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OF

All the Cases decided by all the Superior Courts

RELATING TO

MAGISTRATES, MUNICIPAL, PAROCHIAL,

ECCLESIASTICAL, AND ELECTION LAW.

(REPRINTED FROM THE “LAW TIMES” REPORTS.)

EDITED BY

EDWARD WILLIAM Cox,

Serjeant-at-Law, Recorder of Portsmouth.

VOL. V.

LONDON :
TIMES OFFICE, 10, WELLINGTON-STREET, STRAND, W.C.

LAW

1870.

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INDEX TO NAMES OF CASES.

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Attorney-General v. Committee of Visitors of Colney

Hatch Lunatic AsylumAbrahams v. Mayor, &c., of London,

Nuisance-Injunction Reference to an expertInjunction—Holborn Valley Improvement Act

Boards of Health — Duties of — Delay in 1864-Claim for compensation-Tenant and

taking proceedings ........................ page 410 under-tenants--Right to separate assessment 173 |

Attorney-General v. Earl of LonsdaleAinsworth, app., v. Creeke, resp.

Riparian proprietors-Tidal River-Grantee of Parliament — Borough vote - Poor-rate when

the Crown — Practice - Information-Public " made "-Claim to be rated-Claim by land

and particular injury ....... ............. 478 lord ratified by tenant after the expiration of the qualifying year — Representation of the Attorney-General v. StroudPeople Act 1867 (30 & 31 Vict. c. 102), s. 3

Trust for charity-Liability of trustees—Infor—2 Will. 4, c. 45 s. 30

................ 456
mation-Costs ........

........... 382 Aldridge, app., v. Medwin, resp.Parliament - Notice of objection - Description

B.
of list on which the name of the person ob-
jected to appears--6 Vict. c. 18, schedule B.,

Baxter v. Langley-
No. 10 ........
.................................... 331 Public entertainments, Religious worship-21

Geo. 3, c. 40-18 & 19 Vict. c. 81............ 263 American decisions-Indictment-Malicious prosecution - Master and

Beal and others v. Smith, servant-Murder -- Negligence -- Nuisance-

Form of petition-Particulars of the agents alVerdict--Way-Will-Witness ......... 226, 227 leged to have bribed and the persons alleged

to have been bribed-Election Petitions and Anderson and others v. Cawley and another

Corrupt Practices at Elections Act 1868– Particulars—Time for giving-Old practice...... 284 Regula generales

............ 312 Ashby, app., v. Harris, resp.

Bennett, app., v. Brumfitt, resp. (Alderson's Case ) Burial board-Grant of exclusive right of burial

Form of objection to persons placed by the over-Right to plant flowers on grave-Construc

seers in the list of 121. county occupierstion of grant-Right of board to make regu

Registration Act 1843, &c. ..................... 261 lations-15 & 16 Vict. c. 85, ss. 33 and 38 145

Bennett, app., v. Brumfitt, resp. (Ashcroft's Case)Ashworth, app., v. Heyworth, resp.

Parliament- Consolidated appeal from revising Markets and Fairs Clauses Act, 1847 (10 Vict.

barrister-Appeal improperly consolidated ... 273 c. 14), s. 13—"Dwelling-place or shop "-

Bewdley Election Petition-
Sales elsewhere than in market ............... 575

Unpaid agents--Introduction by of candidate to
Athlone Petition-

voters-Sub-agents-Candidate's responsibiRecognisance -Objection to-Acknowledgment 297

lity for acts of — Treating-Evidence

Watchers—Employment of ..................... 359 Attorney-General v. Cambridge Consumers' Gas Company

Birch v. Vestry of the Parish of St. Marylebone-
Right to break up public ways—Nuisance-

Mandamus-Notice to treat, how far binding-
Injunction - Practice - Amendment at

Delivery of particulars of estate and interest
hearing..................

.......... 211, 323
57 Geo. 3, 29

...... 629 Attorney-General v. Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum Bird u. ElwesPractice- Naisance-15 & 16 Vict. c. 80, s. 42

Landlord and tenant-Covenant to repair ---Ex-Employment of an expert..................... 196 pense of cleansing of ornamental piece of water

INDEX TO NAMES OF Cases.

--Agreement by landlord to pay all rates, Carr, app., v. Stringer, resp.-
taxes, tithes, and other charges payable in

5 & 6 Will. 4, c. 63, s. 28–Weights and respect of the premises- Removal of nuisance

measures--Unjust scale--Removable adjust-Expense of_"Default of occupier "-

ing instrument ......... Nuisances Removal Act 1855 (18 & 19 Vict.

............. page 79 c. 121), ss. 12, 14, and 19 .. 4, and 19 ............... page 167 | Cheltenham Election Petition

Intimidation-Employment of pugilists-Corrupt Birmingham Canal Navigation, apps., v. Overseers of

payment of rates-Proof of petitioner's case Birmingham, resp. —

-Nonsnit..........

........................................ 422 Poor-rate-Canal— Reservoirs, wharves, &c.

