Moravian Church Incorporation and Vesting Act


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Moravian Church Incorporation (CAP. 285 1

and Vesting

I CHAPTER 285
i THE MORAVIAN CHURCH INCORPORATION AND
I VESTING ACT

Arrangement of Sections
Section

Preamble.
1. Short title.
2 . Interpretation.

j 3 . Constitution of Corporation.
4. Common Seal.
5. Vesting of lands, etc.
6. Power to acquire property - trusts thereof.
7 . Evidence of resolutions of Executive authority.
8. Evidence as to the Moravians, their doctrines, usages,

Synods, Boards, Office, etc.
9. Protection of mortgagees, lessees and purchasers.

10. Protection of members of Corporation.
11. Corporation - quorum.
12. Reservation of rights.

SCHEDULE A.
SCHEDULE B.

MORAVIAN CHURCH INCORPORATION AND
VESTING

(30th October, 1890 .) l:$::;i:

WHEREAS in or about the year 1756, the Church of Preamble.
the United Brethren (commonly called in the British Empire
"Moravians") commenced a Mission in this Island of
Antigua, and sent out their Missionaries to preach the Gospel

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Acquiring of
church property.

Petition to
Governor
referred to.

Inconvenience
arising.

Forming a
Corporate Body.

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of Christ amongst the people of the said Island, and have
also established, and are now maintaining in the said Island,
various Institutions for the training of Ministers and teachers,
and for the education of children:

AND WHEREAS for the purposes of the said Church
and their work in the said Island, divers lands and
hereditaments in the said Island have been from time to time
acquired by or on behalf of the said Church, and are now
used or occupied by the Missionaries and Agents aforesaid
as Mission or Church stations, site of Chapels, Training
institutions, Schools and Ministers' Houses, or appurtenances
thereto, or for other purposes in aid of the work of the said
Church:

AND WHEREAS in a petition to His Excellency Sir
WILLIAM FREDERICK HAYNES SMITH Knight
Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint
Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander in
Chief of the Leeward Islands, Chancellor Vice Admiral
Ordinary of the same by the Rev'd Henry Mathew Weiss
Superintendent and the Rev'd Samuel Thaeler acting
Warden of the said Moravian Mission it has been shown
and set forth among other things to the effect following that
is to say-

(a ) That in acquiring such lands and hereditaments
the deeds of conveyance have been usually taken in the
names of different persons for the time being filling
official positions in the said Church in trust for the said
Mission;

( b ) That many of such persons have since departed
this life:

AND WHEREAS inconveniences may occur, and are
likely to occur by reason of the changes of the persons
officially connected with the said Church, and of the death
of persons in whom the legal ownership of lands and
hereditaments has been vested for the work of the said Church
in the said Island, unless some remedy be applied:

AND WHEREAS with a view to such remedy it has
been considered desirable in the interest of the aforesaid
Church and the working thereof in the said Island of Antigua

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that all the lands and hereditaments and personal property
of the said Church in the said Island should be vested in
a corporate body to be created with perpetual succession and
a common seal, and to consist of the persons for the time
holding the several offices of Superintendent of the said
Moravian Mission in Antigua, Warden of the said Mission
in Antigua, Secretary of the said Mission in Antigua,
Secretary of the said Mission in London, Secretary of the
said Mission with Antigua at Herrnhut in Saxony, Germany,
with power for such corporate body to acquire and hold real
and personal property for the uses of the said Church:

AND WHEREAS the several lands and hereditaments ~ ; ~ c i a l l y held,
mentioned in Schedule "A" hereto, have been at different and
times conveyed in trust for the purposes of the said Church, occupied for the
or are now beneficially held, used, occupied or enjoyed for said Church.

such purposes by the said Church, or the officials or members
thereof:

AND WHEREAS the several statements herein set forth f;;;;Lnts in
as contained in the said Petition have been established to petition
the satisfaction of the Governor and Legislative Council of established-
the said Island of Antigua:

AND WHEREAS it is desirable to vest the said lands Vesting of the
said lands.

and hereditaments in a body corporate for the purposes
aforesaid, and to create such body corporate for such pur-
poses by Legislative enactment:

1. This Act may be cited as the Moravian Church Short tit'e.
Incorporation and Vesting Act.

2. In this Act-

"Antigua Conference" shall mean the local governing
body of the Moravian Church;

Interpretation.

