Jarvis Charity Act 1852

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1852 c. 17
ANNO DECIMO QUINTO & DECIMO SEXTO
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An Act
for
the Regulation
of
the Charity founded
by George Jarvis,
for the
Benefit
of
the poor
Inhabitants
of
the several Parishes
of
Stanton-
upon-Wye, Bredwardme, and Lettony
all in the
County of Hereford; and for other Purposes.
[30th June 1852.]
HERE AS
on
the Fifth Day
of
June One thousand eight
hundred
and
forty-one
an
Information was filed
in the
High Court
of
Chancery by Her Majesty's then Attorney
General against the Right Reverend Thomas Lord Bishop of
Hereford*
Sir John Oeers Cotterett Baronet, and Tomkyns Dew, as Defendants,
for the Regulation and Improvement
of
the above-mentioned Charity,,
under the Order and Direction of the said-Court'; and the said Defend-
ants having duly appeared and put in their Answers to the said Infor-
mation, the same came on to be heard
in
the said Court as the Cause
Hereford
hundred
Decree on
made
at
such Hearing, dated
the
Eleventh Day
of
February One hearing of
* Information
- oP'Attor-
ordered and. decreed, that
it
should be referred to the Master in the neV General
v. Bishop of
Hereford,"
dated 11th
February
1842.
same Decree mentioned to inquire and state to the Court of what the
Property of the Charity in the Pleadings
of
the said Cause mentioned
(being the Charity above mentioned) then consisted, and what was the
then present annual Income
thereof;
and
it
was ordered that
it
should
be
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be referred to the said Master to settle and approve of a proper Scheme
for the due Administration and Management of the Charity Property,
and for the Distribution and Application of the Income
thereof;
and
in settling such Scheme it was ordered that the said Master should
have regard to the Terms of the Will of the Testator, in the Plead-
ings named (being the above-named Testator George Jarvis), and to
the then present Amount and Income of the Charity Funds, and the
then present Condition and Numbers of the Population of the Parishes
in the Pleadings mentioned (being the above-mentioned Parishes) ;
and in settling such Scheme it was ordered that the said Master
should also consider and state to the Court whether it would be proper
that there should be any and what Addition to the present Number of
the Trustees of the said Charity; and it was ordered that the said
Master should also inquire and state to the Court whether for the
Purposes of the said Charity, according to the Appropriation of the
Income thereof by such Scheme as might be so approved of by him,
any-and what Land should be purchased by the said Trustees, and
for what Purpose, and whether it would be proper and for the Benefit
of the said Charity that any and what Buildings should be taken on
.
Hire,
or be in any and what Manner procured out of the Income of
the said Charity; and it was ordered that the said Master should also
inquire and state to the. Court whether it was necessary that Applica-
tion should be made to Parliament for an Act for carrying into effect
the Scheme ^vhich he might so approve of, and if so, then it was
ordered that the said Master should state the Particulars and Object
Master's
thereof:
And whereas James William Farrer Esquire, being the
?epjrn
U Master to whom the said Cause of " Attorney General versus Bishop
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of Hereford" stood referred in pursuance of the said Decree, made his
General Report in the same Cause, dated the Twenty-fifth Day of
March One thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, and he thereby
found and certified amongst other things that the Property of the said
Charity consisted of the following Particulars, that is to say, Ninety-
two thousand four hundred and ninety-six Pounds Seventeen Shillings
and Ninepence Bank Three Pounds per Centum Annuities standing
in the Name of the Accountant-General of the said Court in trust
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and to the Credit of a certain Cause entitled " Attorney General
versus Bishop of Hereford, the Account of Jarviss Charity," and of
the Sum of Seven thousand five hundred and eighteen Pounds Four-
teen Shillings and Tenpence Bank Three Pounds per Centum Annui-
ties standing to the Credit of an Account entitled " the Account of
the Accumulated Fund of Jarvis
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Charity," and that the then present
Income arising therefrom amounted to the Sum of Three thousand
Pounds Nine Shillings and Fourpence per Annum, and no more;
and the said Master further found that George Jarvis, of Weston
Green, Thames Ditton, in the County of Surrey, Esquire, by his
Will bearing Date the Ninth Day of January One thousand seven
hundred and ninety, after bequeathing certain Annuities and Legacies,
. gave

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