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Charitable accounts of the Clothworkers' Company

Pages 624-633

City of London Livery Companies Commission. Report; Volume 4. Originally published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1884.

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CLOTHWORKERS' COMPANY.

CHARITABLE ACCOUNTS.

HITCHINS' CHARITY.

Statement of Accounts, 1881.

Dr.

THE HITCHINS' FOUNDATION.

Abstbact of Governors' Accounts for Year ending 31st December 1881.

Annual Income Receivable.

£ s. d.
House let on lease for more than 21 years, proportion of gross rental. 323 9 9

Receipts for Year ending 31st December 1881.

£ s. d.
Proportion of rents for the year received in respect of this Foundation. (fn. 1)323 9 9
Balance at commencement of account 448 0 0
771 9 9

Cr.

Expenses.

Charges on the Foundation—

£ s. d.
Sermon on St. Stephen's day, and for the expenses incidental thereto (vide Sec. 1 of Scheme). 3 9 9
Payments to Managers of Parochial Branch 96 0 0
Payments for educational purposes in accordance with the Company's regulations. 100 0 0
Payments to Exhibitioners 40 0 0
Balance in hand at close of account 532 0 0
771 9 9

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company,
29 March 1882.

PAROCHIAL BRANCH.

Abstract of Managers' Accounts for the year ending 31st December 1881.

Receipts.

From Endowment—

£ s. d.
Received from Governors 96 0 0
Balance at commencement of account 192 0 0
Total 288 0 0

Expenses.

Management of business—

£ s. d.
Ledger, cash book, letter book, and cheque book. 4 16 0

For children in Lady Eleanor Holles' School:—

£ s. d.
Gifts in books, &c. 2 10 0
Expenditure on clothing 133 4 0 135 14 0
Total 140 10 0
Balance in hand at close of account 147 10 0
Total 288 0 0

(Signed) Alfred Child,
Master of the Clothworkers' Company.

Arthur Farnan, J. G. Whalley,
Senior Wardens of the Clothworkers' Company.

Cornelius Gillett,
W. C. Pearson,
Churchwardens of St. Giles without Cripplegate, City of London.

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Managers.

29 March 1882.

Samuel Aaron's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's gift, as directed, to poor, viz.:—
Men in Company's (Heath's) Almshouses (Account 75) 10 0 0
Women in Company's (Kent's) Almshouses (Account 75a) 2 0 0
12 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust 12 0 0
12 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

John Bayworth's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
Mar. 25. To Christ's Hospital 1 0 0
" churchwardens of Farnham, Surrey 0 13 4
Sept. 29. " " " " 2 0 0
" S. Gabriel, Fenchurch Street 1 0 0
Dec. 31. " poor of Company (vide Clothworkers' Pension Account No. 74) 340 0 0
" poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 21 19 4
366 12 8
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By one year's rent from J. and J. Innes 366 12 8
366 12 8

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Peter Blundell's Charity.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
To Bridewell Hospital 2 0 0
" Wardens of the company pursuant to will (vide Account 73, St. Thomas' Eve) 3 7 0
5 7 0

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
July 5. By one year's dividend on 66l. 13s. 4d. in hands of the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds 2 0 0
" interest on 67l., residue left of Blundell's Bequest after purchase of the Friday Street premises for the 3 7 0
5 7 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Richard Boyleston's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To amount paid to 24 recipients of Lambe's Clothing, viz.:—
Mar. 25, each, 1s. £1 4 0
June 24, " " 1 4 0
Dec. 26, " " 1 4 0
3 12 0
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust 3 12 0
3 12 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Thomas Boyleston's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
Mar 25 and Sept. 29. To lecturer, Burton-on-Trent (less property tax) 32 0 0
1882. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By one year's rentcharge 32 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

John Brycle's Charity.

Note.—Sum of 120l. Consols transferred to the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds, by whom the dividends on that sum are remitted direct to the parish of Allhallows the Great.

Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Barbara Burnell's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
Sept. 29. To Stanmore Magna parish 7 0 0
Dec. 25. " Exhibition at Oxford (vide Exhibition Account 76) 5 0 0
12 0 0
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 25. By one year's rentcharge 12 0 0
12 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

John Burnell's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
June 24. To St. Michael's, Crooked Lane 2 12 0
Sept. 29. " Stanmore Magna parish 1 6 0
3 18 0
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By Clothworkers' Company (100l.) 3 18 0
3 18 0

Vide scheme for applying the Loan Trust capital for the benefit of education in connexion with the Trusts for carrying on the North London Collegiate and Camden Schools for Girls and the erection of new school buildings, comprising a principal hall, to be called the "Clothworkers" Hall," submitted by the Charity Commissioners (on the motion of the Company) to the Committee of Council on Education 13 July 1877, and approved by Her Majesty in Council 26 March 1878; but the Company continue to pay the interest of such Loan Trust capital so far as the sum was applicable to charitable uses out of their own corporate funds.

