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VII. Forms trates), and for which said offence the said L. M. is ordered to be committed to the of proceedings House of Correction at

there to be kept to hard labour for the space of aguinst paupers.

[or, until the next general or quarter sessions.] Giren under my hand and seal, the day, year, and at the place first abort written.

A. B. (L. S.)

person under 5

211. Commit. To the Constable of

in the county of

and to the Keeper of the ment of an idle House of Correction at

in the said county of and disorderly

7 Whereas L. M. was this day duly convicted before me, A. B., Geo. 4, c. 83,

to uit. Sesquire, one of the justices of our lord the King, assigned to keep s. 3. (a)

the peace of our said lord the King, in and for the county of
also to hear and determine dirers felonies, trespasses, and other misdemeanors
in the said county committed, of being an idle and disorderly person, for
that he, on the

day of

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, at in the parish of

in the said county, did [state the act of vagrancy, as the case may be,] contrary to be form of the statute in such case made and provided, and was by me aljulge

. to be committed for the said offence to the house of correction, there to be kept in hard labour for (any time not exceeding one calendar monih) according to the form of the said statute. These are, therefore, to command you, the said cas. stable, to convey the same L. 1. to the said house of correction, and his deliver to the keeper thereof, together with this warrant. And I do hereby eum. mand you, the said keeper, lo receive the said L. M. into your custody in the sand house of correction, and him there safely keep to hard labour for (as abor! And for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, at

this

day of the

year of the reign of his present Majesty, King William the Fourth and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

A. B. (L. S.

ing from a

212. Informa- County of the information and complaint of G. II., one of the orerseers & tion, by an

the poor of the parish of in the said county, made upon 31 overseer,

to wit. S before me, A. B., esquire, one of his Majesty's justices of the pasi against a pau. in and for the said county, this day of in the year of our Land per for return- one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one,

Who saith that E. F., by an order under the hands and seals of A. B. Ini parish to which C. D., esquires, two of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the sak he was removed county, dated the day of

was on the

day of by order of jus- last, removed from and out of the said parish of in the said county tices, under 5

in and upon and to which said parish he the said E. F. eras Geo. 4, c. 83, actually chargeable, to the parish of

in the county of

the pac s. 3. (6) of his last legal settlement, against which order of removal no appeal tas mas

to the then nert quarler sessions of the peace for the said county of
or to any other sessions, and that he the said E. F. hath unlarfully returned fro
the said parish of

to the said parish of from whence he tre
legally removed by order of two justices as aforesaid, and in which said parks
of he is now resident, and hath become chargeable, and has not goin
any settlement there, nor produced any certificate owning him to be settled eis
where, wherefore he, the said G. H., prays that justice may be done in the for
mises.
Before me, A. B.

G. H.
Overseer of the Poor of the parish of

213. Commit. County of 'To the Constable of in the said county, and to the Keeper ment for return- Middleser. ) the House of Correction at in the county aforesaid. ing to a parish

Whereas G. H. was this day duly convicted before me, J. P., esquire, one • after having

(a) N. B. The 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, s. 17, (1) See a form, 162. See anie, 18 gives the form of conviction upon which where is a form of commitment there this commitment is founded.

upon.

his Majesty's justices assigned to keep the peace of our said lord the King, in VII. Forms and for the said county of Middlesex, of being an idle and disorderly person, of proceedings within the true intent and meaning of the statute in such case made and pro- against paupers. rided, for that the said G. H., by an order under the hands and seals of J. P. and K. P., esquires, two of his Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the been r: moved said county, dated the day of

was, on the

day of

by order of two last, removed from and out of the said parish of

in the said county of justices, against Middlesex, where he was then actually chargeable to the parish of

in the vagrant act, the county of

the place of his last legal settlement, against which 5 Geo. 4, c. 83, said order of removal no appeal was made to the then next quarter sessions s. 3. (a) of the peace for the said county of Middlesex, or to any other sessions; and that he, the said G. H., hath unlawfully returned from the said parish of to the said parish of

from whence he was so legally remored by order of two justices as aforesaid, and is there become chargeable without bringing a certificate from the parish whereunto he belongs, of which he is duly convicted as aforesaid before me, the said justice, upon the oath of one of the overseers of the poor of the said parish of

a credible witness (as also upon the confession of the said G. II. when he has so confessed). These are, therefore, to command you, the said constable, to carry the said G. H. to the said house of correction, and him to deliver to the keeper thereof, together with this warrant. And I do hereby command you, the said keeper, to receive the said G. H. into your custody in the said house of correction, and him there safely to keep to hard labour for the space of (say one month, or not less than seven days, as the case may be). And for so doing, this shall be your sufficient warrant.

Giren under my hand and seal, at

in the said county of Middlesex, this day of one thousand eight hundred and

J. P. (L, S).

The examination of L. M., a rogue and vagabond, taken on oath before 214. Examinato uit. me, A. B., esquire, one of his Majesty's justices of the peace in und tion of a vagrant for the county of

the
day of

in the year of our Lord one on stat. 5 Geo. thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, who on his oath saith thut he was born at 4, c. 83, s. 4.

