Overseers of the poor records 1843 – 1850

This record is typed in the same format as the Overseers Account Book. The entries were not written in order of dates, it appears that if there was space on a page then an entry was made.

24th Day of August 1843
For agreement between John Thomas farmer of the parish of Llanover and the Churchwardens and Overseers of the parish of Goytre.
I John Thomas of the parish of Lanover, county of Monmouth farmer, do truly promise and agree to pay the Churchwardens and Overseers of the poor of the parish of Goytree said county, one shilling and sixpence weekly and every week for my son Thomas Thomas the reputed father of a male bastard child born of the body of Eleanor Williams, now chargeable to the said parish of Goytree until such child shall be seven years old from the date of an order made and confirmed by the magistrates.
As witness my hand this 24th day of August 1843
John Thomas

At a parish meeting held the same time In the presence of us:
Charles Bird
Richard Proger – churchwardens
Thomas Jenkins – overseer
Thomas James
William Jenkins
Thomas Davies
William Lloyd

Memdm that on the first day of August in the year 1844
Mr Thomas Newman’s cottage and field is rated at the sum of £4 0 0 a year
That the Earl of Abergavenny’s land in the same occupation of Thos Newman be rated at the sum of £8 1s 0d per annum
Memdm that on the above mentioned day:
Walter Davies two cottages to be rated the sum of £3 0 0 a piece
And that Henry’s cottage be rated at £2 0 0 per annum
That Mr Charles Jones land be rated at £3 0 0 per annum
That Mr William Lewis house and garden be rated at £3 0 0 per annum
That Mr Henry Lewis Bwrgwm cottage and garden be rated at £2 0 0 per annum
That Mr Francis David cottage and garden be rated at £3 0 0 per annum
That Mr William Griffiths cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £3 0 0
That Mr Morgan near Rhydymeirch cottage and garden be rated at £3 0 0
That Mr Joseph Marsh cottage and garden be rated at £2 0 0
That Thos White’s cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £2 0 0
That W Thomas and Abram Jones cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £4 0 0
That Mr John Lloyd’s cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £1 0 0
That Mr John Griffiths cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £2 0 0
That John Edwards cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £2 0 0
That Mr Roderick Roderick’s cottage and garden be rated at the sum of £2 0 0

At a Vestry or Parochial meeting held in the vestryroom of the Parish Church of Goytrey due notice of which having been given for the purpose or forming, appointing a Committee to take into consideration the best and most appropriate means of a building the Parish Church. It was proposed by the Rev.d Allen Morgan and seconded by Captain Bird that the following persons do form a committee for that purpose. That any ten of them do form a quorum that the Rev.d Thomas Davies of Trefethine, and any persons as representative of Capel Hanbury Leigh Esq., to be added thereto as Honorary Members.
Persons Appointed on the Committee;
Reverend Thomas Evans – Rector of Goytrey
Captain Charles Bird } Churchwarden
Richard Proger } Churchwarden
Allen Morgan Clk } Parishioner
William Hunter Little Esq. – do
Mr Thomas James – Ty Cooke
Mr James Gwatkin – Pentwyn
Mr John Rosser – Pantglas
Mr Thomas Davies – Pentrebach
Mr Vaughan Jones – Bwrgwm
Mr John Lewis – Newbarn
Mr Thomas Jenkins – Lan
Mr Thomas Gwatkin – Great House
Mr John Prosser – Penperllauall

And it was unanimously resolved that this meeting be adjourned to Thursday the fifteenth day of February 1844 at four o’clock in the afternoon.
Rev.d Thomas Evans – chairman
Charles E Bird
Richard his mark Proger

May 18th 1844
Notice is hereby given that a parish committee meeting will be held at the vestry room at eleven o’clock in the forenoon on Thursday next for the purpose of appointing a clerk for the vestry and also for taking measures towards rebuilding the parish church

May 18th 1844- Thomas Evans – Rector
Memdm that it is considered at a parish meeting held on the 1st day of August 1844 that the rate not being satisfactory to the parish, a committee be formed consisting of the parish officers and the three following:
Mr Thomas James – Ty Cook
Mr John Rosser – Pantglas
Mr William Loyd

That they be required to prepare a statement of the value of all the farms, lands and tenements in the parish to produce the same at an adjourned meeting to be held on Wednesday 3rd October to be received and to take the same into consideration – AD
Thomas Evans – chairman

