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Charity Commissioners' Accounts
Charity Commissioners' Accounts
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This material consists of audited accounts and information leaflets returned to the Board of Charity Commissioners. The accounts give the names of the charities' governors, trustees or administrators, their endowments, and their receipts and payments. Coverage is for the years 1854-1959, and includes the following areas:Abram, Ainsworth, Altrincham, Ancoats, Ardwick, Ashton in Makerfield, Ashton under Lyne, Aspull, Astley, Atherton, Audenshaw, Blackley, Blackrod, Bolton, Bramhall, Broughton, Bury, Butterworth, Chadderton, Cheadle, Cheetham, Chorlton on Medlock, Denton, Didsbury, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Dunham Massey, Eccles, Farnworth, Gatley, Golborne, Hale, Harpurhey, Hazel Grove, Heaton Mersey, Heaton Norris, Hindley, Hyde, Lees, Leigh, Lowton, Manchester, Marple, Middle Hulton, Middleton, Mottram in Longdendale, Northenden, Oldham, Orrell, Pendlebury, Prestwich, Radcliffe, Reddish, Rochdale, Sale, Salford, Shaw, Stalybridge, Stockport, Stretford, Tonge, Tottington, Tyldesley, Urmston, Wigan, and WorsleyPlace:/Lancashire/England
Charity Commissioners' Accounts
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The Charity Commission was set up in 1853 following a lengthy enquiry into the abuse and misappropriation of charity funds. The commission oversees the accounts and activities of registered charities.
Material has been received in ten separate accessions from the following offices: Norfolk Record Office 4 July 1984 accession number 1152; Lancashire Record Office 5 October 1984,accession number 1172; Merseyside Archives 17 December 1984, accession number 1183; Dyfed Record Office 27 April 1985, accession number 1192; Lancashire Record Office 13 May 1985, accession number 1200; Cheshire Record Office 20 May 1988, accession number 1320; Cheshire Record Office 22 August 1989, accession number 1365; Merseyside Record Office 20 November 1989, accession number 1372; Lancashire Record Office, 5 October 1995, accession number 1571; Somerset Record Office 29 April 1998, accession number 1761. See accession register for further details.
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Arrangement:This material is arranged alphabetically by place name and then chronologically by year.
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