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Papers on Greenwich charities, 1855 - 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/496

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning various Greenwich charities, largely devoted to the notices of meetings for the Roan's Hatcliffe and Jubliee Charities and the distribution of alms. There are reports on the Roan's Charity schools; a copy of William Hatcliffe's will of 1520 and its implementation; candidates and rules for the qualification of residency in almshouses; notices of tenures for leaseholds; accounts of the Greenwich, Lewisham and Lee Savings Bank; and the payment and account books of the Royal Observatory to the Lancashire Distress Fund.


  • Creation: 1855 - 1868


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2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:46:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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