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Earls Colne Accounts (ERO D/DPr123)

29.9.1432 (Monday 29 September 1432)

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upkeep of buildings a payment to Jn Tilfyk and Wm his son carpenters hired for nine days to repair the long house called Longeschepen as in payment for frames# for the doors and windows there where necessary 7s6d for each of them per day 5d at task item a payment to Jn Cobbe for digging clay for the said house for two days 8d in the carting of the said clay for one day one tumbrel 16d item in the daubing of the same and in the hiring of labour for the same for eight days 2s8d taken per day 4d at task item a payment for packing at the said house as in the stipend of one labourer for the same who for the four days took 16d per day 4d item in four cart loads of thatching straw bought from Wm Fraunceys for thatching the same house 4s per cartload 12d item in the carriage of the same thatching straw for one day one carter and horse to the same 16d item in two cartloads of thatching straw bought of Jn Abraham for the same said use 2s8d item in a cartload of the same said thatching straw 16d item a payment to Wm Thabstere for binding lathe pins and ties for the same work 4d in the carriage of the same with one cart for one day 16d in the stipend of the said Wm Thabstere for roofing on the said house on the faulty places where necessary for three days 15d taking per day 5d at task item a payment for servants of the said thatcher at the same time for cutting straw carting and carriage 2s for each of them per day 4d at task item a payment to Jn Longe for felling and cutting timber for the said frames# of the windows and doors for two days 10d in the carriage of the same timber from divers places where it was felled as far as the said house for one day with one cart 16d in nails bought for the same job of Thos Prince 1d in a poplar tree bought and used for the said doors and windows 12d item a payment to Jn Longe for felling timber for the repair of the grange called Tilberne which was for two days 10d in the carting of the same timber from divers places where it was cut as far as the said grange for three days with one cart 4s as per day 16d in the stipend of Jn Cobbe assisting in carrying the said timber in a cart for the said three days 12d taking per day 4d at task item in a payment for three carpenters hired for eight days as Jn Tilfyk Wm his son and Thos Wright for dressing the said timber and for making and placing in position eighteen beams and also for the shoring of the said grange where it is in disrepair both within and without 10s for each of them per day 5d at task because in the next account by the warrener in the court roll item a payment to the same said three carpenters hired for four days for repairing and making good one house called The Schepen with timbering the frames of the doors and other necessaries to the same said house 5s for each of them per day as above in the stipend of Jn Cobbe for two days digging earth for daubing the same said house 8d in the cutting of the same said earth for one day with one cart 16d at task in two hinges bought and placed there of Thos Prynce 8d in four hundred lathe nails bought of the same for the same 3d in one hundred splints bought for the long house 6d item a payment to Jn Longe for felling timber for the repair of a building adjoining the manor garden for one day 5d item a payment for a door for the same said dwelling as in the stipend of two labourers for the same for three days 2s and for each of them per day 4d item a payment to Jn Cobbe packing the said house for one and a half days 6d at task item a payment to Jn Longe for felling timber for the repair of the gates next to the manor garden for two days 10d at task item a payment to Jn Tylfyk and Wm his son carpenters hired for ten days for making and repairing the said gates in carpentry work where they were broken down situated against the park 8s4d for each of them per day 5d at task item a payment to Rich Tylfyk a carpenter hired for two days to help in the same said work 10d in the stipend of the same said Rich for felling timber within the site of the manor for two days 10d item a payment to Jn Cobbe hired for one and a half days for making post holes at the foot of the said gates and filling them with rubble for the same 6d in half an ancient oak bought and used for the said gates 2s item in one hundred nails bought for the same 6d in one hundred window nails bought for the same 4d in four thousand flat tiles bought for the repair of the said grange 13s4d price per thousand 3s4d in two hundred splints bought for the said house 2s6d price per hundred 5d (sic) in two thousand lathe nails bought for the same 2s item a payment to two carpenters hired for one day for felling timber in Bonesfeld for repairing another part of the said dwelling house of Longeschepen with timber for splints 10d item a payment to the same said carpenter hired for six days for making one partition within the demesne house called Le Middeldon where it was broken down in carpentry work 5s taking per day 5d at task in one load of thatching straw bought of Jn Chaloner for the thatching of the same said house 12d in one other cart load of thatching straw bought for the same of Jn Scidete 12d in the carting of the same said straw with one cart for half a day 8d in the stipend of Jn Tredegold for roofing with his servants for five days roofing upon the said house where it was necessary 3s4d taking per day for each of them 4d