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Division at the town of South-Molton, and for such Southern Division at (20.) Division the city of Exeter.

of Counties, yc. * The two divisions of the county of Durham to be called the Northern

Durham. and the Southern Division ; such Northern Division to include the whole of the respective wards of Chester and Easington; and such Southern Division the whole of the respective wards of Darlington and Stockton. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the city of Durham, and for such Southern Division at the town of Darlington.

“ The iwe divisions of the county of Esses to be called the Northern and Essex. the Svatbern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of the several hundreds of Clavering, Dunmow, Fresh well, Hinckford, Lexden, Tendring, Thurstable, Uttlesford, Winstree, and Witham; and such Southern Division the whole of the several hundreds of Barstable, Becontree, Chafford, Chelmsford, Dengie, Harlow, Ongar, Rochford, and Waltham; and of the liberty of Havering. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the town of Braintree, and for such Southern Division at the town of Chelmsford.

* The two divisions of the county of Gloucester to be called the Eastern Gloucester. and the Western Division; such Eastern Division to include the whole of the several hundreds of Crowthorne and Minety, Brightwell's Barrow, Bradley, Rapsgate, Bisley, Longtree, Whitstone, Kistsgate, Westminster, Dærhurst, Slaughter, Cheltenham, Cleeve, Tibaldston, Tewkesbury, and Dudstone and King's Barton; and also the city and county of the city of Gloucester and the borough of Cirencester; and such Western Division the whole of the several hundreds of Berkley, Thornbury, Langley and Swineshead, Grumbald's Ash, Puckle Church, Lancaster Ducliy, Botloe, St. Briarrel's, Westbury, and Blidesloe; and the hundreds of Henbury and Barton Regis, except such parts of those hundreds as are included in the limits of the city of Bristol as hereinafter described. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Eastern Division at the city of Gloucester, and for such Western Division at the town of Dursley.

« The two divisions of the county of Hants to be called the Northern and Hants. the Southern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of the several now existing divisions of Alton, Andover, Basingstoke, King's Clere, Droxford, Odiham, Petersfield, and Winchester, as the same are now established by virtue of an order made by his majesty's justices of the peace for the county of Hants at the Midsummer quarter sessions for the said county held at Winchester on the 28th day of June, 1831; and also all such other places, if any, in the said county of Hants, as are locally situated within or are surrounded by the said sessional divisions or any of them, and are not mentioned in the said order; and such Southern Division the whole of the several pow existing divisions of Fareham, Lymington, Ringwood, Romsey, and Southampton, as the same are now established by the order aforesaid; and also all such other places, if any, in the said county of Hants, as are locally situated within or are surrounded by the said four last-mentioned sessional divisions of the said county or any of them, and are not mentioned in the said order; and also the town and county of the town of Southampton. The court for the election of knights of ihe shire shall be held for such Northern Division at the city of Winchester, and for such Southern Division at the borough of Southampton.

" The two divisions of the county of Kent to be called the Eastern and Kent. the Western Division; such Eastern Division to include the whole of the respective lathes of St. Augustine and Shepway, including the liberty of Romney Marsh, and of the upper division of the lathe of Scray; and such Western Division the whole of the respective lathes of Sutton-at-Hone and Aylesford, and of the lower division of the lathe of Scray. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Eastern Division at the city of Canterbury, and for such Western Division at the borough of Maidstone. “ The two divisions of the county of Lancaster to be called the Northern Lancaster.

Leicester.

Norfolk.

(20.) Division and the Southern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of of Counties, gc. the several hundreds of Lonsdale, Amounderness, Leyland, and Blackburn;

and such Southern Division the whole of the respective hundreds of Salford and West Derby. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the borough of Lancaster, and for such Southern Division at the town of Newton.

“ The two divisions of the county of Leicester to be called the Northern and the Southern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of the several hundreds of West Goscote, East Goscote, and Framland; and also those two detached portions of the hundred of Gartree which are situated on the east of the hundred of East Goscote; and such Southern Division the whole of the several hundreds of Gariree (except as before mentioned), Sparkenhoe, and Guthlaxton; and also the borough of Leicester and the liberties tbereof. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the town of Loughborough, and for such Southern Division at the borough of Leicester.

