Source: Abridgement-Robbery, c.34; 3 Stats
at L, 396. Note this statute contains two sections 11. There seem to have been
some difficulties with the enforcement of these statutes. 6 Ann c.11, sec. 3 notes
that the principal inhabitants of a parish, when called to apportion the costs
levied on a county, "do usually lay the whole burthen on the poorer sort.