The certificate for Harry ap Rees of Llanllechid, Carnarvonshire, 31 December 1660

To the Right wor[shipfu]ll the Justices of the peace of the County of Carnarvon.

Wee whose names are hearevnto subscribed being p[ar]is[h]on[e]rs of the p[ar]ish of Llanllechid & in the County of Carnarvon, Doe att the instante & request of of Harry ap Rees of Llanllechid afores[ai]d the bearer hearof humbly Certifie yt he in the tym{e} of the Reigne of the late Kinge, Charles of famous memorie oue[]r England &c was pressed ou{t} for the warres in Scotland & after to the warres in England att Edge Hill battle & diverse other places, whence he returned home wounded as is yet to be seene by the markes he beares, And soe wee Humblie rest, Dated the last day of December 1660:

Will[iam] Bulkeley

Richard Jeffreys

The markes of

Hary [symbol: mark] ap John

John [symbol: mark] Kadwaladr

Richard [symbol: mark] ap Rouland

Gruffith [symbol: mark] ap Richard

Key Facts

Date of certificate

31 December 1660

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Carnarvon, Carnarvonshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Edgehill, 23 October 1642

Places mentioned

  • Scotland

People mentioned

Archive information


Caernarfon Record Office (Gwynedd Archives)

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