Order for paving and cleansing the Streets.49

Order for paving and cleansing the Streets.

Pain, that the Person Offending in either of these Cases, shall pay two Shillings per Load.

XVII. That no other Tunbril or Car than what is or shall be appointed and allowed by the said Commissioners for doing the Works aforesaid, shall be employed, or shall intermeddle with the carrying of any Soil, Rubbish, Earth, Dung, Paving-Stones, Thames-Gravel, or the like, within this City or Liberties; Bricks, or Tyles from the Water-Side within the City or Liberties; upon Pain to pay to the Carman or Carmen employed in cleansing the Streets as aforesaid of the Ward where this Offence shall be committed, two Shillings for every Load so taken up or carried in a Tunbril or Car: And for Non-payment, that such Tunbril or Car shall be carried to the City's Pound, called the Green-Yard, and there to remain 'till Payment thereof. Provided, that if any the said Carmen shall not, immediately after Notice, employ himself in carrying the said Materials, to forfeit and pay two Shillings for every Load thereof, and the Owners at Liberty to employ foreign Cars.

XVIII. That no Coachman, Carman, Carter, Drayman, or other Person, shall feed his or their Horse or Horses with Hay or Grains in the Streets, Lanes, or common Passages, within this City or Liberties, upon Pain to forfeit and pay for every Offence two Shillings six Pence (over and above the like Sum formerly imposed and to be paid to the Governors of Christ's Hospital) the one Moiety to the Discoverer and Prosecutor, and the other to the Carman or Carmen of the Ward in which the said Offence shall be committed: And in Case of Non-payment, to carry the Horse or Horses to the City's Pound, called the Green-Yard; there to remain till Payment thereof.

XIX. That none of the aforesaid Carmen, their Agents or Servants, or other Person or Persons, do sweep the Filth or Soil of the Streets, Lanes, or Passages, into any the Chanels of this City, in Time of Rain, or otherwise, upon Pain to pay six Shillings and eight Pence for every Complaint duly proved.

XX. That no Man shall cast or lay in the Streets, Lanes, or common Passages, or Chanels within this City or Liberties, any Dogs, Cats, Inwards of Beasts, Cleaves of Beasts Feet, Bones, Horns, Dregs or Dross of Ale or Beer, or any noisom Thing, upon pain of ten Shillings for every Offence.

XXI. That no Person set a Tunbril, Car, or Cart, in the Street by Night Time, upon Pain to pay two Shillings, besides Satisfaction to any Person hurt thereby.

XXII. That no Person do ride or drive a Tunbril, Car, Cart, or Dray, a Trot in the Street, (or sit on any Part of the Car, Cart, Tunbril, or Dray, unless another skilful Person lead the Horse) upon Pain to forfeit and pay two Shillings; and in Case of Non-payment, to carry the Horse to the Pound, as aforesaid, to remain till Payment thereof.

XXIII. That no Wagaon, Car, or Cart, shod with Iron, or Spignails, or having more Horses than is allowed by the aforesaid Act of Common Council, shall take up any Goods within this City or Liberties, to carry for Hire about the Streets, upon Pain to pay five Shillings for every Offence: And in Case of Non-payment, to carry the Horse or Horses to the aforesaid Pound, till Payment thereof.

XXIV. That no Goung-Fermer shall carry away any Ordure, till after Ten a Clock in the Winter, and Eleven a Clock in the Summer, at Night, nor shall spill any Ordure in the Streets, upon Pain to forfeit and pay thirteen Shillings four Pence.

XXV. That no Pudding-Cart of Shambles shall go out till after the Hours last beforementioned, upon Pain to forfeit six Shillings eight Pence.

XXVI. That no Artificer, Labourer, or other Person, shall make any Stop or Dam in any Channel, nor shall slake any Lime in the Streets, Lanes, or Passages, upon Pain to pay two Shillings for every Offence.

XXVII. That no Man shall feed any Kine, Goats, Hogs, or any Kind of Poultry, in the open Streets, upon Pain to forfeit three Shillings four Pence for every Offence.

XXVIII. That no Man shall cast into the Ditches or Sewers, Grates or Gullets of the City, any manner of Carion, stinking Flesh, rotten Oranges or Onions, Rubbish, Dung, Sand, Gravel, or any other Thing that may stop the Course of the same, upon Pain of forfeiting forty Shillings for every Offence.

XXIX. That no Man shall make or continue any Widraughts, Seat or Seats, for Houses of Easement over, or Dreins into any the Common Sewers, without License of the Commissioners for the Time being, upon Pain to forfeit forty Shillings, and forty Shillings a Month for so long Time as shall be continued after Warning.

XXX. That no Person or Persons do presume to keep any Lay-Stall for Dung, Rubbish, Earth, or other Soil, either at the Water-side, or other Place within this City or Liberties, other than the common or publick Lay-Stalls, appointed, or to be set out and appointed, by the said Commissioners for the Time being; upon Pain to forfeit and pay fifty three Shillings four Pence, and forty Shillings a Week for every Week he or they shall so continue to do after Warning, or be indicted from Time to Time, as a common Nusance.

XXXI. That no Tyler, Bricklayer, or other Person, do throw out of Gutters, or off Roofs or other Parts of Houses, any Tyles, Loam, or Rubbish, into any Street, Lane, or common Passage; but do bring down the same in Baskets or Trays, upon Pain to forfeit three Shillings four Pence for every Offence.

XXXII. That no Person or Persons do set out in the Streets, Lanes, or Passages, any Hogsheads, Barrels, or other Casks or Vessels, to hoop, wash, or dry, or otherwise encumber the Passage; upon Pain to forfeit and pay twenty Shillings for every Offence.

XXXIII. That the Dung, Mud, Filth, and Soil of the Wards of Billingsgate, Bridge, Langborn, Cornhill, Candlewick, Walbrook, Vintry, and Dowgate, shall be carried down to the Lay-Stall at Dowgate Dock: Of the Wards of Portsoken, Tower, Aldgate, Dukes-Place, and Lyme-street, to the Lay-Stall set out at Mile-End: Of the Ward of Bishopsgate within and without to the Lay-Stall at Holloway Lane End, being Part of a Meadow there belonging to the City: Of the Ward of Cripplegate within and without, Aldersgate without, Bassishaw, Coleman-street, and Broad-street, to the Lay-Stall at Bunhill: Of the Wards of Cheap, Cordwainer, Queenhith, and Bread-street, to the Lay-Stall at or near the Three Cranes, and in Dunghill Lane near Broken Wharf, until such Time as the publick Wharf or Key at the River Side shall be laid open, and afterwards to the Lay-Stall at Puddle-Dock: Of the Wards of Farringdon within, Castle Baynard, Aldersgate within, and St. Martin le Grand, to the Lay-Stall at Puddle-Dock: Of the Ward of Farringdon without, to the Lay-Stall at White Fryars: And this Course to be used until the Commissioners shall see Cause to alter the same; and whoso shall offend herein, shall forfeit and pay five Shillings for every Offence.

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