New Residential Beneficiary Needed

William Barringer Charity - Advertisement for New Residential Beneficiary

Date Published: 09/10/2020

The William Barringer Charity is a historic 17c charity providing accommodation for residential beneficiaries in the Almshouses in Park Road, Stevington, Beds.


The Trustees of the William Barringer Charity give notice that a vacancy has arisen in the Almshouses. This is now available for occupation and the Trustees are inviting applications for a new Residential Beneficiary.


Applicants for the prospective residential beneficiary need to meet all of the following criteria:

1.    Be a person of good character and in need.

2.    Have resided in Stevington for three consecutive years or more

                        (and not necessarily resident at this point in time),


have a personal connection with Stevington in lieu of the prescribed period of three years residency.

3.    Aged sixty or over.

4.    Be able to sustain an independent lifestyle.


In exceptional circumstances for applicants not meeting the above criteria any appointment will be at the absolute discretion of the Trustees.


All applicants are advised that their application will require full details of the applicant’s financial resources (income, investments and property), provide details of their health, social and legal situation, and provide two character references. A DBS check may also be required by the Trustees.


Prospective candidates should request an application form via post or email from:


R Adams

Chairman – William Barringer Charity

Park Road House

Park Road



MK43 7QG


Email: Parkroadhouse(at)


Completed forms must be returned by post or email no later than 30thOctober 2020


All applications will be treated in strict confidence by the Trustees.