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Sessions Book 504 — Aprils 1693. 93

who was servant with Edward Norman at the Bull Inn, Bishopsgate, and who
intermarried with one George Gesset, a soldier who lodged in quarters, and
is now in their Majesties' army in Flanders ... ... ... ... p. 36

Order to the churchwardens and overseers of the parish of St. James.
Clerkenwell, to pay Thomas Walter 2/- weekly... ... ... ... p. 37

Order for discharging the petition of Joseph Allen, of Ratcliffe, in the
parish of Stepney, who appeals against being assessed at 12/- per annum for
scavengers' rates. It was decided that he was rated proportionably, and
therefore his appeal was dismissed ... ... ... ... ... p. 38

Order for increasing the pensions of all the maimed soldiers paid by
the county by the sum of 20/- a year ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Order for the discharge of John Reader, of the liberty of Norton Folgate,
in the parish of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, from the office of scavenger, upon
proof that he is only a lodger in the said Uberty, has a wife and family, and is
very poor ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 39

Order for admission of Richard Timms the younger, of Isleworth,
mariner, late belonging to their Majesties' ship the "Cornwall," to a pension
as a maimed soldier, he having lost the sight of both his eyes ... ibid.

Upon the matters in difference between the parishes of West Wycombe,
county Bucks, and Isleworth, county Middlesex, it is ordered that Richard
Rogers, his wife, and two children be provided for by the latter parish p. 40

Upon the matter in dispute between the parishes of St. Botolph, Aldgate,
and St. Paul, Shadwell, concerning the last settlement of John Copping,
whose wife, Mary Copping, a lunatic, was by an order dated 21 December
last, passed to the parish of St. Paul, Shadwell, it is ordered that the said
Mary Copping be removed to the parish of St. Botolph, Aldgate ... p. 41

Upon the matters in dispute between the parishes of St. Clement,
Eastcheap, and St. Paul's, Shadwell, concerning the last legal settlement of
Robert Chambre, whose wife and two children were, by order dated 14 April,
passed to the said parish of St. Clement, Eastcheap, it is ordered that
the said wife and children be removed to the said parish of St. Paul's,
Shadwell ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 42

Upon the petition of Squier CoUup, constable of the liberty of Lower
Barnsbury, in the parish of St. Mary, Islington, it is ordered that the present
churchwardens and constables of the said liberty reimburse him the sum
of ;^5 i8i-. ']d. for relieving and conveying cripples through the said
liberty p. 43

Order in a dispute between the parishes of St. Mary, Whitechapel, and
Allhallowes, Lombard Street, concerning Elizabeth Williams, sometime servant
with Mr. Green at the Bell alehouse in Gracechurch Street ... ... p. 44

Order for respiting all proceedings against the inhabitants of the parish
of Hornsey, for not repairing their highways, until the next General
Sessions ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.



94 Middlesex County Records.

Order for the discharge of Thomas Whiteing from the office of scavenger
of Goodman's Fields, in the parish of St. Mary Matfellon, alias Whitechapel,
upon proof that he is infirm, and no tradesman, as the Act of Parliament
requires ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 45

Order for the discharge of William Woolley, late of Highgate, in the
parish of Hornsey, from the office of surveyor of the highways of Highgate
[Hornsey in margin], upon proof that he has removed from Highgate... ibid.

Order for the discharge of John Raymond, esquire, of the parish of
Hornsey, from the office of constable of the said parish, upon proof that he
lives chiefly in London, and has a house at Hornsey only for the air.
Anthony Groves nominated to the office ... ... ... ... p. 46

Order to reimburse Hugh Watson, late constable of the parish ot
Hornsey, his expenses in relieving and passing cripples ... ... ibid.

