p 24 (25 March–25 March) (Receipts)
|Item receyued at hoktyde of the wymmen gadering||xix s. v d.|
|Item receyued of the men gadering at the same tyme||vij s. vij d. ob.|
|Item receyued of the gadering by the churchmen at witsontyde||iiij s. vij d.|
|Item receyued for iiijor bushells malte gadered by the seid churchmen||ij s. viij d.|
|Item receyued for j bushell & an dimidium of whete gaderid by the seid churchmen||xviij d.|
|Item receyued of the gadering of Robyn hod at witsontyde||v li. x s. v d.|
p 25 (Expenses)
|Item payed to Thomas Taberer on the dedicacion day for his wages mete & drynke||x d.|
|Item payed for lyuerays on our fayr day||xvj d.|
|Item payed for a supper to Robyn hod & his company when he com from ffynchamsted||xviij d.|
|Item payed for ale to Robynhod & his company||iij d.|
|Item paied to the same macrell for making clene of þe church agaynst the day of drynking in the seid Church||iiij d.|
|Item paied for flessh spyce & bakyng of pasteys agaynst þe said drynking||ij s. ix d. ob.|
|Item paied for ale at the same drynking||xviij d.|
|Item paied for mete & drynke to the Taberer||ix d.|
Macrell is also paid in these accounts for other cleaning jobs around the church. He appears elsewhere in the accounts for these few years with no further detail. The occasion of the 'drynkyng' is not specified. But it does provide details unavailable elsewhere.
Record title: St Laurence's Churchwardens' Accounts
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.'