RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 1105a
Extent302 ff.
TitleTRUSTEES FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF PREACHING MINISTERS
Date1649-1661
DescriptionPapers of the Trustees for the Maintenance of Preaching Ministers, mainly relating to the revenues of the Church and the granting and payment of augmentations of clerical salaries.
Continuing the series from MS. 1104, and containing items 139-240, 242-247, 250.

ff. 1-2. A list and index of contents. Ends: 'Finished March 18 1762. Andrew Coltee Ducarel Lambeth Librarian'. The papers were assigned item numbers by Ducarel, and these are referred to in his list and index.

ff. 3r-8v. [item 139]. Rental of the Deans and Chapters of Bristol and Gloucester. 1650.

ff. 9r-31v. [items 140-151]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Capt. John Silverwood.
ff. 9r-11v. [item 140]. Payment to Thomas Warner, Minister of Halberton, Devon. 1651.
ff. 12r-13v. [item 141]. Payment to Matthew Hazard, Minister of St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol. 1651.
ff. 14r-v, 20r-v. [item 142]. Payment to Timothy Batt, Minister of Ilminster, Somerset. 1650.
ff. 15r-16v, 19r-v. [item 143]. Payment to William Hughes, Lecturer in St. Peter's, Marlborough, Wilts. 1650.
ff. 17r-18v. [item 144]. Payment to Matthew Hazard (also recorded as Matthew Hassard), Minister of St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol. 1650.
ff. 21r-22v. [item 145]. Payment to Roger Derby (also recorded as Roger Derbie), Minister of Somerton, Somerset. 1650.
ff. 23r-v, 26r-v. [item 147]. Payment to Nathaniel Ingelo, Minister of All Hallows, Bristol. 1650.
ff. 24r-25v. [item 148]. Payment to Gerard Prior, Vicar of Sandhurst, Glos. 1650.
f. 27r-v. [item 149]. Payment to Faithful Tate, John Strickland, [John] Conant and William Eyre, Ministers of Salisbury, Wilts. 1650.
f. 28r-v. [item 150]. Receipt for rent formerly paid to the Dean and Chapter of Bristol out of the rectory of Tisbury, Wilts. 1650.
ff. 29r-31v. [item 151]. Payment to Robert Pleydell (also recorded as Robert Pledwell), Minister of Stroud, Glos. 1650.

ff. 33r-41v. [item 152]. Miscellaneous receipts, especially sums paid for taxes for the maintenance of the army charged upon the rents of parsonages. Many relate to payments by Capt. John Silverwood, Receiver of the rents of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. 1648-51.

ff. 42r-65v. [items 153-169]. Miscellaneous receipts, especially sums paid for taxes for the maintenance of the army charged upon the rents of parsonages, 1650-1. Many relate to rents of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. Included is a receipt by Gervase Bland for his stipend as Minister at Stratford sub Castle, near Salisbury, 1650 (f. 50a, item 163).

ff. 61r, 66r-100v. [items 170-185]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Gervase Bucke.
f. 66r-v, 76r-v. [item 170]. Payment to John Hall, Minister of Bromsgrove, Worcs. 1650.
ff. 67r-v, 90b r-v. [item 171]. Payment to Giles Thorneburgh (also recorded as Gyles Thornburgh), Minister of Crowle, Worcs. 1650.
ff. 68-69v, 75r-v. [item 172]. Payment to Charles Nott, Minister of 'Shelsey Beacham' [Shelsley Beauchamp], Worcs. 1650.
ff. 70r-71v. [item 173]. Payment to Thomas Bromwich, Minister of Kempsey, Worcs. 1650.
ff. 72r-74v. [item 174]. Payment to Thomas Stedman, Minister of Stanford, Worcs. 1650.
ff. 77r-v, 82r-v. [item 175]. Payment to John Dolphin, Minister of Broadway, Worcs. 1650.
f. 78r-v.[item 176]. Payment to Simon Moore (also recorded as Symon More) and Gilbert Cox, Ministers of the city of Worcester. 1650.
ff. 79r-80v. [item 177]. Payment to James Warwicke, Minister of Hanley Castle, Worcs. 1650-51.
f. 81. Blank.
ff. 83r-84v, 98r-v. [item 178]. Payment to James Archer, Minister of Yardley, Worcs. 1651.
ff. 85r-86v, 96r-v. [item 179]. Payment to Charles Nott, Minister of 'Shelsey Beacham' [Shelsley Beauchamp], Worcs. 1651.
ff. 87r-88v, 95r-v. [item 180]. Payment to Thomas Stedman, Minister of Stanford, Worcs. 1651.
ff. 89r-v, 94r-v. [item 181]. Payment to James Warwicke, Minister of Hanley Castle, Worcs. 1651.
ff. 90r-v, 93r-v. [item 182]. Payment to Henry Osland, Minister of Bewdley, Worcs. 1651.
ff. 90a r-v, 90c r-v. [item 183]. Payment to John Hall, Minister of Bromsgrove, Worcs. 1651.
ff. 91r-92v, 99r-100v. [items 184-185]. Payments to Thomas Bromwich, Minister of Kempsey, Worcs. 1651.
f. 97. Blank.

