Trustee minutes for: 27-11-1942.
The Annual Meeting of trustees held in the Liberal Club, Friday, November 27, 1942.
Present : Messrs J. Mitchell, A. J. Philipps, L. Skentlebery, RJ Cowling, C.Carne, C. Crowle, T. Hawke, H. Bawden, T. Doney, W. Bennett and H. Keast.
Mr Carne was elected chairman.
The minutes of the previous annual meeting were read and confirmed.
Arising out of the minutes the question of the provision of a bier was allowed to remain in abeyance.
The resignation of the sexton, Mr Hall, was accepted and the appointment of Mr W. Steed As successor was confirmed, as recommended by the working committee.
The balance sheet was then read and adopted.
It was subsequently resolved that the sexton's salary be £4 per annum, paid quarterly, and that his appointment to be dated from October 26, 1942.
It was further resolved that the working committee be called together at an early date to reconsider the whole question of fees and report to the trustees so that any recommendations may be brought into force as soon as possible, in view of the sexton's rise of salary.
A bonus was promised the sexton if the state of the funds allowed it.
The officers and working committee were all re-elected.
The chairman suggested that greater care should be taken in the spacing of the graves. The state of the wire fencing on the cemetery hedge was also considered and Mr Philipps volunteered to see the schoolmaster.