“ The two divisions of the county of Norfolk to be called the Eastern and the Western Division; and such Eastern Division shall include the whole of the several hundreds of Blofield, Clavering, Depwade, Diss, Earsham, North Erpingham, South Erpingham, Eynesford, East Flegg, West Flegg, Forehoe, Happing, Henstead, Humbleyard, Loddon, Taversham, Tunstead, and Walsham; and such Western Division the whole of the several hundreds of Freebridge Marshland, Sunithdon, Freebridge Lyon, Clackclose, Brothercross, Gallow, Holt, Launditch, South Greenhoe, Grimshoe, North Greenhoe, Wayland, Shropham, Gilt Cross, and Mitford. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Eastern Division at the city of

Norwich, and for such Western Division at the town of Swafsham. Northampton “ The two divisions of the county of Northampton to be called the

Northern and the Southern Division, such Northern Division to include the whole of the liberty of Peterborough, and of the several hundreds of Willybrook, Polebrook, Huxloe, Navisford, Corby, Higham Ferrers, Rothwell, Hamfordshoe, and Orlingbury; and such Southern Division the whole of the several hundreds of Kings Sulton, Chipping Warden, Greens Norton, Cleley, Towcester, Fawsley, Wymersley, Spelboe, Nobottle Grove, and Guilsborough. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the town of Kettering, and for such Southern

Division at the borough of Northampton. Northumberland. “ The two divisions of the county of Northumberland to be called the

Northern and the Southern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of the several wards of Bamborough, Coquetdale, Glendale, and Morpeth, and of the Berwick Bounds; and such Southern Division the whole of the respective wards of Tynedale and Castle, and also the town and county of the town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the

town of Alnwick, and for such Southern Division at the town of Hexham. Nottingham “ The two divisions of the county of Nottingham to be called the

Northern and the Southern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of the respective hundreds of Bassetlaw and Broxstow; and such Southern Division the whole of the several hundreds of Rushcliffe, Bing, ham, Newark, and Thurgarton. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the town of Mansfield,

and for such Southern Division at the borough of Newark. Salor.

“ The two divisions of the county of Salop to be called the Northern and the Southern Division ; such Northern Division to include the whole of the several hundreds of Oswestry, Pimhill, North Bradford and South Bradford, and of the liberty of Shrewsbury; and such Southern Division the whole of the several hundreds of Brimstrey, Chirbury, Condover, Ford, Munslow, Overs, Purslow, including Clun, and Stoddesdon, and of the franchise of Wenlock. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the borough of Shrewsbury, and for such Southern Division at the town of Church Stretton.

« The two divisions of the county of Somerset to be called the Eastern (20.) Division and the Western Division; such Eastern Division to include the whole of of Counties, &e. the several hundreds or liberties of Bath Forum, Bempstone, Brent and Wrington, Bruton, Catsash, Chew and Chewton, Norton Ferris, Frome, Somerset. Glaston Twelve Hides, Hampton and Claverton, Horethorne, Keynsham, Kilmersdon, Mells and Leigh, Portbury, Wellow, Wells Forum, Whitstone, Winterstoke, and Witham Friary; and also the hundred of Hartcliffe with Bedminster, except such parts of that hundred as are included in the limits of the city of Bristol as hereinafter described; and such Western Division the whole of the several hundreds of Abdick and Bulstone, Andersfield, Candington, Carhampton, Creukerne, North Curry, Houndsborough, Bersiek, and Coker, Huntspill and Puriton, Kingsbury East, Kingsbury West, Martock, Milverton, North Petherton, South Petherton, Pitney, Soinerton, Stone, Taunton and Taunton Dean, Tintinhull, Whitley, and Williton and Freemanors. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for sueh Eastern Division at the city of Wells, and for such Western Division at the borough of Taunton.

* The two divisions of the county of Stafford to be called the Northern Stafford. and the Southern Division; such Northern Division to include the whole of the several hundreds of Pirehill, Totmonslow, and North Ofllow; and such Southern Division the whole of the respective hundreds of South Orlow, Seisdon, and Cattlestone. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the borough of Stafford, and for such Southern Division at the city of Lichfield.

" The two divisions of the county of Suffolk to be called the Eastern and Suffolk. the Western Division; such Western Division to include the whole of the liberty of Bury St. Edmunds, and of the respective hundreds of Hartesmere and Stow; and such Eastern Division all such parts of the county of Suffolk as are not comprised in the liberty of Bury St. Edmunds, or in either of the bundreds of Hartesmere and Stów. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Western Division at the borough of Bury St. Edmunds, and for such Eastern Division at the borough of Ipswich.

