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V. Forms relating to set

tlements.

years (b)

residing (a) out of the same county of aforesaid, at a greater distance than forty miles from the parish of aforesaid, to which ruch child so belongs as aforesaid ; and the said parish of to which such child so belongs as aforesaid, being also more than forty miles from the city of London, and, as an apprentice, with him the said Y. Z., to dwell and serre until the said 0. P. shall come to the age of

according to the statutes in such case made and provided : And whereas we, the said justices, having now here enquired into the propriety of binding such child apprentice to the said Y. Z., (being the person to whom it hath been so proposed by such orer seers to bind such child as aforesaid), and having particularly inquired and con. sidered whether such person doth reside and have his place of business erithin a reasonable distance from the place to which such child doth so belong, as afore. said, (having regard to the means of communication between such places, and whether any circumstances make it fit, in the judgment of us the said justices, that such child should be placed apprentice at a greater distance) (c) and having particularly enquired of the said G. H. and I. K., and the said M. P. and i. P., and otherwise, as to the distance of the residence and place of business of the said Y, Z., (the person to whom it hath been so proposed to land such child, and the means of communication therewith); haring, also, not here inquired into the circumstances and character of the said Y. 2. And whereas, also, we, the said justices, have now here particularly enquired into and censidered the grounds for allowing of the apprenticing of such child to the sail Y. Z., so residing and having an establishment in trade, at a greater distance than forty miles from the said parish and place to which such child so belongs, ai aforesaid, we do hereby find the grounds following ; that is to say, (d) And whereas also, on such eramination and enquiry, we, the said justices, think it

proper that such child should be bound apprentice to the said Y. Z., noterith. standing he the said Y. 2. resides (e)

Now, therefore, we, the said justices, do declare, that the said Y. 2. is a fit person to whom the said child men be properly bound as apprentice, as aforesaid; and we do therefore hereby onder and direct that the said G. H. and I. K., the overseers of the poor of the parish of aforesaid, being the place to which such child doth belong, shall be and are at liberty to bind such child apprentice accordingly. Given under our hands and seals, this

day of

in the years our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

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

154. Churchwardens' and overseers' certi. ficate of settlement of a person in their parish (f).

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To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the parish of in the

county of We the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parish of to rit. in the county of

do hereby certify, oun and acknowledge. that E. F., labourer, is an inhabitant legally settled in our parish of aforesaid.

In witness whereof we hare hereunto set our hands and seals, the day of

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Attested by

L. M.(L. S. ?
A.B.

N.0.(L. S. S

Churchuardens.
C. D.

P. Q. (L. S. 7 Orerseers
R. S. (L. S. 1 of the poor,

(a) Or, according to the facts, having person or persons within the said distan an establishment in trade at which it is of forty miles, to whom such child meube intended such child should be employed." properly bound apprentice, &c.

(6) Or, if a female, add, “or until the (e) Or, according to the facts, i time of her marriage, which shall first an establishment in trade at a greater happen."

distance than forty miles from the said (c) If father and mother examined, parish and place to which the said child state so; or if dead, say so.

belongs, as aforesaid. (d) Here set out the reasons, accord- (f) See ante, 662, and there see the ing to the fact, thus, because it appears utility of this acknowledgment in anothei to us, the said justices, that there is no form, ante, 665.

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We G. H. and J. K., two of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and

relating to to wil. ) for the said county of do allow of the above-written certificate.

settlements. And we do also certify that A. B., one of the witnesses who attested the same, hath this day made oath before us, the said justices, that he the said A. B. did 155. Justices' see the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parish of aforesaid, allowance whose names and seals are thereunto subscribed and set, severally sign and thereof, usually seal the same; and that the names of A. B. and C. D., who are the witnesses printed and altesting the said certificate, are respectively of their own proper handwriting. signed at the

foot of acknowGiven under our hands, this day of in the year of our Lord ledgment (a). one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

G. H.
J. K.

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county of

To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor in the parish of

in the 156. Another

and a better

form of certifiCounty of? We the present churchwardens and overseers of the parish of

cate of settlein the county of do, on the behalf of ourselves and the rest ment. to wit. of the inhabitants of the said parish, certify to you the churchwardens and overseers of the poor, and the rest of the inhabitants of the parish of in the county of

that is an inhabitant legally settled in our said parish of

aforesaid, Therefore if he shall think it expedient to sojourn in your said parish of for the convenience of his trade or business, and shall there become chargeable, we do hereby promise to receive him, Engagement to the said

his wife and children, and provide for them as our poor, if he shall become according to the directions of the law, unless he or they shall obtain a legal chargeable, and settlement in your said parish or elsewhere. In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed and set our hands and seals, family back, un

less, &c. this

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

Signed, sealed, and delivered by the A. B. (LS.) churchuardens and overseers of the poor

C. D.(L.S.)

Churchwardens, of the parish of aforesaid, in E. F. (L. S.

Overseers. the presence of us ( two witnesses.)

G.H.(L.S.

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VI. Forms relating to

removals. 160. The like on 59 Geo. 3, c. 12, s. 33, as given in former editions. 161. The like in a more modern form.

See ante, 732; see also Rob. 175.

See ante, 732.

162. Examina- County of) The examination of taken on oath before us turn of tion of an Irish

his Majesty's justices of the peace acting in and for the county pauper, in order to wit.

aforesaid, this

day of in the year of our Lord to his removal, one thousand eight hundred and who on oath saith that, according to the under 59 Geo.

best of his knowledge and belief, he was born in in that part of the united 3, c. 12. kingdom called Ireland, which he left about

years ago, and hath done na act whereby gain a settlement in that part of the united kingdom called Eng. land, and hath actually become and is now chargeable to the parish of in the county of and that he hath a wife named

and children, neither of which children has gained a settlement in England. Sworn before us this day of

in the year of our Lord | A. B. one thousand eight hundred C. D. and

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County of Received this

day of

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

of

constable of the to wit. parish of in the county of

the body of Irish pauper, together with

his wife and

child

ris. chargeable to the said parish, and removed and passed therefron en route to Ireland, by the port of

by virtue of an order af removal, dated the and delivered to me at the town and hamlet of in the county of

pursuant to the statute.

