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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)QM/1/1/1
TitlePapers relating to Drapers' Company
Extent1 file
DescriptionLetters and papers regarding: the Beaumont Trust purchasing Bancroft's Hospital and School site from the Drapers' Company as the site for the People's Palace; and the Drapers' Company granting twenty thousand pounds to the Beaumont Trust for the People's Palace Technical Schools.

Includes letters from W. P. Sawyer, Clerk to the Drapers' Company, to A. Brownlow, Honourary Secretary of the Beaumont Trust, Sir Edmund Hay Currie, Chairman of the Beaumont Trust, and others. It also includes letters from the Chief Clerk of the Charity Commission to A. Brownlow, and copies of the resolution made at the Court of Assistants of the Drapers' Company on 20 May 1885, signed by W.P. Sawyer, that the Drapers' Company would grant £20,000 to Beaumont Trust.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/1247Sawyer; Sir; William Phillips (1844-1908); Clerk to The Drapers' Company
DS/UK/1248Brownlow; Arthur (fl. 1885); Honourary Secretary of the Beaumont Trust
DS/UK/1249Currie; Sir; Edmund Hay (1834-1913); Vice Chairman of the School Board for London (1873-76); Chairman of the London Hospital Medical College (1876-79); Chairman of the Beaumont Trustees (1882-91).
DS/UK/1377Beaumont Trust; 1882-
DS/UK/1378Bancroft's Hospital; 1727-1884
DS/UK/1034Drapers' Company; 1438-; Livery Company
DS/UK/62People's Palace; 1887-1954
DS/UK/1380Charity Commission; fl 1885
DS/UK/1381Drapers' Company; Court of Assistants; fl 1885