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Pluralities Act 1838

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CXXIXDistance how to be computed.

And be it enacted, That the Distance between any Two Benefices for the Purposes of this Act shall be computed from the Church of the one to the Church of the other by the nearest Road or Footpath, or by an accustomed Ferry.; and if on one of the said Benefices there be Two or more Churches, then the Distance shall be computed from or to the nearest of such Churches, as the Case may be ; or if on one of such Benefices there be no Church, then in such Manner as shall be directed by the Bishop of the Diocese in which the Benefice proposed to be taken and held by any Spiritual Person in addition to one already held by him shall be locally situate.

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