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Oke's Synop. chial constables for the several parishes and places within the said 2nd ed. pp. 372, division." 373.

5. Notice to Justices of Sessions for the Union of Purishes. (Id. s. 4.)] - This will be in the General Form No. 3, ante, p. 342, inserting at the asterisk, “ for the purpose of making an order for uniting the parish (or parishes of],

[or for annexing the extra-parochial place of -], to the parish of — adjoining thereto, by virtue of the power for such purpose contained in the statute in such case made and provided for the appointment and payment of parish constables.”

From Lumley's ed. p. 52.

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5 a. Order of Special Sessions for the Union of Parishes. (Id. s. 4.) County of 2. At a special petty sessions of the peace of her Majesty's

justices of the peace in and for the county of -, acting to wit. Sin and for the division of in the said county, holden

-, in and for the said division, on the
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of making the order hereinafter mentioned, We, the justices aforesaid, present at the said special petty sessions of the peace holden for that purpose [of which due notice bas been given to every justice usually acting within the said division], do, in pursuance of the power and authority vested in us by the statute in such case made and provided, hereby order that the parish (or parishes] of in the said division, shall be united (or that the extra-parochial place of in the said division, shall

be annexed,] to the parish of adjoining thereunto, for the purposes of the act passed in the sixth year of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled, * An Act for the Appointment and Payment of Parish Constables." Given under our hands and seals at the said special sessions.

(L. S.)

(L. s.) N.B. A copy of this order is to be sent to the overseers of the parishes

or ertra-parochial place with the Precept No. 1, ante, p. 352.

6. Memoranda of Allowance of List and Appointments of Persons. to be indorsed ut the time of Appointment, &c. on the Form No.2, ante, p. 354.]

– This list having been duly verified at a (an adjourned] special petty session of the peace, bolden in and for this division, at the petty sessions room, in Newmarket All Saints, in and for the said division, on this

day of 185-, for the appointment of parochial constables, and corrected, is allowed by us, the undersigned justices, present thereat.

The persons against whose names the letter A is placed in the within list, are those which we the said justices do choose to act as constables, within the parish within named, during the year now next following, and until other constables shall be chosen and sworn to act in their stead as constables for the said parish; such number of persons being deemed by us the said justices to be necessary (having regard to the extent and population of the said parish) to act as constables as aforesaid. As witness our hands.

Substitutes. The said being unwilling to serve the said office of

constable in person, and having found one of the said parish, as his substitute, and willing to serve for him, hath this Oke's Synop.

day of —-, 185–, attended before us, the undersigned 2nd ed. pp. 372, justices, assembled at an adjourned special petty session, with 373. his proposed substitute, and we do hereby approve of the said

as substitute for the said As witness our hands.

Paid Constable.- We the said justices, being satisfied with the amount

of salary in the within resolution agreed to be paid, do hereby
appoint the person mentioned in the said resolutiou to act as
constable for the parish within named, at the salary of
pounds a year; such constable to hold his appointment until
he shall resign, or be dismissed for misconduct, by the justices
of this division in petty sessions assembled, or until the vestry
shall rescind the within resolution at any meeting of vestry
holden for making the return of persons qualified and liable to
serve as constables for the said parish. As witness our hands.

7. Summons to Constable to take Oath of Office. (Id. s. 12.) To A. B. of the parish of in the division of N., in the said

county. County of Whereas, at a (or an adjourned] special petty session of

her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, to wit. acting in and for the said division, held this day, at the in N. in and for the said division, for the appointment of parochial constables, you the said A. B. were duly chosen and appointed to act as a constable for the said parish of during the year now next following, and until another shall be chosen, and sworn to act in your stead as a constable for such parish, [or, if a paid constable, to act as a constable for the said parish of

at the salary of pounds a year, to hold your appointment until you shall resign or be dismissed for misconduct by the justices of the said division in petty sessions assembled, or until the vestry shall rescind the resolution for your appointment at any meeting of vestry holden for making the return of persons qualified and liable to serve as constables for the said

parish :) These are therefore to command you, in her Majesty's name, to be and appear on - at o'clock in the forenoon, at before us, in order that the oath required by the statute in that behalf to be taken by you for the due execution of your said office may be administered by us to you, and that you may take upon yourself the said office.* Given under our hands and seals, at the special petty session aforesaid.

J. T. P. (L. s.)

J. D. (L. S.)
Take notice, that if you neglect to attend and be sworn as a constable,

or to find a substitute, you will be liable to a penalty not exceed-
ing ten pounds.

8. Form of Constable's Oath. (Id. s. 12.) I, A. B., of C., do swear that I will well and truly serve our sovereign lady the Queen in the office of constable for the parish of D. (or parishes of D. E. &c.], for the year now next following, Cor until another constable shall be sworn in my stead,] according to the best of my skill and knowledge. So help me God.

