Sentence Examples

  • (3) Extra-Burghal Parishes.
  • (4) Burghal, Landward and Burghal-Landward (or Mixed) Parishes.
  • The number of councillors for a parish council was fixed at not less than five nor more than thirty - one, the number being determined, in the case of landward parishes, by the county council; in the case of burghal parishes by the town council and, in the case of mixed parishes, by county and town councils jointly.
  • (1588) all burghal privileges were granted by the abbots.
  • As early as 1231 the town seems to have had some form of burghal organization, since in that year a burgage there is mentioned in a fine.

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