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There was in 1852 a sale of 291. 198. 10d. stock to produce 301. ls. 10d. cash, which was applied as follows:
d. To the Lord of the Manor of Gaines, com.
pensation for two heriots on the estate, on the death of Mr. Shearman, the former tenant on the rolls
12 12 0 Fine on admission of John Hancock to do.
2 1 6 Do. on allotment
0 2 9 Steward's fees
11 5 0 The law charges of the clerk of the Com. pany on the same admission
9 16 8 £35 17 11
The net income of the charity is therefore about 801. a year. There are three classes of recipients. In the year 1864
£ s. d. 1st. Master hatmakers, who must also be freemen of the Company, two persons at 31.
6 0 0 2nd. Thirteen persons who are supposed
to be hatmakers, but are not freemen of the Company, each 21. 108.
32 10 0 3rd. Eighteen persons, freemen of the
Companywithout regard to trade, at 21. 2s. 37 16 0 In 1864 a donation to Mr. Thomas Powis (a decayed liveryman)
3 8 0 Do. James Goodwin (the beadle of the Company, an aged man)
3 8 1
£83 2 1
Andrews, John 72, Queen Elizabeth Street,
Horsleydown. Baker, Thomas George 17, New Place, Jamaica Level,
Bermondsey. Baugh, William 183, Great Dover Street, South.
wark. Brushfield, Joseph 183, Great Dover Street, South
wark. Chetwynd, John
104, Leadenhall Street. Christy, John
35, Gracechurch Street. Christy, Thomas 35, Gracechurch Street. Corsan, John
27, New Street, King Street,
Old Gravel Lane, Wapping. Cragg, John William 1, Helmet Court, Upper Thames Hodges.
104, Leadenhall Street. Dutton, William Hud- Lowndes Terrace, Knightsdard.
bridge. Emery, William 19, Buckingham Street, Adelphi. Fletcher, Edward 10, Hanover Villas,
Notting Hill. Gale, John
19, Royal Hill, West Green
wich. Goodwin, Daniel 25, Wentworth Road, Bow Road. Goodwin, William Buchanan Cottage, Queen's Henry.
Edward 146, Long Lane, Bermondsey.
2, Northampton Terrace, Den.
mark Hill. Jacks, Henry Colin 1, Saville Buildings, Stepney
Green. Jarvis, William 17, Mansell Street, Whitechapel. Kain, Henry · 19, Great Coram Street, Blooms.
bury. King, George
2, Francis Street, Drummond
Road, Jamaica Level, Ber.
mondsey. Le Beau, Timothy Manor Villas, Manor Road, Edmund.
South Hackney. Ledger, Edward 17, Medina Villas, Dalston Lane,
Hackney. Morgan, John
47, York Road, Lambeth. Morrison, William 15, Terrace, Kennington ComMountcastle, Edward 4, George Yard, Lombard Street. Paul, Edward
12, Terrace, Peckham Rye. Peachey, James 3, Chester Terrace, Regent's
Park. Powell, Thomas 27, Barrington Road, Brixton. Powis, Littleton Fruit Meter's Office, 171, Tooley Thomas.
Street. Pummell, Samuel 9, Great Bland Street, Dover
Road, Southwark. Stansfield, Hatton The Grove, Highgate.
Hamer. Taylor, John - -5, Church Street, Horsley down. Thatcher, Henry 5, Gedling Street, Bermondsey. Unwin, Samuel 6, Manor Terrace, Brixton. Ward, James Henry 5, Arthur Street, Old Kent Road. White, William Seafield Lodge, North Road,
The distribution slightly varies as the expenses vary.
KING'S CHARITY. Thomas King, by his will of the 29th August 1804, gavo to the Company 1,0001. New South Sea Annuities, in trust to pay 51. yearly to each of six master feltmakers' poor widows, to be approved of by the majority of the master, wardens, and court of assistants, such payments to be made on the 30th January yearly.
And he also gave to the Company 4001. consols, in trust to pay 21. yearly to each of six poor master feltmakers, to be approved as aforesaid, on the 30th January yearly.
These sums now form a sum of 1,4891. 188. 4d. 31. per cent. Consols, standing in the corporate name of the Company.
