Accounts
December 1581 - December 1583

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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334-351

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'Accounts: December 1581 - December 1583', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 334-351. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81903 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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December 1581 - December 1583

The accompte of

Dirricke Heldon and John Kelsey Churchwardens of the p'ishe of Saincte MArtine in ye Countie of Midd' Chosen And appointed for ye space of two whole yeares endinge at ye beirth of our Lorde god one Thowsande ffive hunderith ffower scoore and Three. And in the Sixe and Twentith yeare of the raign of or sou'aign Ladie ElizAbeth by ye grace of god of Englande ffraunce & Irelande Queene Defendor of ye faith &c' Aswell for the receipte as Also for the paymentes and other Chardges by them receyvid and paid specified and conteyned in this their Accompte As hereafter followeth &c'.

The firste yeare 1581 & 1582

Receiptes

The said accomptantes Chardge them selues wth ye receipt of vli js xjd ob' by them receyvid of Nicholas Christian & Anthony Harries late Churchwardens of the p'ishe Aforesaid At their first entry into their office of Churchwardenshipvli js xjd ob'
Item Receyvid by ye gatheringe booke for the Clarke & Sextons wages for pewes & rep'ac'ons of ye Churche ye some ofixli vijs vjd
It'm Receyvid for Token moneyxlvijs vjd ob'
It'm Receyvid of mr Marke Stewarde for one yeares rent for the howse over the Churche Lanevjs viijd
It'm Receyvid of mr (fn. 1) windebancke for ye entrance of her pewevjs
It'm Receyvid in Arrerages lefte by ye old Churchwardensviijs iiijd
Some of ye same Receiptes A mounteth vnto ye some ofxvijli xviijs

Receiptes for buryalls knelles and sutche like in this or first yeare As followeth

Christmas quarter December. 1581.Inprimis the xxxth of December was buried John Story the sonne of Robart Storyni'll
JanuaryIt'm ye thirde of January was buried Anne Hollande ye daughter of Percifallni'll
the same day was buried ye sonne of Loder from Ebery (fn. 2) not baptisedni'll
It'm the ixth of January was buried George (fn. 3) from ye spitell worst clothijd
It'm the xjth was buried John Portas ye sonne of Pawleni'll
It'm the xvjth of January was buried one william that was slayne in ye feildni'll
It'm ye same day was b. Richard delphie from ye p'ke corn'ni'll
It'm the same day was b. in ye feild wm Sterman yt hanged himselfni'll
It'm the xixth was b. Rob't Kitson worst clothijd
It'm the xxijth was b. A poore man out of the streatni'll

the firste yeare .1581. Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter.

JanuaryItem the xxijth of January was buried John Doyley for the grounde in the Churche vjs viijd & best cloth xxdviijs iiijd
Item the xxiiijth was buried Agnes Moore from ye spitleni'll
Item ye same day was b. A poore man yt died in ye streatni'll
It'm the xxvijth was b. Richard Ballarde worst cloth & coffineviijd
It'm the xxviijth was b. John whitehedni'll
It'm ye xxxth was b. Nicholas Ancell ye sonne of Robartni'll
ffebruary It'm the first of ffebruary was b. A poore maide out of ye streatni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Peter de Million ye sonne of Johnni'll
It'm ye fourth was buried Richarde Hewes ye sonne of Rob'tni'll
It'm the viijth was b. Agnes wilson ye wif of Hewe worst clothijd
It'm ye xijth was b. Margery Kitteringe ye daughter of Richardni'll
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Stephen Robinson ye sonne of Georgeni'll
It'm ye xvjth was b. Anne Apleby ye daughter of Johnni'll
It'm ye xxijth was b. valentine varden ye daughter of Johnni'll
It'm the xxvjth was b. Rob't Ingram ye sonne of Johnni'll
MarcheIt'm ye fourth of Marche was b. John Sharpe from mr Leonardes ye coffine vjd & worst clothe ijdviijd
It'm ye vth was b. william Garrat s'u'nt to ye Earle of Oxford for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd best cloth ijs ye knell xiiijd ye ij peales iiijdxs. ijd.
It'm ye vjth was buried william Drewe ye sonne of Georgeni'll
It'm the xjth was b. Agnes Hunt ye daughter of Thomasni'll
It'm the xvth was b. Phillippe Savage ye sonne of George worst clothijd
It'm ye xvjth was b. Joane Kent ye wif of John for thafternones knell xiiijd & worst cloth ijdxvjd
It'm ye same day was b. william Goodman ye sonne of Markeni'll
It'm the same day was b. Thomas Abraham ye sonne of Thomasni'll
It'm ye xviijth was b. A poore man yt died in ye streatni'll
It'm ye xxth was b. a childe of Ralf Allansons not baptisedni'll
Some of the Receiptes for burialls in this their first q'ter isxxjs xd

Burialls in or ladie day quarter .1582.

