GEORGE CARLOWS CHARITY WOODBRIDGE SUFFOLK (3 images)
George Carlow's charity Woodbridge Suffolk. George Carlow died in 1738, was a member of a religious sect called 'Separate Congregation', one of whose beliefs was that Saturday should be kept as the Sabbath. In his Will he left provision for the churchwardens from St Mary's to purchase twenty shillings worth of twopenny loaves from the two poorest bakers in the town, and give them to the poor of the parish. Moreover, this was to 'go on for ever'. The custom has now died out, but used to take...