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Thomas Burnell's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
Mar. 25. To Allhallows, Barking 2 12 0
Sept. 29. " Stanmore Magna 5 8 0
8 0 0
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust 8 0 0
8 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Francis Burton's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 1 0 0
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust from Company's corporate funds on 30l. 1 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Philip Christian's Trust.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To one year's pension to eight poor freemen of the Company, at 12l. per annum each 96 0 0
" poor of the Company and officers on St. Thomas' Eve (see Account 78) 44 0 0
" Peel School, Isle of Man 280 0 0
420 0 0
1881. £ s. d.
June 24. By half-year's rent (8, 9, 10, Lovell's Court) 210 0 0
Dec. 25. " " " " 210 0 0
420 0 0

Note.—The Company spent 3,800l. 18s. 9d. in rebuilding and fitting the school at Peel, of which 1,826l. 13s. 7d. was from accumulated balance and 1,974l. 5s. 2d. from the Company's own funds.

(Signed) Owen Roberts,
Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Oliver Claymond's Charity.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Sept. To vicar of Hitchin (less property tax) 6 13 4

Note.—The gift of 1l. to the parish of Allhallows, Staining, was redeemed 31 Dec. 1875 by transfer of 50l. Consols to the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds.

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Sept. 29. By one year's rentcharge 6 13 4

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company,

George Cornell's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. To balance brought forward 98 1 8
June 24. " half-year's blind pensions to six blind persons at 10l. 30 0 0
Dec. 25 " half-year's blind pensions to six blind persons at 10l. 30 0 0
158 1 8

N.B.—No charge for management.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. By one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 79 0 0
" 31. " balance carried forward 79 1 8
158 1 8

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Thomas Dixon's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. To balance brought forward 86 4 2
" poor of Company (vide Poor Clothworkers' Pension Account 74) 280 0 0
" amount charged to fund for the general relief and welfare of poor clothworkers 64 16 6
431 0 8
£ s. d.
1881. Nov. 30. By one year's rent to Michaelmas 1881 of New Cross estate, net amount received from Christ's Hospital (fn. 2) 328 10 8
Dec. 25. " one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 102 10 0
431 0 8

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

William Edwards' Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor on Company of St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 5 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust on 100l. 5 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Thomasine Evans' Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Mar. 25. To St. Mary Abchurch 12 0 0
" St. Katherine Coleman 12 0 0
" T. Evans, clothing— Amount to be spent in clothing eight poor women in alternate years, in accordance with will. (Clothing, 1882) 12 0 0
36 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 5. By half-year's dividendon 1,200l. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. (fn. 3) 18 0 0
July 5. " half-year's dividend on 1,200l. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 18 0 0
36 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Richard Farrington's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 3 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust on 60l. 3 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

James Finch's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Sept. 29. To Lecturer, Whittington College (less property tax) 10 10 0
£ s. d.
1881. July 5. By one year's dividend on 350l. Three per Cent. Consols 10 10 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

William Frankland's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Nov. 1. To parish of Allhallows the Great 1 0 0
Dec. 25. " " Somerscales, Skipton, Yorkshire 3 0 0
4 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 5. By half-year's dividend on 133l. 6s. 8d., Three per cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 2 0 0
July 5. " half-year's dividend on 133l. 6s. 8d. 3 per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 2 0 0
4 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Edward Gregory's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 23. To Lucy Heasman, a poor blind woman 4 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Sept. 29. By one year's rentcharge (Cowlesfield, Wilts) 4 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

John Heath's Clothing Charity.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To Exhibitions (Account No. 76), two at 50s. each 5 0 0
" clothing 15 men and 15 women 45 0 0
50 0 0

Note.—The Company having increased all the Exhibitions in their Gift to 30l., charge themselves with the additional 27l. 10s. each.

The Company expended 154l. 13s. upon the clothing of the poor men and women, charging the surplus, 109l. 13s., to their own corporate account.

