Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minutes of the Court of Governors
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6th January 1689 - 8th August 1695

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The Report of
Comittee}


Upon Reading to this Court a Reporte of a Comittee hereto son
named to Inquire and consider of the prices and usefullnesse of Engine
for quenching of fire for the use of Bethlem Hospll That they have
considered the same and are of opinion itt will be expedient to have Tur
One of the larger and one of the Smaller sort and giving an account alsoe
of the Prices and what they think best for the Service of the said Hospll.
in the premises This Court Doth confirme the said Report And the
Hospll accordingly

Normams Security
referred}


Alsoe Security being now proposed for William Normans< no role >
Artsmastrs . place This Court doth referr itt to Lievt: Coll Sharp and
Mr: Aubry (Two of the Governrs. of these Hosplls:) to Inquire into the
value of the said Security and to report the same the next Court

Tho: Johnson< no role >
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Alsoe upon the reading the Certificate of Mr Drigne and Mr
Aubury (Two of the Governrs of these Hosplls:) That upon Inquiry
they doe finde That Thomas Johnson< no role > Weaver who was brought up
Apprentice with Richard Howell< no role > Weaver late one of the Artsmastrs.
of this Hospll and since made a Freeman of this Citty by the
approbacon of this Court is sett up for himselfe in his said Trade and
hath Two Loomes of his own and a piece of worke in one of them and
that he has the repute of a Sober and industrious young man among
his neigbours and that they doe believe him worthy of the favour
of this Court It is Ordered by this Court That Mr. Trear Baker
doe give and pay unto him Tenn pounds out of the profitts of Mr Locks
gift the better to enable him to manage his said Trade to be allowed Mr.
Trear in his next account.

Wm: Tanner< no role > a 2d
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Alsoe upon reading the Certificate of Mr Barnes Smith and Mr
Barnes (Two of the Governrs. of these Hosplls:) That upon inquiring they
finde That William Tanner< no role > Weaver who was brought upon
Apprentice with John Simpson< no role > Weaver one of the Artsmasters of
this Hospll and since made a Freeman of this Citty by the approbacon
of this Court and who formerly received Five pounds parte of Mr Locks
gift has beene sett up in this Trade severall yeares and that by the report
of severall of his neigbours he is a diligent industrious man and very
carefull and hopefull in his Trade and of a Sober life and conversacon
and that they esteeme him well worthy of the favour of this Court
Itt is Ordered by this Court That Mr Trear Baker doe give and pay
unto him Five pounds more of Mr Locks Gift the better to enable
him to cary on his said Trade to be allowed Mr Trear in his next
account.




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