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CHELSEA PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS
[Annual report. 1824]
First annual account to the trustees of the Chelsea Parish Charity Schools, at their first annual meeting after the appointment of the present treasurer, Thomas Bryan, Esq.; also a statement of receipts and expenditure, from April 11, 1823, to Lady Day, 1824. And rules of the schools. With a list of the annual subscriptions and donations. Schools instituted in 1706.
Chelsea printed by D. Jaques, 1824.
36 p.; 20.3 cm. (8º)

Report dated 23 February 1824, proposing a new school for girls to be provided near the new church of St Luke, designed by James Savage and consecrated in October 1824. Includes a list of subscribers and donors arranged by street, including Soane under 'College' for £1 1s. Soane was appointed Clerk of Works of Chelsea Hospital in May 1807 and held the post until his death in 1837, with an official residence on the premises which he enlarged and where he spent increasing amounts of time after his wife's death in 1815.

Copy Notes Bound (1) in a collection of 10 reports.

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

Reference Number 128


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