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of competitive examination ; and, in the case of girls,
either accordiug to the results of competitive examina-
tion or according to some like test of merit to be from
time to time prescribed by the Governors. The



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in the Mercers* chapel by preachers fappointed by the
wardens.

One pound is stated to be now paid to the preacher
for each sermon. The former report states the payment
for each to have been 21, 2».



TBmrrr Hospital, Gkeenwich.

Henry, Earl of Northampton, by his will of the 14th
June, 1614, ordered his executors to procure that the
hospital, begun by him at East Greenwich, should be
founded and incorporated and endowed with lands
therein mentioned.



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remaining two thirds of the scholarships tenable in
each school shall be awarded according to the results of
competitive examination under such regulations as the
Gkrvemors may make from time to time. Reasonable
notice by advertisement in the public newspapers shall
be given of all scholarships open to candidates not
attending the schools.

77. The Governors shall make regulations from time
to time for determining the period of tenure of all
scholarships tenable at the schools. Every scholarship
tenable at the schools shall be liable to forfeiture on the
order of the Governors in case the head master or head
mistress of the school at which it is held reports that
the holder is guilty of misconduct is irregular in
attendance, or fails to maintain a reasonable staudard
of proficiency ; and no such scholarship shall be granted
to any scholar already attending any school, if the head
master or mistress reports that such scholar is rendered
undeserving of it by misconduct.

78. The Governors shall in each year employ the net
income payable to them under the provisions of a
scheme framed by the Endowed Schools Commissioners,
for the management of Lord Oampden's exhibitions, or
such portion thereof, being as near as may be the sum
of 1,000Z. , as they deem expedient, in the establishment
and maintenance of exhibitions to be awarded annually
by open competition among boys who have been
educated in the classical department of St. Paul's School
for such time previous to the award thereof as the
Governors may from time to time determine, and to be
tenable at any University or other place of liberal
education to be approved in each case by the Governors.

79. The Governors shall in each year employ the sum
of 1,0002. in the establishment and maintenance of exhi-
bitions, to be awarded annually by open competition
among boys who have been caucated in the modem
department of St. Paul's School, for such time previous
to the award thereof as the Governors may from time to
time determine, and to be tenable at any University or
other place of liberal education, or for the purpose pf
fitting the holder for some profession.

80. The Governors shall m each year employ the sum
of 700{. in the establishment and maintenance of exhi-
bitions, to be awarded annually by open competition
among girls who have been educated at the school or
schools for such time previous to the award thereof as
the Governors may from time to time determine, and to
be tenable at any college or place for the higher educa-
tion of women, or at any traming institution for school
mistresses or governesses, or applicable for the pro-
fessional training of the holder in any other way which
the Governors may expressly sanction in each individual



Exhibitions
when void-
able.



PwticQlars
of exhibi-
tions to be
settled by
governors.



Pensions.



B^Mtoand

improv©-

meats.



81. All exhibitions tenable by scholars after leaving
the schools, shall be tenable only for the purposes of
education, general or professional. They shall be pay-
able by instalments at such intervals as the Governors
shall direct. If the holder of an exhibition dies, his or
her representatives shall be entitled only to the next
ensuing payment of an instalment whenever payable.
If the holder becomes a bankrupt, or is guilty of gross
misconduct or idleness, or wilfully ceases to pursue his
or her education, it shall be competent to the tSovemors
to determine the exhibition as from the last preceding
payment of an instalment.

82. Subject to the provisions of this scheme, the
GU>vemors shall from time to time make regulations for
determining the number, value, period, and conditions
of award and tenure of all exhibitions tenable by
scholars after leaving the schools, and all other matters
relating to such exhioitions.

Pa/rt VI. — Application of Incotne,

83. The Governors may from time to time, with the
sanction of the Chwrity Commissioners, grant a pension
or retiring allowance to any teacher or oflBcer of any
school of the foundation; and every accruing instal-
ment of any such pension or allowance shall be, until
paid, a charge upon the income of the endowment of the
trust.

84. The Governors shall charge the income of the
endowment of the trust with the payment of a sum of



3001. per annum to be placed to a separate account,
entitled the Repairs and Improvements Fund Account,
and applied to ordinary repairs or improvements of the
property used for the purposes of the schools of the
foundation, and if not wanted for thaii purpose to be
accumulated and paid to the credit of such separate
account for repairs and improvements. The Governors
at their discretion may draw upon the accumulations, if
any, for the purposes of repsdrs or improvements,
ordinary or extraordinary.

