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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]

COLTON.
(FOREHOE HUNDRED.)

G.- The Rev. Henry Rix in November 1726 bequeathed £60 to purchase Land, the rent thereof to be applied for teaching four poor children; for a sermon to be preached every year on the day of his death; and for the remainder to be laid out in bread, to be then given to the Poor. The land is vested in Trustees, and the neat produce thereof is £3 3s. 6d. per annum.

A Rent Charge of £5 per annum, paid out of an Estate late Mrs. Grey's, given by Elizabeth Brown by Will dated in 1732, for teaching six poor children, and the remainder for cloaths and books.

1A. in Barford, given by Thomas Seaborn [sic], now let for £1 per annum, which is distributed among the Poor on Old Christmas Day.

T.- Terrier 1806 mentions a Piece of Land containing 10A. allotted by the Commissioners appointed for inclosing the commons, &c. in said parish, for the use of the Poor.


See also the Colton parish page.

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February 2016