Churchwarden in UK Law

  • Poor Relief Act 1743
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1743
    ......Authority of the same, That from and after the twenty-fourth Day of June. one thousand seven hundred. and forty-four, the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor shall yearly and every Year, within fourteen.   Daysafter other Overseers shall be nominated and appointed to succeed ......
  • Inclosure Act 1857
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1857
    ...... Recreation, such Person shall for every such Offence, upon a summary Conviction thereof before Two Justices, upon the information of any Churchwarden or Overseer of the Parish in which such Town or Village Green or Land is situate, or of the Person in whom the Soil of such Town or Village Green or ......
  • Inclosure Act 1845
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1845
    ...... shall think fit, to direct that such Town Green or Village Green, provided such Green be of equal or greater Extent, be allotted to the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of such Parish, in trust, to allow the same to be used for the Purposes of Exercise and Recreation, and the same shall be ......
  • Charities Act 2011
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2011
    ...... . (3) Subsection (4) applies where-. . . (a) overseers as such, or. . . (b) except in the case of an ecclesiastical charity, churchwardens as such,. . . were formerly (in 1894) charity trustees of or trustees for a parochial charity in a rural parish, either alone or jointly with other ......
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Books & Journal Articles
    • Nbr. 44-5, September 1981
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... Fillingham [19017 [19671 1 Q.B. 479,485-487. P. 176. . 562 THE MODERN LAW REVIEW [Vol. 44 " brushed past " a churchwarden in order to place himself in a seat other than that which the churchwarden wished him to go to the offence was ......
  • The History of Local Political Power—Some Suggestions for Analysis
    • Nbr. 25-2, June 1977
    • Political Studies
    This paper represents an attempt to analyse certain aspects of the work on ‘community power’ within a historical context. It begins with a critical review of those writers whose work has included a...
    ...... hands of a large number of institutions, including the Boroughreeve and Constables, 120 Police Commis- sioners, the Churchwarden and Overseers, the Surveyors of Highways, the County Magistrates, the Select Vestry, Town Meetings, and, for nomination ......
  • The Unwelcome Visitor
    • Nbr. 19-4, October 1946
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ...... " brawling ") in any place of religious worship any time or in any churchyard or burial ground may be arrested by a constable or churchwarden (Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act, 1860, Section 2). Having regard to the foregoing observations, the general position appears to be ......
  • The Ordeal of St. Sepulchre’S: A Campaign Against Organized Prostitution in Early 19th-Century London and the Emergence of Lower Middle-class Consciousness
    • Nbr. 15-3, September 2006
    • Social & Legal Studies
    The article addresses the issue of organized prostitution in London during the 1820s, a crucial time and place in which modern middle-class values were developing and ...
    ....... The parish reacted very quickly to these complaints and appointed a . committee, which included several churchwardens and had a sizeable budget, to address the matter. In its actions between June and September 1825, this committee did what appeared to be all the ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Religious Charities Update - Summer 2014
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......Our consultant Simon Wethered chaired this seminar. . There were four speakers. Hugh Homan is a former churchwarden in a tiny rural parish in Wiltshire, which has an aging and declining congregation and two 13th century churches to maintain.  He set up an ......
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