Miscreants

 

A page of receipts in Frome Churchwardens’ Account Book for monies accruing to the parish in its function as guardian of law and order.

 

August 29th 1700 Recd of ye Constoble one Shilling for an Oath taken [?] by Jno [?] KEEVILL. Gave ye Shilling to Ann YERBURY.

 

8ber [October]  18th 1700  Recd of ye Conbles for Convicon on Geog BROXWELL [?] one Pound                   1 - 0

 

                           24th             Recd of ye Conbles for Convicon on Ann DEANES one Pound                                 1 - 0

 

                                                Recd of ye Conbles for Convicon of HISCOCKS Twenty Shillings                            1 - 0

 

                                                Recd of ye Conbles for Convicon of Tho: CARPENTER Twenty Shillings               1 - 0

 

                                                Recd of ye Conbles for Convicon of Abra: ROAD Twenty Shillings                           1 - 0

 

                                                Recd of ye Conbles for Convicon of Tho LANE                                                             1 - 0

 

                                                Jno CLEMENT Elme for Sabbath breaking five Shillings                                            0 - 5

 

                                                Tho WATS for Sabbath breaking five Shillings                                                              0 - 5

 

                                                Geo BROXWELL for Ditto five Shillings                                                                          0 - 5

 

                                                Tho LONG for Ditto five Shillings                                                                                      0 - 5

 

                                                Wm POPE for Selling beer wthout Licence                                                                    1 - 0

 

                                                Robt MUNDAY                                                                                                                      1 - 0

 

                                                Wm BARTON for Selling beer wthout Licence                                                              1 - 0

 

                                                Mr Edwd MORGAN for Swearing                                                                                      0 - ?

 

                                                Humphry YERBURY for Selling beer wthout Licence                                                  1 - 0

 

                                                Wm DIX for Dito                                                                                                                   1 - 0