Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minutes of the Court of Governors

26th April 1781 - 12th July 1792

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Image 206 of 51417th February 1785

Continued Thursday 17th. February 1785


Robert Williams< no role > Esqr Birchin Lane Benjn. Kidney< no role > Esqr .


Mr. James Phillips< no role > Tower Street Mr. Aldn . Wilkes


Robert Raynsford< no role > Esqr .Charlotte Street Rathbone Place Sr . Walter Rawlinson< no role > .


Joseph Grove< no role > Esqr .Cock Street Richd. Ray< no role > Esqr .


Joseph Pickering< no role > Esqr .Great Queen Street Tobias Pickering< no role > Esqr .


Richd. Shubrick< no role > Esqr .Clayhill Enfield Thos. H Littler< no role > Esqr .


Thos. Crawley Boway< no role > Esqr Flaxney Abbey Gloucester Line.Sr . Char. Barrow< no role >

Govnr. nominated referred
to the House Committee
to report

It is Ordered that the Consideration of this
Nomination be referred to the Committee of this
House who are desired to make their Report thereon to
this Court.

Waring Tho< no role > . Revd . John< no role > Mr.
Blackford Thomas
James Mordock
< no role > and
Whipham Thomas< no role >
Elected Governors

At this Court The Revd . John Waring< no role > M. A . of
Marylebone Street St. James's Thomas Blackford< no role > of Lombard
Street Esqr . Murdock James< no role > of Serjeants Inn Fleet Street Esquire
and Mr. Thomas Whipham< no role > of Fleet Street were unanimously
Elected Governors of these Hospitals And It is Ordered that
Staves be sent them forthwith.

Lambert Edward< no role > his Legacy
of 100 reported

Mr. Treasurer Reported that Edward Lambert< no role > late of
the parish of Saint George the Martin in the County of
Middlesex Esqr . had by his Will Dated 23d. January 1785 given
One hundred pounds to Bethlem Hospital

Strachan James< no role > his Benefaction
to 50 reported

The Right Honble Lord Mayor Treasurer reported that
he had received of James Strachan< no role > of Mincing Lane Esqr . 50
for the Use of Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals it was
moved and Seconded that the thanks of this Court be given
to Mr. Strachan for his kind and Charitable Donation which is
unanimously Ordered and that the Clerk do signify the sense of
this Court respecting such his Benefaction

and proposed as a Governor

James Strachan< no role > of Mincing Lane Esqr . being proposed by the
Right Honble Lord Mayor Treasurer to be Elected a Governor of these
Hospitals It is Ordered that such Election shall be determined by a Majority
of Votes at the next General Court and that Notice of such intended
Election be inserted in the Summon's for such Court

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