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Ministers' Friend, or Associate Fund

Ministers' Friend, or Associate Fund, 7, Bloomfield Street, W., established in 1823, affords aid to ministers with small salaries connected with the Congregational denomination. The entire number of ministers who have been assisted is very considerable. During the past year the number was 97, and the income was 1,203.

Treasurer, H. Spicer, Esq.—Hon. Secretaries, Rev. E. Mannering and Rev. John Stoughton.—Corresponding Secretary, Rev. C. Gilbert.

An Asylum for the benefit of Dissenting Ministers, their Widows and Daughters, known as "The Retreat," is situated at Hackney.

SOURCE: The Charities of London, by Samuel Low, Jun., London: Sampson Low, Son,
and Marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. 1861.