Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA32)

26.5.1609 (Friday 26 May 1609)

document 1702227

churchwardens of Earls Colne detected by the wardens that they pulpit is decayed and not sufficient for our preacher the communion table cloth is torn and worn and not sufficient for the table two bell wheels broken the great bell lost in the stock they appeared and confessed and therefore ordered to make a new pulpit comely and decent for the preacher for st john and for a communion table tablecloth to provide one of neat linen and a woollen cloth for the communion table before 1.7.1609 and to certify at the next and ordered to pay fees in this place