Wigan Year Book of 1889

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Lancashire Quarter Sessions.
  Lancaster....................... Dec. 31, 1888 ... April 8, 1889 ... July 1 ... Oct. 14  
  Preston.......................... Jan.   2,  1889 ...   "  10   "   ...   "   3 ...   "   16  
  Manchester...................      7,    " ...   "  15   "   ...   "   8 ...   "   21  
  Liverpool......................    15,    " ...   "  23   "   ...   "  16 ...   "   29  
Wigan : Wednesday before the Liverpool Assizes.
Annual Sessions, June 27 ; Adjourned Sessions, September 12.
Public Hall Association.
Trustees.........................Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Francis Sharp Powell, M.P., Thomas Wall,
      N. Eckersley, Wm. Lea, Henry Woodcock, Thos. Taylor, W. Waddington, T. J. S. Clephan, and
      John Grundy.
Managing Committee.....................Thomas Wall, Wichard Lea, John Browne, John Peterkin,
      T. J. S. Clephan, and James Marsden.
Secretary...............................................................................................................Thomas Smith.
Cyclists' Club.
Head Quarters, Mesnes Park Café.
President...............................................................................His Worship the Mayor (Wm. Rogers).
Vice-President................................................................................................................W. C. Gee.
Captain......................................................................................................................F. A. Almond.
Sub-Captains..............................................................................................F. Byrom and J. Ballard.
Buglers..........................................................................................1st, R. Fielding ; 2nd, G. Walker.
Machinists....................................................................................................E. and R. Middlehurst.
Committee...........................................................J. Howard, J. Fielding, H. Edwards, and J. Wright.
Hon. Secretary...........................................................................C. Ruddick, 67, Greenough Street.
Treasurer........................................................................................................................G. Walker.
Births, Marriages, and Deaths.
The following is a summary of the last four quarterly returns of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in the Wigan Superintendent Registrar's District :-
MARRIAGES
Quarter Ending                                 No. Quarter Ending                                 No.
September, 1887.....................254           March, 1888..........................292
December      "   .....................349           June,        "   ..........................282
BIRTHS.
Quarter Ending                                 No. Quarter Ending                                 No.
December, 1887.....................1539           June, 1888............................1616
March,      1888.....................1582           Sept.,    "    ..........................1532
DEATHS.
Quarter Ending       No.    3yrs. average. Quarter Ending       No.    3yrs. average.
Dec., 1887 ... 901           943                   June, 1888 ... 803           780
Mar., 1888 ... 896           927                   Sept.,   "    ... 664           744
   The following were the Births and Deaths during the last four quarters in Wigan cub-district, with the annual rate to 1000 of the population, excluding a proportion of the deaths in the Union Workhouse:-
    Dec. Quarter Mar. Quarter June Quarter Sept. Quarter  
  Births................. 516 516 556 528  
  Deaths................ 353 335 291 242  
   An infant must be registered within six weeks after its birth. No fee is payable. The Registrar will, on demand, give a certificate on payment of 3d. When six weeks have elapsed the Registrar may take proceedings ; if the child be registered after three months a fee of 5s. is payable ; if over 12 months (registered by Registrar-General's authority) 10s. Notice must be given of Deaths to the District Registrar ; a certificate must be obtained to give to the minister who performs the funeral service.

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