March 1st 1833
Herewith I beg to send you a Copy of the Proceedings unanimously agreed to at a Meeting of the Bailiff and Burgesses of this Borough in Common Hall assembled on the 28th Ins: &
Town Clerk of the Borough of Chippenham <1>
Borough of Chippenham
Feby 28 1833
Mr William Davis – Bailiff
Mr Harry Goldney Mr William Gale
Mr William Carpenter Mr W. R. Tayler
Mr George Noyes Mr William Gundry
Mr William Poole
Mr J. M. Coombs
At this Meeting it was unanimously agreed that it would be very desirable to obtain An Act for Lighting Watching and Improving the Town and Borough of Chippenham.
It was Resolved
That the Sum of One hundred Pounds be Appropriated from the Corporation Funds in aid of the above Object.
That a Copy of the above resolutions be forwarded to the Members for the Borough – Soliciting their Contribution.
W. H. F. Talbot Esq MP
1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.