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the Company, to see that the tenants perform their cove- of his office, hold or exercise any office, . appointment or no other nants and engagements, and that the buildings are pro- employment whatsoever.
employ. perly repaired and kept insured, and annually to render 14. The Company may from time to time elect other Appointan account of receipts and payments to the Company with masters, assistants or lecturers, as they may see fit, and ment of vouchers for such payments, to attend on the audit of as the revenues of the charities will admit, and pay to the accounts, and to submit to the Company annually a every such master, assistant or lecturer, such salary or
report showing the state and condition of the property. stipend, or allot to him such proportion of the capitation Minute and 5. The Company shall, at the expense of the charities, fees, not by the scheme appropriated to the master, books.
provide a minute book, wherein shall be entered a minute the Company shall think fit, and such other masters
school to be
and not being under the age of seven years at the time of
the schedule hereto, at the best annual rent or rents that number of sons admitted of any liveryman or freeman to
quarterly in advance to the master, who shall account for
17. The quarterly sums received for capitation fees Apportion. founding and maintaining a school for the sons of the in founding and mainliverymen and freemen of the Company, in or as near as shall be applied as follows: (that is to say) one half
Capitation taining a
practicable to the City of London, where such liverymen thereof shall be paid to the master, and the remaining Fees. school. and freemen principally reside.
half may, together with any surplus income of the New school 8. The Company shall, under the direction and with the charities, be applied by the Company in stipends to addi
sanction of the Court of Chancery, provide a new school tional masters, assistants or lecturers, or in augmentaresidence house and a playground, and a residence for the master, tion of the salaries of the masters, in prizes for the to be built. in such manner, according to such plans and specifications, scholars as hereinafter mentioned, and in payment of the
and on such site, as shall be approved by the said court, examiner's fee, and to such other purposes for the general
charities for such purposes a sum not exceeding 6,5001. 18. The instruction to be afforded in the school shall Instruction Appoint
to be given 9. The Company shall in the first instance, and on every be in the principles of the Christian religion, reading, vacancy, appoint à competent person to be the master of writing, arithmetic, land surveying, book-keeping, geo- schoul. the school.
graphy, drawing and designing, general English literaRemoval of 10. If the master shall not well and sufficiently perform ture and composition, sacred and profane history, and
the duties of his office to the satisfaction of the Company, such and so many other branches of education as shall
shall think best, by reading and explaining the Scriptures
be entered and preserved upon the minutes of proceedings. for the government thereof, and shall be liable to expulsion Master to 11. The master shall occupy his residence in respect of by the Company upon any breach thereof or nonconformity reside in
his official character and duty, and not as tenant, and shall therewith, or upon immoral or indecent conduct, or insub-
possession of such premises at such times, and to such conduct on the part of any boy, the master shall have
21. Subject to the directions herein contained, and to Internal than himself and family and visitors, and any additional such general regulations as the Company shall prescribe, discipline master or assistant of the school, to use or cccupy any part
the discipline of the school, and the internal regulation
of school. of the premises appropriated to him as a residence.
and management thereof, the hours of attendance, and the Stipend of
12. The fixed stipend of the master shall be a sum not holidays to be allowed therein, shall be under the direction master, exceeding 2001. per annum, which shall be paid bim and control of the master of the school. But the school
quarterly, and any master appointed during an interval and the schoolhouse, master's residence and other premises,
22. All printed books, papers, pens and other stationery Books and Master to
13. The master shall not, at any time during the tenure necessary for the use of the scholars shall be provided and stationery undertake
ment of master.
to be pro
sions to be
28. All moneys belonging to the said charities, or any of The Capital them, and not properly applicable, and required for other account. purposes, shall be invested in the purchase of Bank 31. per cent. Annuities, and kept invested in the names of any four members of the Company, or of the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds, to an account to be called “ The Capital Account.” The Company shall annually invest in like manner any surplus income that may remain in any year after payment of the several stipends, outgoings, and expenses hereinbefore mentioned. The dividends to accrue due on such fund shall be carried to the income account for the year, and, when and as often as such capital account fund shall amount to the sum of 3,0001. stock, proposals may be laid before the Court of Chancery for directions respecting it.
