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such directions for the stationing and regulating the said watchmen, as they, 41 Geo. III. or any three or more of them, shall from time to time think proper; and
c. 30. the general commissioners shall, by and out of the money to be raised in pursuance of this act, erect, hire, or otherwise provide proper watch houses, watch boxes, or places for the reception of the said watchmen, and proper coats, lanthorns, materials, and things suitable for their respective offices, and proper and convenient rooms, or other places of security wherein to lodge offenders until taken before a magistrate for examination; and all and every the said, watchmen shall, and they are hereby empowered and required to use his and their best endeavours to prevent mischief by fire, and also to prevent murders, burglaries and robberies, and other felonies and misdemeanors, and to secure and apprehend all night walkers, malefactors, and all disorderly and suspected persons, and to detain and safely keep every such person in any of such watch houses or places to be provided as aforesaid, or in some or one of the lock-up rooms to be erected in pursuance of this act, until he, she, or they can be taken (which shall be done as soon as conveniently may be) before some justice of the peace for the said riding, to be examined and dealt with according to law. 1. XXVIIIAnd be it further enacted, That if any victualler, publican, or Penalty on Pub. other person selling spirituous or other liquors, shall entertain or harbour licans barbouring in his, her, or their house, habitation, or shop, any watchman to be ap- during their
Watchmen pointed under this act, during any of the hours or times appointed for such Hours of Duty. watchman to be on duty in virtue or in pursuance of this act, then every such victualler, publican, or other person, shall forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding twenty shillings for the first offence, and not exceeding forty shillings for the second offence, and not exceeding five pounds for the third and every other offence.
XXIX. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Orders and commissioners to constitute, ordain, and provide, from time to time, such By-Laws for by-laws, rules, and orders, as they shall think fit for licensing and autho- Coches Chair
Hackney rizing a sufficient number of hackney coaches, sedan chairs, porters, porters men, Coal carts, coal carriers, coal carts, water carriers, trucks, water carts, and all Carriers, Water other carts and carriages to be let or plying for hire within the parish of
Carriers, &c. Sculcoates aforesaid, and for regulating and ordering such hackney coaches and sedan chairs, porters, porters carts, coal carriers, coal carts, trucks, water carts, and all other carts and carriages to be let or plying for hire as aforesaid, and in what manner the same shall be provided, and what number of persons may be carried and conveyed in each of such coaches, and touching and concerning the letters, messages, goods, parcels, and things to be carried and conveyed by such porters, or any of them, and touching and concerning the quality and measure of coals to be carried and con. veyed by such coal carriers, and for preventing frauds in the sale of coals and water; and for ascertaining, and fixing, altering, and removing their stands from time to time, and for trying, adjusting, and punishing the misconduct and misbehaviour of hackney coachmen and chairmen, porters, coal carriers, carmen, truckmen, or labourers, plying for hire within the parish of Sculcoates aforesaid ; and for ascertaining what rates, fares and prices, as well for time as distance, shall be taken by such hackney coachmen, chairmen, and porters; and also for ascertaining what rates, fares, and prices shall be taken by the said coal carriers for the carriage of their coals, and water carriers for their water, and to what distance such hackney coachmen, chairmen, porters, coal carriers, truckmen, and water carriers, shall be obliged to drive, carry, go and come, in, through, and round the said parish, not exceeding for such coachmen and chairmen two miles, and not exceeding for such porters three miles, not exceeding for such coal carriers three miles, and not exceeding for such truckmen and water carriers two miles, and their rates, fares, and prices to be taken for the same; and also that the said commissioners shall and may, and they are hereby authorized and empowered from time to time to make such other by.laws, rules, and orders as to them shall seem necessary and expedient for carrying this act into execution (such by-laws, rules, and orders not being repugnant to any law or statute of this realm, or any thing herein contained ;) and the said commissioners, or any nine or more of them, at any meeting to be held as aforesaid, may from time to time, as they shall think fit, repeal, aiter, or amend such by-laws, rules, orders, and regulations, or any of them; and
