St. Mary Islington Improvement Act 1824

Publication Date:January 01, 1824
 
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St. Mary Islington Improvement Act 1824

(5 Geo. 4) c. cxxv

An Act to repeal several Acts for the Relief and Employment of the Poor of the Parish of Saint Mary Islington in the County of Middlesex; for lighting, and watching, and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein; for amending the Road from Highgate through Maiden Lane, and several other Roads in the said Parish; and for providing a Chapel of Ease and an additional Burial Ground for the same; and to make more effectual Provisions in lieu thereof

[17 June 1824]

ANN0 QUINT0 GEORGII IV. REGIS. Ccp CSXY. An Act to repeal several Acts for the Relief and Employment of the Poor of the Parish of Saint Mary Islington in the County of Middlesex; for lighting, and watchiiiw, and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein ; for amending; the Road from Highgate through Maiden Lairze, and several other Roads in the said Parish ; and for providing a Chapel of Ease and an additional Burial Ground for the same ; and to make more effectual Provi- sio3s in lieu thereof. [ 17th June 1824.1 B. NEREAS an Act was made in the Seventeenth Year of His the Parish of Saint Mary Islington in the County of Middlesex, and for building a Workhouse for the said Parish: And whereas One other Act was made in the Forty-second Year of' the Reign of His late Majesty, intitulecl An Act to amend and render more efictual an Act mude in 4zG.3. c.28. the Sevenieenth Year of His then Majesty's Reign j?r the better Reliej' and Employment of the Poor of the Parish of Saint Mary Islingtoil in fie County of Middlesex : And whereas One other Act was macle in the Fifty-thild Year of' the Reign of His late Majesty, intituled An 53G.3.c.21. Act for altering and amending Two Acts passed in the Sewenteenth and Forty-second Years of His said late Majes@for the better Relief and EmP@jrnent of the Poor of the Parish @ Saint Mary Islington in the laie Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for i7~.3. c.5. the better Relief and Employment of the Poor W [Local.] 33 x cow2 fy 3M6 5" GEORGII IV. Cup.cxxvL County of Middlesex, and for building a Mrorkhouse for the said Parish: And whereas One other Act was made in the Twelfth 12 G.3.c.17. Year of'the Reign of' His late Majesty, intituled An Act for lighting such Part of the Town of Islington as lies in the Parish of Saint Mary Islington in flze Cozciity of Middlesex, and for establishing a regular nightly Watch tJierein: And whereas One other Act was made in the Forty-sixth Year of the Reign of' His said late Majesty, 46 G.3. c.1 . intituled An Act ./"or altering and amending an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for lighting such Part of tlze Town of Islington as lies in the Parish of Saint Mary Islington in the County of Middlesex, and for establishing a regular nightly Watch tlzerein, and for removing and preuenting Nui- ' sances and Annoyances within the said Town and Parish :' And whereas One other Act was made in the Thirty-fifth Year of the Reign of His 35G.3.c.141. said late Majesty, intituled An Act for amending, iniprouing, and keeping in Repair the Road leading Jkom the Hamlet oj' Highgate in the County of Middlesex, through a certain Lane called Maiden Lane, in the Parish of Saint Mary Islington, to a certain Place called Battle Bridge, in the same County, and the severul otJm- Highways and Footlaths in the said Parish of Saint Mary Islington (mhick are not included in any Turnpike Acts), and to enable t?ie Inhabitants of the said Parish to raise Money for that and other the Purposes therein mentioned: And whereas One other Act was made in the Fifty-first 51G.3.c.134. Year of the Reign of' His said late Majesty, intituled An Act for providing a Chapel of Ease and an additional Burial Ground for the Parish of Saint Mary Isliiigton in the County of Middlesex: And whereas the Trustees and Commissioners of the said Parish, appointed by the said several Acts, have proceeded in the Execution of the said Acts, and have completed inany of' the Objects thereof: And whereas the Inhabitants of the said Parish in Vestry assembled have deter- mined, that if the said several Acts were repealed, and the several Powers and Clauses therein contained were consolidated and reduced into One Act, it would tend greatly to facilitate the Execution thereof' : And whereas several Amendments and Alterations have been found wanting in the Provisions of' the said Acts, and further Powers are stiIl required : May it therefore pIease Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted bythe King's most Excel- lent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of' the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the passing of' this Act the said several recited Acts, and all the several Matters and Things therein contained, shall be and they are hereby repealed. Acts re- pealed. All Convey- and Annuities confirmed, 11. And be it further enacted, That all Bonds, Mortgages, Assign- ments, Annuities, Grants, Conveyances, Leases, and other Securities, made or granted to or by any Person or Persons, Body or Bodies Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, or any other Persons whomsoever, acting by virtue of or on the Credit or under the Authority of the said several recited Acts, shall be as good, valid, and effectual, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as if the said several recited Acts had not been repealed ; and all Bonds, Mortgages, Annuities, and Assignments given or granted as a Security for any Monies lent or advanced on the Credit 1w. Credit of such Acts shall be charged, and they are hereby respectively chwged upon the Rates or Assessments herein directed to be made for the Purposes ofthis Act ; and the Person or Persons from Time to Time entitled to the sa,me respectively shall have, receive, and enjoy all Interest due and to grow due on such Bonds, Mortgages, Annuities, and Assignments respectively, until the same shall be paid off and discharged, as herein provided, and all Interest due and to grow due on the said respective Annuities, during the Term of'the natural Lives of' the Persons for whose Lives such Annuities respectively were granted, out of' the Rates and Assessments herein directed to be in ade. 111. l'rovided always, That any Contract or Contracts, Agreement Contracts or Agreements, made or entered into by virtue of' the said recited Acts, :::::- shall be and be deemed to be as good and valid, arid Performance good. thereof' arid Compliance therewith cornpelled by the same Ways and Means until the Expiration thereof, as if the said recited Acts had not been repealed j any thing herein contained to the contrary not- withstanding. 1V. And be it further enacted, That Josiah Bradshaw, Bneas Bark&, Appoint- Peter Clarke Blount, JosepJi Bell, Richard Chapman, Nathaniel Clgton, ment of Richard l'liomas Corboidd, TVilliam Casson, TVilliam Collins, Francis Trustees. d")orrell, JoJin Edis, Edrcard Flotcer, Thonaas FletcJzcr, Samuel Fish, Edward Fraiiks, George Grz@lhs, William Grfitlz, Edmund Gould- smitJi, John Greig, Benjamin Holmes, Richard Howard, Samuel Row- ad, Edward Hughes, Thomas Hull, William Idenshall, Jonathan Harrison, William Hanky, Charles TIanaor Hill, John IlonE, William Ilott, James Johnson, William KnigJzt, Ricfiard LuycocJc, Thomas Loveland, Robert Meacoclz, George Notley, John Nicholls, John OwtJmaite, Reverend William Parker, Bichurd Percivrrl the Younger, Robert Prince, James Rhodes, Reverend Joseph Pntten awe, Charles Wilkes Rowe, Joseph Samuel, George Sturdy, William Seabrook, Robert Stanton, Henry Triskana, JoJm Tlawaites, Jamcs Henry Trye, John Ustonson, Richard WinIdes, William Wilson, George ?Vol&$-ang FVidt, Samuel Wilson, Robert Wilkinson, Thonzas Walker, Wzlliam Wix, and William Wickings, being Sixty Occupiers of' Houses, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments within the said Parish, and their SUC- sessors to be appointed in Manner hereinafter mentioned, shall be and they are hereby appointed Trustees for carrying this Act into Exe- cution, and shall be called '' The Trustees of' the Parish of' Saint Mary Islington in the County of &/fiddlesex." V. Provided always, and be it further enacted, Tliat the present Vicar The Vicar, and Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of' the said Parish, Church- and the future Vicar, Churchwardens, and Overseers of the Poor \;;~~~~~~d for the Time being, and each and every of' them, shall be and they to be Trus- are hereby declared to be Trustees of' the said Parish, and shall have tees. full Power and Authority, together with the several Trustees hereby appointed and their Successors (to be f'rcrrn 'I'ime to Time nominated and appointed as herein mentioned), to act as such Trustees to all Intents and Ptirposes as if' they had been appointed by this Act, or ejected and chosen in Manner and Form herein prescribed, but only during 3028 5" GEORGII IV. Cap. cxxv. during the Period they shall continue to occupy such Offices respect- ively. That no Person shall be eligible or capable of acting as a Trustee in the Execution of this Act (except the Vicar, Churchwardens, and Overseers of the said Parish for the Time being) but for and during such Time only as he shall pay or be liable to pay for Premises situate in the said Parish valued and rated at the Sum of Thirty Pounds a Year at the least for and towards the Rates and Assessments directed to be made for the Relief' and Em- ployment of' the Poor by virtue of this Act ; nor if he be a Licensed Victualler; nor if he be an Inspector, Supervisor, Assessor, Collector, or Receiver of any Taxes ; nor if he shall hold any Office or Place of Profit, or have any Share or Interest, directly or indirectly, in any Con- tract for Work to be made or done, or for the supplying of any Articles or Provisions whatsoever, in pursuance ofthis Act ; nor ifhe shall make or cause to be made any Tender for any Contract, or for the Perform- ance...

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