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the relief and maintenance of the said Phyllis and her child ... ... p. 51

[Pages 52-70 blank.]

Memoranda relating to recognizances, committals, oaths, &c. pp. 71-73

[Pages 74-82 blank.]

List of names of persons in the New Prison and House of Correction

P-83
Alphabetical list of indictments ... ... ... ... pp. 84, 85

Alphabetical list of recognizances ... ... ... ... pp. 86, 87

Rough memoranda ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 88

SESSIONS BOOK 576— OCTOBER, 1700.

Jury panel ... ... .. ... ... ... ... ■-• P- i

Writ p. 2

Indictments, recognizances, Sec. ... ... ... ... PP- 3-21

[Pages 22, 23 blank.]

Order for the churchwardens of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields and St. James',
Westminster, to reimburse Henry Tawny, late constable of the Upper Ward
of the parish of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, money expended by him in passing
vagrants ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ••• P- 24

Order to reimburse Arthur Virgin, late constable of the Lower Ward of
the parish of St. James', ^^'estminster, money expended by him in passing
vagrants ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .•■ ••• ihid.

[Pages 25-33 blank.]

Miscellaneous memoranda as to taking the oath, indictments, recogni-
zances, ok 579 — /a nuary, I'joi. 225

Lists of names of those in the New Prison and House of Correction, p. 67

Alphabetical list of recognizances ... ... ... ... ... p. 6&

Alphabetical list of indictments .. ... ... ... ... p. 70

Miscellaneous memoranda ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 72

SESSIONS BOOK 579— JANUARY, 1701.

Jury panel ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 5

Memoranda relating to recognizances, &c. ... ... pp. 3-18

[Pages 19, 20 blank.]

Order for the churchwardens, &c., of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields to make
a rate to raise ^230 for the repair of the highways. Robert Mead has
agreed to amend all the highways in the parish, which are to be mended with
gravel, for ;!^i5o ; the remainder to be spent on repairing — (i) Paviour's
work, amounting to 1,205 yards— before the old churchyard in St. Martin's
Lane, 250 yards ; in Church Lane, 326 yards ; about the new churchyard,
69 yards ; at the watch-house, upper end of Hedge Lane, 4^4 yards ; at the
almshouses in the parish of St. Anne's, 116 yards. (2) On mason's work,
amounting to 3,246 feet of highways and pavements- — in Church Lane,.
785 feet ; at the two doors at the east end of the church, 190 feet ; the pave-
ment in the old churchyard between the school-house to the steeple and on
to St. Martin's Lane, 960 feet ; the pavement by the stone stumps at the
west end and the pavement towards the middle door, 935 feet . the stone
steps in the old churchyard, 270 feet; the pavement and steps to the Lords'
gallery, 106 feet ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 21

Order for the churchwardens of St. James, Westminster, to make a rate
for repairing the highways ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 23

Order for the high and petty constables in the liberties of '\^'estminster
to require the inhabitants of the various streets, lanes, and passages to sweep
and cleanse before their several doors, and make and continue a free passage
in the kennels ; the names of such as fail to do this to be reported to the
Court p. 24

Ordered that the recognizances of William Glover and his sureties, John
Gisburne and James Douglas, be estreated at the next Quarter Sessions
unless cause is shown to the contrary. The charge against Glover was
assaulting and wounding Charles Read .. . ... ... ... ... p- 25

Order discharging John Cutler from his apprenticehood with Peter Keep,
basket-maker, of Knightsbridge, on the payment to Keep of 40/- . . . ^'Ind.

Order that the sum of ^3 y. id. due to Thomas Scrivener, late
constable of Hyde Park Ward, in the parish of St. Martin's, should be paid,
one-half by the churchwardens, &c., of St. Martin's, and the other half b}- the
churchwardens of St. James' ... ... ... ... ... ••• p. 26.

[Pages 27-30 blank.]



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Memoranda relating chiefly to recognizances and committals, pp. 31, 32

Alphabetical list of indictments ... ... •■■ •■• ••• P- 34

[Page 35 blank.]
Rough memoranda ... ... .•■ ••■ -•• •■- ■•• P- 3^

SESSIONS BOOK 580- JANUARY, 1701.

Jury panel ... ... ... ... •■• •■• ••• ••■ P- 3

[Page 4 blank.]

Indictments, recognizances, acquittals, &c. ... ... pp. 5-21

[Pages 22-34 blank.]

Order of reference to certain Justices (named) to inspect and examine
workmen's bills, for the repairing and cleansing a certain drain near St. Giles'
Pound, in the parish of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields... ... ... ... p. 35

Order for Henry Phipps, constable of the parish of St. Andrew's,
Holborn, to deliver to Walter Gwillin " a brown coloured sattin woman's
gown and petticoat and a white camblett woman's dust gown, both gowns
lined with silk, and the petticoat fringed, and a little paper bagg with some
knotted fringe in itt and two silver tipps for muggs," found by the said
Walter GwilUn, in June last, in the New Buildings in Red Lion Fields, near
Lamb's Conduit, and left in the hands of the said Mr. Phipps ; he, the said
Walter Gwillin, paying the charge of crying the goods and putting them in the
garret ibid.

