The certificate for Thomas Peachy of Blackmore, Essex, 25 February 1678

Vpon ye Request of Thomas Peachy of ye Parrish of Blakemore in ye County of Essex: Labourer These may Certifie that ye said Thomas Peachy was at the Leagure of Colchester, in ye late Kings service: Charles of Blessed memory under ye Comand of ye Honourable Henry Farr Colonell, in ye Company of Steven Smith, and there was faith full, in the discharge of his duty, & in ye said service received severall hurts, w[hi]ch hath in a great measure disabled him, for the getting of a present subsistence. The said Peachy his Continuance was for ye whole space & time of ye Leagure.

<Feb[bruary] 25 1677/8>

Hen[ry] Farr.

Antho[ny] Godbold

Ri[chard] Stane.

Key Facts

Date of certificate

25 February 1678

Name of petitioner

Thomas Petchy

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Chelmsford (Chelmsford Parish), Essex

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Siege of Colchester, 13 June to 27 August 1648

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Essex Record Office

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