41 Geo. III. shall ascertain and set down what pecuniary penalties or forfeitures shall besa c. 30.
incurred by persons breaking the same, or any of them; provided that no 2 such penalty or forfeiture shall exceed the sum of twenty sbillings for the first offence, nor the sum of forty shillings for every subsequent offence, provided always, That all such by-laws, rules, and orders so made by thei said commissioners, shall be reduced into writing and laid before the said justices assembled at any general quarter sessions of the peace to be held in and for the said East Riding of the said county of York, and if approved off by them, but not otherwise, shall be binding and conclusive, and shall be inserted in some newspaper or newspapers printed or circulated in the saida parish, i to "
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XXX, Provided always, and be it further enacted, That nothing herein prevented from contained shall prevent, or be construed to prevent, any person from emot employing their ploying occasionally his or her own servant, or the servant or servantstof own Servants, &c. as Porters,
any other person or persons, or any labourer or person who does noto followl &c.
the business of a driver of a licensed coach, or the business of a carrier, chairman, porter, or labourer, in or about the matters or things hereinbefore! directed to be carried or done by any such licensed porter or labourer ; any
thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding. Owners of Hack.
XXXI. And be it further enacted, That within seven days next after the ney Coaches, &c. owner or owners of any hackney coach or sedan chair, and also after every to affix their Numbers, &c.
such porter, coal carrier, and water carrier, and truckman shall be licepsed, and leave Notice every such owner or owners of such hackney coach, sedan chair, porters of their Places of cart, coal cart, or water cart, shall affix and keep such figure or number as Abode.
shall be respectively appointed by the said commissioners, or any nine or more of them, at any meeting as aforesaid, on some conspicuous part of such coach, sedan chair, porter's cart, coal cart, truck, or water cartirea spectively, and shall leave at the office of the clerk of the said commissioners for the time being, a true account in writing of his, her, or their place or places of abode, with the figure or number of each coach, sedan chair, porter's cart, coal cart, truck, or water cart, and so from time to time every such licensed owner or owners of such hackney coach, sedan chair, porter's cart, coal cart, truck, or water cart, shall within seven days after his, her, or their place or places of abode shall be changed, give the like account at the said office, upon pain that every such owner or owners of every such hackney coach, sedan chair, porter's cart, coal cart, truck, or water cart; shall, for every refusalor neglect so to do, forfeit and pay any sum not ex. ceeding twenty shillingsaw tires et 3 "
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XXXII. And be it further enacted, That no necessary house or privy in touching Bog the said parish, shall, from the twenty-second day of September to the Houses.
twenty-second day of March in every year, be emptied or cleansed at any other time than between the hours of ten of the clock in the evening and eight in the morning, and from the twenty-second day of March to the twenty-second day of September in every year, at any other time than be tween the hours of ten of the clock in the evening and seven in the morning, and if any person or persons shall emptyzany such pecessary house or privy at any other time (except in cases where the same shall be mixed with ashe's or other manure, for the purpose of being immediately carted and carried away for the use of the owners thereof) or shall wilfully or negligently spill or drop any of the soil of any necessary house or privy in any of tbe streets, squares, lanes, alleys, passages, and public places within the said parish of Sculcoates, every person so offending shall for
every such offence forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding twenty shillings. Names of the XXXIII. And be it further enacted, That tbe said commissioners, or any Streets to be setnine or more of them, at any of their meetings shall and may, and are hereup, and Houses numbered,
by required to order and cause to be placed on some conspicuous part of some house or building at or near each end, corner, or entrance of the several streets, squares, lanes, and other public passagés already or hereafter to be erected or made within the said parish of Sculcoates, the name by which every street, passage or places is usually, Orishall be called or known"; and also shall and may cause every house, shop, warehouse, or building in the same to be marked and numbered in such manner as they shall think most proper for distinguishing the same; and if any person or persons shall wilfully or maliciously destroy, pull down, injure, obliterate, or deface any such inscription or number, or any part thereof, or cause or procure the same to be done, every such person or persons so offending shall for every 41' Geo. III. such offence forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding ten shillings, db9*"DI