N. 17th 1844
Notice is hereby given that a parish meeting will be held in the vestry room at Goytree Church on Thursday 21st day of November at the hour of three of the clock in the afternoon for the purpose of making a rate and other matters connected therewith.
And that a committee meeting be will be held immediately after

At a parish meeting held on the 21st day of November 1844 it was agreed by the major part of the ratepayers present that this meeting be adjourned untill two of the day on Friday the 28th day of November 1844
Thomas Evans – Rector
Chairman

21st November 1844
At a parish or vestry meeting held by adjournment from the 21st day of November 1844 to the 28th day of aforesaid month and year for the purpose of granting or making a rate agreed by the major part of the rate payers that a rate for rebuilding is not granted by the majority of votes
Thomas Evans – Rector
Chairman

At a parish meeting held this 27th day of February 1845 to take into consideration the revaluation made of the parish when it was agreed that the valuation put before the parishioners at a vestry meeting duly held was agreed to by us at that meeting.
And that it was unanimously agreed that the committee shall receive the sum of £2 10s each in consideration of their trouble
And also that a rate of -/6d in the pound is granted for the relief of the poor and the county stock
James Gwatkin – Churchman
Rees Rees
William Jones
John Prosser
Walter Davies
John Rosser

1845
At a parish meeting held on the thirteenth day of March due notice been given, it was resolved unanimously that a rate of sixpence in the pound be granted for the relief of the poor and other purposes according to the original rate with introduction of those cottages that was not rated
It was also at the same meeting unanimously agreed that a parish meeting will be called on the 17th April instant for the purpose of taking into consideration the objections of those persons who feel themselves aggrieved with the revision – the rate made by a committee appointed for that purpose
Thomas Evans – chairman
William Vaughan – X
Charles E Bird

At a parish meeting held this 9th day of October 1845 due notice been given it was unanimously agreed that this meeting be adjourned to the 16th of October at the hour of three of the clock in the afternoon.
Charles E Bird
William Loyd
Richard Pruett

At a parish meeting held by adjournment at the house of William Loyd on the 16th October it was agreed that the rate of two pence in the pound be granted towards defraying the ordinary expenses of the church
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting held after due notice on the thirteenth day of November 1845 to take into consideration the state of the road leading to the church it was unanimously agreed that the above road be made 21 feet wide from state to stake and a committee was appointed for carrying the same into office
Names of the committee men:
Thomas Evans – Rector
Charles E Bird – churchwarden
Thomas James – overseer
Thomas Watkin
Walter Davies
And that any three will form a quorum: Thomas Evans – chairman

1846 – March 19th
1846 at a parish meeting due notice being given it was unanimously agreed that Mr Rees Rees and Thos James are appointed overseers for the ensuing year

It was also agreed at the same parish meeting that James Prosser and Charles Lewis are appointed collectors of land tax
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting held on the 24th September 1846 it was agreed by the major part present to grant a rate of four pence in the pound for the necessary repair of the highway in the parish of Goytre
Thomas Evans – chairman
Thomas Watkins
Philip Morgan
William Jenkins
Thomas Jenkins – surveyor

At a parish meeting [due notice given] held on the 25th February 1847 it was agreed that the present constables shall continue in office for the ensuing year viz:
Wm Jones – mason
Wm Jones – plasterer
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting due notice being given held on the 11th March 1847 it was agreed that the following persons shall be returned to serve the office of overseers for the ensuing year viz:
Thos Watts for Ynys y Pigan
John Williams for Yew Tree Cottage
Wm Rees for Nantyderri
Thomas Evans – chairman

Resolved at a parish meeting held on the 11th day of March 1847 that Rev.d Thomas Evans be elected guardian for the year ensuing unanimously agreed that Richard Bird is to receive a salary henceforth for serving and cleaning the Church. Seven guineas to be paid out of the church rate
Thomas Evans

It is unanimously agreed at the said meeting that the assessment in the house and land of Thomas Jones to be lowered – £2 to be taken off and put on the cottage of John Watkins of Ton ysyborcoed which is now rated at the sum of £2

