Almshouses, Main Street, Hemingby, Lincolnshire

Almshouses, Main Street, Hemingby, Lincolnshire
Photograph taken 30 July 2002 © Mr Roger H Mockford. Source Historic England Archive ref: 195662

These 5 almshouses, originally called a hospital, were built in 1727. They have the inscription "The Hospital and School were erected in the year 1727 by Jane Dymoke Widow of the Hon. Charles Dymoke of Scrivelsby Esq. Champion of England and endowed by her will and a yearly salary to a School Master and Mistress for teaching all the poor children in the Parish of Hemingby to read write and work and with competent provision of clothing for six of the said children and for putting some of them Apprentices and also yearly allowance for four poor widows Inhabitants of the County of Lincolnshire is appointed in her will".


Lincolnshire Hemingby


Georgian (1714 - 1836)


almshouse charity philanthropy poor Georgian (1714 - 1836)