MarcheItem the xxviijth of Marche was b. Barthelmewe welles for the best cloth xxd, the Coffine vjd, ye knell xiiijd, j peale ijdiijs vjd
It'm the same day was b. Edwarde Halfehid steward to ye right hon'able Sir Thomas Bromley knight Lord Chauncellor of Englande for the knell xxd ye Cloth ijs the ij peales iiijdiiijs
It'm the xxxjth was b. John heritty worst clothijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare .1582.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter.

AprillItem the iiijth of Aprill was buried Robart Pigenni'l
It'm ye vth was b. Henry Sewell ye sonne of Robartni'l
It'm the ixth was b. John walker worst clothijd
It'm the xxth was b. ye daughter (fn. 4) of Esay Rollet not baptisedni'l
It'm the xxvijth was b. Elizabeth Evans from ye spitle cofine and cloth viijd
It'm the xxxth was b. william Price from Mr Nightingales clothijd
May It'm the viijth of May was b. John Joanes worst clothijd
It'm the xth was b. Thomas Browne Lute maker for ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd cloth xxd knell xiiijd for ij peales iiijdixs xd
It'm the xijth was b. Ralf Darington worst clothijd
It'm the xiijth was b. Anne Robinson from ye spitleni'l
It'm the same day was b. Joane Marshe worst clothijd
It'm ye xiiijth of May was b. wm Sampson from ye spitleni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Margarett Sanbrocke the wif of Thomas for the best cloth And ij pealesijs
It'm ye xvjth of ye same was b. Alice from mr Nightingales clothijd
It'm the xvijth was b. John Adames worst clothijd
It'm the xxjth was b. Thomas Hewse from william Clarkes for the best cloth cofine And pealesijs iiijd
It'm the xxijth was b. Richard Adomes yt died in ye streatni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. Rob't [blank] from gales worst clothijd
It'm the xxvijth was b. Hester Stockedaleni'l
It'm the same xxvijth was b. Edward [blank] s'u'nt to the Ladie Cheeke for ye best cloth cofine & ij pealesijs vjd
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Agnes wilson (fn. 5) from Maiorsijd
JuneIt'm ye ixth of June was b. Elizabeth worlingtonni'l
It'm the xth was buried Johan Kinge that died in ye streat travelinge from Bath to London best cloth & j pealexxijd
It'm the xviijth was b. Conyard hattonni'l
Some of the receiptes for Buryalls in this their secound quarter isxxviijs iiijd

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

JulyItem the thirde day of July was b. Sara Ashepollni'l
It'm the iiijth was b. John Begerley best cloth xxd, j peale ijdxxijd
It'm the vjth was b. Elizabeth Lambartni'l
It'm the vijth was b. Launcellot Dobson worst cloth ijd cofine vjdviijd
It'm the xth was b. Agnes wilsonni'l
It'm ye xijth was b. At ye newe churchyard (fn. 6) Adam ffowle best cloth and coffineijs ijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare .1582.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

JulyItem the xvth day of July was b. Susan Phippesni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. a poore woman yt was drowned in ye theamesni'l
It'm the xxvth was b. Margaret Holt ye daughter of williamni'll
It'm the xxixth was b. willia' younge from ye Covent gardenni'l
It'm the xxxth was b. Anne Hollandeni'l
It'm the xxxjth was b. Edwarde wandellni'll
AugusteIt'm the secounde day of August was b. Charles Johnsonni'l
It'm the thirde was b. a Chrisom found in ye feildni'l
It'm the vijth was b. John Hill grocer
It'm ye xjth was b. Nicholas Grenfeildni'l
It'm ye xxth was b. m'garett Turpenny best cloth & j pealexxijd
It'm ye xxjth was b. Maudline Adrianson worst clothijd
It'm the xxiijth was b. william Nicholsni'l
It'm ye xxvijth was b. A poore man yt died in ye streatni'l
SeptemberIt'm the first of September was burid John Square, clothijd
It'm ye vth was b. one (fn. 7) ffelke yt died in ye streatni'l
It'm ye sam day was b. A chrisome of william Tylersni'l
It'm ye xvijth was b. Morgan [blank]. for ye best Cloth xxd, Afternones knell xiiijd, coffine vjd, ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye same day was b. Elizabethe Arnolde ye daughter of Lottni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Catherin from ye parkeni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. Rob't williamson ye sonne of henry, coffinevjd
It'm ye xxjth was b. Katherin williamson coffinevjd
It'm ye xxiijth was b. Susan Hugen ye daughter of Oliver, coffinevjd
It'm the xxiiijth was b. Thomas Hancocke ye After nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye graue vjd, & j peale ijdiijs vjd
It'm ye xxvijth was b. A poore boy yt died in ye Churchyardni'l
It'm the xxxth was b. Margarett wall from ffather ffullersni'l
Some of ye receiptes in this Midsom' quarter isxvs vjd