At a parish meeting held on the 15th day of July 1847 [due notice been given] it was unanimously agreed to grant a rate of eight pence in the pound for the necessary repairs to the highway in the parish of Goytre
Thomas Evans – chairman
John Williams
Richard Pruett
Thomas Jenkins – savier (surveyor)

At a parish meeting held on the 23rd day of September 1847 it was agreed unanimously that the road leading to Goytre Mill is in the first instance to be repaired to such an extent in such a manner as to make it tolerably passable and then the remainder of the existing rate of 8d in the pound is to be expended on the widening of the above road, commencing at the road leading from the Chain Bridge
Thomas Evans – chairman

1847
At a parish meeting held the 25th day of March due notice being given it was agreed by the majority present that David Davies Royal Oak and Thomas Evans Halfway House be appointed collectors of land tax for the ensuing year
Thomas James
Thomas Davies
Thomas Jenkins
Walter Jones

At a parish meeting held the 29th of May due notice being given it was unanimously agreed that the overseers and Mr Charles E Bird churchwarden, with the vestry clerk was to revise the county rate

1848
At a parish meeting held on the 9th day of March due notice being given it was agreed that the following persons shall serve the office of overseers for the ensuing year Viz:
William Rees for Nantyderri
Ditto Pentre Bach
Ditto William Williams for Kiln Farm

At the same parish meeting it was agreed that the following persons shall serve the office of constables for the ensuing year Viz:
William Jones – mason
Ditto Isaac Wilks
Thomas Watkins
William Rees
William Loyd
John Williams

At a parish meeting held this 12th day of September 1848 pursuant to notice it was resolved that (sentence unfinished)

At a parish meeting held pursuant to due notice held on the 28th day of September for the purpose of forming a committee to revalue the parish and to value and rate for the relief of the poor the following persons were appointed Viz:
Thomas James
William Loyd
Thomas Watkins
William Jeremiah
Walter Davies
We the undersigned ratepayers of said parish in vestry assembled agree to the above committee
Charles Elias Bird
John Williams
Henry Plaisted
David Davies
William Jones
William Rees
Henry Jacob
William Price
William Valentine
William Vaughan

At a parish meeting duly held at the vestry on 16th instant it was unanimously agreed that John Williams, Thomas Davies and John Prosser be appointed to value the places or farms occupied by members of the committee which has been requested to value the whole parish
Thomas Evans – chairman
Charles Bird

It was unanimously agreed at a parish meeting held at the vestry on the 22nd day of March 1849 that William Lewis of Ty Port and John Edwards, tenant of William Lewis near the church be appointed overseers of the poor of this parish for the year 1849 and also William Williams Goytre Wharf
It was also unanimously agreed that William Loyd is appointed the surveyor of the roads for the ensuing year
Thomas Evans – chairman
Charles E Bird
Thomas Davies

At a parish meeting held the 5th day of April it as unanimously agreed that a rate of 4d in the pound be granted for the use of mending the parish roads to be upgraded within the year
Thomas Evans – chairman

April 1849
At a parish meeting held the 8th day instant for the purpose of taking into consideration what measures are to be taken with regard to the order of removal of Rowland Edwards to this parish, it is unanimously agreed that the last order received on the 4th instant shall be forthwith appealed against
Thomas Evans – chairman
Charles E Bird
Thomas Watkins
William Lloyd
William Vaughan
At the same parish meeting it was agreed that William Jones plasterer and Henry Plaisted be appointed collectors of the aforesaid taxes for the ensuing year

At a parish meeting held after due notice on the 24th day of May 1849 for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of appealing against the order of removal of Rowland Edwards from the parish of Llanellen to the parish of Goytrey at this meeting it was unanimously agreed that the order above be referred to be appealed against forthwith
Thomas Evans
Thomas Davies
John Williams
John Lewis
Richard Prosser
William Vaughan
Thomas Lewis
It is unanimously agreed at the above meeting that the impalement is finally settled
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting held after due notice on the 27th December 1849 for the purpose of removing any inequality in the rate it was unanimously agreed by majority present that the appointment as it stands is a fair assessment
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting held on the 21st day of Feby 1850 it was unanimously agreed that William Jones of Bwrgwm shd remain in office of constable and that Henry Mathews of Tre waelod succeed Isaac Wilks for the present year
It was also unanimously agreed that a church rate of two pence in the pound be granted for the expenses incurred and to be incurred during the present year
Thomas Evans – chairman
William Lloyd
Thomas Davies

