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Churchwarden's Accounts

St Minver Lowland, North Church

Document from Cornwall Record Office

P154 St Minver Parish Church, P154/5 Churchwardens' accounts, Ref No: P154/5/2
Title: `Church Book for the North Church of the Lowlands of St Minver'
Date: 1816-1886, Description: Account book, detailed disbursements. This relates entirely to Enodoc.


 

 

A sample of the Churchwarden accounts has been taken for the first year (1816) and then, from 1821 onwards, every

10 years.  (Spellings are as per account!)

 

Disbursements of John Randall Churchwarden for the Year 1816
  s d
Paid for this Book 0 11 0
for the Book Bag 0 2 6
Clerk his Sallary 0 10 0
Sexton his Sallary 0 5 0
for Washing the Church Linen 0 1 6
for Expence of One Communion 0 7 4
Expence of the Visitation Court 0 14 0
Expence of the Bishops Court 0 7 0
Book of Articles 0 1 0
W Rowe Brewer for Lime as per Bill 0 3 9
for Passage of the above at Different times 0 1 0
for Bringing to the Boat and carring to the Church at Different Times 0 3 0
William Kent for Masons Work 0 14 3
John Oliver for Glass Work as per Bill 0 7 6
Paid the late Churchwarden Book in Debt 0 0 11
To making the Rate and Disbursement 0 1 6
Disbursement 4 11 3
Received by 2 rates 3 10 0
Due to the Book 1 1 3
1819 26th March seen and allowed  [all signed]      
Willm Profitt      
John Mably      
William Mably      
John Profitt      

 

Disbursements of J Randall Churchwarden for the Year 1821

          s d
Paid The Clerk his sallary       0 10 0
  Sexton his sallary       0 5 0
  For washing the Church Linen       0 1 6
  Expence of the Communion       0 7 5
  Expence of the Visitation Court       0 14 0
  Expence of the Bishops Court       0 7 0
  Paid 1/3 of the Curate's Licence and Oath       0 2 8
  Book of Articles       0 0 2
  For a new Office Book       0 6 6
  John Oliver for Glass work as by Bill       0 7 7
  William Kent's bill for Masons work       0 6 0
  two Bushells of Lime       0 2 0
  1 Dozen Rags       0 2 0
  1 lb Rag Nails       0 0 5
  For carrying Lime Rags etc       0 1 0
  Malachi Martyn for Repairing the Railing and Timber       0 3 0
  1 lb Hatch Nails       0 0 4
  Making the Rate and Disbursement       0 1 6
          3 18 1
    s d      
  Received by 2 Rates 3 10 0      
  Received with the Book 1 2 7      
    4 12 7      
  Disbursement 3 18 1      
  Due to the New Churchwarden 0 14 6      
  May 11th seen and aloud by us            
  John Mably            
  William Mably            
  Anthony Guy            
  John Rogers            

 

Disbursements of John Mably Senr Churchwarden for the North Church 1831
          s d
Paid Clerks Sallary       0 10 0
  Sextons Sallary       0 5 0
  For washing the Church Linen       0 1 6
  Expence of the Communion       0 6 0
  Ditto the Visitation Court       0 14 0
  Charles Fisher for Building a Piece Hedge       3 19 0
  Wm Mably Snr 3 Plows at 5s per day       0 15 0
  Wm Mably Jnr 3 ditto       0 15 0
  A Guy 2 ditto       0 10 0
  David Arther 2 ditto       0 10 0
  James Arther 2 ditto       0 10 0
  John Mably Jun 2 ditto       0 10 0
  Wm Legoe, 3 ditto       0 15 0
  John Proffit 1 ditto       0 5 0
  Wm Profitt 1 ditto       0 5 0
  Myself 6 1/2 ditto       1 12 6
  Charles Fisher for 47 load of horses (2) at 4         15 8
  John Mably Snr 100 ditto       1 15 4
  John Oliver as Per bill       0 2 4
  Book of Articles       0 0 2
  Making the Rate and Disbursements       0 1 6
  Myself for strow       0 4 0
          15 0 0
    s d      
  Received by the Rate            
  at 1s 3d in the Pound 15 5 3      
  with the Book 2 11 2 1/2      
    18 6 5 1/2      
  Disbursements 15 0 0      
  with the Book 3 6 5 1/2      
Mar-26 seen and allowed        paid by Mr Symons
  Wm Mably 3 12 5 1/2 due to the parish
  Wm unreadable            
  J Randall            

 

