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Norfolk: Blofield - 1826 - Church Bell donations

Blofield wished to add a new church bell and collected money following some type of special appeal.


This 1826 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 317/74(S) and microform MF 959/8] is part of the Churchwardens' accounts book for 1825-1868.

Other accounts available

- Churchwardens' Accounts -
Rates 1772-73 1790-92 1809-11 1819 1825-26
Payments 1772-90 1819-25
Collections for
special appeals
1826 (Bell
appeal)
- Overseers' Accounts -
Rates 1747-48 1759-60
- Charities for the Poor -
Z. Clark book 1811
 

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

The following Voluntary Contributions were made by the undermentioned persons for the purpose of adding a new treble bell to the present peals in the year 1826.

[Notes] [Contributor] £ s d
Rector Revd J D Borton  5   -   -
Lord of the ManorHenry Negus Burroughes Esq  5   -   -
William Heath Jary Esq  4   -   -
Mrs Lloyd  2   -   -
Mr John Browne  2   -   -
Revd Charles Penrice  2   -   -
ChurchwardenMr J D Postle  1 10   -
Robert Longe Esqr  1   -   -
James Browne  1   -   -
James Grimble Jr  1   -   -
James Freeman  1   -   -
Charles Gillet Rope  1   -   -
Robert Goulder  1   -   -
P. C.?Wm Henry Codling  1   -   -
John Withers  1   -   -
Joseph Crane  1   -   -
Mrs Freeman  1   -   -
Mr William Rampley  - 15   -
William Turnbull  - 10   -
A RingerSaml Ellingham  - 10   -
DoWilliam Stockens  - 10   -
Robert Crane  - 10   -
A RingerJoseph Harman  - 10   -
Robert Hobart  -   5   -
Daniel Read  -   5   -

[Sub total]35 15   -
Richard Read  -   5   -
Richard Read Junr  -   5   -
A RingerJoseph Bane  -   5   -
A RingerAdam Dunt  -   5   -
William Skedge (Norwich)  -   5   -
John Wymer  -   5   -
Richard Bunn  -   5   -
James Grimble Sr  -   5   -
Robert Bulley  -   5   -
John Pyle  -   5   -
John Withers Jr  -   5   -
Wm Ellingham  -   5   -
Thomas Benstead  -   5   -
Robert High  -   5   -
A RingerJohn Watts  -   5   -
Thomas Sewell  -   5   -
James Overed  -   5   -
Richard Fox  -   5   -
William Rampley Jr  -   5   -
James Houghton  -   5   -
Mrs Downes  -   3   -
John Lubbock  -   2   6
John Hilling  -   2   6
John Bolton  -   2   6

[Sub total]41 10   6
John Boatwright  -   2   6
Jonas Wells  -   2   6
Anonymous  -   2   -
Jonathan Devereux  -   1   -

[Total pledged]41 18   6
[Costs]
New bell wt 5cwt 2qr 4lb at 1/3½ per lb40   0 10
Freight, wharfage & weighing  -   8   6
Bringing the Bell from Norwich  -   8   -

[Total costs]40 17   4

Cash in hands of Churchwarden  1   1   2

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Blofield parish page.

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December 2008