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CHELSEA PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS
[Annual report. 1828]
The first annual report of the committee of directors of the Chelsea Parochial Schools, submitted to, and unanimously approved of, by a general meeting of the subscribers, held the 15th April, 1828, at the new school house, the Hon. & Rev. G.V. Wellesley, D.D. president, in the chair. With a list of subscribers and benefactors, and of officers appointed for the ensuing year. These schools were instituted in the reign of Queen Anne.
Chelsea T. Faulkner, 1828.
14, [2] p. ; 20.3 cm. (8º)

The report describes the financial difficulties of the charity, with the debt of £1110 18s. 6d. for bricks used in building the new school still unpaid since the previous year (q.v.). Includes a list of subscribers and donors, including Soane for £1 1s. Soane was appointed Clerk of Works of Chelsea Hospital in May 1807 and held the post until his death in 1837.

Copy Notes Bound (7) in a collection of 10 reports.

Binding C20th red pebble-grained book cloth, spine gilt-lettered 'Chelsea Hospital & Schools'.

Reference Number 133


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