Churchwarden in UK Law

  • Inclosure Act 1857
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 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 ... ...
  • Poor Relief Act 1743
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1743
    ... ... until new Overseers are appointed; and if any Overseershall remove as aforesaid, he shall before such Removal deliver over to some Churchwarden, or other Overseer of the same Place, his Accounts verified as aforesaid, with all Rates, Assessments, Books, Papers, Sums of Money, and other Things ... ...
  • Inclosure Act 1845
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1845
    ... ... which such Allotment shall be situate (or the officiating Minister for the Time being nominated by the Incumbent for that Purpose), the Churchwarden, if there be but One, or (if there be more than One) One of the Churchwardens for the Time being of such Parish, and Two other Persons who shall be ... ...
  • Parochial Registers and Records Measure 1978
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1978
    ... ... (1) Every person having the custody of any register book of baptisms or burials, being an incumbent, priest in charge or churchwarden, shall at all reasonable hours allow searches to be made in that book on payment of such fee, if any, as may be prescribed by any order for the time ... ...
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Books & Journal Articles
    • No. 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
    • No. 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...
    ... ... was in the 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 purposes the Salford ... ...
  • Public Administration
    • No. 12-1, January 1934
    • Public Administration
    ... ... parish were managed after service in church on Sundays or at the village inn on week-days, by the incumbent, the churchwarden, the overseer, the constable and the parish officers. Many of these could neither read nor write. This parish cabinet made ... ...
    • No. 6-1, January 1986
    • Public Administration and Development
    ... ... There were various parochial offices, such as surveyor of highways, overseer of the poor, churchwarden and constable. Service in these offices was compulsory and unpaid, just as communal work done by a labourer on the repair of 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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