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Ripon parish:

Sharow, Benefactions transcription:

The Benefaction to Sharow CofE School in St. John's Church, Sharow.

SCHOOL A.D. 1857.
George Knowles, formerly of Lucan House Sharow, and afterwards of Scarborough Esq're, bequeathed £400 for the yearly augmentation of the Salary of the Master or Mistress of this school, which was placed with the Charity Commissioners for Investment in the Funds. The Trustees of this Gift are the Bishop of Ripon, the Incumbent of Sharow, and the Churchwardens of Sharow, for the time being.

Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson