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Help and advice for St. Giles in the Wood, Removal Order - John Squire (1776)

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Removal of

John Squire, Margarett his wife and Robert (3) his son from St Giles in the Wood to Beaford

Devon Record Office - ref. 2215A-1/PO 27 - 1776

Transcribed by John Fisher


2215A-1/PO 27 - 1776 Removal of John Squire, Margarett his wife and Robert (3) his son from St Giles in the Wood to Beaford
Devon     (To wit.)












Bourchin Wrey






P R Webber









To the Church-wardens and Others, the Overseers of the Poor of the
Parish of Saint Giles
in the County of Devon aforesaid to Convey:
And to the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor
of the Parish of Beaford in the said County
To receive and Obey                These.


WHEREAS Complaint hath been made, by You the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of                Saint Giles                aforesaid, unto Us, whose Names and seals are hereunto set,        Two of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the        County of Devon                aforesaid, (where-of One is of the Quorum) That        John Squire                Margaret his Wife & Robert their Son aged three years
lately Intruded        themselves                into Your said Parish of                Saint Giles                        there to Inhabit as Parishoners contrary to the Laws relating to the Settlement of the Poor, and                are likely to become Chargeable to Your said Parish of Saint Giles                        We therefore upon due Examination and Enquiry made into the Premises aforesaid, and on the oath of the said made into the said John Squire                                Taken before Us                
do find and adjudge the same to be True, and we do also Adjudge that the last Place of the legal Settlement of them the said John Squire, Margaret his wife and Robert their son was and is in the Parish of Beaford in the County of Devon aforesaid These are therefore in his Majesty's Name, to Order and require You the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor, of the ParishSaint Giles That You, some, or One of You, do forthwith remove and Convey them the said John Squire, Margaret his wife and Robert their son From Your said Parish of Saint Giles to the Parish of Beaford aforesaid, and them Deliver to the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor, or some, or One of them there together, with this Our Order, or a true Copy thereof And You, the Church-wardens and Overseers of the Poor, of the Parish of Beaford aforesaid, are likewise hereby Required in his Majesty's Name, to receive and Provide for them the said John Squire Margaret his wife and Robert their son as Inhabitants of Your said Parish of Beaford until from thence they shall be Discharged by due Course of Law. Given under our Hands and Seals, the fifteenth Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth; and in the year of our Lord, One Thousand, Seven Hundred, and Seventy Six


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