'Once upon a time, in a very small country town, at a considerable distance from London, there lived a little man named Nathaniel Pipkin, who was the parish clerk
of the little town, and lived in a little house in the little High Street, within ten minutes' walk from the little church; and who was to be found every day, from nine till four, teaching a little learning to the little boys.
There had been singing under the windows after midnight,--supernatural singing, Maggie always felt, in spite of Tom's contemptuous insistence that the singers were old Patch, the parish clerk
, and the rest of the church choir; she trembled with awe when their carolling broke in upon her dreams, and the image of men in fustian clothes was always thrust away by the vision of angels resting on the parted cloud.
He talked of such vast sums that the gentlemen of the club (the apothecary, the undertaker, the great carpenter and builder, the parish clerk
, who was allowed to come stealthily, and Mr.
, teachers, and one in a thousand of the peasants, maybe, know what it's all about.
Then, wot with undertakers, and wot with parish clerks
, and wot with sextons, and wot with private watchmen(all awaricious and all in it), a man wouldn't get much by it, even if it wos so.
Alternatively, hard copies can be found at Alderley Edge Library, at the Festival Hall or by writing to Anne Ross, parish clerk
, at Festival Hall, Talbot Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR.
The other soldier for which a photograph exists, Shrewsbury-born Corporal John Williams, had lost his leg at the Battle of Toulouse and went on to be Condover's parish clerk
for over 50 years.
Ken Flood said: "There will be parking on roads surrounding the site, it's inevitable unless they can make other provision ...
If anyone is interested in becoming a 'friend of ' SideLey Park, please contact Vicky Roe, Parish Clerk
Lesley Pendleton, the parish clerk
for Kegworth for over three decades, was out driving when she saw the plume of smoke from the crash minutes after it had happened.
The report reads: "If 'trolling' becomes unacceptably harassing then report it to the police and seek advice from, as appropriate, member support or your parish clerk