Strood Receipts 1557 and 1558

Strood Receipts: 1557 and 1558 Essex Record Office D/P 77/25/1

Transcriber: Trevor Hearn 19th June 2019
There is a translation to modern English further down the page

1 The R[eceiptes]1 of the strowd [ Note l ] and
2 for the yere of anno domino 1557
3 It[e]m R[eceived] of nycolas mydelton for the hole yers ferme of
4 strowde land called Downs & saberd[es]xxij s
5 It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes for a p[ar]cell of the strowd landvij s
6 It[e]m R[eceived] of the wydo goodin for the hole yers ferme of mossysvij s vj d
7 It[e]m R[eceived] of John ha[m]mond for the hole yers ferme of cartersiij s
8 It[e]m R[eceived] for ij loodes of woodeiij s iiij d
9      Su[m]mas initisxlij s x d
10           the R[eceiptes] for the yere of owre
11           lord god 1558
12 It[e]m R[eceived] of John ha[m]mond for the hole yers ferme of carters     iij [.]
13 It[e]m R[eceived] of John ha[m]mond for woodeij s [ ]
14 It[e]m R[eceived] of the wydo goodin for the hole yers ferme of mossisvij [ ]
15 It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes & John huntt[er] for the hole
16 yers ferme of strowd land called Downs & sabberd[es]xxij [ ]
17 It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes for a parcell of the strowd
18 land for one hole yers ferme dew at myghellmasv [ ]
19      Su[m]ma totalisxlij s iiij d
Note 1 The symbol in the original text literally transcribes as "Res"; in the context of this document, the symbol has been transcribed as "R[eceiptes]" for the heading, and "R[eceived]" in the body of the document.

Translated into modern English by Trevor Hearn 24th July 2019

1           The receipts of the Strood land
2           for the year of 1557 AD
3 Item: received of Nicholas Middleton for the whole year's farm of
4 Strood land called Downs and Saberds22s
5 Item: received of Robert Fokes for a parcel of the Strood land7s
6 Item: received of the widow Goodin for the whole year's farm of Mossy's7s 6d
7 Item: received of John Hammond for the whole year's farm of Carters3s
8 Item: received for 2 loads of wood3s 4d
9      Sub-total42s 10d
10           The receipts for the year of our
11           Lord God 1558
12 Item: received of John Hammond for the whole year's farm of Carters3[ ]
13 Item: received of John Hammond for wood2s [ ]
14 Item: received of the widow Goodin for the whole year's farm of Mossy's7[ ]
15 Item: received of Robert Fokes & John Hunter for the whole
16 year's farm of Strood land called Downs & Saberds22[ ]
17 Item: received of Robert Fokes for a parcel of the Strood
18 land for one whole year's farm due at Michaelmas5[ ]
19      Total42s 4d
1558
ID: MARG_002_011
Source: Mersea Museum