c. 30. 9XXXIV. And be it further enacted, That if any person or persons shall, upon any of the present or any future pavements of the streets, savares." lanes, or public passages and places, now or hereafter to be made or built Certain Acts not within the said parish of Sculcoates, and raised above the carriage way, and to be committed used as and for a footway only (except in any court or place which shall in the Streets. be appointed as a stand for sedan chairs, or where there is not nor 'shall be any carriage way) carry any sedan chair, not having a person therein, or shall carryi úpon such pavements any lighted Aambead, link, or torch, other than for the purpose of lighting any sedan chair, or for the purpose of lighting the public lamps within the same parish of Sculcoatës, or shall run, draw, drive, or carry thereon any truck, wheel, sledge, wheelbarrow, bier, handbarrow, or carriage whatsoever, or shall roll any cask other than for the necessary loading or unloading thereof, in, upon, from, or out of any carriage, or shall thereon wilfully ride, lead, or drive any cattle of any kind, or any beast, whether loaded with coal, vegetables, or other goods or wares for sale, or shall in any of such streets or places aforesaid, burn, dress, or cleanse any cork, or shalt boop, fire, cleanse, wash, or scald any cask, or empty any of the contents of any cask thereon, or set any cask, tub, Bruks "c* mo ! pail, bucket, or any other matter or thing on, or so as in any manner to cause any obstruction or impediment in the footway, or wash any linen, vegetables, or other things at any of the public pumps or conduits therein, or shall hew, saw, or cut any stone, wood, or timber, or bore any timber (except for the purpose of rebuilding, altering, or repairing any house or building in the manner bereinbefore mentioned, or for any of the purposes of this act required or authorized to be done, in which cases the same shall, if the commissioners shall think proper and direct, be fenced and inclosed in manner bereinafter. mentioned) or shall make or repair any coach, waggon, sledge, or other carriage in any of such streets, squares, lanes, public passages or places (except such carriages as may want iminediate repair from any sudden accident on the spot, or which cannot conveniently be removed for that purpose, or shall shoe, bleed, except in case of accidents, or turn loose any horse, ass, or other beast therein ; or if the driver of any waggon, cart, sledge, or other carriage, shall, in any part of the said parish ride on the shafts, or in or on any part of any such waggon, cart, sledge, or other carriage, without reins, or on any of the horses or cattle drawing the same; or if any person or persons having the care thereof, or driving the same, (not being a cart or caravan, driven by a person with reins and sitting therein) shall suffer any horse or cattle drawing the same to go any pace faster than a walk, or shall bait, drive, or worry any bull or bear, or other animal, with dogs or otherwise; or if any person shall drive any cattle, or ride or drive any horse or other beast within such part of the said parish, so furiously as thereby to cause a personal danger to any one whomsoever; or shalt in any of the said streets or places shew or expose any stallion or stonehorse, or shall expose to sale any horse or other beast, or shall ride, drive, or lead the same in any carriage or otherwise by way of exercise, or for the purpose of breaking them in, or shall play at any game or games of football or fives, or any other games troublesome to the inhabitants, or make any bonfire, or let off any musket or pistol, or fire any crackers, squibs, or other fireworks, or shall suffer his, her, or their fero. cious dog or bitch to go uomuzzled in any of such streets or places, after notice given by any person whomsoever to the owner thereof, or any of his or her servants to confine the same; or if any person shall sift, throw, cast, or lay any asbes (except in the time of frost only, and to prevent accidents) or any dust, muck, dung, soil, filth, rubbish, refuse of garden stuff, blood, offal, carrion, or any other offensive matter or thing, in any of the present or future streets or places within the said parish, or shall hang up, place, or expose to sale any goods, wares, or merchandize whatsoever, or any fruit, vegetables, or garden stuff, butchers meat, or other matter or thing, on or projecting over the foot or carriage way of such streets or places, or so as to obstruct or incommode the passage of any person or carriage therein, or shall commit any other kind of obstruction or annoyance in any part of any such streets, squares, lanes, or public passages or places aforesaid, the same shall respectively be considered as an offence or offences against this act;
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Beasts wandering in the Streets may be im. pounded.
