The Old One Hundredth*

* The name often given to a hymn All people that on earth do dwell drawn from Psalm 100.

This series is about former pupils who celebrated their one hundredth birthdays.

Centenarians Marjorie Rita

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Right Matron – carry on!

Matron's salary 1791
Rule from 1791 re Matron’s salary

From The Rules and Regulations of the Royal Free Mason Charity, 1791.

The salary of the Matron (above from 3 years after the first appointment) was a good, solid income and so it is hardly surprising that there were many applicants. Continuing with the list in the Rough Minute Book, we come now to the last two candidates not yet written about. Continue reading