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III. Forms house will be situate as fit and proper persons qualified for guardians of relating to the the

poor,
and

as fit persons to be governors of the poor-house for the said relief and order. parish (or township, as the case shall be) and do agree to allow the person erho ing of poor. shall be appointed guardian, a salary of per annum, for his trouble in

erecuting that office, and to the person who shall be appointed governor of the workhouse, a salary of per annum, for his trouble in executing that office.

103. Agree- It is agreed this day of by and between the guardians of the ment for uniting poor of the parish of and

and of the townships of the parishes (or and in the county of (which maintain their own poor separate townships, as and distinct from the other parts of their respective parishes ), whose names are the case may be] hereunto subscribed, pursuant to the opinion of two-thirds in number and calui of

and of the owners or occupiers of lands, tenements, and hereditaments assessed 11

for the the poor's rates within such respective parishes and townships, at meetings de purpose of pro- held for that purpose, qualified according to the directions of the act passed viding a house the twenty-second year of the reign of his Majesty King George the Third, a or houses, and with the approbation of W. R. and E. R. M., two of his Majesty's justices for the better the peace, according to the directions of the said act, That the said respecta maintaining parishes and townships shall be united for the better maintaining and emploi and employing their poor, and that a convenient house or houses, with proper buildings sia their poor, pur- accommodations thereto, and with land fit for gardens, orchards, and the keepis suant to Gil

of a cow or cows, shall be built (purchased or hired, as shall be found most sur bert's act, 22 able, ) at or near

for the reception and accommodation of the per, el Geo. 3, c. 83 soon as conveniently may be, and if hired the same shall be rented upon to (a).

terms as shall be agreed upon between the guardians of the poor of the e
several parishes and townships, or the major part of them, and the perform
persons ouning or being authorized to let such buildings, lands, and premis
but no such agreement shall be made for any longer lease than twenty-one yaani
unless the guardian or guardians shall have an option to vacate it at the end
that term on giving twelve months' notice in writing, of his or their intenta
to do, nor for a shorter term than three years ; and such houses shall be fitted.
and made convenient for the purposes aforesaid, at the expense of the lander
(or tenants, as shall be agreed to by them). That the rents of the said how
the expenses of fitting up, making additions or alterations (where they shali
agreed to be paid by the tenants), and of the furniture thereof, and also the #
sils and materials to be used for the purpose of employing the poor, and
wages and allowances to be paid to the governor of the house, shall be paid
the said several guardians in their due proportions, according to the amouk:
the money raised by the poor's rate for their several parishes and touonships
respect of their poor, on a medium of three years preceding such agrer.com
and that such proportions shall be ascertained by and

trhaa have nominated for that purpose, and shall be paid by the guardians of the si of the said respective parishes and townships to the persons who shall be the rised to receive the same, within seven days after the same shall be so ascertsiz and that the money earned by the labour shall be brought to the credit of account at the end of every year. That the expences of victuals, beer, and f! for the poor, and the governor (and for the assistants, when any shall be lezi

ecessary) in every such house or houses, with all other small incidental espe.
shall be proportioned, at the end of every month, according to the number of: 1
which shall be sent from each of the said respective parishes, townships, and was
and for the time they shall have resided there within such month.
guardians of the poor of any of the said parishes, townships, or places,
be at liberty to withdraw from this agreement at the end of the first threes!
or any succeeding three years, on giving twelve months' notice of such the ?
tentions, if it shall be so determined by [three-fourth parts) of the owners of in
piers of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, assessed to the poor's rates.
qualified as aforesaid, at a public me ng summoned by due notice as afore -
specifying the occasion of such meeting ; and in such case they shall receit
half of their due proportion, to be ascertained by the persons last aboveAt"
or such other persons as the parties shall agree upon for that purpose,
value of the furniture, stock, utensils, and implements, then remaining at
poor-house after paying their proportion of the rent, and of the salaries :
governor and other officers, to the end of the then growing year.

