Strood Receipts 1559 and 1560

(Essex Record Office. Document reference: D/P 77/25/1)

Transcriber: Trevor Hearn 28 May 2019
There is a translation to modern English further down the page.

1.    The R[eceiptes] [ Note 1 ] of the stroud
2.            anno 1559
3. It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes & John hunt[er] for [th]e hole yers ferme of downs & saberdes xxij s
4. It[e]m R[eceived] of John ham[m]ond for the hole yers ferme of cartters iij s vjd
5. It[e]m R[eceived] of the wydo goodin for the hole yers ferme of mosses vij s vj d
6. It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes for a parcell of the strowd land vij s
7. It[e]m R[eceived] for x loodes of woode xxti d the lode xvj s viij d
8. It[e]m R[eceived] of John hunt[er] for woode iij s iiij d
9. It[e]m R[eceived] of John stone for woode [tha]t was lefte in makyng [th]e pylls ij s
10.        Sum[m]a totalis         iij li ij s
11. It[e]m John dunyng the Elder ow[eth] for a lode of woode xxti d
12.     the R[eceiptes] of the strowd
13.             anno 1560
14. It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes & John hunter for [th]e hole yers
15. ferme of downs & saberds xxij s
16. It[e]m of John ham[m]ond for [th]e hole yers ferme of carters iij s vj d
17. It[e]m R[eceived] of [th]e wydo goodin for [th]e hole yers ferme of mosyes vij s vj d
18. It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes for the hole yers ferme of a
19. parcell of the stroud land vij s
20.        Sum[m]a       xl s

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
2           1559 AD
3 Item: received of Robert Fokes & John Hunter for the whole year's farm of Downs & Saberds    22s
4 Item: received of John Hammond for the whole year's farm of Carters3s 6d
5 Item: received of the widow Goodin for the whole year's farm of Mossy's&7s 6d
6 Item: received of Robert Fokes for a parcel of the Strood land7s
7 Item: received for 10 loads of wood [at] 20d the load16s 8d
8 Item: received of John Hunter for wood3s 4d
9 Item: received of John Stone for wood that was left in making the piles2s
10      Total sum£3 2s 0d
11 Item: John Dunning the elder owes for a load of wood20d
12           The receipts of the Strood
13           1560 AD
14 Item: received of Robert Fokes & John Hunter for the whole year's
15 farm of Downs & Saberds22s
16 Item: received of John Hammond for the whole year's farm of Carters3s 6d
17 Item: received of the widow Goodin for the whole year's farm of Mossy's7s 6d
18 Item: received of Robert Fokes for the whole year's farm of a
19 parcel of the Strood land7s
20      Total40s
Author: Trevor Hearn
1559
ID: MARG_003_011
Source: Mersea Museum