“ The two divisions of the county of Surrey to be called the Eastern and surroy. the Westers Division ; such Eastern Division to include the whole of the several hundreds of Brixton, Kingston, Reigate, Tandridge, and Wallington; and such Western Division the whole of the sereral hundreds of Blackheath, Copthorne, Effingham, Elmbridge, Farnham, Godalming, Godley and Chertsey, Woking, and Wotton. The court for the election of knigbts of the shire to be held for such Eastern Division at the town of Croydon, and for such Western Division at the borough of Guildford.

“The two divisions of the county of Sussex to be called the Eastern and Sussex. the Western Division ; such Eastern Division to include the whole of the sereral rapes of Lewes, Hastings, and Pevensey; and such Western Division the whole of the several rapes of Arundel, Bramber, and Chichester. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Eastern Division at the borough of Lewes, and for such Western Division at the city of Chichester.

“ The two divisions of the county of Warwick to be called the Northern Warwick, and the Southern Division ; such Northern Division to include the whole of the hundred of Hemlingford, and of the county of the city of Coventry, and the Ragby Division, and the Kirby Division of the hundred of Knightlow; and such Southern Division the whole of the respective hundreds of Barlichway and Kington, and the Kenilworth Division, and the Southam Division of the hundred of Knightlow. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the town of Coleshill, and for such Southern Division at the borough of Warwick.

“The two divisions of the county of Wilts to be called the Northern and Wilts. the Southern Division; such Northern Division shall include the whole of the several hundreds of Chippenham, North Damerbam, Bradford, Melksham, Potterne and Cannings, Calne, Selkley, Ramsbury, Whorwelsdown, Swanborough, High worth, Cricklade, and Staple, Kingsbridge, and Malms

Worcester.

counties.

(20.) Division bury; and such Southern Division the whole of the several hundreds of of Counties, &c. Kinwardstone, Heytesbury, Branch and Dole, Elstub and Everley, Ames

bury, Warminster, Mere, South Damerham, Downton, Chalk, Dunworth, Cawden and Cadworth, Frustfield, Alderbury, Underditch, and Westbury. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Northern Division at the borough of Devizes, and for such Southern Division at the city of Salisbury.

• The two divisions of the county of Worcester to be called the Eastern and the Western Division; such Eastern Division to include the whole of the several now existing Divisions of Stourbridge, Dudley, Droitwich, Northfield, Blockley, and Pershore, as the same are established by an order made by his majesty's justices of the peace for the county of Worcester at the Epiphany Quarter Sessions for the year 1831; and also the borough of Evesham; and also all such other places, if any, in the said county of Worcester, as are locally situated within or are surrounded by the hereinbefore mentioned sessional divisions thereof, or any of them, and are not mentioned in the said order; and such Western Division the whole of the several now existing Divisions of Upton, Worcester, Hundred House, and Kidderminster, as the same are established by the last-mentioned order; and also the city and county of the city of Worcester; and also all such other places, if any, in the said county of Worcester, as are locally situated within or are surrounded by the four lastly hereinbefore mentioned sessional divisions thereof, or any of them, and are not mentioned in the said order. The court for the election of knights of the shire to be held for such Eastern Division at the borough of Droitwich, and for such Western Division at the

city of Worcester.” Detached parts of

By 2 & 3 Wil. IV. c. 64, sect. 26,“ the isolated parts of counties in England and Wales which are described in the schedule to the said act annexed marked (M.) shall, as to the election of members to serve in parliament as knights of the shire, be considered as forming parts of the respective counties and divisions which are respectively mentioned in the fourth column of the said schedule (M.) in conjunction with the names of such isolated parts respectively; and that every part of any county in England or Wales which is detached from the main body of such county, but for which no special provision is hereby made, shall be considered, for the purposes of the eleciion of members to serve in parliament as knights of the shire, as forming part of that county (not being a county corporate), and of that division, riding, or parts, whereby such detached part shall be surrounded; but if any such detached part shall be surrounded by two or more counties, or divisions, ridings, or parts, then as forming part of that county, or division, riding, or parts, with which such detached part shall have the longest

common boundary.” Detached parts of By sect. 27, “as respects the counties of York and Lincoln, and also the huudreds, &c. counties thereinbefore divided, except the counties of Hants and Worcester,

every portion of any hundred, ward, wapentake, rape, lathe, or liberty of any such county which is detached froin the main body of such hundred, ward, wapentake, rape, lathe, or liberty, and is also locally separated from that division of the county to which such main body is to belong under the provisions contained in this act or in the hereinbefore recited act, but which is not subject to the provisions lastly hereinbefore contained, shall, for the purpose of the election of members to serve in parliament as knights of the shire, be considered as forming part of that division, parts, or riding of the same county by which such detached portion is surrounded, or to which it

adjoins.” Liberties, &c.

