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town clerk

Translation of town clerk in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (in US)[ funcionario encargado de llevar los registros de nacimientos, defunciones etc ] 1.2 (formerly in UK)secretario, (masculine, feminine) del ayuntamiento
    Example sentences
    • Open to the public since 1955, the estate was actually bought for the town in 1943, thanks largely to the efforts of corporation town clerk David Murray John.
    • The story is also told of Swindon Corporation's town clerk David Murray John, who led the wartime purchase and lobbied the Government for a grant for Lydiard House.
    • For in November 1946, as secretary to both the mayor and the town clerk of Malden and Coombe Council, she was involved in the civic reception to honour the memory of Squadron Leader Ian Bazalgette and Flying Officer Cyril Barton.

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