Definitions for "Overseers"
Officials of a parish, between two and four in number, appointed by the Vestry. The duties of this unpaid post, first established in 1572, were primarily financial - to supervise the collection and distribution of the poor rate.
Those members who are appointed by the Meeting to give pastoral care and nurture to all members and attenders.
Members of the committee that has particular care of the membership. They may also suggest answers to the Queries to be sent from the Monthly Meeting to the Quarterly Meeting.