Order to reimburse the late constables (named) of the parish of St. James',
Clerkenwell, money expended by them in passing cripples ... ... p. 36

Order to reimburse the late overseers (named) of the liberty of Saffron
Hill, Hatton Garden, and Ely Rents, in the parish of St. Andrew's, Holborn,
money expended by them during their office ... ... ... ... ibui.

Order concerning the settlement of Thomas Smyth and his three children,
John, Joseph, and Mary Smyth. The dispute is between the parishes of
St. Mary Matfellon and Stepney p. 37

Order for the constables of the parishes of St. James', Clerkenwell, and
St. Sepulchre's to deliver to Francis Gary and Judith his wife the several goods,
household linen and wearing apparel [specified] which were lately stolen from
them p. 38

Order to confirm an order to pay Plenry Hawley, esquire, treasurer,
money expended upon the repair of Chertsey and other bridges . . . ibid.

Order to reimburse the high constables of the hundreds of Ossulton,
Edmonton, and Gore, money expended by them in passing vagrants and
cripples ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 39

Like order for the hundreds of Elthorne, Spelthorne, and Isleworth. p. 40



Sessio//s Book 581 — March, 1701. 225

Order in a dispute between the parishes of Eahng and St. Saviour's,
Southwark, concerning the settlement of Hannah Emberson and her four
children, Hannah, AV^illiam, and Elizabeth Bews, and John Emberson.
The said Hannah Emberson was married in 1699 to John Emberson in
the Fleet Chapel, London, and in 1691 was married in the parish church of
St. Mary, Islington, to John Bews, who was apprenticed to Affon Garnet, of
the parish of St. Saviour's, Southwark, a perfumer of gloves ... ... p. 40

Order for an assessment to reimburse Thomas Atkins, of the parish of
St. Clement Danes, late overseer of the said i)arish, money expended by him
during his office ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 42

Order to deprive John Wilkinson, of Prescott Street, Goodman's Fields,
of his victualler's license, upon proof that he suffered tippling in his house
on the Lord's Day, &c. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Order to discharge John Elwich, linendraper, from taking a poor child,
apprenticed to him by the overseers of the hamlet of Mile End, in the parish
of Stepney ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 43

The like order for Arthur Bayley, merchant,
The like for Roger Jones, merchant.
The like for A\'illiam Heath, merchant,
The like for John Bromwell, merchant,
The like for Christopher Bendall, merchant,
The like for Francis Mingham, merchant,
The like for AVilliam Orton, merchant.
The like for Robert Nicholas, merchant,
The like for Charles Reevs, merchant,

all of Mile End Old Town ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 45

[Pages 46-54 blank.]
Miscellaneous memoranda as to indictments, &c. ... ... pp. 55, 56

[Pages 57-60 blank.]
Lists of names under New Prison and House of Correction ... p. 61

[Pages 62-67 blank.]
Alphabetical list of indictments ... ... ... ... ... p. 68

Alphabetical list of recognizances ... ... ... ... ... p. 70

SESSIONS BOOK 581— MARCH, 1701.

Jury panel p. 3

Miscellaneous memoranda as to indictments, acquittals, (Sec. pp. 5-25

Order for Thomas Fryer, former upper churchwarden of St. John's Parish,
Wapping, to be paid the amount due to him ... ... ... ... p. 27

Order that .Andrew Bargrave and John Jarman, former overseers of the
poor in the division of Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden, and Ely Rents, St. Andrew's

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Parish, Holborn, deliver up to certain Justices an account of all " money by
them received, and rated, and assessed, and not received, and of all other
things concerning their said office " ... ... ... ... ... p. 28

Order as to the settlement of Ann, wife of Edward Casse, and one
child. The dispute is between the parishes of Hadley and High Barnet.

p. 29

Order for the discharge of Francis, son of Elizabeth Wheyman, widow,
apprenticed to Michael Weymouth, of Limehouse Hamlet, fisherman. p. 30

Order for the discharge of John Crockwell, apprenticed to James Curtis,
late of the parish of St. Clement Danes, cook ... ... ... ... p. 31

Order for the discharge of John Kirkby, apprenticed to Thomas Leving,
stationer, who kept a shop in Gray's Inn, Holborn ... ... ... p. 32

John Pingally, otherwise Gill, convicted as a cheat, is fined 3/4. He is
ordered " to be stripped naked from the middle upwards and publicly whipped
at a cart's tail until his body be bloody ... in and through the whole length
of Dean Street," in St. Ann's Parish, within the liberty of Westminster. He
is remanded to Newgate until he undergo the punishment, then to be delivered,
paying his fees, 17/6 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

A letter, dated Council Chamber, at Kensington, the i6th of March,
i7oo[i], from six Lords of the Council to the Justices of the Peace, requiring
orders to be issued to the constables and others to use their endeavours to
capture all deserters from the Fleet ; and for their encouragement in this
service, each constable who shall, by the 28th instant, put on board any of the
King's ships or tenders " any such persons fit for service at sea," shall receive
an allowance of \o\- per man \yide Sessions Book, No. 529, p. 33] ... p. 33