"The Executive Board" shall mean that board of the
Antigua Conference which is charged with taking
such steps as may be necessary to carry on the work
of the Moravian Church in Antigua and Barbuda
between meetings of Conference;

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6 I statutory declaration" means the species of written
evidence now known by that name and shall extend
so as to mean any affidavit and other analogous
form of solemn proof in writing whether upon oath
or not, which shall be legally authorised or in ordi-
nary use for the time being;

"fully executed" when applied to the execution of any
document or writing by the said Corporation means
sealed with the Common seal of the said Corpora-
tion and countersigned by all five members of the
Corporation each signature being attested by at least
one witness;

"duly verified" when applied to the execution or
signature of any document or writing means verified
by the statutory declaration of a witness attesting
such execution or signature;

"Provincial Elders Conference" shall mean the board
to whom the control and administration of all
matters which concern the Moravian Church,
Eastern West Indies Province is committed between
meetings of the Provincial Synod;

"Provincial Synod" shall mean the highest authority
of the Moravian Church, Eastern West Indies
Province, with Supreme legislative powers in all
matters not committed to Unity Synod, which is
the highest authority of the world wide Moravian
Church (also called the Church of the United
Brethren).

Constitution of
Corporation.

3. The Antigua Conference of the Moravian Church
Eastern West Indies Province is hereby declared constituted
and appointed one Corporation or Body Corporate to have
continuance forever and perpetual succession and by that
name shall and may sue and be sued, plead and be
impleaded, in all Courts therein.

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4. The said Corporation shall have a Common Seal, common seal.
with such device and inscription to be made thereon as from
time to time the holders for the time being of the said several
offices shall think proper.

5 . The lands and hereditaments mentioned or refer- Vesting of lands
red to in Schedule A, and all the estate and interest of all it,^;^^^^^ A.
and every of the grantees named in the several deeds men-
tioned in the said Schedule, of and in the lands and
hereditaments by such deeds, or any of them vested in or
granted to such grantees, or any of them for any estate or
interest, or mentioned so to be, and all other lands and
hereditaments and personal property in the said Island of
Antigua which are now legally or equitably the property of
the said Church, or are held in trust for the purposes of the
said Church, or are now possessed, used, occupied or
enjoyed, as Church property by the said Church, or by the
Official Members of the said Church, or any of them, or
by any person or persons holding under such officials or
members, or any of them are hereby transferred to and vested
in the Antigua Conference of the Moravian Church Eastern
West Indies Province and their successors, to be from
henceforth held by the said Corporation upon such trusts,
and to and for such ends, intents and purposes, and with
under and subject to, such powers and provisions as the
Executive Board, the Provincial Elders Conference, and the
Provincial Synod of the said Church shall at any time, and
from time to time by resolution or resolutions in writing order
or direct, and whether by a general order or general orders,
or by special direction or special directions in any particular
case or cases, or for any particular purpose or purposes, and
whether for the purpose of use or occupation, or administra-
tion or management or for the purpose of sale, mortgage
(with any auxiliary powers in the mortgage, gift, exchange
or other alienation) or for any other purpose whatsoever,
and in default of and until such order or direction, and so
far as no such order or direction shall extend, upon the trusts
set forth in Schedule B. Schedule B.

And it is hereby declared that unless it shall be expressed
on the face of the order or direction that the same is
irrevocable, any order or direction made or given by the
said Executive Board may at any time and from time to time
be varied, or partially or wholly revoked by the said Executive
Board at their pleasure.

