A Special Dinner with beer

8th July 1919

Peace Celebrations

Circular and Order from the Local Government Board authorising additional expenditure as to Diet and Out Door Relief with respect to Peace Celebrations.

The Guardians determined to give the Inmates a Special Dinner on the 19th with beer for the adults, to allow the children and such Inmates as are well enough to attend the Faringdon festivities, to which the Committee had invited them, and to give an additional 2/- to each adult and 1/- to each child in receipt of Outdoor Relief…

The Relieving Officer was instructed to treat all non-settled cases on the same basis as our own.

It was also resolved to contribute the sum of £5.5.0 towards the expenses of the Faringdon celebrations.

Postcard from Revd Hill asking what rate a parish is allowed to levy for celebrations.

The Clerk reported he had replied to same.

Faringdon Board of Guardians minutes (G/F1/44)

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