Trustees of Southminster National School in 1820

On 4 January 1820 a group of influential local men gathered and set up a trust fund to support the fledgling national school that had opened in Southminster

The man set a subscription of 500 pa to ensure the future of the school.

At this time it is recorded that 150 boys and 130 girls attended the school.

The signatories to the Deed of Trust are listed below

Person

Occupation

Rev Alexander Scott

Rector

Peter Hackblock

Surgeon and apothecary

William Tabrum

Surgeon and apothecary

James Clark

Gentleman

George Spurgeon

Gentleman

John Spells

Farmer

John Stebbing

Miller

John Patrick

Shopkeeper

 

 

 

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