Accounts
December 1597 - December 1599

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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507-528

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'Accounts: December 1597 - December 1599', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 507-528. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81911 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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December 1597 - December 1599

The Accompte of John Childe And Thomas Benge Churchewardens of the Parrishe of Sainct Martins in the feildes in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and appointed by the Vicar wth the Whole assent and Consent of the Maisters of the same Parrishe in Vestrie for the space of Twoe whole Yeares Comensinge at the feaste of the Beirth of our lord god one Thowsande ffyve hundred Nintye and Seaven and endinge at the Like feaste in the Yeare of our Lorde one Thowsande fyve hundred Nynetye & Nyne. and in the Twoe & ffourtith Yeare of the Reign of our sou'eign Ladie Elizabeth the Queenes Matie yt nowe is Aswell for Receiptes as payementes. by ym Receaved & paide as in this their accompte more p'ticularlye ensueth.

The said Accomptantes Chardge them selves wth theis Receiptes in theire firste Yeare as followeth. Anno .1597.

Item. Receaved for the Clarke and Sextons wages and for Pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churche, As by their gatheringe booke more p'ticularlye appearethxiiijli. vs. vjd.
It'm Receyved for half the Token money in this our firste Yeareijli. xviijs. iiijd.
It'm Receyved of mr Marke Stywarde for one Yeares Rent for the howse over the Churche Lanexiijs. iiijd.
Some—xvijli. xvijs. ijd.

Receiptes for burialls knells & suche like in this or firste Yeare as followeth.

Christmas q'ter .1597. Decemb'Item. the xxvth was buried William Baylie for the Cloth xxd. the knell xiiijd. the ij Peales viijd.ijs. viijd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried mr [Edward] wingate (fn. 1) for the Cloth ijs. the Afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales ijs.vs. ijd.
Januarye .1597.It'm the seconde was buried Griffyne Browne for the Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. the knell & Peales xxijd.iiijs.
It'm the vjth was buried Katherin Bleare for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales xvjd.iiijs. viijd.
It'm the xiiijth was buried Elizabeth ffosterni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried Thomas ffellowes for Cloth & knellxijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Christmas Quarter .1597.

January .1597.Item. the xixth was buried Alexander Graunt for the Cloth and knellijs.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Thom's Larkeingeni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried James Emrye for the Cloth grave knell & Pealesiijs. iiijd.
ffebruarye .1597.It'm the thirde was buried Rob't Occleson (fn. 2) for ye Cloth and knellxxijd.
It'm the xth was buried Anne Warn' for the Coffinevjd.
It'm the xjth was buried Wm Morgan for the ground Cloth knell & Pealesxijs. xd.
It'm the same Daye was buried Elizabeth Webbe for the Cloth & knellxd.
It'm the xxijth was buried Mr Richarde Lee for the ground & Clothviijs.
It'm the same Daye was buried John Mayllarde for the grounde Cloth knell & Pealesxs. xd.
It'm the same Daye was buried Rob't Leoman for the worste Cloth & knellvjd.
Marche .1597.It'm the vijth was buried Symon Smithni'l
It'm the ixth was buried wm Davies for the Cloth & knellijs.
It'm the xiijth was buried Elizabeth Joanes ali's Morganni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Richarde Nevellni'l
It'm the xxjth was buried John Dudleyni'l
Some q'ter—iijli. ijd.

Burialls in or Lady q'ter .1598.

Marche.1598.Item. the xxvijth was buried Angell Johnson for the grounde in the Churche Cloth & knellxs. vjd.
It'm the xxixth was buried John Boswellni'l

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladye q'ter .1598.

Aprill .1598.Item. the vth was buried Joane Newtonni'l
It'm the vjth was buried wm Drewe worste Cloth & knellvjd.
It'm the same Daye was buried Owen Woodnettni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Nicholas Collinsni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried John Demillon ali's Gen'inges for the Cloth grave knell & Pealesiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxth was buried John Lamb'tni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried John Bellowesni'l
Maye .1598.It'm the viijth was buried xp'ian Hutton for the ground Cloth knell & Pealesxijs. ijd.
It'm the xth was buried Joane Rathbone for the Cloth grave & knellxxd.
It'm the xjth was buried Margarett Gregorye a Childe from mr warrens at the kinges head for the ground Cloth & knellxs.
It'm the xiijth was buried Joane Henshawe for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd. the knell vjd. & the ij. Peales viijd.iijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xvjth was buried Rob't Bygrave for the Cloth & knellxijd.
It'm the xxijth was buried Merriam Arnolde Daughter of Lott for ye grave knell & ij Pealesxxd.
June .1598.It'm the seconde was buried Roger Joanes for the grounde Cloth knell & Pealesxs. xd.
It'm the vth was buried wm Gallian worste cloth & knelliiijd.
It'm the xth was buried John ffeilder (fn. 3) from St James wall (whoe had his necke broken by Edmounde Griffith his vnckle)ni'l
It'm the xvth was buried Joane Ballett for the Cloth knell & Pealesiiijs. ijd.
It'm the xvjth was buried Elizabeth Poyntall worste Cloth ijd the knell vjd. & the Peale iiijd.xijd.
It'm the xxth was buried Jeane Evansni'l
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Avis Trippettni'l
It'm the xxixth was buried Rob't Evans worste Cloth & knelliiijd.
Some q'ter—iijli. xd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsomer Quarter .1598.