And the

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(a) Ante, 216, this form is prescribed by 22 Geo. III. c. 83, schedule, No 4

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guardian of the poor of such parish, township, and place, shall provide suitable III. Forms and convenient clothing for the poor, to be sent to the said house or houses from relating to the their respective parishes, townships, or places, and charge the expences thereof relief and orderin their accounts. And we recommend to the justices of the limit where such ing of poor. house is to be situated,

as persons duly qualified for the office of visitors of the said poor-house, and

as persons duly qualified for the office of governors of the said poor-house.

We, A. B. and C. D., the justices of the peace mentioned in the within written agreement, do hereby give our approbation to the parishes and places herein-named, being united for the purposes of the act within-mentioned. Witness our hands, this day of A.D. 1831.

A. B.
C. D.

Be it remembered that on the

day of A. B. deposited in my 104. The entry hands a copy of the agreement made between the churchwardens and overseers to be made by of the poor, of the parishes or townships of

and

(as the case the clerk of the shall be) in the county, fc. (as the case may be] of for uniting in hiring, peace, or town purchasing, or building houses at or near in the same county of

clerk. (See and providing for the maintenance and employment of a certain description of form, Gilbert's poor persons belonging to the said parishes, townships, and places, pursuant to act, 22 Geo. 3, the statute made in the twenty-second year of the reign of his Majesty King c. 83, scheGeorge the Third.

dule) No.5(a).

at

Notice is hereby given, that a public meeting to consult the owners or occu- 105. Notice of piers of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, assessed after the rate of five pounds the meeting to per annum, about providing for the maintenance and employment of the poor, consult as to pursuant to the statute of the twenty-second year of the reign of King George the providing for Third, will be held in the vestry room of this parish, on

the day the poor, under
of
o'clock in the afternoon.

Gilbert's act,
22 Geo. 3, c.
83, schedule

No. 6 (b).
We, A. B. and C. D., esquires, two of his Majesty's justices of the peace
for the county of

acting for the hundred of in the said county, 106. Appointdo hereby appoint to execute the office of guardian of the poor, for the ment of a parish of in the said county, within the said hundred, for one year, to be guardian of the computed from to which he has been recommended at a public meeting, poor. (See holden on the day of pursuant to the directions of the act passed in Gilbert's act, the twenty-second year of the reign of his Majesty King George the Third, 22 Geo. 3, c. "for the better relief and employment of the poor.

83, schedule Given under our hands this day of one thousand eight hun. No. 7 (c). dred and thirty one.

A. B. (L.S.)
C. D. (L.S.)

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We, A. B. and C. D., esquires, two of his Majesty's justices of the peace 107. Appointfor the county of acting in the hundred of

in the said county, ment of a visitor do hereby appoint

of

to erecute the office of visitor of the poor of the poor. See for the parish of in the said county, within the said hundred, for one form prescribed year, to be computed from to which he has been recommended, at a by 22"Geo. 3, public meeting holden on the day of pursuant to the directions of c. 83, No. 7. the act passed in the twenty-second year of the reign of King George the Third, (d). "for the better relief and employment of the poor.Given under our hands this

day of one thousand eight hun. dred and thirty-one.

A. B.
C. D.

(a) Ante, 216.
(6) Ibid.

(c) Ante, 215.
(d) Ante, 218.

III. Forms relating to the We, A. B. and C. D., esquires, tuo of his Majesty's justices of the peace relief and order. for the county of acting in the hundred of

in the said county, ing of poor. do hereby appoint

of

to execute the office of gorernor of the poor, for the parish of in the said county, within the said hundred, for 108. Appoint- one year, to be computed from

to which he has been recommended at a ment of a gopublic meeting, holden on the day of

pursuant to the directions vernor of the of the act passed in the twenty-second year of the reign of King George the Third, poor (a).

for the better relief and employment of the poor.”
Given under our hands this

day of

one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

A. B. C. D.

109. Appoint

We, A. B. and C. D., esquires, two of his Majesty's justices of the poor ment of a trea. for the county of acting in the hundred of in the said county, $ surer of the hereby appoint

of to execute the office of treasurer of the pear poor (6).

for the parish of in the said county, within the said hundred, for e year, to be computed from

to which he has been recommended by the guardians, pursuant to the directions of the act passed in the twenty-second more of the reign of King George the Third, for the better relief and employmca.

the poor.