The dividends amount to 441. 3s. 10d., and are distributed as follows:
Six poor widows of liverymen or freemen Six poor freemen of the Company who are selected without regard to trade
30 0 0
12 0 0
d. The clerk's bill for making out the account is about
1 11 0 And room at the Guildball
0 10 6
£2 1 6 form the expenses of the distribution which exhaust the fund. All which I submit to the Board.
Thos. HARE. 4th July 1865.
JAMES PEACHEY, Clerk.
FELTMAKERS' COMPANY. Copy STATEMENT of the Accounts of the CHARITY called Macham's Trust, in the parish of UPMINSTER in the county of Essex, of which the following persons are the trustees; viz. :
The Master, Wardens, and Court of Assistants for the time being of the Worshipful Com pany of
Feltmakers of London.
1. Gross INCOME arising or due from the ENDOWMENTS of the Charity for the year ending on the 31st day
of December 1880.
N.B.-Any Returns to which this Form is not adapted to be made on separate sheets. 2. Balance in hand and Receipts on account of the 3. Payments on account of the Charity during the year.
Charity during the year. 1880. £ 8. d. 1880.
£ 8. d. Balance (if any) in favour of the
July 5. By cash, expenses of visit of de-
putation to farm
5 5 0 commencement of the Ac.
ditto receipt stamps
0 0 4 counts
128 7 10
ditto premium of insurance in April 5. To cash of Mr. Blewitt, quarter's
Liverpool and London and rent due Christmas last 35 00
Globe Insurance Company to July 5. ditto ditto, due Lady
1 16 0 day £35 00
ditto refreshments at distri. less property tax
bution of gift
1 15 0 to 5th April last 2 18 4 32 1 8
ditto clerk's bill for business Oct. 7. ditto ditto, due Midsummer 35 0 0
done relating to this estate Dec. ditto ditto, due Michaelmas 35 0 0
9 9 2 ditto ditto, one year's pre
ditto charge for room for
1 1 0 Michaelmas
1 16 0
ditto distributed among the
Second class 23 at £4 5 0 97 15 0
Third class 7 at £4 5 0 29 15 0 and additional to one person
0 17 10 L267 5 6
£147 14 4
4. An Account of all Monies owing to or from the Charity, so far as conveniently may be stated, at the close of the
year ending on the 31st day of December 1880.
Copy STATEMENT of the Accounts of the CHARITY called King's Gifr, of which the following persons are the Trustees; viz. :
The Master, Wardens, and Court of Assistants for the time being of the Worshipful Company of
Feltmakers of London.
1. Gross Income arising or due from the ENDOWMENTs of the CHARITY for the year ending on the 31st day
of December 1880.
N.B.-Any Returns to which this Form is not adapted to be made on separate sheets.
4. An Account of all Monies owing to or from the Charity, so far as conveniently may be stated, at the close of the year ending on the
MR. HARE'S REPORT.
TO THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS FOR proper funds). The list of subscriptions by the Conrt ENGLAND AND WALES.
and the livery is set out, showing that the Court subscribed
326 15 0 In pursuance of a minute of the 1st November 1864, I
167 12 0 have inquired into the condition and circumstances of the undermentioned Charities under the management
£494 7 0 of the Founders' Company of the City of London, and I have stated in the Report under the head of each specific
the account of which was audited on the 6th May 1830, endowment the result of my investigation.
and an investment is then recorded to have been made JORDEYN'S CHARITY.
with 4441. 78. 6d. cash in 31. per cent. Consols 5001. WOODHILL'S CHARITY.
Other subscriptions were received and various sums PARRATT'S CHARITY.
of money were from time to time invested, and it apTHE FOUNDERS' CHARITABLE Fund.
pears on the 2nd May 1844, the accumulated investThe style of the Company is
ments had amounted to 1,4501. 31. per cent Consols. * The Master, Wardens, and Commonalty of the In the same month (14th May) it was resolved that the “ Mystery of Founders of the City of London."
sum should be sold out when required and applied in The Court is composed of a Master, two Wardens, and part payment of the building on the site of the 15 Assistants. There are about 63 or 64 on the livery,
Founders’ Company of two houses in Founders' Court, exclusive of the Court. The freemen who are not Lothbury (now the site of the Electric Telegraph liverymen are about 30. None have been admitted Company), the Company paying 4 per cent. for the since 1850.
money. On the 8th October 1844, 5001. was sold out for 5011. 178. 6d., and 9001. producing 8971. 158. 6d.