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By rentcharge out of Hennand's Investment 50 0 0
50 0 0

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

John Heath's (Men's Almshouses) Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To Almshouse Account (75) 258 15 9
£ s. d.
1881 Dec. 31. By proportion of one year's rent out of Hennand's Investment 258 15 9

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

Elizabeth Heather's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 8. To six poor widows of decayed housekcepers, 10l. each 60 0 0
" Advertising Gift 1 4 10
" Printing 3 1 9
64 6 7

N.B.—No charge for management.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 5. By half-year's dividend on 1,207l. 12s. 5d. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 18 2 3
April 5. " half-year's dividend on 635l. 15s. 3d. Three per Cent. Reduced Annuities, O.T.C.F. 9 10 8
July 5. " half-year's dividend on 635l. 15s. 3d. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 18 2 3
Oct. 5. " half-year's dividend on 635l. 15s. 3d. Three per Cent. Reduced Annuities, O.T.C.F. 9 10 8
Dec. 31. " deficit charged on the corporate funds of the Company 9 0 9
64 6 7

(Signed) Owen Roberts, Clerk to the Clothworkers' Company.

William Heron's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To law expenses 7 0 0
" Heron's heir 5 0 0
£ s. d.
" Clerkenwell Poor Gift 4 0 0
Surplus 68 16 11
72 16 11
" Church Gift 10 0 0
Surplus 172 2 4
182 2 4
" Highways Gift 8 0 0
Surplus 137 13 10
145 13 10
" St. Sepulchre's Poor Gift 4 0 0
Surplus 68 16 11
72 16 11
" Church Gift 10 0 0
Surplus 172 2 4
182 2 4
" St. Peter's College Gift 5 0 0
Surplus 86 1 2
91 1 2
" Union College Gift 5 0 0
Surplus 86 1 2
91 1 2
" Clothworkers' Company 263 18 4
1,113 13 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 1,113 13 0
1,113 13 0

William Hewer's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 5 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust on 100l. 5 0 0

William Hewett's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Sept. 29. To St. Thomas' Hospital 5 0 0
" Christ's Hospital 5 0 0
" St. Bartholomew's Hospital 5 0 0
" Exhibition at Cambridge (vide Account 76) 5 0 0
20 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By rentcharge issuing out of rents receivable under T. Hennand's Investment 20 0 0
20 0 0

Note.—The Company having increased all the Exhibitions in their Gift to 30l. charge themselves with the 25l. additional.

John Heydon's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Mar. 25. The Mercers' Company 3 6 8
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By Clothworkers' Company (100l. Loan Trust 3 6 8

Robert and Catherine Hilson's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Sept. 29. To poor of Stanmore Magna 1 6 8
Vide scheme for applying these Loan Trusts.
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By Clothworkers' Company (100l. Loan Trust) 1 6 8
Donations for the benefit of education (vide note on Account 8).

Robert Hitchins' Foundation.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 26. To sermon, &c. (vide scheme) 3 9 9
" 31. " parochial branch 96 0 0
" amount carried towards the education of the sons and daughters of freemen and women of the Clothworkers' Company 100 0 0
" payments to exhibitions 40 0 0
" balance in hand for elementary schools' exhibibitions in course of payment 532 0 0
771 9 9

N.B.—No charge for management.

Note.—Vide. scheme for applying for the advancement of education, the endowment of the above-mentioned charity, approved by the Charity Commissioners, 16 Dec. 1879.

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. By balance brought forward 448 0 0
Dec. 31. " proportion of one year's rent paid out of those received under Hennand's Investment 323 9 9
771 9 9

John Hobby's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 26. To amount paid to Mr. George Russell, Borstal Farm, Plumstead, being a moiety of marsh rate in lieu of Walscott, made 16 Sept. 1880 at 2s. 6d. in the £ on 216l. 13 10 0
£ s. d.
Aug. 2. " amount of law expenses relating to building agreement with M. W. Woodford, of property at Woolwich 55 15 6
Less received from Mr. Woodford 35 0 0
20 15 6
Dec. 31. " recoupment account re Plumstead Purchase (vide letter from Charity Commissioners, 16 March 1880) 25 0 0
£ s. d. £ s. d.
" Clothing Gift 60 0 0
Surplus 275 5 6
335 5 6
" Christ's Hospital Gift 60 0 0
Surplus 275 5 6
335 5 6
" Hobby's (Prisons) Appropriation Gift 50 0 0
Surplus 229 7 10
279 7 10
949 18 10
1,009 4 4

N.B.—No charge for management.

