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6. Lists of same town or place, if any; and that no such alien juror shall be liable jurors. to be challenged for want of freehold or of any other qualification
quired by this act; but every such alien may be challenged for a other cause, in like manner as if he were qualified by this act." (See I Chit. C. L. 525-6).
In the torn.
In the leet.
On the coroner's inquest.
V. Other Juries. By stat. 1 Rich. III. c. 4, in the torn, jurors shall have 20$. &-feer freehold; or 263. 8d. copyhold.
In the leet, it is said by some books, that any person happening te present at a court-leet, or to be riding by the place where it is holdes may, for the want of jurors, be compelled by the steward to be swan whether he be resident within the precinct of the leet or not; by whis it seems to be implied, that any person whatsoever is capable of beir put upon the jury in a court-leet. (2 Hawk. c. 10, s. 68).
The coroner's jury, upon inquest taken before him, are to be of :) neighbouring towns; but no qualification by estate is required by <; statute. (2 Hale, 152. See tit. “ Coroner," Vol. II.)
By stat. 3 Hen. VII. c. 1, jurors to inquire of the concealments ! other inquests, shall have lands of 40s. a-year,
By stat. 8 Hen. VI.c. 9, jurors to inquire of forcible entry or detaine shall have lands or tenements of 40s, a-year.
By stat. 19 Hen. VII. c. 13, jurors to inquire of riots shall have 3 a-year, charter land or freehold; or 268. 8d. copyhold.
Upon the writ de ventre inspiciendo the jury ought to be of women. (Tri. per Pais, 86; see R. v. Wycherley, 8 Car. & P. 262).
On other jurors
On inquiries of
VI. Lists of Jurors. Clerk of the peace By the 6 Geo. IV. c.50, s. 4, “ The clerk of the peace in every aunty to issue warrants riding, and division in England and Wales, shall, within the first week to the high constables in July. July in every year, issue and deliver his warrant (in the form
in the schedule hereunto annexed, or as near thereto as may be) a high constables of each hundred, lathe, wapentake, or other like us trict, by which he shall command them to issue forth their precemos the church wardens and overseers of the poor of the several para and to the overseers of the poor of the several townships within the respective constablewicks, requiring them to prepare and made en before the 1st day of September then next ensuing, a true list men residing within their respective parishes and townships, quae and liable to serve on juries according to this act as aforesaid, and 1 to perform and comply with all other the requisitions in the sud
cepts contained.” Clerk of the peace
Sect. 5. “Every such clerk of the peace shall cause a sufficient to to annex printed ber of warrants, precepts, and returns to be printed, according to forms of precepts and returns to his several forms set forth in the schedule hereunto annexed, at the expe
of the county, riding, or division, and shall annex to every warrant competent number of precepts and returns, for the use of the respectie persons by whom such precepts are to be issued and such returis !
made, High constables to Sect. 6. “Within fourteen days after the receipt of such warrant issue pmpts to I
the clerk of the peace, every high constable shall issue and deliver and orerseers precept, (in the form set forth in the schedule hereunto annexed, of
near thereto as may be), together with a coinpetent number of 11
within their con
printed forms of returns, to the churchwardens and overseers of the poor 6. Lists of of the several parishes, and to the overseers of the poor of the several jurors. townships within his constablewick, requiring them by such precept to stablewicks.comprepare and make out a true list of all men residing within their respect- manding them to ive parishes and townships, qualified and liable to serve as jurors as
make out the jury aforesaid, and to perform and comply with all the requisitions in the said precept contained: Provided always, that where in any hundred, Where there are athe, wapentake, or other like district, there shall be more than one several high
stables, each to be high constable, in such case the clerk of the peace shall issue and deli- responsible for the ver his warrant, together with a competent number of the precepts and
by this act, returns as aforesaid, to every one of such high constables, each of whom throughout the shall be individually liable for the due performance of the several matters whole hundred. commanded in such warrant throughout the whole of such hundred, athe, wapentake, or other like district, and shall for the non-performince thereof be subject to all and every the penalties by this act imposed ipon any high constable; Provided also, that where, in any parish there hall be no overseers of the poor other than the church wardens, such hurchwardens shall be deemed and taken to be the churchwardens and verseers of the poor of such parish within the meaning of this act, to all ntents and purposes: Provided also, that where any parish or township Parishes, &c., ex. hall extend into more than one hundred, lathe, wapentake, or other
tending into more
than one hundred, ike district, either in the same or different counties, such parish or to be treated as enownship shall be deemed and taken, for all the purposes of this act, tot
tirely within the
hundred where the e within that hundred, lathe, wapentake, or other like district, in which parish church is. le principal church of such parish or township shall be situate.” Sect. 7. “It shall be lawful for the justices of the peace of any divi- Justices of division on in England or Wales, at a special petty sessions to be holden for may order any
extra-parochial at purpose before the 1st day of July in any year, to make an order place to be an. r annexing any extra-parochial place, whenever they shall think it :
nexed to any ad. spedient, to any parish or township adjoining thereto, for the purposes township, for the this act, and a copy of such order shall, within five days from the purposes of this
