St Clement Danes Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

13th July 1787 - 6th August 1795

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Image 104 of 3561st October 1789

Person had been put into the Almshouse and that they
should investigate samebut before the Churchwarden
was called upon to put the Question by the Motion being
seconded-some desultory Conversation having taken place

A Motion was made by Mr. Hitchon and
was seconded by Mr. Stone that the Churchwarden
be requested by Vestry to desire the Trustees of the Holborn
Estate to call a Meeting and examine before their
Board into the Qualifications of the several Almswomen
now in the Almshouses and report the result of last
their Examinations to the next Vestryand the
Question being put. Orderd accordingly nem. con.
Directions were therefore given to the Vestry Clerk by
the Churchwarden to call a Meeting of the Trustees
of the Holborn Estate for the purpose aforesaid in
Thursday Evening next

Application was made on behalf of a Boy the
for of Mr- Bennicott a Parishour stating that
his Motherland provided a proper Master to place
him out Apprentice to, and that the Master was
willing to take him if she could raise a [..]
of five pounds, and requesting that the Vestry
would grant her same and the Question being
put whether the same should be allowed or not,
it was negatived by a considerable Majority and
Ordered that the Overseers do act in then Disnetion
not apprenting him not in such way nothing think

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