or if any person or persons shall kill or slaughter, or shall singe, scald, dress, or cut up any animal, either wholly or in part, in any of such streets, squares, lanes, or public passages or places within tbe said parish, or cause or permit any blood to run from any slaughter house, butcher's shop, or shambles, into the same or any of them, every person so offending in any of the matters aforesaid, shall forfcit and pay for every such offenee any sum not exceeding forty shillings.
XXXV. And be it further enacted, That if any horse, beast, or other animal shall at any time be found wandering about any of the streets, squares, lanes, or public passages or places, pow made or hereafter to be made or built within the said parish of Scuicoatęs, it shall be lawful for any officer or officers, to be appointed by the said commissioners, and for any of the inbabitants of the same parish, by and with the consent and approba. tion in writing under the hand or hands of the lord or lords, lady or ladies of the manor of Sculcoates aforesaid, to seize and impound sucb beast, swine, or other animal, in the common pound of the said parish, or in such other place as the said commissioners shall appoint, and the same there to detain until the owner or owners thereof shall, for each beast or other animal impounded, pay a sum of money not 'exceeding twenty shillings to the treasurer for the time being to the commissioners, towards the purposes of this act, and also the sum of one shilling to the person impounding the same, besides tlie reasonable charges and expences of impounding and keeping the same; and in case the said sums, charges, and expences, shall not be paid within seven days after such impounding, it shall be lawful for the pound keeper, or such other person as shall be ap. pointed by the said commissioners for that purpose, giving seven days previous notice of the intended sale to the owner or owners of such horse or other beast, or if the owner thereof cannot be found within three days after advertising the same in manner aforesaid, to sell or cause the same to be sold, and the noney arising from such sale, after deducting the said sums and the charges and expences aforesaid, and of such notice and sale, shall be paid to the said treasurer, to be by him paid to the person whose property the beast or other animal so sold shall appear to have been,
XXXVI. And be it further enacteil, That in case any slaughter house, hog-stye, necessary house, or other noisome or offensive building or matter whatsoever, within or adjoining any of the streets, squares, lanes, or public passages or places which shall or may hereafter be made or built within such part of the parish of Sculcoates aforesaid, as shall be watched, lighted, and cleansed in pursuance of this act, and also such parts thereof as are lighted by the dock company of Kingston-upon-Hull, and shall be offensive to any of the inhabitants thereof, or persons residing therein, the same shall be deemed a nuisance and an offence against this act; and it shall and may be lawful for the commissioners, upon complaint thereof to them made by any such inhabitant, or other person or persons, under the hands of the commissioners, or under the hands of their clerk for the tinie being, to order any such nuisance or offence to be removed ; and in case the same shall not be removed within fourteen days after such notice given to the person or persons who ought to remove the same, such person or persons shall forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding ten shillings daily, for every day that the same shall continue unremoved after the expiration of the time mentioned in such notice.
XXXVII. And be it further enacted, That the said commissioners sball have full power and authority to cause the said streets, squares, lanes, and public passages or places to be watered as often as they shall think fit, and also to cause any well or wells to be dug and sunk, and any pump or pumps to be erected in such places as they shall think proper, within the said parish, for the purpose of watering the said streets or places, or for any otber purpose, and to cause the same to be removed or altered, and the expences thereof to be defrayed out of the monies to be raised by virtue of this act.
XXXVIII. And be it further enacted, That no person or persons shall, without the leave or licence of the said commissioners, make or branch any drain or drains into any of the said public sewers, drains, or vaults, made or to be made by virtue of this act, upon pain that every person so offending sball for every such offence forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding twenty
Nuisances to be removed.
