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St James's 1893

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St James's, Westminster]

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Benefactor.OBJECT.By whom Administered.Annual Incomesource of income..
1Earl Craven. 1687.Under an Order of the Court of Chancery (1868) the income of the Charity is applied as follows:— Three-fifths (not exceeding £600) of the net annual income to be paid to the Treasurer of King's College Hospital, Portugal Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, and two-fifths (not exceeding .£400) to be paid to the Treasurer of Charing Cross Hospital. Agar Street. Strand. The Governors of King's College Hospital to set apart 24 beds; and the Governors of Charing Cross Hospital 16 beds for the reception of patients suffering from infectious, contagious, or other diseases (small-pox excepted) to be admitted by orders from the Trustees, from the Parishes of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. George. Hanover Square, St. Clement Danes, St. James, Westminster, and St. Paul, Covent Garden. . provided there are vacancies. The Governors to receive and supply with advice and medicines, as out patients, all poor Persons resident in the said Parishes, who shall be sent by the Trustees with out-patient orders.Trustees, viz.: the Incumbent of the said Parishes, and four resident Householders for the Parishes of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and St George, Hanover Square; and four resident Householders for each of the Parishes of St. Clement Danes, St. James, Westminster, and St. Paul, Covent Garden; one Trustee from each parish to go out of office by rotation every fourth year, but to be eligible for re-election.£ 6368. 2d. 8£I6,639 7s. 2d. Consols. £395 7s. 8d. Consols. Rent of Ground, houses, and coach houses at Craven Hill. Paddington, £I83 14s.
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