Accounts
December 1601 - December 1603

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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552-573

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'Accounts: December 1601 - December 1603', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 552-573. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81913 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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December 1601 - December 1603

The Accompte of Denrye

Waller and Rafe Allanson Churchewardens of the p'ishe of St Martin in the Fieldes in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and ap-pointed by the right Worll Mr D'tor Moundford Vicar wth the whole Assent and consent of the same Parishe in the Vestrie for the space of twoe whole yeares com'encing at the feast of the Birth of our Lord God One Thowsand six hundreth and one, and ending at the like feast in the yeare of our Lord one thowsand six hundreth and three, beeing the fyrst yeare of the raigne of our sou'aigne Lord James by the grace of God king of England Scotland ffraunce and Ireland Defendour of the faithe vi't over England ffraunce and Ireland the first yeare and over Scotland the Seaven and Thirteth, Aswell for Receiptes as paymentes by them receyved made and paid, As in this their Accompt more p'tic'lerlie ensueth.

The said Accomptantes chardge themselues wth theise Receiptes in their first yeare as followeth

Anno D'ni .1601.

Imprimis Receyued for the Clearkes and Stextens [sic] wages and for pewes and Rep'acons of the Churche, as by their gathering Booke, more p'tic'lerlie appeareth xvijli. ijs. jd.
It'm Receyued for halfe the Token monye in this our first yearelixs. viijd.
It'm Receyved of Sr Marke Styward knight, for one yeares rent for the house over the Churche Lanexiijs. iiijd.
Som'e is—xxli. xvs. jd.

Receiptes for Buryalls (fn. 1) knelles and suche like in this our firste yeare as followeth.

Christmas Quarter .1601.

January .1601.Imprimis the xxiiijth daie was buryed Mathew Lawrence, Cloth and knellijs
ffebruary .1601.It'm the xviijth Daie was buryed Mr Thomas White (fn. 2) gent', for the ground in the Churche viijs, the Clothe ijs, Afternoones knell xviijd, the five peales xxdxijs xd
It'm the same Daie was buryed Mr Terry Srieant of the late Queens Maties Ewry, for the ground in the Churche viijs, the clothe ijs the knell and peales ijs vjd.xijs vjd
It'm the xixth Daie was buryed Myles Tannett, for the ground in the Churche and Knellvjs viijd

The firste yeares Receiptes

Buryalls in Christmas Quarter .1601.

ffebruarye .1601.Item the xxijth Daie was buryed Anne Savage for the ground, Cloth knell and Pealeixs
Marche .1601.It'm the fivth Daie was buryed Elizabeth Greaues for the ground knell and pealexjs ijd
It'm the xth was buryed Will'm Sancew, the worst Cloth, graue and knellxiiijd
It'm the same Day was buryed Henry Lyde, for the Coffynvjd
It'm the xvijth Daie was buryed Andrew keyme, for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd, the cloth knell and peales ijs iiijdixs
It'm the same Daie was buryed Alice Thompson, graue and knellxd
Marche .1602.Item the xxvth daie was buryed wm (fn. 3) Thorpe Coffynvjd
Item the xxvijth Daie was buryed Henrye Copcott Coffynvjd
Sum—iijli. vjs. viijd.

Buryalls in our Lady Daie Quarter .1602.

Aprill .1602.Item the third Daie was buryed John Howe, for the Cloth, grave and knellijs
It'm the xijth Daie was buryed Rebecca Cripse for the Coffynvjd

The firste yeares Receiptes

Buryalls in our Ladie Daie Quarter .1602.

