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Suppose the Allotments to be 8000 Acres & Leased for 21 Years - for the first seven at 5s pr Acre making £2,000 pr an for the second seven at 6 pr Acre making £2,400 pr an for the third seven at 7 pr Acre making £2,800 pr an in the first seven years would be received - 14,000 2 Parsonage houses 3000 2 Churches 5800 Curates - 200 pr an 2800 Agent under the trustees 1000 Rector a 10th 1400 14,000 in the second seven years would be received 16,800 2 Schools 800 2 Poor houses 1000 Expenses of poor houses 2100 Expenses of Schools 2100 Curates - 250 pr an 3500 Agent 1000 Rector a 10th 240 P an 1680 Balance in the hands of the trustees 4620 16,800 in the third seven years would be received 19,600 Expenses of schools 2100 Expenses of Poor houses 2100 Curates 310 pr an 4200 Agent 1000 Rector @10th 1960 Balance in the hands of Trustees 8240 19,600 At the expiration of the Lease suppose the Land to be worth ten Shillings pr Acre or 4,000 pr an Expenses of Schools 300 Expenses of Poor houses 300 Curates 600 Agent 150 Rector @ 10th 400 Balance in the hands of Trustees 2250 4,000 The balances may be required for churches, parsonage houses &tc according to the increase of population.
A schedule of income that the Bishop of Durham might expect to receive from the lease of his Weardale Enclosure allotments and an illustration of how this might be expended. Probably dates to autumn 1798 when the inclosure’s benefits top the See were being estimated and a plan for their use outlined. 1 Sep 1798 used here. Assumed to be ofrm Thomas Bernard, who had an active interest in the topic.