Berkshire, Kintbury, 1587–8
BRO: D/P 78/5/1

p 7 (Receipts)

Item we receyved for a Sommer pole xviij d.


  • Footnotes
    • Sommer: otiose abbreviation line above the mm
  • Endnote

    There is no further mention of ales. It is clear that a tax is levied from this date. After 1593 the accounts become summary.

  • Document Description

    Record title: St Mary's Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: D/P 78/5/1
    Repository location: Reading

    This book is not only an account book. The manuscript is extensively damaged with leaves now missing. It was paginated in ink after the rebinding. The accounts for 1583–4 and 1585–6 are among the lost leaves.

    1582–1849; English; paper; iv (including table of contents) + 143 + ii; 324mm x 230mm; modern ink pagination done at the time of the rebinding (followed here), as well as 2 earlier sets of pagination; heavily damaged and repaired with old gatherings lost in the repair; rebound in the Public Record Office in tan calf, parts of old binding preserved, MS now wrapped in grey paper cover.

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