Norton Mandeville: Charities

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A History of the County of Essex: Volume 4, Ongar Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1956.

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John Cooch Caton, by will proved 1896, left £50 in trust for the maintenance of his grave. Any balance was to be distributed in bread to the deserving poor at Christmas each year. The first bequest was void under the rule against perpetuities. In 1933-4 the dividend of 19s. 4d. was distributed in bread to 28 people. (fn. 1)


  • 1. Char. Com. files.