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4. JoNSft' Charity.

^'illiam Jones, by kia will^^ve to the Coippanj a house
in Size Lane, which cost 1,000L> and a sum of 600{. to



some learned and faithful preacher, to be appointed by the
Company.

The endowment of this lectureship, which is called the
** Golden Lecture," and is delivered now at the church of



Upper and

Lower

Schools.



Head
Master.



Lower
Master.



Qualifica-
tion of
Head and
Lower
Masters.



Declaration
to be signed
by Masters
on appoint-
ment.



Appoint-
ment and
removal of
Head and
Lower
Masters.



Residence
AC, of
Kasters



The Schools,.

24. The School belonging to ne Charity shall be
separated into two branches or divisions consisting of
" The Upper or Classical School/* and " The Lower or
Commercial School."

25. There shall be a Head Master, who, sulqeot to the
superior authority of the Governors and Visitors, shall
have the ffeneral superintendence and control of both
branches ^ the School, and the Masters and Teachers
thereof, and shall be responsible for the c(mduct of the
entire School.

26. There shall also be a '' Lower Master," who shall have
the immediate conduct of the Lower or Commercial School,
subject to the superintendence of the Head Master, and to
the authority of the* Governors and Visitors,

27. The " Head Master " and the ** Lower Master "
shall be members of the Church of England, and com-
petent to discharge the duties required of them respectively
by this scheme.. The Head Master shall be a graduate of
one of the English Universities, or of the University of
Dublin. The Lower Master shall either be such a graduate,
or shall hold a certificate of competency from the Com-
mittee of Council on education.

28. Every future Head Master and Lower Master, pre-
viously to entering into o£Qce, shall be required to sign a
declaration to be entered in the Minute Book of the
Visitors, in ihe following terms : —

•* I, A.B., declare that I will always discharge to the
best of my ability the duties of Head Master (or Lower
Master) of Jones's endowed School at Monmouth, and
that in case I shall be removed by the Governors, I will
thereupon relinquish all claim to the Office and its future
emolument, and will deliver up possession of the School
and Official Residence (if any) to the Governors as they
shall direct ; and also that it shall be lawful for them, li
occasion shall be, to take possession of the School building
and my Official Residence (if any), and of all property of
the Charity held by me, without ejectment or process of
law."

29. The appointment of the Head Master and the Lower
Master respectively shall rest with the Governors, who, in
every case, shall give reasonable public notice by advertise-
ment in the local and University newspapers, or by other
sufficient means, before making the appomtment, invitinff
all persons who may wish to be Candidates to apply and
send testimonials of their qualification. The Head Master
and Lower Master respectively shall be removed by the
Governors, upon any representation addressed to them by
the Visitors, in pursuance of a resolution adopted at a
meeting of the Visitors by not less than two-thirds of the
entire number of Visitors for the time being, statinff that
in the judgment of the Visitors the removal of such Master
has become necessary or desirable in the interest of the
Schools. The Visitors shall, however, in every such case,
cause a copy of such resolution, authenticsied by the
signature of their Secretary or of the Chairman of the
meeting, to be delivered or sent to the Master affected
thereby ; and no Master shall be removed under the afore-
said provisions (except for some specific misconduct
inquired into and established to the satisfaction of the
Visitors), until after the expiration of six calendar months
after the delivery or transmission to him of the said copy
of the said resolution. The Governors shall also have the
power of removing any Master if they shall so think fit^
without any such representation from the Visitors, for any
reasonable cause to be judged of and determined by the
Governors.

30. The Head Master and Lower Master respectively
shall be required to reside constantly in their respective
Official School residences, except during the vacations;
and they shall not be at liberty to let or part with the
possession of their said residences ; and they shall per-
sonally instruct the Scholars free of any charge, except as
herein-after mentioned ; and shall devote their whole time
and attention to the duties of their respective offices
(except as after mentioned).

Neither the Head Master nor the Lower Master shall be
at liberty to hold any ecclesiastical benefice with cure of
souls, or, except with the permission of the Governors, any
other office of emolument during their respective tenure of
office.