Order in a dispute between the parishes of Isleworth and Twickenham
as to the settlement of Elizabeth French and her child ... ... p. 47

Order in a dispute between the parishes of Monken Hadley and South
Mymms as to the legal settlement of John Basset, his wife, and four small
children ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 48

Order for the admission of John Hewitt to a pension of jQt, yearly as a
maimed soldier, he having served against the French on their Majesties' ship
the " Expedition," when he was blown up by powder, and lost the sight of
both eyes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... pp. 49, 50

Order to pay to John Stapler, Thomas Lynnett, and John Coleman,
inhabitants of the liberty of Glasshouse Yard, in the parish of St. Botolph's
Without, Aldersgate, the sum of ^2^4 7^. 6d., paid by them in regard to an
estreat made against the inhabitants of the said liberty for neglecting the
repair of a certain highway. The churchwardens and overseers are ordered
to make an assessment upon all the owners and occupiers of tenements, &c.,
for the purpose aforesaid ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Order upon the application of the proprietors of the houses fronting John
Street, showing that as the " grate " now stands there is not sufficient current
to carry off the water to the sewer, and that the said street cannot be paved
till the Commissioner of Sewers has prepared the said sewer, the time for the
paving is further extended till i August next. \^Vide Sessions Book 500, p. 55.]

P-5t
Order in a dispute between the parishes of St, James within the liberty
of Westminster, and the liberty of Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden, and Ely Rents
in the parish of St. Andrew's, Holborn, concerning the legal settlement of Jane
Johnson and her illegitimate child, who was born in Black Boy's Alley in
Chick Lane, in the said parish of St. Andrew, Holborn ... ... p. 52

Order to the churchwardens of the parish of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields to
make an assessment upon all the inhabitants, owners, and occupiers of houses,
lands, &c., in the said parish for the repair of the highways in the said
parish PP- 53. 54

[Pages 55-62 blank.]



Sessions Book 505 — May, 1693. 95

Miscellaneous memoranda, as to indictments and acquittals, &c.

PP- 63-65
[Page 66 blank.]

Names of victuallers ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 67

[Pages 68, 69 blank.]

Indenture of apprenticeship of Emmanuel Powers, son of Arthur Powers,
of the parish of St. Paul, Shadwell, ropemaker, to Alexander Allen, of
Ratcliff.

Indenture of apprenticeship of William Abraham, son of Isaac Abraham,
late of Ratcliff, in the parish of Stepney, shipwright, deceased, to |ohn Bigg,
of Limehouse, joiner.

Indenture of apprenticeship of William Robins, son of Thomas Robins,
of the parish of St. Paul, Shadwell, cordwainer, to Francis Murton, of the
same parish, cordwainer ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 70

Lists of names headed " New Prison " and " House of Correction " p. 71

Lists of names headed " Indictments " and " Calendar of Recognizances "

PP- 72-75
Memoranda as to subpoenas ... ... ... ... ... p. 76

SESSIONS BOOK 505— MAY, 1693.
Jury panels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 3

[Page 4 blank.]

Miscellaneous memoranda as to acquittals, indictments, convictments, &c.

PP- 5-30

Order for the reimbursement of Thomas Lewis, formerly constable of
the parish of St. Pancras, he having expended the sum of ;!^ii 3^. (^d. for
the relief and conveyance of cripples, vagrants, and other impotent persons
through the said liberty. Instructions for an assessment to be made to
discharge the said account ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 31

Admission ot Thomas' Willis, junior, of Isleworth, waterman, as a
pensioner. The said Willis is to receive ;£t, yearly from the treasurer
appointed for the maimed soldiers, he having served during last year in the
wars on board their Majesties' ship " Hampton Court," where he received a
shot in his right knee ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ilnd.

Proceedings upon the petition of the churchwardens and overseers of
St. Giles'-in-the-Fields. Shows that William Challoner, an inhabitant and
distracted person, is likely to become chargeable to the said parish, and that

there is ^50 due to him by bond from Hall, of St. Ann's Parish,

Westminster, which bond is held by John Roper, of the parish of St. Giles'-
in-the-Fields. Prays that the said bond may be deHvered over to the petitioners.
Katherine, the wife of the said William, offers security to indemnify the
parish, and the matter is referred to certain Justices to take and approve of
such security ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 32



96 Middlesex County Records.

Miscellaneous memoranda as to recognizances, acquitrals, &c. pp. 33-35
[Page 36 blank.]

