St Dionis Backchurch Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

24th April 1712 - 20th February 1759

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Image 220 of 61731st July 1734

They all Complain of the Hardship in the Winter by having
no Fire, the Floor being of Loam & very cold.

Notwithstanding the above Report It is the Opinion of the Committee
that warning be given to Thruckstone according to the Articles of
Agreement for this Reason that in the Six Months a more.
Beneficial Way may be found out for the Maintainance of
the Poor and the Ease of the Parish.
John Clarke< no role > James Hebert< no role > . James Spackman< no role > .
Jasper Helment< no role > . George Scullard< no role > . William Shippey< no role >
John Elton< no role > . John Cheslyn< no role > . Richard West< no role > . (Plaisterer).

The Poor attending at
ye. Door be Called in.

Ordered That such of the Poor as are now attending at the
Door of the Vestry be called in and Frances Bunting. Mary
Fairbrother & the Sister of Judith Rayner< no role > appearing were
severally heard relating to the Hardships complained of.

The Report Confirmed.

Then the Gentlemen present took the Report of the Committee
with their Opinion & also the Matters complained of into
Consideration: and after sometime spent thereon. It was moved
that this Vestry do agree with the Report from the Committee
and the Question being putt on the said Motion it was Carried in the
Affirmative by a Great Majority.

The Committee dissolved
& a new one appointed.

Ordered that the said Committee be dissolved & a new
Committee appointed to consider of Way's & means for the
better maintaining & providing for the Poor & Ease of this

The Names of ye new

Ordered that Mr: Church Warden Clarke, Mr. Joseph Mitchell< no role >
Mr. James Hebert< no role > , Mr. Thomas Oyles< no role > , Mr. Thomas
< no role > , Mr. Richard Tirrell< no role > , Mr. George Scullard< no role > , Mr.
James Spackman< no role > , Mr. Jasper Helment< no role > , Mr. Richd: West< no role > (Plaisterer )
& Mr. William Holloway< no role > , or any five of them be a Committee
for the Purposes aforesaid.

The Committee to report
their Proceedings.

Ordered that the said Committee do report their Proceeding's
from time to time to the Vestry.

Exd. P. Nath Andrews< no role >

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