Shifford
Charities for the poor

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Victoria County History

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Alan Crossley, C R J Currie (Editors), A P Baggs, Eleanor Chance, Christina Colvin, C J Day, Nesta Selwyn, S C Townley

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1996

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'Shifford: Charities for the poor', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 13: Bampton Hundred (Part One) (1996), pp. 110. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=15960 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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CHARITIES FOR THE POOR.

Robert Veysey, by will proved 1666, left £10 for a yearly dole to 8 poor of Shifford and Chimney. (fn. 66) William Farr of Brighthampton, by will proved 1691, left £5 at interest to the poor of Shifford, (fn. 67) and Thomas Horde, by will proved 1716, gave a £6 rent charge and £10 for apprenticing 2 boys or girls. (fn. 68) All were lost by 1787. (fn. 69) A bequest by E. W. Harcourt (d. 1891) to Shifford chapelry was divided in 1892 between Old and New Shifford (£12), Chimney (£2), and Brighthampton (£11). (fn. 70)

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66 P.R.O., PROB 11/322, f. 363v.
67 Ibid. PROB 11/403, f. 184v.
68 Ibid. PROB 11/551, ff. 252v.-253.
69 Char. Don. 970-1.
70 Shifford vestry and P.C.C. mins. 1859-1976 (in custody of vicar and par. officers), 16 May 1892.