Middlesex Sessions:
Sessions Papers - Justices' Working Documents

May 1785

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that about the 12th. day of Octor. 1784 he hired a Room at the Sign
of the Bird in Hand Victualling House in the sd. Parish of Westham
at three Shillings by the Week to be made use of & which was used
as an Office or Place for the Justices to meet & transact the sd. Parish
& other public Business (the sd. Peter Allam being them & to the time
of his Death Clerk to the sd. Justices) that the sd. Room was furnished
with Chairs & Tables & the Landlord was to find Firing and it was then
agreed that the Landlord was to have the use of the Room on the
Assembly Nights being once a Fortnight & at other times when the
Paupers Husband did not want it That the Paupers Husband had the
Key & might have locked the Door if he would but did not do it above
once or twice & used to leave the Key in the Door That the Paupers
Husband from time to time & to the time of his Death out of his own
proper Monies or Fees & no part thereof was ever paid or discharged by
the Justices nor had they any Concern with the Room other than merely
meeting therein for the afd. Purpose The Session allowed, the Apeal
Subject to a Special Case Etc.

W Fielding
J Silvester

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