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

OctoberItem the third day of October was buried Joane from Anthony Barkehowse worst clothijd
It'm ye iiijth was b. Thomas Stapler ye sonne of Richardni'l
It'm the vth was b. mrs Edwardes from ye Aungell worst clothijd
It'm the viijth was b. Joane Coppingeni'l
Item ye xth was b. Alice Bickerstaf worst clothijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Thomas fflecher ye sonne of Thomasni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Elizabeth Kendall. worst clothijd

Receiptes in the firste yeare .1582.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

OctoberItem ye xvth day of October was buried william Hedworth the sonne of william for ye grounde in ye Church—vjs viijd, for ij peales iiijd, for ye worst cloth ijdvijs ijd
It'm ye same day was b. one Jane from ffather ffullersni'l
It'm ye same day was b. A poore Childe out of ye feildesni'l
It'm the xvijth was b. A Chrisam of James ffosters not baptisedni'l
It'm ye xxijth was b. Cisley Hipley from Conwayes, worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was b. Agnes Barkehowseni'l
It'm the xxviijth was b. Barbara Alforde worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was b. James Mather ye sonne of John worst clothijd
NovemberIt'm ye secounde day of November was b. Susan Kingmanni'l
It'm ye vth was b. Dorothie Stanmore worst clothijd
It'm ye xijth was b. John Browne yt died in ye store howse & Rob't Smithni'l. ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. John Mather worst clothijd
It'm ye xvth was b. Thomasine holden ye daughter of Johnni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. Mary A poore womanni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Nicholas Stuther yt died in ye streatni'l
It'm ye same day was b. John Holdenni'l
It'm ye xxvth was b. Richard Savellni'l
It'm the xxvjth was b. Anne Scott widdowe worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was b. Smond (fn. 8) [blank] mr Skipwithman clothijd
It'm the xxvjth was b. Sara Butler from Rounckhornes ye graue vjd, ye best cloth ijs, ye knell xiiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Mrs Prescott worst clothijd
It'm ye xxxth was b. [Eliz: Blackeborne] from Gales worst clothijd
DecemberIt'm ye vth of December was b: Edwarde Allenni'l
It'm the vijth was b. Robart Gardin' worst clothijd
It'm ye viijth was b. Margaret Brooke ye daughter of Richardni'l
It'm ye xth was b. Mary Tyan worst clothijd
It'm ye xvijth was b. A Chrisome of Ralf Allansonsni'll
It'm ye xviijth was b. Agnes Tilliardni'l
It'm the xixth was b. william Evansni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Clare Brookeni'l
It'm the xxijth was b. Anne Allanson ye wif of Ralf thafter nones knell And grauexxd
Some of ye receiptes in this Mighelmas q'terxvs ijd
Some of ye receiptes for burialls (fn. 9) in this their first yeare isiiijli xd
Some totall of ye receiptes in this their first yeare together wte ye vli js xjd ob' the wch they receyvid of ye other Churchwardens isxxjli, xviijs, xd

whereof

paymentes in the firste yeare .1581.

The said Accomptantes demaunde Allowance for ymploymtes And Chardges by them paid And disbursed for the vse of the Church & other ordinary & extraordinary Chardges in this their first yeare As p'ticulerly ensueth

Paymentes in Christmas quarterItem given into Mathewe Clarkes man for his paynes taken A boute the gunnes At ye comaundemt of the Mrs ye xxijth of ffebruaryvjd
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke ye same dayijs vjd
It'm pd at or sweringe At Set Clemtesviijd
It'm pd ye same day for or Dynn' & ye side menviijs vjd
It'm pd for A paper bookexijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for mendinge of viij pewesxd
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell ye vijth of m'chexijd
It'm pd vnto him for A billiiijd
It'm pd for or Drinckinge ye same tymexiiijd
It'm pd for newe writinge the Inventoriexviijd
It'm pd for A basketiiijd
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell for or bill At Braynfordiiijd
It'm pd for or Drinckinge & or Dynn' therixs vijd
It'm pd vnto ye somn'iiijd
It'm pd for or booke of Articlesvjd
It'm pd to ye Clarke for A searcheiiijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clark And Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke & for kepeinge of itxxijd
It'm pd for washinge of ye Church clothesxvjd
It'm pd vnto oliver for carryinge in A loade of sandijd
It'm for bromesiiijd
Some of the paymtes in this their Christmas quarter isiijli iijs jd

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1582.

Item paid ye xxvjth day of Marche Item paid ye xxvjth day of Marche for xxxti clapp bourdes (fn. 10) for the newe pewsvijs vjd
It'm paid for bringinge of them from dowgate by A careviijd
It'm paid for or boothiere (fn. 11) iiijd
It'm paid for vj Raftersiiijs
It'm paid for vj Raftersiiijs
It'm paid for viiij side bourdesiijsiiijd
It'm pd forsawinge of xij clapp bourdesxijd
It'm pd for glew iiijd & for drincke for ye Joyners iiijdviijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson for vj dayes worke Aboute ye pewesviijs
It'm pd vnto his man for j daye & halfes workeijs
It'm pd vnto Louckes for Iron worke for them pewesiiijs

paymentes in the firste yeare 1582.