April. 1602.Item the xvth Daie was buryed Dorothie Hopkins for the ground vjs viijd, the Cloth iijs vjd, the after-noones knell xiiijd, the v peales xxd.xiijs
It'm the xvijth Daie was buryed John Warde, for the cloth graue knell and pealeijs viijd
(fn. 4) The same Daie was buried a Chrysome of William Waltomes, Coffynvjd
It'm the xxiiijth Daie was buryed John Sherwood, for the Cloth afternoones knell graue and pealesiiijs
Maie. 1602.It'm the vth Daie was buryed xp'ofer Westorne Coffynvjd
It'm the nine and Twentith Daie was buryed Henry Cripse, Coffynvjd
It'm the same xxixth Daie was buryed ffrances Waltham, for the cloth the Graue knell and Pealesiijs iiijd
June. 1602.It'm the seaventh Daie was buryed Humfry LLoud for the ground in the Churche, the Cloth for the Afternoones knell and the Pealesxvs iiijd
It'm the same Seaventh Daie was buryed Mary Cripse, for the Coffynvjd
Sum'—xlijs. xd.

The first yeares Receiptes

Buryalls in Midsomer quarter .1602.

June .1602.Item the xxvijth Daye was buryed Christopher Hussey, the Coffynvjd
Julye .1602.It'm the thirteth of Julye was buryed Anthonie Robinson, for the Cloth and graueijs
August .1602.It'm the sixteenth Daie of August was buryed James Blackshaw, for the Coffynvjd
It'm the xxxth Daie was buryed William Nutt for the ground, Cloth, Afternoones knell and Pealesxiiijs
eptemb' .1602.It'm the xiijth Daie was buryed Mr George Coppyn (fn. 5) for the ground, cloth, Afternoones knell and Pealesxiijs
It'm the xiiijth Daie was buried Joane Evans, for the Cloth and knellijs
It'm the xviijth Daie was buried Robert White for the Cloth & knellviijd
It'm the xxjth daie was buried Will'm Wright for the ground in the Church knell and Pealesxs vjd
It'm the xxijth Daie was buried Susan Palmer for the Cloth, graue, knell and pealesiijs iiijd
Sum'—xlvjs. vjd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Michaellmas Quarter .1602.

October .1602.Item the first daie was buried Arnold Derrickson for the Cloth iijs vjd, the graue vjd, the howers knell vjd, the two peale viijdvs ijd
November .1602.It'm the seacond Daie was buried Katherine Pope for the ground, Cloth, knell and Pealesxiiijs vjd
It'm the viijth Daie was buried Thomas Brathite for the graue vjd, the Cloth iiijs vjd, the knell and Peales ijs vjdvijs vjd
It'm the xxjth Daie was buried John Gibbins for the Cloth and knellxxd
It'm the xxvjth Daie was buried John Tickle, sometime yeoman of hir Maties Guarde, for the ground, Cloth, knell and pealesxs xd
December .1602.It'm the vijth Daie was buried George Westron for the Cloth, knell and Pealesvjs vjd
It'm the same Daie was buried Henrie Jones for the ground in the Churchvjs viijd
It'm the xxiijth Daie was buried [John] Lluellyn for the Cloth xxd, the graue vjd, the howers knell vjd, the two Peales viiijdiijs iiijd
Sum'—lvjs. ijd.
Som'e generall of all our Receiptes ffor buryalls (fn. 6) isxli. xijs. ijd.
Som'e generall of this whole yeares Receiptes isxxxjli. vijs. iijd.

The said Accomptantes demaund Allowance for ymploymentes and Charges by them paid and disbursed for the vse of the Churche and other ordynarie and extraordynarie charges in this their first yeare as followeth.

Paymtes in Christmas Quarter .1601.