Order for discharging John Holland from his indenture of api'rentice-
hood, he having proved that his master, John Grigson, of Limehouse,
Stepney, lighterman, beat and abused him ... ... ... ... p. 37

Proceedings upon the petition of the churchwardens and inhabitants
of Bow and Bromley, showing that a new watch-house has been lately built
in the great road between Bow and Mile End, for the better security of
persons from highwaymen who lurked in and about Bearbinder Lane, and
committed robberies in and near the said road, and that the charge for
keeping the said watch will be so great that the petitioners cannot defray the
same, and praying that the inhabitants of Mile End be ordered to contribute
to the same. It is referred to certain Justices to make such order upon the
inhabitants of Bow, Bromley, and Mile End as they shall consider fit ... p. 37

Upon the information of Samuel Lynne, gentleman, high constable of
Ossulston Hundred, that John Breviter, of St. Andrew's Parish, Holborn-
above-Barrs, victualler, keeps a disorderly ale and music house near Lamb's
Conduit P'ields, it is ordered that the said Breviter's license be sup-
pressed ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p- 3^">

Order for discharging David Goffe from his indenture of apprentice-
hood, it being proved that his master, Salvator Winter, of St, Giles'-in-the
Fields, doctor of medicine, has gone away and made no provision for the said
apprentice ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... P- 39

Order of reference to certain Justices (named) to examine the accounts
of Thomas Francklyn and Thomas Bromwich, churchwardens of Chelsea
Parish ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 4°

Order for the better observation of the Lord's Day ... ... p. 41

List of names headed " New Prison " and " House of Correction " p. 43

Alphabetical list of names, headed "Indictments" ... ... p. 44

Indenture of apprenticeship of John, son of (jeorge Willis, formerly of
St. Paul's Parish, Shadwell, sailor, to Thomas Hills, of the said parish, rope-
maker, to serve for seven years. Dated 15 May, 1693 ... ... p. 45

Alphabetical list of names, headed "Calendar of Recognizances"

pp. 46, 47

Memoranda as to subpoenas ... ... ... ... ... p. 48

SESSIONS BOOK 506— JULY, 1693.

Jury panels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 3

Miscellaneous memoranda as to acquittals, indictments, iv:c. pp. 5-32

Lists of names, headed " New Prison " and " House of Correc-
tion " pp. 33, 34



Sessions Book 506 — /tiiy, 1693. 97

Order for the inhabitants of the parish of St. Mary's, Islington, to pay
William Duncomb, surveyor of the highways within the said parish, ^42 is. id.,
disbursed by him for the use of the said parish ... ... ... p. 35

[Pages 36-38 blank.]

Miscellaneous memoranda as to commitments, indictments, acquittals,
&c. pp. 39-43

Proceedings upon the petition of James Seamore and James Ately,
constables of Ruislip, showing that they served in the said office for last year,
and that the lord of the manor has not held a court leet during that time,
and praying to be discharged. Ordered accordingly. Joseph Nelhani and
Daniel Willchin appointed constables, and Samuel Owen and Stephen
Ludgold, headboroughs ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 44

Order of reference concerning the fees delivered into the House of
Commons by Mr. John Fox, as the fees " anciently taken in the office of the
Clerk of the Peace and gaol delivery of this county"... ... ... p. 45

Order concerning the settlement of Richard Hancock, whose wife, Judith,
with their three children, Judith, Waddestill, and Ann, were passed, by an
order of the i6th of June, from the parish of St. Mary Matfellon, otherwise
Whitechapel, to that of St. Dionis, Backchurch. It is now ordered that the
said Judith, with her three children, be conveyed from the parish of St. Dionis
to that of St. Mary, it having been proved that they last lived in Winford
Street, in the latter parish ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Order concerning the settlement of William Lucas, who was lately
passed from Heston Parish to that of Sunbury. Upon proof that he was
last legally settled in the latter parish, it is ordered that the previous order be
confirmed... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 46

Adjournment of the matter concerning the fees of the Clerk of the
Peace [z;/^d' j-zz/rrt-, p. 45]... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 47

Order that all proceedings against the inhabitants of Hornsey Parish,
for not repairing their highways, be respited until next Sessions. The like
orders for ^Vilsden and Hampstead ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Order for reimbursing William Flewellin {sic) and Richard Mason, formerly
constables in Finchley Parish, the sums of ;j^8 12^-. 5^. and ;^i3 13^.



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