The certificate for William Venner of Heavitree, Devon, 27 April 1663

These ar to certify, that the Bearer hear of William Venner of the Parrish of Hevytree is by reson of his woonds rec[eive]d (as by his peticion is mentioned) very much disinabled For the Gaininge of his Liuelyhoode ether for him selfe or famely hee haueinge rec[eive]d a shote in his lefte Knee & severall other cutes in his hands & fingers, with punctures & thrustes in other partes of his body, as witness my hand this 27th day of Aprill 1663.

Tho[mas] Chudleigh




W[illia]m Venner 20 s. p[er] Ann[um]

Key Facts

Date of certificate

27 April 1663

Name of petitioner

William Venner

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

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

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension 20s
    Frequency Annual

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


Devon Heritage Centre

Shelf mark

QS 128/60/1