Middlesex Sessions:
General Orders of the Court

19th May 1743 - 22nd February 1753

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Image 548 of 55911th January 1753


At the General Quarter Session of the peace of our Sovereign Lord< no role > and the King begun
and holden for the County of Middx at Hicks hall in St. John Street in and for the
said County on Monday in the Week next after theFeast of the Epiphany
to wit the eighth day of January in the twenty sixth Year of the reign of our
Sovereign Lord< no role > George the second now King of Great Britain Etc before Luke
Robinson Thomas Lane< no role > John Millner< no role > George Errington< no role > William Caslon< no role >
William Withers< no role > John Dekewer Walter Berry< no role > Thomas Jarvis< no role > Henry Butler< no role > Pacey
Arthur Jones< no role > George Garrett< no role > Philip Dyot Merry Teshmaker John Goodchild< no role >
Bolton Mainwaring< no role > Henry Norris< no role > Richard Ricards< no role > Edmund Byron< no role > Esquires
and others their Fellows Justices of our said Lord the King assigned to keep the peace
in the County aforesaid and also to hear and determine divers Felonies Trespasses
and other Misdeeds committed in the same County and from thence continued by
several adjornments untill this day (to wit) Thursday the Eleventh day of the Same Month of January
in the year aforesaid and on the same day holden by adjornment at Hicks hall in
St. John Street in and for the same County before the Justices abovenamed and
other their Fellows aforesaid.

Order for rasing money
for the purposes mentioned
in Act of Parliament for
the more easy assessing
collecting and Levying of
County Rates}

Whereas by Virtue of an Act of Parliament made in the Twelfth year of the reign
of his present Majesty King George the second intituled an Act for the more easy
assessing collecting and Levying of County Rates The Justices of the peace in that
part of Great Britain called England within the respective Limits of their
Commissions at their General or Quarter Sessions or the greater Part of them
then and there assembled have full Power and Authority from Time to Time
to make one General Rate or Assessment for such Sum or Sums of Money as
the Justices in their discretions should think sufficient to answer all and every
the Ends and purposes mentioned in the said Act Now for as much as it
appeareth unto this Court that three fourths of the Money of the last Rate
made in April Sessions one thousand seven hundred and fifty two being the last
preceding Rate hath been paid and expended to answer the Ends and purposes
mentioned in the said Act of Parliament and that it is necessary that a Considerable
Sum of Money should be raised and a Rate made upon the Towns Parishes and
Places in the said County for raising of Money to answer the several Ends and
purposes mentioned in the said Act of Parliament This Court upon
Consideration of the Premisses is of Opinion and doth accordingly Order that a
General Rate be made & assessed upon every Town Parish or Place in the said
County for raising the Sum of Twelve hundred pounds which this Court doth
think necessary to be raised for the purposes aforesaid And to the Intent the same
Sum maybe Raised for the purposes aforesaid This Court by Virtue of the said Act
doth assess upon every Town Parish and place hereinafter mentioned in the respective
Hundreds and Divisions in the said County of Middx and within the Jurisdiction &
Authority of this Court (according to the proportion they have been usually assessed
towards raising of Moneys for the passing and relieving of Vagrants) the respective
Sums of Money following (that is to say)

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