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'Fabric accounts: 1492-3', Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean & Chapter of Wells: volume 2 (1914), pp. 130-133. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=67303 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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1492–1493. Accounts of Richard Pomerey, Keeper of the Fabric, from Michaelmas, 1492, to Michaelmas, 1493.


Oblations: On the 5 feasts of B.M. from the pix at the choir door 1l. 2s. d.
the pix of St. Andrew at the west door 4d.
St. Ann 3d.
St. George 2d.
St. Erasmus 6d.
St. Saviour in the corner of the choir nil.
St. Mary in Jesina 2s. d.
William Button 1s. 10d.
St. Sitha d.
the Coronation of B.M. d.
St. Leonard nil.
St. Saviour in the cloister d.
Holy Cross in the cloister 2l. 0s. 1d.
Sales: 2 sheets of glass 2s. 0d.
of John Hancok, quarryman, for 50 loads of freestone 16s. 8d.
timber 8s. 4d.
of Mr. Thomas Goldweg for 3½ seams of Walschboard 3s. 9d.
200 tiles 1s. 0d.
of the receiver of the vicars choral for 116lbs. of lead 5s. 0d.
of John Glasier of Shepton Malet for 3 sheets of glass 3s. 0d.
planks and nails for the coffin of Mr. John Waynsford 2s. 0d.
1,000 tiles 5s. 0d.
2 old wheels of the clock [?; horoscopii] 3s. 4d.
lock and key sold to Mr. Rokatte 3d.
pint of oil 2d.
lead, Walschboard, planks and board nails, several sums
Legacies and collection of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew: throughout the diocese 1l. 1s. 0d.
after confession [per confessionem] 16s. 8d.
ring, left by Joan Jay of Ditcheat, sold for 10d.
arrears of St. Andrew's pence 10s. 4d.
for burying George Stillington in the chapel of St. Mary in the cloister 3s. 4d.
the like, John Lefemen 1l. 0s. 0d.
the like, Mr. John Lacy 1l. 0s. 0d.
the like, John Waynsford, before the image of B.M. 2l. 0s. 0d.
his legacy 2l. 0s. 0d.
burying the bishop's commissary in the chapel of B.M., by favour 10s. 0d.
burying Mr. Thomas Overey in the chapel of B.M. in the cloister 1l. 0s. 0d.
basin and lavacrum given by Mr. John Waynsford 8d.
ring 3s. 8d.
St. Andrew's briefs in the deaneries of Bath and Ratclyffe 3l. 4s. 10½d.
the like from Axbridge and Powlet 4l. 14s. 7d.
the like from Cary, Merston, Ilchester and the dean's jurisdiction 7l. 9s. 7d.
the like from Crukorn, Taunton, Dunster, Bridgwater and the jurisdiction of Glaston 13l. 10s. d.


Vacancy of vicars' stalls 25l. 0s. 0d.
Paid in weekly wages to workmen 13l. 18s. 1d.
Expenses of collection of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew 8l. 15s. 2d.
Purchases: 4,885lbs. of lead 8l. 2s. 6d.
30lbs. of tin 5s. 0d.
700 celing nails, 1,500 boardnails, 1,000 leadnails, 400 spikenails and 500 bushel nails 1l. 4s. 10½d.
hempen cord 10d.
4,000 tiles 1l. 0s. 0d.
changing bell of the clock [?; horoscopii] 1l. 0s. 0d.
8lbs. of laton wire, 51 sheets of white glass 2l. 2s. 6d.
brooms to clean the church for Easter 5d.
4 bounches of coloured glass 9s. 0d.
making a brazen vane and 2 iron sockets 1s. 6d.
sieve d.
carriage of paviours 4s. 0d.
windlass for chime 1s. 7d.
1 hogshead of oil and carriage from Bristol 2l. 12s. 5d.
cords for the clock [?; horoscopii] and chime 14s. 0d.
12lbs. of wire 4s. 0d.
120 planks 2l. 0s. 0d.
Given to the king's servants not to take away 3 choristers 6s. 8d.
to the queen's players 6s. 8d.
Carriage of ash logs for exchequer 3s. 1d.
of oaken logs 8s. 0d.
of freestone 1l. 5s. 0d.
To Thomas at the Antelope for making divers things 13s. d.
Paid during the vacancy of vicars' stalls, for mass, gospel and epistle 3l. 14s. 0d.
reading Passion on Palm Sunday 5s. 0d.
Stock: Tin, not used; lead, 3,900lbs. and 4,885lbs. bought; boardnails. 21lbs. and 2,500 bought; snikenails, 400 and 400 bought; leadnails, 200 and 1,000 bought; hatchnails, 650; tacknails, 600; lathnails, 3,000.
Sums outlying with John Haydour 2l. 6s. d.
Mr. William Nyck, archdeacon of Wells, for 21 cloths, 1l. 6s. 8d. to be paid yearly 29l. 6s. 8d.
Mr. Robert Wylson, prebendary of Timberscombe, for not paying a vicar choral 2 years 2l. 13s. 4d.
the prior of Berlynch, for 16 years, at 6s. 8d. a year 5l. 13s. 4d.
John Stevens 2l. 0s. 0d.
Richard Pomerey, this accountant 47l. 5s. 7d.