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Game List, County of Devon

Western Times - Saturday 13 February 1841

Transcribed by

Lindsey Withers

 
GAME LISTS
COUNTY OF DEVON.
FOURTH PUBLICATION
 
List (1) GENERAL CERTIFICATES, at £4 0s.-0d. each.
 
Baker, William, Ilfracombe
Fellowes, W. A. H., Wemworthy.
 
Made up from the 6th November, 1840, to the 7th February, 1841
By order of the Board                
CHARLES PRESSLY            
Stamps and Taxes. Secretary
   
PENALTIES.
The Commissioners of Stamps and Taxes hereby give Notice, that every person taking, killing, or pursuing Game
without first obtaining a Certificate, incurs a penalty of £20, and is also liable to be surcharged in double the amount
of the Certificate Duty.
Any person in pursuit of Game refusing on being duly required to produce his Certificate, or to permit the same to be
read, or a copy thereof to be taken, or refusing to declare his true name and place of residence, also incurs a penalty
of £20.
Gamekeepers are desired to take notice that a Certificate at the rate of £1 7s. 6d. will not authorize any person to kill
Game beyond the limits of the Manor for which he is deputed; and, in order that a Certificate at such rate of Duty
may protect a Gamekeeper, it is requisite, not only, that he should be deputed by some Lord or Lady of a Manor or
reputed Manor, but also that such Deputation should be registered with the Clerk of the Peace, of the Gamekeeper
will be liable to be surcharged in double the Duty of £4 0s. 10d. and also to be prosecuted by any common Informer
for the penalty of £20.
N.B. It is the intention of the Commissioners of Stamps and Taxes to publish in a separate List the names and
residences of all persons surcharged in double Duty for sporting without Certificates.

Brian Randell, 17 Apr 2012