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Power to acquire
property - 6. The said Corporation shall have full power to
trusts thereof. acquire by purchase, donation, exchange, devise, bequest,

grant, gift or conveyance, or in any other manner, and to
hold, any other lands and hereditaments, and personal pro-
perty in the said Island of Antigua; as also the net proceeds
to arise from any sale, mortgage, lease or alienation, of any
property vested for the time being in the said Corporation
shall (except as hereinafter in this section otherwise expressly
provided) be held by the said Corporation upon the same
trusts, and to and for the same ends, intents and purposes,
and with, under and subject to the same powers and provi-
sions, as are herein enacted of and concerning the lands,
hereditaments and premises hereby vested in the said
Corporation:

Provided nevertheless that in case in the deed, will or
other instrument, under which any lands, hereditaments or
property shall hereafter be acquired by the said Corpora-
tion any trusts, powers, declarations, or provisions shall be
expressly declared or contained of and concerning the same
lands and hereditaments, then the trusts, powers, declara-
tions and provisions by this Law enacted shall be deemed
and taken to be modified, altered or superseded, so far as
may be necessary to give effect to the trusts, powers, declara-
tions or provisions, so expressly declared or contained in the
particular deed, will, or other instrument, but not further
or otherwise.

Evidence o f 7. Any resolution in writing purporting on its face
resolutions o f
Executive to emanate from the Executive Board and to be signed by
authority. the Superintendent thereof shall be accepted in all Courts

of Justice and elsewhere in Antigua and Barbuda as genuine
and authentic, and as prima facie evidence of the official status
of the person signing the same, and as prima facie evidence
that such Resolution has been duly passed by the Board
whence it purports to emanate, and that such Board was
duly constituted:

Provided that this section shall apply to such writings
only as are produced from the custody of the said Corpora-
tion in Antigua and Barbuda or from the custody of some
person in Antigua and Barbuda well known by general repute
as an official of the said Church or of the said Corporation;
and further that in case of resolutions by the Executive Board
this section shall apply to such writings only as are supported

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by a statutory declaration (produced from such custody as
aforesaid and purporting on its face to be the statutory
declaration of the Secretary) to the effect that the declarant
knows or verily believes such resolution or resolutions and
the signature or signatures to the writing in question to be
genuine and authentic.

8. In case it shall be necessary or advisable to give Evidence as to
the Moravians,

evidence before any Court of Justice or elsewhere in Antigua ,heir doctrines,
and Barbuda touching the doctrines, usages, constitution or usages, Synods,

Boards, Office,
jurisdiction of the said Moravian Church (also known as the etc.
Church of the United Brethren) (either in its entirety or in
any of its provinces or Sections) or of any of the Synods,
Conferences, or Executive or other Boards of the said Church
(whether Supreme, Provincial, Local, Departmental or other-
wise) or touching the person or persons for the time being
constituting any Board or Conference or holding any office
in the said Church or any of the above named bodies, and
particularly in case it should at any time be necessary or
advisable to give formal proof as to the Board or Body or
person to which the designation of the Corporation in Antigua
and Barbuda is for the time being properly applicable, a
certificate in writing purporting on its face to emanate from
and to be signed by the Superintendent and one other
member of the Executive Board shall be prima facie evidence
in all Courts of Justice and elsewhere in Antigua and Bar-
buda touching any such matter as aforesaid, and that whether
any dispute or question has arisen or be depending touching
the same matter or not:

Provided that this section shall apply to such certificates
only as are produced from the custody of the said Corpora-
tion in Antigua and Barbuda, or from the custody of some
person in Antigua and Barbuda well known by general repute
there as an official of the said Church, or Member of the
said Corporation and are supported by a statutory declara-
tion (produced from such custody as aforesaid) to the effect
that the declarant knows or verily believes the certificates
and signatures thereto to be genuine and authentic.

9. If any mortgage or lease or conveyance on sale of ~~~;~~'''s~f
any land and hereditaments for the time being vested in the lessees and -

purchasers.

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said Corporation, shall be fully executed by the said
Corporation it shall not be incumbent on the said mortagee,
lessee, or purchaser to enquire into the necessity or propriety
of the mortgage, lease or sale, or the purposes for, or the
circumstances under which the same may be made, nor as
to whether any directions, sanctions or consents have been
given or whether any other antecedent steps have been taken,
or whether any clause or provision in the document be beyond
the powers of the said Corporation, or otherwise as to the
propriety or regularity, legality or sufficiency of the mortgage,
lease or sale or any clause or provision in the deed affecting
the same; but every such deed of mortgage, lease and con-
veyance on sale, shall so far as concerns the mortgagee, lessee,
or purchaser, and persons claiming under him be valid and
effectual notwithstanding any irregularity or defect in the
antecedent steps, directions or proceedings, or any lack of
authorisation by the authorities of the said Church.

