Little Ouseburn parish:


Little Ouseburn, Benefactions transcription:

The Dorothy Sutton bequest in Holy Trinity Church, Little Ouseburn.

Mrs. Dorothy Sutton
of Usburn Parva
left the Sum of twenty pounds
to the Poor of the said Usburn Parva for ever: The Interest of which she ordered to be distributed amongst the industrious Poor of the said Place every Christmas according to the Discretion of the Minister and Church-Wardens for the time being; except two Shillings and sixpence of the said Interest - which she ordered to be given to that young Person, Boy, or Girl, who shall best repeat the Church Catechism at Easter, the Determination to be made by the Minister. -

A.D. 1785

Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson