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Correspondence on charities, 1874 - 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/245

Scope and Contents

(1) Correspondence relating to the Charity Organisation Society's Meetings, 1906-1921

Letters and postcards concerning the date of the October meeting, 1906.

Calling card from Miss M.N. Johnson, the Society's secretary, 1906.

Invitation card to the 24 October meeting, 1906.

Report from the Charity Organisation Society, Greenwich Committee, for the year ending 30 September 1915.

Report from the Charity Organisation Society, Greenwich Committee, for the year ending 30 September 1918.

Report from the Charity Organisation Society, Greenwich Committee, for the year ending 30 September 1919.

Statement of receipts and payments from Greenwich charities for the year ending 31 December 1918, compiled 1919.

Letter to F.W. Dyson from the Charity Organisation Society requesting him to give one or more lectures to aid the Charity Organisation Society in raising funds, 1920.

Letter from E. Fairy to F.W. Dyson requesting Dyson's help in finding employment, 1921.

(2) Correspondence regarding Roan's Charity, 1874-1921

Letters to Sir George Airy concerning the establishment of the Roan Charity School for Girls, 1878.

Paper on a scheme for the management of the Roan Charity School, 1874, in reply to the above letters.

Invitation card to the opening of the Roan School for Girls, 1878.

Prospectus from the Roan School for Girls, 1878.

Abstract of accounts from the Roan's Charity for the year 1874, compiled 1875.

Undated prospectus from the Roan School for Boys.

Pamphlet advertising the fourteenth annual distribution of prizes at the Roan School for Boys, 1891.

Report from the School's examiner on the Roan School for Boys in 1890.

Letter to F.W. Dyson concerning the W.F. Batley legacy, 1921.

(3) Correspondence concerning Hatcliffe's Charity, 1878-1896

Notices of meetings, 1878-1896.

Letters concerning Christie becoming a feoffee, 1888.

Undated card and letters soliciting votes on behalf of Mrs Hope at the time of a vacancy arising at one of the almshouses.

Application form for an almshouse, 1888.

Notices of the election of an 'inmate' to the Hatcliffe's Charity almshouses, 1889-1896.

List of candidates for a pension from Hatcliffe's Charity 1891.

Application form for a pension from Hatcliffe's Charity, 1882.

Notice of the election of a pensioner, 1891.

Report from the Almshouses Committee on their condition, 1892.

List of candidates for residence at the Hatcliffe's Charity almshouses, 1893-1894.

(4) Correspondence regarding Jubilee Almshouses, 1878-1901

Copied accounts of the Jubilee Charity for 1878, written c. 1879.

Notices of meetings, 1878-1895.

Correspondence between G.B. Airy and H. Major on papers relating to the Trinity Hospital, 1878.

Deputations regarding 'inmates' for the almshouses, 1878-1879.

Paper from the Charity Commission concerning the removal of Airy from the body of Trustees of the Jubilee Almshouses due to non-attendance at meetings, 1879.

Paper from the Charity Commission concerning a scheme for the regulation of the Jubilee Almshouses, 1880.

Printed papers regarding the rebuilding of the Jubilee Almshouses in the year of Queen Victoria's Jubilee, 1887.

Deputations regarding 'inmates' for the Almshouses, 1891.

Paper from the Charity Commission concerning the election of Christie to the body of Trustees of the Jubilee Almshouses, 1891.

List of candidates for the vacant Jubilee Almshouse No.20, 1891.

Deputations regarding 'inmates' for the Almshouses, 1892.

Application form for a Jubilee Almshouse, 1891.

Printed paper, 1892, concerning the rebuilding of four Jubilee Almshouses not restored in 1887.

Deputation regarding 'inmates' for the Almshouses, 1894.

Appeal from the Jubilee Almshouses, 1894, for a subscription to pay off the debt left by rebuilding four houses in 1888.

List of candidates for the vacant Jubilee Almshouse No.3, 1894.

Deputations regarding 'inmates' for the Almshouses, 1894-1895.

Application form for a Jubilee Almshouse, 1894.

Deputations regarding 'inmates' for the Almshouses, 1899-1901.



































































































Dates

  • 1874 - 1921

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

X1, X4, X5

Use of language in the catalogue description

The catalogue has retained original historic language that may be offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. In order to reflect the original context of creation, such historic language has not been edited or replaced. The term ‘inmate’ used on the forms and notices in this file is outdated and was used to refer to residents of the Almshouses. It has therefore been placed in inverted commas by the cataloguer.

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:51:35+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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