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As To PONY OR DONKEY CARTS OR Gigs.
The fares shall be one-third less than the fares appointed for Flys
and other Carriages drawn by one horse only.
As To CARRIAGES DRAWN BY MORE THAN ONE HORSE.

Fares for Distance.
The fare for carrying one or more persons any distance not ex-
ceeding one mile, shall be

1 6 For carrying one or more persons any distance exceeding one mile, and not exceeding one mile and a half

2 3 For carrying one or more persons any distance exceeding one mile and a half, and not exceeding two miles ....

3 3 And for every half mile commenced beyond two miles, and for carrying one or more persons

06 Fares for Time. The fare for any time not exceeding one hour, and for carrying one or more persons, shall be....

4 0 And for every half hour commenced after the first hour, and for carrying one or more persons

1 6 Between the hours of one and six in the morning, all the fares above set forth shall be increased one-half more than those fares.

15.Remuneration to Drivers hired for Time and Discharged at certain Distances.—The Driver of any Carriage hired for time and discharged at a distance exceeding two miles from the centre stone of Cheltenham, at the entrance to the Arcade, shall be entitled to half fare according to the distance from the place where he was discharged to the nearest stand, in addition to his fare for time.

16.-Luggage.The Driver of a Carriage may be required to carry therein or thereon, with one or more passengers, any quantity of luggage not exceeding 561b weight, without any charge for the same in addition to the fare; and no further charge shall be made for any additional luggage, unless the Driver makes a claim for it at the time of the hiring

17. Remuneration to Drivers called but not employed.—When any Driver of a Hackney Carriage is called to take up a fare and proceeds with his Carriage to the place directed, but is sent away without a fare, he shall be entitled to receive from the person calling or engaging him the sum of One Shilling, and in case of his having been detained longer than ten minutes, he shall also be entitled to receive Sixpence for every quarter of an hour commenced after the expiration of the first ten minutes.

18.–Stands for Carrriages.—The Stands for Carriages shall be at the places under-mentioned, and no more than the number of Carriages set opposite the names of such Stands shall at any one time be upon such Stands.

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Carriages. 1. The north side of the High Street, opposite Berkely Place... 6 2. The east side of the Bath Road, opposite Birdlip House 3. The entrance to the Old Well, near the Bridge

3 4. Near the Masonic Hall, in Portland Street

3 5. The west side of Winchcomb Street, near the Anchor Brewery 3 6. The north side of Commercial Road, opposite Andover Place 3 7. The south side of Montpellier Terrace, at the corner of Suffolk Parade....

3 8. The west side of the Bath Road, near Brunswick Terrace 3 9. The west side of the Old Well Lane, near the entrance of Montpellier Spa Buildings

3 10. The east side of the road opposite Rodney Place

4 11. The south side of Clarence Street, between Promenade Place and Bedford Buildings

3 12. The east side of the Bath Road, near Thirlestaine House

4 13. The south-east side of Winchcomb Street opposite Pittville Gate 3 14. The south side of Albion Street, about seventy yards westward

of the entrance to Grosvenor Street, late Gyde's Terrace.. 3 15. The east side of the Evesham Road, opposite Cleveland House 3 16. The north side of the road, opposite Trafalgar Place ..... 2 17. The south side of the High Street, opposite Keynsham Bank,

near the carriage-road leading across Sandford Fields 18. The south-east corner of Sandford Place, in the Commercial Road

2 19. The south side of the Imperial Square, midway between the

east and west roads, on the south side of the said road.... 3 20. The south side of the Lansdown Road, opposite to No. 2, Lansdown Place .....

3 21. The south side of the Lansdown Road, opposite the Lansdown Hotel....

3 19.-Name of Proprietor and Number of Carriage to be displayed.The name or names of the Proprietor, or persons licensed to the Carriage, shall be painted thereon in a proper and conspicuous manner, to the satisfaction of the Inspector of Nuisances; and also the number of the licence of every such carriage shall be properly and conspicuously painted on the side or panel of such carriage, in figures not less than three inches in length, and of a proportionate breadth, and of a colour different from and in strong contrast with the ground colour of such carriage, to the satisfaction of the Inspector of Nuisances. The proprietor of a Hackney Carriage permitting the same to be used without having his name and the number of such carriage painted thereon as aforesaid, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Forty Shillings.

20.—Number of Persons to be Carried.—No Carriage drawn by two horses shall carry more than cight persons, and no Carriage drawn by

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one horse shall carry more than six persons; no Carriage, Cart, or Gig, drawn by two ponies or donkeys, shall carry more than six persons ; and no Carriage, Cart, or Gig, drawn by one pony or donkey, shall carry more than three persons, including in each case the Driver. The Proprietor or Driver of a Carriage offending contrary hereto shall forfeit not exceeding Ten Shillings.

