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Victoria County History
A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11: Bisley and Longtree Hundreds
N M Herbert, R B Pugh (Editors), A P Baggs, A R J Jurica, W J Sheils
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'Sapperton: Charities for the poor', A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11: Bisley and Longtree Hundreds (1976), pp. 99. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19057 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.
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CHARITIES FOR THE POOR.
founder of the sermon charity mentioned above, also
gave 3s. 4d. a year to be distributed to the poor. (fn. 81)
By 1826 this charity had become known as Townsend's charity from the family which later owned
Butler's estate. (fn. 82) John Calfway left £6 for the poor
but it was lost in the late 17th century. (fn. 83) The bread
charity of Louisa Atkyns, mentioned above, had an
income of £18 from the Duntisbourne Abbots
estate in 1750, (fn. 84) and £53 in the 1820s when 6s.worth of bread was distributed each week and the
remainder applied in bread at Christmas. (fn. 85) It
continued to be distributed in bread in 1971. (fn. 86)
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