29. The provisions of this scheme shall not be taken as Scheme not in any way superseding or interfering with the jurisdiction with the or power of the Charity Commissioners for England and jurisdiction Wales to remove, direct or authorise the removal of
any master, assistant or lecturer.
of Charities. 30. This scheme shall be printed and a copy given to scheme to
be printed. every person appointed to be master of the school, who shall, on accepting and before entering on the duties of his office, hy writing, signed by him at the foot of one of such printed copies, signify that he has read the same, and that he undertakes and agrees to conform to and comply with and be bound by such rules, so far as the same apply to the office accepted by him.
of the Coinmissioners
vided by found by and at the expense of the parents, relations, or parents.
friends of the scholars, but the Company shall be at liberty to dispense with this provision, in cases of necessity arising from the poverty of the parents or relations of any of the scholars, and provide the same at the expense of the
charities. Registers of 23. All applications for admission to the school shall be applications made in writing to the master, and he shall keep a register and admnis.
thereof in the order of date in which the same shall have kept. been received, and he shall always keep a register contain
ing the name, age, residence and description of each scholar, with the date of his admission to the school and of his leaving the same, and the names of the scholars shall in such last-mentioned register be placed alphabetically, and both of such registers shall at all times be open to the inspection of all members of the Company and of all persons authorised by them, and of the register of applications the master shall on the last day of every month transmit a copy
to the clerk of the Company. Annual 24. There shall be an annual examination of the boys at
the school, and the Company shall appoint annually some fit and proper person to conduct such examination, and shall be at liberty to pay such examiner a sum not exceeding three guineas for his fee, and such examination shall take place one week previous to the breaking up of the school for the Midsummer vacation, or at such other time as the Company shall appoint, and on the occasion of such examination the examiner shall report the result to the Company, who shall take such report into consideration with reference to the distribution of prizes.
25. The Company shall yearly after such examination distribute such and so many prizes as they may think fit among the meritorious scholars who shall distinguish themselves for learning and good conduct, and who in the judgment of the examiner shall be most deserving of the same; provided that no single prize shall exceed in value the sum of one pound, and that the whole amount expended in prizes in any one year shall not exceed the sum
of 31. Report on 26. A report in writing as to the state and progress of
the school, and the number of scholars therein, shall at the school.
Midsummer and Christmas, in every year, be sent by the
master to the Company. Reserved 27. The Company shall keep, or cause to be kept, the fund to be school premises, and all other buildings belonging to any lated for
the state of
THE SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO.
£ s. d. A rentcharge under the will of William Norton
6 0 0 A rentcharge under the will of George Bishop
6 0 0 A rentcharge under the will of Christopher Meredith .
9 1 8
£ s. d. Twenty twenty-fourth parts of
the following properties, viz., Nos. 11 and 12, Wood Street, in the City of London, the entirety now let to Mr. Thomas Brocksopp at a
189 0 0 And No. 13, - Wood Street,
aforesaid, the entirety now let to Messieurs Morley and Co. at a gross rent of
112 10 0
gross rent of
301 10 0
And the remaining four twenty-fourth parts of
all which said premises are also vested in the said Company, partly for other chari
table purposes and partly for their own Of which twenty twenty-fourths are equal to
251 5 0 A sum of 7,7521. 19s. Consols, producing
", an income of
of the charities insured against fire, and shall in each year repairs. set apart the sum of 201. as a repairing fund, and shall
apply so much thereof as may be necessary in the repairs
232 11 9
504 18 5
And a sum of 3351. 13s. 3d. cash in the hands of the defendants on account of rents and profits received.
WOOD STREET ESTATE.
Account of the Receipts and Payments of the Stationers' Company in respect of the Rents
1 2 3
663 6 6 Carried 20/24ths to School Account
552 15 5
52 7 9
681 3 5
681 3 5
The title of this Company is “ The Master, Wardens, the churchwardens or other parochial officers authorised " and Commonalty of the Mystery of Tallow Chandlers to receive it. “ of the City of London." The Company consists of a master, deputy master,
Curzon's GIFT. and four wardens, and a court of assistants, including Thomas Curzon gave 801. (in the report of the Com. altogether 21 persons. The members of the Court are missioners of Inquiry stated to be 1001.) to the Company, chosen from the liverymen. The liverymen are about on condition to pay to the churchwardens of St. Botolph, 130. The return from the list of votes is about 100. Bishopsgate, 41. yearly. The 801. is not in any distinct The numbers have not materially varied for several state of investment. The Company hold sums of stock years past. The number of freemen are not greatly in larger in amount in their corporate names. They pay excess of the livery.
annually 4l. a year to the parish officer of the St. Botolph
HUMPHRIES' GIFT. 1481, gave to the Company a messuage in Cornhill, Ralph Humphries gave 1001. to the Company on and four messuages within Bishopsgate, to provide condition to pay to certain poor persons of the Company 25 quarters of charcoal between All Saints and 41. yearly. The 1001. is not retained in any separate Christmas, 15 quarters for the poor of St. Botolph state of investment, but the 41. is yearly added to the Bishopsgate, and 10 quarters for the poor of St. fand distributed by the Company amongst their poor. Ethelburga parish.