£ s. d.
1881. Oct. 5. By one year's dividend on 1,939l. 7s. 10d. Met. 3½ per Cent., O.T.C.F. 67 17 4
Dec. 25. " one year's rent of property at Woolwich, Plumstead, and Watford 795 10 0
" one year's ground rent of premises at West Hackney 145 17 0
1,009 4 4

Margaret Holligrave's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. To balance brought forward 81 10 8
Dec. 25. " St. Botolph, Aldgate 1 0 0
" St. Mary, Aldermary 1 0 0
" Poultry and Giltspur Street Compters, Ludgate and Newgate Prisons 1 0 0
poor clothworkers' pensions (Account 74) 320 0 0
master and wardens on St. Thomas' Eve 1 0 0
405 10 8

N.B.—No charge for management.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. By one year's rent from R. A. Riddell 363 3 9
" " " of premises at West Hackney 4 10 0
" balance carried forward 37 16 11
405 10 8

Thomas Hussey's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company and officers on St. Thomas' Eve 7 5 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By rentcharge paid out of T. Hennand's Investment 7 5 0

Alexander Iverie's Charity.

Vide Scheme for applying these Loan Trusts' Donations for the benefit of education (vide note on Account 8).

Margaret, Countess of Kent's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To Kent's almshouses (Account 75a (fn. 4)) 225 10 10
225 10 10
£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 5. By half-year's dividend on 600l. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 9 0 0
July 5. " half-year's dividend on 600l. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 9 0 0
Dec. 25. " one year's rent 207 10 10
225 10 10

William Lambe's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Mar. 25. To Stationers' Company (less property tax) 6 13 4
" St. John's College, Oxford, Lambe's Scholarship, one year 80 0 0
" expense attending the gift of shoes and blankets to 12 men and 12 women (vide Lambe's Chapel and Estate Act, 1872) 29 2 0
" Lambe's Islington Church 300 0 0
415 15 4

N.B.—There are sundry charges which the Company voluntarily place against their own corporate funds in connexion with the parish of St. James. Islington, amounting in 1881 to 484l. 4s. 8d.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By one year's rentcharge on premises in Wood Street Square 415 15 4
415 15 4

William Lambe's (Almshouse) Charity.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To amount bequeathed towards sustentation of almspeople 6 0 0

Note.—The Company expended 96l. 7s. 9d. in pensions to poor almspeople, repairs, &c., charging the surplus expenditure 90l. 7s. 9d., to their own corporate account.

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By dividend on 200l. Three per Cent. Consols (one year), O.T.C.F. 6 0 0

William Lambe's (Grammar School) Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To headmaster and usher 55 0 0
55 0 0

Note.—The Company's expenses attending the schools, including head master's salary, usher's salary, scholarships, rates, taxes, repairs, insurances, rent of playground, &c., amounting to 1,004l. 13s. 6d., the surplus, 949l. 13s. 6d., being charged against their own corporate account.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 5. By half-year's dividend on 1,000l. Consols, O.T.C.F. 15 0 0
" one year's rent of premises at Sutton Valence 40 0 0
55 0 0

The head master's salary made up to 243l. instead of 20l., original rentcharge now represented as above. The usher's salary made up to 121l. 10s. instead of 10l., original rentcharge now represented as above.

William Lambe's Visitation Charity.

£ s. d.
1881 Dec. 31. To amount bequeathed for visitation 11 0 0

Note.—The amount actually expended in and about the visitation of the school in July was 188l. 2s. 10d., the surplus, 177l. 2s. 10d., was charged against the corporate account of the Company. The examination is conducted by the Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By dividend (half-year) on 200l. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F 3 0 0
" one year's rent of premises at Sutton Valence 8 0 0
11 0 0

Samuel Lese's Charity.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. To balance brought forward 382 9 8
Mar. 25. " St. Andrew, Holborn 2 0 0
£ s. d.
July 30. " Chaplain for sermon 2 2 0
" " Expenses attending anniversary, as per will 1 13 0
3 15 0
Dec. 31. " Poor clothworkers' pension (Account 74) 144 0 0
" officers of the Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 1 5 0
533 9 8
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. By one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 220 15 0
" 31 " balance carried forward 312 14 8
533 9 8

N.B.—No charge for management.

Vide scheme for applying the Loan Trust Donations for the benefit of education. (Vide Note Account 8.)

