St Dionis Backchurch Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries
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24th April 1712 - 20th February 1759

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Image 52 of 6175th April 1716


At a Vestry held the 5th: day of April 1716

Present

Dr: Grandorge
Mr Wm: Hay< no role > Curate

Mr: Hallam
Mr: Tirrell< no role > } Ch:Wardens

Mr. Quatermaine
Mr: Dawson< no role >
Mr: Hickes
Mr: Webster< no role >
Mr: Ingram< no role >
Mr. Shepherd

Mr. Paterson
Mr. Walford< no role >
Mr. Cotton
Mr Hankey
Mr. Barker
Mr. Pernell
Mr. Rusbatch
Mr. Holloway Senr< no role > :
Mr: Maurice

Mr. Branch
Mr. Mariner
Mr. Wilson
Mr. Davis
Mr. Pitway
Mr. Penn
Mr: Fletcher< no role >
Mr. White
Mr Viber

This Vestry was Summoned by Mr. Richard Hallam< no role >
Upper Church Warden for the Choice of Parish Officers for the Yeare ensueing Vizt.
Collectors for the Poore Sidesmen and Chrchwardens

Collectore
Mr. Dodd Mr. Akerman

First were Nominated for Collectors Mr. Wm: Johnson< no role > Mr. John Dodd< no role >
Mr. John Akerman< no role > Mr Wm. Hickes and Mr. John Burt< no role > who being
severally put to the Vote the Choice fell on Mr: Johnson and Mr. Dodd< no role >

Mr. Johnson Fined 40s for
Collector

Mr. Johnson being Absent the Vestry thought convenient to send
Mr Whisken to Accquaint him that he was chose Collector: whereupon
he sent word by Mr. Whisken that he desir'd he might be exempted
from the said Office paying the Usuall Fine of Forty shillings
being put to the Vote was excused accordingly

Sidesmen

Then was Mr. John Akerman< no role > Nominated for Collector who being
put to the Vote was chosen accordingly

Mr. Newton & Mr Lacoze

Then were Mr: James Newton< no role > and Mr. Paul Lacoze Nominated
for Sidesmen who being severally put to the Vote were chosen
accordingly

Mr. Tirrell< no role > & Mr. Walford

Then was Mr: Richard Tirrell< no role > chose Upper Church Warden

Then were Nominated for Under Church Warden Mr. Alexander
Paterson Mr: Francis Walford< no role > and Mr: Thos. Browne< no role > who being
severally put to the Vote the Choice fell on Mr. Alexander Paterson< no role > This name instance is in set 1484.

Mr. Paterson Fined 10
for 2 Ye. Ch:Warden

Whereupon Mr. Alexander Paterson< no role > This name instance is in set 1484. return'd the Vestry Thame [..]
for the favour shown him last Yeare in Exempting him from the Office of
Church warden And that he now being Chose he desired to be excused for
the said Office paying a Fine which being put to the Vote and upon long
debate whether he shod: pay 10 or 12 as a Fine It was Agreed that
he shod: pay but Ten Pounds having Served Collector




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