At a parish meeting held after due notice on the 28th March 1850 it was unanimously agreed that the consideration of the appointment of the deputy overseer be postponed to the forth day of April next to be held at 5 o’clock
It was also unanimously agreed that John Rosser be appointed overseer of the road at a salary of £2 for the ensuing year and that Walter Davies and Thomas Prosser be appointed overseers of the poor for the same year and William Jenkins Bridge and William Jeremiah Park y B should be appointed collectors of land tax
Thomas Evans – chairman
It is also at the above meeting agreed that the sum of ten shillings a year each be allowed to the constables for discharging their duty in suppressing vice in the parish
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting held by adjournment on the 4th day of April 1850 for the purpose of appointing an assistant overseer at a salary of fifteen pounds. The expediency of doing so is unanimously approved and at the same meeting called after due notice Richard Pruett and Wm Williams were appointed churchwardens for the ensuing year
Thomas Evans – chairman

At a parish meeting held on the 20th day of June 1850 for the purpose of making a church rate for the current expenses of the year held pursuant to notice present to the churchwardens Mr Wm Lloyd, Mr Thos Watkins Lanvair, Mr William Turner, Mr Thos Edwards, Mr Wm Gwatkin, Mr Thomas Gwatkin Goytre Hall, Mr Wm Powel the estimates for the current year amounting to the sum of £14 5 d1/4 having been submitted the meeting it was proposed by Mr Thomas Watkins and seconded by Mr William Turner that the parish clerks salary be reduced from £7 7 0 to £3 0 0
Resolved that this meeting be adjourned to 27th Sept at the same time and place
John Williams – churchwarden
Chairman

At a parish meeting held after due notice on the 25th July for the purpose of investigating the accounts of William Rees during the time he served as overseer for this parish & of taking steps necessary in order to procure the reimbursement of the amount still ensuing in his hand it was unanimously resolved that the overseers be requested to communicate with William Rees late of Nantyderri on the request of the Parish of Goytrey the sum of £12 1s 8d & to demand from him the payment of that amount on or before the second day of August next.
Thomas Evans – Chairman
Thos Watkins – Lanvair
Thomas Watkins – Goytrey Hall
William Gwatkin – assistant overseer
Walter Davies – overseer
William Tovey

At a parish meeting held the 1st day of August 1850 for the purpose of taking into consideration the steps to be taken for the recovery of the money due from Wm Rees to the parish. It was unanimously agreed that the parish officers shall examine the parish books with the bank books and with the books of the union that Mr Edwards be requested to enter fully into the accounts of the said William Rees and that they, the parish officers be empowered to take such measures that may be deemed necessary by Mr Edwards
Thomas Evans – Chairman

At a parish meeting held after due notice for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of appointing a rural police officer for the parishes of Llanover, Lanvair and Goytrey it was agreed by the majority of the ratepayers present that the proposition made by Thomas James and seconded by Mr Richard Pruett to the effect that a police officer be appointed be not acceded to.
It was proposed as an amendment by William Lloyd and seconded by John Williams that the present system of paid constable be continued.
For the proposition – 12
For the amendment – 35
Majority for amendment – 12
Thomas Evans – Chairman
John Williams
Richard Pruett

At a parish meeting held on the 28th instant for the purpose of taking into consideration the necessary widening of the road on Cefn Minog it was agreed that the proposition made by Mr Mathews to widen the above road be negated
Moved by Mr Mathews
Seconded by R Pruett
Majority against proposition – 12
Thomas Evans – Chairman
Thomas Watkins – Lanvair
William Williams
John Rosser – by mark
William Jones
William Gwatkin

Parish of Goytrey, Union of Pontypool Statement of Receipts
1843 from the rate allowed by the magistrates on May 25th £47 0s 18d
Total received in the quarter £47 0s 18d
Balance due from Parish Officers last quarter £62 0s 41/2d
Payments of Parish Officers for the quarter ending June 24th 1843 – Ruth Jenkins overseer

