- 1917-2007 (Creation)
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Selby United Charities (SUC) manages a number of ancient charities within the town and parish of Selby.
In 1917 the Charity Commission listed these as the charities of James Audus; John Edmonds; Robert Hudson; Thomas Procter; and Charles Weddall; as well as the charity called the Feoffee Estate and the Feoffee Estate Church Charity. The charity of Joshua Rayner was also later merged with the SUC.
Today these have been amalgamated into the Selby Almshouses and Poor’s Charity; the Selby Feoffee and Welfare Charity; the Selby Sick Poor Fund; and the James and Mary Audus Charities.
The SUC’s holdings include the almshouses on Gowthorpe for ‘aged, infirm and poor persons’ presented to the Feoffees of Selby in 1833 by James Audus; property bequeathed by Joshua Rayner for education of boys at Selby Blue Coat School; and various other charitable funds and properties intended to supply medical and financial relief to the poor and infirm of Selby and support recreational and educational facilities.
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SUC committee papers, including reports and accounts, 1987-2004; agenda for meetings, 1988-2001; minutes, 1917-1980, 1987-2006; lists of trustees, 1987-2000; general correspondence, 1995-2004; correspondence from the Charity Commission, 1992-2005; and notes and press cuttings, 1991-2000.
Financial records, including accounts, 1929, 1968-1981, 1983-1989; report and accounts, 1990-2007.
Papers concerning applications for funding and related correspondence, 1996-2005; letters of thanks from funding recipients, 1996-2005.
Correspondence and papers concerning housing, including papers regarding alterations to property, 1998-2004, and papers relating to the Gowthorpe almshouses, 1995-2006.
Committee papers, financial records, correspondence and related papers concerning the Rayner Charity, 1925-2003; minute book of the charity of Joshua Rayner with James Audus’ augmentation, 1928-2003.
Records concerning the Selby Blue and Grey Coat Educational Foundation, including Board of Education schemes, 1931-1934; cash book, 1961-1999, financial statements, 2004-2006; and minutes, 2007.
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