Berkshire, Thatcham, 1604–5
BRO: D/P 130/5/1A

f 108 (15 April 1604–28 April 1605) (Receipts)


Gayned Clearlie at whitsontid to the Churche ij li. xv s. iiij d.


Receaved for a Sumerpole ij s.


f 109 (Expenses)


Item paid for ffethers at whitsontid ij s.


  • Footnotes
    • whitsontid: 27–9 May 1604
  • Glossed Terms
    • clere adj and adv clear, without encumbrance, liability, debt, etc; net profit [OEDO clear adj, adv, and n 16.a]; cleare; clearely; clearlie; clearly; cleere; cleerelye; cleerlye; cler; clerely; clerelye; clerly; clerlye
  • Endnote

    The dates of the tenure of the churchwardens this year are not Low Sunday to the next Low Sunday as is the custom. The dates given for the accounts are Low Sunday, 1604 (15 April), to 28 April 1605, three weeks after Low Sunday that year.

  • Document Description

    Record title: St Mary's Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: D/P 130/5/1A
    Repository location: Reading

    This book also contains the accounts of the almshouse. The accounts were rendered on Low Sunday.

    1561–1633; English; paper; iii + 170 + ii; 302mm x 190mm; modern foliation; gatherings irregular, badly damaged by damp; bound in cardboard covered with parchment and paper stained to look like parchment, 2 dark brown leather patches on spine, title on paper sticker on front cover: 'No 1 Per In | ventory of | Sundries | Churchwardens | account Book | from 1561 to 1633.'

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