Distressed to find himself in conflict with JWL on appointment of a Guardian [for the parish].
Dear Sir John
I am very sorry to find myself in opposition to you regarding the appointment of a
Guardian, which I heard of only on Saturday night. When I
I may mention that last year M
Perhaps you will attend the Vestry, where I hope to be tomorrow, & will communicate with me on the subject.
Pray believe me dear Sir John, | Your's faithfully |
Sir John W. Lubbock Bart | &c &c
You will, I suppose, have heard that M
- f1 1563.f1One of a board elected to administer the Poor Laws in a parish.
- f2 1563.f2John Innes, perpetual curate of Down.
- f3 1563.f3Possibly William Fox, curate of West Malling, Maidstone (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1855).
- f4 1563.f4Either John or Josiah Smith of Court Farm, opposite Down House (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1855).
- f5 1563.f5‘An assembly or meeting of the parishioners or a certain number of these, held usually in the vestry of the parish church, for the purpose of deliberating upon the affairs of the parish or upon certain temporal matters concerned with the church’ (OED).
- f6 1563.f6Possibly Robert Ainslie of Tromer Lodge, Down (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1855).