Valuations
Taxation (1291) and Valor Ecclesiasticus (1535)

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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E.A. Webb

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1921

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378-384

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'Valuations: Taxation (1291) and Valor Ecclesiasticus (1535)', The records of St. Bartholomew's priory [and] St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield: volume 1 (1921), pp. 378-384. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51758 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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TAXATIO ECCLESIASTICA

Property (bona) of the Priory of St. Bartholomew.

(Translated from the Taxatio Ecclesiastica, 1291.)

Temporalities. Spiritualities.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
p. 9 b. St. Dunstan in the West 17 6
All Hallows Honylane 2 17 0
St. Mary, Staining. 1 5 0
Alhallows the Wall 4 0
St. Gregory 2 0
St. Bartholomew the Less (by the Exchange) 8 0
St. Martin Outwich 1 0 0
St. Thomas Apostle 2 0
St. Mildred Walbrooke (Poultry) 2 6
St. Anthony 10 0
St. Botolph Aldersgate 7 3 6
St. Mary Woolnoth 15 0
St. Margaret Lothbury 12 2
St. John Zachary 2 0
St. Agnes Aldersgate 13 4
St. Stephen Jewry (Coleman) 6 4
St. Martin Ludgate 2 16 8
St. Bridget (Bride) 3 6
St. Peter Thames Street (Paul's Wharf) 8 0
St. Nicholas Tower (Acon) 2 0 4
St. Mary-le-Bow 4 10 0
St. Vedast Foster 1 9 0
St. Dunstan in the East 1 4 0
St. Michael Candlewick (Crooked Lane) 7 10
St. Augustine by the Gate 18 6
St. Lawrence Jewry 1 15 8
Holy Trinity the Less 1 4 0
St. Matthew Friday Street 3 6
St. Alban Wood Street 5 0
St. Mary Aldermanbury 3 0
St. Andrew Holborn 2 0
St. Peter Wood Street (Cheap) 3 4 0
St. Alphage. 7 6
St. Michael Cornhill. 19 0
St. Michael in Hoggen-lane (Wood Street) 13 0
St. Andrew Baynard (Wardrobe) 18 0
St. Martin Pomary (or Pomeroy) 3 8 0
Carried forward: £44 0 10
Brought forward: 44 0 10
St. Giles, Cripplegate 1 18 8
St. Leonard next St. Martin (Eastcheap) 3 0
St. Olave (Hart Street) 6 0
St. Bennet Woodwharf (Paul's Wharf) 3 0 0
St. Nicholas Coleabby 6 8
St. Mary Magdalen in Fish Street 11 4
St. Michael of the Corne (Querne) 13 4
Islington, land rents and meadows 1 15 0
Alhallows, Bread Street. 1 16 0
St. Michael Paternoster Church (Royal) 3 4
Alhallows Grassechurch (Lombard Street) 1 13 4
St. Sepulchre without Newgate 15 18 2
Total London parishes 72 5 8
p. 13 b. In Tottenham (Middlesex), meadows 10 0
" Enfield (Middlesex), meadows 9 0
" Little Stanmore, lands, rents, and meadows 4 7 4
p. 15. " Amwell (Herts), meadows 12 0
" Meesden (Essex), lands and meadows 7 6
p. 17. " Sunbury (Middlesex), a portion of the church 1 6 8
p. 17 b. " Little Stanmore (Middlesex), the church 2 0 0
p. 19. " St. Michael's Bassishaw by a payment 2 0
p. 21. " Danbury (Essex), patronage of the church 3 0 0
" Theydon Bois (Essex), the church 4 13 4
p. 23 b. " Bradfield (Essex), the church 8 0 0
p. 25 b. " Bobbingworth (Essex), rents 8 0
p. 26. " Walthamstow (Essex), meadows 1 1 0
p. 28. " Bradfield (Essex), rents 1 0 0
p. 28 b. " Elmdon (Essex), rents 6 9
" Clavering and Langley (Essex), lands, meadows, rents, and customs 2 0 6
" Newport (Essex), lands, rents, and customs 6 0
" Chrishall (Essex), land and rents 1 1 0
Carried forward: £90 8 10½ £19 2 0
Brought forward: 90 8 10½ 19 2 0
p. 29. In Depden (Essex), land 10 0
" Birchhanger (Essex), rent 2 0
" Colchester (Essex), rent 5 7
p. 46. " Mentmore (Bucks), land and rent 9 10
p. 33 b. " " " the church 8 0 0
p. 49. " Hockliffe (Beds.), rent 10 0
p. 52 b. " Shenley (Herts.), land 10 0
p. 116. " Lowestoft (Suffolk), church 4 13 4
" " " vicarage 4 6 8
" Gorleston (Suffolk), church 20 0 0
" " " vicarage 6 13 4
" Yarmouth (Little) (Suffolk), church 4 6 8
" " " " vicarage 4 6 8
" Mellys and Wenhaston (Suffolk), a portion of the church of Wenhaston 2 16 8
p. 133. " Thorpe (Suffolk), rent 15 0
Totals 93 11 74 5 4
Total assessed value of the income of the monastery in the year 1291 £167 16

