Letter – Shepley Watson – 14 Nov 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Nov 1792
Correspondent: Shepley Watson
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THE FREEHOLDERS, COPYHOLDERS, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS IN ANY-WISE INTERESTED in the dividing and inclosing of the Common-Fields, and Waste-Lands, within the several Townships or Graveships of Wakefield, Stanley, Wrenthorpe, Alverthorpe, and Thornes, in the Parish of WAKEFIELD, in the County of York, are requested to meet at the MOOT-HALL, in WAKEFIELD, on Monday the 26th of November Instant, at twelve o’Clock at Noon, to consider and determine on several Matters respecting this Inclosure: AND THEY ARE HEREBY PARTICULARLY INFORMED, that the Bill to be presented to Parliament, for the said Inclosure, is intended to be then read, and offered for the Signature of such Persons present as approve thereof.

By Order, 



Wakefield, 14th Nov. 1792.
This document is a notice of intended enclosure of common-fields and waste lands in the parish of Wakefield.

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