Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minutes of the Court of Governors

6th January 1689 - 8th August 1695

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Image 442 of 5007th December 1694

reporte of a Comittee
concerning lands
in Wapping

Upon reading to this Court in Report of a Comittee
(to whom it was referred to view Mr. Elwicks houses at
Wapping and to consider of his Peticon) That they doe find
That the prmisses consist of Four front houses on the South
Side or wapping Street with Wharfes and back buildings to
the Thames That the wharfes and back buildings are
exceedingly [..] mous and of necessity to be rebuilt prsently
but that the front houses may Stand divers years And that
upon Consideracon It is the opinion of the said Committee
to give Mr. Elwick Encouragmt. to rebuild by making up
his Lease now in Being (where of there are now One and
Twenty years to come forty one years from Lady day
next he being obliged by Covenant and Clause of Reentry
on Nonperformance thereof to rebuild both the front
and back houses and to make good the Wharfe in such
manner and with Such materialls as in and by the said
Report is menconed This Court doth think fitt and doe
hereby confirme the same Report and Ordr. a Lease to
be prpared accordingly.

Appr to be made
Thomas Johnson< no role > and Isaac Pigott< no role > to be made free

New Governrs .
The Honoble. Thomas Newport< no role > of the Juner Temple Esqr .
by Sr . Tho: Kinsey< no role > and
Lient. Coll Jenewby Mr. Justice Woodward

50s. Gratuity to
Clerke Bridewell

Also upon the humble Peticon of Jeremy Mount< no role >
Clerke of these Hosplls. for such Yearly Gratuity as this
Court should think fitt in respect of the Smallness of his
Sallary being the same it was at the first Establishment
of the said Hosplls. and in respect That the pquisites of his
Office are at prsent but in considerable by reason of the
Leases being all or most of them lett out for Long Terms
This Court considering the prmisses and that the said Clerks
yearly appointmt. is all things considered the least of any of
the Officers of the said Hosplls. Doe think fitt and soe Order
That Mr. Trear doe give and pay unto him 50. as a free
Gratuity of this Court for the Last yeare ending at Michas
last Also this Court being moved a taking Notice That all
or most of the Officers of this Hospll. Except the Clerke
have a yearly allowance of Coales, are pleased to grant
and doe hereby Ordr. That the said Clerke Shall have and
be allowed Six Childrens of Coals Yearly during the pleasure of [..] this Court inclusive of the
last year for wth. his Gratuity is Given at aforesaid.

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