Francis Watson, convicted for a notorious conspiracy and misdemeanour,
is fined 3/4, and ordered to be stripped naked from the middle upwards, and
publicly whipped at a cart's tail until his body be bloody, from the Bars in
the parish of St. Mary Matfellon, otherwise Whitechapel, " to and over against
the church in the same parish, and back again from the church to the Bars
aforesaid." He is committed to Newgate until he undergo the punishment,
then to be delivered, paying his fees, 17/6 P- 34

Daniel Hayes, convicted of being a cheat, is fined ^20. He is to be
stripped naked from the middle upwards, and publicly whipped at a cart's tail
until his body be bloody, from Temple Bar to " Chaireing " Cross, and to find
.sufficient sureties for two years, and for his appearance at the next Sessions
after the end of the two years. He is remanded to Newgate until he pa)'
the fine, undergo the punishment, and find such sureties ; then to be delivered,
paying his fees, 17/6 ... ... ... ... ... ... •■• ibid.

Order requiring all constables and others " to be very diligent " in their
search after persons keeping disorderly houses, and " such as haunt the same,
and more particularly music houses, which tend only to the debauching of
])ersons frequenting them." The said constables are to bring before the
f ustices " all such profane swearers, cursers, drunkards, and profaners of the
Lord's Day as they shall hear, or be informed of, that they ma)- be dealt with
according to law." Better returns are expected than have been formerly
made P- 35



Sessions Book 583 — Jjtfy, 1701. 227

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

PP- 37, 38
[Pages 39-42 blank.]

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

Alphabetical lists of names, headed " Calendar of indictments and
calendar of recognizances " ... ... ... ... ... pp. 44-47



SESSIONS BOOK 582— APRIL, 1701.

Jury panel ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 2

Memoranda of recognizances, &c. ... ... ... ... p. 3-21

[Pages 22-32 blank.]
Memoranda relating chiefly to recognizances, committals, &c. pp. 33-35

Certificate of Joseph Read, teacher of a congregation of dissenters in
Little Newport Street, Westminster ... ... ... ... ••• P- 35

Alphabetical list of indictments ... ... ... ... ... P- 36

Rough note ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 3S

SESSIONS BOOK 583— JULY, 1701.

Jury panel ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 5

Memoranda relating to recognizances, &c. ... ... pp. 7-22

[Pages 23-28 blank.]

Order concerning the settlement of Eleanor Witherly at St. Martin's-in-
the-Fields ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 29

The petition of John Andrew Hanckwits and Ann Walters, for the return
of goods seized in their house as stolen property, referred to certain Justices for
settlement. The petitioners had been acquitted of breaking into the house of
Peter Hall and carrying away a great quantity of goods belonging to Margaret
Pammell, and Hanckwits had also been acquitted of stealing 18 yards of gold
lace from Edward Chamberlaine, and 20 ounces of silver lace from Alexander
Mewer ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 30

Order for the auditing of the accounts of William Turner, churchwarden
of St. John's, Wapping, by two of the Justices ... ... ... ... p. 31

On the report of certain Justices who had been appointed to consult with
able workmen as to Hicks Hall, the Court directed that Mr. George Jackson
take down the two end windows in the dining room there, and set up, in the
best workmanlike manner, two new upright sash windows of the best glass
in the place and stead thereof, and his bill is to be referred to the judgment
of Richard Ryder. He is directed to view the cellar of Hicks Hall and to-

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report at the next Quarter Sessions how best to repair it. The Justices reported
that it was impracticable to continue the windows in the same form and to
refix the coats of arms entire in each window ... ... ... ... p. 32

Order for adjourning the appeal of Mile End New Town concerning the
settlement of Thomas Smyth with Joseph and Mary, his children, to the next
Sessions ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Similar adjournment concerning the settlement of James Vandevell, his
wife and three children ... ... ... ... ... ... •■• P- 33

[Pages 34-48, 50, 51, 53-58 blank.]

Memoranda relating to recognizances, committals, &c. ... pp. 49, 52

Names of persons in the New^ Prison ... ... ... ... p. 59

Alphabetical list of indictments ... ... ... ... pp. 60, 61

Alphabetical list of recognizances ... ... ... ... ... p. 62

[Page 63 blank.]
Rough memoranda, &c.

Margaret Woolaston, at " the King and Queen," in Gray's Inn Lane,
licensed to keep an alehouse ... ... ... ... ... ... p. 64

SESSIONS BOOK 584— JULY, 1701.

Jury panel ... ... ... ... ... ... ••. ••• P- 2

Writ p. 3

Indictments, recognizances, acquittals, &c. ... ... pp. 4-24

Order for raising ;^i3o for repairing the highways of St. Ann's, West-
minster ... ... ... ... ... ••• ... ••• ••• P- 25

Order appointing Martin Ryder, esquire, chairman of the present Sessions.

p. 26

Order prohibiting Justices' clerks soliciting business at the Sessions.

ibid.

Order for certain Justices of the Peace to obtain leave from the Dean
and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westminster, to set up and



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