Endowment, Horsfall safe return, 1914-18 St.Chad's College
St.Chad’s College, Durham University.
Dedication, Creation or Publication date
Donation made March 1919
Endowment fund to create an annual Exhibition for a candidate for ordination.
None. Entitled “Per Ardua ad Astra” Exhibition.
(Given as a thanks for the safe return of Major Ewart Horsfall, R.A.F.)
Mr. H. Douglas Horsfall, Liverpool.
How money was raised
1. St.Chad’s was founded approx. 1905 primarily as a Training College for the Ministry of the Church of England.
2. Mr. Horsfall also donated £3,000 to the endowment of the first fellowship of the College, and it was “proposed shortly to nominate to the fellowship a distinguished alumnus of the College who has been serving in the Army since 1914”.
3. Major Horsfall was well known as the president of the Oxford University Boating Club.
Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material
Darlington and Stockton Times 29/3/1919 reports donation.
Durham Chronicle 29/3/1919 reports donation.
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