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Chedzoy: Charities for the poor

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A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6, andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishes). Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1992.

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CHARITIES FOR THE POOR.

Charity Norris (d. 1812) gave £100 the income from which was distributed to about 50 people before 1866. In 1856 Dinah Ritchie provided for a coal or bread distribution and in 1875 Charity Boon and Grace Callow left money to the poor. (fn. 1) The combined income was distributed to the elderly in 1987. (fn. 2)

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  • 1. Char. Com. files.
  • 2. Local inf.