Hampshire, Bramley, 1599–1600
HRO: 63M70/PW1

p 131 (2 April–16 March) (Receipts)


Their gaynes of their Whitsontyde feaste all thinges beinge rightly compted & their expenses therto belonginge subducted as appeared to all ‸⸢at⸣ this accompte by presente, by their seuerall bills of expenses & receiptes: vj l. iiij s. viij d. which they had equally diuided betweene them viz. ech of them having therof at this accompte made iij l. ij s. iiij d.

The finall accompte is breefly as followeth

The whole summe of the church stocke deliuered by the Last churchwardens to Iohn white & Abraham poulter was vj l. viij s. x d.
The Whitsontyde gaynes vj l. iiij s. viij d.
the whole summe of both xij l. xiij s. vj d.


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  • Document Description

    Record title: St James' Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: HRO
    Shelfmark: 63M70/PW1
    Repository location: Winchester

    Bramley is a village situated about five miles north of Basingstoke, close to the Berkshire border. The accounting year used by Bramley's churchwardens was from Palm Sunday to Palm Sunday. Pagination of the accounts was done in 1873 by the Rev. C. Eddy, vicar of Bramley, who attached some loose papers and explanatory notes at appropriate points in the book.

    1523–1769; English and Latin; paper; 303 leaves; 327mm x 220mm; 19th-c. ink pagination; good condition, except pages frayed at edges, a few torn; original cover of parchment, badly damaged, made of several pieces stitched together, including fragments of a 15th-c. word book in Latin and English and a 15th-c. account roll, no title, kept in a case of cream-coloured vellum-covered boards made to enclose the book in 1909 by the archdeacon of Winchester, title stamped in gold on red- leather rectangle on front of case: 'BRAMLEY / CHURCHWARDEN'S ACCOUNTS / 1523–1769.'

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