The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 4

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S. Sweet & A. Maxwell, 1831

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Page 38 - ... a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 157 - ... use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by: and also to raise weekly or otherwise (by taxation of every inhabitant, parson, vicar and other, and of every occupier of lands, houses, tithes impropriate, propriations of tithes, coal-mines, or saleable underwoods in the said parish...
Page 158 - Act73 declared that: the father and grandfather, and the mother and grandmother, and the children of every poor, old, blind, lame and impotent person, or other poor person not able to work, being of a sufficient ability, shall, at their own charges, relieve and maintain every such poor person...
Page 149 - Sum, together with the reasonable Charges of taking and keeping the said Distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said Goods...
Page 236 - ... to the house of correction, there to be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding three calendar months...
Page 246 - Term, 1814, a verdict was found for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the Court on the following case : The plaintiffs are...
Page 132 - ... to appeal to the next general or quarter sessions of the peace for the county, riding, division, corporation, or franchise where such parish, township, or place lies; and the justices of the peace there assembled are hereby authorized and required to receive such appeal, and to hear and finally determine the same...
Page 131 - ... and empowered to execute all such of the duties of the office of overseer of the poor as shall in the warrant for his appointment be expressed, in like manner and as fully, to all intents and purposes, as the same may be executed by any ordinary overseer of the poor...
Page 530 - ... such house or building, or land, shall be occupied under such yearly hiring, and the rent for the same, to the amount of 101., actually paid, for the term of one whole year at the least...
Page 195 - ... or other misbehaviour, every such person or persons, being thereof lawfully convicted before any Justice or Justices of the Peace, shall thereupon by such Justice or Justices of the Peace, be committed to the common gaol or house of correction, there to remain without bail or mainprize for any period of time not exceeding twenty-one days, and during such time to be kept to hard labour.

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