And it is further declared that every receipt embodied
in any such deed of mortgage, lease or conveyance on sale
as aforesaid shall effectually discharge the mortgagee, lessee
or purchaser from all money paid over by him to the said
Corporation or its Treasurer, and in such receipt expressed
to have been received and from all responsibility touching
the application of the same money.

Protection of 10. No member of the said Corporation shall be in
members of
Corporation. any way personally responsible for or in respect of any debt

or liability which may become due, or owing from the said
Corporation or to which the said Corporation may become
subject upon or in respect of the lands and hereditaments
for the time being vested in the said Corporation, or for any
liability to which any of those premises may be subject, nor
for any involuntary loss suffered by the said Corporation,
or any member thereof nor for more money than shall come
to his own hands, nor for any injury which may be done
by others to the said lands and hereditaments or any part
thereof.

Corporation -
quorum.

1 . In case any matter or thing within the discretion
of the said Corporation has to be dealt with by the said
Corporation the determination of three members shall in case
unanimity cannot be attained be deemed and taken to be
the determination of the said Corporation.

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12. Nothing herein contained shall affect or be P$rtion
deemed to affect the rights of Her Majesty T h e Queen, Her
Heirs or Successors, or of any bodies politic or corporate,
or other person or persons whatsoever.

SCHEDULE A S. 5

1. "Springfield" or "Spring Gardens" situate in the City
of Saint John's in the Parish of Saint John containing 3 acres,
2 roods and 32 poles as shown by a diagram thereof drawn by
J. Spencer Hollings, Esq., a Licensed Surveyor and conveyed by
the following Indentures-

(a) Deed William Walker and Russel his wife to Samuel
Isles dated 14th March, 1761 - which Deed is endorsed as
follows:

"This Deed belongs to the Moravian Society" and is
recorded in the Registrar's Office of the said Island in
Lib. G. Vol. 3 fol. 114.

( 6 ) Deed Samuel Elliott and Alice his wife to the Rev'd
Benjamin LaTrobe upon trust for the use of the United
Brethren dated 14th May, 1779.

(c) Deed David Yetts, John Joseph Ronan and William
Nathaniel Eldridge and Ruth Louisa his wife to the Rev'd
Bennett Harvey upon trust for the use of the Moravian
Mission dated 30th May, 1855, and recorded in Lib. B.
Vol. 36 fol. 146.

(d) Deed Joseph Lever Bindon to the Rev'd George
Westerby, Rev'd Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon
trust for the Moravian Mission dated 30th May, 1855, and
recorded in Lib. H. Vol. 65 fol. 131.

(e) Deed Benjamin Blake Ralph and Mary Eliza his wife
to the Rev'd George Westerby, Rev'd Peter LaTrobe and
Lewis Henry Spencer upon trust for the Moravian Mission
dated 9th May, 1861, recorded in Lib. 0 . Vol. 71 fol. 119.

V) Deed the Hon. James Byam Thibou and Robert
Nicholls to Lewis Spence and William Mumford upon trust
for the Moravian Mission dated 19th July, 1867, recorded
in Lib. A. Vol. 1 fol. 132.

&) Deed Rebecca Richard to Lewis Spence and William
Mumford upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated 28th
November, 1866, recorded in Lib. T. Vol. 76 fol. 149.

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2. "Newfield" situate in the Parish of Saint Philip con-
taining 10 acres and 30 poles-as shown by a diagram thereof
drawn by the said J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a) Deed The Hon. Samuel Athill and The Hon.
Nicholas Nugent and Richard Pigott to John Lewis Wollin
upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated 24th of June,
1818, recorded in Vol. 11 fol. 148.

(b) Deed Gilbert Auchinleck and Alexander Duncombe
to Bennett Harvey, Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu
upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated 29th April, 1843,
recorded in Lib. T . Vol. 53 fol. 23.

3. "Grace Hill" situate in the Parish of Saint Paul con-
taining 10 acres, 1 rood and 19 poles as shown by a diagram thereof
drawn by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a) Deed Elizabeth Saunders to the Rev'd Benjamin
LaTrobe dated 6th April, 1782, recorded in Lib. T . Vol. 4
fol. 122.

