Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minutes of the Court of Governors

12th January 1738 - 4th April 1751

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Image 463 of 52422nd December 1749

Continued Friday 22d. Decr. 1749

dd 147

FrostWm< no role > . P Lord Mayor being Charged on the Oath of Thos.
< no role > for being a loose Disorderly P Son & makeing great Disturbance
in the Night time pretending to be mad.


Peterson Penelope< no role > P Robert Alsop< no role > Esqr . being Charged on the Oath
of William Rogers< no role > for being a Comon Night Walker & Picking up Then
in the Night time & having no Visible way of living

dd. 150

RaynerWilliam< no role > P Edw Ironsides< no role > Esqr . being Charged on the
Oath of Jeremiah Mascall< no role > one of the Constables of Custom house
Key with pilfering out of a Cart in Thames Street a Small Parcell of
Raisins the property of George Warner< no role > Grocer at the Carrer of Bull
Wharfe in Thames Street



At this Court the following poor boys were Ordered to be put out
Apprentices at the nomination of the Governors herein after Named Vizt

GaleWilliam< no role > to Mr. BarnhamSr . Wm. Richardson< no role >
LipscombJames< no role > to Mr. SharpeMr President
BriggsJames< no role > to Mr. SmithMr. B Backwell
ClementsHenry< no role > to Mr. GrinwellEdwd Umfreville< no role > Esqr
MorsonJohn< no role > to Mr. DellMr. S. Bridgman.

Govrs.Wynn Mark Esqr
Hayton Wm. Esqr

Ordered That Staves be sent to the following Gentleman as Governors of
these Hospital ViztMark Winn< no role > Esqr . in Great Russell Street Bloomsbury and
William Hayton< no role > Esqr in Esex Street, Strand

Govs. reced Charge

At this Court the Charge was read to Francis Capper< no role > Esqr . & Thos Musgrave< no role > Esqr .
as Governors of these Hospitals

Surgens Clause in
Bethlem trade}

This Court being Acquainted that 5 had been Demanded by the Surgeon of
Bethlem Hospital of the Securitys for Margaret Davy< no role > a Patient who dyed there the 4th
Instant for the Cure of a Wound She had on her Body at the himself She was received into
the Hospital the 21st. of Janry last It is Ordered That it be referred to The Grand Comittee
of Bethlem Hospital to Consider the Clause in the Bond given on the Admission of
Patients To Pay to The Surgeon of the Hospital at all Such Money as Shall be due to him
or as he Shall reason ably require for the Cure of any wound which the Patient had at
the time of Admission and to report their Opinion to the next Court whether or no the
Said Clause Should be Contained.


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