Strood Receipts: 1561 and 1562

Strood Receipts: 1561 and 1562 Essex Record Office D/P 77/25/1

Transcriber: Trevor Hearn 20th June 2019

1      the R[eceiptes]1 of the strowde
2      anno 1561
3 It[e]m R[eceived] of Rob[er]t fokes & John huntter for the hole
4 yers ferme of downs & saberdsxxij s
5 It[e]m of John ha[m]mond for the hole yers ferme of cartersiij s [ ]
6 It[e]m of the wydoo goodin for the hole yers ferme of mossysvij s vj d
7 It[e]m of Rob[er]t fokes for a parcell of the strowd landvij s
8 It[e]m for woode of John goodin that was left in makyng pyles/iiij s iiij d
9 It[e]m of Rob[er]t de[n]nynge for woodexvj d
10 It[e]m R[eceived] when we ware chossen stroudkepersxvj s
11 Su[m]moiij li xxti d
12 In this yere next und[er] wretton the xxij daye of marche 1562 was Rob[er]t Roche [ ]
13 chosen stroudkeper
14      the R[eceiptes] of the stroud
15      anno do[m]in 1562
16 R[eceived] for woode of John goodin
17 that was left in makyng of pylsvj s
18 R[eceived] for chyips that ware lefte in hedgyngxij d
19 R[eceived] of the wydo goodin for hyr halffe yers ferme of
20 mossys due att o[ur] lady daye in lentt/ 1562iij s ix d
21 R[eceived] of John hu[n]ter for his halfe yers ferme
22 of stroud land due att o[ur] ladye daye in lentt 1562v [ ]
23 R[eceived] of John ha[m]mond for his halfe yers Rentt
24 of carters due att o[ur] ladye daye in lentt 1562ij [ ]
25 R[eceived] of John hu[n]ter for his halfe yers farme of stroud
26 land due att myghelmas 1562[ ]
27 R[eceived] of John goodin for his halfe yers ferme of st[roud]
28 land due att myghelmas 1562[ ]

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 to modern English Trevor Hearn 24th July 2019

1           The receipts of the Strood
2           1561 AD
3 Item: received of Robert Fokes & John Hunter for the whole
4 year's farm of Downs & Saberds22s
5 Item: of John Hammond for the whole year's farm of Carters3s [ ]
6 Item: of the widow Goodin for the whole year's farm of Mossy's7s 6d
7 Item: of Robert Fokes for a parcel of the Strood land7s
8 Item: for wood of John Goodin that was left in making piles4s 4d
9 Item: of Robert Denning for wood16d
10 Item: received when we were chosen Strood Keepers16s
11      Total£3 0s 20d
12 In this year next underwritten, the 22nd day of March 1562, was Robert Roche
13 chosen Strood Keeper
14           The receipts of the Strood
15           1562 AD
16 Received for wood of John Goodin
17 that was left in making of piles6s
18 Received for chips that were left in hedging12d
19 Received of the widow Goodin for her half-year's farm of
20 Mossy's due at our Lady Day in Lent 15623s 9d
21 Received of John Hunter for his half-year's rent
22 of Strood land due at our Lady Day in Lent 15625 [ ]
23 Received of John Hammond for his half-year's rent
24 of Carters due at our Lady Day in Lent 15622 [ ]
25 Received of John Hunter for his half-year's farm of Strood
26 land due at Michaelmas 1562[ ]
27 Received of John Goodin for his half-year's farm of Strood
28 land due at Michaelmas 1562[ ]
1561
ID: MARG_006_011
Source: Mersea Museum