Julye .1598.Item. the viijth was buried Avis Walton for the grave vjd. the knell iiijd. the ij Peales viijd.xviijd.
It'm the xvth was buried John Ruffe for the Cloth knell grave & Pealesiiijs. viijd.
It'm the xxjth was buried Jeane Neatesley for the grounde Cloth knell & Pealesxs. vjd.
It'm the xxvth was buried Roger Dowling for the grounde vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd Thafternoones knell & Peales ijs. vjd.xs. xd.
It'm for the buriall of mr Ralf Bowes at Highegateiiijs.
It'm the xxvjth was buried Tho: Conwaye (whoe was slayne at St James fayer) (fn. 4) for ye ground viijs. ye Cloth ijs. & ye knell vjd.xs. vjd.
It'm the same Daye was buried John Thom's for ye cloth and knellxxd.
It'm the xxvijth was buried Henrye Nicholls for the Cloth grave knell & Pealesiijs.
It'm the xxxth was buried Richarde Darlowe sometyme one of the Mrs of the Revestrieni'l
Auguste.1598.It'm the xth was buried Mrs Anne Booth whoe Dyed in Childebed for the grave vjd. the knell vjd. & ye iij Peales xijdijs.
It'm the xixth was buried Henrye Russell. one of ye Vestrieni'l
(fn. 5) It'm ye xxjth was buried a Chrisome of Tho: Garnars for the Coffinevjd.
(fn. 5) It'm the xxviijth was buried at westminster mr John Sandes for the ground Cloth knell & Pealesxjs. ijd.
September .1598.It'm the vth was buried Mr Tho: Allen Gent: for the grounde. xs. the Cloth ijs. the howers knell vjd. & the twoe Peales viijdxiijs. ijd.
It'm the xvijth was buried in the Chauncell Mr Devorix Terrett for the Cloth ijs. for the knell vjd. & the three Peales xijd.iijs. vjd.
It'm the xxth was buried Richardyn Prosser the wif of David. for the ground Cloth knell & Pealesxs. xd.
It'm the xxjth was buried Edwarde Plompton worste Cloth ijd. & the knell iiijd.vjd.
It'm the xxijth was buried wm Harteni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried Bridgett Baylie worste Cloth & knellvjd.
Some quarter—iiijli. viijs. xd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1598.

October .1598.Item. the vjth was buried Richarde Aucocke for the grounde viijs. the Cloth xxd. the knell vjd. the ij peales viijd.xs. xd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Katherin Whittackers for the Cloth xxd. the knell vjd. the grave vjd & the Peale iiijd.iijs.
It'm the xxxth was buried Isabell Beavenni'l
November .1598.It'm the viijth was buried Alice Jones for the Cloth knell & gravexviijd.
It'm the xjth was buried Awdrye Jezerdeckeni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Mr Tho: Parkar (whoe was slayne by one of the knight m'shalls men) for ye Cloth knell & pealesiijs. vjd.
December .1598.It'm the vjth was buried Hughe Gee for the Cloth grave knell & Pealesiijs.
It'm the ixth was buried Jane Sonnettni'l
It'm the xiijth was buried Alice Ayer for the Cloth grave knell & Pealesiijs.
It'm the xvijth was buried Susan Deane for the Cloth grave Afternoones knell & Pealesiijs. viijd.
It'm the xixth was buried A Chrisome Childe of Sr Antho: Cookes (fn. 6) for the knell Cloth & Pealesiijs.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Harman Stevensni'l
Some quarter—xxxijs. vjd.
Some gen'all of all the Receiptes for burialls isxijli. ijs. iiijd.
Some gen'all of this whole Yeares Receiptes isxxixli. xixs. vjd.

The said accomptantes Demaunde Allowaunce for Ymploymtes & Chardges by them paide & Disbursed for ye vse of the Churche and other ordinarye & extraordinarye Chardges in this their firste Yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1597.