31. The Head Master, with the consent and approval of Assistant
the Visitors, may, from time to time, appoint any Assistant Masters.
Masters or Teachers, as may be foimd necessary for the
conduct of either branch of the School, but the scale of
salaries to be paid to such Assistant Masters and Teachers
respectively out of the income of the Charity shall, in the

first instance, be submitted to and approved bv the
Governors. Every such Assistant Master and Teacher
may be at any time removed by the Head Master, with the
consent of the Visitors.

32. So far as the extent of accommodation will admit. Admission
and subject to the control of the Visitors, and to such ^ School,
regulations as they shall from time to time prescribe for
testing tiie proficiency of candidates for admission in
subiects of primary or elementary knowledge, the School

shall be open, as to each of its branches, for tlie reception
and instruction of boys between the ages of 8 and 16 years
applying for admission, and not suffering from any infec-
tious disorder ; but no bov shall be entitled to remain at
the School after he shaiU have completed the age of
18 years, ^iithoutthe permission of the Visitors, to be given
affcer consulting the Head Master.

33. The Upper or Classical School shall be open to
applicants from any part of England or Wales, preierence
beinff given between Candidates, in other respects equally
eligible, to those bom or whose parents or guardians reside
within the Town or Borough of Monmouth.

The Lower or Commercial School shall be open to
applicants bom, or whose parents or ^ardians reside
within the Town or Borough of Monmouth, or one of the
Counties of Monmouth, Hereford, and Gloucester, pre-
ference being given between candidates, in other respects
equally eligible, to those of the said Town or Borough.

34. All applications for admission to either branch of
the School snail be made to the Head Master, who shall
cause a Register to be kept of such applications and also
of the Scholars in each oranch of the School, spedfying
their respective names and ages and the places of residence
and descriptions of their Parents, and the dates of their
admissions.

35. Any Scholar ffuilty of insubordination or other mis- Suspension
conduct, whether m or out of School hours, may be ^f ISoSre"
suspended by the Head Master, but every such suspension

shall be forthwith reported by the Heaa Master, together
with a statement or explanation of the circumstances
attending the same, to the visitors, who may thereupon
expel or continue the suspension of such Scholar.

36. The subjects to be taught in the Upper or Classical instruction.
School, shall comprise the Greek and Latin languages,
mathematics, algebra, arithmetic, practical geometry and
surveying, EngUsh grammar and literature, history, geo-
graphy, and writing, the French and German languages,

ana drawing.

The sulrjects to be taught in the Lower or Commercial
School shall comprise reading, writing, spelling, English
grammar, arithmetic, elementaiy mathmatics, book-
keeping, land mensuration, ffeneral history and geography,
French, and the elements cA Latin ; and in both Schools
the Elements of Natural Philosophy and the Phyfidcal
Sciences. Instraction may also be given in each branch
of the School in such other subjects as the Visitors after
due consultation with the Head Master shall from time to
time determine and direct. In addition to the foregoing
subjects, religious instmction shall likewise be gdven to the
Scholars in each branch of the School, according to the
principles and doctrines of the Church of Enghuad; and
they shall be required to attend Divine Service in the
chapel attached to the Schools, accompanied by the
Masters, regularly on Sundays, and on such other days as
the Visitors may direct or approve, except such of them as
shall reside in* another parisn than Monmouth who may be
allowed by the Head Master to attend their Parish Church
with their parents or friends. But no Scholar shall be
compelled to receive instmction in the peculiar doctrines
or principles of the Church of England, or to attend
Divine Service in the Chapel, whose Parents and next
friends shall declare in writing that they entertain con-
scientious objections thereto.

37. Every boy admitted to the School after the establish- Capitation
ment of this scheme (including those boarding with the ^®^*
Masters) shall be required to pay capitation rees, to be

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CITY OF LONDON LIVEEY COMPANIES COMMISSION:



St. Margaret, Lothbur^r, on every Tuesday morning
throughout the year, consists of the house devised by the
testator, and another house purchased by the Company,
partly with the 6002. which he bequeathed.



Application
of Cftpitv
tion Paj-
ments.



Boarders.



Masters'
Salaries.