1843 Disbursed
March 25th – Paid Mr Edwards for notices for special sessions 2s 6d
For hearing appeals
Apr 3rd – County Rate £17 16s 6d
Ju 17th – Serv expenses £3 1s 0d
23rd – To the treasurer of the Union £23 0s 0d
County Rate £11 4s 9d
May 25th – for signing a rate 1s 0d
Total Expended in the Quarter £51 15s 9d
Balance due from Parish Officers £11 0s 111/2d
£62 16s 41/2
Examined 8th August 1843 – William Williams – Auditor

At a parish meeting held in pursuance of notice given, we the major part of the parishioners present do hereby and agree to allow a rate of sixpence in the pound for the relief of the poor and other purposes connected therewith

Parish of Goytrey. Union of Pontypool. Quarterly Statement of Receipts and Payments made by Parish Officers for the year ending December 25th 1843. John Lewis Overseer.
1843 Received from the rate allowed by Magistrates £47 12s 10d
Total received in the Quarter £47 12s 10d
Balance due from Parish Officers last Quarter £16 10d 01/2d
1843 Disbursed

August 4th
Allowance in respect of expenses incurring in carrying into effect the provisions of the act for the registration of voters for the past year as & revising Barrister’s Certificate 17s 0d

7th
Paid Mr Edwards for insuring of Receipts, Summons and appointment of Constables by order of Magistrates £1 11s 6d

Sep 2nd
For making 3 copies of the list of Juries 1s 6d

9th
To the Treasurer of the Union £38

23rd
To the Magistrates Clerk with the return of the list of Juries 5s

For a new book to keep the Parish Accounts £1 4s 6d
For signing a Rate 1s
For a Rate Receipt check book 2s
Total expended in the quarter £42 2s 6d
Balance due from Parish Officers £16 10s 111/2d
£58 13s 111/2d
Examined 27th October 1843

John Williams – Auditor

Receipts and Payments made by Parish Officers for the Quarter
1843 – Disbursed
Oct 14 – County Rate £11 14s 9d
Dec 9 – to the treasurer of the Union £29
Dec 20 – County Rate £11 14s 9d
Nov 24 – To the overseer of Llanthewy Rytherch in Repayment of relief to Elizabeth Williams & child 10s
25 – Paid Jane Edwards for the supper & lodgings Of Elizabeth Williams & child on their journey from Llanthewy to the meeting of the Board of Guardians 1s 3d
Reliev’d Elizabeth Williams with bread 1s
Dec 26 – Relieved Joseph Jones with bread 1s
21 – for signing a rate 1s
Total expended in the quarter £53 5s

Balance due from Parish Officers £9 18s 91/2d
£64 3s 91/2d
Ruth Jenkins and John Lewis in Acc’t with the Parish of Goytrey

1844
To 4 rates at 2/- in the pound £190 10s 8d
Of relieving Officer 4s 6d
Balance due from Parish Officers March 1843 £15 3s 61/2d
The return for the year ensuing:

Rev.d Allen Morgan – not liable
Wm Vaughan
Wm Parry
Rich.d Jones

At a parish meeting held in pursuance of notice duly given, we the major part of the parishioners present, do herby agree to grant a rate of sixpence in the pound for the relief of the poor and other purposes connected herewith.
Chairman Thomas Evans
Charles Bird
Thomas James

Receipts and payments made by the Parish Officers 1843
Disbursed
1843 to the Treasurer of the Union £31
County Rate £11 14s 9d

Dec 21 for signing a rate which relieving officer
Would not allow 1s 0d

1844
Mar 4 for signing a rate 1s 0d
Appointment of overseers 7s 0d
Total expenditure in the quarter £43 3s 9d
Balance due from parish officers £ 5 12s 81/2d
Examined balance £15 12 81/2 John Williams 19 April 1844 – auditor

1843
By Treasurer of the Union £127
County Rates £54 15 6
Law expenses and fees paid Magistrates Clerk £4 15 6
Incidents £3
Signing Rates 4s
Appointments 7s
Total expenditure in the year £190 2s 6d
Balance from the parish officers £15 6 21/2d
£205 18s 8d

Thomas James in Acc.t with the parish of Goytrey from the rate allowed by magistrates on the day of (missing)1843 £47 12 7d
The return for the year ensuing
Thos James
John Rosser
Wm Evans
Wm Jenkins

