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Bookbinders' Pension Society

Bookbinders' Pension Society, 61, Charlotte Street, Portland Street, established 1830. An allowance of from 6s. to 9s. per week is made to bookbinder's (members) above 55 years of age, or totally incapacitated from work, and from 5s. to 6s. to females.

Total receipts have been about 9,763; 6,802 of which has been paid to pensioners.

Income during the year, 1,404, including 30 dividend on stock of 1,000; 275 has been paid in pensions. There are 57 pensioners now on the books. Chiefly supported by binders' workpeople, in weekly contributions of 1d.

Treasurer, John Young McFarlane, Esq.—Secretary, Mr. John Jeffrey.


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