VALOR ECCLESIASTICUS

Property of the Priory of St. Bartholomew.

(Translated from the Valor Ecclesiasticus, (fn. 1) 1535.)

£ s. d. £ s. d.
The value of the monastery, courtyards, gardens, orchards, and houses in the Close—no profit rental shown
Rents in the City of London and suburbs 451 3 7
The manor of Canonbury (Middlesex) 26 8 7
Portepole " 10 0 0
Acton " 15 13 4
Hendon " 6 13 4
Great Stanmore " 20 0 0
Little Stanmore " 80 18
Charlton or Chardington " 10 0
Fulpashe (fn. 2) 4 0 0
Carried forward: (fn. 3) £615 7
Brought forward: 615 7
Average value in wood in Hendon 1 4 0
" " Little Stanmore 3 10 0
Perquisites in Great Stanmore 1 3 10
" Little Stanmore 8
St. Sepulchre's Church with the tithe 42 0 0
Essex Rents:
Theydon Bois 4 0 0
Langley 6 0 0
Shortgrove 10 0 0
Danbury 1 0 0
Walthamstow 1 0 0
Woods, average value of, in Langley 6 0
" " " Shortgrove 4 0
Rectory and tithes in Bradfield 5 6 8
27 16 8
Suffolk:
Manor of Gorleston 8 0 0
Rectory of Lowestoft 4 0 0
The church of Wenhaston 1 10 0
Oblations from Yarmouth (fn. 4) 13 4
14 3 4
Hertfordshire:
Rents in Tewin 20 0 0
" Walhall 4 13 4
" Canon Holmes 4 13 4
Woods in Tewin, 20s.; in Walhall, 9s. 1 9 0
Perquisites in Tewin. 11 4
31 7 0
Buckinghamshire:
Rectory and tithes, Mentmore 18 0 0
755 0 7
Add difference to make the total (fn. 5) given in the Valor (as above) 17 19
Total of the Monastery £773 0
Deductions.
London and Middlesex:
Rent paid St. Paul's from St. Sepulchre's 5 6 8
" Churchwardens St. Sepulchre's for the seven steers 1 0
Carried forward: £5 7 8
Brought forward: 5 7 8
Rent paid Prioress Clerkenwell from St. Sepulchre's 2 5 0
" Chamberlain of London from St. Sepulchre's 0 8 0
" Churchwardens St. Sepulchre's for the chantry of William Andrewe, issuing from St. Sepulchre's 5 6 8
" Dean and Chapter St. Peter's York, from St. Sepulchre's 13 6 8
" Master of Hospital St. Thomas, Southwark, from St. Sepulchre's 2 0
" Abbess of Barking, from St. Botolph's, Aldersgate 17 0
" Dean of St. Martin's, from St. Botolph's, Aldersgate 1 0 0
" Abbot of Kirkestede, from St. Botolph's, Aldersgate 8 0
" Abbot of Malmesbury, from St. Bride's, Fleet Street 13 4
" St. Paul's, from St. James's Garlickhithe. 1 4 0
" Prior St. Mary Overy, from St. James's, Garlickhithe 1 2 0
" Churchwardens St. Mary Overy, from Alhallows Bread Street 4 3 4
" William Polkyn, from the 'Seven Steers', Bread Street 10 0
" Master St. James's (fn. 6) in the suburbs of London, from St. Nicholas Tower 6 0
" Abbot of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, from St. Dunstan's in the East 12 0
D'no Saunders, from Canonbury 5 0
Prebendary of Cantelands, (fn. 7) from Canonbury 1 6 8
Paid Master and Benchers of Gray's Inn, for the salary of a chaplain to celebrate in the chapel there, with 20s. paid yearly to the Master and Benchers 7 13 4
" Abbot and Convent St. Peter's, Westminster, from lands in Hendon 6 8
" Archbishop of Canterbury, for lands in Great Stanmore 6 2
" Abbot and Convent St. Albans, from lands in Great Stanmore 6 13 4
54 2 10
Deduct error in addition in the Valor 4
Carried forward: £54 2 6
Brought forward:: 54 2 6
Annual fees paid Geoffrey Chambers, late chief steward, Great Stanmore 4 0 0
" " Thomas Roberts, late steward, Little Stanmore 1 0 0
" " John Burgoyne, Auditor 3 0 0
" " John Deane, Rector of Little Stanmore 6 13 4
" " Henry Downer, bailiff of Little Stanmore 1 13 4
" " Vicar of Little Stanmore, for enlarging and upkeep of vicarage 2 6 8
Archdeacon of Middlesex, visitation and procuration fees for the Rector of Little Stanmore 6 8
" " Archdeacon of London, for the Bishop's synodical council, for the Rector of St. Sepulchre's 4 0
19 4 0
Hertfordshire:
Rent paid John Cutte, for land in Canon Holmes 18 4
" College of St. Lawrence Pountney. 3 0
" Abbot and convent St. Albans, from Walhall 1 6
" Abbot and convent St. Peter's, Westminster, from Walhall. 7 8
2 15
Annual fees to John Kyngton, senior steward, Tewin 13 4
Buckinghamshire:
Rent paid Lord Bray, from the rectory, Mentmore 2 0
Annual payment to the Vicar of Mentmore, for the upkeep of the vicarage 2 13 0
2 15 0
Total deductions 79 10
Remaining clear 693 0 10
Add error in calculation in Valor 9 0
£773 0
The tenth (for which the valuation was made), instead of £69 7s., is shown as 69 0 7

