Catalogue description Special Services Endowment Files

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Details of ED 38
Reference: ED 38
Title: Special Services Endowment Files

Charity Commission and Board of Education correspondence and papers relating to the administration of endowments for the education of mentally and physically handicapped children and, in some cases, adults.

The earlier records of the Charity Commission (otherwise in CHAR) relate solely to educational endowments transferred to the department under the Board of Education Act 1899. They have retained their Charity Commission reference numbers but were also stamped with the institution or foundation number used by the board. Subsequent records are in the Board of Education series.

Date: 1859-1944

Alphabetically under counties and, where applicable, under a general section.

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

Board of Education, 1899-1944

Charity Commission, 1853-

Physical description: 76 file(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

These endowments were administered under the Charitable Trusts Acts, including schemes and orders made under these Acts.

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