John Lute's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To expenses attending the clothing of 12 men and 12 women, including gift of 21s. to each recipient 108 12 3
" amount carried to account re Lute's and Middlemore's new scheme, dated 21 Jan. 1878 24 15 9
133 8 0
£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 5. By half-year's dividend on 1,396l. 14s. 10d. Consols 20 19 0
July 5. " " " " 20 19 0
Dec. 25. " one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 91 10 0
133 8 0

Samuel Middlemore's Charity.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Oct. To clothing 10 men and 10 women, including gifts of 21s. to each recipient, say 33 0 0
" charges that have arisen in business 1 10 0
" preacher 0 13 4
" parish clerk and sexton 0 5 0
" junior wardens of the Company 1 0 0
" clerk and beadle 0 11 8
37 0 0
" poor of St. Clement's, Eastcheap 3 0 0
40 0 0

Note.—The sum of 110l. 1s. 1d. was actually expended in clothing, &c., including 40l. above, and 5l. from John Middlemore's will (Account 41). The Company made up the deficit, 65l. 1s. 1d., out of the corporate funds.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec.31. By dividends on Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 40 0 0
40 0 0

John Middlemore's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Oct. 18. To recipients of S. Middlemore's clothing (Account 40) 5 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By dividend on Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 5 0 0

Thomas Newnam's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To law expenses as taxed by the Charity Commissioners 173 14 10
" one year's pensions to 17 blind men and 17 blind women at 10l. per annum 340 0 0
" amount of expenses in connexion with the purchase of freehold ground rent at Hammersmith 151 8 7
665 3 5
£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. By balance brought forward 121 4 5
May 2. " pensions returned to Trust 5 0 0
July 5. " one year's dividend on 9,000l. Three per Cent. Consols 270 0 0
Dec. 25. " half-year's rent of premises at Hammersmith 191 5 0
" 31. " balance carried forward 77 14 0
665 3 5

Thomas Ormston's Charity.

Dr.

£ s. d.
1881. Mar. 25. To Bartholomew Exchange 3 0 0
June 24. " Bridewell Hospital 2 0 0
Sept. 29. " St. Bartholomew's Hospital 2 0 0
" Christ's Hospital 2 0 0
9 0 0

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. July 5. By dividend on 800l. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 9 0 0
9 0 0

John Osmotherlaw's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve 2 10 2
£ s. d.
1881. July 5. By one year's dividend on 83l. 12s. 6d. received through the O.T.C.F. 2 10 2

Lady Anne Packington's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To St. Dunstan's West, 4/16ths 257 0 0
" St. Botolph, Aldersgate, 8/16ths 514 0 0
" Clothworkers' Company, 4/16ths, in consideration of their pains and trouble in and about the execution of the Trust, and the Expenses incidentally attending the management of the estate 257 0 0
1,028 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By one year's rent of property at Islington 1,028 0 0
1,028 0 0

Lady Anne Packington's 2nd Charity.

Transferred to the Account of the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds at the Bank of England on 17th November 1866. (See Return for Year ended 31st December 1866.)

Sir William Peake's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Day 5 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By rentcharge received under Hennand's Investment 5 0 0

William Pennoyer's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 10 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By one year's rentcharge for Christ's Hospital 10 0 0

Edward Pilsworth's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Sept. 29. To parish of Shitlington 12 14 0
" Exhibition, Magdalen College, Oxford 5 0 0
17 14 0

Note.—The Company having increased all the Exhibitions in their gift to 30l., charge themselves with the 25l. additional.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By one year's dividend on 590l. 3 Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 17 4 0
17 14 0

Sir John Robinson's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To women in Kent's almshouses (see Account 75a) 12 0 0
£ s. d.
1881 Dec. 31. By rentcharge received under Hennand's Investment 12 0 0

John Rogers' Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve 31 10 6
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 21. By one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 31 10 6

Richard Staper's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve 5 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By rentcharge under T. Hennand's Investment 5 0 0

James Stoddart's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To St. Martin, Ironmonger Lane 2 10 0
" St. Olave, Jewry 1 10 0
4 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By Clothworkers' Company (100l. Loan Trust) 4 0 0
4 0 0

Vide scheme for applying these Loan Trust Donations for the benefit of education (see note on Account 8).

