Attached was also a bede or almshouse for twelve poor men.
The adjacent Cowane's Hospital is an old almshouse dating from 1637.
Both school and almshouse had existed before, and this was merely an additional endowment.
Though he took orders in 1841, ill-health prevented his settling in England till 1846, when he became warden of Sackville College, an almshouse at East Grinstead, an appointment which he held till his death on the 6th of August 1866.
The almshouse known as the hospital of St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist was founded in 1437 on the site of an earlier establishment, and retains a Perpendicular chapel, hall and other portions.