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Heads of the Tothill Fields Inclosure Bill 1

Heads of the Tothill Fields Inclosure
Bill, intituled, A Bill for explaining and
amending an Act made in the 34th Year of his present
Majesty, intituled "An Act for erecting a Penitentiary
"House or Houses for confining and employing Convicts." —

Lot A 34 Acres clear, to
be purchased for the
Penitentiary House
Parties to be treated
with for it. —

Sect.1. Power to a Feoffee appointed by the Treasury to treat for the
purchase of Lot A in the Plan annexed, containing about 34 Acres
clear of Roads &c, out of about 56 Acres of which Tothill Fields consists —
Dean to treat for the Chapter. — Vestry of St Margarets and St Johns
for themselves and the other Parishoners. —

Possession when to be
taken and on what
conditions. —

Sect. 2. Feoffee to set a price upon the Land in the first Instance,
by paying the Price he values it at into the Bank. — Feoffee thereupon to
take Possession, so soon as the Parties as the Parties have joined in accepting
the Price, or so soon as a Jury (who upon a refusal given or Silence persevered
in for a Month, by any one of the Parties, are to be impanelled
for the purpose) have declared the offered price sufficient; or, upon their
setting a higher price, so soon as he shall have paid in the difference. —

§§. 3.
Treasury may accept of
a long Lease instead of
the perpetuity. —

Sect. 3. Power to the Treasury to accept, instead of the perpetuity a
Lease for 1000 Years, from the Dean and Chapter if confirmed by
the other Parties. —

§§. 4.
Lot B 11 3/4 Acres Gross
allotted to the Dean
and Chapter for a Cricket
Ground for the Scholars

Sect. 4. Allotment of Lot B containing about 11 3/4 Acres) to the Dean
and Chapter for a Cricket Ground for the Scholars of the Kings School, in
Compensation for their at present unlimitted right; that they may take
their exercise free from disturbance by mean loose and injurious Company.

§§. 5
Lot C (6A..8R..19P Gross)
the Portion behind
Rochester Row allotted
to the Parties for divers
purposes and on conditions
to be liquidated. —

Sect. 5. Eventual Allotment of Lot C (being the Portion West of Rochester
Row containing about 6 Acres) to the Dean and Chapter and the
United Parishes for divers purposes — part for a new Poor-House or Alms-House
in the room of the Five Chimney House, which encumbers
Lot A and must be pulled down. — The remainder to be either retained
by the Dean and Chapter or granted out by them to the United Parishes,
according to the Award of the Commissioners hereinafter spoken of —

§§. 6.
Commissioners to be appointed
by the Parties
to settle their respective
rights. —

Sect. 6. Appointment of Three Commissioners for liquidating the
rights of the several Parties. Dean and Chapter United Vestry and
Feoffee, to name each of them one. Power to Commissioners, or any two,
or one of them to call for Papers and examine the Parties upon Oath.

§§. 7
Functions of the
Commissioners. —

Sect. 7. Functions of the Commissioners. —
1st As to Lot A to settle the share of each Party in the purchase Money.
2.ly To lay out each share in the Purchase of other Land or otherwise
(determining whether the share of the United Parishes shall be

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heads of the tothill fields inclosure bill




heads of the tothill fields inclosure bill


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tw 1794


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see note 3 to letter 1392, vol. 6

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