Catalogue description MAYNARD and FORD ST CHARITIES, TAVISTOCK

This record is held by Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Details of 1324
Reference: 1324
Title: MAYNARD and FORD ST CHARITIES, TAVISTOCK
Description:

Minute books, account books and apprenticeship indentures

Date: 1813-1983
Held by: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Maynard's Charity, Tavistock, Devon

Ford Street Charity, Tavistock, Devon

Physical description: 95 files
Administrative / biographical background:

Maynard's charity or 'The Gift House' was founded by Oliver Maynard in 1602. The property was situated in Barley Market St., Tavistock, with a small plot in Kilworthy Lane. It housed a total of 12 people, including 4 couples and 4 widows.

 

Ford Street almshouses were established prior to 1862. The Duke of Bedford had bought the rent-charge and he paid the trustees an income from it.

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