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Little Ouseburn parish:

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.
from photography by Colin Hinson