Letter book of the clerks of the charity, 1918-1920. Only first 82 folios used.
James Ravenscroft's Charity Letter Book
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- ReferenceGB 103 MS ADD 346
- Dates of Creation1918-1920
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
James Ravenscroft's Charity, or the Chancel Estate, was founded by James Ravenscroft (the founder of Jesus Hospital in Chipping Barnet parish, Hertfordshire), who by deed dated 28 April, 1679, granted funds to trustees to repair and maintaining the monument of Thomas Ravenscroft and Thomasine his wife (the donor's father and mother) in the chancel of Chipping Barnet church, and also in repairing and maintaining the chancel, the vestry, and the fabric and furniture of the church.
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