Berkshire, Reading, 1558–9
BRO: D/P 97/5/2

p 295 (29 September–29 September) (Particular receipts)

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Item for the gathering at hocktyde nichill
Item for the yonge folkes gathering at whytsontyd nichill

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  • Footnotes
    • hocktyde: 3–4 April 1559
    • whytsontyd: 14–16 May 1559
  • Glossed Terms
    • gatheryng vb n collection, here used to refer specifically to the act of collecting money for the parish; gaderyng gathering; gatheringe; gatherynge;
    • nichil n nihil, nil; a Latinism signifying that nothing was received that year; nichill
  • Document Description

    Record title: St Laurence's Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: D/P 97/5/2
    Repository location: Reading

    The churchwardens rendered their accounts on the feast of the Annunciation (25 March) until 1516 when they adopted the Michaelmas–Michaelmas pattern rendering their accounts on 29 September.

    1498–1626; English; paper; 250 leaves; 330mm x 225mm; modern pagination; some display capitals; pp 1–2, 490–3 are separated but have been repaired and put separately in a brown paper wrapper; bound in boards covered in parchment, title on front cover: 'The Book of the | Church-Wardens Accounts | of the Parish | of | St Laurence.'

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