Item. paide for washeinge of the Surplusvjd.
It'm paide for Ringinge the ixth of ffeabruarye at her Maites goinge to the parliamt. beinge the Laste Daye of ye same parliament (fn. 7) xijd.
It'm pd for the sweareinge of or selves & or sidemeniijs. iiijd.
It'm paide for our Dynner & the sidemens the same Daye & for a booke of Articlesxxjs. iiijd.
It'm paide for twoe newe bell ropes weying xjli & the half at iiijd. the powndeiijs. xd.
It'm paide for a newe Baldrigge for the treable bellxxd.
It'm paide for presentinge of or quarter billijs.
It'm paide for Coveringe of iiijor grave[s]iiijs.
It'm paide vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm paide vnto ye Sexton for keepeinge of the Clockeiiis. iiijd.
It'm paide for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for Broomes for the Churchexijd
It'm paide for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm paide vnto ffather fisher for the makeinge cleane of both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm for Paveinge of the streete before the Easte Churche Lane Ende (where mr Marke Stywarde Payeth rent for the Roome that is over the Lane) for stones, gravell, Cariadge, and Paveors workeixs.
It'm for mendinge of Certayne Pewes in the Churche one the northe Isleiijs. vjd.
Some of this or Christmas quarter isiiijli. viijs. iiijd.

The firste yeares payme'tes

Paymentes in our Ladye Daye q'ter .1598.

Item. pd for Ringing the seconde of Maye at her Maties Remove from Whitehall to Greenewitchexijd.
It'm paide the iiijth of maye at the Archedeacons visitac'on for a newe booke of Articles and for everye of our oathesijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto Henrye Turvyn for ij newe bell ropes weyinge xiiijli. at iiijd. the powndeiiijs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto him for a newe baldrigge for the tennor bellijs. vjd.
It'm pd the xxiijth of Maye for makeinge of the p'ishonrs Drincke at our com'inge from the p'ambulac'on & for Ringingvjs. viijd.
It'm pd for half a hundred of Lyme for to mende ye tylingeiijs.
It'm pd for ij loades of Sandeijs
It'm pd for 350 of Tylesvs. vjd.
It'm pd for a workeman for fyve Dayes worke at xvjd. the Dayevjs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto a Laborer for v Dayes worke at xd the Dayeiiijs. ijd.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter bill for Comunicantes & for Caryinge of it iniijs.
It'm pd for Paveinge of iiijor gravesiiijs.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd for Keepeinge of ye Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for broomes for the Churchexijd.
It'm pd for Scowringe of the Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge cleane of both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto the Highe Constable for Maymed soldiorsviijs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto him for the Hospitalls of the m'shalsey & the Kingsbenche (fn. 8) for one quarteriiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for a Quier of Paperiiijd.
It'm pd for a Parchemt booke for a Register (fn. 9) (as it was appointed by the Laste Parliament)xxxvs.
Some quarter—vijli. viijs. viijd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymtes in Midsomer quarter .1598.

Item. payde for a greate Roape for ye greate weight of the Clocke weyinge xjli & the half at iiijd. the powndeiijs. xd.
It'm payde for Ringinge the vth of Julye at her Maties Comynge to the Lorde Threasorers to Dynn' from Greenewitch & at her goinge backe the same Dayexijd.
It'm payde for Ringinge the vijth of Septemb' beinge her Maties birth Dayeiijs.
It'm payde for Deale boordes for the vestrie & for a Carpenters worke about the vestrieiijs. iiijd.
It'm for Levellinge & Raysinge of the north Isle in ye Churche for Stuf & workemanshippe as followeth.
It'm for Lyme & Sande for the sameijs. vjd.
It'm for Paveinge tylesxviijd.
It'm for a workeman for three Dayes worke about ye sameiiijs.
It'm for a Laborer for three Dayes workeijs. vjd.
It'm for a peece of Tymber for the [blank] of the Doore & hanginge the Doore on a Jawme (fn. 10) for one henge for the same Doore & for twoe other henges for Pewe Dooresiijs. ijd.
It'm for a Dayes worke & the half for a Carpenter for the Layinge of the same [blank] & for hanginge of ye same Dooresijs.
It'm pd for a greene Carpett wth silke frindge for the little table in the Chauncellxiiijs.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for broomes for ye churchexijd.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter billijs.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of Both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Paveinge of vj graves in the Churchevjs.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottesiiijd.
Some q'ter—iiijli. vijs.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Michaelmas quarter .1598.