85. After defraying the expenses of any legal claims other ex-
which may be chargeable on the trust and the cost of penses.
any ordinary repairs or improvements which the money
standing to the credit of the Repairs and Improvements
Fund Account may be insufficient to ansfver, the
Governors shall employ the net income of the trust for
the general purposes of the schools in accordance with
the provisions of this scheme: Provided that the
amount assigned out of the net income of the endow-
ment of the trust for the purposes of the school or
schools for ffirls shall not in any year after such school
or schools shall have been established be less than one
fourth part of the said net income for that year, and
that the residue of the said net income shall be so
applied as at all times to maintain the modern depart-
ment of St. Paul's School in as full and complete a state
of efficiency as the classical department.

6Q. If in any year there is any residue of the income Boelduo.
assigned to any school, the Governors may employ it in'
increasing the stipend of the head master or head
mistress or the amount applicable to the maintenance of
assistant teachers and of school plant or apparatus, in
improving the accommodation of the school buildings,
in aiding the games of the scholars, or generally in
promoting the spirit and efficiency of such school.
Whatever they do not think fit to spend in these ways Unapplied
they shall on passing the yearly accounts state as surplus,
unapplied surplus, applicable exclusively to such school,
and deposit m a bank; and whenever the sums so
deposited rise to 500Z. over and above a reasonable
current balance, they shall invest the same in the name
of the official trustees of charitable funds to the credit
of the trust, for the benefit of the school or schools in
respect of which such unapplied surplus shall have
been stated.



FaH VIL— General,

87. The company or Governors may receive any
additional donations or endowments for the general
purposes of the foundation or schools thereof. They
may also receive donations or endowments for any
special objects directed by the donors, provided that
such objects are certified by the Charity Cfommissioners
to be for the general benefit of the foundation or of any
school thereof, and not calculated to give privileges to
any scholar without regard to merit, and not otherwise
inconsistent with or calculated to impede the due
working of the provisions of this scheme.

88. If at any time any doubt or question arises among
the Governors, or between the company and the
Governors, as to the proper construction or application
of any of the provisions of this scheme, the Governors
and the company, if necessary, shall apply to the
Charity Commissioners for their opinion and advice
thereon, which opinion and advice when given shall be
binding on the Governors and on the company, if
concerned.

89. The Charity Commissioners may, upon the
application of the company or of the Governors, from
time to time, in the exercise of their ordinary jurisdic-
tion, frame schemes for the alteration of any provisions
of this scheme, provided that such schemes be not in-
consistent with the first clause of this scheme, or with
anything contained in the Endowed Schools Acts, 1869
and 1873.

90. The Governors shall cause this scheme to bo
printed and a copy to be given to qyqtj person who
shall become a Governor, and to every master, mistress,
and teacher appointed to any school of the foundation,
and copies shall be sold at a reasonable price to all
purchasers.



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Further en-
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Charity
Commis-
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decide
doubtful
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CITY OP LONDON LIVERY COMPANIES COMMISSION:



And, by Letters Patent, of the 5th June, 1616, King " and Undivided Trinity, in East Greenwich, founded

James Ist granted that the said edifice so begun should *' by Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton,'' and to

for over be an hospital for the i^pport and reUef of poor consist of a warden and 20 poor men, to be nominated

indigent men, to be called ** The Hospital of the Holy by the Mercers' Company.



St. Paul's School.



Abstbact of Accounts for year ending.



N.B. — Beceipts or expenses not falling under any
specific heads should be inserted separately in an
appropriate place under one of the more general heads.

Geneeal Account for year ending^



Beceipts.

1. Ordi/na/ry,

Payment from Mercer's Com-
pany in respect of St. Paul's
School endiowment -

Payment from Mercers* Com-
pany in respect of Lord
Campden's Exhibitions en-
dowment - . -

2. Extraordmary,

Capital sums realised under
ss. 7, 34 -

Total



Expenses.

1. Ma/nagement of the Trust,

Salary of clerk

Postage, stationery, stamps>
&c. - - - -

Adyertisements

2. Pensions, ss. 5 (4) and 83.



3. Awnndl Payment to Repairs
AcGotmt, s. 84.

i. Expenses on Property occapied

by the Schools.

