|HMS Conway 1859 - 1974
© Alfie Windsor 1998
The HMS Conway Trust
Registered Charity No. 275366
John F. Sheldrake (52-54)
51 Norman Road,
J. McCaughrean (50-51)
R.O. Fairbairn (47-49)
R.N. McGrail (49-50)
C.J. Steere (Hon.) (OW)
Hon Independent Examiner
C.H. Plummer (67-72)
The CONWAY CLUB, whose members are all former Cadets of H.M.S."CONWAY", established the charitable trust know as the H.M.S."CONWAY" TRUST on the 14th February 1978 in memory of the several training establishments known as H.M.S.CONWAY and all those who served there.
The objects of the Trust are to apply any monies which may be received on trust for the purpose of maintaining the Trust in perpetuity in accordance with the powers and provisions contained, for the benefit of those persons from the classes set out in the deed governing this trust and which are detailed below.
Benefits cover grants for the advancement of education generally and in particular in the subjects of good seamanship and safe navigation including, but not by way of limitation, grants to assist persons to take educational training courses of an outward bound nature or in training ships or in equiping themselves for a career at sea or in the Sovereign's Armes Forces or upon voyages of an adventurous nature.
A further object of the Trust is the relief of poverty among such persons as are detailed below. The beneficiaries of the Trust are drawn from the following classes of persons only :-
The Trustees are also able to make grants or loans to any institution which is established for exclusively charitable purposes.
Organsiation & Operation
The number of Trustees shall be not less than five nor more than fifteen.
As long as the Conway Club comprises not less than five hundred members whose addresses are known to the Officers of the Conway Club, the Conway Club has the right to appoint a majority of the Trustees, the remainder being elected by Subscribers to the Trust, each Subscriber having one vote. Subscribers are those who pay an annual subscription to the Trust.
Annual General Meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday in July each year at Trinity House, London.
Subscription & Donations
The present annual minimum subscription is ten pounds and when this is received by the Hon. Secretary prior to the 31st December such subscriber is entitled to attend and vote at the following Annual General Meeting or appoint a proxy to do so.
Those who donate a lump sum of one thousand pounds or more become Life Subscribers entitled to attend and vote or appoint a proxy at every Annual General Meeting of the Trust, as are the President and Officers of the Conway Club while in office.
Donations and bequests to the Trust are always gratefully received and should be sent to the Hon. Secretary at the address above.
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