Fonds AC - Records of estate in Shipdham of Harvey's Charity, Chard (Somerset)

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Records of estate in Shipdham of Harvey's Charity, Chard (Somerset)


  • 1654-1891 (Creation)

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38 pieces

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This charity was established by the will of Richard Harvey, a native of Chard (Somerset), who left lands in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk for the founding of a hospital in Chard, which was in use from 1698.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 15 June 1956 (NRS 26934).

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In searchroom bound list 'South Creake'.

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For records of Harvey's Almshouse, Chard, see Somerset Record Office, DD\HAR.

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