Lists of bribed-Amendment ..... .......... 426 Principle of assessment ....... ......... ... 227

Chorlton, app., v. Johnson, resp. (Bunting's Case) Bishop of Exeter and another v. Marshall

Parliament-Right to vote for county in respect Ecclesiastical law- Right of bishop to require

of leasehold property conferring right to vote testimonials - Refusal to institute-Canons of

for borough-30 & 31 Vict. ss. 56 and 591603, the 39th and 48th canons ............... 69

2 Will. 4, c. 45, s. 25 ............................ 329 Bishop of Natal v. Rev. J. Green

Chorlton, app., v. Johnson, resp. (Ree's Case) Ecclesiastical law — Colonial bishop -- Invalid

Parliament-Connty vote-Notice of objection excommunication --Clerical obedience ......... 15 |

—Statement of list on which objectee's name

appears—6 Vict. c. 18, schedule B., No. 10 Bishop of Winchester v. Rugg

-30 & 31 Vict. c. 102, s. 56................... 297 Parish consisting of two benefices with a chapelry Chorlton, app., v. Lings, resp.-in each--Duty of incumbent to perform Divine

Parliament-Right of women to vote-Lord service - Authority of the ordinary-1 & 2

Romilly's Act (13 & 14 Vict. c. 21), s. 4 Vict. c. 106, s. 80............ ........... 116

Representation of the People Act 1867 (30 & Bond, app., v. Jackson, resp.

31 Vict. c. 102), s. 3 .....

....... 301 Revenue-Customs Act — Offences against —

Circular Delivery Company (Limited), apps., v. Penalties-Power of magistrate to mitigate

William Clare, resp. — penalties-Customs Consolidation Act 1853

Post-office--Letters–Sending not through the (16 & 17 Vict. c. 107), ss. 236, 263, 280,

post—Exemption

..... 633 and 281--Supplemental Customs Act 1855 (18 & 19 Vict. c. 96), ss. 26, 28--Person

Claydon v. Green-Green v. Claydondetained for being found on board a ship with

Public-house-Licence-Transfer of — General contraband on board .............................. 537

Licensing Act (9 Geo. 4, c. 61), ss. 11, 14 ... 122 Bower v. Griffith and others

Cobbett and others v. Hibbert and anotherPublic commissioners—Personal liability of ...... 26

Invalidity of security - Time for objection

31 & 32 Vict. c. 125, ss. 8 and 9—Rule 21 285 Brackenborough, app., v. Thorsby, resp.

Conservators of the Thames v. Victoria Station and Highway-Injuring the surface of a bighway

Pimlico Railway Company-
A path across a field-Conviction—5 & 6

Thames Conservancy Act 1857 (20 & 21 Vict.
Will. 4, c. 50, s. 72 . ....... .......... 369

c. 147)– Lands Clauses Consolidation Act Bradford Election Petition (No. 1)

1845 (8 Vict. c. 18)—The Victoria Station

and Pimlico Railway Act 1858 (21 & 22 Treating by agents—Evidence of Public-houses

Vict. c. cxviii.), ss. 31, 32, and 34—Railway Lavish expenditure-Failure to send in bills

bridge over river Thames ........................ 402 and vouchers after election – Prima facie evidence-26 Vict. c. 29, s. 4 .................. 386 Cook v. Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of City and

Borough of BathBradford Election Petition (No. 2)—

Right of way-Injunction-Non-user for forty Bribery—Treating-Undue influence-Meaning

years-Re-opening of door-gates at either end of “freely"--The opening of public-houses

-Adverse building

......... 3 17 & 18 Vict. c. 102, ss. 4, 12, and 23 ...... 391 Evidence-Restriction of particulars-Rule 7 ... 396 | Coventry Election Petition

Discovery–Jurisdiction—Telegraphic messages 385 Brook, app., v. Dawson, resp.

Treaty between candidates—Payment by one of Master and servant-Apprenticeship to two

the expenses of the other-Purchase of partners—Dissolution of partnership-Mis

influence-Out-voters-Payment of travelling conduct of apprentice ......

......... 618

expenses-- Bribery- Payment on account of

previous election—CI. 3, sect. 2, 17 & 18 Brunskill, app., v. Watson, resp.

Vict. c. 102 .............

541 Turnpike toll-Curate of a parish-Exemption

Telegraph companies—Privilege- Evidence...... 557 -3 Geo. 4, c. 126, s. 32........ ...... ...... 90 Crane, app., v. Powell, resp.Bryant v. Foot

Masters and Servants Act 1867 (30 & 31 Vict.

c. 141), s. 9—Contract in writing-Form of Marriage feeImmemorial customRankness... 111 information ........

............ 635

D. Case v. Storey

Danford, app., v. Taylor, resp.Hackney carriage-1 & 2 Will. 4, c. 22, s. 35

Alehouse-Offence against licence-Gaming- Refusal to take fare—"Street or place"

Playing at ten-pins for beer—4 Geo. 4, c. 61, Railway station—“Public street or road " ... 637 | 88. 13 and 21, schedule C........................... 598

.................... page 221

... 295

....................... 594

INDEX TO NAMES OF CASES.
Daries ». Sear -

Right of way–Notice-Way of necessity-
Apparent easement

............... page 476 Davis, app., v. Scrase, resp.

