Cowthorpe, Benefactions transcription:
The benefaction in St. Michael's Church, Cowthorpe.
The Reverend Thomas Jessop, Doctor in Divinity, gave to this Parish of Cowthorpe the sum of One Hundred
Pounds sterling. The Interest arising from which is to be annually distributed by the Trustees thereof
for the time being, for the relief of such poor persons as inhabit and reside in the said Parish of Cowthorpe.
The distribution as to manner and proportioning is left to the discretion of the Trustees.
The Principal viz. £100, sterling has been invested in the Three per Cent Consols. in the names of
The Rev'd Thos. Dayrell, M.A.
Edward York Esquire
Mr. Richard Skillbeck, and
Mr. Matthew Thomlinson,
the present Trustees.
Dated May 9th A.D. 1846.
Data transcribed by
from photography by Colin Hinson
This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal
use or as given in the conditions of use.
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©CRH 2006
If you find an error (small or large) in the text or a bad link, please drop me a line via
my error reporting form.
[Last updated at 18.31 on Sunday, 29 May 2011, by Colin Hinson. ©2011]