Part of the Conveyance dated 12th October 1957 in which Albert George James gifted to the Parish Council the land on which the Village Hall was built. The Conveyance stipulates that the property:
“… shall be held upon trust for the purposes of physical and mental training and recreation rooms library lectures classes recreations and entertainments or otherwise as may be found expedient for the benefit of the inhabitants of the Parish of Milton …. “
An extract from the Registry of the Lord Bishop of Peterborough dated 1789 concerning letters of administration granted to Elizabeth Ward on the death of her brother Thomas Palmer.
Transcription of Thomas Palmer’s will
Extracted from the Registry of the Lord Bishop of Peterborough –
On the eighth day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and eighty nine. Letters of administration of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of Thomas Palmer late of Milton in the county of Northampton victualler intestate deceased were commited and granted to Elizabeth Ward (the wife of John Ward) the Sister of the said deceased She having been first sworn upon the Holy Evangelists before the Rev I Watkin Clerk BD a surrogate lawfully appointed well and faithfully to administer the same and at the same time make Oath that the said deceased at the time of his death was not posessed of a Personal Estate to the amount of One hundred Pounds.
Which I attest
W M Gates Dep Regs