Disbursements of John Randall Churchwarden for the Year 1841 ending June 1842
        s d
Paid Clerks Sallary       0 13 0
Sextons Sallary       0 5 0
for washing the church linen       0 1 6
Expence of the communion       0 6 2
do of the Visitation Court       0 14 0
John Oliver for glass work etc as by bill       0 7 2
Christopher Brickwood as by bill       0 7 3
Thomas Helborn as by bill       0 1 3
Paint and Oil for the church door       0 1 6
two Bushells lime from Padstow passage and carridge       0 3 0
Charles Martyn as by bill       0 2 6
        3 2 4
  s d      
Received by the Rate at 1d in the 3 1 10 1/2      
with the Book 1 10 5 1/2      
  4 12 4      
Disbursement 3 2 4      
Due with the book 1 10 0      
examined and allowed            
John Ellis curate            
H Symons            
Wm Profitt            
James Arthur            
John Mably            
F Mably            
Wm Profitt            

 

Disbursements of J Randall Churchwarden for the Year 1850 ending June 1851
        s d
paid Clerks Salary       0 13 0
Sextons Do       0 5 0
Washing Church linen       0 1 6
Expence of Communion       0 6 0
The Archdeacons Court       0 14 0
October 11th 1851 Postage of letter       0 0 1
Jany 18th Paid Aaron Polkinhorn 2 1/2 days repairing cyd[churchyard] hedge       0 3 1 1/2
May 12th  Robert Oliver as by Bill       0 19 5
W Allport repairing Bible as by bill       0 5 0
Paid for case Parish map 1/6 part       0 1 9 1/2
John Oliver for glass etc as by bill       0 1 6
        3 10 5
  s d      
Received by rate at 1d in the 3 2 5      
With the Book   4 7      
Received in all 3 7 0      
Disbursements 3 10 5      
Due to Churchwarden   3 5      
             
Examined and allowed             
March 29th 1852            
William Hart Smith Chairman            
H Symons            
Henry Hawken (crossed out)            
F Mably            
Jos Arthur            
Jas Rowe            
John Mably            
John Mably            

 

Disbursements of Thomas Pearce Mably Churchwarden for the Year 1861 ending June 1862
        s d
Paid Clarks Salary       0 13 0
Sexton Do       0 5 0
Washing Church linen       0 1 6
Expences of Communion       0 6 0
Do Archdeacons Court       0 14 0
John Brickwood as by bill       0 2 9
Christopher Brickwood Do       0 2 6
1 Bushel of Lime       0   7 1/2
A Brush for the Church       0 2 0
A Cloth for the Communion Table       0 4 8
Making ditto       0 0 2
        2 12 1 1/2
  s d      
Received by Rate at 1d in the 2 9 9      
With the Book 1 5 7 1/4      
Received in all 3 15 4 1/4      
Disbursements 2 12 2 1/2      
Due with the Book 1 3 1 3/4      
March 24th 1863 seen and allowed            
William Hart Smith Chairman            
W Randall            
Wm Profitt            
F Mably            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disbursements of John Mably Churchwarden of St Enodoc for the Year 1870 and 1871 ending Easter 1871

          s d  
Expense of Communion         0 6 0  
and to be paid  stamps and circulars 0 0 6  
  s d          
Bosankoes Bill for repairing lead to Tower etc 0 19 6          
Clerks Salary 0 13 0          
Sextons Do 0 14 0          
Toward this rate 2 6 6          
 
E Symons 0 13 9          
Mr Stephens 0 7 0          
John Mably 0 12 1          
Brot over due with book 0 5 1          
          0 6 6  
cash in hand 1 17 11   1 17 11  
           
due at above 2 6 6          
 
By collection 0 11 8          
cash in hand 1 11 5          
  2 3 1          
           
Clerks salary         0 13 0  
Sextons Do         0 14 0  
Archdeacons Court         0 14 0  
          2 1 0  
          2 2 1  
        in hand   2 1  

 

 

A Vestry held on the 12th day of January 1871 at St Enodoc Church and Adjourned to the Mariners Inn, Rock, the vicar in the Chair.

 

It was proposed and seconded and agreed that in accordance with the new law application be made for the payment of the church Rate to the Landowners of such properties as the tenants of which decline to pay.

 

That a Rate of one Penny in the pound be made for the Year ending Easter 1871 for the Expenses of St Enodoc Church for the said Year

signed William Hart Smith, Chairman

(L D B....) unreadable signature

John Mably

 

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