Rules to be Observed at the
Rosliston House of Industry
Every Parish Officer that enters into Agreement, according to the Rules of this House,
shall pay the Sum of "four Pounds four Shillings", for House-rent, "per Annum".
Every Parish Officer, or some other Person for him, shall attend every quarterly Meeting,
to defray the Expenses occurred for the said Parish, or forfeit the Sum of "five
The Quarterly Meetings shall be held on the first Monday in "January", the first Monday in
"April", the first Monday in "July", and the first Monday in "October", in every Year.
Every Parish Officer shall find Necessaries for the poor Persons he shall send, according
to the Agreement.
Every Woman who suckles a Child, the Parish of that Child shall pay, for the first
Half-year, "six-pence" per Week.
Every Child from half a Year old to two Years old, shall pay, per Week, according to the
Determination of the Committee; from two Years old and upwards, shall pay an equal Share
with the Rest of the People in the House.
The Committee Meetings shall be held at the HOUSE OF INDUSTRY, in the Parish of ROSLISTON,
in the County of Derby.
Signed and allowed by us,
My thanks to Blanche Charles for the transcription and the rights to use it. Blanche is the OPC for Stapenhill