Town-clerk sentence example

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  • One of his great-grandfathers was town clerk and at the same time secretary to Queen Anne of Neuberg, widow of Charles II.
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  • The act of 1899 swept away all these distinctions, and constituted the new borough councils in every case the overseers for every parish within their respective boroughs, except that the town clerk of each borough performs the duties of overseers with respect to the registration of electors.'
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  • The town clerk is appointed by the city and re-elected annually.
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  • He was educated for the law, entered the Middle Temple (becoming autumn reader in 1526), was town clerk of Colchester, and was on the commission of the peace for Essex in 1521.
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  • The corporation of the burghs consists of the provost (or lord provost, in the cases of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee), bailies and councillors, with certain permanent officials, of whom the town clerk is the most important.
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  • His father belonged to an old Cheshire family and was town clerk of Newark.
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  • When revised they are sent to the town clerk of the borough, or to the clerk of the peace of the county, as the case may be, by whom they are printed.
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  • The officers of a borough council are the town clerk and the treasurer, but the council have power to appoint such other officers as they think necessary.
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  • If the urban district is a borough, the town clerk and borough treasurer fulfil the same office for purposes of the Public Health Acts.
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  • In 1573 Elizabeth granted a charter creating Bideford a free borough corporate, with a common council consisting of a mayor, 5 aldermen and 7 chief burgesses, together with a recorder, town-clerk and 2 serjeants-at-mace.
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  • The Town Clerk shall make known the purport of this Standing Order to every candidate.
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  • The appointed town clerk had to work three months notice for her previous post and commenced work in December.
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  • A town clerk and other officers were also appointed, and the town boundaries described in great detail.
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