St Dionis Backchurch Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

24th April 1712 - 20th February 1759

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Image 35 of 61728th May 1714

Pish do Indempnify the
Ch: Wardens from all
Law suites

Then It was put up that it be a further Order of Vestry that the Pish
Indempnify the Churchwardens from all Law Suites that shall arise by the
raising & Collecting the moneys on the said rate & it was Agreed unto and made &
Ordered accordingly

Rates to be made

Then they proceeded to make Rates in Ordr: to raise money for the repaires
of the Church according to the first resolucon & Agreemt:

Mr: Ingram advanced One
penny P weeke

And upon such their proceedings the Question was putt whether
Mr: Ingram shod: be advanced One penny P Weeke as to a single rate to be
advanced to this Rate in Proporcon to the Multiplicacon there or that
he be advanced only according to the last years rate & it was carried in
the Affirmative and he was accordingly advanced One penny P Weeke
to a single rate to be added to this rate proportionably.

Mr: Jos: Tanner continued
at 6. P weeke as informer
rates. Exd.

Then it was put to the Vote whether Mr: Joseph Tanner be continued on
this rate in proporcon to the former rates of 6 p week or yt: he be abated
something thereof in this rate & it was carried in the affirmative And
accordingly he was continued on this rate at 6 p weeke as in former Rates


At a Meeting of the Comittee for the repairing of the
Church held in the Vestry June the 16th. 1714

Mr: Holloway Senr: Churchwarden

Mr: Hankey
Mr: Lindsey< no role >
Mr: Tryon
Mr: Ingram< no role >
Mr: Eames

Pew's be New fronted & the
old Partitions that shod. be
found fitting shod. be used.

This Meeting was continued to consider in what manner the Church
should be repaired whether the same shall be new pewed or that the old Pews
should be repaired And it was put to the Vote thereupon and It was Agreed that
all the Pews be new fronted and such old Particons used that should be found
fitting for use.


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