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Page 139 - WE, THE POOR LAW COMMISSIONERS, in pursuance of the authorities vested in Us by an Act passed in the fifth year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales...
Page 143 - ... a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron, and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind, and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 74 - The hours for holding such election, which shall be for the space of at least four consecutive hours between ten o'clock in the forenoon and four o'clock in the afternoon.
Page 410 - An Act for the Preservation of the Health and Morals of Apprentices and others employed in Cotton and other Mills and Cotton and other Factories...
Page 26 - Peace as is aforesaid, for setting to work the Children of all such whose Parents shall not by the said Churchwardens and Overseers, or the greater Part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their Children; and also for setting to work all such Persons, married or unmarried, having no Means to maintain them, and use no ordinary and daily Trade of Life to get their Living by...
Page 137 - An Act to facilitate the Conveyance of Workhouses and other Property of Parishes and of incorporations or Unions of Parishes in England and Wales...
Page 502 - Cambridge . Chester Cornwall . . Cumberland . . Derby Devon Dorset Durham Essex Gloucester . , Hereford . Hertford . Huntingdon . . Kent . Lancaster . Leicester . Lincoln ... Middlesex . Monmouth . . Norfolk Northampton . Northumberland Nottingham Oxford . . Rutland . Salop .... Somerset . . Southampton Stafford . Suffolk Surrey . , Sussex Warwick . . . Westmoreland . Wilts. . . Worcester . York (East Riding) . „ (City) „ (North Siding) . „ ( West Riding) . Total of England Wales.
Page 408 - Report of the Commissioners, appointed by His Majesty to inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales.
Page 58 - Service all the paupers shall attend, except the sick, persons of unsound mind, the young children, and such as are too infirm to do so ; provided that those paupers who may object so to attend, on account of their professing religious principles differing from those of the Established Church, shall also be exempt from such attendance.