RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoArches Eee 14 ff. 331-361a
TitleCANTERBURY V FOLKES, ETC.
Date1738
DescriptionJohn Potter, Archbishop of Canterbury v Martin Folkes, Samuel Lisle and Richard Chicheley; dilapidations (will of William Wake, late Archbishop). Sentence, 15 Feb. 1739.
The executors of the will of William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury, were Martin Folkes (1690-1754), natural philosopher and antiquary, a nephew of Wake; Samuel Lisle (1683-1749), afterwards Bishop of Norwich; and Richard Chicheley (d. 17 July 1738), Wake's Receiver-General and Secretary.
Witnesses:
ff. 331-331a. Richard Holmes, bricklayer, of St. James, Clerkenwell, aged 37.
ff. 332-332a. Isaac Dawes, bricklayer, of St. Anne Blackfriars, London, aged between 50 and 60.
ff. 333-333a. James Dawes, bricklayer, of St. Andrew Holborn, aged 50.
ff. 334-334a. Samuel Tuffnell, mason, of St. John the Evangelist, Middx., aged 39.
ff. 335-335a. Thomas Hinton, surveyor, of St. John the Evangelist, Middx., aged 48.
ff. 336-336a. William Booth, mason, of St. John the Evangelist, Middx., aged 36.
ff. 337-337a. Samuel Worrall, carpenter, of Christchurch, Middlesex, aged 47.
f. 338. John Cordwell, carpenter, of St. Andrew by the Wardrobe, London, aged over 40.
f. 338a. blank.
f. 339. William Taylor, carpenter, of Christchurch, Middlesex, aged 52.
f. 339a. blank.
f. 340. George Pearce, plumber, of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, aged 53.
f. 340a. blank.
f. 341. William Baker, plumber, of St. Botolph Aldersagte, London, aged 48.
f. 341a. blank.
f. 342. Richard Cock, plumber, of St. Austen [St. Augustine], London, aged 39.
f. 342a. blank.
f. 343. William Hawkswell, glazier, of Lambeth, aged 62.
f. 343a. blank.
f. 344. Edward Gifford, glazier, of Lambeth, aged 28.
f. 344a. blank.
f. 345. James Stevens, glazier, of Lambeth, aged 22.
f. 345a. blank.
f. 346. Paul Line, paviour, of St. Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, aged 58.
f. 346a. blank.
f. 347. Stephen Line, paviour, of St. Andrew Undershaft, London, aged 24.
f. 347a. blank.
f. 348. Thomas Downing, paviour, of St. Saviour, Southwark, aged 32. `
f. 348a. blank.
f. 349. William Godfrey, smith, of Lambeth, aged 31.
f. 349a. blank.
f. 350. Samuel Way, smith, of Lambeth, aged 42.
f. 350a. blank.
f. 351. Charles Goddard, smith, of Lambeth, aged 28.
f. 351a. blank.
ff. 352-352g. John James, architect, of Greenwich, aged 63. Was Surveyor for the palaces of Labeth and Croydon throughout the primacy of Archbishop Wake who spent over £10,000 on repairs.
f. 352h-j. Bills and receipts for work at Lambeth and Croydon 1733-35 by Charles Dunn, mason, of St. George the Martyr, Southwark.
ff. 353-353b. Charles Dunn, mason, of St. George the Martyr, Southwark, aged 27.
f. 353c. blank.
ff. 354-354a. John Townsend, mason, of St. Benet Paul's Wharf, London, aged 60.
ff. 355-355a. John Townsend junior, mason, of St. Benet Paul's Wharf, London, aged 22.
f. 356. Joseph Skrymsher, plumber, of Greenwich, Kent, aged 34.
f. 356a. blank.
f. 357. Robert Hatch, plumber, of Deptford, Kent, aged 37.
f. 357a. blank.
ff. 358-358b. Robert Gale, bricklayer, of Greenwich, Kent, aged 25.
f. 358 c. blank.
ff. 359a-359d. Thomas Farnes, carpenter, of Croydon, aged 54.
ff. 360-360c. Joseph Martyr, joiner, of Greenwich, aged 34.
ff. 361-361a. Nathaniel Manning, bricklayer, of Croydon, aged 52.
AccessConditionsFor preservation reasons, original material is not produced. Please use microfilm.
AdminHistoryCase number 1628. Parochial affairs. Dilapidations (repairs to the fabric of churches, cathedrals, and other buildings belonging to the parish or chapter). Testamentary case
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 159
RelatedMaterialCf. MS 1154. Papers in a suit before the Court of Arches between John Potter, Archbishop of Canterbury, and the executors of the will of William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury. The latter were Martin Folkes (1690-1754), natural philosopher and antiquary, a nephew of Wake; Samuel Lisle (1683-1749), afterwards Bishop of Norwich; and Richard Chicheley (d. 17 July 1738), Wake's Receiver-General and Secretary. The suit concerned dilapidations at Lambeth Palace and Croydon Palace, and contains detailed information on the fabric of both palaces. 1737-39.

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