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Author Jacob, Giles, 1686-1744.

Title The complete parish-officer : containing, I. The authority and duty of high constables, Petty Constables, Headboroughs, and Tithingmen, in every Branch of their Duties, pursuant to Acts of Parliament: With the High Constables Precepts, Presentments, Warrants, &c. II. Of Churchwardens; how cho-chosen; their Business in repairing of Churches, &c. and assigning of Seats; the Manner of possing their Accounts, and the Laws concerning the Church in all Cases; and an Abstract of all the Acts for building Churches in London and Westminster. Also of Sidesmen, and their Duty; and Vostrymen, &c. III. Of Overseers of the Poor, and their Office; their Power in relieving, employing, and settling, &c. of poor Persons; the Laws relating to the Poor, and Settlements, and the Statutes concerning Masters and Servants. IV. Of Surveyors of the Highways, and Scavengers; how elected; their Business in amending the Ways, &c and the Duty of others, with the Methods of Taxation, and Laws of the Highways. V. Of watchmen, their Original and Power. Together with the new Statutes relating.

Published London : printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, Law-Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty; for J. and F. Rivington, E. Johnson, J. Fuller, J. Hinton, W. Johnston, R. Horse-Field, G. Keith, Hawes, Qlarke, and Collins, S. Crowder, T. Longman, T. Caslon, B. Law, J. Wilkii, G. Robinson, S. Bladon, and F. Newbery., 1772.

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Physical description xii,420,9,39 unnumbered pages ; 12⁰
Notes Anonymous. By Giles Jacob.
With three final leaves of errata and advertisements.
Reproduction of original from John Rylands University Library of Manchester.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Parishes (Local government) -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Parishes (Local government) -- England.
Local officials and employees -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Transport workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Variant Title Compleat parish-officer.