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and how it affected our ancestors

  1. JPs and Settlement certificates

    I have been reading some Lancashire Settlement Certs today at Lancashire Archives and I note that while they are all originated by churchwardens and overseers of the poor, all are authorised by two magistrates. Does this mean somebody had to go to the Quarter Sessions before the person in question...

    Started by barbara lee‎, 26-03-2019 8:15 PM
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