1) Supervision, work carried out by overseers.
1517 Residewe of all my goodes ... I give ... to my sonnes ... that they the same goodes well and trewly dysposse ... by the ouersyght of Edward Saltonstall my broder, Halifax
1552 that the paving in the way doune to Saynt Leonards Lendyng ... shalbe sufficiently repayred of the common cost by oversight of the Chamberlaynes, York. In 1562, money for the poor in Thirsk was at the disposycion of the churchwardens and oversight of the poor
that is by the overseers of the poor.