Item paid for sweareing our selues and our sidemen at St Clementesxijd
It'm paid for a dinner the same daye for the old Churchwardens, and sidemen wth the minister & diu's other p'ishioners, wth ye officers of the Courtxljs
It'm paid to Mr Stubbs for presenting or bill for this quarterxijd
It'm paid to the Clarke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm paid for the Ringing the xixth of ffebruary at hir Maties remooue from Whitehall to Richmondxijd
It'm for mending the locke of the Bellfarie Doreiiijd
It'm for mending the locke of the long Chest by the Churche Dorexijd
It'm for a Rope for the small weight of the Clocke weighing seauen poundes at iiijd the poundeijs iiijd
It'm for a newe Baldrick for the great bellijs vjd
It'm for pavinge of vj gravesvjs
It'm for the Sextens quarters wagesxs
It'm for keeping of the Clockeiijs iiijd
It'm for ringing of ffive of the Clocke, and eight of the Clockeiiijs
It'm for oyle, and Broomes for the Churchxijd
It'm for scowring of the Com'union pottesiiijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making Cleane the two Church lanes this quarteriijs vjd
It'm paid to Master Danson for maymed souldiers and hospitallsviijs viijd
Som'—vli. vijs.

The first yeares paymentes

Payementes in our Lady Day Quarter .1602.

Item paid for or Dinner wth the minister, sidemen, Clarke Sexten and others at the visitac'on the vijth of May, and for a booke of Articles and bill of presentmentxxjs viijd
It'm paid for altering of a seate for the Clarke, and for mending of other Pewes in the Churche and for Deale bordeixs viijd
It'm paid the xvth and xvijth of May at the greyhound to make the p'ishioners drinck after their perambulac'onxvjs ixd
It'm paid to Mr Emyng at the greyhound the xjth of June after the overseers of the poore gave vp their accompt, and other vestrie matters were then donexvs
It'm paid for Ringing the xvth and xvijth of May being the daies of Perambulac'onijs
It'm paid to David Tickner (fn. 7) for his Wages this quarterxxs
It'm to the Sexten for his wages this quarterxs
It'm for Ringing five of the Clock, & viij of ye Clocke, & Keeping of ye Clock vijs iiijd
It'm for oyle and broomes for the Churchxijd
It'm for scowring the Com'union pottesiiijd
It'm for paveing of two grauesijs
It'm for mending the fowerth bell wheelevjd
It'm for washing the Com'union Clothesiijs iiijd
It'm for paperijd
It'm to Mr Danson for maymed souldiers and hospitallsviijs viijd
It'm to James Turner for making Cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd
Sum'—vjli. js. xjd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Payementes in Midsomer Quarter .1602.

Item paid to Martin the Plum'er for mending broken places in the Church gutters wth soulder, and for wood & Coales to mend the sameviijs viijd
It'm paid the xxth of July to Mr Parkington for mending the gallery on the south side of the Church theis p'ticuler som'es following vi't, for two paire of Screwes for one day ijs.viijs iiijd
It'm for timber to make bases viijd, It'm for a single quarter iiijd
It'm for vij foote of elme borde vijd. It'm for x foote of Ewes (fn. 8) bord vjd, It'm for nayles iiijd, It'm to Henry Catchome for one dayes worke xvjd, It'm to Richard Bynding for a daies worke xvjd, It'm to John Hall for one daies worke xvd
It'm paid for a dogge of Iron for the gallery waighing xxvjli at iijd the poundvjs vjd
It'm paid for Cariage of the screwes to the Church and home againe for mending of the galleryxijd
It'm paid for an Iron to mende Mr Warders peweiiijd
It'm for ringing at hir Maties remoove from Gree[n]wich to Lambeth and so to Harfeild the xxviijth of July (fn. 9) xijd
It'm for ringinge the vijth of September being her Maties birth dayiijs vjd
It'm for mending of an olde baldricke for the tenor and for a new baldrick for the iiijth Belliijs
It'm for a new bell rope weighing vjli at iiijd the poundeijs
It'm for a new rope for the weight of ye Clock, weighing xvijli and a half at iiijd the poundvs xd
It'm for the Sextens quarters wagesxs
It'm for ringing five & viij of the Clock, & for keeping of the Clockvijs iiijd
It'm for presenting our quarter billxijd
It'm for oyle and broomesxijd
It'm for paving of three grauesiijs
It'm for scowring the Comunion pottes, & for two dust baskettesxd
It'm paid to the Clarke for his wages this quarterxxs
It'm paid to Mr Danson for maymed souldiers & hospitallsviijs viijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd
Sum'—iiijli. xvs. vjd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Payementes in Michaellmas Quarter .1602.

