Catalogue description Debtor: John Gerard, citizen, and writer of court letters in the City of London. ...

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Details of C 131/262/4
Reference: C 131/262/4

Debtor: John Gerard, citizen, and writer of court letters in the City of London.

Creditor: Thomas Reymond, citizen and grocer of London [deceased]

Amount: £40

Before whom: John Tate, Mayor of the Staple of Westminster

When taken: 30/08/1514

First term: 24/08/1515

Last term: 24/08/1515

Writ to: Sheriff of Surrey

Sent by: Chancery

Endorsement: William Ashburnham, Sheriff, certifies that on 20.8.1517 he delivered the messuage, tenements and chattels in the writ to the executors.

Note: Inquisition and return: Date to be returned: 6.10.1517 The Sheriff replied to a previous writ that on the day of the recognisance John Gerard had had in his possession for divers years a tenement or brew-house with a wharf, garden, and waters belonging to it in the parish of St Olave in the borough of Southwark, rented by John Stragge for a term of ....... for £4 a year. and two annual payments .....There follows a detailed list, in English, of the furniture, domestic goods and brewing utensils, including an old chair, trestle table, a little settle, a cupboard without a back, a roller for a towel, kitchen equipment, including spits, a frying pan, a dripping pan, an old gridiron, a roll of iron to hang pots on, a cupboard with a lock, an old chest, a round table, a bench and bedstead, a chest, a form, 3 stools, 15 pieces of hanging, otherwise called painted cloths for chambers, a great chest of wainscot without a lock, a smaller chest, two other old cupboards.... cords, a foot-stool of boards, a ship chest of planks, a great brewing furness of copper...a great mash-vat with a double bottom, a great Wort Tonne and great .... of leads .... two great cooling vats.... 20 yeast tubs, a cleansing float... a horse-mill complete.... 'and fyne giftes to ley over beer' the whole worth £25 5s. 5d. [duplicate of No. 261/20]
Date: 1517 Jul 8
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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