The account of Thomas James surveyor of the Highways of all receipts and payments made by him in the execution of his office from the 8th day of April 1843 to the 6th day of April 1844 as follows viz:
Paid 1844 Disbursed £ S D
Apr 5
Rich.d Jeremiah for 77 perches on the road near Penpedairheol at 1/6 p perch 5 15 6
Do Macadamising do 22 perches at 2/6 2 5 0
Do breaking and laying 63 cart loads of stones near Penpellenny at 9d a load 2 7 3
Patching near J Prosser’s Rd Tovey & Son 3 days at 1/10 5 6
Richard Jeremiah & son near Miss Bird’s at 12 day at 1/8 1 0 0
Do near Park y brain bridge breaking and laying 36 loads of stone at 9d 1 7 0
Do near the same place 10 days at 1/8 16 8
Do foot path leading to Church 24 days at 2/- 2 8 0
Do near Goytrey Church 6 days at 1/8 10 0
Do near Ty Twmpyn 3 days at 1/8 5 0
Do on the suspension bridge road 6 days at 1/8 10 0
For 65 loads of stone 3 5 0
Hannah Tuffley 10 0
Rowland Edwards breaking and laying 16 loads of stone near
John Rosser’s at 8d a load 10 8
Do near Wm Vaughan’s 10 days at 1/4 13 4
Do near Wm Griffith’s bridge 10 days at 1/4 13 4
On the new road 5 days at 1/4 6 8
On the Church path 5 days at 1/4 6 8
Do on Penystair Rd 4 days at 1/4 5 4
Do at Penpellenny & near John Watkins’s 8 days at 1/4 10 8
Richard Jeremiah & son at 10 different places 11 days at 1/8 18 4
Wm Jones mason on Coed Robin road 14 days at 1/8 1 3 4
Do for cleaning the water courses on the mill road 15 0
Omitted in last year’s account 1 6 0
Wm Parry for 27 do at 1/- 1 7 0
Rich.d Jones for 26 loads of stones at 1/6 load 6 0
Walter David for 10 at 1/- 10 0
Thos Watts for 50 at 1/- 2 10 0
John Lewis for 7 do at 1/- 7 0
Wm Evans for 4 do at 1/- 4 0
John Meredith for 3 do at 1/- 3 0
Paid for a shovel 3/3 and steeling a hammer 6d 3 9
For signing a rate 1 0
My allowance for serving the office 2 0 0
Appointments of new surveyor 7 0
Total expenditure for the year 36 1 0

Balance due to Surveyor April 1843 3 2 81/2
39 4 81/2
Balance due from Surveyor Apr 1844 8 4 101/2
£47 12s 7d

This account is allowed by us;
Charles Bird
James Gwatkin
Tho Watkin
William Lloyd
Verified before me this 6 d of April 1844
John Probert; D Jones

Received from the rate made February 29th 1844 42 14 4
Balance from Churchwardens at Easter 1843 2 7 01/4

The Account of Charles E Bird and Richard Proger Churchwardens of all receipts and payments made by them relating to their office from Easter 1843 to Easter 1844 as follows viz;
1843 paid by Charles Elias Bird
Visitation fees 10 0
Bread & wine for the communication at several times 9 6
Clerk’s salary 4 0 0
Coals 1 ton 8 6
Lewis Edmunds for repairing the Church 26 10 0
Rich.d Pruett for cleaning after repairs 10 0
To parchment for registers 3 0
For 2 presentments 2/- copies of the registers 3/- 5 0
Allowance for attending visitations 10 0
33 10 0
Paid by Richard Proger
Visitation fees 0 0
Bread & wine for the communication 4 several times 12 8
Wm Williams as due to his mother late Parish Clerk 1 0 0
Repairing the lock of the Vestry door twice 2 0
Wm Williams for mole pots in the churchyard 7 0
For washing the surplice twice 5 0
Allowance for attending the visitation 10 0
Drink at Parish meetings 5 0
Lost from rate by the non-payment of John Jenkins Bwrgwm 7 3
4 0 11
Total £37 6 11

Balance due from Churchwardens at Easter 1844 £7 4 51/4 = £45 1 41/2
James Gwatkin

William Lloyd
John Rosser
Richard Pruett

At a parish meeting held the 5th day of April it as unanimously agreed that a rate of 4d in the pound be granted for the use of mending the parish roads to be upgraded within the year
Thomas Evans – chairman

 

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