William Russell.

A treatise on the Reform Act, 2 William IV, Chap. 45; with practical directions to overseers and town-clerks, and a copy of the order in council of the 11th July, 1832; online

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TREATISE

A ON

THE REFORM ACT,

2 William IV. Chap. 45,



PRACTICAL DIRECTIONS TO OVERSEERS AND
TOWN-CLERKS,

AND

A COPY OF THE ORDER IN COUNCIL

Of i fit- nth July, 1832;

ALSO

CONTAINING A COPY OF THE ACT,

AM> ALSO

THE BOUNDARY ACT, 2 & 3 Wm. IV. C. 64.



BY

WILLIAM RUSSELL, ESQ

01' Lincoln's inn, baruister at law




LONDON :

SAUNDERS AND BENNING, LAW BOOKSELLERS,

(successors to J. BUTTERWORTH AND SON,)
43, FLEET STREET.



1832.



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THE UNIVERSITY

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sharing with Beaumaris.
Llangefni )

Aberystwith • • • ^

Lampeter, and . . ^. sharing with Cardigan.

Adpar 3

Llanclhj sharing with Caermarthen.

Pwllheli -]

Nevin i

Conway Y sharing with Caernarvon.

Bansor I

Criccieth J

Ruthin -x

Holt \ sharing with Denbigh.

Town of Wrexham . }



(1) The places printed in Italics are made Contributory
Boroughs by the Act. See S. 8, and Sched. (E.)



MEMBERS FOR BOROUGHS.

Rhyddlan ^

Overton

Caerwis

Caergwrley . . . . ^ sharing with Flint.
St. Asaph ....
Holywell ....
Mold



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Cowbridge
Llantrissent



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sent .... 3



sharing with Cardiff.



sharing with Haverfordwest.



Llanidloes "j

Welsh Pool . . . . j

Machynlleth . • . J> sharing with Montgomery.

Llanfyll'in I

Newtown J

Narherth . .
Fishguard. .

Tenby -\

Wiston \ sharing with Pembroke.

Town of Milford .)

Knighton . .
Rhayder . .
Kevinleece .

Knucklas |

Town of Presteigne J



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. j> sharing with Radnor.



The Towns of Swansea, Loughor, Neath, Abera-
von, and Kenfig, which have heretofore shared in



14 MEMBERS FOR BOROUGHS.

the Election of a Member for Cardiff, will no longer
do so, but will together constitute One Borough.
S. 10.
Boundaries The Boundaries of all the Cities, Boroughs, and

of all Cities, _ ' ?= '

Boroughs, Contributory Boroughs in England and Wales, are
by Boundary fQj. jjjg purposes of Elections to be settled by a se-
parate Act, which has been already alluded to as
settling the Division of Counties. See sections 3, 4,
7, 9, and 10.



COUNTY ELECTORS. 15

CHAPTER III.

ELECTORS FOR COUNTIES.



In considering who are the persons who will have Electors for
a Right of Voting in the Election of Knights of the dwIciVd? "^
Shire to serve in future Parliaments, it may be
proper to divide them into

1. Freeholders,

2. Copyholders,

3. Tenants in Ancient Demesne,

4. Leaseholders,

5. Occupying Tenants (without any reference

to length of term).



]st. As to Freeholders.

No person will be hereafter entitled to vote in the Freeholder's
Election for any County, or for any Riding, Parts, defined.
or Division of a County, in respect of his Estate or
Interest as a Freeholder in any Lands or Tenements
within such County, Riding, Parts, or Division, un-
less he shall have been duly Registered according Registration

. . r 1 \ recinired.