Garnett and others, apps., v. Backhouse, resp. ; Rolle, Sale of wine, &c., by innkeeper on Sunday before app., v. White, resp.one o'clock—“Except refreshment for tra

Appeal under Salmon Fishery Act 1855 (28 & 29 vellers "-Onus probandi—2 & 3 Vict. c. 47,

Vict. c. 121) Power to award costs in cases 8. 42--11 & 12 Vict, c. 43, 8. 14-Costs of

of successful appeal ...... appeal ............................................ 416 Donst v. Slater

| Gilpin v. Cohen and BenjaminNotice of action-Metropolis Local Management

Remand on bail of person charged with an offence Acts Amendment Act (25 & 26 Vict. c. 102),

before a magistrale—Privilege of from arrest 8. 106-Trespass to land in constructing

on civil process, redeundo--Principle on which sewers under order from Board of Works...... 586 i

the privilege exists...........

430 Drogheda Election Petition

Golding, app., v. Stocking, resp.-
The Parliamentary Elections Act-Particulars

Highway-Cuttle straying on highway-Right of inflammatory speeches, priestly influence,

of pasturage on sides of highway-27 & 28 &c.

Vict. c. 101, s. 25 Duke of Buccleugh and Queensberry v. The Metropo

Grant, app., v. Local Board of Oxford, resps.— litan Board of Works

Rate-General district rate-Post in the bed of a Thames Embankment Act 1862-Damage by

river-Occupation.............. .............. 243
works under-Removal of a jetty-Substitu-
tion of land for water frontage-Award under

Greenslade v. Darby-
Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845–

Perpetual curate-Lay rector-Property in “Injuriously affecting” of premises-Prin

churchyard - Right of depasturing in churchciple of compensation-Loss of privacy and

yard-User ......................................... 81 prospect-Evidence of umpire-Admissibility 150

Griffiths, app., v. Place, resp.

Weights and measures-Store, place, &c., where

goods are sold, or weighed for conveyance

Farmer's barn—5 & 6 Will. 4, c. 63, s. 28 ... 587 Earl of Derby v. Bury Improvement Commissioners

Guardians, &c., of Bradford Union, apps., v. Clerk Naisances Removal Act 1855 (18 & 19 Vict.

of the Peace for Wilts, resp.-
c. 121), s. 22-Watercourse used for convey-
ance of sewage becoming a nuisance-Power

Poor law- Lunatic pauper-Power of certain of local authority to make sewer along the

justices to make an order under the 3 & 4 Vict. same or instead thereof-Highway Act (5 & 6

C. 54, s. 2—Retrospective expenses ............ Will. 4, c. 50), ss. 67 and 68; Bury Improvement Act (9 & 10 Vict. c. ccxciii.),

Guardians, &c., of Hendon Union, apps., v. William ss. 102 and 110......

Bowles, resp. —

Nuisances removal – Nuisance upon premises Election Petition, An, Re

froin the bowage of parties at a distanceElection petition-Practice-- Getting up briefs

18 & 19 Vict. c. 121, s. 12 ............... ..... 627

Guardians of Londonderry Union v. Londonderry Elkins and others v. Onslow

Bridge Commissioners Scrutiny-Particulars .........

295 Poor-rate-Public purposes ....................... 209

Guardians of Richmond Union, apps., v. Dean and
Chapter of St. Paul's, resp.-

Nuisances removal-18 & 19 Vict. 0. 121–
Ferrar v. The Commissioners of Sewers of the City of

Who liable under sect. 12 to remove a puisance 103 London

Guildford Election Petition-
City Sewers Act 1848 (11 & 12 Vict. c. clxiii.)
Lands Clanses Consolidation Act 1845 (8 & 9

Treating-Evidence-Case not included in par-
Vict. c. 18), s. 68—Incorporation by Lands

ticulars-Bribery-Statement made by voter Clauses Act in Sewers Act-Works done by

to a third person-Promise to pay voter's the Commissioners under the authority of their

travelling expeuses conditionally on voting-
Act-Land “injuriously affected" thereby-

Corrupt Practices Prevention Act 1854–
Right of owner to compensation--Action to

Agency-Authority to canvass not always the recover same-Assessment of amount by arbi

test of-Costs .................. .................... 397 trator ...... ..................... 257

Treating-Evidence--Case not included in par

ticulars ................ Field, app., v. Thorne, resp.

Bribery-Evidence-Statement made to a third Highway-Encroachment_Erecting a fence on

person ....................

......... 401 the site of a ditch ............. .......... 589 Flamank v. SimpsonCelebration of communion........

26 Foster, app., o. Hull, resp.

Haley and others v. Ripley23 & 24 Vict. c. 27, 88. 30 and 40—Conviction

Particulars—" Other corrupt and illegal means" for drunkenness - Dismissal on merits ......... 597

-Application to judge not on the rota ...... 313

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Costs......

...... 409

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