This sum and Kempster's 208. form part of a far larger The Company do not themselves provide or distribute sum given in pensions, as the annual voluntary bounty the charcoal or coal, but they pay annually to the of the Company to liverymen, freemen, and widows of churchwardens of St. Botolph within Bishopsgate the liverymen and freemen. sum of 121., and to the church wardens of St. Ethelburga the sum of 81. These payments liave been made for
MRS. IBELL'S GIFT. about 30 years past, probably commencing soon after
Susan Ibell gave by will to the church wardens of the former inquiry, when the Commissioners adverted
St. Botolph, Bishopsgate, and St. Alban, Wood Street, to the then inadequacy of the sum given. The Company 1001. to provide yearly five chaldron of coal for the poor pays also as a charge under this will a sum of 78. to
of St. Botolph, and three chaldron and four sacks for St. Bartholomew Hospital.
those of St. Alban, which 1001. the Company received The Bishopsgate property is still in the possession of
and undertoo to perform the above-mentioned conthe Company. The Cornhill property seems to have ditions. The 1001. is not in any distinct state of investbeen alienated long ago.
ment. The Company pay 51. yearly to the church
wardens of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate parish, and 31. 6s. 8d. LITTLEBAKER'S GIFT.
yearly to the churchwardens of St. Alban's, Wood Street, Stephen Littlebaker, by his will of the 24th February for the use of the poor of these parishes. 1503, gave to the Company two tenements in St.
Monk's CHARITY. Margaret's parish, Surrey, on condition to distribute on the 20th February, yearly, amongst the poor people of
By indenture of the 10th April 1828 (enrolled in St. Margaret's aforesaid 24 quarters of charcoal.
Chancery, 28th April 1828) between Roger Monk, late The houses in Bankside on which this gift was Master of the Company, of the first part, the Master, charged are still the property of the Company, who pay Wardens, and Commonalty of the said Company of annually 191. 48. to the vestry clerk of St. Saviours, second part, and the said Master and Wardens of third Southwark, in which the parish of St. Margaret is now part, reciting that the said R. Monk, being desirous included.
of testifying his regard for said Society, had transferred The present payment was probably increased soon 1,0001. consols into his own name and the two senior after the last inquiry, for the present amount has been wardens upon the trusts after mentioned. It was de. paid for more than 30 years past.
clared that they should stand possessed of same, and the
dividends therefrom in trust for said R. Monk for life, KEMPSTER's Gift.
and after his decease upon trust to transfer said 1,0001.
to the Company, upon trust thenceforth to pay the Mathew Kempsler by his will of the 31st August,
dividends amongst such one or two poor liverymen of 1624, gave to the Company four messuages in the parish
said Company, not less than 50 years of age, to be of St. John Walbrook to pay,
called “Mr. Monk's Pensioners,' as said Company To the poor of St. Botolph, Aldersgate . 208.
should nominate. To the poor of the Company
And the said R. Monk by his will of the 10th April The property in Dowgate Hill on which this rent.
1828, gave his residuary estate to the said Company, charge was imposed consisted of three houses which
subject to the life interest of his wife, subject to the were sold by the Company in 1855, and the Company
payment by them and their successors, of the annuities received the purchase money. The charges, however,
following: continue to be paid by the Company, the first 208. to the
1. 201. per annum to the two senior deputy oyster churchwardens of St. Botolph, Aldersgate, and the other
meters of the City of London, towards the expense of an 208. is added to the fund administered in general
annual dinner of the deputy oyster meters for the time pensions to the poor of the Company.
2. 101. per annum to be paid to the two deputy senior CLARK'S GIFT.
oyster meters of the City of London for the time being, Mrs. Francis Clarke gave to the Company 2001. on for ever towards the expense of an annual dinner for condition that they should pay to the poor of Langham, the holesmen. Rutlandshire, 101. yearly. The sum of 2001. does 'not 3. 61. per annum to the treasurer for the time being appear to be in any distinct state of investment, but the of the Covent Garden Theatrical Fund for 'ever, for and Company pay the 101. in half-yearly sums of 51. each to towards the expense of a twelfthcake annually.