The estate is —

No. 14, Size Lane, let to George CJox for 21

years from Lady Day 1851
No. 15, Size Lane, let to Alfred Jones for 21

years, from Lady Day 1851
No. 16, Size Lane, let to F. Wishton for 21

years from Lady Day 1861



^ B. d,

75

50

200



i^5



General
Befnilation
of School.



fixed from time to time by the Visitors, according to the
following scale, namely, —

In the Upper or Classical School, a sum of not less than
255. or more than 405. per quarter.

In the Lower or Commercial School, a sum of not less
than 55. or more than 205. per quarter.

The Visitors shall, however, be at liberty to remit the
same capitation payments, either wholly or in part, in
special cases, upon the ground of the poverty of any boy or
his parents, or as a reward for merit, or for any other
sufficient cause; but the Governors shall cause the
amounts payable to the Head and Lower Masters out of
any fees so to be remitted to be made good to such Masters
out of the income of the endowment.

38. The capitation fees shall be paid in advance
quarterly by each Scholar or his parents or friends, as the
visitors shall direct ; and the Visitors shall cause an exact
account to be kept of the same payments, distinguishing
those received from the Scholars in each branch of the
School, and they shall cause one-half of the amount of all
such capitation payments received from Scholars in the
Upper School to be paid to the Head Master, and one-
half of the amount of all such payments received from
Scholars in the Lower School to be paid to the Lower
Master, in augmentation of their respective salaries, and
the remainder of such payments shall be appropriated as
part of the general income of the Charity.

39. The Head Master and Lower Master, and the
Assistant Masters and Teachers, may, with the approval of
the Visitors, and subject to such regulations as may be
prescribed by them, receive boys in their respective resi-
dences as boarders, who may be placed for instruction in
either branch of the School in common with the other boys
in all respects.

Arrangements may also be made by the Head and
Lower Masters, respectively, or by any Assistant Master
or Teacher, subject to the approval of the Visitors, for
receiving boys attending the School as day boarders.

40. Subject to the control and regulation of the Visitors,
and with their license, which may be at any time suspended
or revoked by them, houses may also be established and
opened in Monmouth, or the immediate vicinity, in which
boys attending either branch of the School may be placed
and received as boarders upon such terms as shall be
sanctioned or approved by the Visitors. Provided that
every such boarding house shall be open to the visitation
and inspection, at all reasonable times, of every Visitor,
and of the Head Master of the School. Every boy
attending the School who shall not reside with his parents,
or persons standing in loco parentis, or who shall not be a
boarder in the residence of the Head or Lower Master, or
one of the Assistant Masters or Teachers, shall be placed
in a boarding house to be licensed as aforesaid, and shall
not be at liberty to reside elsewhere.

41. The Governors shall cause the following annual
salaries and sums to be paid to the Head Master and the
Lower Master respectively, by equal half-yearly payments,
out of the income of the Charity, viz. : —

To the Head Master, a fixed annual salary of 200/., and
a further half-yearly sum of 21. lOs, for every boy (not
being a boarder in his own house) exceeding the number
of 40, and not exceeding the number of 100, who shidl
have bond fide attended the Upper School for a period of
not less than three calendar months during the then
preceding half-year ; and .

To the Lower Master, a fixed annual salaiy of 100/., and
a further haif-yearly sum of 1/. for every boy (not being a
boarder in his own house) exceeding the nmnber of 50, and
not exceeding the number of 100, who shall have bond fide
attended the Lower School for a like period.

42. The periods and length of the vacations shall be
determined and fixed from time to time by the Visitors,
but the course of instruction, the hours of attendance,
and occasional holidays, and all other matters of internal
arrangement and discipline shall be under the direction of
the Head Master,— subject nevertheless to the superior



authority and control of the Visitors, in the event of ibeir
seeing occasion to exercise the same.

43. An annual examination of the Scholars in each KxwniBi.
branch of the School shall take place on some day or days ^^l
in the months of June or July, to be appobted by the
Visitors, and communicated by them to the Governors.
Such examination shall be conducted by some duly qualified
person or persons, being a graduate or graduates of one of

the English Universities, to be appointed by the Governors,
and to be remunerated out of the income of the Charity;
and upon the occasion of every such examination suitable
prizes may be provided, which shall be distributed by the
Chairman of the Visitors amongst the Scholars who shall
be adjudged to be the most deserving thereof, according
to the report of the Examiner and of the Hqjad Master,
who shall certify to their respective merits in point of
conduct and character.