21.-Equipments and Appointments of Carriages.—The Proprietor of a Carriage shall have a proper and sufficient drag-chain and slipper, and lamps approved of by the Inspector of Nuisances, and if it be a close carriage, also a check-string properly communicating from the inside of such carriage with the driver thereof. And the horse or other animal drawing a carriage shall be in good condition, quiet, and tractable, and the harness and equipments of such horse or animal shall be strong, clean, and complete. Any Proprietor offending contrary hereto, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

22.-Driver to keep Lamps Lighted and Check-strings in his hand.-The Driver using a Carriage shall keep the lamps thereoi properly lighted between half-an-hour after sunset and half-an-hour before sunrise; and also at all times when driving a person, hold the check-string in his hand or have attached to his arm, so that the same may be conveniently used by such person. Any Driver offending contrary hereto shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

23.-Drivers not to Loiter. The Driver of a Hackney Carriage, who loiters with his carriage in any of the streets within the Borough, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

24.--Not to Drive faster than a Trot.-Any Driver who drives the horse or animal drawing his carriage at a faster pace than a trot, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

25.--Not to feed a Horse except by a Nose-bag.Any Driver who feeds the horse or animal drawing his carriage in the street, except by means of a nose-bag or otherwise, so as to prevent litter, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

26.Restriction on use of Carriages in which Coffins have been carried.-No carriage in which a coffin has been carried shall be used for hire within the limits of the Borough, for seven clear days after such coffin was carried therein. For every offence contrary hereto the Driver as well as the Proprietor of a Carriage so used shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

BYE-LAWS APPLICABLE TO CHAIRS AND CARRIAGES.

As to LICENCES. 27.- Applicants to Produce Certificates of the Condition of the Chair or Carriage.—No person will be licensed to a Chair or Carriage who

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does not produce a certificate from the Inspector of Nuisances that his Chair or Carriage is properly numbered, and that the same, with the equipments thereof, is sufficient, clean, and in good order; and, in the event of a new application, he shall also produce in writing a recommendation and a certificate of sobriety and good conduct from two respectable householders, not being publicans, to the satisfaction of the Commissioners.

28.-Fare for Detention. When a Chair or Carriage is hired for distance, the same may be detained in waiting to take up the fare ten minutes without any extra charge ; but, for an additional time not esceeding a quarter of an hour, an extra shilling shall be paid in case of a Carriage, and in case of a Chair an additional sixpence, and the same for Carriage or Chair for every succeeding quarter of an hour commenced after the first quarter of an hour.

29.—Children how Charged.-No charge shall be made for any child under three years of age, borne in the lap or arms of a person carried in a Carriage or Chair, and two children under ten years of age each, shall be considered as one person.

30.-Distances, Measurement of.Distances are to be measured by the nearest means of access proper for Chairs and Carriages respectively.

31.—Computation of Fares for Distance.—Every fare for distance shall be computed from the stand or place from whence any Chair or Carriage is called, unless such Chair or Carriage is called or ordered at, or from the residence, stable, or yard of the person licensed thereto, or of the chairman or driver thereof, in which case the distance shall be computed from the stand nearest to the place where the fare is

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32.Disputed Distances to be Measured by the Surveyor.The Commissioners' Surveyor shall, at the request of any person charged with any fare, measure or cause to be measured any distance in dispute between him and the Chairman or Driver, the expense of which shall be paid by the Chairman or Driver, or the person or persons licensed to the Chair or Carriage, if the distance be found to be less than he or they have charged and if more, by the person or persons charged with such fare and in addition thereto.

As To STANDS. 33.—Chairmen and Drivers not to ply at other places than Stands.Every Chairman or Driver standing or plying with his Chair or Carriage at any other place than one of the appointed Stands, or placing or driving his chair or carriage on a stand already occupied by the allowed number of chairs or carriages, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

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(a.) 34.- The Chair or Carriage standing first in the rank to be entitled to first fare.-At all stands and public places and places of resort or amusement, the carriage or chair standing first in the rank shall be entitled to take the first fare, unless such fare shall choose to walk to and take

any other carriage or chair. (a.) 35.- At Places of Public Resort, Chairs and Carriages to be under the Police Authorities. At places of public resort or amusement, carriages and chairs may stand at proper times adjacent thereto, and the arrangement as to chairs or carriages standing, plying, taking up fares, waiting, coming and departing, shall be under the direction and management of the police constables acting in the Borough ; and any Proprietor, Chairman, or Driver offending contrary thereto, shall for feit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

36.-Chairmen or Drivers not attending punctually.-Any Proprietor, Chairman, or Driver engaged to attend to take up a fare at any particular place at a specified time, who neglects or fails punctually so to do, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

37.-Chair or Carriage not to Stop at Crossing.--Any Chairman or Driver who draws up or stops with his chair or carriage upon any foot-crossing within the Borough, except for the purpose of taking-up or setting down of fares, or during attendance at places of public resort or amusement, as allowed by the police constables, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

38.-Chairman Misconducting.–Any Chairman or Driver demanding or taking a higher fare than he is entitled to, or using at any time, to any person whomsoever, any abusive, indecent, or insulting language, threat, or gesture, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

39.-Chairman and Drivers to be Respectful.-Every Chairman or Driver shall at all times, when on duty, conduct himself in an orderly, peaceable, sober, and respectful manner, and be clean in every part of his dress and person, and every Chairman or Driver offending contrary hereto shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

40.- Inspector of Nuisances to inspect Chairs and Carriages. It shall be lawful for the Inspector of Nuisances to inspect and examine every Chair and Carriage when standing for hire, and when not actually engaged with or going for a fare, and the state and condition thereof and every part thereof; and if any Proprietor, Chairman, or Driver obstruct, hinder, or interrupt the Surveyor in or about such inspection or examination, he shall forfeit a sum not exceeding Ten Shillings.

(a.) See the Powers given to the commissioners by the 21st and 22nd sections of the Town Police Clauses Act, incorporated by section 59 of the Local Act, page 73, to regulate routes, &c. for carriages, &c. at processions, places of public resort, &c, and in the neighbourhood of places of worship during divine service.

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