Calculations – Thomas Bernard – 1 Sep 1798

Document Type: Calculations
Date: 1 Sep 1798
Correspondent: Thomas Bernard
Archive Source: DUL CCB B 182 121
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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	


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	


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	


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	


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.

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