Churchwardens' accounts


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'Churchwardens' accounts: 1509-10', The medieval records of a London City church: St Mary at Hill, 1420-1559 (1905), pp. 268-272. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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[A.D. 1509–10.

Iohn CondallWardens.
William Roche

Chantry Accounts. Church Rents. Quitrents and Obits. Payments and Reparations.]

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(fn. 1) Paid to sir William Bryse for a Reward for kepyng the orgons for the hole yere, besidis his salaryx s
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Paid for a Cruet for the Morowe Masseiiij d
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(fn. 2) Paid for disseplynyng Roddis & nayles for þe sepulcreij d
Paid for a whele Barowexiiij d
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Paid for a lok to the prestes Ale gate with vj keysviij d
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(fn. 3) Paid for brede and ale for the parisshons þat helpid to labor for Nicholas Betnaham when he was taken to the Kynges wourkes at ij tymesij dob.
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Paid for bote hire to Grenewych' for Ioh'n Althorpe and Nicholas Betnaham to speke with Mr hatclyffv d
Paid to the Mayrys yeman for settyng of the wardens of the Masons before the Mayreiiij d
Paid to a Coper for hopyng of the Tobbys and þe Barelles that longith' to the Chirchexvj d
Paid for fettyng the Geyn from þe Carpentersj d
Paid for Beryng of the sond in to the chirchyerdij d
Paid for vj lode of Sonde, the lode vj d. Summaiij s
Paid for a key for the Chirche boxiij d
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Paid for my Costes for me & my horse to Kyngeston, for to by bourde and lathex d
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Paid on Seint Barnabes day for garlondes & yerbisxiiij dob.
Paid þat day for Brede, wyne & ale for þe syngers of the Kynges chapell' & for þe Clarkes of þis townexv d
Paid for ij galons wyne, gevyn to the syngers of the Kynges chapell' at Mr Sidborughts at dynerxvj d
Paid to the Clarkes of this Citie for theyre Rewardev s
Paid for ffreight of a lode Coynes from Maydstonexij d
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(fn. 4) Paid for Nayles and Mendyng of a Benche in the querej d
Paid for a Soper, to Mr Kyght and Mr Sidborowgh, for the Arbetryng betwene the parissh' and Bullisdon for þe belles:—for Motton, a shulder iij d; Conys v d; iiij chekyns vj d; a Capon xx d; brede, ale, wyne and Beer xxj d. Summa totallisiiij svij d
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Paid for mendyng of the fourme in the quereij d
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Paid to Alis Smale for wasshyng of the lynnen for a yeriij siiij d
Paid to Alis Smale for settyng on of the parelles on the Albys and for mendyng of Surplysys & Albisxij d
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(fn. 5) Payd for mendyng of sir Ioh'n Nelis chalesij d
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Paid for iij plattes with nosis for þe skonsisij d
Paid for ij hand canstickesj d
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The sute for the belles.

Paid for entryng the playnt & for þe Arest of William Smythx d
for entryng of þe Attourney & for his feesxiiij d
for makyng of our plee & leyng in þerofvj d
paid to þe Ioogeiiij d
to Master stevyns for councell'xx d
for my dyner & Thomas Mondens, And þe man þat hew the belles & oþer movj d
Whan the mater was pletid to an yssue, paidiiij d
for ij somons, paid to the sergeauntiiij s
Whan the mater was put in dayng at þe salutacionij d
for an oblygacion at þat tymevj d
Summa x s
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(fn. 6) The Casuell Receytes.

Ress' of sir Thomas of Gravisend and of harry herd for the olde Rode and mary and Ioh'n þat stode in the chirch'xx s
Ress' of Mays wyffe of Seint Mergret patens, of gyftevj sviij d
Ress' of the surplusage of the last yeris Acownte of William Roche, in moneyxv s
Ress' of William Roche for halffe a guttur partable betwene the chirche Renttes and the Chaundeler in seint mergret patensvj s
Ress' of the gadryng of hokmonday and Tewisdayxxxij svj d
Ress' of Ioh'n Markham at his comyng to his howsexx s
Ress' of a straunge prest þat dyed at the freer, for his beryall' in the pardon chirche yerdeiiij s
Ress' of William Browne, Chaundeler, for the beryall' of his wyffe in þe chirche yerdeij s
Ress' of Thomas duklyng for the beryall' of his childe and for ij Torchesij siiij d
Ress' of Ioh'n Wall' for ij Bras pottes weyng xlij ll, at ij d ob. the ll'. Summaviij six d
Ress' of William pykeryng for the beryall' of his wyfexiij siiij d
Summa, vj l'i x s vij d.

(fn. 7) Resseites of clarkis wages, pascall money and Beme lygh't.

Ress' this yere of the Gadryng of the clerkes wagesvj l'ixiij siiij d
Ress' of the pascall money this yerexij s
Ress' of the Bemeligh't this yerexiij siiij d
Summa, vij l'i xviij s viij d.

Paymenttes of þe same.

Paid to Ioh'n lawe, parisshe clerke, for his yeris wages, euery quater xxiij s iiij d. Summaiiij l'ixiij siiij d
Paid to lawrence Swayne for his wages for kepyng the Orgons for iij quarters, euery quarter x s. Summaxxx s
Paid to William Sexten for his wages for a yerexl s
Summa, viij l'i iij s iiij d.
So the paymenttes exsedith' the Resseittes iiij s viij d.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]

(fn. 8) Rekenyd this A Cowntt the xx day of Ienuary, Anno 1510, in the presence of Mr William hatclyff, Mr Robert Aldernes, William Smert, Ioh'n Russell', William Roche, Ioh'n Moungeham, Ioh'n Althourpe, Thomas Dukkelyng, withe other. And brought in the same day be the hondis of Ioh'n Condall' in golde in Noblysxxj l'i
The whiche is in the Chirche box.
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