Item. pd for a newe Baldricke for the Sainct's Bellxijd.
It'm pd the xxiijth of October for presenting or bill at the Bi: Visitac'on at Whitechappellxvjd.
It'm pd vnto one of his menn for newe wrightinge of or billxijd.
It'm pd the same Daye for or Dynn's & the sidemensxvjs. viijd.
It'm pd for Ringinge the xiijth of No: at her Maties Remove from Ritchmound to Whitehallxijd.
It'm pd vnto Henrye Turvyn for ij newe Baldrickes & for mendinge of an old one againste her Maties Coronation Dayeiiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto him for twoe newe Bell ropes weyinge xijli at iiijd the Powndeiiijs.
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for Rownding of the iiijth bell Clapp' & for makeinge a bowe to the seconde bell Clapp'iijs.
It'm pd vnto the Ringers ye xvijth of No: being her Maites Coronation Dayevjs.
It'm pd for a Pownde of Candlesiiijd. ob'.
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & bells & for broomes for the Churchexvjd.
It'm pd for Hollye Ivye Rosemarye & Bayesijs.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge cleane of both the Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for washeinge of or Churche Clothesvjs. viijd.
It'm pd for keepeinge of the Clocke vnto Mr Clarkevjs. viijd.
It'm pd for a Dozen & the half of wooden Dishesijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto Bartlett the Glasier for Repaireinge ye Churche glassexs.
It'm pd vnto ye Highe Constable for maymed Soldiors & for the hospitalls for one half yearexvijs iiijd.
Some q'ter—vjli. ijs. iiijd. ob'.
Some totall of ys yeares Paymtes isxxijli. vjs. iiijd. ob'.
So have we Receaved this yeare more then we have Disbursedvijli. xiijs. jd. ob'.
Some totall of ys yeares Receiptes isxxixli. xixs. vjd.

The accompte of the saide John Childe and Thomas Benge Churchewardens for their seconde Yeare of office Comensinge At the feaste of the birth of or Lorde god .1598. & endings one the like feaste 1599. aswell of Receiptes as Paymtes by ym Receyved & pd. as followeth.

Receiptes

Item. Receyved towardes the Clarke & Sextons wages and for Pewes & repar[a]c'ons of the Churche as by Their gathering booke appearethxiiijli. ixs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for half the Token Money in this or seconde Yearelviijs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for one whole Yeares Rent of Mr Marke Stywarde for the howse over the Churche Lanexiijs. iiijd.
Some—xviijli. js. viijd.

Receiptes for Burialls knells & suche like in this or Christmas q'ter .1598.

December .1598.Item. the xxvijth was buried wm wheeler worste Cloth & knellviijd.
It'm the xxvijth was buried Marye Cooke Cloth & knelliiijd.
It'm the xxxth was buried Cornelius Heldon for the ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd The afternoones knell & Peales ijs. ijd.xs. vjd.
(fn. 11) It'm the same Daye was buried at Kensington Bridgett Banfeilde for the ground in ye Churche vjs.vjs
Januarye .1598. (fn. 12) It'm the vth was buried Margerye Banfeilde at Kensington for the ground vjs. viijd. for the Cloth xxd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales xvjd.xs. xd.
It'm the xth was buried Joane Saunders for the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. ye peales xvjd.iiijs. viijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in xp'imas q'ter .1598.

Januarye .1598.Item. the xxvjth was buried John Hambletonni'l
(fn. 13) It'm the xxxjth was buried a Chrisome Childe of mr Oldisworths for the grounde in the Churche vjs. viijdvjs. viijd.
ffebruarye .1598.It'm the iiijth was buried John Sparckes for the best cloth xxd. the howers knell iiijd. & the Peales iiijdijs. iiijd.
It'm the xvth was buried John Sorsbye (whoe was slayne by one of his fellowes) for the Cloth xxd ye knell vjd the Peale iiijd.ijs. vjd.
It'm the xvjth was buried Joane Hawes for ye Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. the knell vjd. & the Peale iiijd.iijs.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Elizabeth Sheeresni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Anne Newman for ye Cloth & knellvjd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Joane Porter for ye grave vjd the knell xiiijd. & the Peales xiiijd.ijs. xd.
Marche .1598.It'm the vth was buried Thom's Burtonni'l
It'm the xvijth was buried Marye Clarkeni'l
It'm the xxth was buried David Elder for the grave vjd the knell & Peale xdxvjd.
It'm the xxjth was buried Rob't Newtonni'l
.1599.It'm the xxvth was buried Lewis wms for ye ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xvjd & the knell iiijdviijs. iiijd.
Some q'ter—iijli. vjd.

Burialls in or Ladye q'ter .1599.

