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THE COUNTY COMPANION,

DIARY, STATISTICAL CHRONICLE, Magisterial and Official Directory.

AND

PUBLISHED ANNUALLY IN DECEMBER.

In One Volume, 600 pages, Demy 8vo., with an Excellent Diary.

In addition to a vast mass of useful and interesting matter it will containTHE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES | THE QUARTER SESSIONS DIVISIONS, OR

IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER, the information LIBERTIES,-Names of Towns where held, for each Connty comprising :

&c. A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND GENERAL DE. NAMES AND ADDRESSES (FOR EACH

SCRIPTION,-Railways, Rivers, Canals, &c., COUNTY) OF THE LORDS-LIEUTENANT, &c., &c.

HIGH SHERIFFS, MEMBERS OF PARLIAA GEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION,–Nature of MENT, CHAIRMEN AND VICE-CHAIRMEN the Soil, Minerals, &c.

OF QUARTER SESSIONS, MAGISTRATES, A BRIEF HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION from TREASURERS, CLERKS OF THE PEACE, the Earliest Times.

UNDER-SHERIFFS, CHIEF CONSTABLES, THE TRADE AND MANUFACTURES of the CLERKS TO THE LIEUTENANCY, COROCounty.

NERS, SURVEYORS, AND OTHER CHIEF PRINCIPAL MARKETS, FAIRS, &c.

OFFICIALS. Also an Alphabetical List of ELECTORAL, FINANCIAL AND GENERAL Magistrates,dc., showing at a glance the number

STATISTICS,- Area of County; Number of of Commissions and Offices held. Houses-inhabited, uninhabited and building; THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISIONS,Population-males and females ; average num- Area; Houses ; Population; Names of Local ber of persons to an acre and acres to a person ; Chairmen ; Names of the Clerks ; Names of the Number of Parliamentary Electors (divisions Police Superintendents in charge. and liberties); Value of Assessment to County THE LIEUTENANCY SUBDIVISIONS. and Police Rates for previous year; Income by THE URBAN SANITARY AUTHORITIES,County and Police Rates; Expenditure; Amount Area, Population, Names of Clerks, &c. of Loans outstanding, &c., &c., &c.

THE RURAL SANITARY AUTHORITIES,POLICE AND CRIMINAL STATISTICS, Area, Population, Names of Clerks, &c.

Area of District; Composition and Pay of the THE POOR-LAW AUTHORITIES,-Names of Force in previous years; Cost of same; Expen- Districts ; Area; Population; Rateable Value; diture on same; Number of Persons proceeded Amount received from Poor Rate, &c.; Amount against and convicted for Indictable and Petty expended in previous year; Names of Clerks, &c. Offences; Number of Public-houses, Beer- THE SCHOOL BOARDS,- Population, Number houses, &c.

of Members, Names of Clerks, &c. AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS, Acreage THE BURIAL BOARDS,-Names of Clerks, &c.

under Coru and Green Crops (specifying the THE MILITIA FORCE,--Headquarters, Names same) for the previous year; Numbers of Live of Commanding Officers, &c. Stock-horses, cows, sheep and pigs.

THE VOLUNTEER FORCE,-Composition, NEWSPAPERS,-Names of Publishers, Price, Numbers, &c.

Days of Publication, &c.

PRICE:-In Cloth Binding, Lettered, with a Diary Space of One-third of a Page to each Day, 5s.; in Strong Cloth Boards, Gilt, with a Diary Space of One Page for each Day, 7s. 6d. ; in Elegant Morocco Binding, with Subscriber's name lettered on Cover, 12s.

85 & 86, LONDON WALL; 25, 26 & 27, GREAT WINCHESTER STREET ; 49 & 50, PARLIAMENT STREET ; AND FINSBURY FACTORIES.

Dedicated by permission to the Right Hon. the President of the

Local Government Board.

THE

COUNTY COUNCIL COMPENDIUM

OR DIGEST OF THE

MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ACT, 1882,

THE COUNTY ELECTORS

AND

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTS, 1888.

BEING A TREATISE ON THE ABOVE STATUTES

AND OTHERS RE-ENACTED THEREIN.

WITH COPIOUS NOTES AND APPENDICES, CONTAINING
EXTRACTS FROM PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS ISSUED IN

CONNECTION WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

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ALSO THE

PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS (RETURNING

OFFICERS) ACTS,
MUNICIPAL REGISTRATION ACT 1878, MUNICIPAL

ELECTIONS (CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT) 1884,

AND

ADAPTED PORTIONS OF OTHER STATUTES.

BY

HENRY STEPHEN,
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-Law.
Editor of the Ninth Edition of “Stephen's Commentaries.”

AND

HORACE E. MILLER, LL.B.,
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW, LATE EQUITY AND COMMON LAW

SCHOLAR, CAMPBELL-FOSTER PRIZEMAN, &c.

In CLOTH, 21s.

85 & 86, LONDON WALL; 25, 26 & 27, GREAT WINCHESTER STREET; 49 & 50, PARLIAMENT STREET ; AND FINSBURY FACTORIES.

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