Giren under our hands this and thirty-one.

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110. Draft, by To A. B., Collector of the poor's rates for the parish of

in the counts the guardian, on the church

You are hereby authorized and directed to pay C. D. (describe to wardens and

for ] and take his receipt for the same, which will be your discharge te overseers ap- such payment. pointed to collect the poor's Dated this day of

I Guardian of the past rates, under

E, F. Gilbert's act,

l for the parish aforesa 22 Geo. 3, c. 83, sched.No.8.

1, A. B. Visitor of the poor and poorhouse for the parish of 111. Appoint- county of do hereby nominate and appoint C. D. of

to be ment of a de

deputy-visitor and assistant during my will and pleasure, pursuant to the geo: puty visitor and given to me by an act passed in the twenty-second year of King George the Thir assistant, under intituled An act for the better relief and employment of the poor," 6. Gilbert's act, 22 authorixe him to discharge the duty required of him by the said act. Geo. 3, c. 83,

Witness my hand this day of one thousand eight hand

sched. No.9.(c) and thirty-one.

A. B.

of the poor,

112. Certificate I, A.B., one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the county ge., [as* of serving the case may be), of do hereby certify that of office of visitor county, hath been appointed to and is now serving the office of risitor of

poor for the parish or township of [or, for the parishes and township under Gilbert's

) in the said county, [ as the case may be ), pursuant to the directinas act, 22 Geo. 3, the act passed in the twenty-second year of the reign of his Majesty King Ge c. 83, schedule, the Third. No. 10. Dated this day of one thousand eight hundred and thirty

A. B.

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By virtue of an act made in the twenty-second year of the reign of his Max King George the Third, intituled An act for the better relief and employees

(a) The form is prescribed by 22 Geo. III.c. 83, No. 7, ante, 220.

(c) Ante, 219.

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of the poor,” ve visitor and guardian of the poor for the parish III. Forms or township as the case may be), of in the county, city, fc., of in relating to the consideration of the sum of to us in hand, paid by of for the relief and orderpurpose of purchasing lands, buildings, erecting, repairing, fitting up or furnish

ing of poor. ing, &c., (as the case may be ), a convenient house or building and offices for the reception, accommodation and employment of the poor of the said parish or township, borrowed for and for providing suitable stock and utensils for that purpose, do hereby charge purchasing the poor's rates to be hereafter made, and the several sums of money to be raised lands, &c., for thereupon within the said parish (or township, as the case shall be], with the the employment payment of the said principal sum and interest, after the rate of per cent. per annum, half yearly as the same shall become due.

under Gilbert's

act, 22 Geo.3, Witness our hands, this day of one thousand eight hundred

c. 83, schedule, and thirty-one.

No. 11.

of the poor,

day of

I do transfer this security, with all my right and title to the principal money 114. Transfer hereby secured, and to all interest now due, or hereafter to be due, unto of the security his executors, administrators, and assigns.' Dated this day of

for the money Witness,

A. B.

advanced.

Gilbert's act, E. F.

22 Geo. 3, c. 83, schedule,

No. 14. County of At a special session, held at in the county of this

115. Work one thousand eight hundred and

by justices house goverto wit.

s
of the peace for the said county, acting for the hundred of

nor's appointwithin the said county.

ment under Upon the application of the major part of the overseers of the poor of the the 50 Geo, 3, parish of in the said county and hundred, to us whose hands and seals c. 50, s. 3 (a). are hereunto affixed, being justices of the peace acting in and for the aforesaid county and hundred, we do hereby appoint keeper of the workhouse of the said parish of to be governor thereof; and so long as the said shall continue keeper of the said workhouse, until the justices, in any special sessions, shall revoke this appointment, he is hereby authorised to use and exercise the powers and perform the duties vested in and imposed upon governors of the poor, by an act passed in the twenty-second year of the reign of King George the Third, according to an act passed in the fiftieth year of the reign of the same king. Given under our hands and seals, the day and year above written.

