St Dionis Backchurch Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

24th May 1759 - 19th December 1800

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Image 20 of 45521st December 1759

Ordered That Mr John Bennet< no role > be at Liberty to offer
himself as Candidate for the place of Organist of St John's
Chapel Bedford Row or else where without Prejudice to
him as Organist of this Parish saving the Parish Rights
of Choosing an Organist annually in Easter Week

Provided That If Mr John Bennet< no role > shoud Succeed in
his Election and be Chosen Organist of St John's Chapel in
Bedford Row or any other Church or Chapel He is
nevertheless to Attend and Officiate in Person as Organist
of this Parish every other Sunday and on other usual
Festivals But in Case he shoud not Succeed then the Orders
of the 27th July 1749 and 2d April 1752 and every part thereof
are to stand and remain in full force

And Mr Bennet was then call'd in and Mr Church
Warden James acquainted him with the Resolutions of this
Vestry. And Mr Bennet desired his humble Thanks might
be accepted for the Favour and Kindness shewn him on
this Occasion.

Exd P Nath Andrews< no role > Vestry Cl.


At a Meeting on Maunday Thursday being the
3d April 1760.

Present Mr Richard James< no role >
Mr Henry Newton< no role > } Church Wardens

Mr George Maynard< no role > , Mr John Perkins< no role >

Harvey and< no role >

At this Meeting the following Gifts were Distributed

Lady Harveys< no role > 6:0:0

Mr Roger Tindals< no role > pd by the
Armourers Company

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