Item paid for presenting our quarter bill at the ArchDeacons visitac'on concerning the rep'ac'ons of the Church the first of Octoberiijs
It'm paid for our dinner, wth the minister, sidemen and other p'ishioners the same dayxviijs viijd
It'm paid at the vestrie meeting, when Mr Doctor Mountford Did moove the vestry about the Organs, at Mr Woodlockes (fn. 10) ijs ijd
It'm paid to Mr Slowman for stuffe, & workmanship donne about the mending of the Church gate, and the little Coffin house (fn. 11) as appeareth by his billxviijs iijd
It'm paid to Bartlett the glasier for glasse and mending the glasse windowes about the Churchxiijs
It'm paid for a hundred of paving tile being viij ynches a peece for to mende the Churchvjs iijd
It'm paid for Carriage thereof by water from Queene hith to Mr Warners Wharfeiiijd
It'm for Carriage thereof from Mr Warners Wharfe to the Churchvjd
It'm paid to Slater for morter, and for mending broken places in the Churchijs
It'm paid for mending the pewes in the Church and a Deale borde, quarter endes and naylesiijs viijd
It'm for Ringing the xvth of November at hir Maties remoove from Richmond to Whitehallxijd
It'm for three newe bell ropes weighing xviijli at iiijd the poundvjs
It'm for two new Baldrickes one for the tenor and one other for the iiijth Belliiijs viijd
It'm for mending of an old Baldrickexijd
It'm for Ringing the xvijth of November being hir Maties Coronac'on Day and for a pound of Candlesvjs vd
It'm paid to the Sexten for his quarters wagesxs
It'm for ringing of ffive of the Clocke and eight of the Clocke and for keeping of the Clockevijs iiijd

The firste yeares paymentes

More payementes in Michaellmas Quarter .1602.

Item for oyle and Broomes for the Churchexvjd
It'm for a heath brush for the windowesiiijd
It'm for holly Ivye Rosemary and Bayesijs
It'm for washing the Com'union Clothesiijs iiijd
It'm for scowring the Communion pottesiiijd
It'm for writing of the poore (fn. 12) their names vnto the Lo: Cheife Justiceijs
It'm for paving of two gravesijs
It'm paid to the Clarke for his Wages this Quarterxxs
It'm paid to Mr Danson for the maymed souldiers and Hospitallsviijs viijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd
Sum'—vijli. vijs. ixd.
Som'e Totall of all or paymtes in this or first yeare isxxiijli. xijs. ijd.
Som'e Totall of all our Receiptes is as appeareth beforexxxjli. vijs. iijd.
So haue we receyved this first yeare more then we haue paidvijli. xvs. jd.

The accompte of the said

Henry Waller, and Raphe Allanson Churchwardens for their seacond yeare of office, Com'encing at the feast of the Birth of or Lord God 1602, and ending at the like feast 1603 aswell of Receiptes as payemtes by them receiued and paid as followeth.

Receiptes

Item Received for the Clarke and Sextens wages and for Pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churchxiijli. vjs. ijd.
It'm Receiued for half the token money in this or seacond yeareiijli. iiijs. iiijd.
It'm receiued of Sr Marke Styward for the house ou' the Church Lane for this seacond yearexiijs. iiijd.
Sum'—xvijli. iijs. xd.

Receiptes for Burialls knells and suche like in this or seacond yeare as followeth.

Christmas quarter .1602.

January. 1602.Item the Seacond Daye was buried Anne Griffeth for the ground, Cloth, knell and pealesvijs xd
It'm the tenth was buried Mistris Margaret Norton for the ground, Cloth, Afternoones knell and pealesxvijs
The xxvjth was Buried Richard Bird a Child from John de Millan, Coffinvjd

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas Quarter .1602.

