce of Ranish wyne, and to baillie Johnstoune 168 li. for uther twa hodgisheidis French wyne, all furnished be the toune to noblemen and utheris and spent in the tounes affaires this last year, be warrand daitit the 27 September 1675, all extending to 540 0 0
Item, be the warrand daitit 2 October to the clarkis servantis for extraourdinarie wrytting ane hundreth markis, and to Robert Boyd for measone wark £97 17 s. 2 d., and £724 0 s. 6 d. payit to severall persones, being spent quhen the burrowes sat last here in July last, all extending to 888 10 0
Item, deburst to Mr. William Stirling, minister, for his last yeares stipend by his discharges in the book and his hous maill 1675 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill the said year by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. John Gray for his stipend and hous maill as by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. David Liddell for halfe ane yeares stipend as minister of the Barrony Kirk fra Mertimes 1674 to Witsonday 1675, as be discharge, 450 0 0
Item, deburst for nine moneths supplie for the poor of the toune preceiding the first of August last, at 192 li. for sex of the said moneths and 265 li. 14s. for ilk moneth of the uther thrie, conforme to the kirk sessioune clark his recept, 1949 2 0
Item, deburst for repairing the castell, quhilk the bishop is to allow at their accomodatioune anent the tyndis or utherwayes, 651 0 0

From Michaelmas, 1675, to Michaelmas, 1676.

CHARGE.
Item, with quhat he receavit fra James Fairie restand of the pryce of Cowlaires and Seggieholme, extending to 1400 0 0
Item, with quhat he receavit from Towcors for the tak of the tyndis of his haill landis and for the byrunes preceiding this tyme, extending to 733 6 8
DISCHARGE.
In primis, deburst be the compter to Robert Mein for furnishing of newes letters to the toune fra September 1674 to September 1675, be warrand of counsell daitit the 23 of Octobour 1675, £60 0 0
Item, to James Birscat quhilk he payit in Holland for getting the meikle bell in Briggait castin over againe, and for charges theranent, be warrand daitit the 30 Octobour 1675, 463 4 0
Item, to Mr. William Conynghame for paying of persones that castis the grund at Newport for the breist work to ane accompt, be warrand daitit 22 February, 1676, 96 0 0
Item, be the same warrand to bailie Andersone and utheris that went doune to Newport to measour the grund, for their expenssis, 80 0 0
Item, to John Nisbit for the halfe of the few dewty payable to the archbishop for the Gorballis and utheris the cropt 1674, 118 8 2
Item, to bailie Campbell for his expenssis and charges in attending the counsell at Edinburgh anent the Irish victuall, be warrand daitit the 9th September 1676, 60 0 0
Item, to Mr. Samuell Heslett for his incurradgement to keep a wrytting school, be warrand daitit 30 September, 29 0 0
Item, to John Nisbet, the bischops chamberland, for the few dewtie payable to the archbischop out of the landis of Gorballis and the toune, the year 1675, 238 15 8
Item, deburst be the compter to Mr. William Stirling, minister, for his stipend and hous maill the last year 1676, by his twa discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for his said last yeares stipend and hous maill, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. John Gray for his stipend and hous maill the said year, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander George, minister of the Barrony Kirk, for his stipend fra Witsonday 1675 to Witsonday 1676, and communion elementis, conforme to his discharge, 950 0 0
Item, lent to the partiners of the soaparie, for quhilk Sir George Maxwell of Pollok is to allow to the toune in the first end of his band of 6000 li. dew be the toune to him, or then give his band for payment thereof, quhilk is 1680 0 0

From Michaelmas, 1676, to Michaelmas, 1677.

