White Colne: Charities for the poor

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10, Lexden Hundred (Part) Including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2001.

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, 'White Colne: Charities for the poor', in A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10, Lexden Hundred (Part) Including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe, (London, 2001) pp. 139. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/essex/vol10/p139 [accessed 22 May 2024].

. "White Colne: Charities for the poor", in A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10, Lexden Hundred (Part) Including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe, (London, 2001) 139. British History Online, accessed May 22, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/essex/vol10/p139.

. "White Colne: Charities for the poor", A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10, Lexden Hundred (Part) Including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe, (London, 2001). 139. British History Online. Web. 22 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/essex/vol10/p139.

CHARITIES FOR THE POOR.

Before 1778 a 2-a. field in the north-west corner of the parish, later called Town field, was given to the poor, perhaps by a member of the Gurliphant or Gurlivance family who lived in the parish in the 16th century. In 1816 the annual income was £1 10s.; in 1836, £3 which was carried to the poor rate. (fn. 1) No further record of the charity has been found.

Footnotes

  • 1. Lamb. Pal. Libr., Lowth papers 4; E.R.O., Q/RSr 1; 32nd. Rep. Com. Char. H.C. 108, p. 643 (1837-8), xxv; cf. E.R.O., D/ACR 1, f. 166; D/ACR 2, ff. 159v.-160; D/ACR 3, f. 14v.; ibid. D/CT 104.