The first part of the document appears in the online tutorial
as Document 10. The second section, shown here, gives the names
of those trustees present. The clerical titles and university
degrees of some are given.
- The document is written in Chancery hand.
- The surnames are more or less alphabetical,
beginning with 'A' and going through to 'D'
(this will help you to identify the first
- Some of the men have university degrees,
which are recorded as initials after their
surnames: 'DD' is a Doctor of Divinity; an
'LLD' is a doctor of law and an 'MD' is a
doctor of medicine.
- Other men are recorded as clerks, or as
the junior members of their respective families.