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter.

Item paid more for Clapp bourdes & other bourdesvjs xjd
It'm paid for ye Carvinge of nyne hedes (fn. 12) for the pewesxvs
It'm paid vnto Pynfolde for half A C & xxijti foote of Elme bourdes & C & x foote of Oken bourdesixs
It'm paid for iiij single quartersxijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson and his man for vj dayes worke on them pewes At xvjd a dayxvjs
It'm pd vnto him And his man for iij dayes worke moreviijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for vj dayes workeviijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for iij dayes worke moreiiijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for vij dayes worke moreixs iiijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson for vij clapp bourdes moreijs
It'm pd vnto Thompson for vj dayes workeviijs
It'm pd for glewiiijd
It'm pd vnto Thompson for iiij dayes worke & A halfvjs
It'm pd vnto his man for iiij dayes workevs iiijd
It'm pd more vnto his man & for him self for vj dayes workexvjs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for ix dayes worke morexijs
It'm pd vnto the Smyth for vj paire of hinges for ym pewesvijs
It'm pd for A locke for mrs Stewardes peweijs viijd
It'm pd vnto woodlocke for nayles for ye same pewesijs
It'm pd for a locke for one of ye pewes & for nayles for ye hingesiijs
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell the third day of May for A billvjd
It'm pd vnto him ye same dayiiijd
It'm pd for A bell rope ye same dayxvd
It'm pd vnto mr Rochell ye xiiijth of June for ij billes 8d, & or breakefast—ijs 4d iijs
It'm pd for A quier of paperiiijd
It'm pd for a stocke locke for ye Churche gateiijs
It'm for settinge on of A bourd on ye same gate & A pece for ye ringexjd
It'm pd vnto Sex for mendinge of ye Iron worke of ye smale bellviijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for naylinge of A bourd in ye last pewe of ye south Ileviijd
It'm for A loade of sande & A sacke of lyme for ye paveinge of A graue in ye North Ile And for coveringe of itxxd
It'm for fillinge of mr Russells Tumbe full of Earthxvjd
It'm for paveinge of A graue in ye north Ile of ye Churcheviijd
It'm for vnder pynninge of ye newe pewes & for mendinge ij holesiiijd
It'm pd for paveinge of A graue where mr Russells tombe isijs
It'm pd for Glyme for the sameviijd
It'm pd ye xxiiijth of June for ye Clarke & sextons wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye Clocke & washinge ye Clothesiijs
It'm for Bromes and oyle for the Clockevjd
Some of the paymtes in this their Ladie day quarterxijli, vjs, iijd.

paymentes in the firste yeare. 1582.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter.

Item paid the xviijth day of September vnto mr Rochell At Sct Clementes for ij billesviijd
It'm pd for or Dynn' ye same dayiiijs iiijd
It'm pd for the Clarke And Sextons wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge ye Clocke & washinge ye clothesiijs
It'm pd for bromes iiijd & for oyle for ye Clocke ijdvjd
It'm pd more vnto Oliver At his releasemtxxd
Some of the paymentes in this their Midsom' quarterxls. ijd.

paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid for takeinge vpp ye stone where mr halfhide was laidxijd
It'm pd for or breakefast At ffulham ye vth of october when we went to the Bishopp Aboute the same matteriijs iiijd
It'm pd for a locke for ye furder Churchgatexxd
It'm pd for a key & for mendinge ye locke of ye store howse Doreviijd
It'm pd for half a C of tyle for the churcheviijd
It'm pd for ij bushells of heayrexvd
It'm pd for a loade of lymexijd
It'm pd ye tyler for one dayes worke a boute ye tilinge of ye Churchxvd
It'm pd to his laborerixd
It'm pd ye xijth of November for ij baldrigesiijs
It'm for a rope for one of ye great bells & one for ye sainctes bellijs vjd
It'm pd vnto ye iiij Ringers ye xvijth day of Novemberiiijs
It'm pd ye same day for jli of candlesiijd
It'm pd ye Clarke & sexton for their wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye clocke & for washinge ye Clothesiijs
It'm pd for bromes oyle for ye clocke & grese for ye bellsixd
It'm pd vnto mr waters for kepeinge of the harnesxs
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for lookinge to ye Clocke & gunsxs
It'm pd for hollie Ivie rosemary & bayesxvjd
Some of this their Mighelmas quarter isiijli. xvjs. vd.
Some totall of the first yeares receiptes isxxjli, xviijs, xd.
Some totall of the paymentes isxxjli, vs, xjd.
So rest' vnlaid out for the first yearexijs. xjd.

The accompte of Dirricke Heldon and John Kelsey Churchwardens Aforesaid for ye secounde yeare of their office haveinge Comencement from ye feast of our Lorde god 1582, And endinge on ye same feast of our Lord god 1583, Aswell of Receiptes As paymentes by them Receyvid And expended in this their said secounde yeare As p'ticularly in this their Accoumptes more playnely Appeareth.