A. B., Constable of
Justice's Allowance to the constable for conveying the pauper. (a)

£ d. miles at per mile 3d.

0 0 Subsistence for each person per head 6d. per day

0 0 Constable, including subsistence per day

5 Justice of the Peace.

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(a) Settled by the justices for the county of Middleser.

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VI. Forms County of the information and complaint of G. H. and I. K. churchwardens,

and L. M. and 0. P. overseers of the poor of the parish of relating to reto wit. in the county of

movals.

unto us, two of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the county of one being of the

quorum,

who

167. Informasay that E. F., late of the parish of in the county of labourer,

tion of overhath lately come into their said parish of

not having obtained any legal settlement there, and hath become chargeable therewith. And that the last legal

seers in order to settlement of the said E. F. is in the said parish of

in the said county

remove a pau-
of and that he ought by law to be sent thereunto, and they pray that per.
justice may be done in the premises
Dated this day of

L. M.
O. P.

every of them.

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To the Church wardens and Overseers of the parish of

and to each and 168. Summons

of one justice to County of ) This is to summon you or some or one of you to appear (if you shall the overseers of think fit) before me, A. B., one of his Majesty's justices of the

the parish to to wit.

peace in and for the said county, and such others, his said Ma- which it is injesty's justices of the peace, for the said county of as shall be at the house tended to reof in

in the said county of known by the sign of the move a pauper, Red Lion, at the hour of

in the

noon of the same day, to show to shew cause cause why E. F., a pauper, actually chargeable to the parish of

in the against the order said county, should not be removed from the said parish of

to your said of removal (a). parish of in the county of Given under my hand and seal this

day of

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

A. B. (L. S.)

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on

To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the parish of

in the 169. The like said county, and to every of them.

summons by

two justices. This is to summon you, or some of you, to appear (if you shall so to wit. I think proper) before us, and such other of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county, as shall be present at

the day of at the hour of in the noon of the same day, to shew cause why E. F., late of your parish, labourer,

should not be removed from the parish of in the said county, to your said parish of Given under our hands and seals this

day of

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

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

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county of

To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the parish of

in the 170. The like and to every of them.

in another form County of This is to summon you or some of you to appear (if you shall so

(b). think proper) before us and such other of his Majesty's justices to wit. of the peace for the said county, as shall be present at

in the said county, on

the
day of

at the hour of
in the
noon, to show cause why

late of

who hath come to inhabit in the parish of in the said county, not having gained a legal

(a) The justices sometimes grant a removal, and consequently the expences summons to the above effect, for the attending an appeal. overseers of the parish to which it is (6) This summons is not absolutely intended to remove a pauper, to shew necessary, but it is recommended in cause against the order of removal, but cases where the settlement is doubtful, this is optional. But this course of pro- by which the expence attending an apceeding may, in cases of doubtful settle- peal may be very often saved. men ts, save the expence and trouble of

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settlement therein, and hath become chargeable to the said parish of should not be removed therefrom, to your said parish of as the place of his last legal settlement.

Given, fc.

171. Warrant of To the Constable of the parish of
two justices to
bring a pauper

Forasmuch as complaint hath been made before us, A. B. and C. D. before them,

to wit. two of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said and be examin, county, by the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the said parish of ed as to his set- in the county aforesaid, that E. F., now resident in the said parish of

hath tlement (a). come lo inhabit in the said parish, not having gained any legal settlement therein,

nor produced any certificate owning him to be settled elsewhere, and that the said E. F. hath become chargeable to the said parish of (or, is an unmarried woman and with child, which child is likely to be born a bastard, and to the chargeable, as the case may be, ) and that his (or her] last legal settlement is the parish of

in the said county. These are therefore to require you to bring the said E. F. before us to be er. amined concerning the place of his or her] last legal settlement, and to be dealt with according to law. Herein fail you not. Given under our hands and seals this day of

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

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

concern.

172. Summons To all Constables and others of his Majesty's Officers of the Peace whom this may of one justice for several paupers to be ex- County of Whereas complaint hath been made before me, W. R., esquire, on amined as to

of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, their settlement.

to wit.

by the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parish of in the said county, that several persons whose names are hereunder written have lately intruded and come into the said parish, not having gained any legal settlement, nor produced any certificate owning them to be settler elsewhere, and are likely to become chargeable to the said parish unless timely

These are, therefore, in his Majesty's name, to require you to surmon the said several persons to be and appear before such of his Majesty's justices of the peace of the said county as shall be assembled at

in the said county, on

the

day of to be severally examined concerning the place of their last settlement. Herein fail not.

Given under my hand and seal this day of in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

The list of the names of the ?

persons to be summoned. }

prevented.

173. The like summons to the pauper, to shew cause against his removal, in another form (b).

To in the parish of

in the county of County of This is to summon you to appear (if you think proper) before e

and such other of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the seas to wit. county of

as shall be present at day of at the hour of

in the noon of the same day, to shex cause why you, the said who have come to inhabit in the parish of

on the

(a) This may be issued by one justice himself is not examined as to his settleto bring the pauper before two.

ment; if he is examined, it appears unde(b) This summons, though seldom cessary, as the order is usually made ai used, is advisable in case the pauper the time of taking the examination.

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