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Hamilton, Adams, 1885 - Inclosures - 54 pages
 

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Page 33 - An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions usually inserted in Acts of Inclosure, and for facilitating the Mode of proving the several Facts usually required on the passing of such Acts : And Whereas an Act was passed in the 1-irstand Second Years of the Reign of His present 1&2G.4.
Page 28 - Also because many great men of England, which have infeoffed knights and their freeholders of small tenements in their great manors, have complained that they cannot make their profit of the residue of their manors, as of wastes, woods, and pastures, whereas the same feoffees have sufficient pasture as much as belongeth to their tenements...
Page 31 - G. 3. c. 8i.s. 15. empowers the lord of any manor with the consent of three-fourths of the persons having right of common upon the wastes and commons within the manor, at any time to demise or lease, for any term or number of years, not exceeding four years, any part of such wastes and commons, not exceeding a twelfth part thereof, for the best and most improved yearly rent that can by public auction be got for the same ; and...
Page 31 - Ihc rules regulations and restrictions ?o agreed upon shall not he in force or binding upon any of the parties thereto, for any longer term than six years, or Uvo rounds, according to the ancient and established course of each parish or place respectively.
Page 31 - the better cultivation, improvement, and regulation of the common arable fields, wastes, and commons of pasture in this Kingdom.
Page 32 - That Nothing in this Act contained shall be * construed to extend to exclude any Cottager, or other Person or Persons whomsoever, having Right of Common, and having no Land in any of the said Common Fields, from having and enjoying his or their Right of Common, in as full and ample Manner as he could and might have enjoyed the same before the passing of this Act...
Page 30 - Justice ; and so much of an Act passed in the same Year, intituled An Act for inclosing, by the mutual Consent of the Lords and Tenants, Part of any Common, for the Purpose of planting and preserving Trees fit for Timber or Underwood, and for more effectually preventing the unlawful Destruction of Trees...
Page 31 - III. c. 81, s. 15, empowers the lord of any manor, with the consent of three-fourths of the persons having right of common upon the wastes and commons within...
Page 36 - ... individual that the primitive tribe had for the primitive man. The fact, too, that the different groups to which he belongs make different and sometimes conflicting demands on the individual makes the modern man realize that he himself has to decide what action he shall take when such a conflict arises. It is difficult for us to put ourselves in the position of a man at the level of custom, when there was one group only, a kind of enlarged family before which the individual seemed utterly powerless...
Page 32 - Act, unless such cottager or other person shall, at any meeting to be held by the occupiers of such common field lands, in manner aforesaid, consent or agree in writing to a composition for such right by an annual payment, or other annual advantage or compensation, or to a limitation thereof; in which case such...

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