Note from Drapers' Company about Boarding Foundation Scholaships
Brief early history
Invitation to laying of foundation stone at Woodford July 1887 (photocopy). Hand written copy of Times article 18th July 1887 on laying foundation stone at Woodford by HRH Prince Albert Victor. Invitation to laying of foundation stone of Woodford building, 16th July 1887. Laying of Foundation stone at Woodford - instructions and travel arrangements for guests. July 16th 1887
Licence from Drapers' Company permitting School to use the company crest
Election dinner 1938 menu card
Sexcentenary, Election Dinner and Order of service for Thanksgiving service
Dance card for 1937 ball
Almanacks and diaries, including information about the foundation of Bancroft's
All papers on Francis Bancroft, including pen drawing, pictures of tomb at St Helen's Bishopsgate, notes on his family his funeral and his tomb.Notes on Francis Bancroft from the annals of St Helens Bishopsgate together with with letter from R H Snape, History master, who was made to take early retirement following the 1935 HMI Inspection. Hadleigh Historian magazine, published Spring 2017, containing article about Francis Bancroft and Benton End farm, the latter ebing a property bought by the Drapers' Company as part of the investments of the Francis Bancroft Trust.
`Brief History of Company.
Thomas Corney's Trust - Exhibitions for Girls
Minutes of Court of Assistants' meeting 1805 about boarding
History of the Worshipful Company of Drapers. Vols 1 - 5
The Ancient Plate of the Drapers' Company - three copies.
Papers relating to Francis Bancroft Trust and Drapers Charitable Fund and provision for Scholarships 1988 - 2003
Benton End Farm, Suffolk. Property of the Francis Bancroft Trust, sold in 1937 for £2,100, see also catalogue 2442, History of the Drapers' Company's Properties and Trusts - two volumes. Vol 2 includes details of the Francis Bancroft Trust and Bequest.
History of the Drapers' Company's Properties and Trusts - two volumes. Vol 2 includes details of the Francis Bancroft Trust and Bequest.