Pickhill, Benefactions transcription:
The Joseph Watson's Benefactions in All Saint's Church, Pickhill.
JOSEPH WATSON ESQre,
Formerly of Howe in this parish, by
his will dated 24th August 1864, gave
the sum of £300 free from legacy
only to be laid out in the purchase of
3 percent consols, and the income
thereof to be applied forever, one moie
ty for the benefit of the poor inhabi-
tants and the schools of this parish,
and the other moiety to be applied for
the benefit of the poor of the Township
of Howe, the same to be applied at the
discretion of the Vicar and Churchwar
dens for the time being of this parish.
By an order of the court of Chancery,
dated 26th March 1858, the said sum of
£300 after deduction of the expenses of
the order and investment was paid out
in the purchase of £286.16.9. £3 percent
Consols now standing in the name
of the Accountant General of the
Court of Chancery in the matter of
the Trusts of the said will.
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