Eepairs, &c., in excess of

payment out of Repairs

Account . . -

Classical Depabthent.
Bates and taxes
Insurance - - -



MoDEBN Department.
Bates and taxes
Insurance - - .

Other expenses of St. Paul's
School - - -



(Each) School fob Gibls.
Bates and taxes
Insurance - - .

5. Exbraordinary Expenses of ihe
Year,



"a*"}



6. Carried to Classical Department

Accov/nt,

7. Carried to Modem Department

Accotmt,

8. Carried to QirVs School Accotmt,

Total



A s. d. £> s. d.



& s. d. A «. d.



Bepaies and Impbotements Account for the year
ending .



Dr.

Balance at commencement of account
Annual payment, s. 84



£ s. d.



Or.

Ordinary repairs - - .

Extraordinary repairs or improyements
Balance to next account



£ s. d.



^ s. d, Jl



Schools' Accounts.

N.B. — ^Particulars of exemptions from payment of
tuition fees to be set forth at foot of the receipts for
each school separately.

Classical Department of St. Paul's School Account
for year ending .

Beceipts.

1. From Endorvment

Payment firom General Trust

Account ...
Diyidends on Government

stock (accumulations), s. 86
Interest on cash at bankers -

2. From Fees of Pv/pils.

Entrance fees during the
whole year - - .

Ist quarter or term -
2nd quarter „
3rd quarter „ -
4th quarter „ -

3. Inddentals,



Total income of the year -

Balance at commencement of account



Grand total
Expenses.



1. Eo^^endAMtre on Classical Department.
Payment to High Master —

Stipend - • .

Capitation fees
Payment for assistant

masters, school apparatus,

&o. - . .

Expenses of examinations
Exidbitions, s. 78.
Prizes - - -

Books (for library, &c.)
Paper, pens, ink, &c.
QoB, water, coal, &c. -
Cleauing, porterage, Ac.
Special payments —

Lecturer on any special
subject, &C.9 &c. '



£ s. d. & s. d.



2. Investments made dwrin^ tlie
Year.



Total expenses of the year £
Unapplied surplus (less current balance)
Balance in hand at close of the account -

Grand total



MoDEBN Depabtment of St. Paul's School Account for
year ending ,



Beceipts.

1. From Endowment.

Payment from (General Trust

account ...
Dividends on Government

stock (accumulations), s. 86
Interest on cash at bankers .



£> s, d. £ s. d.



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This charity being, as the Oommissioners of Inaniry
conceived, nnder the government of the MeroerH' (com-
pany as special visitors appointed by the founder was



not the subject of inquiry with the other charities of
the Company. (See vol. 6, p. 301.) It however, bec^one
the subject of a full inquiry and report, at a later



2. From Fee9 of Pupils.

Entrance fees during the

whole year -
1st quarter or term
2nd quarter „
3rd quarter „
4th quarter „

3. InoidentaU.



Total income of the year

Balance at commencement of account



Chrand total



EXFBHSBS.

1. EtependUwre on Modem Depa/ri-
ment.
Payment to head master —
Stipend
Capitation fees
Payment for assistant-
masters, school apparatus,
Ac. - - -

Expenses of examinations
Exidbitions, s. 79
Prizes - - -

Books (for library, &o,)
Paper, pens, ink, &o,
Gbs, water, coal, Sso. -
Cleaning, porterage, &o.
Special payments —
Lecturer on any special
subject, &c., &o.







A 8, d. £



2. Ifwestments made durvng ihe
Year.



Total expenses of the year -

Unapplied surplus (less

current balance)
B^anoe in hand at close of

the account - - -

Ghrand total -



Girls' School (or Schools Aooottht) for year

tmfW-ng ,



ESCBIPTB.

1. From Endounnent.

Payment from General Trust

Account - - -

Dividends on Government

stock (accumulations), s. 86
Interest on cash at bankers •



d. £ 8. d.



2. From Fees of FwpHs (for each
school separately)
Entrance fees during the

whole year -
Ist quarter or term
2nd quarter „
3rd quarter „
4th quarter „



3. InddenidU.



Total income of the year
Balance at commence-
ment of account



Grand total







Expenses.