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9. Certificate of Appointment of Constable, and of Oath of Office. 2nd ed. pp. 372, County of

At an adjourned special petty session of her Majesty's 373.

justices of the peace in and for the county of —, acting in to wit. Sand for the division of —, in the said county,' holden at the in in and for the said division, on Tuesday, the

in the year of our Lord 1854, for the purpose of swearing in constables, appointed under and by virtue of the statute passed in the session of parliament, held in the fifth and sixth years of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for the Appointment and Payment of Parish

Constables," We, the Rev. J. T. B., clerk, and J. D. and S. Y. B., Esquires, the justices aforesaid, present at the said adjourned special petty session, do hereby certify, that at a (or an adjourned) special petty session of her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county acting in and for the said division, held at the

- last, for the appointment of parochial constables, A. B., of the parish of —, in the said division (labourer],* was duly chosen by the said last-mentioned justices to act as a constable for the said parish of during the year now next following, and until another shall be chosen and sworn to act in his stead as a constable for such parish. If a paid constuble, proceed from the asterisk : was duly appointed

by the said last-mentioned justices to act as a constable for the said parish, at the salary of pounds a year; to hold his appointment until he should resign, or be dismissed for misconduct by the justices of this division in petty session assembled, or until the vestry should rescind the resolution for his appointment, at any meeting of vestry holden for making the return of persons qualified and liable to serve as constables for

the said parish.” If a substitute, proceed from the asterisk : * "was duly approved of

by the said last-mentioned justices, as a substitute for one C. D., of the said parish (farmer), who was theretofore duly chosen to act as a constable for the said parish during the year now next following, and until another shall be chosen and sworn to act

in his stead as a constable for such parish.” And that we the said justices, assembled as aforesaid, have, in pursuance of the statute above mentioned, this day caused the oath required by the same statute to be duly administered to him [the said A. B].

As witness our hands and seals at the adjourned special petty session aforesaid.

(Justices' signatures and seals.]

10. Form of entering Constables appointed in The Special Sessions

Oke's Synop: Book(a).

2nd ed. pp. 372,

373.

27th March, 1849. County of C. , At a special petty session held this day, pursuant to

precepts and due notice, the overseers were sworn to Division of N. their returns, and the following persons were ap

pointed or certified as continuing to act as constables
for the several parishes respectively under which
their names are placed in the table underneath.

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11. List of Constables appointed. (For Church Door.) (Id. s. 14.)

Division of N. parish of B. 1849.
A list of the names of the constables duly appointed by her Majesty's
justices of the peace in and for the county of Cambridge, acting in and
for this division, for this parish, for the year now next following, and
until others shall be chosen and sworn to act in their stead as constables
thereof, (or of those previously appointed and continuing in office), that is

J. G. Carpenter.
R. O. (substitute for W. T.), Labourer.

Overseers of the Poor of

} Othere said Parish. Dated April, 1849.

I. G. and B., Clerks to the Justices of the said

Division.

to say:

(a) Vide note (a), ante, p. 343.

Oke's Synop. 12. List of Constables appointed. (For Clerk of the Peace and Justices.) 2nd ed. pp.372,

(Id. s. 14.) 373.

1849. A list containing the names of all constables appointed County of

in the said division for the year now next following, Cambridge.

at a special petty session of her Majesty's justices of Division of

the peace in and for the said county, acting in and Newmarket.

for the said division, holden at the petty sessions room in Newmarket All Saints, in and for the said division, on the twenty-seventh day of March, and by adjournment on the third day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fortynine, for that purpose, with the several parishes for which they have been appointed, as also the paid constables and those previously appointed and continuing in office.

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I. G. and B., Clerks to the Justices of the said Division. To C. P., Esquire, Clerk of the Peace for the County of C.

(or Reverend J. T. B., Clerk, Justice of the Peace.] 13. Summons to the Constable to serve on Vacuncy of the Substitute.

(Id. s. 16.) To W. F., of the parish of B., the county of C. County of Whereas at a special petty session of her Majesty's justices

of the peace in and for the said county, acting in and for the to wit. division of N., held at the in and for the said division, on the twenty-seventh day of March last, for the appointment of parochial constables, you the said W. F. were duly chosen to act as a constable for the parish of B. aforesaid during the year then next following, and until another shall be chosen and sworn to act in your stead as a constable for such parish: And whereas you did attend before the justices at their [adjourned) special petty session held on the third of April last, at the aforesaid, and did propose one R. O. of B. aforesaid as your substitute, who was approved of by the said justices and sworn to act in your stead as constable for the said parish : And whereas the said R. O. is now dead (or become disqualified), as we have been duly informed: These are therefore [8c. proceed to the asterisk* in Form No.7, ante, p. 357, and then add], during the remainder of this present year of office.

Given under our hands and seals at a petty sessions of the holden

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