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BOARD OF SUPERVISION FOR THE RELIEF OF THE POOR IN SCOTLAND.
OFFICE: 82, GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH.
W. S. WALKER, Esq., Chairman.
Sir W. G. CRAIG, BART.
W. SMYTHE, Esq.
The LORD PROVOST of EDINBURGH;
The LORD PROVOST of GLASGOW;
The SOLICITOR-GENERAL of SCOTLAND;
The SHERIFF DEPUTE of the COUNTY of PERTH;
The SHERIFF DEPUTE of the COUNTY of RENFREW;
The SHERIFF DEPUTE of the COUNTY of ROSS and CROMARTY.
Secretary-JOHN SKELTON, Esq.
General Superintendents of the Poor.
W. A. PETERKIN AND A. CAMPBELL, ESQRS.,
REGISTRAR-GENERAL OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES. OFFICE SOMERSET PLACE, SOMERSET HOUSE.
Registrar-General-GEORGE GRAHAM, Esq.
Secretary-J. T. HAMMICK.
Dr. W. FARR, F.R.S., W. H. W. TYTHERIDGE W. CLODE, T. OAKES, and J. SHOVELLER, ESQRS.
QUARTER SESSIONS (1873)
IN THE SEVERAL COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES.
By the Act Will. IV. c. 70, it is enacted that "in the year 1831, and afterwards, the Justices of the Peace in every county, riding, or division, for which Quarter Sessions of the peace by law ought to be held, shall hold their general Quarter Sessions of the Peace in the first whole week after the 31st of March, in the first week after the 28th of December, in the first week after the 31st of March, and in the first week after the 24th of June." The following list has been computed according to this rule.
The Act 4 and 5 Will. IV. cap. 47, allows a discretionary power to the Justices of Peace as to the time of holding the Spring Quarter-Sessions, and empowers them to alter the day for holding the Sessions, so as not to be earlier than the 7th of March, nor later than the 22nd of April
Tu. Dec. 31 (1872), April 8,
BUCKS-Aylesbury, same as Berks.
CHESHIRE-M. as Berks; at Chester, Jan.
& July; at Knutsford, April & October.
ELY, Isle of-Tu. as Bedford, at Wisbeach,
KENT- Maidstone, Th. Jan. 2, April 10,
LEICESTERSHIRE-Leicester, M. as Berks.
MONMOUTHSHIRE-Usk, M. as Berks.
Newark, M. April 14, Oct. 20. (Annual
East Retford, M. Jan. 6, July 7.
SUFFOLK - Ipswich, Th. as Maidstone (Kent), adjourned to Bury on following Tuesday.
SURREY-TU. Newington, Dec. 31 (1872); Reigate, April 8; Guildford, July 1; and Kingston, Oct. 14.
SUSSEX Eastern Division: Lewes, M.
WESTMORLAND-Th. as Maidstone; Apple-
WORCESTERSHIRE-Worcester, M. same as
YORKSHIRE EAST RIDING: Beverley Tu. as Bedford. WEST RIDING: Leeds, M. Dec. 30 (1872); Sheffield, Th.Jan. 2; Wakefield, April 7; Bradford, M. June 30; Rotherham, Th. July 3; Wakefield, M. Oct. 13; Doncaster, Th. Oct. 16. NORTH RIDING: Northallerton, Tu. as Bedford; City, same as Berks.
The Quarter Sessions through North and SOUTH WALES are held by the same rule as the foregoing, the magistrates determining the day of the week on which the Sessions shall commence.
URBAN SANITARY AUTHORITIES UNDER THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 1872, WITH
NAMES OF OFFICERS, &c.
T., R. H. Rowland, District Bank, Accrington