There were subsequently other subscriptions amounting JORDEYN'S CHARITY.
to 2001., and which being applied to the use of the
Company made up the debt with which they charged Henry Jordeyn, by his will of the 15th October 1468,
themselves by a minute of the 6th May 1847, to the gave to the Fishmongers' Company several houses in
sum of 1 6001. The remaining subscriptions afterwards London to pay thereout (inter alia) 138. 4d. to the
collected made up a further sum of 2751., 31. per cent. Founders' Company for coal to 20 poor householders of
Consols, which stands in the names of Wm. Devey, the craft of Founders. The Fishmongers' Company pay Wm. Christie, Wm. Hems, and James Moul. 13s. 4d. per annum, which is carried to the general
The Company has not executed any mortgage or account of the Company. The Charities of the Com
bond for the 1,6001., but they now charge themselves pany are stated under the head of the Charitable Fund.
with interest at 5l. per cent., and admit that it is a
charge by way of mortgage upon the whole of the WOODHILL, or WOODHALL'S CHARITY.
property of the Company. The property in Lothbury
produces upwards of 7001. a year. Abraham Woodhill, or Woodhall, by his will of the The income of the Charitable Fund therefore is as 20th September 1640, gave to the parish of St. Bride's
follows:certain tenements, on condition to pay 40s. yearly to
d. the Company to be distributed to the poorer sort of the 1,6001. on mortgage at 5l. per cent.
80 0 0 Company.
2751., 3 per cent. Consols
8 5 0 The property on which this rentcharge was laid appears to be now the site of Farringdon Market, and the
£88 5 0 sum of 40s. a year (deducting property tax) is received from the City Chamberlain generally in payments of The Company by their Court elect pensioners who are two years at a time.
liverymen or widows of liverymen. It is carried to the general account of the Master
The pensions in 1862-3 were :during his year. The charitable application will be
d. found nnder the head of the Founders' Charitable Fond.
Three widows of freemen at 151., and one
55 0 0
18 0 0 Do.
26 0 0 Joseph Parratt, by will of the 18th August 1654, gave five houses in Shoe Lane to Eden Richardson on trust
£9900 to pay to the Company 41. yearly for their most indigent poor and needy freemen. The property seems to The produce of the other Charities and the poor box have been destroyed at the Fire of London, and the is brought into the same account. claim reduced to 40s. a year under local powers granted At the end of the last year the Charitable Fund was in in consequence of that event. The property is stated debt to the Company, but a sufficient sum was voted to to have been taken by the Corporation for the site of discharge it. Farringdon Market, and nothing has been since paid to All which I submit to the Board. the Company. The Company cannot identify the pro
Thos. HARE. mises, and the Charity must be regarded as lost.
4th July 1865.
THE FOUNDERS' CIARITABLE FUND.
In the Cash Book kept by the Clerk of the Company of the Founders' Charitable Fund, it is described as being instituted the 2nd April 1829.
Under a resolution of the 2nd April 1829, a meeting was held for the purpose of raising a fund for the relief of the distressed and deserving liverymen and the widows of liverymen of the Company, and that subscriptions of the Court and livery should be solicited, and it was resolved that all sums collected should not be subject to the debts and contingencies of the Company bat applicable only to the charitable purposes proposed, and that the interest arising therefrom should be distributed at such times as the Court should appoint, so as not to interfere with the usual charitable distributions of the Company (meaning the gifts made by the Court every year out of their own
CHARITY OP WILLIAM BOND. This Charity was founded by the will of William Bond (a former clerk of the Company), which was proved in London on the 7th August 1824, whereby a sum of £1,000 was bequeathed to the Court of Founders upon trust to pay the income to two nieces of the testator for their lives, and after the death of the survivor upon trust to pay yearly 101. to each of four young men who have served their apprenticeship to a free founder, and a further 101. towards refreshments. This legacy is represented by the sum of 935l. Consols standing in the names of William Evans Franks, Francis Pritchett, Edward Baldock, and Edward Augustus Franks. The income of the Charity is at present accumulating.
STATEMENT of the ACCOUNTS of the CHARITY called the FOUNDERS' CHARITABLE Fund, in the parish of Saint SWITHIN,
Mark Eagles Marsden, of 43, Doughty Street, W.C., Esquire.
I.-GROSS INCOME arising or due from the ENDOWMENTS of the Charity for the year ending on the
N.B.-Any Returns to which this Form is not adapted, to be made on separate sheets.