act. aking thereof, be served upon the churchwardens and overseers of such joining parish, or upon the overseers of such adjoining township, and ch extra-parochial place shall from thence continually be deemed and ken, for all the purposes of this act, to be within and to form an inteal part of such parish or township; and the church wardens and overrs of such parish, and the overseers of such township, shall be, and ey are hereby respectively authorized and required to make out, acrding to this act, a true list of all men qualified and liable to serve on ies as aforesaid, residing as well in their own respective parish or vnship, as in the extra-parochial place thereto annexed, and shall m time to time perform and execute within such extra-parochial place the purposes of this act, but for no other purpose, all and every the ne acts, duties, powers, and authorities, as in their own respective ish or township, and shall be as fully liable to the same penalties for non-performance thereof, within such extra-parochial place, as if y had in every instance been mentioned in this act with reference to h extra-parochial place." sect. 8. “ The church wardens and overseers of every parish, and the Churchwardens
and overseers to Tseers of every township within the meaning of this act, shall forth
make out lists of h, after the receipt of such precept from the high constable, prepare persons qualified I make out in alphabetical order a true list of every man residing with their resia
to serve on juries, hin their respective parishes or townships, who shall be qualified and dences, titles, &c. sle to serve on juries as aforesaid, with the Christian and surname itten at full length, and with the true place of abode, the title, qua1, calling, or business, and the nature of the qualification of every such n, in the proper columns of the form of return set forth in the schee hereunto annexed.” ject 9. “ The churchwardens and overseers of each parish, and the Lists to be fixed Tseers of each township, having made out according to this act a list on church doors,
6. Lists of of every man qualified and liable to serve on juries as aforesaid, shall, jurors on the three first Sundays in the month of September, fix a true com
The of such list upon the principal door of every church, chapel, and other and also kept by churchwardens for public place of religious worship within their respective parishes or town inspection,
ships, having first subjoined to every such copy & notice, stating that si
their respective parishes or townships." Lists to be review. Sect. 10. “The justices of the peace in every division in England and ed and allowed, &c., at petty ses
Wales, shall hold a special petty sessions for the purposes herein sions to be held in tioned, within the last seven days of September in every year, en sesa the last week of September.
day and at some place, of which notice shall be given by their clerk
title, quality, calling, business, or the nature of the qualification du Petty sessions not man included in any such list: Provided always, that no man's to alter any list without notice to
if omitted, shall be inserted in such list, nor shall any error or 3 the party to be in the description of any man in such list be reformed by the same affected by the alterations.
tices, unless upon the application of such men respectively, or such men respectively shall have had notice that an application for a purpose would be made to the justices at such petty sessions, GF TR the said justices at such sessions, or any two of them, shall cause Doble
to be given to such men respectively, requiring them to shew cams, Power of adjourn. some adjournment of such petty sessions to be holden within four date
thereafter, why their names should not be inserted in such list, or by
any error or omission in the description of such men in such list shema Lists, after allow not be reformed; and when every such list shall be duly corrected
by petty ses such sessions, or at such adjournment thereof, it shall be allowed by sions, to be delivered to high con- justices present, or two of them, at such sessions or such adjournnes, stable, and by him
who shall sign the same, with their allowance thereof; and the him to the next quarter
constable shall receive every list so allowed, and deliver the same to w Court of quarter sessions next holden for the county, riding, or division on the first day of its sitting, at the same time attesting on oath as ceipt of every such list from the petty sessions, and that no alterate hath been made therein since his receipt thereof."
Sect. 11. “The respective church wardens and overseers of every pa. 6. Lists of rish, and the overseers of every township, shall, for their assistance in jurors. completing the lists, pursuant to the intent of this act, (upon request
Tax assessments made by them or any of them, at any reasonable time between the 1st and poor rates to lay of July and the 1st day of October in every year, to any collector or be inspected. issessor of taxes, or to any other officer having the custody of any dublicate or tax assessment for such parish or township), have free liberty o inspect any such duplicate or assessment, and take from thence the lames of such men qualified to serve on juries, dwelling within their respective parishes or townships, as may appear to them or any of them to be necessary or useful; and every Court of petty sessions and justice of the peace shall, upon the like request to any collector or assessor of taxes, or any other officer having the custody of any duplicate or tax assessment, or to any churchwarden or churchwardens, or overseer or overzeers, having the custody of any poor-rate within their respective diviions, have the like free liberty to inspect and make extracts from any uch duplicate, tax assessment, or poor-rate, for the purpose of assisting hem in the reformation and completion of the jury lists within their espective divisions."