COMPUTI MINISTRORUM

(Abstract translated from Ministers' Accounts, 32 Henry VIII (1540-1), 2396 m. 121–126.)

Late the Priory of St. Bartholomew in West Smithfield, next the City of London.

£ s. d.
Co. Middlesex:
Canonbury. Farm of the Manor 24 16 11
Portepole. " various fields in the parish of St. Pancras 9 6 8
Acton. Farm of the Manor 17 0 0
Hendon. " the Manor called Renters 6 13 4
Great Stanmore. " the Manor 13 13 4
Little Stanmore. " the Manor of Canons 13 6 8
" " a house and building 20 0 0
" " the green marsh and others lands 13 8 9
" " that called Quarter lands 4 0 0
" " other lands, &c. 47 3 11
Shardington. " lands 10 0
Co. Essex:
Theydon Bois. Farm of Rectory 4 0 0
Langley. " Manor called Langley Hall 6 0 0
Shortgrove. " Manor 10 0 0
Danbury. Pension of the Abbot of Beeleigh (fn. 8) 0 0 0
Walthamstow. Farm of meadows 1 0 0
Bradfield. " Rectory 5 6 8
Co. Suffolk:
Gorleston. Farm of Rectory 8 0 0
Lowestoft (or Leystoke). Farm of Rectory 4 0 0
Wenhaston. Pension from the Monastery of Blythburgh (fn. 9) 0 0 0
Co. Norfolk:
Yarmouth. Farm 13 4
Co. Hertford:
Tewin. Farm of Manor 20 0 0
Shenley. " Manor of Holmes 4 13 4
St. Stephen's (St. Albans) Parish. Farm of the Manor of Walhall 4 13 4
Co. Buckingham:
Mentmore. Farm of Rectory 18 0 0
£256 6 3

Footnotes

1 Vol. i, p. 407.
2 Unable to trace.
3 Valor gives £632 14s. 1½d.; some item of £17 6s. 7d. therefore not detailed.
4 Probably S. Yarmouth, which is in Suffolk.
5 See note 3 above, p. 380.
6 Hospital of St. James's, Westminster, now St. James's Palace.
7 i.e. of Kentish Town, prebend of St. Paul's.
8 Entered by Dugdale 20s. in error, as the pension was extinguished by the suppression of Beeleigh.
9 Ib., formerly 30s.