Receipts

Item the said Accomptantes Chardge them selves wth the Remaynder & ou'plus of ye receiptes vnaunswerid in ye first yearexijs xjd
It'm Receyvid towarde ye Clarke and Sextons wages And for pewes And rep'acons of ye Churche ye some ofxli
It'm Receyvid for Token moneyxlviijs xjd
It'm Receyvid of mr Marke Steward for one yeares Rent [for the house] over the Churche lanevjs viijd
Receiptes for Burialls.Some of ye same Receiptes Amounteth vnto ye some ofxiijli, viijs, vjd
DecemberItem the xxvth day of December was buried Rob't Evansni'l
It'm ye xxvijth was b: Rob't Moorton coffine and clothviijd
It'm ye xxviijth was b: Mary Brookeni'l
It'm the same day was b. Margery Heckwood worst clothijd
JanuaryIt'm the thirde day of January was buried Margaret Rentallni'l
It'm ye vth was b. Johan williamsni'll
It'm ye same day was b. Thomas Stevens worst clothijd
It'm the vijth was b. Elizabeth Leonardni'l
It'm the xjth was b. [Richard] Stevens (fn. 13) worst clothijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Martine Martine ye sonne of John, coffinevjd
It'm the xviijth was b. Christian Toppinni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. John Martine worst cloth & coffineviijd
It'm the xxjth was b. Thomas Rackewood worst clothijd
It'm ye xxijth was b. Oliver Androwes yt was slayne, clothiijd
It'm the xxiijth was b. John Dirricke Coffine and clothviijd
It'm ye xxvth was b. Rose hartnallni'l
It'm ye xxvjth was b. Elizabethe goldwege clothijd
It'm ye xxvijth was b. Rob't Richardson best cloth & ij pealesijs

Receiptes in the secounde yeare .1582.

Burialls in Christmas quarter.

JanuaryItem the xxxth day of January was buried John Martine coffinevjd
ffebruaryIt'm ye secounde of ffebruary was b. [Frances] deprieni'l
It'm ye vjth was b. Garratt Johnson worst clothijd
It'm ye xijth was b. Edwarde Thompson, Joyn'ni'l
It'm ye xviijth was b. John Rice worst clothijd
It'm ye xxth was b. william Tyler for ye ground in in ye Churche vjs viijd best cloth xxd ij peales iiijdviijs viijd
It'm ye xxjth was b. Richard Powellni'll
It'm the xxiijth was b. John Borne worst clothijd
MarcheIt'm ye vjth of Marche was b. John Trott sadler for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, ye knell And cloth ijs xd, ij peales—iiijdixs xd
It'm ye vijth was b. widdowe Evans (fn. 14) ye wif of willia' cloth xxd ye knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye viijth was b. Henry davie ye sonne of Johnni'l
It'm ye ixth was b. A Chrisome of John Shrif not baptisedni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Elizabeth Johnsonni'l
It'm ye xjth was b. Elizabeth Saunders worst clothijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. Judeth Hewseni'l
It'm ye xxth was b. Lewis Orpe from Coven gardenni'l
It'm ye xxjth was b. Ellen wowenni'l
It'm ye same day was b. a Chrisam, ye sonne of Nicholas Britifni'l
It'm ye xxijth was b. a Chrisam of John Evansni'l
Some of the Receiptes in this Christmas quarter isxxviijs xjd

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter .1583.

MarcheItem the xxvjth day of Marche was buried At ye Savoy william Caworth (fn. 15) gent Attendant vppon ye right hon'able Sir Thomas Bromley knight Lord Chauncellor of Englandviijs
It'm ye xxvijth was b. John Ricket from ye spittleni'l
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Elizabeth Danielstone best cloth & graveijs ijd
It'm the xxxjth was b. Anne Gibbesni'l
AprillIt'm ye iiijth of Aprill was b. A poore man yt died in ye streatni'l
It'm the viijth was b. Rose Askam (fn. 16) ye wif of william for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, knell xiiijd, cloth & peales ijs iiijdxs ijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. John Donno (fn. 17) ni'l
It'm ye xxjth was b. John waringe A Chrisamni'l
It'm ye xxvth was b. Henry [blank] s'u'nt to mr vaughan her maties footeman worst cloth ijd, ij peales iiijdvjd
It'm ye same day was b. Mary Allen yt died in ye feildni'l

Receiptes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter.

