Charitable and Welfare Societies: Brig-Y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home

Reference: B/A/W30/150/48

Date: November 5th 1940 - November 5th 1940

Directorate correspondence relating to Day Nurseries, Maintenance, includes; details of proposed building maintenance, a review of new services and budgetary implications for the future of Brig-y-don.

Reference: D/J1/A/B1/G/9/2

Date: February 8th 1989 - December 27th 1990

Testament of Thomas Robert Maltwood, Baymont, St Aubin. Dated 20 January 1938. Bequeaths £500 to Brig-y-Don.

Reference: D/Y/A/102/111

Date: May 23rd 1938 - May 23rd 1938

Testament of Charles Thomas Maine, St Helier. Dated 15 April 1939. Desires to be buried at Mont à l'Abbé Cemetery. Bequeaths to the Jersey Blind Society £50; to the Little Sisters of the Poor £50; to Brig-y-Don £100.

Reference: D/Y/A/106/53

Date: February 28th 1940 - February 28th 1940

Testament of Ella Balleine née Benest, Montrose, Samares, Clement. Dated 6 December 1939. Includes a separate booklet detailing specific bequests to people of furniture, silver and jewellery. Remainder of jewellery to the Poor Clergy Relief Corporation and the Church of England Waifs & Strays Society in equal shares. Bequeaths to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, Westminster £500; to the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge £500; to the Church Army for the Fresh Air Holiday Fund, London £500; to the Clergy Orphans Association £500; to the Church of England Incorporated Society for providing homes for waifs and strays, London, £250; to the Poor Clergy Relief Corporation, London, £500; to the Clergy Widow's Fund Westminster £1000; to the Royal Cancer Free Hospital, London £250; to the Hostel of St Luke, Clergy Nursing Home £250; to The Jersey Blind Society £100; to Brig-y-Don £100; to the Home for Infirm & Aged Women £100; to St Dunstan's Home for Blinded Sailors, Soldiers & Airmen £200; to The Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital £250; to Dr Barnardos Homes £250; to the Ex- Service Welfare Society, London £250; to The National Society for the Blind £250; to the Constable, Rector and Churchwardens of St Clement £300 to place a stained window in the Parish Church in memory of her husband and £200 for the upkeep of her burial plot and for the benefit of the poor of the parish. Residue of personal estate: 1/3 to the Church Army; 1/3 to the Poor Clergy Relief Fund; 1/6 to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1/18 to the Church of England Incorporated Society for providing homes for waifs and strays, 1 /18 to St Dunstans and 1/18 to the Ex-Welfare Society.

Reference: D/Y/A/106/89

Date: April 6th 1940 - April 6th 1940

Testament of Wyndham Dumaresq Collas, Ravenscrag, Millbrook, St Lawrence. Dated 19 January 1939. Bequeaths to the Jersey Home for Infirm & Aged Women 200; to the Jersey Merchant Seamens Benefit Society £200; to Dr Barnardos Homes £200; to the Jersey Society for Education and Welfare of the Necessitous Blind £200; to the Jersey Branch of the British Legion £150; to Brig-y-Don £200; to the Jersey Clinic £250; to the Rector and Churchwardens of St Mary £200.

Reference: D/Y/A/110/39

Date: December 11th 1942 - December 11th 1942

Testament of Irma Amélie Le Seelleur, 17 Landscape Grove, Mont Cochon, St Helier, widow of Herbert Edward Foard. Dated 14 May 1941. Bequeaths to the Vicar and Churchwardens of St Andrews Church £25; to the Jersey Dispensary & Infirmary £25; to the Jersey Clinic £25; to the Home for Aged & Infirm Women £25; to the Jersey District Nursing Association £25; to Brig-y-Don £25; to the Constable of St Helier's Charity Fund £25; to the General Hospital £25; to the Jersey Maternity & Infant Welfare Centre £25; to the Jersey Blind Society £50; to Marie Marguerite Trachy her mother's sampler dated 1852.

Reference: D/Y/A/110/85

Date: March 10th 1943 - March 10th 1943

Testament of Philip Bauche, Oaklands, Augerez, St Peter. Dated 8 August 1942. Bequeaths to the Rector and Churchwardens of St Peter £400 for the heating and lighting of St Peter's Church; to the Christian Alliance for Women and Girls £100; to Brig-y-Don £100.

Reference: D/Y/A/110/86

Date: March 10th 1943 - March 10th 1943

Will and Testament of Arthur Alfred Whelan, Sunhaven, Millbrook, St Helier. Dated 12 June 1941. Desires to be buried with his wife in St Saviours Cemetary. Bequeaths to Jersey General Dispensary & Infirmary £50; to Jersey Maternity and Infant Welfare Centre £50; to the Jersey District Nursing Hospital £50; to the Little Sisters of the Poor in Jersey £50; to The Constable of St Helier's Charity Fund £50; to the Salvation Army £50; to the Jersey Female Orphans Home £50; to Brig-y-Don £50. Codicil added 21 October 1941. Bequeaths to the Jersey Animal Shelter £50.

