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Parsonages Act 1865

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1Extension of Provisions of recited Acts relating to repairing, rebuilding, or acquiring Houses of Residence, &c.

The Incumbent of any Benefice may, according to the Provisions of and with the Consents required by the said Acts, and by any Act or Acts amending or referring to the same, borrow and take up at Interest on Mortgage as provided by the same Acts, or any of them, for the Purposes of the same Acts or any of them, or for the Purposes of the Act passed in the Session held in the Fifty-fifth Tear of the Reign of His said Majesty King George the Third, Chapter One hundred and forty-seven, or for the Purpose of purchasing any Lands or Hereditaments not exceeding Twelve Acres, contiguous to or desirable to be used or occupied with the Parsonage House or Glebe belonging to such Benefice, or for the Purpose of building any Offices, Stables, or Outbuildings, or Fences necessary for the Occupation or Protection of such Parsonage, or for the Purpose of restoring, rebuilding, or repairing the Fabric of the Chancel of the Church of such Benefice (in any Case where such Incumbent is or shall be liable to repair or sustain the Fabric of such Chancel), or for the Purpose of building, improving, enlarging, or purchasing any Farm House or Farm Buildings, or Labourers Dwelling Houses, with the Appurtenances belonging to or desirable to be acquired for any Farm or Lands appertaining to such Benefice, any Sum or Sums of Money not being less than One hundred. Pounds, and not exceeding Three Tears net Income of such Benefice; and out of the Sum to be borrowed it shall be lawful to pay the Charges and Expenses of the Architect or Surveyor who shall be employed in or about any of the Purposes aforesaid, and also the Costs and Expenses of and incidental to the Preparation of the Mortgage Deed or Deeds, and of and incidental to any Purchase by the said Acts or this Act authorized to be made.

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