DISCHARGE.
Item, be warrand daitit 16 Junij to Thomas Findlay to buy him new clothes to his lauriatioune, £40 0 0
Item, be warrand daitit the 8 of September 1677, to Thomas Comlie for halfe a yeares furnishing of newes letters and gazetis to the toune, 30 0 0
Item, to Mr. Niniane Patersoune, be warrand daitit 29 September 1677, to helpe to print a book that he hes dedicat to the toune, 120 0 0
Item, be warrand of the same dait, to James Thomesone sex pundis starling in pairt payment of quhat he is to have for cutting the Kings armes, and to John Hendrie fyve pundis starling in pairt payment of quhat he is to have for drawing the Kings portrat, inde, 132 0 0
Item, be warrand of the same dait, to James Cleland, for making up the excyse of the shyre for the landis of Gorballis, twentie seavine pundis x s. and to James Williamsone twelfe pundis Scotis to helpe to big a bridge betwixt Hammiltoune and Lanerk, 39 10 0
Item, deburst be the compter to Mr. William Stirling for his stipend and hous maill this last year, 1677, till Witsonday, conforme to his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for the said yeares stipend and maill, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. John Gray for the said yeares stipend and maill, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander George of stipend for the Barrony Kirk and communion elementis, by his discharges in the book, fra Witsonday 1676 to Witsonday 1677, 950 0 0
Item, to John Robeson, chyrurgian, for his fiell, 66 13 4
Item, to Evir M'Neill for cuting of theis of the stone that ar trubled with the gravell, of fiell, 66 13 4
Item, to Mistres Cumyng to pay her hous maill fra Witsonday 1676 to Witsonday 1677, 66 13 4

From Michaelmas, 1677, to Michaelmas, 1678.

CHARGE.
Item, with quhat he receavit fra James Andersoune restand of the thrie hundreth pundis starling mortified be bischop Lightoune and put in the tounes hands, for mentinance of a bursary of philosophie in the colledge and twa poor men in the bischop's hospitall, extending to £706 13 4
DISCHARGE.
Item, to Johne Nisbit for a terce of wine furnished be him to the archbischop the last year, be warrand the 16 Februarij 1678, 56 0 0
Deburst be the compter to Mr. William Stirling for his stipend and hous maill for this last year, as be his twa discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill the said last year befor Witsounday 1678, be his twa discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Johne Gray for his stipend and hous maill the said year, be his twa discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander George for his yeares stipend as minister in the Barronye, and for the communion elementis, as be his discharge in the book for the said year, 950 0 0
Item, to doctour Birsban for his yeares feill as phisitian to the toune, 66 13 4
Item, to Evir M'Neill for his yeares fiell for cutting poor people of the stone, 66 13 4
Item, to Patrick Bell for keeping him in the colledge as ane bursar, the haill bursaries at the tounes presentatioune being supplied for the tyme, 60 0 0
Item, to Walter Watsoune for a yeares cellary in keeping him in the colledge, conforme to bischop Lightounes mortificatioune, fra Mertimes 1677 to Mertimes 1678, 108 0 0
Item, to John Scot for a yeares pension as ane of the poor placed in the bischops hospitall be bischop Lightounes mortificatioune, fra Mertimes 1677 to Mertimes 1678, 54 0 0

From Michaelmas, 1678, to Michaelmas, 1679.

