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Great Ouseburn parish:

Great Ouseburn, Benefactions transcription:

The donations to the poor in St. Mary's Church, Great Ouseburn.

To the Poor of
Mr. John Cass of Branton-Green, who died at Kirby Hall, the 23 Day of February, 1727, left by Will, to the Poor of Great Useburn, ten Shillings yearly, for ever, payable out of the Mill-Ing Closes, every Easter.

He also left forty Shillings to be paid yearly, out of the said Mill-Ing Closes to the Schoolmaster of Great Useburn for teaching six poor Children to read; viz. one from Branton Green, one from Upper Dunfforth, two out of Great Useburn, one from Little Ouseburn, and one from the Parish of Little Ouseburn.

James Sumpster, who died in the year 1727, left by Will to the Poor of Great Useburn, ten Shillings yearly, for ever, and twenty Shillings yearly, for teaching 3 poor Children to read at Great Useburn School: The above thirty-Shillings to be paid yearly on every St. Thomas-Day for ever, out of Lands at Great Useburn, now the Property of Mann Horsfield Esq'r. All the Scholars to be appointed by the Minister.

John Abbay left by Will to the Poor of Great Useburn, February 25th 1727, ten Pounds , the Interest of which he ordered to be paid to the Poor of Great Useburn yearly, at Easter, for ever, out of Lands in Branton Fields; which Lands are now inclosed and belong to William Brown of Great Useburn aforesaid, Butcher, & for non Payment, to enter on the said Lands.

Mr. William Pickard, late of the City of London, left by Will, to the Poor of Great Useburn, two Hundred Pounds, which is laid out in the New-South-Sea Annuities: the Interest of which he order'd should be distributed by the Minister & Churchwardens for the time being, to the Poor of Great Useburn, yearly, for ever.

Mrs. Mildred Thompson left by Will, ten Pounds, to the Poor of Great Useburn; the Interest to be given annually to the said Poor.

H. Woodward, Churchwarden, 1787. F.M.

Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson