The certificate for Roger Rogers of Royton, Denbighshire, 12 April 1664

These are to certifie that ye bearer hereof Seargeant Roger R[o]gers of Ruyton in the County of Denbigh was Seargeant of a foote Company vnder my Com[m]and in the service of his late majestye yt hee hath allwayes continued Loyall to ye beste of my knowledge or informac[i]on yt hee is poore and necessitus, not having wherewith all to subporte to himselfe his wife and family with five small Chilldren. I doe therefore make bold to recommend him and his Condic[i]on to the favor of ye Justices of peace of the said county for such penstion in respecte of his sayd service as they shall thinke fitt, out of the assessm[en]t of ye Maymed Souldiers.

Geven vnder my hand the 12th daye of Aprill 1664.

Ellis Sutton

19 April 1664

v s. quarterly.

Wee hoese names are herevnto subscribed doo testefy that the berar Sergeant Roger Rogers has beein vpon the Seruice of his late maiestye and euer since Continued a faiethfull and loyal Subiecte and that hee is very pooure and has fiue small Children and nothing to subsist withall but his dayly labor.

Ed[war]d Wynne

Ellis Jones

Dauid Lloyd

William Rouland

John Randle

Key Facts

Date of certificate

12 April 1664

Name of petitioner

Roger Rogers

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Ruthin (Ruthin Parish), Denbighshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension 5s
    Frequency Quarterly

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


National Library of Wales

Shelf mark

Chirk Castle MS B86/84