[Plate inscription]This Plate Presented by the Overseers / St Margarets: Matthias Lingford, George Falkner. / St John's: William Cleave, Ja.s Tho.s Bottomley / The Inhabitants of Privy Gardens & Whitehall conceded their liability as Parishioners. The Rate for Relief of the Poor cleansing the Street and repair of the Highways. Including the Police and County Rate for the [illegible] to Two & Sixpence in the Pound. By Local Acts 5 W.m 4 C_18. The Statutes for Paving the City of Westminster repealed & the paving of these Parishes placed under the control of Commissioners nominated by the Vestries. An Act passed September 1835 for regulating Municipal Corporations in England and Wales.
Etched text with decorative border, sheet 95 x 80mm (3¾ x 3¼"). Trimmed and glued to backing sheet.
Inscription to accompany a plate commemorating the 1835 statute for paving, cleaning, lighting and regulating the parishes of St Margaret, St John and St James, Westminster.
[Ref: 33748] £120.00