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1. Streets, Lamps, Watchmen, Drains and Improvement of Hull.

2. Market-Place. . . . . . .

3. Gaol

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4. Kingston-upon-Hull Gas Light Company . .
5. Playhouse . . . .
6. Streets, Lights, Watchmen and Improvement of Sculcoates

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CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

OF STATUTES RELATING TO THE TOWN OF KINGSTON-UPON-HULL, THE COUNTY OF

THE SAME TOWN, AND THE PARISH OF SCULCOATES,
FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE END OF THE 'REIGN OF GEORGE IV.

With the substance of such of the more curious and important Statutes as are obsolete, have expired, op beep repealed; and of such Statutes as have not been considered of sufficient importance

for insertion in this collection.

N. B. The Dates up to and including the reign of Queen Anne, are according to “The Statutes of the Realm," published

in consequence of the recommendation of the Parliamentary Commissioners.

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1532-3 24 Hen. VIII. 15

to the port of Hull and thence to foreign parts,
and of the inconveniences arising from the said
letters patent.

The said letters patent repealed.

Proviso as to wools already shipped.
10. An Act concerning the repealing of certain

letters patent granted to the mayor, burgesses,
and commonalty of the town of Hull.
· Recital of patent to the corporation of King-
ston-upon-Hull against purchase of merchan-

dise there by strangers.
ib. Tenor of the letters patent dated 21st June,

24 Henry VIII, and the mischief of said letters
patent as well to Lincoln, Beverley, Newcastle,
Nottingham as York, (whereunto the said
town of Kingston-upon-Hull is port) and all
other towns and boroughs in Lincolnshire,
Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire.

The said letters patent repealed.
R. * An Act for avoiding of exactions taken at

Kingston-upon-Hull.

Recital of excess in toll taken on the sale of
herrings, sprats and other fish at Kingston-

upon-Hull.
ib. Rates of toll to be taken in future.
ib. Sellers of fish there shall be well treated.
ib. Officers taking excessive toll, &c. shall be

fined by the lords of the council.
21 None but freemen of Hull shall sell fish

there by retail.

1535-6 27 Hen. VIII. 3

1540 32 Hen. VIII. 18

E. An Act for re-edifying of towns.

Recital of the decay of houses in York,
Lincoln, Kingston-upon-Hull, &c. &c.

If the owners of grounds on which decayed
houses stood do not re-edify the same within
three years, the lords of whom they are holden
may re-enter and re-build within two years
next after,

In their default persons having rent charges thereout may enter and re-build within one year then next ensuing.

In their default the mayors, &c. of towns may enter and re-build within three years then next ensuing.

And in their default the first owners may
| again re-enter as in their former estate.

Saving for infants, femes covert, &c.
| 0. A Bill for the privileges of Kingston-upon-

Hull.

Recital of the expence of maintaining the
town of Kingston-upon-Hull and the walls
and fortresses thereof. ?

Recital of duties on fish formerly payable
for these purposes,
1 Recital of 27 Henry VIII. c. 3. repealing the
said duties and granting small tonnage duties.

Decay of the walls in consequence.

Recited act repealed.
* Repealed by 33 Hen. VIII. c. 33.

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Mayor, &c. may collect certain duties on
herrings, &c.

None shall be charged with any higher duty
than before the 27 Hen. VIII. c. 3.
An Act for the erection of the honors of

Westminster, Kingston, Saint Osythe and
· Donington.

The King empowered by patent during his life to erect an honor at the town of Kingstonupon-Hull and other places therein mentioned.

Free and copyhold tenants owing suit to any
of the said manors shall preserve their tenures.

Provisoes for leases of the said manors.
General saving of titles of strangers.

The said honour to be under the survey, &c.}
of the court of augmentations.
An Act limiting the times for laying on land
merchandise from beyond the seas, and
touching customs for sweet wines.

All goods (except fish) shall be laden and
discharged in the day time, and at open wharfs,
&c. where officers of customs are resident (Hull
only excepted.)

Customer of Hull shall have a deputy con-
stantly resident at the city of York.
E. An Act touching certain politic constitutions
made for the maintenance of the navy.

Corporation of Hull may take toll under
33 Henry VIII. c. 33, but shall not export salt
fish.
An Act for the bringing in of staple fish and
herrings into this realm.

Herrings, staple fish, and ling may be im-
ported into York, Boston, Grimsby, Kingston-
upon-Hull, &c.
E. A subsidy granted to the King of tonnage and

poundage, and other sums of money payable
upon merchandise exported or imported.
Schedule.

The merchants of York, Kingston-super-
Hull and Newcastle-upon-Tine, and the memo
bers thereof, shall be allowed free of custom
and subsidy, two of the northern cloths and
kersies in tenn to be shipped in those ports in
the names of double wrappers as formerly liath
been there allowed them.;
An Act for dividing Trinity Church, Kingston.

upon-Hull, from Hassle.
An Act for preventing frauds, and regulating

abuses in bis Majesty's customs.

Wharfinger, &c. landing, or suffering to be
landed prohibited or uncustomed goods (except
in the port of Hull under Stat. 1 Eliz. c. 11.
without the presence of, or notice to officer,

subject to penalties.
15! Recites 1 Eliz. c. 11.

Further ports may be assigned by commis
sions out of the Exchequer (except Hull.)

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