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Henstridge - Church Wardens Accounts - 1776

The following transcripts of the Henstridge Church Wardens Accounts were kindly provided by Judy Meibusch.


28 Jan 1776
The Minister, Churchwardens & Overseers of the Parish of Henstridge, mov'd by the great Distress of the Poor at this inclement Season, thought it adviseable to wait on the principal Inhabitants of the Parish for the purpose of raising a Sum of Money, by way of voluntary Contribution, to be Distributed amongst the honest & industrious Poor who endeavour to support themselves & Families independently of the Parish aforesaid. What each Person subscribed for that Purpose may be seen Distinctly as follows-

Surname Christian Description £sd


WESTON Phipps D.D.Vicar 2.2.0
WALTER Edward Esq. 15.15.0
HOAR Henry Esq. 5.5.0
MEDCOTT Tho.s Esq. 4.4.0
GOULD George Esq. 2.2.0
MISENER Esq. 2.2.0
BISHOP Curate 0.10.6
HUDSON Mr. 0.10.6
GAPPER Mr. 0.10.6
GREEN Mr senr 0.10.6
BENNETT Mr. 0.10.0
CROCKER Mr. 0.10.6
HOBBS Mary Mrs 0.10.6
HOBBS Martha Mrs 0.10.6
DOWDINGS Farmer 0.10.6
COX Wm. Farmer 0.6.9
GRAY Benj. Mr. 0.5.3
GREEN R. Mr jnr 0.5.3
ANDREWS Mrs 0.5.0
HOBBS Abed.o Mr. 0.5.3
HOBBS Sam.l Mr. 0.5.3
GREEN John Mr. 0.5.0
HIGGINS Mrs 0.5.0
OBORN Farmer 0.2.6
BAKER Rich.d Mr. 0.2.6
RANDALL Mr. 0.2.6
SMITH Miss 0.2.6
GREEN Joseph Mr. 0.2.6
ROBERTS Farmer 0.2.6
LOVEL Farmer 0.2.6
SMITH Mrs 0.2.0
DREW Farmer 0.2.0
COX Farmer 0.1.6
MITCHELL Tho.s. 0.1.6
GARRETT Miss 0.1.0
RANDALL Miss 0.1.0
FATHERS Mrs 0.1.0
BRINE Miss 0.1.0
TOTAL 39.15.3

Memorandum
It was directed by the subscribers at a vestry legally held for the purpose that the minister & officers shou'd dispose of the said sum of £39-15-3d at two several times that is to say the sum £19-12s 9d the first time & the remainder on some future day, partly in Cash, partly in wheat, & partly in Peas to the following poor
families."

