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Nunnington, Benefactions transcription:

The Benefactions to the poor in All Saints Church, Nunnington.


BENEFACTIONS
To The
Poor of
NUNNINGTON

In 1678 Ranald Graham Esq'r Lord of the Manor founded a Hospital for 3 poor Widows, and a 3 poor Widowers, or any other aged persons who have not been married to be chosen out of the Townships of Nunnington, Stonegrave, and the Farm at Muscoats, and West Ness, who were to receive 2 per annum each. And also a Charity School for the education of 6 poor Scholars for which the Schoolmaster was to receive 1 per annum each, and the further sum of 2 per ann: for the repairs of the building. In 1730 William Anderson Water left 10 to the poor of Nunnington.

In 1718 David Bedford, Nunnington, left 40 for the education of 4 poor Scholars, and 20 to the poor.

In 1756 Lady Widdington left 50 to the poor.

In 1782 Richard Marshall, Nunnington, left 20 to the poor.

In 1824 Mrs. Mary Metcalf, Nunnington, left 100 to the poor, and 50 for the education of 4 poor Scholars.

The Interest of the above sums to be paid at Christmas by the Minister & Church wardens.


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson


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