January .1602.Item the xxvjth was buried Rob't Smith for Cloth, graue & knellxijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Christian Bath for Cloth, grave and knellijs
It'm the xxxth was buried Will'm Marbery for the ground, Cloth knell and pealesxvijs iiijd
ffebruary .1602.It'm the vijth was buried Thomas Phillipes for the Coffinvjd
It'm the same Day was buried ffraunces Handes for the Coffinvjd
It'm the xiijth was buryed John ffoster who was slaine in the swanne Close by James Beet, for the ground, Cloth, knell & pealesxijs
It'm the xvijth was buried ffraunces Counstable gent' of Cathrope in yorksheire, for the ground, Cloth, knell, and pealesxxs
It'm the xviijth was buried a Chrisome of Will'm Marshalls, Coffinvjd
It'm the xxth was buried John Warren, for the Cloth, grave, knell and pealesvs
It'm the xxiijth was buried Margaret Turner for the Coffinvjd
March .1602.It'm the vijth was buried Mris Margarett Sandes (fn. 13) in the Chauncell for the Cloth, knell and pealesvs iiijd
It'm the xjth was buried Elizabeth Mekins for the Cloth, knell and Pealesxxijd
Sum'—iiijli. xjs. xd.

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in our Ladie Daie Quarter .1603.

Aprill .1603.Item the xvjth was buried James Addam'es for Coffin and pealexd
It'm the xxiijth was buried Joyce Turner for the Cloth grave knell and pealesvs vjd
It'm the xxvth was buried Margerie Ward gentlewoman for the ground and knellxjs
It'm the xxixth was buried Anne Brickett for the Cloth grave, knell and pealesiiijs
It'm the same daie was buried Mris Ellenor Veere from Mr yorkes in London for the Cloth and knelliiijs vjd
May .1603.It'm the xth was buried Annis White, for the Coffine and knellxd
It'm the xiiijth was buried ffaith Marshman for the Coffinvjd
It'm the xixth was buried Anthony Richardson and Richard Slaughter who slewe one the other in fight, for the Cloth, graue, knell and pealevs viijd
It'm the xxiijth was buried John Medehurst, for the worst Cloth and knelliiijd
It'm the same daye was buried Raphe Walker the Coffinvjd
June .1603.It'm the iiijth was buried Will'm Biddle for the Cloth & knellxiiijd
It'm the same Day was buried Priscilla Davies for the Coffin and gravevjd
It'm the xiijth was buried John Clark, for the Coffinvjd
Sum'—lvs. xd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsomer Quarter. 1603.

June .1603.Item the xxvth was buried in the Countrey the La: Sandes (fn. 14) who Died in this p'ishe, for the Cloth, knell and pealesviijs
This generall entry is made by reason of the heat of sicknes in this quarter omitting great nombers that paid nothing. (fn. 15) It'm Receyved more in this quarter for diverse buryalls, and the proffitt wch came of them to our handes of suche of them as paid any thing to the vse of the churche in the whole amth toxli. xs. iijd.
Som'e of this quarter is—xli. xviijs. iijd.

Buryalls in Mychaellmas Quarter .1603.

This like generall entry is made by reason of the great heat of sicknes at this tyme beeing. omitting great nombers that payd nothing.It'm Receyved During this quarter for diverse buryalls the whole proffitt whereof wch came vnto our handes of suche as paid any thing to the vse of the Churche amounteth in the whole toviijli. xjs.
Some of this quarter is. viijli. xjs.
Som'e Totall of our second yeares Receiptes for burialls isxxvjli. xvjs. xjd.
Som'e generall of all our Receiptes this second yeare isxliiijli. ixd.

The saide Accomptant' demaund

Allowance for ymployementes and Charges by them paid and disbursed for the vse of the Church, & other ordinary and extraordinary Charges in this their seacond yeare as followeth.

Paymtes in Christmas Quarter .1602.

