The certificate for John Head of Easton, Wiltshire, Hilary 1648

We whose names are here vnder written doe humbly certifie that yo[u]r petic[i]oner is an honest poore man and on hath serued the state faithfull [sic.] in all p[er]formances soe far as wee euer heard and that both hee and his whole family haue had a long and tedious sicknesse, wee recom[m]end him to yo[u]r serious thoughts & are ready to doe you o[u]r best seruices.

Fran[cis] Peckstone Curat of Easton

John Clearke

William Mist

James Mist husbandman

John Wiatte

Agusten Batt

Michaell Clarke Jun[io]r

Agusten Batt

Michaell Clarke sen[io]r

Thomas Millington

John Head

Edmund Head

The Controuler his Clarke

Richard Deane

your maister guner

William Guterege

Key Facts

Date of certificate


Name of petitioner

John Head

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    County of Wiltshire (exact location undefined/uncertain)

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

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