The Streets to be watered.
Drains not to branch into public Sewers,
pounds, to be recovered by action of debt, bill, plaint, or 'information, in .41 Geo. III. any of his Majesty's courts of record at Westminster, in the pame of the
c. 30. clerk to the said commissioners for the time being, in which action or suit no protection, essoign, or wager of law, or more than one imparlance, shall be allowed.
XXXIX. And be it further enacted, That all private drains which now Privat are, or by permission of the said commissioners shall hereafter be made to be cleansed. within any of the public streets, squares, lanes, and public passages or places within the said parish of Sculcoates, and wbich do or shall issue into any of the public sewers, drains, or vaults, shall be repaired and cleansed under the inspection and direction of the surveyor or other proper officer of the said commissioners, at the costs and charges of the owner or owners, occupier or occupiers, of the lands or tenements to which the said private draios do or shall respectively belong.
XL. And be it further enacted, That from and after the commencement Penthouses, of this act, the water at the tops or roofs of all houses and other buildings
Signs, and other now or hereafter to be made or built within the said parish, shall be con- ing into the
Things project. veyed by pipes to be fixed to the fronts or sides thereof respectively, into Street, or wbich the common channel or drain, within three calendar months after a day to are inconvenient,
to be removed, be expressed in a notice in writing under the hands of the said commissioners, or their clerk for the time being, to be for that purpose given to or left with the owners or occapiers of such houses or buildings; and that all penthouses, bow windows; shutters, signs, sign posts, shew boards, spouts, pales, rails, grates, steps, projections, or other matters or things wbatsoever, as in the judgment of the commissioners shall be inconvenient to or incommode passengers upon any of the present or future footways or carriage ways of such streets, or places, shall, within fourteen days after a day to be expressed in a like notice to be for that purpose given to or left with the owner or occupier of the houses or other buildings, or land to whom such matters and things aforesaid, or any of them, shall respectively belong, be taken down, filled up, removed, or altered, by or at the expence of the owner or owners thereof under the inspection and direction of the surveyor or other proper officer of the said commissioners; and in case the respective owners shall neglect or refuse to obey such notices, and to observe and perform the several matters and things hereby respectively required to be done, within the time aforesaid, then such owner sball for every such offence, forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding ten shillings for every week the same shall so remain undone; and then also it shall and may be lawful for the said commissioners to cause the same to be taken down, filled up, removed, altered, and fixed in the manner and for the purposes aforesaid, and shall return or cause to be returned to the respective owners thereof, or to be left on the spot from whence the same shall be so respectively removed, or as near thereto as conveniently may be for such owners, so much of such matters and things as aforesaid, as sball not be affixed or set up, or otherwise made use of in the alterations directed by this act; and the charges and expences attending the same, shall be recovered of the owners thereof respectively, ia the same manner as the penalties or forfeitures inflicted by this act, are hereby directed to be recovered on non-payment; and if such owners shall eause such matters and things to be placed, erected, built, or made contrary to the directions of tbis act, every such owner for every week he shall so offend shall forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding twenty shillings; or otherwise it shall be lawful for the commissioners as aforesaid, to order the same to be taken down, filled up, removed, or altered, in such manner as they shall think proper, without giving any notice to the owner or other person offending therein, and the charges and expences attending the same, shall or may be recovered of the person or persons so 'offending, in the same manner as is - last hereinbefore directed; provided, that nothing herein contained shall extend to projections made or to be made in the nature of bow windows,' for the convenience of trade in any of the present streets, squares, lanes, or public passages or places in the said parish of Sculcoates, in case such projections do not advance beyond the areas of the respective houses or footways, or in case there shall be no area, do not advance more than nine inches beyond the front wall of the premises to which such projections adjoin ; Provided always, that in case such occupier or occupiers shall be required to make such alterations, matters, and things aforesaid, then it