ff. 101r-139v [items 186-206]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Major Samuel Clarke, of Bristol.
ff. 101-102. An abstract of the accounts of Samuel Clarke, Receiver of the rents of the Dean and Chapter of Hereford.
ff. 103r-v, 112r-v. [item 186]. Payment to Richard Parker, Minister of Madley, Herefs. 1650.
ff. 104r-v, 111r-v. [item 187]. Payment to Samuel Smith, Preacher in Hereford. 1650.
ff. 105r-v, 110r-v. [item 188]. Payment to John Tombes, Minister in Leominster. 1650.
ff. 106r-v, 109r-v. [item 189]. Payment to William Low, Preacher in Hereford and elsewhere. 1650.
ff. 107r-108v. [item 190]. Payment to John Toldervy (also recorded as John Toldravey), Minister of Marden, Herefs. 1650.
ff. 113r-114v, 131r-132v. [items 191-192]. Payments to Edward Jones, Minister of Fownhope, Herefs. 1650-51.
ff. 115r-v, 130r-v. [item 193]. Payment to William Mallowes, Minister of Ludford, Herefs. 1650.
ff. 116r-v, 129r-v. [item 194]. Payment to William Voyle, Minister of St. Peter's, Hereford. 1650.
ff. 117r-v, 128r-v. [item 195]. Payment to George Primrose, Minister of St. Nicholas, Hereford. 1650.
ff. 118r-v, 127r-v. [item 196]. Payment to Anthony Buckley, Minister of Woolhope, Herefs. 1651.
ff. 119r-v, 126r-v. [item 197]. Payment to Stephen Phillips (also recorded as Stephen Philips), Minister of Lugwardine, Herefs. 1651.
ff. 120r-v, 125r-v. [item 198]. Payment to John Somers (also recorded as John Sommers), Minister of 'St. Waynards' [St. Weonards], Herefs. 1651.
ff. 121r-122v, 124r-v. [item 199]. Payment to Bartholomew Springett, Minister of the chapel of Swallowfield in the parish of Swinfield, Berks. 1650.
ff. 123r-v, 133r-134v, 141r-v. [items 200-201]. Payments to Edward James, Minister of Long Stanton, Salop. 1650-51.
ff. 135r-137v, 140r-v. [item 203-205]. Payments to Clifton Stone, Minister of Diddlebury, Salop. 1650-51.
ff. 138r-139v. [item 206]. Payment to Thomas More, Minister of Moseley, Worcs.

f. 142r-v. [item 207]. Accounts relating to rectories in Worcestershire. 1650.

ff. 143r-151v. [item 208]. Papers relating to revenues of the Trustees, comprising a list of impropriate rents from the former bishoprics of Winchester, Chichester, Oxford, Bristol and Gloucester (f. 143r); rentals of the bishoprics of Winchester and Chichester, 19 June 1650 (f. 149r-v); Tenths received since Christmas 1645 from benefices in the bishopric of Chichester (f. 150r-v).

