Category Archive: John Hampden War Memorial Fund

Nov 11

John Hampden War Memorial Fund 2018

We are pleased to announce that we had over 70 successful applicants this year for awards from the John Hampden War Memorial Fund, and almost £13,000 to distribute so we were also able to give the school several thousand pounds to buy much needed equipment. Currently, the fund is doing very well with our capital …

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Oct 01

Robert Ernest Crawford

Remarkably, while Mr Crawford attended the school in the 1890s, this year his generosity once again favoured us when we were informed that a legacy payment in his will was due to the John Hampden War Memorial Fund. He was born in Newtown, Canningham, Res, Donegal, Ireland with an Anglo-Irish background. His father was the Rev. …

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Apr 13

Help Needed

The John Hampden War Memorial Fund (the fund that makes awards to students) needs a helping hand to undertake some administration. The duties are: 1) Monitoring the portfolio of about £250,000 in liaison with the appointed brokers. 2) Preparing the draft accounts before passing them on for audit. Allow an afternoon or a day to …

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Apr 15

A Short History of the John Hampden War Memorial Fund

The John Hampden War Memorial Fund exists to help students continue their further education through the provision of awards. Recently, a short history of the Fund was put together by the Trustees. The War Memorial Prize The earliest incarnation of the Fund was the 1920 presentation of a War Memorial Tablet by GE Shrimpton, Secretary …

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