Aprill .1599.Item. the firste was buried Richarde Bradleyni'l
It'm the iiijth was buried Henrye Rice worste Cloth & knelliiijd.
It'm the ixth was buried Moyses Hoop' for the Cloth xxd & the grave vjdijs. ijd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Hughe Robinsni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried Humfrey Sparchefordeni'l
Maye .1599.It'm the vth was buried George Millwardeni'l
It'm the vjth was buried John White for ye Cloth grave & knellxiiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladie Daye q'ter .1599.

Maye .1599.Item. the xijth was buried Jane Wheelerni'l
It'm the xvjth was buried Synay Corneliusni'l
(fn. 13) It'm the xviiijth was buried a Chrisome Childe of mr waterhowse for the ground & the Clothviijs. iiijd.
It'm the xixth was buried [Elyzab.] Mascall for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd. the knell xiiijd. & the iij Pealesiiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Anne Mayllarde for ye groundvjs.
June .1599. (fn. 13) It'm the firste was buried at westm' p'ishe Churche Avelyn Page al's wortley for the ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. & the Peales xvjd.xs. xd.
It'm the xiijth was buried Elizabeth Spraggeni'l
It'm the xxijth was buried xp'ian Dugdale for ye Cloth & knellijs. ijd.
It'm the xxiijth was buried mr [Henry] Mackwill'ms (whoe was slayne by mr Compton) for the Cloth xxd the knell xvjd & the iij Peales xijdiiijs.
Some q'ter—xxxixs. iiijd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1599.

Julye .1599.Item. the vijth was buried ffrauncis Dickins Cloth viijd & Coffine vjdxiiijd.
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Roger Cartwright worste Cloth ijd & the howers knell iiijdvjd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Henrye Stanlye for ye Cloth & the knellxiiijd.
It'm the xviijth was buried Sara Hide the worste Cloth .ijd. & the knell. ijd.iiijd.
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Margarett Stacye for ye Cloth xxd. the grave vjd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the Peales xijd.iiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxvijth was buried Katherin Leader Cloth & knelliiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' Quarter .1599.

Julye .1599.Item. the xxxth was buried Richarde Iverye the Cloth .viijd. & the knell iiijd.xijd.
Auguste .1599.It'm the thirde was buried Anthonye Michell for ye ground viijs. the Cloth xijd. the afternoones knell xiiijd. & the v. pealesxjs. xd.
It'm the iiijth was buried Elizabeth Phillippesni'l
It'm the viijth was buried Elizabeth Dayeni'l
It'm the xijth was buried Awdrye Stevensni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried Rob't Snagge for the ground & knell ni'l. (The said Snagge was slayne by Tho: Younge Sr Hen: Carewes man)ni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried Jeane Coalye worste Cloth & knelliiijd.
September. 1599.It'm the vth was buried Marye Raymentni'l
It'm the xth was buried John Hughesni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried Agnes Johnson for the Cloth xxd the grave & knell viijd.ijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Anne Addamsni'l
Some q'ter—xxiijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

October .1599.Item. the xijth was buried Marye Wakefeilde for the Cloth & knellijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xvijth was buried Richarde Thom's fro' knightsbridgeni'l
It'm ye xxth was buried wm Payne fro' knightsbridgeni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Thomas ffoorde (whoe was slayne by one George Seagoe wth a Chissell) for the worste Cloth ijd & the howers knell vjd.viijd.
It'm the xxvth was buried Derricke Sincker for the Clothe xxd. ye. grave vjd. the howers knell vjd. & ye ij peales viijd.iijs. iiijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

ovemb' .1599.Item. the vijth was buried Samuell Harmanni'l
It'm the xiijth was buried [blank] for ye Cloth knell & Pealeijs. vjd.
It'm the xvjth was buried Sara Peasley for ye Cloth & Coffinexxd.
December.]It'm the xxixth was buried ffrauncisca Ynghamni'l
It'm the firste was buried Dame [Margeria] Norris (fn. 14) wif vnto the Ho: the Lorde Norris. for the Cloth knell & Pealesiiijs. ijd.
It'm the iiijth was buried John Burton fro' ye millni'l
It'm the ixth was buried Thomas Weste fro' ye Rownd Coorte (fn. 15) ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Walter frencheni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Elizabeth Wardeni'l
It'm the xiiijth was buried Cisley Meason fro' ye feildesni'l
It'm the xvth was buried Thomas Browneni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Mris. Marye Clapton (fn. 16) for ye ground viijs. the Cloth ijs. The knell xiiijd. & the Peales xxd.xijs. xd.
It'm the xxjth was buried [blank] warren fro' Tho: Baldwynsni'l
Some q'ter—xxvijs. vjd.
Some Totall of this our seconde Yeares burialls isvijli. xs. viijd.
Some generall of ye Receiptes in this or seconde yeare isxxvli. xijs. iiijd.