ff. 152r-154v. [items 209-210]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of Peterborough. The Receiver of the revenues is named as James Elsby.
ff. 152r-v, 159r-v. [item 209]. Payment to Thomas Eaton, Minister of Maxey, Northants. 1650.
ff. 153r-154v, 158r-v. [item 210]. Payment to Richard Resbury, Minister of Oundle, Northants. 1651.

ff. 155r-157v. [item 211]. Receipts for taxes for the army assessed on the Archdeacon of Ely for the parsonage of Wilburton, Cambs. 1650.

ff. 160r-161v. [item 212]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The Receiver of the revenues is named as James Elsby.
ff. 160r-161v, 172r-v. [item 212]. Payment to William Wells, Minister of Melbourn, Cambs. 1650.

ff. 162r-180v. [items 213-215]. Miscellaneous receipts, especially sums paid for taxes for the maintenance of the army charged upon the rents of parsonages. 1649-51. The receipts relate to the Deans and Chapters of Ely and Peterborough, James Elsby being the collector in both. Also included are receipts from clergy for augmentations: William Fflack, Vicar of West Wratting, Cambs. (f. 163); William Vaughan, Minister of Foxton, Cambs. (f. 163); Paul Panke, Vicar of St. John the Baptist, Peterborough (f. 178); Benjamin Lloyd on behalf of Dr. Greene, Vicar of North Collingham, Notts. (f. 179).

ff. 181r-194v. [items 216-223]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The Receiver of the revenues is named as James Elsby.
ff. 181r-v, 183r-v. [item 216]. Payment to Richard Baynbridge (also recorded as Richard Banbridge), Minister of Wilburton, Cambs. 1650.
ff. 182r-185v, 189a. [items 217-218]. Payments to Isaac Worrall, Lecturer at Meldreth, Cambs. 1650-51.
ff. 186r-v, 192r-v. [item 219]. Payment to Thomas Tifford, Minister of Fen Drayton, Cambs. 1650.
ff. 187r-191v. [item 220-221]. Payments to William Vaughan, Minister of Foxton, Cambs. 1650-51.
ff. 193r-194v, 201r-202v. [items 222-223]. Payments to Richard Flower, Minister of Steeple Morden, Cambs. 1650-51.

ff. 195r-209v. [items 224-233]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Dean and Chapter of York. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Humphrey Harward.
ff. 196r-v, 200r-v. [item 224]. Payment to William Browne, Minister of Lanham, Notts. 1651.
ff. 197r-v, 199r-v. [item 225]. Payment to Thomas Stacy, Minister of Laxton, Notts. 1651.
ff. 198r-v, 203r-v. [items 226-227]. Receipts signed by William Hide, Minister of Market Weighton, Yorks. 1650-51.
ff. 204r-205v, 215a-216. [item 228-229]. Payments to Theodore Herring, Edward Bowles, Nathaniel Wrathband (recorded also as Nathaniel Rathband), and Thomas Calvert, Ministers of York. 1650-51.
ff. 206r-v, 215r-v. [item 230]. Payment to 'Mr Wayte' [Thomas Waite], Minister of Wetwang, Yorks. 1651.
ff. 207r-v, 214r-v. [item 231]. Payment to Christopher Nodding, Minister of Bilton, Yorks. 1650.
ff. 208r-v, 213r-v. [item 232]. Payment to Ralph Mason, Minister of Driffield, Yorks. 1650.
ff. 209r-v, 212r-v. [item 233]. Payment to Thomas Kennington, Minister of Easington. 1650-51.

ff. 210r-211v. [item 234]. Order and receipt concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of the Axminster church prebends of Greendall and Wortham. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Humphrey Harward. Payment to Richard Cresson, Minister of Axminster, Devon. 1650.

ff. 217r-222v. [items 235-237]. Orders and receipts concerning the payment of augmentations from revenues of Southwell Chapter and Prebendaries. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Humphrey Harward.
ff. 217r-219v, 221r-222v. [items 235-236]. Payments to Richard Whitchurch, Minster of St. Peter's, Nottingham. 1650-51.
ff. 219a-220v. [item 237]. Payment to Joathan Boote, Minister at Nottingham. 1651.