( b ) Deed Robert Smith and Sarah Bridge to the Rev'd
William Mumford upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated
22nd December, 1866, recorded in Lib. Q. Vol. 73 fol. 88.

4. "Lebanon" situate in the Parish of Saint George con-
taining 3 acres, 3 roods and 12 poles as shown by a diagram thereof
drawn by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a) Augusta Maria Laviscount to William Mallalieu in
trust for the Moravian Mission dated 9th February, 1837,
recorded in Lib. H. Vol. 42 fol. 133.

(6) Deed Augusta Maria Laviscount to Peter LaTrobe,
William Mallalieu and Bennett Harvey in trust for the
Moravian Mission dated the 9th day of July, 1844, recorded
in Lib. T. Vol. 53 for. 241.

(c) Deed Augusta Maria Laviscount to Peter LaTrobe,
William Mallalieu and Bennett Harvey upon trust for the
Moravian Mission dated 29th April, 1845, recorded in
Lib. W. Vol. 55 fol. 161.

5 . "Cedar Hall" in the Parish of Saint Mary containing
2 acres, 3 roods, 1 % poles as shown by a diagram drawn by
J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a) Deed James Smith Prudden and Jane his wife and
John Smith Prudden to Edward Moore upon trust for the

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Moravian Mission dated 8th day of August, 1821, recorded
in Vol. 17 fol. 30.

(b) Deed Hugh Thompson and John Joseph Ronan to
Bennett Harvey, Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon
trust for the Moravian Mission dated 4th July, 1843, recorded
in Lib. P. Vol. 49 Sol. 40.

(G) Deed Hugh Thompson and John Joseph Ronan to
Bennett Harvey, Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon
trust for the Moravian Mission dated 30th December, 1843,
recorded in Lib. V. Vol. 54 Sol. 50.

(d) Deed Darius Davey to George Wall Westerby, Peter
LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon trust for the Moravian
Mission dated 24th August, 1855, recorded in Lib. X. Vol. 65
fol. 162.

(e) Deed Darius Davey to George Wall Westerby, Peter
LaTrobe and Lewis Spence upon trust for the Moravian
Mission dated 22nd May, 1861, recorded in Lib. 0. Vol. 71
fol. 117.

6. "Cedar Villa" situate in the Parish of Saint Mary con-
taining 14 acres, 2 roods and 37 poles as shown by a diagram
drawn by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a ) Deed Hugh Thompson, John Joseph Ronan,
Newman Knowles Mayo, Robert Mayo and Darius Davey
to the Rev'd Bennett Harvey, Peter LaTrobe and William
Mallalieu upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated 25th
of September, 1846, recorded in Lib. Y. Vol. 57 fol. 235.

( b ) Deed Hugh Thompson, John Joseph Ronan,
Newman Knowles Mayo, Robert Mayo and Darius Davey
and William Harvey Thompson to the Rev'd George Wall
Westerby, Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu on trust
for the Moravian Mission dated the 15th day of May, 1848,
recorded in Lib. B. Vol. 59 fol. 124.

7. "Grace Bay" situate in the Parish of Saint Mary and
Division of Old Road containing 10 acres, 1 rood and 26 poles
as shown by a diagram thereof drawn by J. Spencer Hollings and
conveyed by Indenture:

Deed Ann Byam Hill by her Attorney James Farley
Salmon to Bennett Harvey upon trust for the Moravian
Mission dated the 17th day of June, 1837, recorded in Lib.
I. vol. 43 Sol. 212.

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8. "Old Road" situate in the Parish of Saint Mary in the
Division of Old Road containing 1 rood and 20 poles as shown
by a diagram thereof drawn by J . Spencer Hollings and conveyed
by Indentures:

(a ) Deed Alexander Coates and Elizabeth his wife to John
Lewis Wollin dated 7th March, 1796, recorded in Lib. T.
Vol. 5 fol 128.

(b ) Deed Andrew Tulee Quinland to John Lewis Wollin
dated 28th April, 1796, recorded in Lib. Z. 5 fol. 154.

