Frocester: Charities

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A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 10, Westbury and Whitstone Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1972.

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Ralph Bigland, the herald and antiquary (d. 1784), gave £100 for the poor of Frocester; land purchased in Coaley produced £5 in 1827. A provision that 20s. of the income should be used for a dinner for the distributors on the donor's wedding day was never apparently observed. (fn. 1) In 1968 no distribution had been made for several years. (fn. 2)


  • 1. 16th Rep. Com. Char. 68.
  • 2. Ex inf. Mr. Price.