Bocking
Community ID
 
921
 
Alternate Names
 
Maison Dieu
 
Region
 
Essex
 
Modern Location
 
Bocking
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Date Founded
 
1440
 
Foundation Information
 

John Doreward was given a license in 1440 to found a hospital for seven poor men to dwell in on two acres of land.

 
Assets/Property
 

The hospital was worth 40s.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

for poor men (Knowles). The hospital survived dissolution and later became an almshouse which was still in existence in the nineteenth century.

 
Admin. Notes
 

Needs further verification to see whether women were at this foundation. EMS 5/08

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project\
 
Date Started
 
1440
 
Length
 
157