Item paid for writing of two bookes, one for the vestri to see and the other for the Justices, being an answer of certaine articles concerning the number of poore people, and their landlordes names, & what freemen were of them, Dated the iij of January 1602. (fn. 16) ijs
It'm for ringing at hir Maties remoove from Whitehall to Richmond the xxjth of January 1602 (fn. 17) xijd
It'm for a new key for the long Chest where the herse clothes lyeviijd
It'm for paving five gravesvs
It'm for ringing the xxiiijth of March, at the proclaimyng of our kingijs viijd
It'm the Clarkes wages this Quarterxxs
It'm for the Sextens wages this Quarterxs
It'm for ringing five and eight of the Clocke, and for keeping of the Clockvijs iiijd
It'm for oyle for the Clocke and bells, and for broomes for the Churchxijd
It'm for scowring the Com'union pottesiiijd
It'm paid to Mr Stubbes his Clarke when we went to see Bartlets leasexijs
It'm paid for presenting our quarter Billxijd
It'm paid to Mr Danson for maymed souldiers & hospitallsviijs viijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making Cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd
Sum'—lxiiijs. ijd.

The second yeares paymentes

Payemtes in our Lady Day Quarter .1603.

Item paid the seacond daie of May 1603 for a bill of presentmtes and a booke of Articles at the visitac'on at St Clemtesijs vjd
It'm paid for our dinner wth Mr Scott and our sidemen, Cleark and Sexten and othersvijs ijd
It'm paid for Charges to make the p'ishion's drincke when they went the perambulac'on of the p'ishe the xxxjth of May, and the seacond of Junexs ijd
It'm for ringing the xxxjth of May, and the seacond of Junexviijd
It'm for a brushe for the windowesiiijd
It'm for mending Mistris Deakes, and Mris Russells seatvjd
It'm for a bell rope weighing vjli at iiijd the poundijs
It'm for paving one gravexijd
It'm for the Sextens quarters wagesxs
It'm for ringing five and viij of the Clocke, and for keeping of the Clockevijs iiijd
It'm for oyle for the Clocke and bells, and for broomesxijd
It'm for scowring the Com'union pottesiiijd
It'm for washing the Com'union Clothes for half a yeareiijs iiijd
It'm for Coales and pitch to ayre the storehouseiijd
It'm paid to David Tickner the Clarke for his wages this quarterxxs
It'm paid to Mr Danson for maymed souldiers and hospitalls for this quarterviijs viijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd
It'm paid to Turven of St Giles for a bell rope weighing vjli at iiijd the pound fett (fn. 18) by Jacobijs

The second yeares paymentes

Payementes in Midsomer Quarter .1603.

Item paid to Runnager his wife when hir husband was in the gatehouse (fn. 19) by Consent of divers of the Vestryvs
It'm given to the ringers to drincke the Coronation daye of the Kings Matie being the xxvth of July (fn. 20) 1603xijd
It'm paid for a prayer book to be read in the Church the vth of August for the kings Deliu'y from the Ea: Gouryes conspiracy (fn. 21) vjd
It'm paid for bills to sett vppon the visited houses (fn. 22) ijs
It'm paid for a prayer booke to be vsed on the wednesdaies at service in the time of the visitac'onvijd
Septemb'It'm paid for three new bell ropes weighing xix pound at iiijd the poundvjs iiijd
It'm for a newe baldrick for the iiijth bellijs iiijd
It'm given to a Minister that made a Sermon in our Church on Michaellmas even, and Michaellmas Day by the Consent of Mr Woodlockeijs vjd
It'm paid to David Tickner the Clarke for his wages this quarterxxs
It'm paid for maymed souldiers and hospitalls for this quartersviijs viijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making Cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd
It'm paid towardes the paving of the Church lane, by the Consent of Mr Woodlocke and othersxs
It'm paid for or Quarter bill of presentmtxijd
It'm paid for the Sextens wages[blank]
Sum'—lxiijs. vd.

