A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3, Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) Including Crawley New Town. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1987.
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CHARITY FOR THE POOR.
Cecilia Heald (d. 1735) left for bread for the poor at Easter either £35 (fn. 1) or £26 which accumulated because the charity was not distributed until 1766. (fn. 2) The interest in 1818 and 1835 was £1 15s. (fn. 3) Between 1887 and 1905 reinvestment of the capital evidently reduced the amount distributed to c. £1, (fn. 4) and in the 1980s the charity was allowed to accumulate for distribution every few years in bread rolls at the Easter communion. (fn. 5)