Sect. 12. “ The clerk of the peace shall keep the lists, so returned by Lists to be kept by he high constable to the Court of quarter sessions, among the records of clerk of peace, and
copied into a book the sessions, arranged with every hundred in alphabetical order, and to be delivered to very parish or township within such hundred likewise in alphabetical sheriff, rder, and shall cause the same to be fairly and truly copied in the same rder, in a book to be by him provided for that purpose, at the expense f the county, riding, or division, with proper columns for making the egister hereinafter directed, and shall deliver the same book to the sheiff of the county, or his under-sheriff, within six weeks next after the lose of such sessions; which book shall be called, "The Jurors' Book for Book to be called he Year ; (inserting the calendar year for which such book is the Jurors'
Book." > be in use); and that every sheriff on quitting his office shall deliver Sheriff to deliver he same to the succeeding sheriff; and that every jurors' book so pre- it to his successor. ared shall be brought into use on the 1st day of January after it shall To be used for one e so delivered by the clerk of the peace to the sheriff or his under-she- nuary. ff, and shall be used for one year then next following." Seet. 44. “If any high constable within the meaning of this act shall, Penalties. on highT fourteen days after the warrant of the clerk of the peace shall be co
e neglecting to issue Tved on him, or left at his usual place of abode, refuse or neglect to precepts, &c. sue and deliver his precept as hereinbefore directed, to the churchwarons and overseers of any parish, or to the overseers of any township ithin his constablewick; or shall in like manner refuse or neglect to sue and deliver his precept to the church wardens and overseers of any trish, or to the overseers of any township, where such parish or townripextends into any other hundred, lathe, wapentake, or other like disiet besides his own, either in the same or a different county, (provided le principal church of such parish or township shall be situate within is own hundred, lathe, wapentake, or other like district), or shall reise or neglect in any of the foregoing cases to annex to the respective fecepts such a number of the forms of return as he shall bona fide deem ufficient, or to deliver such additional number as may be demanded of im by any church warden or overseer as aforesaid, (provided he has such Iditional number in his possession), or, in case of his not so having lem, shall refuse or neglect to apply forthwith to the clerk of the peace ir such additional number, and to deliver the same to the party so delanding within three days after his receipt thereof; or shall on due noce refuse or neglect to attend at any such petty sessions or such adjournlent thereof as aforesaid, or to receive any list or lists there tendered y the justices present, or to deliver the same to the quarter sessions ext holden for the county, riding, or division, at the time and in the lanner hereinbefore directed, or shall make any alteration in any such
6. Lists of list after his receipt thereof; every such high constable offending in any
jurorz. of the foregoing cases shall, for every such offence, forfeit a sum not es6 Geo IV.am c eeding 101., nor less than 408., at the discretion of the justice before
whom he shall be convicted.” Penalties on Sect. 45. “If any churchwarden or overseer of any parish, or any churchwardens and overstrom overseer of any township within the meaning of this act, shall refuse Deglecting to inake neglect (unless prevented by sickness) to assist in making out any lis out lists, &c.
required by this act, so that the same shall not be made out at the time
the jurors' book accordingly.” Penalties on clerks Sect. 46. “If any clerk of the peace shall refuse or neglect to cate! of peace and she sufficient number, either of warrants, precepts, or forms of return, tai riffs neglecting their duty,
printed, in the manner hereinbefore directed, or shall refuse or neglect issue and deliver to any high constable within the meaning of this E. the warrant and precepts as hereinbefore directed, or to annex to the same such a number of the forms of return as he shall bona fide deert sufficient, or to deliver to any high constable such additional punkt thereof as he may apply for, within three days after such applicatia: or shall refuse or neglect to provide or prepare a jurors' book, within the time or in the manner and form hereinbefore prescribed, or to deliver the same to the sheriff or under-sheriff of the county within the tim hereinbefore prescribed, or to give notice to the sheriff or under-sheria of any wrongful insertion or omission, certified to him by any justice a the peace as aforesaid, or to deliver to any man, who shall have becu summoned, and have duly attended or served as a grand juror or persy