Bawdrip: Charities for the poor

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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A P Baggs. M C Siraut, 'Bawdrip: Charities for the poor', A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6, Andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishes), (London, 1992), pp. 191. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/som/vol6/p191b [accessed 21 June 2024].

A P Baggs. M C Siraut. "Bawdrip: Charities for the poor", in A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6, Andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishes), (London, 1992) 191. British History Online, accessed June 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/som/vol6/p191b.

Baggs, A P. Siraut, M C. "Bawdrip: Charities for the poor", A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6, Andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishes), (London, 1992). 191. British History Online. Web. 21 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/som/vol6/p191b.

CHARITIES FOR THE POOR.

Elizabeth Stradling in 1805 and Grace Callow by will proved 1875 each left £100 for the poor. Dinah Ritchie gave £100 in 1856 for bread and coal and Frances Stribbling Warren provided £50 for bread, both distributed on Christmas Eve. (fn. 1) Distribution had ceased by the 1980s. (fn. 2)

Footnotes

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