The second yeares paymentes

Paymtes in Michaellmas quarter .1603.

Item paid for a new Baldrick and for mending of an oldiijs xd
It'm given to the ringers the xvijth of Novembervjd
It'm paid for writing a booke of ratemtes for the visited houses wth a p'chment Cover (fn. 23) xijd
It'm paid to Newsams man for mending the Clocke, and for a lute stringxixd
It'm paid to Devereux the glasier for mending the glasse windowes about the Church as appeareth by his billxxiijs vjd
It'm paid to Rouland the bricklayer for two hundred of Tyles and for mortar, lath, nayles, tilepinnes, and for his Worke about the tyling of the Churchixs vjd
It'm paid to James Savedge the sexten for his wages this quarterxs
It'm paid vnto him for ringing v and viij of the Clocke and for keeping of the Clockevijs iiijd
It'm for broomes for the Churchxd
It'm for oyle for the Clocke and the bellsviijd
It'm for holly, Ivye, Rosemary and Bayes for the Churchijs
It'm for Candlesijd
It'm paid for maymed Souldiers and hospitalls (fn. 24) for this Quarterviijs viijd
It'm paid to James Turner for making Cleane the two Church lanesiijs vjd

The second yeares paymentes

Payemtes in Michaellmas Quarter .1603.

Item paid to a Messenger wch brought a warrant from the Councell for the payement of the taxac'on for the visited houses to be relieuedijs vjd
It'm paid at the office for the taking out of the Coppie of An Act wch was made for the placeing of John Dore in the roome of the Clearkship of the p'ishe (fn. 25) vs jd
It'm paid to Mathew Clarke for keeping of the Clocke in rep'ac'ons for two yearesxiijs iiijd
It'm paid for making a newe spindle for the Clockeijs
It'm paid for making a newe bowe for the great bell Clap'ijs vjd
It'm for mending the seacond Bell Clapperxviijd
It'm paid to William Powell the Scrivener for writing and ingrossinge this booke of our accompt, and for writing new gathering bookes touching the churchexxs
It'm paid towardes the charges of a supper for the Vicar and the rest of the Vestrie at the giving vp of this accomptxxs
Som'e is—vijli.
It'm the said Accomptantes Craue to be allowed for a surplusage appearing Due vnto them in an other booke vppon an Accompt p'vsed (fn. 26) xvijli. xs.
Som'e totall of all or paymtes and allowances amth toxxxiiijli. xixs. ijd.
It'm More gathered by the said accomptantes since the booke was made vp wherewth they charge themseluesxxxiijs
Som'e generall of all oure Receiptes in theise our two yeares amounteth tolxxvijli. js.
Som'e generall of all our Paymentes and Disbursemtes in theis our two yeares Doe amount tolviijli. xjs. iiijd.
And soe the said Accomptantes have receyved During theise their twoo yeares more then they have paid, wch they are readie to deliver vp wth this accomptxviijli ixs. viijd.

This Accompt is examined And Allowed of by these whose names Are hervnto subscribed As foloweth this i7th of may 1604.

[Signed] Tho: Montforde
Simon Greene
Richard wodlocke
patarick [mark] Derick m'k
Anthony haris matth' Clerck
Edward Styllcragg
the marke of [mark] James Waler
wm Colbecke [mark] his m'ke
Ra: Dobbinsonn
John Thorpe will'm beuan

St. Martin in the feildes. 1604.An Inventorie of suche Church goodes as Henry Waller and Raph Allanson late Churchwardens of the same p'ish did leaue and deliver vnto the handes and custody of John Thorpe and Raphe Dobbinson their successors the x....th day of May in the [blank]

[In the] body of the Churche.

Inprimis in the .....................the Lady Stanhopes pewe, one great Bible, fower old service bookes, a table wth an addic'on vnto it, an other table wth a foot pace a seat and a backe at the vpper end thereof and a little Deske.

It'm two Chestes wth lockes and keyes to the same.

