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Norfolk: Kirstead - 1763-1764 - Overseers' Payments

Kirstead raised money at various times, to either support its poor (from the Overseers' Rate) or to pay for other parish expenses (from the Churchwardens' Rate). This rate was levied on the occupiers (who may not have owned the land) and based upon the value of the property (which was usually a rental valuation). Both occupiers and owners are found living in and outside the parish.

For more information on these records see the Parish Accounts page.

This is one item from a Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 300/34 and microform MF990/17] containing the Overseers' accounts (1763-1801).

Note that only extracts have been transcribed but this includes most items which mention surnames. Some names occur many times and not all of these are listed here.

The amount of some of the weekly payments (present on original) have been omitted here.

Other accounts available

- Churchwardens' Accounts -
Rates 1741
- Overseers' Accounts -
Rates 1764 1788
Payments 1763-1764 1764-1767 1768-1772
- Land Tax Accounts -
Payments 1801-02
- Tithe Accounts -
Amounts due 1734 1747 1767
- Land Survey -
Owners & Occupiers 1817

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Overseers Names [Year]
John Beaumont1763
Roger Kirison1764
John Rayner1765
Robert Whall1766
John Hinsby1767
John Garrard1768

The names of the persons that
have served Overseer
Mr Jno HinsbyEaster 1767 to Easter 1768
Mr Jn Garwood  Do   1768   Do   1769
Mr David Windett  Do   1769   Do   1770
Mr Robert Whalpole  Do   1770   Do   1771
Jno Hunter? and
Mr Cerrison? Senr
Hospital Farm
  Do   1771   Do   1772
Robert Whall for ___n?  Do   1772   Do   1773
Rayner  Do   1773   Do   1774

[Recipient] [Amount]
Spooners Dole disposed of
as follows at __?[date]
[ s d ]
Joseph Waites  4 0
Widow Symonds  1 0
Jno Folkard  4 0
Edward Flatman  2 0
Widow Riches  2 0
---- Utting  3 0
Tho: Glover  2 0
Tho: Meek  2 0

[Total]1 0 0

[Recipient] [Amount]
Spooners Dole disposed of
as follows at Easter 1765
[ s d ]
Joseph Waits  3 0
Widow Symons  1 0
Jno Folkard  4 0
Edward Flatman  2 0
---- Utting  3 0
Tho: Glover  2 0
Tho: Meek  2 0
[James Lovewell](crossed out)  1 6
Widow Riches  1 6

[Total]1 0 0

First half years Disbursements of John Beaumont Overseer of the Poor from Easter 1763 to Michaelmas being 27 weeks.

[Names only]
Widow Muffit
Mr Whall
Mr Gardeners bill clothing for clothing Girl Symonds
Goodman Smyths Wife
Girl Gyls
Mr Grymes upon Riches account
Mr Kerrison upon Smyths account
Girl Smyths
Mary Camp
Goodman Roy
Widow Plummer
Widow Abraham
Wench? Smyth
Widow Naggs
Widow Hembling
Doctors bill for Mary Camp
Burying of Goodman Roy

Disbursements from Michaelmas 1763 to Easter 1764.

Mr Bird for the girl win.
Samuel Frost and Stephen Rade
Pd Thomas Naggs for beer
Widow Muffit One Hundred and a Quarter of Wood 1/17/6d
Goodman Utting (see notes)
Expences after Samuel Smyth
William Hambling 28 weeks at 1/-d = £1/8/-
Paid Mr Osbourne for Seven Years Quit Rent for the Town House at 6d per Year

Disbursements of Roger Kerrison Overseer from Easter 1764 to Michaelmas being 24 weeks.

Date [Disbursements] £.s.d
May 11thTwo stone of meal
half a pint of butter
13thFiggs saffron currens raisings sugar _almi_?
and a bottle of wine
14thHalf a pint of Butter. Pound of Loaf Sugar0.1.1
15thWine Candle nutmeg0.1.1
June 3rdMr Rainer and self spent0.0.7
[other entries re. nursing Smith family]
July 20thPaid at Nagges for bear (beer) for nurses
Aug 20thPaid Mr Fulcher for Doctering of Smith and family1.16.6
Doctor Fulcher bill for Mary Kemp0.15.0

Collectioners - Widow Plummer, Widow Abraham, Girl Penn, Widow Muffett, William Hembling, Widow Naggs.

[End of Document]


See also the Kirstead parish page.

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
February 2010