One night they resisted arrest by Maycomb County's beadle and locked him in the courthouse outhouse.
This ‘musical thriller’ can be a large-scale, sceptical swoop on the great wen, taking in everyone from beggar to beadle .
Meanwhile in Scotland, the old- beadle died and his son succeeded him, eking out a modest living by selling tea and tobacco.
We also hear of a beadle in 1389 (this may have been when the office was created), a nightwatchman in 1406, and a clerk may be inferred from the recording of the electoral courts; however, these officers were appointed, not elected.
A beadle was appointed to remove drunk and disorderly people from the streets, particularly on Sundays and he acted as an official presence to maintain order in the parish.
Yet Oliver did want more; he knew what would land in his plate, if the beadle consented to his request, but he asked anyway.
One night the boys locked the Maycomb County beadle in the courthouse outhouse.
There are the parish vestry, the parish infirmary, the parish surgeon, the parish officers, the parish beadle .
They were led by their officers, town clerk Graham Gittins, borough beadle Alfie Johnson and mace bearers Tony Sansom and Derek Smithers.
He states that he remembers an old beadle of the church which was called "Haddo's Hole," and sometimes the "Little Kirk," in Edinburgh, whose son occasionally officiated as precentor.