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Zachary Clark: Charities belonging to the Poor: 1811

An ACCOUNT
of the different CHARITIES
belonging to THE POOR
of the COUNTY of NORFOLK,
Abridged from the Returns under GILBERT'S ACT,
to the House of Commons in 1786;
and from THE TERRIERS
in the Office of the LORD BISHOP OF NORWICH.
by ZACHARY CLARK.
1811.
Notes:

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

BINHAM.
(SOUTH [sic] GREENHOE HUNDRED.)

G. - Nathaniel Hook bequeathed in 1693, £60. for the purchase of Land, the rent of which was to be given to the Poor at Christmas; 7A. of land were purchased, and vested in Trustees. The survivors are Edmund Bird, Charles Rix, William Walker, Zebulon Cole, and John Leek. The rent 6 guineas per annum; land-tax and quit-rent being 13s. 3d. the neat produce is £5. 12s. 9d.

A Messuage, barn, stable, outhouses, garden, and 2 closes, in the use of Thomas Gamble, at £12. per annum; and 3 acres of field land, let to Richard Booty at 30s. The rents received by the Trustees thereof. After deducting the expenses of repairs, the remainder is laid out in Coals, Cloathing, &c. for the Poor, but by whom or when given is unknown.

1A. of Land, but when, or by whom, or for what purpose given, is unknown; let for 8s. which rent is received by the Churchwardens, and applied for the repairs of the above messuage, &c. Also a Cottage inhabited by paupers.

OBSERVATION. - By a Terrier of 1806 the rents have been considerably increased.


See also the Binham parish page.

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December 2015