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Variation of Scheme.
In the Matter of “The EVERSHOLT PAROCHIAL CHARITY,” now administered under the provisions of a Scheme established by an Order of the Board of Charity Commissioners for England and Wales dated l9th February 1878, in the PARISH OF EVERSHOLT, in the County of BEDFORD; and In the Matter of “The Charitable Trusts Acts, 1863 to 1869.”
Whereas an application in writing for the purposes of the following Order was made to The Board of Charity Commissioners for England and Wales, on the 30th day of March 1886, in the matter of the above-mentioned Charity, by
The Reverend WILLIAM SAMUEL BAKER, Rector of the aforesaid Parish of Eversholt;
JOSEPH MOULDEN, Grocer;
GEORGE GAZELEY, Bootmaker;
GREEN RAYNER, Innkeeper;
WILLIAM ATTWOOD, Farmer;
JOHN EDWARD BOSWORTH, Farm Bailiff, all of Eversholt aforesaid;
EDWARD FRANKLIN, Carpenter, of Dunstable;
WILLIAM WHINNETT MILLARD, Farmer, of Milton Bryant; and
JONATHAN GILES, Farmer, of Toddington, all in the aforesaid County of Bedford ;
who were then the Trustees of the said Charity :
And whereas the gross annual income of the said Charity amounts to 501. or upwards :
And whereas by the 22nd clause of the subsisting Scheme for the regulation of the said Charity, established by an Order of the Board dated the 19th day of February, 1878, it is provided that “no ” tenancy shall be created for more than eight years certain ” ; And by the 27th clause of the same Scheme one third part of the income of the Charity is to be applied by the Trustees towards promoting the efficiency of all or any of the Public Elementary Schools in the Parish of Eversholt, by means of the payments therein mentioned :
And whereas it is desirable that clauses 22 and 27 of the said Scheme should be amended as herein-after provided :
And whereas notice of the intention of the said Board to make an Order for the foregoing object has been published by the affixing of the same, according to the direction of the said Board, to or near a principal outer door of the Parish Church of Eversholt on the 22nd day of September 1886, and by advertisement in the “Leighton Buzzard Observer” newspaper on the 28th September and on the 5th October 1886, being in each case more than one calendar month previously to the date hereof:
And whereas all objections to the said proposed Order received by the said Board have been carefully considered:
Now the said Board do hereby Order That the Scheme set forth in the Schedule hereto be approved and established for the future regulation and management of the said Charity in variation of the said existing Scheme for the regulation thereof.
1. In clause 22 of the above-mentioned Scheme the number ” twenty-one” shall be substituted for the number “eight.”
2. The following clause shall be substituted for clause 27 of the above-mentioned Scheme.
One other third part, shall be applied by the Trustees in the advancement of the education of children who are bona fide resident in the Parish of Eversholt, and who attend or have attended any School being a Public Elementary School as defined by the Elementary Education Act, 1870, in one or more of the following ways, viz.:
(a.) Payments not exceeding 1£ each, by way of rewards or prizes, to or for the benefit of children attending some Public Elementary School,—who shall have attended that School for not less than one year next preceding the award of any payment,—and who shall have received from the Principal Teacher of the School such a certificate in writing of their good conduct, regularity in attendance, and proficiency during that period, as shall be satisfactory to the Trustees.
(b.) Payments not exceeding 5£ each, in order to encourage the continuance of their attendance at School, to or for the benefit of children attending some Public Elementary School and being not less than eleven years of age,—who shall have attended the same or some other Public Elementary School or Schools for not less than five years next preceding the award of any payment,—shall have received from the Principal Teacher of the School or Schools so attended such a certificate in writing of their good conduct, regularity in attendance, and proficiency during that period, as shall be satisfactory to the Trustees,—and shall have passed the last preceding examination of their School, held under the Code of Regulations of the Education Department in force for the time being, in the elementary subjects of instruction prescribed thereby.
(c.) The payment of Exhibitions of the yearly value of 10£ each, tenable for any period not exceeding three years at any place of education higher than elementary, or of technical, professional, or industrial instruction, to be approved by the Trustees, or in the situation of Pupil Teacher at any Public Elementary School, by children being not less than 12 years of age,—who shall have attended some Public Elementary School or Schools for not less than six years next preceding the award of any Exhibition,—shall have received from the Principal Teacher of the School or Schools so attended such a certificate in writing of their good conduct, regularity in attendance, and proficiency during that period, as shall be satisfactory to the Trustees,—and shall have passed the last preceding examination of their School, held under the Code of Regulations of the Education Department in force for the time being, in the elementary subjects of instruction
prescribed thereby. The Exhibitions shall be awarded by the Trustees on the results of any examination which they shall deem sufficient. If the holder of an Exhibition shall in the judgment of the Trustees be guilty of serious misconduct or idleness or fail to maintain a reasonable standard of proficiency or
wilfully cease to pursue his or her education, the Trustees may at once determine the Exhibition.
All sums awarded to children under the foregoing provisions shall he primarily applied by the Trustees in paying the tuition fees of each child, and, subject thereto, shall be deposited in a Savings Bank, or otherwise accumulated or applied for the maintenance or benefit of the child as the Trustees think fit.
3. In all other respects the said Scheme of 19th February 1878 shall continue and remain in force.
Sealed by Order of the Board this 14th day of January 1887.
D. R. FEARON,
PRINTED BY H. G. FISHER, HIGH STREET, WOBURN, BEDS.