Ifield: Charities for the poor

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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A P Baggs, C R J Currie, C R Elrington, S M Keeling, A M Rowland, 'Ifield: Charities for the poor', in A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3, Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) Including Crawley New Town, ed. T P Hudson( London, 1987), British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/sussex/vol6/pt3/p73 [accessed 13 July 2024].

A P Baggs, C R J Currie, C R Elrington, S M Keeling, A M Rowland, 'Ifield: Charities for the poor', in A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3, Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) Including Crawley New Town. Edited by T P Hudson( London, 1987), British History Online, accessed July 13, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/sussex/vol6/pt3/p73.

A P Baggs, C R J Currie, C R Elrington, S M Keeling, A M Rowland. "Ifield: Charities for the poor". A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3, Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) Including Crawley New Town. Ed. T P Hudson(London, 1987), , British History Online. Web. 13 July 2024. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/sussex/vol6/pt3/p73.

CHARITIES FOR THE POOR.

An unknown donor was reported in 1868 to have given an 11s. 6d. rent charge, spent on the general uses of the poor. No more is known of it. By will proved 1861 John Wood left £95 12s. 4d. stock, providing £2 17s. 4d. c. 1868 and £2 7s. 8d. in the 1960s, for the poor. It was given in bread in the 1860s; a Scheme of 1954 provided that the accumulated surplus, then £46, be invested, and permitted gifts in money or in kind. (fn. 1)

Footnotes

  • 1. Char. Digest Suss. H.C. 433 (20), pp. 14-15 (1867-8), lii (2); Char. Com. Scheme, 5 Nov. 1954; Char. Com. files.