St Clement Danes Parish:
Minutes of Parish Vestries

17th October 1740 - 7th February 1745

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Image 2 of 30117th October 1740

St. Clement Danes Octr. 17th. 1740

Generall Vestry mett pursuant to Notice given in the
Church on Sundays the 5th. & 12th. Inst. to Consider of Proposalls
made by Jno. Thruckston< no role > This name instance is in set 984. of Tottenham High Cross for
Maintaining & Employing the Poor of this Parish

The Proposalls of Mr. Jno. Thruckston


And then a Motion was made & the Question put
whether a Comittee be appointed to Consider of ye. same

Passed in ye. Negative.


A Motion made & the Question put whether two Substantial
Inhabitants out of each Ward in this Parish be appointed
as a Comittee to Inspect & View whether ye. Houses in the
upper Church Yard(to wit)the School House & Alms-
Houses belonging to this Parish are Convenient for the
reception Imploying & Maintaining the Poor or can so
be made together with the Expences relating thereto
& the Number of Poor they will Contain & that they
Report the same to this Board with all Convenient
speed & give Publick Notice thereof in the Church

Carryed in the Affirmative
Nemine Contradicente}

Ordered & Agreed yt. two Substantiall Inhitants out of
each Ward in this Parish be appointed as a Comittee and
that the sevll. Persons hereafter Named together with ye.
Ch: Wardens & Overseers of the Poor for ye time being be a
Comittee for ye. Purposes aforesd. & yt. 11 of ym. be a quorum

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