Furtho - Catalogue of records of Arnold Charity - FXII/64-73

Original documents lodged in Northants Records Office. The original transcriber has anglicised words and modernised punctuation. They use ' to indicate uncertain spelling. There may be typing errors. A subsequent researcher has corrected in parts. [ ] are used to clarify this transcription.

1819 - 1834

Papers concerning the operation of the Charity in Stony Stratford E & W

Note of the apprentices E side 1819-1820
Donation list to the poor W side 1824
Note of the apprentices W side 1824-1825
accounts for apprenticing W side 1830-1833
Correspondence etc. of John Atkins, Overseer of E side about an apprentice 1833-1834
Copy letter to Churchwardens of Stony Stratford with instructions
for the proper operation of the Charity there.
Feb 1834
Letter Willam Salter, Stony Stratford, about an apprentice whose
binding seems not in accordance with the Charity's wishes and copy reply.
Feb 1834


1834 - 1880

Appointments to read Divine Service in Church of Stony Stratford pursuant to Arnold's will

A. Revd.Charles Kipling  30 Apr 1834
1 Revd. W. H. Bond  11 Jan 1842
2 Revd. C. M. Christie 21 Sep 1851
3 Revd. J. B. Ansted 14 Jan 1858
4 Revd. W. T. Sankey Jul 1859 (altered in pencil to
4a Revd. G. W. Corker 1875
5 Revd. W. G. Corker 1 Jun 1875
6 Revd. J. M. Lester 27 Dec 1880


List of person in St. Giles Northampton to whom it is proposed to give Charity money for the year 1836.

9 July 1838

Letter,Vicar of Potterspury to Trustees, being a petition for an advancement by the Trustees of the stipends of the incumbents of Stony Stratford and Potterspury.

10 Jan. 1846

Letter, Revd. W. H. Bond, Stony Stratford, re the lack of applicants from Stony Stratford and the reasons, and other matters re the Charity and Stony Stratford.

5 March 1949


Case for opinion of Counsel and opinion (2 copies)

Concerning: application of Charity to persons affected by the provision of 9/10 Vict. cap. 66 of immovability after 5 years residence; the legality of master and apprentice in the same parish; investment of accumulated funds.

With copy of 62.

after 13 Oct. 1849

Printed copy of a letter which appeared in the Northampton Mercury for 13 Oct., 1849, from "Investigation" deploring the lack of investigation into the disposal if any, of the accumulated funds of the Charity. This copy is in the form of a poster directed to the notice of the inhabitants of Stony Stratford.

1851 - 1867

Bundle, mainly of lists of the recipients of Charity benefactions in the various parishes, with a few other letters concerning apprenticeships, etc.

24 Sept. 1853
Memorial of the incumbents of Potterspury and Stony Stratford requesting that the two benefices share in the annual surplus of the Charity funds.


21 June 1883

Petition to the Trustees by the inhabitants of Upper Heyford (26 sigs)

Asking that up to £200 of Charity funds accumulated through lack of applications for apprenticeship be spent on erecting a Parish Room in Upper Heyford, as that parish has no church of its own and is ½ mile from Lower Heyford making attendance difficult especially during floods, etc., of late years.

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