1. EapendUure on GirW School {or
Schools) (for each school
separately).
Payment to head mistress —
Stipend
Capitation fees
Payment for assistant teach
ers, school appc^ratus, &c.
Expenses of examination
Exhibitions, s. 80.
Prizes - - -

Books (for library, Ac.)
Paper, pens, ink, Ac.
Qbjb, water, coal, &o, -
Cleaning, porterage, Ac.
Special payments —
Lecturer on any special
subject, Ac, &c.-



d. A 8. d.



Iwvesimente made during the
Year.



Total expenses of the year -
Unapplied surplus (less

current balance)
Balance in hand at close of

the account - . -

Grand total



▲ 14546.



Sealed by order of the Board this 4th day of
July 1879.

(L.S.) Henbt M. Yaks,

Secretary.

Under the authority of an order dated 17th November
1876, the governors granted an annual pension of 800Z.
to the Bev. Dr. Kyna^ton, the late nigh master of
St. Paul's schooL

(Jnder the authority of an order dated 27th April
1877 the governors granted pensions of lOOZ. and 60Z.
respectively to Tito ragliardinis and Leonce Stievenard
the French and assistant French masters of the school.

By an order of the board dated 6th July 1877 the sum
of 2302., representing the endowment of the '* £ynaston
prize or prizes" was authorised to be paid to the
banking account of the Official Trustees of Charitable
Funds at the Bank of England.

The amount was subsequently invested in purchase of
2242. 28. 4d. Metropolitan Consolidated stock 32. lOs.
per cent.

The governors of the school appointed under the
provisions of this scheme have taken the requisite steps
for the removal of the existing boys schools from St.
Paul's Churchyard to another site, m pursuance of the
directions confined in the 35th clause of the scheme.

For efiPbcting this object the governors have pur-
chased, under the authority of an order of the board
dated 9th April 1878, a suitable site in the parish of
Hammersmitn containing 16a. Ir. 20p. for the sum of
41,0002.

By a subsequent order dated 22nd July 1881, the
governors were authorised to expend a sum not ex-
ceeding 116,0002. in erection of new school buildings for
about 1,000 boys on this site, in accordance with

Slans which had been previously approved by ttie
ommissioners.

These buildings are now in course of erection. The
new school buildings for Dean Colet's schools for girls
have not as yet been commenced.

The Board have from time to time upon the appli-
cation of the Mercers' Company authorised the grant of
leases and of other dealings with Dean Colet's estate,
the particulars of which are subjoined : —

I. Under the authority of an order of the board dated
21st July 1868, the sum of 10002. consols representing
the bequest of Hannah Barber for Keen's scholarihip
was, on the 24th July 1868, transferred into the name

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occasion, 'v?hon subsecpent Acts had removed the
diffioulW as to visitatorial jiirisdiction.

The Letters Patent and the statutes for the govern-
ment of the hospital, made and signed by the Earls of
Anmdel, Snffolk and Worcester, and John Oriffith, one
of the executors of the Earl of Northampton, are set
forth and occupy six folio pages of that report
(pp. 5-10), to which I beg to refer : — The estates pur-
chased by the executors were conveyed to Fowke and
others, citizens and mercers, as trustees of the endow-
ment, by an indenture of the 27th August 1625, men-
tioned m the said report (p. 11), and various other
premises have been purchased from time to time out of
the funds of the hospital. Report (pp. 12, 13, 14.)

On the 8th November 1832, an inibrmation was filed
by the Attomey-Gteneral, at the relation of Benjamin
Holman and Eomund Cuttriss (two of the poor men in
the hospital) against the Corporation of the Hospital of
*' The Holy and Undivided Trinity in East Greenwich,
founded by Henry, 1^1 of Northampton," and William
Smith, the then wsu*den of the hospital, and the
Mercers' Company, for an account of the hospital estates,
both originally and subseauently acquired, and of the
receipts and expenditure for the preceding 30 years,
" and a true account of the sums paid, laid out, and
** expended in, and about the entertainment and
" expenses of, and attending the visitation of the said
'* Mercers' company, or visitors yearly, and every year
" during the same period," and that it might be
referred to the master to take the accounts of the
estate, and he might be directed to enquire what
balances of the rents and income of the said hospital
had been from time to time, and how long in the hands
of the warden thereof, and that the said defendants
William Smith and the Mercers' Company, or some of
them, might be charged with interest on such balances
so suffered to remain in the hands of the warden, and
that the master might also be directed to take^ an
account of all sums of money paid, laid out and ex-