DISCHARGE.
Item, payit to these who convoyed the archbischop quhen he was goeing to Edinburgh, be warrand daitit the nynth of August 1679, 60 0 0
Item, to George Johnstoune, baillie, for his debursmentis in the toune the tyme of the late rebellion, be warrand daitit the 23 August 1679, £131 11 0
Item, to John Raltoune, quartermaister, for his paines in quartering the sojouris the last year, be warrand of the same dait, 120 0 0
Item, deburst for a gold box and sundrie silver boxes for burgessis tikitis quhen the duk of Baclough and sundry uther gentlemen wer made burgessis, as the same was agried be the deane of gild, conforme to the compt given in be Robert Brok, goldsmith, all extending to 158 18 0
Item, for drogs and medicamentis, and to the doctor that waited on Mr. John Lies (fn. 1) quhen he was seik the last year, be warrand datit the 18 October 1679, 52 9 0
Item, deburst be the compter to Mr. William Stirling for his stipend and hous maill, by his discharges in the book for the last year, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne, minister, for the said yeares stipend and hous maill, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. John Gray for the said yeares stipend and hous mail, be his 2 discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander George for his stipend as minister at the Barrony Kirk, conforme to his discharges and for the communion elementis the last year, 950 0 0
Item, to Mr. George Adame, precentour of the Inner Hie Church, of fiell, be his discharge, 200 0 0
Item, to Walter Watsone, precentour of the Laigh Kirk, of fiell, fra Witsonday 1678 to Witsonday 1679, 40 0 0
Item, to Robert Forrest, precentour of the Uter Hie Kirk, of fiell, fra March 1678 to March 1679, be his discharges, 40 0 0
Item, to Coline Hammill, jylour, of fiell, and for furnishing coall and candle to the counsel-hous and deane of gildis hous, 26 13 4
Item, to Mr. Alexander George for his mans and gleib, of the landis of Linings Haugh, 1 9 4

From Michaelmas, 1679, to Michaelmas, 1680.

DISCHARGE.
Item, deburst to Arthur Takitis for his litle yaird and entrie at the new vennell, be warrand daitit 26 February 1680, £66 13 4
Item, be warrand daitit 7 June 1680, to John Louk in pairt payment of quhat he is to have in the first end of the pryce of the land bought from him and joyned to the Grein, quhilk is. 480 0 0
Item, payit for the pryce of the landis in Saltmercat quhilk belonged to umquhill Edward Robesoune, be warrand daitit the 2nd July 1680, 2800 0 0
Item, be warrand daitit 7 August, to the executores of umquhill Doctor Strang in satisfactioune of ane thousand markis and utheris they wer persewing the toune for, 566 13 4
Item, to Patrick Bryce for his incurradgment to sett doune new coall pitis in Gorballis, be warrand daitit the 2nd October last, 333 6 8
Item, to Thomas Craufurd for incuradgment to build his hous in Saltmercat, be warrand of the same dait, 1000 0 0
Item, be that same warrand to Androw Wallace for the los of ane hors, 24 0 0
Item, to John Robesoune for drogs to poor people, be the same warrand, 100 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander Mylne for his stipend and hous maill fra Witsounday 1679 to Witsounday 1680, by his discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. Johne Gray for the same yeares stipend and hous maill, as by discharges in the book, 1080 0 0
Item, to Mr. William Stirling, then ane of the ministers, for the last halfe year he servit fra Witsonday 1679 to Mertimes 1679, conforme to his discharge in the book, 540 0 0
Item, mair to him for halfe ane yeares hous maill fra Mertimes 1679 to Witsonday 1680, he being then transported and did quyt to Mr. Adame Gordoune any stipend was then owing to him, the said Mr. Adame having succeided in his place, 40 0 0
Item, to the said Mr. Adame Gordoune, ane of the tounes ministers, the said halfe yeares stipend, viz. fra Mertimes 1679 to Witsonday 1680, by his discharge in the book, 500 0 0
Item, to Mr. Alexander George, minister of the Barrony, for his stipend and communion elementis, by his discharge in the book, fra Witsonday 1679 to Witsonday 1680, inde, £950 0 0
Item, to the minister of the Barrony Kirk, dew out of the landis of Provand, for his mans and glyb [and] of Linnings Haugh, fra Witsonday 1679 to Witsonday last, 21 4 2
Item, to James Lies and John Androw, curatouris to William Kirk, for the pryce of alevine ruid land bought in fra him and joyned to the new grein, 620 0 0
Item, to Robert M'Cuir for the pryce of twa aiker land in Mylnhill joyned to the new grein, 666 13 4

Footnotes

1 Lies or Lees was injured while trying to suppress a conventicle. See footnote, antea, pp. 257–8.