The salaries paid to the Head and Lower Masters before
the establishment of this scheme shall, however, continue
to be paid to them for three years rfterwards, in lieu of
the above-named fixed annual salaries of 200/. and IOC/,
respectively.

Exhibitione.

44. The Governors, whenever the income and other
circumstances of the School shall in their judgment render
it proper or expedient, may establish and pay uut of the
income of the Charity, any number of Exhibitions not
exceeding four at any one time, and not exceeding the
annual amount of 60/. each, which, when vacant, shall be
open to the competition of all boys in the Upper School at
the annual examination, and shall be awarded to the boys
who shall be adjudged by the Examiner and certified by
the Head Master to be the most deserving candidates,
having regard to the result of the said examination and to
their general character and conduct ; but no boy shall be
eligible for any such Exhibition who shall not have bond
fide attended the Upper School for a period of two years
at least immediately preceding the election. Every Exhi-
bition shall be tenable for four years, or for any less period
to be determined from time to time by the Governors, after
consultation with the Visitors, provided that the holder
shall continue to be resident for the purposes of instruction
at one of the English Universities, or at St. David's
College, Lampeter, or to be a bond fide student of some
learned or scientific profession, or of the fine arts, with a
view to the professional practice thereof, and shall continue
to conduct himself with propriety, and to the satisfaction
of the Grovemors, who shall be at liberty to suspend or
wholly withdraw the payment of any Exhibition, for any
cause which shall in their judgment be reasonable and
sufficient. No Exhibition shall be awarded, unless there
shall be a Candidate sufficiently qualified, according to the
Report of the Examiner and the Head Master, to receive
the same.

Scholarships,

45. The Governors may also, if they so think fit, esta-
blish and pay four Scholarships— two in the Upper School
of the annual amount of 15/. each, and two in the Lowa
School of the annual amount of 10/. eadi — which, when
vacant, shall be open to the competition at the annual
examination of all boys attending the said Schools respec-
tively, subject to such regulations as to the age and
standing in the School of the Candidates as shall be
prescribed from time to time by the Visitors after con-
sultation with the Head Master, and shall be awarded to
the most deserving Candidates accordingly, in the same
manner as is herem-before provided with reference to the
Exhibitions aforesaid; and that every such Scholarship
shall be tenable for a period not exceeding three years, if
the holder shall so long continue at the School, and shall
conduct himself to the satisfaction of the Head Master,
but not otherwise.

46. There may also be eight Foundation Scholars in the ponndin*
Upper School, who shall be elected at the annual examina- ^^^
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Carried over

No. 202, Fleet Street, lefc to James Parrot's
executors on a building lease for 61 years
from Christmas 1832



326



5. d,




40



Nos. 7 and 8, Apollo Court, Fleet Street, let
to Robert Hanbury for 48J years from
Midsummer 1845 - - - - 40

Easement on ApoUo Court, paid by the
proprietor of the "Cock "Tavern - 2 6



A sum of 26/. 19*. 4rf., 3Z. per cent. Reduced £ «. (7.
Annuities, forming part of a larger sum
belonging to the Company, part of the
produce of a fine - - - 16 2



^^405 18 8



The income of the Charity, deducting the property tax,
is paid by tiie Company to the lecturer, who is appointed
by the migority of the court present and voting at the
election.

The present lecturer is the Reverend Daniel Moore.*



such election, who shall be adjudged by the Examiner to
be deserving thereof: Provided that not more than two
such Scholars shall be so elected at any one time. The
Foundation Scholars to be so elected shall be admitted to
the Upper School, and shall be entitled to receive all
instruction therein, and to enjoy the other benefits thereof,
without being liable to an^ capitation fee or other payment ;
but the amount of the capitation fee which would be other-
wise payable to the Head Master under the foregoing
provisions for each such Scholar shall be made good to the
Head Master by the Governors out of the income.

47. The number and amounts of the said Exhibitions
and Scholarships, and the number of the said Foundation
Scholsjrs, may be increased by the Governors, with the
approval and sanction of the Charity Commissioners.

