Dissolution

Wheeler gives the following surrender document and value of the abbey at its dissolution in1537:

COPY OF THE SURRENDER OF THE CHERTSEY ABBEY BY JOHN CORDEREY.
Omnibus Christi- ffidelibus ad quos presens scriptum pervenerit Johannes Corderey Abbas Monasterii Sancti Petri apostoli de Chertesey et ejusdem loci Conventus, Salutem in Domino sempi­ternam.

Sciatis nos prefatos Abbatem et Conventum unanimi nostro assensu et consensu in consideratione quam invictissimus et serenissi­mus Princeps et Dux, Henricus Octavus, D.G., Rex Anglia’, &c. r.D. . . . . sux proponit et nobilissime intendit super Monasteria prioratum sive Abbatiam de Bissham in Com : Bark: de novo fundare erigere et incorporare stabilire ac perficere . . . . . .

In cujus rei testimonium huic presenti Cart2e nostree prefati Abbas et Conventus de Chartesey Sigillum nostrum Comune apponi fecimus.

Dat in Dono nostra Capitulari, sexto die Julii, Anno Regni dicti Domini Regis vicesimo nono.

Dat in Domi mi capitulari sexto die July Anno Regni dicti Dn Regis vicesimo nono.

r me Joane Chertesieve Abbata. p me Willm Prorem.

r me Thoma Potter. p me Laurencia.

r m Johem Rolffe.

10 other signatures.

July 6, 29, KS. Hy VIII.

COMPUT’ MINISTRORUM Dom : REGIS TEMP. HENRY VIII.
Abstract of Roll 32. Augmentation Office.

Charsey, Abbathie de. In Decanatu de Stoke Dioc: Winton, e Com : Surr

1. Asshe.

2. Bookham Magna, Rectoria de

3. Busshehele Ecclesia de

4. Bysley.

5. Cardigan.

6. Chabham Boscus in; Rectoria de

7. Charsey. Ampnersbarnes.

Boscus in

Debenhams in

Hardwick in

Molendinum in

Nundinx (Dux) in

Rectoria de Shrympulmarsh in

Tylcroft in

8. Clandon Boscus in

9. Collesdon Decimoe de

10. Compton. Boscus in

l 1. Coveham Molendinum apud Rectoria de

12. Ebbesham Boscus in

Rectoria de

13. Effingham Ecclesia.

14. Est Clandon.

15. Ewell Ecclesia.

16. Fecham „

17. Eggeham Boscus in

Rectoria de

18. Elvetham South’ton (? Co. Southampton).

19. Frymley.

20. Goddeley, Hundred de

21. Horley.

22. London Redditus in Civitate.

23. Lowlande, Decimae in

24. Purbright.

25. Rotherwyk (Egham).

26. Sandhurst (Bucks).

27. Sheneham Decimx.

28. Stanwell (Midd.) Rectoria.

29. Sutton Molendinum apud

30. Thorpe Rectoria.

31. Trumpesmill Decimx.

32. Tylcrofte.

33. Waybridge Ecclesia.

34. White Waltham Rectoria.

£. s. d.

16 3 4 Temporal possessions of Chertsey.

464 14 2 Rents of assize, tenancies.

17 6 8 Mills at Chobham, Sutton, Cobham.

21 7 0 Woods.

1 8 1 Two fairs.

29 11 8 Court, amerciaments, &c. 550 o 1111 Temporalities.

102 6 2 Spiritualities in Surrey.

652 7 1

£30 0 0 Rectory of Stanwell.

12 11 10 Rent of assize, &c., in London.

27 6 11 Temporalities in Berkshire.

14 4 4 Spiritualities in Berkshire.

1 10 0 Temporalities in Hampshire.

6 13 4 Pension from Cardigan.

92 6 5

652 7 11

744 13 63 Total value of Chertsey Monastery.

84 17 10 Reprisals and reductions.

£659 15 8 Pensions, fees, alms, &c. =clear annual revenue.
Boscus = wood; Rectoria de = rectorial tithes?