St Dionis Backchurch Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

24th May 1759 - 19th December 1800

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Image 39 of 4553rd April 1761

At a Vestry held on Friday the 3d of April 1761 .

Present Mr Henry Newton< no role >
Capt Willm Wilde< no role > } Church Wardens

Mr George Maynard< no role > Mr Jas Hebert< no role > Junr Mr Peter Pope< no role >
Mr Richard James< no role > Mr James Dunn< no role > Mr John Chauntrell< no role >
Mr John Haydon< no role > Mr John Roberts< no role > Mr John Perkins< no role >
Mr Saml Mestrezatt< no role > Mr Joseph Chorley< no role > Mr Alexr Bellis< no role >
Mr John Moggridge< no role > Mr James Cue Mr Henry Rutt< no role >
Mr William Martin< no role > Mr William Towsey< no role > Mr Wm Farnworth< no role >
Mr Peter Culver< no role > Mr Thomas Hudson< no role > Mr Benjn Lucas< no role >
Mr Robt Scouthroupe< no role > Mr Josh: Richardson< no role > Mr John Hawkins< no role >
Mr Francis Leach< no role > Mr Aeneas Mc Millan Mr Michl: Cole< no role >
Mr Henry Gretton< no role > Mr Clement Lazell< no role > Mr Thos: Pullen< no role >
Mr Thos Wright< no role > Mr John Jeffryes< no role > Mr Saml: Hulme< no role >
Mr Thos Fothergill Mr Josh: Spackman Mr Willm Coombes< no role >
Mr John Hayward< no role > Mr Stephen Line< no role > Mr Chas Long< no role >
Mr Edwd Tredway< no role > & others


This Vestry was held pursuant to Publick
Notice given in the Church for the Choice of a Sexton or
Sextoness of this parish

At which time Mr Maynard Acquainted the Genl
present that before they proceeded to a Choice it woud
be Necessary to take the Sense of this Vestry as to the
Method of proceeding He therefore Moved that the Choice
of a Sexton or Sextoness for this parish might be
determined by a Ballott And being Seconded the Question
was put on the said Motion and carryed in the Affirmative

Election by

Ordered that the Choice for a Sexton or Sextoness
of this parish be determined by a Ballott

Then the several petitions of Sarah Parker< no role > This name instance is in set 1455. Widow
Caleb Lee< no role > , Richard Moore< no role > , Thomas Oswin< no role > , John
Iselton, and John Willson< no role > were delivered in at the
Table and Ordered to be read and the same were read

Then some of the Gentlemen present took Notice
that Thomas Oswin< no role > one of the petitioners was no
Parishioner and therefore not a fit person in their

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