Request to Board of Guardians

(An original hand written transcript - the crosses and dashes may have been some subsequent attempt to identify those actually eligible to make the request.)

To the Chairman of the Board of Guardians Thirsk Union

May 28th 1879

We the undersigned being Guardians and Members of the Rural Sanitary Authority of the Thirsk Union hereby request you to summon a Special Meeting of the above named Sanitary Authority on next Board Meeting viz the seventh day of June to meet a deputation of the Ratepayers of Thirsk & Sowerby and to receive an explanation of the Kepwick Water Scheme and a Resolution will be submitted to the said Sanitary Authority to Petition the House of Lords in favour of the Kepwick Scheme.

 Name of GuardianTownship represented
XWilliam SeaversThirsk
XWilliam AppletonBalk
-John PinkneyBagby
-Robert ManfieldThirkleby
-Thomas BarnittBirdforth
-Thomas CraykeSessay
-Thos F ImesonEldmire
XW L NolonTopcliffe
-T D CrathorneCarlton Minniot
-John KirkKirby Wiske
-James R HighmoorAinderby
-Wm BoddySinderby
XHenry DouthwaitePickhill
XWm B RoseSandhutton
-Thos C J PickNewsham
-Richard Penrose XMaunby
-Samuel KitchingS Otterington
XCharles HallThornton le Street
XWilliam MortonNorth Kilvington
XSaml Webster TinkerUpsall
XRobert HillCowesby
XGeorge BurtonKirby Knowle
XJohn JacksonSouth Kilvington
XJoseph BellDalton
-John SwalesKepwick

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