A. B. (L.S.)
C. D. (L.S.)

into the poor

To the Governor of the Poorhouse at

in the county of

116. Order for You are hereby ordered and required to receive

aged

(and the admission whether married or single) a poor person belonging to the parish of

in of a pauper the county of into the poorhouse of

and to accommodate and provide for such person in a proper manner, according to the rules and establish. house. (See ment of the said house.

form Gilbert's

act, 22 Geo. 3, Given under my hand this day of one thousand eight hun

c. 83, schedred and thirty-one.

dule, No. 12. A. B. Visitor, (or Guardian, as the case may be).

I, A. B., a justice of the peace for the county (riding, division, &c., as the

117. Justice's case shall be] of

having received proof upon oath before me, that direction to a poor person receiving weekly relief from the parish, &c. [as

excuse a poor the case shall be,] of is a person of very decent and orderly behaviour, do

person wearing hereby direct the guardian (or, overseer, if no guardian, ] of the said parish, &c. the badge.

Gilbert's act,

22 Geo.3, c. (a) Ante, 196. (b) A subsequent act prohibits a badge in any case.

83, schedule No. 13(b).

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to omit putting the badge upon the coat (or, gown, if a female) of the said relating to the

and to excuse his (or, her] wearing the same as long as he for, relief and order- she] shall continue to behave orderly and decently. ing of poor. Dated this day of

A. B. [See also, 15 and 16, printed in schedule, 22 Geo. III. c. 83, and Chitty's Col. Stat. 815, directing the modes of adjusting the parish accounts, and the orders and by-laws to be observed in poor houses. ]

in the county

118. Commitment of a pauper, maintained in a workhouse, for disorderly conduct, under 55 Geo. 3, c. 137, s. 5.

To the Governor or Keeper of the House of Correction, at

of

or his deputy. County y of [ Receive into your custody the body of G. H., herewith sent you,

brought before me, A. B. esquire, me of his Majesty's justices of the to uit.

peace in and for the said county, charged and convicted before we, the said justice, upon the oath of C. D., master or governor of the workhouse of the parish of

of having been guilty of an offence against a certain the of parliament, made and passed in the fifty-fifth year of his late Majesty, King George the Third, intituled, An Act to prevent poor persons in workhout from embezzling certain property provided for their use,to alter and amend » much of an act of the thirty-sixth year of his present Majesty, as restrains justices of the peace from ordering relief to poor persons in certain cases for 6 longer period than one month at a time, and for other purposes therein mes. tioned relating to the poor ;that is to say, for that he, the said A. B., being a person maintained in a certain public workhouse established for the relief, maistenance, and employment of the poor, to wit, the workhouse of the parish of in the said county, did on the day of

refuse > work at a certain work, occupation, or employment, suited to his age, strength, and capacity, to wit state the particular facts, or, that the said G. H. was on the day of

guilty of drunkenness,) against the statute in that case made and provided, and him therefore safely keep in your safe custeds, without bail or mainprize, to hard labour for the space of [any time not exceed ing) twenty-one days, and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, at

in the county aforesaid, this day of

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundre and thirty-one.

A. B. (L. S.)

119. Commit- County of S To the Governor of the House of Correction, Cold Bath Fields, or të ment of a per

his deputy. son for misbe

to wit. haviour in a work house,

Receive into your custody the body of G. H., herewith sent you, brought before under 50 Geo.

me, A. B., esquire, one of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the sea 3, c. 50, s. 5. county, by

and charged and convicted before me, the said justice, upon the oath of for that he, the said G. H., being a person maintain in a public workhouse, to wit the workhouse of

and in the parish in the said county of

established for the relief, mainitnance, and employment of the poor, was on the day of guilty of (drunkenness) and other misbehaviour, in the said workhouse, agains the statute, &c. And the said G. H. having been thereof lawfully convicted kefore me, the said justice, of the said offence. Therefore the said G. H. safely keep in your said custody, there to remain, without bail or mainprize, for the speed of (any time not exceeding twenty-one days,] and during such time to be kept to hard labour, and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this day of

one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

A. B. (L.S.)

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