9. "Johnsons Point" situate in the Parish of Saint Mary
and Division of Old Road containing 2 roods and 19 poles as shown
by a diagram thereof drawn by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed
by Indenture:

Deed Catherine Bigsby to Peter LaTrobe, William
Mallalieu and George Wall Westerby upon trust for the
Moravian Mission dated 13th March, 1860, recorded in
Lib. N. Vol. 70 fol. 54.

10. "Five Islands" situate in the Parish of Saint John con-
taining one and a half acres as shown by a diagram thereof drawn
by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indenture:

Deed Sir William Lewis George Thomas to the Rev'd
Bennett Harvey, the Rev'd Peter LaTrobe and William
Mallalieu upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated 21st
June, 1838, recorded in Lib. M. Vol. 46 fol. 55.

11. "Green Bay" situate in the Parish of Saint John
containing 2 acres and 29 poles with a detached piece of land con-
taining 1,760 square feet as shown by a diagram thereof drawn
by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a ) Deed Langford Love11 Hodge to the Rev'd Bennett
Harvey, Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon trust
for the Moravian Mission dated 26th April, 1843, recorded
in Lib. S. Vol. 52 fol. 254.

( b ) Deed Langford Hodge to Bennett Harvey, Peter
LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon trust for the Moravian
Mission dated 18th June, 1845, recorded in Lib. W. Vol. 55
fol. 186.

(c) Sarah Amelia Robinson to George Wall Westerby
and Peter LaTrobe upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated
15th November, 1859, recorded in Lib. M. Vol. 69 fol. 192.

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(d) Deed John Lewis Bishop and Lewis Levingston to
Lewis Spence and William Mumford dated 8th May, 1866,
recorded in Lib. T . Vol. 76 fol. 51.

12. "Gracefield" situate in the Parish of Saint George in
the Division of Popeshead containing 5 acres and 24 poles as shown
by a diagram thereof drawn by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed
by Indentures:

(a) Deed Grace Cable to the Rev'd Bennett Harvey, the
Rev'd Peter LaTrobe and William Mallalieu upon trust for
the Moravian Mission dated 23rd of June, 1841, recorded
in Lib. P. Vol. 49 fol. 224.

(6 ) George Wall Westerby to Lewis Spence and William
Mumford upon trust for the said Moravian Mission dated
the 10th day of November, 1886, recorded in Lib. T. Vol. 76
fol. 144.

13. "Potters" situate in the Parish of Saint John contain-
ing 8,570 square feet as shown by a diagram thereof drawn by
J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indenture:

Deed John Hanning to Peter LaTrobe, William Mallalieu
and Bennett Harvey upon trust for the Moravian Mission
dated the 7th of October, 1844, recorded in Lib. V. Vol.
54 fol. 180.

14. "Pigotts Saint Marks" situate in the Parish of Saint
George Village of Saint Marks Division of New North Sound and
containing 1,399 square feet as shown by a diagram thereof drawn
by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indenture:

Deed James Law to Peter LaTrobe, William Mallalieu
and George Wall Westerby dated 7th October, 1857, recorded
in Lib. K. Vol. 67 fol. 2.

15. "Pigotts" situate in the Parish of Saint George con-
taining 41,816 square feet as shown by a diagram thereof drawn
by J. Spencer Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

(a) Deed James Law to Peter LaTrobe, William
Mallalieu and Bennett Harvey upon trust for the Moravian
Mission dated 21st April, 1845, recorded in Lib. W. Vol. 55
fol. 154.

(6) Deed Judith A. Ward to the Rev'd Frederick Niebert
upon trust for the Moravian Mission dated 10th August, 1890,
recorded in Lib. J. Vol. 92 fol. 27.

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16. "Sweets" situate in the Parish of Saint Paul contain-
ing half an acre as shown by a diagram thereof drawn by J. Spencer
Hollings and conveyed by Indentures:

( a ) Deed James Betts to Peter LaTrobe, William
Mallalieu and George Wall Westerby dated 16th December,
1858, recorded in Lib. L. Vol. 68 fol. 127.

( b ) Deed John Henry Byam to the Rev'd William Batt
and the Rev'd Bishop Westerby dated 30th of August, 1881,
recorded in Lib. D. Vol. 86 fol. 120.