Aprill.Item the xxviijth day of Aprill was b. At ye spitle of litle Sct Barthelmewes Robert Peter sadlerni'l
Item the same day was b. Marrian wildon worst cloth & coffineviijd
It'm ye xxxth was b. Anne Snellingeni'l
May.It'm ye secound day of May was b. Thomas Knight worst clothijd
It'm ye iiijth was b. [blank] Griffine mr Skidmors man cloth and pealesvjd
It'm ye vjth was b. william Ap owen out of ye feildni'l
It'm ye viijth was b. A poore man out of the feildni'l
It'm the xjth was b. Isabell Snellingeni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Margaret [blank] s'u'nt to mr Savage clothijd
It'm ye xiijth day was b. Catherin Kelley from Cursons worst clothijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. william Phippesni'l
It'm the same day was b. one Richard out of ye feildni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. william warner worst cloth & ij pealesvjd
It'm ye same day was b. Rob't Snellingeni'l
It'm the xxvth was b. william wortley goldsmith thafter nones knell xiiijd, ij peales & coffine xd, worst cloth ijdijs ijd
It'm ye xxxjth was b. James Coates worst cloth ijd, ij pealesvjd
JuneIt'm the thirde of June was b. George Emanson worst clothijd
It'm ye ixth was b. John Evans Pavior coffine & Clothviijd
It'm ye same day was b. william Martine from ye spittleni'l
It'm ye xth was b. Thomas ap Richard worst clothijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. Richard Brathwhit worst clothijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. Rob't Crodacke a chrisamni'l
It'm ye xvth was b. Christoper Brathwhite best cloth xxd thafternones knell xiiijd, ye graue vjd, ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye same day was b. Barthelmew Emanson worst clothijd
It'm the xvjth was b. Anne Sex ye knell xiiijd, grave vjd, ye Cloth xxd, ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. [blank] Brathwhites wifes Childni'l
It'm the xxth was b. John Anthony worst clothijd
It'm the xxjth was b. Margaret Browne ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd, ye cloth xxd, ij peales iiijdviijs viijd
Some of the receiptes in ther ladie day q'ter isxliijs ijd

Receiptes in the secound yeare .1583.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

June.Item ye xxviijth of June was buried John Tether (fn. 18) ni'l
July.It'm ye third of July was b. Jane Johnson ye daughter of Ebart, coffinevjd
It'm the ixth was b. Jane Trevet from ye Turnors, clothijd
It'm ye xiiijth was b. Nicholas Britif best cloth xxd, the knell xiiijd, ye graue vjd ye peales viiijdiiijs
It'm ye xvth was b. Elizabeth wilkinson a childni'l
It'm the xxjth was b. A Chrisam of Richard Skyersni'l
It'm ye same day was b. a Chrisam of willia' [Smithe] not baptisedni'l
AugustIt'm the first day of August was b. Judeth Delworth clothijd
It'm the third day was b. Margaret Tromble worst clothijd
It'm ye vijth was b. Lewis Evans from ye spitleni'l
It'm ye ixth was b. Roger [blank] s'u'nt to Longe ye Cobler clothijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. mr Anthonie Crane (fn. 19) mr of her highnes most hon'able howshold, best cloth ijs, thafternones knell & peales xxijdiijs xd
It'm ye xxth was b. a Chrisam of John Jenninges not baptisedni'l
It'm ye same day was b. John Longe ye sonne of Rob'tni'l
It'm ye xxijth was b. Mary wilkinsonni'l
It'm ye xxiijth was b. Alice Pelford worst clothijd
It'm the xxiiijth was b. a Chrisam ye sonne of George Graven'ni'l
It'm ye xxviijth was b. Ophilant wright ye daughter of Johnni'l
It'm ye xxxth was b. Oliver Hugen ye sonne of Oliverni'l
September.It'm ye first day of September was b. Nicholas Adamsni'l
It'm the vth was b. John Allen from John Kentes, worst clothijd
It'm ye ixth was b. Annable Arowsmithni'l
It'm ye xjth was b. John Brewerni'l
It'm the xiiijth was b. Jeffery Griffine, coffine & clothviijd
It'm the same day was b. Thomas Kent sonne of John, clothijd
It'm ye xviijth was b. At ye newe Churche yard mrs Dorothie Butler mr Cranes Daughter, best clothijs
It'm ye xixth was b. Elizabeth Kentni'l
It'm the xxijth was b. John Johnes ye sonne of heweni'l
It'm the same day was b. Thomas Pridie, worst clothijd
It'm ye xxiijth was b. A poore man out of ye feildni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Seble [blank] s'u'nt to mrs griffine, clothijd
It'm the xxiiijth was b. Samuell weston sonne of Johnni'l
It'm the same day was b. Arnolde ffrize worst clothijd
It'm the same day was b. in ye temple Churche mrs Catherin Jones, best cloth ijs, ye knell xiiijd, iiij peales viijdiijs vjd
It'm ye xxvijth day was b. Cislie Boultby best cloth xxd ye knell xiiijd, the coffine vjd, ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
Some of the receiptes in this Midsom' quarter isxixs xd

