On This Day in Trinity House History – 2 June

1742

Almswoman Ms. Barman is asked to cease her ‘irregular’ behaviour

Trinity House Board Minute:

“Complaints being made to the Board by the Deputy Master and other brethren who have lately visited our Almshouses at Deptford, that Anne Barman, one of our almswomen there is addicted to drinking and behaves Irregularly, and she having been ordered to attend the board thereon, she attended accordingly, and being severely reprimanded for the same with threats of dismission in case of farther misbehaviour, four shillings a month was ordered to be stopped from her pay till farther orders and her better behaviour.”

Trinity House almshouses at Deptford

Trinity House almshouses at Deptford

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