Cded, out of the moneys belonging to the said
pital, for or upon tiie entertainment of the said
Mercers' Company, or the visitors elected therefix)m at
their visitations of the said hospital, and that all such
sums as should be found to have oeen so expended above
the sum of 5L per annum might be decreed to be
answered and paid by the defendants William Smith
and the wardens and commonalty, some or one of them.
And that the said master might also be directed to
enquire whether some and what augmentation or in-
creased allowance ought not to oe made to the
pensioners of the said hospital, and to approve of the
same, and also to settle and approve of a scheme for
the application of what shoulcL be found to bo the
surplus income of the said hospital above the just
expenditure thereof in the augmentation and increase
of the said charity.

The information was amended by stating that the
pensioners had been excluded from the management of



the estates, and that leases had been granted without
their assent. The defendants in their answer on the
question of law, whether such assent was required, set
forth the accounts asked for by the ex-governor, and
submitted that under the 24th and last of the statutes
and ordinances of the hospital {see report, p. 10), that
the sum of bl. named in the said statutes and ordinances
as the limit to the expense of the said visitation on
Trinity Monday, was whoUy inadequate to pay the
necessary expenses of such visitation, or to provide
what the said statutes direct, and that the intention of
the framers of the said statutes and ordinances could
not be effected for any such sum, and that under the
last statute thereinbefore set forth, an increase of such
expense was contemplated, and was under the circum-
stances justifiable.

The statute referred to is not fully set forth in the
report, as stated in the answer of the defendants. It is
Bii follows : —

''Lastly, notwithstanding these foresaid rules and
'* ordinances, we reserve to ourselves power and autho-
** rity, according to His Majesty's said Letters Patent,
" at all time and times during our natural lives to add,
" to take away, to declare, direct, and change any of
** the said rules and ordinances ; and because no present
" wisdom can foresee and provide for all future events,
** that time may produce in change of prices both of
'* land and of victuals. We do also ordain and do give
" power and authority to the Mercers' Company, whereof
" the 2 senior wardens and 6 of the assistants, to be
** always 8 ; and the heir of the said Earl of North-
** ampton for the time being at all times and from time
** to time after our decease for tiie better government
" of the hospital, or disposal of the laiids to greater
" profit, to alter or change ^my of these ordinances or
" rules, and new statutes to ordain, as in their judg-
*' ment and discretion shall seem most convenient, so
'' the said statutes be not repugnant to the will of the
" founder nor to the power given to us by His
•* Majesty's said Letters Patent, and we do further
" ordain that the founder's heir for the time being (if
** he be free of the said Mystery of Mercers), shall
'* always be one of the 12 to oe yearly nominated and
** approved as aforesaid to be one of the visitors of the
'' said hospital."

It appears that at this stage of the cause considerable
discussion took place between the solicitors of the
relators and those of the Mercers' Company on the
terms of the decree. The following correspondence has
been referred to. On the 2nd March, 1835, Messrs.
Yates and Turner sent to Messrs. Croft and Whiteside
the proposed terms of the decree, as follows : —

'* Kefer it to the master to inquire of what the charity
" estates consist.

** Take an account of the rents and profits received
** by the defendants for 20 years, or for 6 years prior to
^* the filing of the information, as counsel may agree
'' on, and of the application thereof.



of the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds in trust
for the Charity.

n. Under the authority of an order dated 23rd
February 1877, a yearly payment of 8Z. in favour of the
Charity issuing out of Bushing Wells Farm was re-
deemed upon the terms of the payment of the sum of
2002. to the banking account of the Official Trustees
of Charitable Funds in trust for the Charity.

The sum of 2002. was laid out in the purchase of
2092. 19a. 6d. consols in the name of the Official Trustees
of Charitable Funds.

m. By an order dated 2nd November 1877 the board
authorised the Company to grant a lease of No. 8 High
Street, Whitechapel, for a term of 61 years at the
yearly rent of 352., the lessee to expend 1,0002. in
buildings.

IV. Under the authority of an order dated 4th



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