Berkshire, Childrey, 1581–2
BRO: D/P 35/5/1

p 26 (3 April 1581–22 April 1582) (Receipts)


Made at whitsontide xl s.


  • Footnotes
    • whitsontide: 14–16 May 1581
  • Endnote

    The rendering date for the account for 1580–1 is given as Low Sunday, 3 April 1581 (p 25). Low Sunday was 2 April in 1581, so the date of the 1581–2 account has been given from 3 April instead of 4 April.

  • Document Description

    Record title: St Mary's Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: D/P 35/5/1
    Repository location: Reading

    The normal accounting year was from Low Sunday (the first Sunday after Easter) to Low Sunday. The book served the parish for many years not only as an account book but also as a place to record important financial transactions.

    1568–1688; English; paper; iv + 203 + ii; 305mm x 200mm; modern ink pagination to p 195 (blank pages unnumbered); bound in cardboard covered with thin tooled brown soft leather tattered at edges.

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