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BASTON. An old French word, which signifies a staff, or club, In some old English statutes the servants or officers of the wardens of the Fleet are so called, because they attended the king's courts with a red staff. Vide Tipstaff.

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WO2 Martyn Shenton (l) and Sgt Ross Baston in the Bearer Party Sgt Brian Gamble
But after Baston was jailed in Miami earlier this week, authorities thanked Dubai Police for helping bring him to justice.
Both Brown and Baston grew up in the Detroit area, graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and currently reside in the metro Detroit area.
Mrs Cameron said: ''I am delighted to open Baston House School.
Brookman and Baston were attending a party for fraternity pledges when the incident happened.
Mr Baston also thanked the outgoing chair David Thomas and board for their valuable contribution.
With the cushion of a nine-point lead the RGC pack led by Kelvin Davies and Baston began to gain dominance in the loose as well as in the tight, and from the territory thus gained further scores came from Tom Blackwell and Carwyn ap Myrddin.
Bates are currently one point ahead of Stocksfield at the top of the table, Baston taking nothing for granted as they travel to a Corbridge side placed fourth in their first season back in the Premier Division.
XB Properties, a partnership between international developer Simon Baston and Cardiff Blues coach and Penarth resident Xavier Rush, secured a PS690,000 funding deal from Welsh Building Society, Principality's commercial division in July 2012 for the conversion of Albert Road Methodist Church into eight apartments, including two spacious duplexes.
XB Properties, a partnership between international developer Simon Baston and Cardiff Blues coach and Penarth resident Xavier Rush, secured PS690,000 of funding from Welsh Building Society Principality's Commercial division last summer to convert Albert Road Methodist Church in Penarth into eight apartments.
Chester recorded their third successive National Three North League win last weekend and it was hooker Andy Baston in only his second appearance who was handed the man of the match award.
Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston said the findings would underpin water security for future agricultural development, while safeguarding the environment and cultural sites.