Reference: D/Y/A/110/94

Date: March 17th 1943 - March 17th 1943

Testament of Juliette Marie Le Neveu, 20 Midvale Road, St Helier. Dated 1 May 1940. Bequeaths to the League of Helping Hand, London £50; to the Given-Wilson Institute of Pelly Bridge £50; to the Jersey Maternity & Infant Welfare Centre £50; to the Friends of the Poor, London £50; to the Jersey Blind Society £50; to Brig-y-Don £50; to the Home for Infirm & Aged Women her Carters invalid wheelchair, bed table and leg rest. All household furniture and effects sold and profits divided between: Constable and Procureurs du Bien Public of St Helier for the Poor and the Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Residue of personal estate to RNLI 1/6th, Royal School for the Blind, Surrey 1/6th; Cancer Hospital, Fulham Road 1/6th. If John Neel Le Rossignol predeceases the testator the remaining 1/2 to be shared between the above 3 charities. Separate list of furniture and kitchenware bequeathed to Ann Elizabeth Monnamy. Codicil added 12 June 1940. Residue of personal estate to RNLI, Royal School for the Blind, Cancer Hospital, Shaftsbury Society and Invalid Childrens Aid Association.

Reference: D/Y/A/111/86

Date: October 27th 1943 - October 27th 1943

Will and Testament of Ernest Hugh Bowring of Avenue House, Parade Road, St Helier. Desires that he be cremated and the ashes deposited in the grave where his first and second wives lie at Mont-a-l'Abbé Cemetery and that his funeral service shall take place in St Helier Town Church and directs his executors to see that an appropriate inscription is added to the headstone at the cemetery. Bequeaths all household furniture, linen and domestic effects to Annie Tostevin, née Jenkin. Also bequeaths sums of money to Edith Le Cronier, née Bowring, Reverend Edgar George Bowring, Marion Jessie Bowring, Elizabeth Mary Hale, née Bowring, Margaret Bowring Hale, Rosemary Bowring Hale, Florence May Dodd, Keith Minshall, Margaret Ann Flambard, Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, also beqeaths sums of money to Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home £12,000 to be applied by them for the permanent endowment of two cots in the said insitutions to be known as the Edith Clara Cowring Cot and the Medora Frances Bowring Cot. Dated 26/04/1948

Reference: D/Y/B1/1/84

Date: May 4th 1949 - May 4th 1949

Will and Testament of Rose Alice Flavelle, née Starkey, widow of William Henry Flavelle, of Mont Millais, St Helier. Bequeaths to the Jersey District Nursing Association, £500; to Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent Home, £250. Includes seperate documents dividing china, silver and jewellery. Dated 28/11/1950. [Includes three closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/12/35

Date: December 29th 1951 - December 29th 1951

Will and Testament of Margaret Bisson, née Warburton, widow of George William Bisson, of 11, Vauxhall Street, St Helier. Bequeaths to the Home for Aged and Infirm Women, £50; to the Jersey Blind Society, £50; to the District Nurses Association, St Helier, £50; to Brig-Y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home, £50; to Dr Barnardo's Homes, £50. Dated 04/01/1952. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/12/40

Date: January 4th 1952 - January 4th 1952

Will and Testament of Edward Howell Gilson, of Little Court, Mont Cambrai, Millbrook, St Lawrence. Bequeaths to Jersey Blind Society, Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home, Dr Barnado's Homes National Incorporated Association, Royal United Kingdom Benificent Association and St Dunstan's Home for the Blind. Dated 11/11/1952. [Includes five closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/17/1

Date: December 16th 1952 - December 16th 1952

Will and Testament of Timothy Alexander Pallot, of Lincoln House, Millbrook, St Lawrence. Bequeaths to Brig-y-Don's Children's Convalescent Home, £50. Dated 27/03/1951. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/19/25

Date: April 29th 1953 - April 29th 1953

Will and Testament of Emily Amelia Sophia Benest, wife of Ernest Benest, of Villa Rochebonne, Bagatelle, St Saviour. Bequeaths to the Baptist Missionary Society, £1000; to the Salvation Army, £1000; to the Vauxhall Baptist Church, £100, to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, £100; to the Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home, £100. Dated 21/08/1948. [Includes three closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/19/4

Date: April 1st 1953 - April 1st 1953

Will and Testament of Edward John Warren, of Corner Cort, Rodney Avenue, retired master mariner. Bequeaths to Robert Hugh Le Masurier, the painting of his ship Fiona; to the Shipwrecked Mariners Society, £100; to the Home for Aged and Infirm Women, £100; to the National Lifeboat Institution, £100; to the National Trust for Jersey, £100; to Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent and Holiday Home, the rest and residue of his personal property. Dated 17/01/1950. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/21/19

Date: September 26th 1953 - September 26th 1953

Will and Testament of Percy Newman Hall, also known as Newman Percy Hall, of Forest Hill, Beaumont, St Peter. Desires to be buried in the parish cemetery of St Brelade where he owns a burial plot. Bequeaths to the Brig-y-Don Children's Convalescent Home, £500; to the Jersey Blind Society, £150; to the Little Sisters of the Poor, £150; to Dr Barnardo's Homes, £200; to the Salvation Army, £100; to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, £200. Dated 23/12/1952. [Includes three closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/21/53

Date: November 10th 1953 - November 10th 1953

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