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Long Preston, Benefactions transcription:

The Charities for St. Mary's Church, Long Preston.


A MEMORIAL of the Charities given to the Church and Poor of this Town and Parish. By Mrs Dugare 8 Pounds to the Poor for ever. By Mr. Henry Wigglesworth 10 Pounds for putting out poor Apprentices. By Robert Clark 10 Pounds to the Poor for ever. By George Hargreaves 10 Pounds to the Poor of this Town, and 6 Pounds to the Poor of the Parish for ever. By William Knowles 20 Pounds to the Poor of this Town and Wiggles- -worth for ever. By William Haworth 10 Pounds for a Yearly Sermon for ever. By Jennet Wilson 20 Pounds to the Poor for ever. By William Wilson 10 Pounds to the Poor forever. By Thomas Geldard 20 Pounds to the Hospital at Long-Preston. By John Smith 40 Shillings a Year to the Hospital at Long-Preston the Remainder of his Estate to the Poor of Long-Preston, Hellifield, and Wigglesworth. By John Brown 10 Pounds to the Poor of Halton for ever. By John Hargreves 5 Pounds to the Poor of Wigglesworth for ever.


Data transcribed by
Lin Duke © 2015.
from photography by Colin Hinson