By sect. 28,“ all liberties, franchises, and places having a separate jurisdic. tion, which are not thereinbefore expressly mentioned (except the several cities and towns, and counties thereof respectively, of Bristol, Exeter, Lichfield, Norwich, and Nottingham, and except the several places by this act comprised within the boundaries thereof respectively), shall, as to the election of members to serve in parliament as knights of the shire, respectively be considered as included within the respective divisions thereby established in

which such liberties, franchises, and places having a separate jurisdiction (20.) Division shall be locally situated."

of Counties, dr. By sect. 29, reciting that by 2 Wil. IV. c. 45, it is provided “that the County poiling respective counties in England and Wales, and the respective ridings, parts, places, such as are and divisions of counties, should be divided into convenient districis for mentioned in polling, and that in each district should be appointed a convenient place for schedule (N.) See taking the poll at all elections of a knight or knights of the shire to serve in pust. ang future parliament, and that such districts and places for taking the poll should be settled and appointed by the act to be passed in this present parliament for the purpose of settling and describing the divisions of the counties enumerated in the schedule inarked (F.) to the said recited act annexed, provided that no county, nor any riding, parts, or division of a county, should have more than fifteen districts and respective places appointed for taking the poll for such county, riding, parts, or division; and by the said recited act it is also provided that the several boroughs of New Shoreham, Cricklade, Aylesbury, and East Retford, as thereby defined, should be divided into convenient districts for polling, and that there should be appointed in each district a convenient place for taking the poll at all elections of members to serve in any future parliament for each of the said boroughs, which districts and places for taking the poll should be settled and appointed by an act to be passed in this present parliament; be it therefore enacted, that the poll for election of knights of the shire shall be taken at such places as in the schedule to this act annexed marked (N.) are mentioned in conjunction with the names of the counties, and of the ridings, parts, and divisions of counties, in which such places are respectively situated."

By sect. 30, “ the justices of the peace for every county in England and Polling districix Wales, and for each of the ridings of Yorkshire, and for the parts of Lindsey, for counties to be and for the parts of Kesteven and Holland, in Lincolnshire, assembled at settled by justices. the quarter sessions to be holden in the month of October, in the then present year, or at some special sessions to be appointed by them so assembled as aforesaid which shall be holden on or before the last day of October in the then present year, were empowered to divide their respective counties, and ridings, parts, and divisions of counties, into convenieni districts for polling, and asign one of such districts to every polling place mentioned in the said schedule marked (N.) to this act annexed ; and that a list describing the districts named in every such assignment, and naming the polling places to which such districts were respectively assigned, should be lodged with the clerk of the peace of the county, riding, or parts, who should forth with cause copies of such list to be printed, and deliver a copy of such list to every person applying for the same, upon payment of one shilling for each copy."

By sect. 31," for the purpose of assigning such districts to every polling In what counties, place as aforesaid, every liberty, franchise, and place having a separate or &c. places having exelusive jurisdiction shall be considered as being within that county, and separate jurisdiewithin that division, riding, or parls, in which such liberty, franchise, or

sidered. place is placed by this act, or by the act hereinbefore recited, or in which the same is locally situated: provided nevertheless, that the justices of the peace for the Isle of Ely, assembled at the quarier sessions for the said Isle of Ely to be bolden in the month of October in the then present year, or at some special sessions to be appointed by them, so assembled as aforesaid, which should be holden on or before the lasi day of October in the then present year, should divide the said Isle of Ely into convenient districts for polling, and assign one of such districts to every polling place within the said Isle of Ely mentioned in the said schedule (N.); and that a list, describing the districts named in such assignment, and naming the polling places to which such districts are respectively assigned, should be lodged with the clerk of the peace for the said Isle of Ely, who should allow the same, or a copy thereof, to be inspected at his office at all times."

By sect. 32, “ the poll for the election of members to serve in parliament Polling places for for the said several boroughs of New Shoreham, Cricklade, Aylesbury, and New Shoreham, l'OL V.

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