The saide accomptantes Demaunde allowaunce for Ymploymtes & Chardges by ym pd & Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche & other ordynarye & extraordynarye Chardges in ys their seconde Yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1598.

Item. pd for Ringinge the xvijth of ffebruarye at her maties Remove from Whitehall to Ritchmondxijd.
It'm pd for Strawinge herbes ye vjth of marche againste DoctorStanhoppes sitting about ye Remnaunte of the visitac'ons (fn. 17) in or Churchevjd.
It'm pd for Deale Boordes for the three newe Doores wthin the Churchevjs.
It'm pd for Ledges & Nayles & for the makeinge of them three Dooresviijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Tymber for the Doore Cassesxs.
It'm pd for boordes & quarters for the Letticing (fn. 18) about ye Doores & for naylesxs. viijd.
It'm pd for three payer of Henges for them Dooresixs.
It'm pd for Lokes key & staplesxs. vjd.
It'm pd for Carpenters & Plaisterers worke & for Colloring of the Doores & Latticesxiijs.
It'm pd for .ij. newe keys & mending the Lockes of ye Churche Yarde gatesijs.
It'm pd for ij newe baldrickes one for the Treable bell & the other for the fourthe belliijs. viijd.
It'm pd for a newe bell rope weyinge vjli at iiijd ye powndeijs.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter billijs.
It'm pd for wrighting of a newe gathering Bookeijs.
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of the Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke & Bell[s] & for Broomes for ye Churchexijd.
It'm pd for Scowring of ye Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm pd for a longe Brushe for the Topp of ye Churchexijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Coveringe of iij graves in the Churcheiijs.
It'm geven vnto mr Lashe Sometymes s'u'nt vnto the Late Lorde keep' (fn. 19) vs.
Some quarter—vjli. viijs.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladye Daye q'ter .1599.

Item. pd for Ringinge the thirde of Aprill at her maties Remove from Ritchmond to ye Lo: of Caunterburye & soe to Greenewitchxijd.
It'm pd the xxvijth of Aprill for p'senting of or bill at the Archdeacons visitac'onijs. vjd.
It'm pd the same Daye for our Dynn's & the sidemensxvjs. vjd.
It'm pd to make the p'ishonrs Drincke when we went the p'ambulac'on & to the Ringers for both Dayesvjs. viijd.
It'm pd for mendinge of a locke for ye store howse doore & for a keyxijd.
It'm for newe Ripping (fn. 20) of some part of one side of the Middle Isle Contayninge in Length .43. foote & in Depth .18. foote And for newe Rippinge of some parte of ye Northe side of ye Churche towardes the Easte end of ye Churche againste Mr Knights (fn. 21) howse Contayninge in length 20 foote & in depth 16 foote or thereaboutes for pointing & mending ye Churche in Dyu's stuf as followeth [places for workema'shippe &
It'm payde for 200 of Lymexijs.
It'm payde for iiijor Loades of Sandeiiijs.
It'm payde for 1500. of Tyles at xiijs. iiijd. the thowsandexxs.
It'm pd for 36. Ruffe Tyles at jd. ob'. a peeceiiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for 600. of Lathes at xijd. ye 100vjs.
It'm pd for 4500. of Lath nayles at xvjd. ye 1000.vjs.
It'm pd for a bushell & the half of Tyle pynnsijs.
It'm pd for a workeman for x Dayes worke at xxiijd ye Dayexvs.
It'm pd for ij Laborers for the same worke at xijd ye Dayexxs.
It'm pd for Rafters feete & Eves boordes & the setting ym in by a Carpenteriijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of the Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for Broomes for ye Churchexijd.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Coveringe of iij graves in the Churcheiijs.
It'm pd vnto ye Highe Constable for Maymed Soldiors & for the hospitalls for one half yearexvijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for Trussinge vpp of ye iiijth bell wor[k]manshipp & stufiijs. vjd.
It'm pd vnto Jacob Cornewe or Sexton for newe wrighting & Ingrossing of or Register booke (fn. 22) of Christninges mariadges & buriallsiijli. xs.
Some q'ter—xijli. xijs. viijd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsomer quarter .1599.