4. 201. per annum to the two senior gentlemen of the Of the dividends of the remaining 6,0001. amounting Honorable Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, for ever to 1801. a year, 1761. are applied in satisfaction of the towards the expense of a dinner annually in honour of above charge on the residuary estate. His Majesty's birthday.
The 1001. a year is paid annually to five pensioners, 5. 201. per annum to be paid to the two senior being liverymen or widows of liverymen in quarterly ushers of the Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard, sums of 51. each. In case of any lapse of a pension for ever, towards the expense of a dinner annually in during the year, the fractional payment during such honour of His Majesty's birthday.
lapse is divided amongst the others. 6. 1001. per annum to be distributed in annual pen- The other sums of 201., 101., 61., 201. and 201., are paid sions of 201. each to four poor liverymen of the Tallow by the Company on the receipts of the persons filling Chandlers' Company of London or their widows, to be the sereral offices described by the will, the Company called Monk's Pensioners, to be selected by the Court of raising no question as to the title of the recipients.* the Company The Company received in respect of the residuary
Henges' CHARITY. estate of the testator a sum more than sufficient to pay from its dividends the whole of the annual payments
William Killingworth Hedyes, by will of the 23rd thus created by the will. The widow took the life
June 1851, gave to the Company 5001. to be invested in estate, and died about two years after the husband,
consols in trust to pay out of the dividends to the who died in 1831, having by a codicil to his will given
headle 1l. ls. for keeping in repair his family vault at a life annuity of about 301. a year which fell in in 1851.
Norwood Cemetery, and the surplus to any distressed The executors who proved the will were William Wal.
liveryman of the Company above 60 years who had not ton and William Minnett, and these gentlemen trans
received parochial relief, those of the trade of Tallow ferred the residue to the Company, without taking the
Chandlers to be preferred. directions of any Coạrt on the subject. The Company
The sum of 5001. was paid, and after payment of gave the executors à general release in 1839. There legacy duty invested in 4951. consols which stood in the does not appear to have been any judicial inquiry for
names of Charles Good (deceased), James Child, Williain next-of-kin, or into the validity of any of the above
Clarke, and Horatio Nelson Fisher (deceased). gifts.
The dividends, amounting to 14l. 78. 3d. (1863), after The Company hold a sum of 7,0001. 31. per cent. re
paying the 1l. ls. to the beadle, is given on the testator's duced stock, the produce of a sufficient part of the
birthday in one sum to a distressed liveryman chosen estate of the testator, to produce 2101. per annum,
by the Master of the Company for the occasion, who standing in their Corporate name to a distinct account. reports to the Company at the next Conrt to whom it is The 1,0001. settled by the deed forms part of this
given. 7,0001. 31. per cent. reduced annuities and the dividends
All which I submit to the Board. amounting to 301. a year are given to one poor livery.
THO. HARE, man annually, who is elected a pensioner for life, or as
Inspector of Charities, long as he continues eligible.
21st February 1865. * ROGER MONK's CHARITY.
or employment has been or is that of labour, as in nnBy a scheme established by the order of the Board of loading, bringing to market or delivering fish in the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales dated City of London, or otherwise engaged in the fish trade the 2nd day of December 1881, it was ordered that the
in the said city; and the sums may be appropriated annual sums of 201. and 101. directed under the will of
from time to time by way of subscriptions to any provithe above-mentioned donor to be applied as aforesaid
dent or other associations for the benefit of such persons, shall henceforth be applied by the Tallow Chandlers'
or in promoting the better education or advancement Company as the trustees thereof for the benefit of ne.
in life of their children or otherwise for their aid ant cessitous and decayed persons whose chief occupation
benefit at the discretion of the said trustees.
TALLOW CHANDLERS' COMPANY. .
MR. ROGER Monks' PENSIONERS.
For the Talloy Chandlers’ Company, the Trustees, 2nd March 1882.
(Signed) W. W. TURNER, Master.
THE WILLIAM KILLINGWORTH HEDGES' BEQUEST.
For the Tallow Chandlers' Company, the Trustees, 2nd March 1882.
(Signed) W. W. TURNER, Master,