|The SPIRITUAL GOVERNMENT. [Charities.]||64
Charitable DONATIONS belonging to the Worshipful Company of HABERDASHERS.
|Free Schools, Almeshouses, Benefices, |
Lectures, Exhibitions, and Pensions.
|By whom founded, endowed, or given.
One at Bunbury in Cheshire
|Mr. Aldersea. Who settled, 18 Eliz. about
130l. per Ann. for the Maintenance of this
School, and other Charitable Uses;
paid at Bunbury, according to the
Settlement in his Lifetime.
|Another at Monmouth||Mr. William Jones, Anno. 1614.
|Another at Newport in Shropshire||Mr. Adams, An. 1660. And 150l. per
Annum settled by him in his Lifetime.
|Another at Bunhil Fields, in the Parish |
|Mr. Throgmorton Trotman, by his last Will
made Anno 1663. He gave 4000l. for Charitable Uses.
|Another at his Hospital at Hoxton, |
near Shoreditch, for twenty Freemens Sons
|One at Monmouth for 20 poor People, |
Men and Women
|Mr. William Jones, about the Year 1614.
Who left for this and other Charitable Uses, 18000l.
|Another at Newland in Gloucestershire, |
about three Miles from Monmouth,
for 16 poor Men and Women
|Mr. Jones abovementioned. The same
|Another at Snowhill without Newgate, |
near the Conduit, for 6 poor Freemen;
and a Pension of 7l. 10s. each
|Mr. Hammon, by his last Will, dated
|Another at Hoxton (alias Hogsdon) in Middlesex, |
for 20 poor decay'd Men, and 20 Freemens
Sons, to be taught there
|Mr. Aske, Anno 1690. Who left the
Company upwards of 20000l.
|Albrighton in Shropshire: Value 120l. per Annum.
|Wigston in Leicestershire, about 50l. per Annum.
|Dyesworth in the same Shire, about 50l. per Annum.
|Layston in Suffolk, about 80l. per Annum.
|Awre in Gloucestershire, 100l. per Annum.
|With an Assistant Preacher, 20l. per Annum.
|St. Bartholomew's behind the Exchange. |
To be preached on Tuesdays in the
Afternoon. Salary 66l. per Ann.
|Mr. Jones abovementioned, Ann. 1614.
|Two at Criplegate Church. One to be |
preach'd on Sunday Mornings: The other
on Thursdays. Salary 20l. per Ann. for each.
|One for a Student of Sydney College, |
Cambridge, of 6l. per Ann.
|Four more Exhibitions for as many |
Students in the said College
|For a poor Preacher in the University |
of Cambridge, a Pension of 5l. per An.
|PENSIONS lately given.
|400l. to pay 20 poor People 20s. |
per Annum apiece for ever
|Mr. Bodington, Anno 1700
|150l. to purchase a Lease of some |
House or Houses for 78 Years, (being
the time of his Age) to pay 4
poor Men and 4 poor Women of this
Company yearly during the said
Term, 13s. 4d. apiece
Baron, Esq; Anno 1702
|To 20 poor Men of this Company, |
2s. 6d. apiece per Annum
|Mr. French, Anno 1699. He charged his Estate for the
Payment of this, with several other Pensions.
Sir Nicholas Rainton
Sir Hugh Smythson
This Company hath many other Gifts which they yearly dispose of, under many Heads; as to poor Freemen, Widows, Prisons, &c. So that their Charitable Disbursements may yearly amount to about 3500l.
Drawn up by Mr. Stacy, Clerk of the Company: Communicated to me by John Billers, Esq; then Master.