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A subdivision used in local governments in a number of countries. Wards are sometimes the constituencies for local, elected officials. They are often equivalent to a neighborhood or a portion of county.


See guardian.

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The warder claimed it happened three to four days before Merchant, from Aberdeen, killed himself.
Procedurally, warders are not supposed to carry firearms inside the prison area as a safety and precautionary measure.
The warders followed the 36-year-old who armed himself with a crutch.
In 1866, it was reorganized as Warder, Mitchell & Co.
Warder advised taking stock of the beauty of forests and recommended that they be utilized to reduce erosion and offer wind protection in the western United States.
He was walking out of his cell and launched at two officers, including the female warder in the unprovoked attack.
A warder would take up position on either side and link arms firmly before walking to the double doors which were opened for the first time, the warders walking forward into the gallows room where the assistant hangman would place a cloth drawstring bag over the prisoner's head, pulling the drawstring tight.
Police and prison sources said the Warder deployed at the jail's main entry gate stopped Mr.
HISTORY IN HUDDERSFIELD: Yeoman Warder Alan Fiddes, and top right, with Paul Wilcock and Janette Martin at Huddersfield University (JH200411Fwarder-01)
Over the next few months, he will learn by heart 'The Story' - the script of the hugely-popular Yeoman Warder Tour - before being allowed to lead a tour himself.
The 43-year-old joins the Beefeaters - otherwise known as Yeoman Warders - after serving nearly 23 years in the Royal Armoured Corps of the British Army.
The case against a third Yeoman Warder was not proven.