An Account of Certain Charities: Containing a Catalogue of Several Benefactors, who Have Given Or Left Anything to Pious and Charitables [sic] Uses, ... in Tyndale-Ward, in the County of Northumberland. Made at Easter, 1713. Also, Copies and Abstracts of Several Bequests and Settlements, ... To which is Added, a Brief Account and Description of the Parish ... of Hexham, in the County Aforesaid

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John White, (for the author,) and sold by him at his house, 1713 - 77 pages
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Page 1 - ... LECTURESHIP Was founded out of part of the legacy of Mr. Richard Fishborne, citizen and mercer, of London, but originally of Huntingdon. This gentleman by his last will and testament, dated March 30th, 1625, amongst a great many legacies for pious and charitable purposes, amounting to the sum of 11,000 and upwards, did give and bequeath to the wardens and commonalty of the mystery of mercers of the city of London 2,800 to purchase two or more parsonages, rectories, or church livings, anciently...
Page 6 - Hexham town. 1693. Margaret Broadly, widow, left 10 to the friends of William Wilkinson, if they should come for it within seven years (which they did not) then to be let out for the use of the poor, and the interest distributed among them yearly, on the llth of November.
Page 17 - He hath for his Salary half a Day's Wage of every Workman every Month ; which in the time of Peace, when thefe Lead-Mines did fiourim, amounted to between 70 /. and 80 /. a Year.
Page 11 - People who reforted thither to Divine Service, in the Year following, 1695, there was an Augmentation made thereunto by Subfcriptions j but none of thefe, nor the former Subfcrib^rs, exceeding Twenty Shillings a Piece, it's thought fufficient.
Page 24 - Doat. i677,did give and bequeath ten pounds a Year, for and towards the keeping of a Free-School, to be paid out...

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