Receiptes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

September.Item ye xxxth day of September was buried m'garet Johnson, coffinevjd
October.It'm ye first day of October was b. william Ruswell, coffinevjd
It'm the secounde was b. John Shreifni'l
It'm the third was b. Hughe Jonesni'l
It'm ye ix was b. Hughes Jones ye ffather, worst clothijd
It'm ye xiijth was b. a Chrisam of Edward Godsmithes (fn. 20) not baptisedni'l
It'm ye xiiijth was b. william Rice ye sonne of williamni'l
It'm the xviijth was b. Henry ffoxe & Thomas Goldsmithni'l
It'm ye xixth was b. Joane Dawson & m'garet Stockedaleni'l
It'm ye same day was b. Joane Hollandeni'l
It'm the xxiijth was b. Barthelmewe Martineni'l
It'm ye xxvijth was b. A Chrisam borne in ye streatni'l
It'm the thirtith was b. Thomas waters, best cloth, coffine & pealeijs iiijd
November.It'm the first of November was b. Edbroughe Ricknerni'l
It'm the secounde was b. william ffornas (fn. 21) worst clothijd
It'm ye third was b. Edwarde Mason sonne of Thomas, worst clothijd
It'm the iiijth was b. ffriswith Hubarkeni'l
It'm the x was b. ffrauncis Holland worst clothijd
It'm the xiijth was b. Percifall Holland best cloth coffine & pealesijs vjd
It'm ye same day was b. Anne Newton from Thompsonsni'l
It'm ye xvjth was b. Richard Slaughter from ye curriers, worst clothijd
It'm ye xvijth was b. xp'ofer Stockedale ye sonne & George Erin, clothijd
It'm ye xxth was b. John Tyler ye sonneni'l
It'm ye xxiijth was b. walter Rice from Collins worst clothijd
December.It'm ye secound of December was b: John Alake worst clothijd
It'm ye third day was b. John Evans & Susan Rawleyni'l
It'm ye iiijth was b. Edwarde Goldsmith, worst clothijd
It'm the vth was b. David Joanes of ye yeomen of he maties Chamb' for ye ground vjs viijd, knell xiiijd, best cloth xxd, ij peals 4dixs xd
It'm ye vijth was b. Mary Hopwoodni'l
It'm ye xiijth was b. Rose walker worst cloth & one pealeiiijd
It'm the xvijth was b. Henry Bickerstaffni'l
It'm ye xviijth was b. a Chrisam of wm Jesparsni'l
It'm ye xxjth was b. ffrauncis Carver worst clothijd
It'm the xxijth was b. ij Chrisams of John Clarkesni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was b. ffrauncis Stapler ni'l, & Agnes ballard for the best cloth xxd, coffine vjd, j peale ijdijs iiijd
Some of ye burialls this Mighelmas quarter isxxs
Some totall of the burialls (fn. 22) is—vli xjs xjd
Some totall of the receiptes in this their secound yeare isxixli vd

Whereof.

paymentes in the secounde yeare .1582.

The said accomptantes demaunde Allowance for Disbursementes And expences by them ymployed And expended for the vse of the Churche and other ordinary And extraordinary Chardges in this their secound yeare 1582, & 1583, as p'ticulerly in this their accompt may Appeare.

paymentes in Christmas quarter.

Item paid the xviijth day of January vnto the plommer for iiijli of Lead to mend the gutter over the Pulpitt at vijd ye poundijs iiijd
It'm paid vnto him self for half a dayes workeviijd
It'm paid vnto his Laboreriiijd
It'm paid vnto Oliver for paveinge of ij gravesijs
It'm paid the secound of marche for or Drinckinge At Sct Clemtes At ye p'sentmt of our billiijs
It'm pd the xvth day of marche for ye puttinge in of or bill At Sct Clemtesiiijd
It'm pd for or drinckinge At that tymeijs ijd
It'm pd the xxiiijth of m'che vnto Bartlet ye glasier for lx quarrels of glassevjs vjd
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke And sexton for their wagesxxxs
It'm paid vnto ye sexton for kepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm pd for washinge of the Clothesxvjd
It'm pd for bromes And oyle for ye Clockevjd
Some—ls xd

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1583.

Item pd for A seruice bookeviijs
It'm pd the viijth of Aprill for A booke of Articlesvjd
It'm pd to Rochelliiijd
It'm paid for our dynners the same dayvijs
It'm pd for writinge of the gatheringe booke for this yearexviijd
It'm pd vnto Sheppard for a searche for ye p'ishe inditemtiiijs iiijd
It'm pd the first day of may vnto Bellowes for mendinge of two pewes in the North Ileviijd
It'm pd for A newe Rope for the great waight for the Clocke wayinge xijli At iijd the poundiijs
It'm pd vnto ye Rope maker the xviijth of June for ij bell Ropes wayinge xiiijli At iijd the poundiijs iijd
It'm paid the xxth of June for paveinge of v grauesiijs
It'm pd the Clarke And sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye Clocke & washinge ye clothesiijs
It'm pd for bromes & oyle for the clockevjd
Some—iijli vs jd

paymentes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter.

