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The list of Bequests in All Saint's Church, Bishop Burton.


THE PEARMAN
BEQUESTS
1932,
THEODORA PEARMAN MEMORIAL
The income arising from one thousand three hundred and fifty pounds of two and a half per centum consolidated stock payable annually on All Saints Day allocated as follows:

Organist Twelve Pounds Ten Shillings
Choirmen Twelve Pounds Ten Shillings
Choirboys Five Pounds
Choirbooks and Music One Pound Five Shillings
Organ Blower Two Pounds Ten Shillings

PEARMAN BEQUEST

The income arising from nine hundred pounds of two and a half per centum consolidated stock payable annually on All Saints Day as follows - That member of the congregation (preferably but not necessarily a communicant) without distinction of calling sex, age or rank adjudged by a majority of the members of the parochial church council (the Vicar as chairman having both a vote and a casting vote) to be suffering most in mind, body or estate Five Pounds.

Holy Communion books for the newly confirmed One Pound Five Shillings.

Prayer books or other religious books for children of the congregation under the age of seventeen years as prizes for accuracy in repetition and for the knowledge of the church catechism - One Pound Five Shillings

The Preacher chosen by the Vicar to preach at evensong on All Saints Day One Pound One Shilling and Four Shillings expenses.

The Preacher (a layman if possible) chosen by the Vicar to preach on thrift preferably to the Ploughboy Refuge Union of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows - One Pound One Shilling and Four Shillings expenses.

Parish Church Magazine Maintenance Fund - Two Pounds Ten Shillings.

A preacher for two Sundays when the Vicar is absent from the Parish Five Pounds.

Salary of Church Clerk, Sexton or Verger Five Pounds.

The sum of Five Hundred Pounds free of duty upon trust, the income of which to be applied to the augmentation of the benefice.


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson