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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D504/106
TitleBroomhead (formerly Bromehead) & Webster Charities of Bakewell
DescriptionThis charity was founded by Catherine Bromehead and her Executrix, Ellen Webster respectively in 1754. Its aim was to pay for an annual sermon to raise awareness of the plight of the poor in Bakewell, and to care for the poor widows of Bakewell.

The charity was managed by a body of Trustees, consisting of three persons. They met at least once a year, with a quorum of two required for a meeting to proceed.

These items were found with the documents referenced D504/91.
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorClient of Messrs Brooke Taylor & Company of Bakewell, solicitors
Broomhead (formerly Bromehead) & Webster Charities of Bakewell
Related MaterialFor more records relating to the Broomhead and Webster Charity, including the appointment of Trustees and conveyance of lands refered to in D504/106/3/4 (16 Aug 1858), see D2057 A/PF 3/1-5 (Microfilm 27 vol. 2)
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