It'm one greene Carpett for the Comunion table, one other little greene Carpett wth a silk fringe.

It'm one old Comunion table Cloth.

It'm six Diap' towells, one Surplesse for the vicar.

It'm one Comunion Cupp of silver, wth a bread plate of silver

It'm one Hearse Cloth of blacke velvet fringed about wth black silk fringe and lyned wth black Buckeram.

It'm one other old Herse cloth of redd and greene wth a fringe of silke lyned wth blue, and two other old Clothes.

It'm a pulpitt Cloth of black veluett embroadered wth flowers and lyned wth black buckeram.

It'm three long Cushions, two other old Cushions, and a great chest wherein they are, wth locke and key to the same.

It'm three Comunion Pottes of pewter vizt a pottle, a quart and a pinte pott.

It'm seaventeene formes, two Coffins, two Roulers (fn. 27) , a paire of tressles and a Ram'er (fn. 28)

It'm one great new Chest wth two lockes and fower keyes, and a little box wth two keyes.

It'm in the Steeple ffive bells and a Sainct's Bell.

It'm two and twentie buckettes of leather, three long ladders, two great fire hookes wth their Chaines.

It'm in the Armory two black Corslettes three swordes three daggers five peeces and a horsemans peece three flaskes and towch boxes fower paire of hangers, a table wth orders of the p'ish for burialls & other thinges.

It'm five long Pikes.

It'm in the handes of Gabriell Brewer Armorer, old armor weighing C D' at Cxijli to the hundred to be sould for jd q' the pound.

Footnotes

1 This list contains 40 names; the corresponding portion of the Register contains 87.
2 He was killed by two men who were buried on Feb. 23 (R.)
B B B B
3 John was written first.
4 Not in the Register.
5 August 9, 1601, Mr. George Coppin was baptised (R.) Sir Geo. Coppin was a very prominent vestryman from 1606 till his death in March, 16 19/20.
6 The above list contains only 38 names as compared with 95 given in the Register. The average annual mortality in this parish for the years 1595–1602 inclusive was 98.
7 Parish Clerk.
8 Eaves.
9 On a visit to Sir Thomas Egerton at Harefield, near Uxbridge (Nichols' Progresses, III and IV, pt. i).
10 The Minutes of the Vestry do not refer to the subject.
11 Where the parish coffins were stored.
12 cf. note 1, p. 567.
13 The Sandys family were connected with this parish as early as 1588 (vide p. 403). The Mr. Edwin Sandys there mentioned was probably the second son of Edwin the Archbishop of York. His first wife was Margaret. This entry (1602) may refer to one of his daughters by his third wife (Elizabeth), vide June 25, p. 566. (Dict. Nat. Biog.)
14 cf. note p. 564. This is, perhaps, the third wife of Sir Edwin Sandys.
15 The plague of 1603 cost London over 33,000 lives. The total number of burials recorded in the Register from Dec. 25th to Dec. 25th is 572, of which 507 are included in these "general" entries. For a history of the visitation, vide Dr. C. Creighton's History of Epidemics in England, vol. 1. Appendix C contains extracts from the Rate Book of this year.
16 This registering of paupers was due to the Poor Law of 1601, cf. the sixth item on p. 562.
17 The last time the parish thus saluted the Queen. Elizabeth died at Richmond on the following 24th March.
18 Fetched.
19 Prison.
20 The Feast of St. James.
21 Plot in 1600 to dethrone James. The prayers are in the British Museum, press mark 472 a. 8.
22 vide note 2, p. 453.
23 This has not survived.
24 cf. p. 514. The reference to the Marshalsea and King's Bench (which were practically one prison) does not occur elsewhere in this book.
25 cf. extract under date Feb. 5, 1603.—(Appendix D).
26 This perhaps refers to some special accounts connected with the plague.
27 Rollers, cf. Inventory on p. 505.
28 for pressing the earth into the graves, vide first line p. 184.
[The end of the Accounts.]