Berkshire, Childrey, 1572–3
BRO: D/P 35/5/1

p 13 (Rendered 29 March 1573) (Receipts)


Item receyuid and maid at Whitsunntide of ale and all cost borne xliiij s. iij d.


  • Footnotes
    • Whitsunntide: 25–7 May 1572
  • Endnote

    The accounts for both this year and the previous were rendered on 29 March 1573, a Low Sunday. The previous rendering was done on 22 April 1571, also a Low Sunday, so it is probable that the actual accounting year for 1572–3 ran 14 April 1572–29 March 1573.

  • 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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