SCHEDULE B S. 5

Containing the Provisional Trusts referred to in section 5

And as to for and concerning the said respective lands and
hereditaments Upon trust to permit and suffer all and every such
Chapels or places of religious worship, theological, or educational
training institutions, schools, vestries, dwelling houses, offices,
outrooms, and other buildings and conveniences to be erected or
built upon the said lands and hereditaments, or being built or
erected to be enlarged, improved, altered, repaired, removed or
pulled down, as and whenever the said corporation in Antigua
and Barbuda from time to time or at any time shall with the general
or special sanction or approval of the Executive Board, direct or
sanction:

And also to permit and suffer each and every Chapel or place
of religious worship for the time being upon such lands and
hereditaments to be used, occupied and enjoyed, solely as a place
for the religious worship and service of God, and the preaching
of the Gospel, and expounding and teaching of the Holy Scrip-
tures, according to the doctrines and usages professed and observed
by the said Moravian Church also known as the Church of the
United Brethren:

And to permit and suffer each theological institution for the
time being on the said lands to be used, occupied and enjoyed,
only as an institution for the training of persons for the Christian
Ministry of the said Church, and in accordance with its doctrines
and usages, and for such other religious and educational purposes
only and by such Superintendent, Ministers and other persons
only, as the said Corporation from time to time or at anytime
shall, with the general or special sanction or approval of the
Executive Board, direct or sanction:

And also to permit and suffer to officiate in each Chapel or
place of religious worship on the said lands and to have the con-
duct, direction and management of the services, worship and
teaching therein, such Minister or Ministers only in connection

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with the said Church as shall be thereto for the time being appointed
by the Executive Board, or pending reference to them temporarily
appointed and acting, or such person as shall or may from time
to time be thereunto on any special occasions requested by such
Minister so appointed as aforesaid:

And also to permit and suffer every theological or educational
or training institution, and every School on the said lands to be
superintended, conducted and carried on, only by such Minister
or Ministers of the said Church, or other person or persons as
the Executive Board shall from time to time appoint, or pending
reference to them shall be temporarily appointed sanctioned or
approved therefor:

And also to permit and suffer such dwelling houses on the
said lands and hereditaments as shall or may at any time be assigned
as a residence for the Minister in charge of or connected with
any Chapel or Mission Station of the said Church, and the out
Offices and appurtenances thereto including so much land as shall
be attached thereto as incident to such residence to be used and
occupied, possessed and enjoyed as a residence, for himself and
family, by the Minister appointed as aforesaid to be for the time
being in charge of or connected with such Chapel:

And also to permit and suffer such parts of the said lands
and hereditaments (if any) as may be set apart as a burial ground
to be used as such by the Minister and members of the said Church:

And also generally to permit and suffer the Minister for the
time being Superintending or in charge of the Station or work
to which the said lands and hereditaments are attached or assigned
to have the general local charge, direction and superintendence
thereof, subject to the directions and control of the said Executive
Board and in subordination thereto, subject to the directions and
control of the said Corporation:

And generally upon trust to permit and suffer the lands and
hereditaments, and the erections and buildings for the time being
thereon and their appurtenances, to be used and occupied for such
purposes connected with the work of the said Moravian Church
also known as the Church of the United Brethren, and in such
manner and by such person or persons as the said Corporation
from time to time or at any time shall with the general or special
sanction or approval of the Executive Board direct or sanction:

Provided nevertheless that the Minister or person now actually
in charge of any Chapel on the said lands or any of them, as the
Minister thereof and every person now actually in charge of such
lands, or any of them or any part thereof or any institution, School
or residence, on any such lands, for and on behalf of the said
Church, shall be deemed to be so in charge by the appointment
of the Executive Board - but that whenever the Executive Board,

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shall by any resolution or other official act, declare any now or
existing or future appointments of any minister or person in respect
of the said lands, or any part thereof, or of any chapel, theological,
educational, or training institution or school thereon, to be at an
end, such minister or person shall thereupon absolutely cease to
be entitled to the privileges or benefits of the trusts aforesaid in
respect of the lands, chapel, institution or school, whereof his
appointment shall be so determined.