Local Endowed Charities (London)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains reports and schemes regarding Local Endowed Charities (charities which have some assets held on trust for investment (capital)) in various boroughs of South London.

Administrative / Biographical History

Schemes are legal documents by which the Charity Commision may amend, replace or amplify a charity's governing document.

Conditions Governing Access

Open except for records restricted under the Data Protection Act. Please contact the University Archives Centre for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Custodial History

Edric Bayley, who was a Solicitor in Southwark and who founded the South London Polytechnic Council and Borough Polytechnic Institute, collected and created the documents in this collection because of a personal interest in the Local Endowed Charities of the Old Borough of London.