Index: H

Pages 40-42

Statutes of the Realm: Volume 7, 1695-1701. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1820.

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Hammered Money See Coin and Coinage.

Hawkers and Pedlars

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For licensing Hawkers and Pedlars for a further Provision for the Payment of the Interest of the Transport Debt for the reducing of Ireland. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 25. 266
From 24th June 1697 till 25th June 1698, every Hawker, &c. to pay Duty of 4,and an additional 4 for every Horse,&c. 1. Ib.
Hawkers to certify Commissioners for Transportation how they travel and trade. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 25. 2. 266
And pay down One Moiety of the Duty, and give Bond for the other at Six Months' End. Ib. Ib.
Allowance for prompt PaymentLicence. Ib. Ib.
Hawker, &c. trading without or contrary to LicencePenalty 12. 3. Ib.
Refusing to produce Licence to Mayor, &c. Penalty 5. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 25. 3. 267
And on NonpaymentPunishment. Ib. Ib.
Commissioners for Transportation to grant Licences to Hawkers, &c. Fee. 4. Ib.
A distinct Account to be kept, and Duties paid into the Exchequer weekly Penalty. Ib. Ib.
Money to be applied as by Stat. 6 & 7 W. III. c. 7. Ib. Ib.
Forging Licence Penalty 50, and Punishment. 5. Ib.
In Actions for executing Act, General Issue Treble Costs. 6. Ib.
Constable, &c. refusing to assist in the Execution of ActPenalty 40s. 7. Ib.
Hawker, &c. may be detained till he produce his Licence. 8. Ib.
Hawker trading without Licence may be carried before Justice of PeacePenalty 12. Ib. Ib.
Distress. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for selling of Newspapers, &c. Fish, &c. and Goods or Wares by the Makers thereof, and for Tinkers, Coopers, &c. 9. 268
A Register to be kept of Monies paid into the Exchequer. 10. Ib.
Officers of Exchequer misapplying MoniesForfeiture of Office, Incapacity, and Penalty. 11. Ib.
Orders for paying Money contrary to this Act void. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Sale of Goods in public Markets, &c. 12. Ib.
Commissioners, &c. to be paid out of Duties. 16. 269
This Act not to give any new Powers for licensing Hawkers, &c. to sell Goods, &c. in Cities, &c.This Act is continued by several subsequent Acts down to 4 G. I. c. 6. and is there recited, but is not continued by that Act, and appears to be now expired. 17. Ib.
For licensing Hawkers and Pedlars for a further Provision of Interest for the Transport Debt for reducing of Ireland. 9 W. III. c. 27. 397
Hawkers, &c. to pay Two several Duties of 4 per Cent. per Ann. 1. Ib.
Hawkers, &c. on receiving Licence, to pay one Moiety of the Duty, and give Bond for other MoietyAllowance on prompt Payment, and thereupon Licence granted. 2. Ib.
Hawker, &c. travelling without a LicencePenalty 12. 3. Ib.
Refusing to produce Licence to Justice, &c Penalty 5. Ib. Ib.
Two Commissioners may grant Licences Fee. 4. Ib.
Commissioners to keep distinct Accounts of Duties, and pay into Exchequer WeeklyPenalty. Ib. 398
Application of Money paid in. Ib. Ib.
Forging, &c. Licence. 9 W. III. c. 27. 5. 398
Penalty 50, and Punishment. Ib. Ib.
In Actions for executing Act, General Issue may be pleadedTreble Costs. 6. Ib.
Constable, &c. upon Notice, &c. neglecting or refusing to assist in executing ActPenalty 40s. 7. Ib.
Any Person may seize and detain Hawker, &c. until he produce Licence. 8. Ib.
Notice to be given to Constables, &c. who is to carry the Person seized before a Justice, &c. Ib. Ib.
Who on Conviction or Confession may levy the said Penalty of 12. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Persons selling Acts of Parliament, Forms of Prayer, and other Articles herein mentioned. 9. Ib.
And for Tinkers and other Persons herein mentioned. Ib. Ib.
Book to be kept in the Exchequer for Entry of Duties, and kept distinct. 10. Ib.
Officer of the Exchequer misapplying Monies, Forfeiture of Office, Incapacity, and Penalty. 11. 399
Orders and Warrants for issuing Monies. Ib. Ib.
Proviso for Persons selling Goods, &c. in Fairs, &c. 12. Ib.
Surplus of Duties granted towards Payment of Interest of Transport Debt by former Acts and this Act, to remain in the Exchequer. 13. Ib.
Treasury out of Monies to pay Salaries to Commissioners, &c. 14. Ib.
Act not to enable Hawkers, &c. to sell in Cities otherwise than heretofore.The Duties on Hawkers and Pedlars made perpetual, I. G. I. Stat. 2. c. 12. 8.; and see as to further Duties and Regulations, 25 G. III. c. 78. 2. Makers and wholesale Traders in Eng-lish Bone not deemed Hawkers and Pedlars, 4 G. I. c. 6. and this Act revived so far as thereby not altered and explained, 29 G. III. c. 26. 2. and see 29.; but it appears to be repealed, 50 G. III. c. 41. 1. see however 31. of that Act. 15. Ib.
Duties under Stat. 9 W. III. c. 27. continued from 23d June 1701, to 24th June 1706. 12 & 13 W. III. c. 11. 7. 717
How the said Duties to be applied.See Note to 9 W. III. c. 27. sup. Ib. 718


