Catalogue description Further Education Endowment Files

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Details of ED 37
Reference: ED 37
Title: Further Education Endowment Files

Charity Commission and Board of Education correspondence, minutes and papers relating to the drafting of schemes and orders and the administration of further education endowments.

The endowments relate to institutions providing instruction in vocational, domestic, art and general subjects in the field of further education.

The files maintained their separate identity and retained Charity Commission reference numbers; they were also assigned a Board of Education reference number and became an integral part of the current series of Further Education: Endowment Files (T.1400 series).

Date: 1854-1944

The endowments are arranged alphabetically within county order for England and Wales; a few files concern general endowments.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Education, 1899-1944

Charity Commission, 1853-

Education Department, 1856-1899

Physical description: 1067 file(s)
Unpublished finding aids:

Reports on some of these endowments appear in the Reports of Commissioners for Inquiring into Charities (1817-1850) (Charity Class 2), available in printed form in the Department for Education and Employment.

Administrative / biographical background:

Endowments were administered under the Charitable Trusts Acts, and the Endowment School Acts.

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