Surname, Christian Name, Distribution, £sd

GODDARD Mary Cash 0.1.6
BURGE Rich.d 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 6d 0.4.0
TAYLOR Benj. 1 peck wheat 1peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
BUNTER Mary Cash 0.2.0
WEAR Wm. 1/2 bushel wheat cash 1s 0.5.0
LANGDON John 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
CLARK Saml 1/2 bushel wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 15d 0.6.0
LANGDON Susannah Cash 0.1.6
HODDINOTT Thos 1peck wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 15d 0.4.0
COURTENAY John 1/2 bushel wheat 0.4.0
GULLIFORD John 1 peck wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 10d 0.5.0
CLARK Abraham 1 pech wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 3d 0.3.0
COURTENAY Betty Cash 0.1.6
BISS Wm. 1/2 bushel wheat cash 2s 0.6.0
PENNY Sam.ll 1/2 bushel wheat 0.4.0
PENNY John 1/2 bushel wheat 0.4.0
OLIVER Tho.s 1/2 bushel wheat 0.4.0
COSS Charles 1/2 bushel wheat 0.4.0
LUCAS Anne 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
GULLIFORD George 1/2 bushell wheat cash 1s 0.5.0
BRINE John 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 6d 0.4.0
BRINE James Cash 0.5.0
LUFFMAN Wm. 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 6d 0.4.0
HUNT Harriet 1 peck wheat cash 6d 0.2.6
BARTLETT Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
CLARK Abra.m (his maidens) 1peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
HOBBS James 1 peck wheat 0.2.0
CLARK Hannah 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
ABBOT Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
MULLENS John 1/2 bushel wheat 1 peck peas cash 6d 0.6.0
LEGG Elisha 1 peck peas cash 1s 0.2.6
GILLINGHAM John Cash 0.3.0
GILLINGHAM Wm. Cash 0.1.6
BRICKLE Joseph 1/2 bushel wheat cash 6d 0.4.6
COX James 1/2 bushel wheat cash 6d 0.4.6
LANNING Phillip 1/2 bushel wheat cash 6d 0.4.6
COFFIN James 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 1s 0.4.6
HALLETT Joseph 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
LOSS Isaac 1/2 bushel wheat cash 2s 0.6.0
ANSTY John 1 peck wheat 0.2.0
MOORES Charles 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 1s 0.4.6
CHANT Henry 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
HOBBS George 1/2 bushel wheat 1 peck peas cash 6d 0.6.0
BISS Lawrence 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
CROCHRAM Jerem. 1peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
OLIVER Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
JEANS Anne 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
BISS Mary 1 peck wheat 1peck peas cash 6d 0.4.0
HOBBS Saml 1peck wheat (Mussey Hobbs) 0.2.0
BISS Betty 1 peck peas 0.1.6
HOBBS Benj.n 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
HARDY Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
BISS Sarah 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
GULLIFORD Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
OBORN Sus. 1/2 peck peas cash 15d 0.2.0
SANSOM Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
TAYLOR Thos 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 18d 0.5.0
ANSTLEY Sarah 1 peck wheat 0.2.0
HICKS Charles 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
DAVIDGE Betty 1/2 peck wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.2.6
CHANT Sam.ll 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
SCOTT Grace 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
TITE Henry 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
CHIPPIT John 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 2s 6d 0.6.0
RYAL James 1/2 peck wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 3d 0.2.0
RYAL John 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 18d 0.5.0
OWDEN Rachel 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
HUNT James 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
HUNT John Cash 0.2.0
CLARK Patience peas cash 15d 0.2.0
KENNISTON James 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
TOOGOOD Mary cash 0.2.0
ASH Margare Cash 0.2.0
TRIGGS Joanna Cash 0.2.0
ROSE George 1 peck wheat 1/2 peck peas cash 3d 0.3.0
HOBBS Wm 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 18d 0.5.0
LOVEL William 1 peck wheat 1/2 peck peas 2s 6d 0.5.0
HOBBS John 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
BELLAIN George 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 1s 0.4.6
MILMOTH Ann 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
OHE? Mary 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
HUMPHREY Tamsin Cash 0.2.0
AXTENCE Elisha 1 peck wheat cash 1s 0.3.0
WEBB Sarah Cash 0.1.6
TOOGOOD Ebinezer 1 peck peas cash 1s 0.2.0
HUNT Robt. 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 18d 0.5.0
CHIPPIT William Cash 0.6.0
RYALL Susannah 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
CAINES James 1peck wheat cash 2s 0.4.0
CAINES Dorcas 1 peck wheat cash 6d 0.2.6
AXTENCE Robt. 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 6d 0.4.0
COFFIN James 1 peck wheat 1 peck peas cash 18d 0.5.0
GARRETT Betty 1/2 peck peas cash 9d 0.1.6
WOOLFORD Sarah 1/2 peck wheat cash 6d 0.1.6
TOOGOOD Jonathon Cash 0.5.0
SANSOM Jonathon 1 peck wheat cash 2s 0.4.0
GREGORY John 1/2 bushel wheat 0.4.0
BULGEN Philip 1/2 bushel wheat cash 1s 0.5.0
COX Ann Cash 0.2.6
TAYLOR James Cash 0.6.0
DAVIDGE Joseph Cash 0.6.0
HOBBS Mesheck Cash 0.5.0
BANTON Eliz. Cash 0.5.0
WHITE John 1/2 bushel wheat cash 2s 0.6.0
TOOGOOD Edward Cash 0.4.0
ANSTY Rebecca Cash 0.2.0
GARDENER Betty Cash 0.2.0
TOOGOOD Edward & Daughter 1/2 peck peas 0.0.9
WEBB Betty 1/2 peck wheat 0.1.0
BISS Robt. Cash 0.2.0
EVERED Mary Cash 0.1.6
GODDARD Stephen Cash 0.1.6
CHIPPIT James Cash 0.2.0
BURGE Thos Cash 0.2.0
HUNT Thos Cash 0.5.0
WEBB Mary Cash 0.1.0
CLARK Daughter Cash 0.1.0
CULLIFORD Sarah Cash 0.1.0
CLARK Abraham Cash 0.2.0

Total 19.12.9

Memorandum.
The remainingPart of the 39-15-3 was dispos'd of nearly in the same manner & Proportion as the above about 3 weeks after-adding some few names which were omitt'd in the former List & whom we thought upon making Deliberation to be equally entitled - which took in all the surplus money-

1776 Ap:28
The aforesaid State of Things & Accounts is true or just as witness our hands.

Surname Christian Description

WESTON Phipps Vicar
BISHOP William Curate
HOBBS Abed.o Church Warden
HUDSON Nath.ll Church Warden



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