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A meeting of the above board was held in the Chertsey Schoolhouse on Saturday evening. Present—Messrs. W. A. Brown, A. R. Markham, R. Campbell, H. Childs, W. Payton, and W. Leslie. Mr. W. A. Brown, on the board assembling, informed them that he had waited upon several members of the County Council, and after having discovered that tire grants were already allocated, he had interested himself in the matter, and he had now the pleasure to inform them that a grant of fifty pounds had boon placed to their credit in the bank. Row the members had been gazetted, and he presumed officially notified, he had called them together for the purpose of spending this money as advantagously as possible. On the motion of Mr. Leslie, seconded by Mr. Markham, —“ That Mr. VV. A. Brown be chairman of the Board. ’ Carried unanimously. Mr. Markham explained to the Board that Mr. Wilkinson was unavoidably absent through indisposition. Proposed by Mr. Markham, seconded by Mr. Childs, “ That Mr. W. B. Payton be appointed Secretary,” Carried. After genuial conversation as to the distribution of the land for different sects and denominations,

It was resolved on the motion of Mr. Childs that tire land should be ploughed and fenced the same as the recreation ground, and that separate tenders should be called for ploughing and fencing, plans and specifications to be seen at A. R. Markham & Co.’s Store.

The Chairman was instructed to procure tire necessary books and stationery, after which the Board adjourned.

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CHERTSEY CEMETERY BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 14, 28 October 1879

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CHERTSEY CEMETERY BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 14, 28 October 1879

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