Item paid vnto Nicholas Bedworth Scr' for writinge of the straungers bill three tymes & for his goinge wth vs (fn. 23) ijs
It'm paid the third of July for A booke of Articles At the Bishoppes visitaconxijd
It'm pd for the Aunsweringe of them Articlesijs iiijd
It'm pd for our p'sentmentiiijd
It'm pd for or Dynn' therixs xd
It'm pd for one booke of homyles & one other bookeixd
It'm paid to Trippett for carryinge of ye filth out of the Churche yardvjd
It'm paid vnto Sex for mendinge one of ye Irons of the great bellviijd
It'm pd to Trippett for A day & a halfes workexijd
It'm pd for ij sackes of lymeviijd
It'm paid vnto Louckes for A newe key for the west dore And for mendinge of ye Locke of the sameijs iijd
It'm pd for our excomunicacon (fn. 24) xxijd
It'm pd for other billes And writingesxiiijd
It'm pd the xxxth of July for ringinge At her maties Remove from grenewch to Oatelandesviijd
It'm pd the Clarke And sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepinge of the Clockexxd
It'm pd for washinge of the clothesxvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd, & oyle for the clocke ijdvjd
Some—lviijs vjd

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid for Ringinge the vth of October At her maties Comynge to Sct Jamesviijd
It'm paid the ixth of October for our bill to ye Archdeaconiiijd
It'm paid to the somneriiijd
It'm paid for or Drinckeinge the same dayijs
It'm paid vnto Bellowes the xxth of October for mendinge of two seates in ij pewes in ye middle Ileviijd
It'm paid for Ringinge ye xvijth day of November At ye Chaunge At her maties Raigneiiijs
It'm for A pound of Candlesiijd
It'm pd for Ringinge ye xxvth of November when her matie went to Hampton court. viijd, And At her Retorne backe Againe ye xxixth of the same moneth viijdxvjd

paymentes in the secounde yeare .1583.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid the xxth of December for Ringinge At ye Queenes maties Remove from St James to whithallviijd
It'm paid vnto Oliver for paveinge of A graue by the font And for sand to ye sameixd
It'm paid vnto the Clarke & sexton for their wagesxxxs
It'm paid for kepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm paid for washinge of the clothesxvjd
It'm paid for hollie and Ivie Rosemarie & bayesxvjd
It'm pd for bromes And oyle for ye Clockevjd
It'm for A pint of oyle for the bellsiijd
It'm paid vnto mathewe Clarke for mendinge iij clappersiijs
It'm pd vnto him for lookeinge vnto ye Clocke & gonnes for this whole yearexs
It'm paid vnto william waters for seeinge vnto the harnesxs
It'm paid vnto Nicholas Bedworth Scr' for writing And ingrossinge this or Accompt And for ye gathering bookexvs
Some is—iiijli iiijs jd
Some Totall of the secound yeares Receiptes isxixli vd
Some Totall of the paymentes in this their secound yeare isxijli xviijs vjd
So remaynes in or handes redie to be deliu'ed vnto the newe Churchwardens At ye giveinge vpp of this our Accompt this p'nt sonday the xvjth day of ffebruary, 1583, the some ofvjli. js. xjd.

Made and examyned the day And yeare Abouesaid by the maisters of the p'ishe hereunder named.

[Signed]
Thom's ffowler
John Colbrand
Nicholas [mark]
Wyll'm Jesper
Anthony harris
xp'oforus Heyward
Myles lakyn
Christians m'ke
ffrancis haeck
the mark [mark] of peter Young
the mark [mark] of corneles godfrey.

All these acountes from the count of Rychard Darlow and thomas broune (fn. 25) meusision soueded (fn. 26) in to this boke by Edward Stylkragg and dauy delaye cherch Wardones elecke and chosen by the holl consente of the par[i]shners for the yere of our lorde 1583.

Footnotes

1 sic for Mrs, Wife of Thomas Windebank (vide signature p. 434). On Aug. 21, 1582, their son was baptised in the church—" Fraunciscus Wyndeba'cke" (Nat. Dict. Biog.)
2 Ebury Farm.
3 Geo. Woodlocke (R.)
4 Joanna Rawlett (R.)
5 Nelson (R.)
6 The only mention which the parish records contain of the acquisition of a new burial ground.
7 Elizabeth (R.)
8 Symonis (R.)
9 The Register gives over 140 names this year. Note the large number that died in the streets and fields. The Ratebook again records payments to "searchers."
10 cf. n. 2, p. 255.
11 Boat-hire.
12 vide note 3, p. 255.
13 Carles, alias Stevens (R.)
14 alias Marks (R.)
15 Chaworth (R.)
16 Askewe (R.)
17 Du'moe (R.)
18 Tedder (R.)
19 He left 20s. to the poor (Ratebook 1585–6).
20 Goldsmithe (R.)
21 Furishe (R.)
22 The total is over 150; nearly half of these were buried without fees. The Ratebook records payments to searchers and to various persons whose houses were visited by the plague.
23 cf. pp. 200, 209, 234.
24 There is no explanation of this in any of the parish documents.
25 Churchwardens from Christmas 1573 to Christmas 1575 (p. 275).
26 Sewed.