Material relating to the Drury Lane Theatrical Fund

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

This folder contains various items relating to the Drury Lane Theatrical Fund, including a copy of the Parliamentary Act of Corporation issued for the Fund on 26 October 1775; a certificate of appreciation issued on 15 January 1806 to John Moody Esq., signed by the members of the Committee of the Drury Lane Theatrical Fund and sealed with the Fund’s Seal of Corporation; receipts for donations to the Fund; programmes relating to the Fund’s Anniversary Dinner. Also includes a letter relating to a Free Masons meeting at the Globe Lodge dated 14 March 1850 (William Bennett mentioned as a member of the Lodge). The certificate has been catalogued on Search the Collections with the Museum number: S.761-2014.