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For paving and regulating the Haymarket in the Parish of Saint Martin in the Fields, and Saint James within the Liberty of Westminster. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 17. 212.
Owners of Hay to pay 3d. for every CartLoad of Hay brought into the Haymarket to be sold; and every Cart Load of Straw 1d. towards paving, &c. the Haymarket. 1. Ib.
Owners of Hay or Straw not to pay again for what is not sold. 2. Ib.
Owners refusing to payDistress and Sale of the Goods. 8 & f 9 W. III. c. 17. 3. 212
Extent of the Haymarketd. 4. Ib.
Recital of Stat. 2 W. & M. Sess. 2. c. 8. 15. &c. 5. Ib.
A Bell to be rung twice every Market Day. Ib. 213
On default of ringing the Bell, the next Market to be Toll-free. Ib. Ib.
Forfeitures to be demanded the Day Offence committed, and complaint to be made to a Justice of Quorum. 6. Ib.
Party to have Notice the next Time he comes, or else not liable. Ib. Ib
Collector to give a yearly Account of all Monies collected, and how disposed of. 7. Ib.
If any remains, how to be disposed of.As to Regulations for buying May and Straw, See 36 G. III. c. 88. Ib. Ib.

Hemp and Flax

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For the better ascertaining the Tithes of Hemp and Flax. 11 W. III. c. 16. 606
Persons a sowing Hemp or Flax to pay Tithe of 5s. per Acre. 1. Ib.
Proviso for Lands already discharged of Tithe. 2. Ib.
Proviso for Payment of Tithe of Flax and Hemp in Modes already established. 3. Ib.
Continuance of Act.This Act made perpetual, 1 G.I. Stat. 2. 4. Ib.

Hereditary Duties of Ercise

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700,000 yearly granted out of, and out of other Duties, to the King.See 12 & 13 W. III. c. 12.1 Ann. Stat. 1 c. 7. 3.13 G. I. c. 3. 7. 9 W. III. c. 23. 11. 385

Herrings See Ercise.

Hides See Ercise.


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For repairing the Highways between the City of London and the Town of Harwich, in the County of Essex. 7 & 8 W. III. c. 9. exp. 66
For repairing the Highways Wymondham and Attleborough, in the County of Norfolk.Term enlarged, 7 Ann. c. 4. pr.12 G. I. c. 22.20 G. II. c. 16. Term continued but Provisions repealed, 7 G. III. c. 76. and see 32 G. III. c. 111. 7 & 8 W. III. c. 26. 111
For the better amending and repairing the Highways, and Explanation of the Laws relating thereto. 7 & 8 W. III. c. 29. 120
Regulations as to Draught of CarriagesPenaltyLevied as by Stat. 22 Car. II. c. 12 1. Ib.
Parish Surveyor to receive Penalties, and account for same to special Sessions, held pursuant to Stat. 3 W. & M. c. 12. 8. and to be employed according to the last mentioned ActSee 6 Ann. c. 29. but that Act repealed, 7 G. III. c. 42. 57. Ib. Ib.
Number of Horses allowed to Carriages as herein described. (Exception.)Penalty 40s.If not paid in Three Days after Proceedings, Distress. 7 & 8 W. III. c. 29. 2. 120,121
If any Vill, &c. has employed the Rate of 6d. in the Pound, and Highways not repaired, the whole Parish to contribute. 3. Ib.
Persons having Land of 50 per Ann. adjudged to have a Plough Land within the Statutes. 4. Ib.
Pulling up Post Blocks, &c. placed to secure Horse or Foot CausewaysPenalty 20s. 5. Ib.
General Surveyor, &c. of the King's private Road compounding, &c. with Carriers, &c.Penalty 40.This Act repealed, 7 G. III. c. 42 57. 6. Ib.
For repairing the Highway between Ryegate in the County of Surry, and Crawley, in the County of Sussex. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 15. exp. 207
For enlarging common Highways. 8 & 9 W. III. c. 16. 210
Quarter Sessions may enlarge HighwaysDamages to Owners to be assessed by a Jury, not exceeding 25 Years Purchase. 1. Ib.
On Payment of Money, Owner divested of his Interest in the GroundAssessments to be levied on Inhabitants for repairing the Roads, and purchasing Land for enlarging Highways, &c. Ib. Ib.
If not paid within 10 Days, Distress. Ib. Ib.
Assessment not to exceed 6d. in the Pound on Land, &c. 2. 211
Sessions may issue Precepts to Owners of Ground, &c. to appear and shew Cause why Highway should not be enlarged. 3. Ib.
Eight Months allowed to cut down Timber; on Neglect, Timber to be sold, &c., Charges deducted. 4. Ib.
Appeal to Judges to AssizeCosts levied by Distress. 5. Ib.
Justices may determine Appeals on Writ of Ad quod Damnum, &c. in case of Inclosures. 6. Ib.
If no Appeal, Inquisition and Return binding. Ib. Ib.
Special Sessions to be held pursuant to Stat. 3 W. & M. c. 12. 8. 7. Ib.
Where Cross Highways meet, Sessions may direct a Guide Stone or Post to be erected. Ib. Ib.
Surveyors neglecting to fix such Posts Penalty 10s.This Act repealed, 7 G. III. c. 42. 57. Ib. Ib.
For repairing the Highways from the Town of Birdlipp and the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to the City of Gloucester, 9 W. III. c. 18. exp. 371

Horses See felons. The king.

Housebreaking See felons.