The certificate of Richard Kelshaw of Sprotborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, 7 April 1673

Wee whose names are here subscribed doe desire that Richard Kelshaw (of Sprodbrough of the Wapontake of Strafford & Tickhill) to be admitted Penc[i]oner in the stead of William Adams of Hampall lately deceased And that accordingly hee may receive his penc[i]on at the next Sessions at Rotheram, given vnd[er] our hands this seaventh day of April in the 25th yeare of his Ma[jes]ties Raigne Anno D[omi]ni 1673.

Godf[rey] Copley

Jo[hn] Kaye.

To the Treasurer for the Lame souldiers within the west Ridd[ing] of Yorke.

To be admitted int

Ponte[fract] sessions viii April 1673.

Allocatum p[er] An[num]

Key Facts

Date of certificate

7 April 1673

Name of petitioner

Richard Kelshaw

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Pontefract (Pontefract Parish), West Riding of Yorkshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension £0.0s.0d.
    Frequency Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • Rotherham (Rotherham Parish), West Riding of Yorkshire

People mentioned

Archive information


West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield

Shelf mark

QS, 1/13/4/6/16