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Local Endowed Charities

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2110 LEC
Held at: London South Bank University
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Full title: Local Endowed Charities
Date(s): 1890-1970
Level of description: Fonds level
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): House of Commons
Charity Commission
Bayley, Edric
Johnson, J A
St Olave, St Thomas and St John United Charities
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School Foundation
Borough Market Trustees
Langston, L M
Parish of St Saviour Southwark
British and Foreign School Society
Newington Charity Organisation Committee
St Saviour's Charity Organisation Committee
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Schemes are legal documents by which the Charity Commision may amend, replace or amplify a charity's governing document.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Local Endowed Charities, which comprises;
LEC/1 Parish of Newington, St Mary, 1898-1915;
LEC/2 Parish of Rotherhithe, 1894-1913;
LEC/3 Parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark, 1896-1899;
LEC/4 Parishes of St Olave, St Thomas Southwark and St John, Horsleydown, 1892-1897;
LEC/5 Parish of St Saviour (including Liberty of the Clink), 1895-1916;
LEC/6 Parish of Christchurch, 1894-1901;
LEC/7 Parish of Lambeth, 1893-1910;
LEC/8 The One Hundred and Tenth Report of the British and Foreign School Society, 1915;
LEC/9 An Account of the Charitable Endowments (other than Educational) of the Borough of Southwark, 1904;
LEC/10 Borough and School Board of Southwark - Properties and Charities of Parishes, c.1890;
LEC/11 Parish of Bermondsey, 1890-1905;
LEC/12 Parish of Camberwell, Endowed Charities (County of London) Report, 1900;
LEC/13 Letter regarding Endowed Charities in South London and Schemes for thier Administration, 1917;
LEC/14 Parish of Southwark, 1901-1970;
LEC/15 Scheme for the South London Museum and Free Library Fund , London, 1898;
LEC/16 Scheme for Certain Charities Regulated by Schemes under the City of London Parochial Charities Act and the Endowed Schools Acts, 1897.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

The collection is catalogued.

Conditions governing access:

The collection is available to the public, except for records restricted under the Data Protection Act. Please contact the University Archives Centre for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Reproduction is at the discretion of University Archives Centre staff.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Edric Bayley, who was a Solicitor in Southwark and who founded the South London Polytechnic Council and Borough Polytechnic Institute (now London South Bank University), collected and created the documents in this collection because of a personal interest in the Local Endowed Charities of the Old Borough of London.

Immediate source of acquisition:

London South Bank University.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
September 2011

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