St Clement Danes Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

13th July 1787 - 6th August 1795

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Image 109 of 3569th October 1789

the Examination of Dorothy Drummond< no role >
as follows Vizt.

That she was aged eighty Yearsthe
she was married to John Drummond< no role > her la [..]
husband at the parish church of Saint Brides
Fleet Street London about 60 Years Ago that
her said Husband was by Trade a Clogmaker
that her said Husband and the lived together in
Lion street [..] Holborn for some times and he do [..]
there that after his death she went to lives with
her Daughter who was married and kept a fo [..]
House in Clare Court in this Parish her da [..]
Husband being incapaciated from managing his
Business and continued with her for five or
years that she never Rented any House in the
Parish (save as above stater and that Mr. Hitchon
the then Churchwarden of this parish put her into
Almshouse about twenty seven years Ago-That
she came from her said Daughters House
the Almshouse

Such Examination being read and the mat [..]
being difenssed the Question was put by the
Churchwarden, Whether the said Dorothy Drum< no role > [..]
was under such Examinations properly qualif [..]
to have been nominated and put into the Almshouse
of this Parish or not.-and; resolved; that [..]
was not duly qualified; by a Considerable major [..]
It appearing that Dorothy Drummond< no role > had been
Almshouse for so long a time and the same being tak [..]

Mr. Bird moved and was seconded by Mr. Sumner
that in Consideration of her great age and having be
long in the Almshouse unmolested she should be a [..]
there, and the Question being put there or it was
carried in the Affirmativenem: cons:

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