William Thwaytes' Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To one year's pensions to blind persons, 102 at 10l. each 1,020 0 0
1,020 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. July 5. By one year's dividend on 19,591l. 16s. 9d. Three per Cent. Consols, O.T.C.F. 587 15 0
Dec. 31. " amount charged against the corporate account 432 5 0
1,020 0 0

Sir Thomas Trevor's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To six poor women 6 0 0

N.B.—The Company paid 10l. to each of the six poor women, charging the extra 54l. to their own corporate account.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By rentcharge received under Hennand's Investment 6 0 0

James Trussell's Charity.

Dr.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Mar. 25. To Christ's Hospital 5 0 0
£ s. d.
" St. Faith's parish 3 0 0
" " parson 0 10 0
" " clerk and sexton 0 5 0
3 15 0
Dec. 31. " poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 8 8 0
17 3 0
St. Bride's 3 5 0

Note.—108l. 6s. 8d. was transferred 8 June 1877 to the St. Bride's Parochial Charities Fund, and the dividends thereon paid direct by the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds.

Cr.

£ s. d.
1881. July 5. By one year's dividend on 571l. 13s. 4d. Consols, O.T.C.F 17 3 0
17 3 0
3 5 0

John Watson's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25 To St. Mary, Aldermary 1 0 0
" casual relief, comprising donations of 3l. to poor freemen and freewomen, and in special cases of 5l. and 10l.; also for funerals 5l. and 10l. voted by the court 340 0 0
341 0 0
£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. By one year's rent of premises, Friday Street 140 0 0
" " " " West Hackney 154 0 0
Dec. 31. " amount charged to Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of poor Clothworkers 47 0 0
341 0 0

John Webb's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To W. Jackson and Co. for blankets distributed 39 7 6
" clothing 22 men and 22 women, including gift of 21s. to each recipient, refreshment to livery, sermon, and poor of st. Mary at Hill 283 6 4
" poor freemen in Heath's almshouses 465 0 1
" poor freewomen in Kent's " 286 10 2
(Vide Almshouse Account 75a.)
1,074 4 1

N.B.—No charge for management.

£ s. d.
1881. Feb. 11. By half-year's dividend from New River Company 522 0 9
Aug. 12. " " " " 522 3 4
1,074 4 1

Sir Godfrey Webster's Charity.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To artizan clothworkers (20 gifts at 21s. each) 21 0 0
1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. By interest paid to Trust on 700l. 21 0 0

John and Frances West's Charity (Artizan Clothworkers).

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 31. To poor of Company on St. Thomas' Eve (Account 73) 68 4 3
68 4 3
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Oct 10. By one year's fee-farm rent, manor of Sutton 9 0 0
less land tax 1 16 0
7 4 0
" one year's fee-farmrent, Michael Creech 17 7 1
less land tax and poundage 4 6 10
13 0 3
" one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 48 0 0
68 4 3

John and Frances West's Charity, No. 1.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. To one year's pensions to Christmas to blind at Newbury, Reading, London, &c., at 5l. per annum 230 0 0
" 31. " balance carried to Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 84 3 2
314 3 2
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Mar. 25. By one year's rent of premises in Cornhill and Lombard Street 5 19 8
Less land tax 1 0 0
4 19 8
Dec. 21. " pension returned to Trust 5 0 0
" 25. " one year's rent of premises at Hammersmith 282 3 6
" " " West Hackney 22 0 0
314 3 2

John and Frances West's Charity, No. 2.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. To one year's pensions to 70 blind persons, at 5l. per annum 350 0 0
350 0 0

N.B.—No charge for management.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 2. By pension returned to Trust 2 10 0
" one year's rent of premises in Old Street 275 0 0
" " " West Hackney 19 5 0
" balance charged to Trust for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 53 5 0
350 0 0

John and Frances West's Charity, No. 3.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. To one year's pensions to 82 blind persons, at 5l. per annum each 410 0 0
" balance carried to Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 125 3 0
535 3 0
£ s. d.
1881. Oct. 27. By pensions returned to Trust 2 10 0
Dec. 25. " one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 532 13 0
535 3 0

John and Frances West's Charity, No. 4.

Dr.

1881. £ s. d.
£ s. d.
Sept. 29. To Earl Somers, one year's quitrent on a tenement in the Poultry 0 10 0
Acquittance 0 0 8
0 10 8
Dec. 25. " one year's pensions to Christmas to 78 blind persons, at 5l. per annum each 390 0 0
" balance carried to Fund for General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 31 12 7
422 3 3

Cr.

1881. £ s. d.
May 2. By pension returned to Trust 2 10 0
Oct. 27. " " " 2 10 0
Dec. 25. " one year's rents as in Account 1866 362 13 3
" " at West Hackney 54 10 0
422 3 3

Frances West's Charity, No. 5.