[and so trace out the history of his life so far forth as to ascertain his last legal place of settlement.]

at

To the Constable of

in the county of and to the Keeper of the 215. CommitHouse of Correction at in the said county.

ment of a rogue

and vagabond, > Whereas A. B. was this day duly convicted before me, J. C., esquire, under stat. 5 to wit. S one of the justices of our lord the King, in and for the county of Geo. 4, c. 83,

as a rogue and vagabond, (or of being an idle and disorderly person, as the case s. 4. may be) for that he, the said A. B., on the

day of

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

in the parish of in the said county, did, [here state the act of vagrancy of which the offender is convicted] contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and was by me alljulged to be committed for the said offence to the house of correction, there to be kept to hard labour for the space of These are therefore to command you, the said constable, to convey the said A.B. to the said house of correction, and him to deliver to the keeper thereof, together with this warrant, and I do hereby command you, the said keeper, to receire the said A. B. into your custody in the said house of correction, and him there safely keep to hard labour for the space of commitment be to the next sessions, say until the next general or quarter sessions of the peace, to be holden at in and for the said county of

then and there to be further dealt with according to law, and have you him then there, together

[if the

(a) The 17th section of the act gives the form of conviction.

VII. Forms with this precept, or until he, the said A.B., shall be discharged by dre course of lax,] of proceedings and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. against paupers. Given under my hand and seal at

in the said county of

this day of in the

year of the reign of his Majesty Kirg George the fourth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

A. B. (L. S.)

216. Recogni-
S Be it remembered that on the day of in the

year of the zance to prose

to uit. reign of our lord George the Fourth, of the United Kingdom of Gres cute a vagrant Britain and Ireland, King, defender of the faith, A. B., of

in the sai. at the sessions, county of personally came before me, Y. Z., esquire, one of the justices en on stat. 5 Geo.

our said lord the King, assigned to keep the peace in and for the county in 4, c. 83, s. 9.

and acknowledged himself to owe to our said lord the King, the sun

pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be made in levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of our said land the King, his heirs and successors, if he, the said A.B., shall fail in the condita underwritten.

The condition of this recognizance is such that if the above bound A. B. sk personally appear at the next general (or quarter) sessions of the peace to be holden at in and for the said county, and then and there prosecute and give evidence against C. D. for (here state the act of vagraney for which the offender is committed) and shall not depart the court without leare thereof, the the above written recoguizance to be void, or else to remain in full force. Taken and acknowledged the day and year first above written, before se,

Y.Z.

IN D E X.

(N.B. When a reference is made to another title, and a figure annexed, the figure
denotes the division of that title, in which the subject matter will be found. e.g.
Under title “ Direction,” there is a reference to Certificate (3).” By looking to title
Certificate," the Index refers to the third division of the subject “ Certificate."]

A.

ACCIDENT.

In a parish, makes a pauper casual poor there, 238. See Casual Poor.
Master not liable in case of accident for his servant's support, 239.
Pauper meeting with, irremovable during illness, 234, 735, 736.

Does not dissolve a contract of hiring, 388.
ACCOUNTS.

Of overseers, 250. See OVERSEERS' ACCOUNTS.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SETTLEMENT.

By certificate, 662. See CERTIFICATE.
By relief, 699.

By non appeal against order of removal, 703, 772.
ACTION.

Not sustainable for a poor rate, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157.
Nor for balance in overseer's hands, 261, n.

Justices and overseers may plead general issue, &c., 29.
ADJOURNMENT.

Of sessions, 768: See Removal, (4.)

Of appeal, 768. )

Appeals cannot be lodged at an adjourned sessions, 766.
ADJUDICATION.

Of chargeability, 748.

Of the settlement, 749.
ADMINISTRATION, LETTERS OF.

Conclusive evidence of title of administrator, 796.
May be proved by the original letters, 801.

exemplification, ib.

a copy of the act book, ib.
Sole right to, when and where it will not confer a settlement by estate, 599, 600.

See Estate, (4.)
Consent may be given to apprentice serving another, by administrator, 501.
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ADMISSION.

By a rated inhabitant against his interest, admissible evidence, 803.

Appendix to, 793. AFFIDAVITS.

Received by K. B. on question of vill or not a vill, 10. AFTERMATH.

Let out are rateable, 84. See Rate, (9.)
AGISTMENT.

The persons who take in cattle are ratcable, 84.
AID. See “TAXING IN Aid."
ALDERMAN.

Of London may do within his ward all two justices may do, under 43 Eliz.c.2, 6. ALETASTER.

Serving office of, gives a settlement, 643.
ALICE HOLT FOREST, IN BINSTED PARISH.

No settlement can be gained by residence there in any house, or by hiring and

service, for preservation of woods or game, 318. ALLOWANCE BY JUSTICES.

Of rate, 132.
Form of, ib.
Of overseers' accounts, 251, 256.
Form of, 258, and appendix.
Of parish indentures to be under hand, 482.
of other indentures, where any expence incurred by parochial funds, under hand

and seal, 482, 483.

Of certificate, 662, 673. See CERTIFICATE, (5.) ALUSHOUSES.

Are rateable, if there is a beneficial occupier, 52, 53. See Rate. AMBASSADOR.

Goods of a servant, not residing with his master, may be distrained for poor rate.

154. AMENDMENT.

Defects of form in orders of justices may be amended by sessions on appeal,

782, 785.

Amendment of rates, 140. ANCIENT DOCUMENTS.

Documents thirty years old, coming from proper custody, prove themselves, 800). ANNUAL.

Annual profit not the criterion of rateability, 101.
But profit communibus annis, ib.
Principle applicable to Underwood, ib.
To docks, 100.

Value of tenement calculated on an annual, not a weekly letting, 567.
ANNUITIES, BANK.

Not rateable, as money out at interest under a local act, 67, 68. ANNUITANT.

Residence by, on the estate on which annuity charged, gives no settlement, 59 1. APPEAL.

Against any neglect or illegal act of overseers or justices, 140.
No appeal necessary against an order which is a nullity, 26.
Appeal to the next practicable sessions, ib.

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