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SCRIVENERS' COMPANY.

STATEMENT of the ACCOUNTS of the CHARITY bearing no name, amounting to Ten pounds per annum, charged by the WORSHIPFUL COMPANY of SCRIVENERS on Four Houses in Noble Street,

in the City of London belonging to the Company, which sum of Ten Pounds per annum they distribute with a larger sum out of their private funds quarterly between three poor persons,
viz., Mrs. Ashfield, Mrs. Francis, and Miss Loveday, whose relations have been connected with the Company of which Charity the Company in its corporate character is the Trustee
for the Year ending on the 29th day of September 1880.

1.-GROSS INCOME arising or due from the ENDOWMENTS for the Year ending on the 29th day of September 1880.

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4.-An ACCOUNT of all MONIES owing to the Charity, and on what account, at the close of the year

ended on the 29th day of September 1880.

4.–An ACCOUNT of all MONIES owing from the Charity, and to what Persons and on what account,

at the close of the year ended on the 29th day of September 1880.

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SPECTACLEMAKERS' COMPANY.

The Company after paying the income tax gave 15s. 6d. annually to six poor freemen chosen by the Court of Assistants.

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Tite's CHARITY. William Tite, by a deed of 31st day of December 1862, gave to the Company 1,0001. 41. per cent. Perpetual Debenture Stock of the London and South-western Railway Company, to form a perpetual stock for endowment of pensions, to be called the “William Tite's Pensions," of 101. each to four poor widows of liverymen of the Company, to be paid half-yearly in March and September, and in the event of the cessation of any pension between two halfyearly payments no apportionment of the current half year should be paid ; if from any cause the fund should not yield 101. the pension to be reduced pro ratâ. The pension to be discontinued in case of misconduct or by reason of accession of property. The donor to have the power to make any new regulations with respect to said pensions as to number, value, &c.

There are four widows on the list elected in conformity with the rules of the foundation, and receiving 101. a year each in half-yearly payments.

One person (the widow of William Hare) has recently died.

In addition to the Charities paid under these foundations, the Company out of their proper funds distribute about 1001. a year amongst poor widows of members of the Company All which I submit to the Board.

Thomas Hare,

Inspector of Charities. 2nd June 1865.

YARWELL'S CHARITY.

John Yarwell, by his will of the 13th February 1711, gave to the Company 1001. to purchase 51. yearly, of which 31. 10s. to be paid towards a dinner at Michaelmas, and 30s. among six poor members at the same time. The Company have given up all claim to the dinner, and apply the whole to charitable purposes. The sum of 1661. 13s. 4d. 31. per cent. Consols was invested in 1855 in the corporate name of tne Company, being sufficient to pay 5l. per annum.

SPECTACLEMAKERS' COMPANY.

STATEMENT of the Accounts of the Charity called Yarwell's Legacy, belonging to the

Worshipful Company of Spectaclemakers of London, for the year ending on the 31st day of December 1881.

1.-Gross Income arising or due from the Endowments of the Charity for the year

ending on the 31st day of December 1881.

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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 1881.

£ s.

To dividend

£ s. d.
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d. 4 17 6

By paid to poor freemen

I hereby certify that the foregoing statements are correct.
To be signed by one or more of the Trustees of the Charity.

(Signed) T. DAVIES SEWELL,
Clerk of the Spectaclemakers' Company,

Dated the 26th day of May 1882.

STATEMENT of the Accounts of the Charity called the William Tite Pensions belonging

to the Worshipful Company of Spectaclemakers of London, for the year ending on the 31st day of December 1881.

1.-Gross INCOME arising or due from the Endowments of the Charity for the year ending on the

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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 1881.

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I hereby certify that the foregoing statements are correct.
To be signed by one or more of the Trustees of the Charity.

(Signed)

T. DAVIES SEWELL,
Clerk of the Spectaclemakers' Company,

Dated the 26th day of May 1882.

STATIONERS' COMPANY.

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TO THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS FOR stances of the following Charities, under the management ENGLAND AND WALES.

of the Stationers' Company of the City of London, and I In pursuance of a minute of the board of the 29th day of

have stated in the report under the head of each specific

endowment the result of my investigation. May 1863, I have inquired into the condition and circumPage

