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Tuesday December 4th1894

First Parish meeting held in the Old School Room at seven o’clock p.m.

E.W. Cracroft was elected chairman

It was resolved by show of hands (25 to 2) that we wait until the annual meeting in March before deciding whether or not we shall apply for a Parish Council

E.W. Cracroft

Chariman of the Meeting


Thursday March 28th 1895

At the annual Assembly held in the Old School Room at 7 oclock p.m.  John Biggall and Barker(?) Neave of Hackthorn were appointed Overseers of the Poor(?) for the ensuing year.

Charles Teather of Hackthorn was appointed Assistant Overseer at a salary of £5 yearly, and was required to give security to the amount of £200 for the faithful execution of his office.

William Teather and John Greenfields undertook to be his ????? for £100 each.

By a majority of 11 (17 to 6 – show of hands) it was decided that we do not at present apply for a Parish Council

E. W. Cracroft

Chairman of the Meeting