The certificate for Thomas Holman of West Rudham, Norfolk, 2 May 1655

To the right worshipfull to whome it may concerne be it known that Thomas Holman of West Rudham did serue in the state s[er]uice for the space of six yeares and vpward and haue receyved in that service much harme in his sight by reason whereof he is very vnable to worke as other pore men doe to gett his liuing and his wife aged threscore and ten yeares and vpward and theis his neyghbours of the towne of West Rudham whose names are heare vnder written ar desirous and willing that the sayd Thomas Hallman may draw beare as he haue formerly done there fiue or six yeares

May the second Annoq D[omi]ni 1655

Mat[thew] Robotham

John Danniell

Henry Clarke

John Winsent

Edward Clarke

Will[iam] Anger

Will[iam] Hawkins

the p[ar]ish Register

Rech[ard] [symbol: mark] Mann

Chr[istopher] [symbol: mark] Croth

Tho[mas] [symbol: mark] Davye

Referred to the Justices of the Court

To be lycensed


vij s. vi. d

Key Facts

Date of certificate

2 May 1655

Name of petitioner

Thomas Holman

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

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

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.7s.6d.
    Pension No Pension
    Frequency No Pension

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


Norfolk Record Office

Shelf mark

C/S 3 Box 42, Norfolk Quarter Sessions Rolls, 2 May 1655