Page Lambe's Charity

278
Wm. Strahan's Charity

282 Revall's

278
Wright's

282 Jno. Norton's Charity 278 Johnson's

282 Wm. Vorton's

280
Dilly's

282 Bishop's

281
Baldwin's

282 Meredith's

281
Andrew Strahan's,

282 Tyler's

281
J. Nichol's and J. B. Sichol's Charity

282 Billage's

281
Blackwell's Charity

282 Parkhurst's

281
Hansard's

282 Guy's

281
Clarke's

283 Cater's

281
Whittingham's Charity

283 Midwinter's

281
Hamblin's

283 Wilkin's

281
Davis and Barlow's Charity

283 Bowyer's

282 The master, wardens, and commonalty under the Charter And he gave to the Company 1,0001. to be laid out in of 3 & 4 Philip and Mary constitute the Company. There lands, and the yearly produce applied in loans as in the is a master and two wardens and court of assistants, con- will of Wm. Norton. sisting on the average of about 30. There are at present a The sum of 1,0001., the loan fund, of 1501. for the bread smaller number, being only 24. The master and wardens and sermon and St. Faith's and the poor of the Company, are elected from the senior members of the court. There and the sum of 501., part of the gift of 521. by John are about 360 liverymen. The number of freemen is up- Billage, making together 1,2001., were laid out in the purwards of 1,000, but is not accurately known. The freedom chase of property in or near Wood Street, in the city of is acquired by birth, servitude, and purchase. The Com- London. pany do not allow any sale of the freedom to persons not An ex-officio information was, after the Report of the connected with the trades of stationer, printer, bookbinder, Commissioners of Inquiry, filed by the Attorney-General bookseller, printseller, and engraver. On cases in which against the Stationers' Company stating the foregoing other trades acquire the freedom by birth or servitude, the devise, and also stating the several gifts and bequests of Company of late, on admission to the livery, require them Wm. Norton, Wm. Billage, and George Bishop, and to consent not to claim participation in the stock until they stating the investment of the 1,0001. and 1501. and Billage's are members of one of the above-named trades.

bequest of 501. in the purchase of a tenement in Wood The sum of 3141. a year is applied in quarterly pensions Street, and that the rent thereof was then 4011. a year, to 80 freemen and widows of freemen, the greater part of which, subject to the specific payments mentioned, the the recipients being widows. The highest rate of pensions, Company treated as their own property. The information at which rate there are four, is 81. a year, and the remainder stated also the gifts of Christopher Meredith and Evan are 41. a year. This fund is derived partly from an appro- Tyler, and that no sums of money had been for many priation of the profits of the monopoly of almanacks given years applied in loans according to the direction of the to the Company, and which appropriation was made by a several wills, and it prayed that an account might be taken resolution of 1681, whereby 2001. a year was set apart for of the sereral lands, tenements, hereditaments, premises, pensions. It has been increased in recent times.

rentcharges, funds, and other charitable donations and

bequests thereinbefore respectively mentioned, and of the LAMBE'S CHARITY.

rents, &c. of the same respectively received by the said William Lambe, by deed of the 7th July, 9 Elizabeth, Company or by their order or for their use from such time granted to the Company an annuity of 61. 138. 4d. charged as the court should think fit to direct, and of their applion his chapel of St. James', Cripplegate, and the messuage cation thereof respectively, and that the defendants might adjoining, the Company covenanting to give weekly to 12 be decreed to account for and refund such rents, &c. bepoor persons 12 penny loaves and 12d., and 6s. 80. for a longing to the said several and respective charities or any sermon yearly at St. Faith's.

of them as had been received by the said Company or by The Stationers' Company receive (l. 13s. 1d. a year their order or for their use, and not specifically applied by from the Cloth workers' Company, deducting income tax, them to the purposes of the several and respective charities I'welve widows of freemen who have been already selected according to the express directions of the several donors as quarterly pensioners receive quarterly 2s. in money, and from such time as the court should think fit to direct, and one twopenny loaf, making 51. 4s. a year. The remaining that the trusts affecting the said estates and hereditaments 11. 4s. 4d. is carried to the account of the Company.

respectively might be ascertained and declared by the

court. And that the estate, &c. might be ascertained and REVAL L's CHARITY.

distinguished, and in future kept separate, and that distinct Jane Revall charged certain premises belonging to this accounts might be kept thereof and of the rents, &c. Company in Billingsgate with 51. a year for the church- thereof respectively, and that, if necessary, the said master wardens of St. Mary-at-Hill. The Company hold a fish- might approve of a scheme for the future regulation and monger's shop in Dark house Lane, Billingsgate, and they distribution of the said rents, profits, and proceeds of the pay annually 5l. a year to the church wardens of St. Mary- said charity property respectively. at-Hill, London.

The answer raised the question of the right claimed by

the Company to hold the Wood Street estate subject only John NORTON'S CHARITY.

to the specific charges, and it also set forth the circumJohn Norton, by his will of the 21st May 1612, gave to

stances under which 2001. a year had been appropriated to the parish of St. Faith 1501. for the purchase of lands, for the poor of the Company out of the profits of the English the poor of the Company and the poor of St. Faith's.

stock or trading stock arising from printing and publishing

certain books to which an exclusive right had been granted d.

to them by a charter of James I., and insisted that such To six poor of the Company and six poor of St. Faith, weekly, a penny loaf and 2d.

appropriation was voluntary. At the hearing of the cause each

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on the 26th May 1830, before the Master of the Rolls, the

court declared that the defendants, having with respect to For a sermon at St. Faith's Church on Ash Wednesday

the charities in question acted according to the practice of 0 10 0

their predecessors, there being no special circumstances and the residue for the Company.

from which misconduct could be imputed to the present

£ s.

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