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Little Ouseburn, Benefactions transcription:

The bequests to the poor (2) in Holy Trinity Church, Little Ouseburn.


Mr. Tho; Keighley
Francis Cooper -
Church-Wardens, 1727.

The bequests of well disposed people to ye Poor of ye town & parish of Little Ouseburne

1st Mrs. Isabel Browne of Pole Spring left 1. 16 Sh. 0. yearly to be distributed in bread, for ye payment of which she left land which is now in ye possesion of George Newham.

2ndly - Madam Comber left 5., the use of it to be allowed in bread for ye use of ye said poor.

3rdly - William Steell of Little Ouseburne who was Intar'd Nov'br ye 24th, 1725. Gave to the poor of ye said town ye use of 5 to be given as ye Minister & Ch'ch-Wardens think fit.

4thly - Mrs. Dorothy Dickinson Inter'd Sept'br ye 24th, 1726, Left ye use of 10 ye Intrest to be given to ye poor of ye town & parish of Little Ouseburne for ever.

5thly - Edward Thompson of Redforth Ald'n Left the Use of 5 to ye Poor of ye town of Little Ouseburne for ever, he Died ye 9th of Feb. - 1727.

6thly - Mr. John Cass of Kirby-hall left 10, ye use of it to be given to ye Poor of ye town & Parish of Little Ouseburne for ever. he Died ye 23 of Feb.- 1727.

7thly - Thomas Newham Juni'r, of Widdington, Left 5, ye Use of it to be given to ye Poor of ye town & Parish of Little Ouseburne for ever. he Died ye 2'd of May, 1729.


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
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