Jessie Ann Alford Charity

Are you a lady living in the Parish of Tavistock who is either a widow or spinster and 60 years of age or over?

If you are, then why not benefit from the legacy left by Jessie Anne Alford and apply for a Grant from the Jessie Anne Alford Charity

This vital legacy was left by Jessie Anne Alford upon her death in 1947 to support deserving widows and spinsters of the Parish of Tavistock, who would benefit from this financial legacy.

Contact Tavistock Town Council on 01822 613529 for an application form or download application form

Closing date for the Grant Applications is Wednesday, 1st December 2021


Jesse Anne Alford was the wife of William Charles Alford a local market keeper, Councillor and Poor Law Guardian in the 1920's.  They were both members of the Plymouth Brethren community.