Wormingford: Charities for the poor

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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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The parish shared in Thomas Love's charity. (fn. 1) The yearly income in 1863 was £2 10s. (fn. 2) James Robinson, by indenture of 1832, required his executors to buy stock yielding £35 a year of which £10 was to provide the poor with coal at a reduced price, and £15 to buy blankets and winter clothing for the most needy. By will proved 1835 he left the yearly interest on £500 to the poor. (fn. 3) A Scheme of 1975 combined the two charities as the Love and Robinson Trust. The income in 1994 was £287. (fn. 4)


  • 1. Above, Little Horkesley, Charities.
  • 2. White's Dir. Essex (1863), 147.
  • 3. 32nd Rep. Com. Char. pp. 652-3.
  • 4. Char. Com. file.