St Leonard's Churchwardens' Accounts

Wisbech and Fenland Museum: LEV/CA/2

f 37v (1 February 1544/5–31 January 1545/6) (Payments)


Item pade to Thomas Coly for Bred & alle at the onor the playe daye viij d.


  • Glossed Terms
    • onor n honour, here, a manorial estate, the manor itself
  • Endnote

    The manuscript provides no evidence for the date of the 'playe daye'.

  • Document Description

    Record title: St Leonard's Churchwardens' Accounts
    Repository: Wisbech and Fenland Museum
    Shelfmark: LEV/CA/2
    Repository location: Wisbech

    St Leonard's Church is the parish church of Leverington. Built in the mid-thirteenth century, the lower stages of its tower and part of the south wall and arcading between the chancel and the south chapel date from this period; the south aisle and porch from the fourteenth century, and a fifteenth-century nave and north aisle replaced the original thirteenth-century construction (VCH: Cambridgeshire, vol 4, pp 186–97, British History Online,, accessed 18 September 2021).

    1570–1600; English; paper and vellum ; xi + 199; two later pencil foliations, one no longer in numerical order, the other followed here; good condition; bound out of chronological order, extensive repairs c 1950, leaves mounted into paper frames, rebound at the same time, burgundy cloth over boards; title on spine: LEVERINGTON PARISH BOOK–VOLUME II.

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