48. The Visitors may, from time to time, prescribe such
reasonable regulations as they may consider expedient for
the conduct and management of the Almshouses and the
Inmates and Officers thereof, and also of the School, the
Scholars, and the Masters ; provided that no such regu-
lation be at variance or inconsistent with any of the
provisions of this scheme, and that all such regulations be
previously submitted to the Governors for approval and
confirmation, without which the same shall not be complete
or binding.

49. All books and stationery required for the use of the
boys in the School shall be provided by or at the expense
of their parents or ihriends, except that the Governors may,
if they sq think fit, cause the costs of such books and
stationery required for the Foundation Scholars to be paid
out of the income of the Charity.

60. The Governors shall be at liberty to pay out of the
income of the Charity any annual sums not exceeding 10/.
for the establishment and muntenance of a School Library
which shall be under the control and regulation of the
Head Master.

51. lliis scheme shall be printed, and a copy thereof
shall be given to every Visitor and Master upon his
appointment.



29 Jan. 1870.



2 Jan. I8e9. By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement
was sanctioned for the grant to Mr. Henry L. HoTloway of
building leases for 81 vears irom 25th December 1868 of
3a. Or. 24 p. of land at Queen's Road, Hatcham, aforesaid,
at the ultimate annual rent of 130/., and orders authorising
leases thereunder were subseciuently made.

80 July 1869. By an opinion of the Board of this date, the Company
were authorised to efiPect an arrangement with the lecturer
for the relin(}uishment of his official residence, upon the
payment to him of the present sum of 125/. and the future
yearly sum of 100/.

By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement
was sanctioned for the grant to Joseph Wm. Wmdred of
building leases of land on the north side of and having
a front^e of 500 feet to Hatcham Park Road, Hatcham
aforesaid, for the term of 81 years from Christmas 1869,
at the ultimate annual rent of 1002., and orders authorising
leases thereunder were subsequently made.

By an order of the said Board of this date, the Company
were authorised to sell to the Kent Waterworks Company
a piece of land containing 1 acre, part of Hatcham Ml^anor
Estate at New Cross, on the south side of the road leading
from London to Greenwich, for the sum of 1,0002., subject
to the terms of an agreement dated 2nd August 1872.

By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement
was sanctioned for the grant to Mr. Joseph Windred of a
building lease for the term of 81 years, ^om Midsummer
1873, of land haying a frontage of 55 feet to Five Bells
Lane, Hatcham, at Sie ultimate annual rent of 6/., and
an order authorising a lease of Nos. 13, 14, 15, and 16,
Five Bells Lane aforesaid, was subsequently made under
such agreement.

By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement
was sanctioned for the grant to Mr. J. W. Windred of



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building leases for 81 years, from Midsummer 1873, of land
having a fronta^ of 96 feet to an intended new road at
Hatcham aforesaid, to be called Brocklehurst Road, at the
ultimate annual rent of 18/., and orders authorising leases
thereunder were subsequently made.

By an order of the said Board of this date, the Company 14 July 1874.
were authorised to construct a new road through part of
Hatcham Manor Estate (in continuation of road authorised
to be constructed by order of 23rd July 1861) at a cost not
exceeding 2,278/., to be provided by realisation of several
sums of stock therein mentioned, subject to a proviso for
the replacement of the amount to be so realised within
10 years out of the income of the Charity, and such
replacement is in progress by means of periodical remit-
tances to the banking account of the Official Trustees of
Charitable Funds.

By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement 27 Oct. 1874.
was sanctioned for the grant to Mr. John Anderson of
building leases for 81 years of land in Cold Blow Lane,
New Cross, at the ultimate annual rent of 27/. 4«.

By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement ^® ^«*^- ^^5.
was sanctioned for the grant to Mr. J. W. Windred of
building leases for 81 years, from Christmas 1874, of land
having a frontage of ^^ feet to Brocklehurst Road, New
Cross, at the ultimate annual rent of 18/.

By an order of the said Board of this date, an agreement ^ ^"^^ i^^*-
wajs sanctioned for the grant to Mr. J. W. Windred of
building leases for 81 years of land having a frontage of



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