f. 223r-v. [item 238]. A wrapper from a set of vouchers relating to the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The document used for the wrapper is a draft order for the payment of an augmentation to Richard Burroughes, Minister of Ugglebarnby, Yorks., 1653.

ff. 224r-243v. [items 239-240]. Miscellaneous receipts, relating, all or mainly, to Southwell Chapter and Prebendaries and the Dean and Chapter of York. 1650-51. The Receiver of the revenues is named as Humphrey Harward. Included are receipts from clergy for augmentations: Martin Ballard, Minister of Upton, Notts (f. 224); Jeremy Garthwaite, Minister of Bishop Burton, Yorks (f. 228); Thomas Stanfield (also named as Standfield) on behalf of his father John Stanfield or Standfield, Vicar of Burton Pidsea, Yorks (ff. 230-1); Hugh Jennings, Vicar of Water Fryston, Yorks (f. 232); John Scrimshire on behalf of William Hewett, Vicar of Kneesall, Notts (f. 233).

f. 244r-v. [item 241]. A label, in the hand of A.C. Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian: 'Rental of the rectories and tythes belonging to the Deanery of Salisbury'. The rental itself (ff. 245, 245a-c) is now bound in MS. 1105b.

ff. 246r-255v. [item 242]. Accounts of John Robinson, Receiver General of the bishopric of Lincoln, for the period 6 Jan. 1649/50- 29 Sept. 1650. Included are payments of augmentations to ministers.

ff. 256r-265v. [item 243]. Papers relating to tythes of the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. Included are a valuation of tythes in Cumberland to be let in Feb. 1659/60 with related letters to the Trustees from Edmund Branthwaite, Receiver of tythes and tenths in Westmorland and Cumberland, 1659-60.

f. 266. Blank.

ff. 267r-272v. [item 244]. Rental of the Dean and Chapter of Chester, 3 July 1649 (ff. 267-269); rental of the bishopric of Chester, 1651 (ff. 270-272) . The rentals were submitted by William Ffarmar, Receiver.

ff. 273r-274v. [item 245]. List of rectories in various counties of Wales to be let. 31 May 1659.

ff. 275r-286v. [item 246]. Accounts of the Receivers for the Deans and Chapters and Bishoprics of St. David's, Llandaff, Bangor and St. Asaph for arrears of rents which became due between 1 Dec. 1641 and 6 Jan. 1649/50.

ff. 287r-293v. [item 247]. Order pursuant to letters patent of Charles II of 3 Dec. 1660 concerning estates of the Church, enabling Thomas and John Herbert to receive arrears of rents of rectories and prebends in Radnorshire formerly sequestered from the royalist Matthew Herbert. [1661].

ff. 294-295. Blank. [items 248-249 now bound separately in MS. 1105b].

ff. 296r-302v. [item 250]. Accounts of arrears due [to the Trustees] in the county of Southampton [Hampshire] 25 Dec. 1659.
LanguageEnglish
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2013
PhysicalDescriptionQuarter leather binding 405 x 290 mm., 20th cent. Paper leaves. 302 ff.
CustodialHistoryRecorded in Andrew Coltee Ducarel's catalogue of the Lambeth manuscripts dated 1763 (LR/F/42).
RelatedMaterialMSS. 1105a and 1105b continue the series of documents in MS. 1104 (which contains items 1-138).
MSS. 1104, 1105a and 1105b are strays from the main series of Commonwealth Records in Lambeth Palace Library (COMM I-XIIc and COMM Add). See also Sion Arc L.40.2/E16.
On livings in Wales sequestered under the Commonwealth, see MS. 1027.
For Commonwealth Records in other libraries see the fonds level entry for Commonwealth Records (COMM).
PublnNoteWilliam Arthur Shaw, 'A history of the English Church during the Civil Wars and under the Commonwealth 1640-1660', 2 vols (London 1900).
Jane Houston, 'Catalogue of ecclesiastical records of the Commonwealth 1643-1660 in the Lambeth Palace Library' (Farnborough, 1968).
Claydon, Graham, A dynasty of clergy named archer (Melrose Books, 2018).

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