Charities

The Killamarsh Combined Bread Charity

The Bread Charity is a combination of the following charities:

  • William Hewitt's charity from a will dated 4th April 1599
  • The charity known as Hewitt Senior's founded by will in 1480
  • John Kay's charity from a will of 1741
  • The charity of Henry Mirfin from a will of 4th May 1744
  • Sarah Poles charity from a will of 1747
  • The charity of John Ward from a will of 1669

These charities and the property thereof is administered and managed together as one charity known as The Killamarsh Combined Bread Charity in accordance with the Governing Document of the scheme by a body of Trustees. The scheme is approved by the Charities Commission.

Purpose of the Scheme
The Trustees are responsible for applying the income of the charity in relieving either generally or individually persons resident in the Parish of Killamarsh who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress by making grants of money or providing or paying for items, services or facilities calculated to reduce the need, hardship or distress of such persons.

Trustees and Trustee Meetings
The charity has three trustees. The Parish Council nominates 1 Councillor who in turn will co-opt two other trustees. The Council nominated Trustee is Cllr N Whitehead.

For up to date information, please see the Charity Commission.