The certificate for Hellen Hoades of Wirksworth, Derbyshire, 26 April 1647

To the Right Wor[shipfu]ll his Ma[jes]t[ie]s Justices of peace assembled at the generall Sessions houlden at Derby [several illegible words]

These are to certify you that Anthony Hoades late husband to the Bearer hereof Hellen Hoades of Wirkesworth being sent for, as a pionere to Wingfeild Mannour by the Parliaments Commande for the vndermineing of the sayd Mannour house in August 1644 was there vnhappily shott to death leaueing behinde him his sayd Wife and sixe smalle children. Wittnes my hand the 26th day of Aprill 1647.

Key Facts

Date of certificate

26 April 1647

Name of petitioner

Ellen Hoades

Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • County Committee
    Derby, Derbyshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Assault on Wingfield Manor, 14 August 1644

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


The National Archives

Shelf mark

SP 28/226, fol. 500