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William Andrews Holdsworth - Author

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Books by William Andrews Holdsworth

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875 - Scholar's Choice Edition

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875 - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2015

The Handy Book of Parish Law - Scholar's Choice Edition

The Handy Book of Parish Law - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2015

Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century The Handy Book of Parish Law

Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century The Handy Book of Parish Law

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2011

William Andrews Holdsworth was the author of several popular legal handbooks, which ran into many editions. They were aimed at non-specialists, explaining topics such as landlord and tenant rights, will-making and acting as an executor, bankruptcy and married women's property legislation. The Handy Book of Parish Law was first published in 1859, and ran to twelve editions, of which this is the third (1872). The parish is still the lowest level of local government, particularly in the countryside, and parish councils formerly made many of the decisions which affected day-to-day life in their locality. Regular changes in the law required frequent updating, and the significance of certain bodies altered over time. This is a useful source for local and family historians, which helps unravel the complexities of parish law, which applied not only to church management but to poor law unions and aspects of local government.

The Handy Book of Parish Law

The Handy Book of Parish Law

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2008

The Handy Book of Parish Law

The Handy Book of Parish Law

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2008

The Local Government ACT, 1888

The Local Government ACT, 1888

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2008

The Local Government ACT, 1888

The Local Government ACT, 1888

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2008

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2008

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2008

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2008

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

The Friendly Societies ACT, 1875

Author: William Andrews Holdsworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2008