Alternative Reference numberJC/1313
TitleCopies of Acts of Parliament, and other papers
DescriptionKing's Printer's copies of Acts of Parliament, namely:

(i) An Act for improving the Hospital of Gilbert Earl of Shrewsbury at Sheffield, 11 George I, cap 33 [1724]

(ii) An Act for making St Paul's Church Sheffield into a perpetual cure and benefice, 13 George II [1739] [St Paul, Pinstone Street, Anglican Parish]

(iii) An amending Act for the Hospital of Gilbert Earl of Shrewsbury, 10 George III cap 58 [1769].

(iv) An Act to enable the vicar of Sheffield to grant leases of the glebe etc, 26 George III [1786].

(v) An Act for effectuating exchanges of the lands of the Hospital of Gilbert Earl of Shrewsbury, 43 George III cap 58 [1802].

(vi) An Act for promoting the building of churches in populous parishes, 58 George III cap xlv [1818].

(vii) An Act to amend the last mentioned Act, 59 George III, cap cxxxiv (1819).

(viii) An Act for changing the site of the Shrewsbury Hospital, 4 George IV cap 28 (1823).

(ix) An Act to further amend the law as to building churches in populous parishes, see (vi) and (vii) above, 1 & 2 William IV, cap xxxviii 1831.

(x) An Act for making the railway from Sheffield to Manchester via Ashton-under-Lyne, 1837.

(xi) An Act to make better provision for the spiritual care of populous parishes, [1843]

(xii) An Act extending the provisions of the last mentioned Act.

(xiii) A printed copy of the will of Gilbert Earl of Shrewsbury.

(xiv) An official print of a scheme for dealing with the income of the Church Burgesses of Sheffield bearing the impressed seal of the said Burgesses.

(xv) Cuttings and written copies from The London Gazette, containing notices as to the building of churches in Sheffield.

(xvi) Manuscript copy of a bargain and sale of glebe land in Sheffield, for the purpose of building St. James' Church, 23rd April 1788. At the end is a schedule of subscribers of ,£3,000 towards the building fund. [Sheffield; St James, Sheffield, Anglican Parish]

(xvii) Print of the above, by W Ward of Sheffield (23rd April 1788) in blue paper cover, endorsed Samel Mitchell and Mr Wm Brightmore, on the inside of the back cover is a note signed by Thos Smith solicitor, to the effect that at a meeting held at St James' Church on the 29th January 1818 to choose trustees (there being only George Bustard Greaves surviving) the following were chosen ; namely, Thos Watson, Thos Newbould, John Hoult, Thos Pearson, John Wingfield, John Rimington, Charles Brookfield, James Makin, Lawrence Potts, and James Smith.
Date[1724 - c. 1843
Extent1 item
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