Extra-parochial area (England)

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An '''extra-parochial area''' or '''extra-parochial place''' was an area considered to be outside any [[parish]]. They were therefore exempt from payment of any poor or church rate and usually tithe. Extra-parochial areas were gradually either integrated with a neighbouring or surrounding parish, or made separate [[Civil parish (England)|civil parishes]] by the ''Extra-Parochial Places Act 1857'' and the ''Poor Law Amendment Act 1868''.  
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An '''extra-parochial area''' or '''extra-parochial place''' was an area considered to be outside any [[Ecclesiastical Parish (England)|parish]]. They were therefore exempt from payment of any poor or church rate and usually tithe. Extra-parochial areas were gradually either integrated with a neighbouring or surrounding parish, or made separate [[Civil parish (England)|civil parishes]] by the ''Extra-Parochial Places Act 1857'' and the ''Poor Law Amendment Act 1868''.  
  
 
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Revision as of 15:01, 6 January 2011

An extra-parochial area or extra-parochial place was an area considered to be outside any parish. They were therefore exempt from payment of any poor or church rate and usually tithe. Extra-parochial areas were gradually either integrated with a neighbouring or surrounding parish, or made separate civil parishes by the Extra-Parochial Places Act 1857 and the Poor Law Amendment Act 1868.