1881. £ s. d.
June 17. To apprentice free re Mary Jane Stanley 21 0 0
" one year's pensions, 96 blind persons at 5l. 480 0 0
" Fund for General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 244 19 10
" balance carried forward 61 14 9
807 14 7

N.B.—No charge for management.

1881. £ s. d.
Jan. 1. By balance brought forward 24 4 7
Mar. 2. " pension returned to Trust 5 0 0
£ s. d.
Dec. 31. " one year's rent of premises at Ludgate Hill and Cannon Street 700 0 0
" one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 78 10 0
778 10 0
807 14 7

Frances West's Charity, No. 6.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 25. To one year's pension to blind inhabitants of Newbury, Reading, Twickenham, and London, 34 at 5l. per annum 170 0 0
" amount carried to Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 13 0 0
183 0 0

N.B.—No charge for management.

1881. £ s. d.
Jan. 6. By pension returned to Trust 2 10 0
Oct. 27. " " " " 2 10 0
Dec. 25. " one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 178 0 0
183 0 0

Frances West's Charity, No. 7.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 25. To pensions to poor blind persons at Henley 50 0 0
" amount carried to Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 16 0 0
66 0 0

N.B.—No charge for management.

1881. £ s. d.
Dec. 25. By one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 66 0 0
66 0 0

John West's Charity, No. 8.

1881. £ s. d.
Jan. 1. To amount brought forward 234 18 0
Dec. 31. " Reading school 66 11 1
301 9 1

N.B.—No charge for management.

1881. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Sept. 29. By one year's fee-farm rent 6 8
less land tax and poundage 1 6
5 2 3
Dec. 25. " one year's rent of premises at West Hackney 73 0 0
" balance carried forward 223 6 10
301 9 1

Roger Wilcox's Charity.

Vide scheme for applying these Loan Trusts Donations for the benefit of education. (See note, Account 81.)

George Neale Driver's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
July 11. To amount payable to poor freemen 10 0 0
Dec. 6. Crown rents 0 3 0
10 3 0
1881. £ s. d. £ s. d.
June 24. By one year's rent—T. Serle 4 14 2
" " " T. Jackson 5 8 3
10 2 5
" Clothworkers' Company 0 0 7
10 3 0

Elizabeth Love's Charity.

1881. £ s. d.
May 9. To cash, George Rawlinson, one year's gift 10 0 0
10 0 0
1881. £ s. d.
Oct. 5. By one year's dividend on 269l. 4s. 9d. Three per Cent. Reduced Annuities, O.T.C.F. 8 1 6
Dec. 31. " amount charged to Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind 1 18 6
10 0 0

Hobby's (Prison) Appropriation Scheme.

188 £ s. d.
June 22. To donations to Surgical Aid Society 31 10 0
Metropolitan Convalescent Instition 26 5 0
Elizabeth Fry Refuge 21 0 0
Metropolitan Discharged Prisoners Relief Con. 21 0 0
Royal Female Philanthropic Society 21 0 0
Royal Society for Assistance of Discharged Prisoners 52 10 0
Surrey Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society 25 0 0
Plumstead and Woolwich Schools 50 0 0
Watford 6 0 0
" balance carried forward 287 4 10
541 9 10
1881. £ s. d.
Jan. 1. By balance brought forward 262 2 0
Dec. 31. " J. Hobby's Trust 279 7 10
541 9 10

St. Thomas' Eve Distribution.

Dr.

£ s d.
1881. Dec. 20. To amount distributed to numerous poor freemen and widows in sums of 21s. each, together with certain fees prescribed for the Company's officers 298 19 0
298 19 0

Cr.

£ s. d. £ s d.
1881 Dec. 31. By sundry charities, viz.:—
Account 2, J. Bayworth 21 19 4
3, P. Blundell 3 7 0
10, F. Burton 1 0 0
11, P. Christian 44 0 0
15, W. Edwards 5 0 0
17, R. Farrington 3 0 0
25, W. Hewer 5 0 0
31, M. Holligrave 1 0 0
32, T. Hussey 7 5 0
38, S. Lese 1 5 0
44, J. Osmotherlaw 2 10 2
47, Sir W. Peake 5 0 0
48, W. Pennoyer 10 0 0
51, J. Rogers 31 10 6
52, R. Staper 5 0 0
56, J. Trussell 8 8 0
60, West's Artizans 68 4 3
223 9 3
" amount charged against the corporate funds of the Company 75 9 9
298 19 0