Item. pd for mendinge of the Locke of ye greate Chestvijd.
It'm given vnto fishers wif for her husbandes watche about the p'ishe in the night being appointed when the bell man was in troobleijs. vjd.
It'm pd for makeinge & byndinge of twoe paper bookes for the Constables Surveyors & Scavengers acco'mptesxijd.
It'm pd for wrightinge of ye Constables three severall Collections for the Laste Yeares s'uices & for wrightinge the twoe laste Scavengers Accomptes in twoe newe bookesvjs. viijd.
It'm for ij newe Ropes one of ym for the smale weight of the Clocke & the other for ye seconde bell weying xjli & the half at iiijd. the powndeiijs. xd.
It'm paide for a newe baldrickeijs.
It'm paide for Ringinge ye vijth of September beinge her Maites birth Dayeiijs.
It'm pd for presentinge of or q'ter billijs.
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bell & for broomes for ye Churchexijd.
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for Coveringe of twoe gravesijs.
Some quarter—iijli. ijs. ijd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

Item. pd for a newe plate (fn. 23) to sett vnder the newe gallerye where it was soncke for Carpenters & plaisters workexvijs.
It'm pd for presenting in of or q'ter bill at the Archedeaco's visitac'on beinge the [blank] of Octoberijs. vjd.
It'm pd for our Dynners & the sidemens the same Dayexijs. vjd.
It'm pd for a Stirroppe of Iron for the greate bell wheele for three greates pates (fn. 24) of Iron for the stocke of ye same bell beinge Cleafte Cleane throughe for makeinge three boltes of Iron & spike nayles for the same bellvijs. viijd.
It'm paide for a Carpenters worke aboute the same bell & for the trussing vpp of an other bell beinge the Treable belliijs.
It'm pd for a Laborer for the helping of himxxd.
It'm geven vnto a Lame Soldior that was preste foorthe of this p'ishevjs.
It'm pd for Ringing the xiijth of No: at her Maites Remove fro' Ritchmound to Whitehallxijd.
It'm pd for Ringing the xvijth of No: beinge her Maites Coron'tion Dayevjs.
It'm pd for a Pownde of Candlesvd.
It'm pd for ij newe bell ropes weyinge xijli at iiijd. the powndeiiijs.
It'm pd for ij newe baldrickes & for the mending of an old onevs.
It'm pd for Ringinge the vijth of December at her Maites Remove from Whitehall to Ritchmoundxijd.
It'm pd for presenting of or q'ter billxviijd.
It'm pd for Lengtheinge of ye three Pewes next behinde where mrs Childe Doth sitt beinge in the Southe Isle for stuf & workemanshippexvjs. vjd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Michaelmas q'ter .1599.

Item. pd vnto the Clarke for his quarters wagesxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs.
It'm pd vnto him for keepeinge of ye Clockeiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells & for broomes for the Churchexvjd.
It'm pd for Hollye Ivye Rosemarye & Bayesijs.
It'm pd for Scowringe of the Comunion Pottesiiijd.
It'm pd for makeinge Cleane of both the Churche Lanesiijs. vjd.
It'm pd for washeinge of or Churche Clothesvjs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto Mathewe Clarke for lookeinge vnto ye Clocke this yearevjs. viijd.
It'm pd vnto him for Rowndinge of a Clapp' & for makeinge of a newe bowe to the iiijth bell Clapp'iijs.
It'm Paide vnto Bartlett the glasier for repaireinge ye glasse about the Churchexs.
It'm pd vnto the Highe Constable for maymed soldiors & for the Hospitalls for one half Yearexvijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto Jacob Cornewe for writinge & ingrossing of this or accompte & for writinge of ye Inventoryes and gatheringe Bookexxs.
It'm pd for a Supper for ye Maisters at ye giveinge vpp of this or accomptexxs.
Some q'ter—xli. ixs. xjd.
Some Totall of this or seconde Yeares paymtes isxxxijli. xijs. ixd.
Some generall of ye Receiptes in this or twoe Yeares amounteth vnto the some oflvli. xjs. xd.
Some generall of ye Paymtes in this or twoe Yeares isliiijli. xixs. jd. ob'.
And so remaynes in or handes more then we have Layd forth wch we are redie to Delyver the some ofxijs. viijd. ob'.
Examined and allowed by ye vicar & the Maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder named ye xvijth of ffebruarye 1599 Annoq' R. R: Elizabeth xlijo. & the Chardge by them Comitted vnto ye newe Churchewardenswm Colbacke & xp'ofer Collarde.

[Signed]
T. Knight
Simon Greene
w. Hedworth
Richard wodlock
patrick [P D] derick m'ke
Will'm Beuan
Edward Stylkragg
matthy clerck
Anthony harris
John [mark] goodcoll
Jonn [mark] kellsey
Hynry Jonson
James [mark] waller mark

Set Martine in ye feildes Anno 1599.An Inventorye of all suche Churche goodes as John Childe & Thom's Benge Late Churchewardens of ye same p'ishe Did Leave & Deliu' into ye handes & Custodie of will'm Colbeacke & xp'ofer Collarde their Successors the xvijth of ffeabruarye Annoq' RR: Elizabeth xlijo.

