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2020b

File 2020b is taken from the poor book dated 1730 to 1769 and lists ‘disbursements’. It refers to the 1733 or 1734.
This case of Elizabeth Cross is an example of how a claim for poor relief resulted in eviction.
Transcribed by Mike Gould. The transcribed text is in italic.
Other Disburstments as follows £ s d
pd Geo. Dudden for fetching & carrying ye midwife for Eliz. Cross   0   4   0
pd at a vestry   0   1   0
pd for a shift for Joyce Hewish   0   3   0
pd for a shift for ye Wid. Hill   0   2   10
pd to Eliz: Cross in distress   0   1   0
pd for a bodice Gown & Leadingshenys (?Lederhosen) for Jane Atwoods young child   0   3   0
Gave to Tom Grace in distress   0   1   0
pd for ye funeral of Eliz: Crosses child   0   12   9
pd for Thos: Brooks funerall   0   15  
pd Willm Halstons Bill for Cloaths for ye poore Children at Tho: Plenlys   1   8  
pd for ^2 pair of stockings and 2 pair of shews (shoes) for Toneys Children   0   5   1
pd for a pair of shews for Jams Dals young Child   0   0   10
pd for a sack of coal for Eliz: Cross   0   1   3
pd Eliz: Cross for 2 weeks in distress   0   3   0
pd for tending her in her lying in   0   5   0
pd Jane Langlie for Eliz: Crosses houseroom   0   0   6
pd Joane Hill in distress   0   0   6
pd Willm Grace in distress at sevll (several) times   0   7   0
pd for Removing an Intruder out of ye parish   0   8   0
pd for Ringing ye Bell and making ye Graves for Robt Phelps & Martha Blannon   0   5   0
pd for a Coffin & other things at Martha Blannons funerall   0   12   6
pd County Stock Money   0   16   0
pd for a Shirt for Tho: Tagg   0   3   0
Mr Boord & I spent at Harptree in psh (parish) business   0   1  
pd for a pair of breaches for Wm Loxtone   0   3   6
pd for ye funerall of Robt Phelpses Son   0   15   0
Expenses for going to Henton about John Silcock   0   1   0
pd to Wm Halsone for cloaths for John Vowlses Child   0   8   6
Expenses at Sessions at Pensford   0   2   6
pd for a licence & other cost to marry ye Wid: Cross out of ye parish   1   7   6
for Carrying of John Silcock of the Gyeng (?) to Henton & his family with an Order   0   5   11
& for ye hire of 4 horses to Henton   0   4   0
Gave Wm Grace in distress   0   0   6
pd for a Coffin & other things at ye funerall of Robt Phelps   0   12   6
Gave Joane Hill by ye parishes order   0   1   0
pd for 2 Caps for Jane Atwoods young Child   0   1   0
pd for ye funerall of Sarah Jones   0   15   0
    11   19   10½
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