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1697-8 9 & 10 Gul. III. 47 R. An Act for erecting workhouses and houses of
correction in the town of Kingston-upon-
Hull, for the employment and maintenance
Recites that, it was found by experience that
redress hath not been provided. He
i b. It is enacted, that from 1st June, 1698, there Det e r til
shall be a corporation consisting of the Mayor,
recorder and aldermen, and twenty-four other o
persons to be elected by the inhabitants, pay.
ing 2d. per week poor rates.
deputy governor, assistants and guardians of RA
the poor, may sue and be sued by that name, S
m ay purchase lands and elect officers,
ing. The 1
4 . Time and manner of holding courts.
51 Corporation empowered to have a Common fro m
Seal, make By-Laws, purchase and erect Work
h ouses, take up idle persons, and set children to tissim w ork and bind them apprentices.
Court may inflict punishment on poor per
exceeding £2000,) and for maintenance of the
raised and levied by taxation of every in-
habitant, and of all lands, houses, tythes imE l
propriate, appropriation of tythes, and all stocks
Myton, in equal proportions according to their
each parish and precinct within the said town,
a nd shall cause the churchwardens and overlendis 9.
seers of the poor of each respective parish to Tal 180o
assess and levy the same, and to pay the same
u nto the treasurer or treasurers of the said
| assessment of the rate, corporation empowered
| to issue warrants for that purpose.
110 Any person giving £50 may be elected a 1999 het o m
Corporation to provide for the poor, and set
idle persons to work.
Corporation may choose other officers and allow them salaries.
laseros bus sa 14+ Officers exempted from Penalties of 25
| 15 Officers to account, &c.
and give special matter in evidence. Act
d eclared to be a public act. 1698.9 | 11 Gul. HII. 18
B. An Act for the more effectual punishment of
vagrants, and sending them whither by law
t hey ought to be sent.
corporation in the town of Kingston upon-Hull,
called or known by the name of the guild or su
brotherhood of masters and pilots seamen of
the Trinity-House, in Kingston-upon-Hull, Preez
founded upon the encouragement of shipping lombons
and navigation, and for the relief of poor dis-
t ressed seamen, their widows and children,
within the said town of Kingston-upon-Hull.
and 10th Gul. III, intituled “An Act for erect1. me o
ing work houses and houses of correction, in the 2 95
town of Kingston-upon-Hull, for the employR
o be ment and maintenance of the poor there, Resor a
wherein is contained a clause, that all charitable
gifts, devises and dispositions that shall hereGMO
after be given. devised, or disposed to or for the T est si
use of the said town, or of any place within the Lososa
same, shall be paid to the corporation in the bo sa
said act mentioned, to and for the use of the sa 099
poor of the said town; by which clause all gifts sneyghedh TRS
made by seafaring men, or others, well disposed
for the endowment of the said hospital of the bot 362
Trinity-House, in Kingston-upon-Hull, for the
tressed seamen, their widows and children, are
the use of the poor of the said town, in general,
contrary to the intention of such benefactors, I i
by means whereof the said hospital is likely to
and other clauses in the said act.
. It is enacted that the said clause shall be reconcha
pealed, and that neither the said clause, or any other thing in the said act contained, shall affect |
the said hospital or corporation of the Trinitybawogist
House, or to the prejudice of the poor belonging
thereto, but shall stand repealed and void. Argibyste 17076 Anne. 62
An Act for the public registering of all deeds,
conveyances, wills, and other incumbrances
of Kingston-upon-Hull, after the 29th Sept,
That, by reason of the great increase in the
Disposition of the Money.
Corporation invested with powers of the
Power to displace or remove Guardians.
All the powers of former act to extend to
in assessments, but in open court at Quarter
Sessions on appeal.
and give special matter in evidence, and re-
Act declared to be a public act.
town of Kingston-upon-Hull and the town of
town of Kingston-upon-Hull, to and through
town of Kingston-upon-Hull.
gate commonly called Sacred Gate, on the
the said town to Hull North Bridge. 174821 Geo. II. 16 | An Act for vesting the equity of redemption of
divers messuages, lands, and hereditaments,
ing more effectual several acts of parliament
and for better paving, preserving, and cleans-1
Svoogt va n a ing the streets, squares, lanes, and alleys, in
the said town, and preventing obstructions EFT, H P
therein, and for preserving the lamps which
shall be set up to enlighten the streets of the to be
said town, and securing the property of such Ti
l amps to the owners.
od Recites 9 and 10 Gul. III, c. 47. Listed
8 Anne,c. 24.
15 Geo. II, c. 10.
the poor in the said town, under the care of the
It is enacted, That after the 1st May, 1755,
prescribed, what weekly, monthly, or other
sum or sums of money shall be necessary for
the maintenance of the poor of the said town,
Disposition of the money.
Power for the Governor, deputy Governor, and Guardians, to certify such additional sums as may be necessary, to the Mayor, &c. to be assessed, raised, and levied, as by the recited
acts is prescribed. Estosa 10
Seven days to be allowed to the Mayor and 1D
| Aldermen to issue their warrants for such as
sessment, and seven days after such assessment
The Governor, or Deputy Governor, and six
| Guardians to be a court, or assembly, for all the
purposes of this act, or the recited acts, (except
as to certifying for additional sums.)
Persons not providing for their wives, or
order reasonable punishment on persons in the
12 In case of death or removal of Guardians, adt gates
others to be chosen. b ara
13 Overseers to collect arrears during three
| months after their office shall have expired. L T 210 Y 10 | 14 | Not to take away or lessen the power of the
corporation to levy upon the goods of over
seers such sums as he should have collected,
| levied, or paid.
Recited acts continued (except such clauses
&c. as are thereby or by any other act repealed, vs Su
altered, or otherwise provided for.) lo tha
1 6 | Lamps, Scavengers, &c.