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BINGHAM COAL CLUB

In the report of the Coal Club for 1869 the committee are given as:

Committee
The Rev R.Miles
Mr E. Hutchinson
Mr Brewster
Mr Brown
Dr Smith
Mr Doncaster
The Rev.N. Keymer
Mr Orton
Mr Huckerby
Mr W. Hardstaff
L. D. Smyth was the Coal Club secretary.

The balance sheet shows:

Payments from the poor
Free subscriptions
Interest
Cards




Totals

£
48
20
0
0



£68

s
0
4
10
5



19
d
0
0
0
0



0
Balance to treasurer
120 tons coal at 10/9 a ton
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Printing
To the porter at railway
Weighing
Balance in Treasurer’s hands
1
65




1

£68
9
0
3
4
2
17
1

19
6
0
6
2
6
10
6

0

55 men and women, including A Friend, are listed as free contributors. They include the Earl of Chesterfield, who gave £5 and the Rev Miles who gave £4. The lowest contribution was 1 shilling each, given by 16 named individuals.

 


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