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Grocers' and Tea Dealers' Benevolent Protection Society

Grocers' and Tea Dealers' Benevolent Protection Society, established 1837, for granting pensions of from 18 to 30 to aged members and their widows. The entire number, 137, who have been assisted have received upwards of 18,000; independent of which the sum of 20,000 has been invested in the funds. 8 pensioners have been elected during the year.

Income during the past year was about 1,910; 600 of which was derivable from dividends, and the remainder from voluntary contributions.

Treasurers, Edward Absolom, James Peek, and John Philpott, Esqrs.—Secretary, Mr. George Garraway. Office, 29, St. Swithin's Lane.

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