Poor Clothworkers' Pension Account.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To pensioners of the Company:—
Dixon's, at 20l. per annum cach 280 0 0
Lese's, at 24l. " " 144 0 0
Bayworth's, at 20l. " " 340 0 0
Christian's, at 12l. " " 96 0 0
Holligrave's, at 32l. " " 320 0 0
1,180 0 0
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By sundry charities, viz.:—
No. 2, J. Bayworth's 340 0 0
11, P. Christian's 96 0 0
14, T. Dixon's 280 0 0
31, M. Holligrave's 320 0 0
38, S. Lese's 144 0 0
1,180 0 0
1,180 0 0

Heath's Almshouses for Men.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. To cost of almshouses for the year, including allowance of 20s., 16s., and 12s. per week to 10 inmates 735 15 10
735 15 10
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By sundry charities:—
Account 1, S. Aaron's 10 0 0
22, J. Heath's 258 15 9
58, J. Webb's 465 0 0
735 15 10
735 15 10

Kent's Almshouses for Women.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. To balance brought forward 152 17 6
" cost of almshouses for the year, including allowance of 10s. per week each to seven inmates, and wages to porter, coals, water, rates, and medical attendance, &c. 480 3 8
633 1 2
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By sundry charities:—
1, S. Aaron's 2 0 0
34, Countess of Kent's 225 10 10
50, J. Robinson's 12 0 0
58, J. Webb's 286 10 2
526 1 0
" balance carried forward 107 0 2
633 1 2

The Exhibition Fund of the Company.

£ s. d.
1881. Dec. 25. To exhibitions to five poor scholars at Oxford and Cambridge as under:— £ s. d.
B. Burnell's Oxford, 1 year 30 0 0
1 term 10 0 0
J. Heath's, Oxford, 1 year 30 0 0
" Camb. 1 year 25 0 0
1 term 10 0 0
W. Hewitt's, Camb., ½ year 12 10 0
1 term 10 0 0
E. Pilsworth's, Oxford, Magdalene College ½ year 12 10 0
1 term 10 0 0
150 0 0
150 0 0
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1881. Dec. 31. By sundry charities, viz.:—
7, B. Burnell's 5 0 0
21, J. Heath's, Oxford 2 10 0
Camb. 2 10 0
26, W. Hewitt's 5 0 0
49, E. Pilsworth's 5 0 0
20 0 0
" balance from the Company's own funds 130 0 0
150 0 0

The Loan Funds of the Company.

In pursuance of a scheme approved by Her Majesty in Council, 26th March 1878, whereby the amount of these funds was made applicable for the purpose of education, and the transfer of the amount to the North London Collegiate and Camden Schools for Girls sanctioned, the sum of 1,716l, 14s. 4d. was accordingly paid over on the 23rd July 1878, together with a further sum of 1,883l. 5s. 8d. out of the Company's own corporate funds, making a total of 3,100l.

Fund for the General Relief and Welfare of the Blind.

£ s. d.
1881. Jan. 1. To balance brought forward 867 9 7
" 6. " cash, 20 supplemental pensions 50 0 0
April 8. " " J. Gamon 1 5 0
June 22. " " 4 supplimental pensions 10 0 0
Dec. 23. " " 30 " " 75 0 0
Dec. 31. " deficiencies on—
No. 71, E. Love's Trust 1 18 6
" 62, West, No. 2 53 5 0
55 3 6
1,058 18 1
£ s. d.
1881. Feb. 8. By pension returned to account 2 10 0
" sundry Trust balances—
£ s. d.
Account 61, West, No. 1 84 3 2
" 63, " " 3 125 3 0
" 64. " " 4 31 12 7
" 65, " " 5 244 19 10
" 66, " " 6 13 0 0
" 67, " " 7 16 0 0
514 18 7
" balance carried forward due to the Company, repayable out of future increased income, consequent on re-investments, &c. at West Hackney 1,058 18 1

LONDON: Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty. For Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Footnotes

  • 1. This is part of a larger sum, and the figures represent the portion applicable to this Foundation.
  • 2. Note.—The rents are received by Christ's Hospital, and are accounted for up to Michaelmas annually.
  • 3. Official Trustees of Charitable Funds.
  • 4. Note.—It will be seen on reference to 75 Account that the cost of the almshouses during the year was 480l. 3s. 8d.