In the Quior & bodie of ye Churche.

Inprimis one greate Bible & fyve s'uice bookes & a booke of homilies one little Deaske one Table & a frame wth a newe addic'on vnto it one other Table wth a foote pace a seate & a backe at ye vpper ende thereof.

It'm twoe Cheastes wth Lockes & keys belonging to them.

It'm one greene Carpett for ye Comunion Table & an other greene
Carpett wth a silke frindge for ye little Table in ye Chaunsell.

It'm a velvett Pulpitt cloth wth Roses & frindged belowe.

It'm one Comunion Table cloth geven by ye Lord Threasorer, viij Diap'
Towells Contayning .28. yardes & one surplus for the vicar.

It'm ij Streamors.

It'm one Comunion Cupp of silu' wth a bread plate weying both together. 16tene oz'.

It'm one hearse Cloth of red & greene wth a frindge of silke lyned wth blewe Buckram & ij other old Clothes.

It'm ij long Cushions of white Clothe of Tissewe Lyned wth redd Leather given by mr ffowler.

It'm ij other old Cushions & a greate Cheste wherein they are wth Locke & key to the same.

It'm iij Comunion pottes of Pewter viz. A pottle pott a quarte pott & a pinte pott.

It'm xxvtie formes xiiijtene of v foote .iij. xiijtene foote .ij. of viij foote longe iij. of vj foote long & .iiij. of iij foote longe.

It'm .ij. Coffins .ij. Rollers a Payer of Treassells & a Ram'er.

It'm one greate newe Cheaste wth .ij. lockes & .iiijor. keyes & a little greene boxe in it wth .ij. keys.

It'm in ye Steeple .v. bells one sainct's bell & a Clocke.

It'm in ye Armorye .iij. Arming swords one horsemans sworde & .ij. backe swordes five Calevers & a horsemans peece .iiijor. flaxes (fn. 25) & touche boxes. three Daggars .iiijor. white Corslettes &: ij. blacke Corslettes .iij. Almayne Ryvettes iiijor. morrians iiijor. Sallettes one buffe Jerkyn one Coate of Mayle .ij. blacke bills & vj Pykes. (fn. 26)

It'm vj leather buckettes geven by Mr Derricke.

It'm vj leather buckettes geven by Mr Bevan.

It'm ij leather buckettes geven by Mr Steelecragge.

It'm ij leather buckettes geven by Jonas Robson.

It'm 4or leather buckettes geven by Jeames Emrye.

It'm iij leather buckettes geven by Henrye Russell.

It'm one Longe Lather geven by Rob't Brett.

It'm iij newe Lathers & ij greate fyer Hoockes wth their Chaynes.

[Signed] John Childe
Tho: Benge

Footnotes

1 In Cancello; Clarke of the Checke (R.)
2 A Vestrie ma' (R.)
3 vide G. D. R., 4 June, 40 Eliz. (Middlesex County Sessions Records).
4 Had been in existence since temp. Ed. I, and was held near St. James' Palace on and after St. Philip and St. James' Day (May 1st). It was transferred to St. James' Market Place in 1665, and later to Brookfield near Hyde Park Corner where it was known as Mayfair. It was abolished as a scandal and a danger.
5 Not in the Register.
6 He was the grandson of Edward VI's tutor; vide note 1, p. 190, and note, p. 409.
7 In this Parliament was begun the reorganisation of the Poor Laws.
8 vide note 2, p. 570.
9 This is the Register book now in the Church; it was printed by the Harleian Society in 1898.
10 Jamb.
11 Not in the Register.
12 Not in the Register.
13 Not in the Register.
14 vide note 3, p. 494. Lord Norris died in 1601 and was buried at Rycote, which came to him through his wife, and from which he took his title.
15 The site of Round Court is now crossed by King William Street; part of it is occupied by Charing Cross Hospital.
16 Daughter of Sir William Waldgrave and wife of Thomas Clopton. (Seymour's History of London, 11, 646).
17 i.e. completed his visitation of the Archdeaconry.
18 Lattice work.
19 i.e. Lord Burghley, who died on August 4th, 1598.
20 There seem to have been extensive repairs to one side of the roof over the Nave, and to the east end of the roof over the north aisle; perhaps also the floor required levelling; some of the entries would apply to either case.
21 The Vicar.
22 cf. n. 2, p. 514.
23 Some ironwork to support the gallery.
24 sic for plates.
25 Powder flasks.
26 The terms in this list are explained on p. 505.