Vestry clerk

an officer chosen by the vestry, who keeps a record of its proceedings; also, in England, one who keeps the parish accounts and books.

See also: Vestry

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In Islington, the largest of the old parish authorities, and one of fifteen which were simply upgraded to borough status without change of boundaries, the Vestry Clerk told the Vestry's Parliamentary and General Purposes Committee that, `as far as Islington is concerned, little imprOvement in local government can be looked for as a result of the Act'.