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Vestry of Trinity Parish, Ely

 Organization

Biography

The Trinity Parish vestry was responsible for adminstering the temporal affairs of the parish, which involved it in the work of the churchwardens and the overseers of the poor.

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 Fonds

Trinity Parish, Ely: Vestry Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6622
Scope and Contents Trinity Parish, Ely, vestry book, 272 pages: (p. 1) list of certificates taken in by the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parish, 1698-1798. The list contains the date, the name of the poor person and the name of the parish from which the certificate came; (p. 65) list of certificates granted and apprentices put out by the same, 1707-1800; (p. 137) list of persons examined or ordered to be removed from the parish, and of those appealing against the assessment of rates, etc.,...
Dates: 1698-1808
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