The order for Ann Tompson of Claughton, Lancashire, 8 July 1651

Att a generall Sessions of the peace holden at Lancaster in the County of Lancashier vpon tuesday to witt the eight day of July Anno D[o]m[ini] 1651.

It is ordered by this Court that the Churchwardens & overseers of the poore within the parish of Tunstall shall forthwith for Notice hereof make provision for the manteynance & sustentacon of Ann Tompson of Haughton and her five smale Children by an assessment vppon the Inhabitants of the towne of Tunstall whose husband was prest for the said towne to goe for the service of Ireland and had noe meanes to leave to manteyne her & her Children and shall now allow them manteynance weekly according to their wants and necessities vntill the next sessions of peace here to bee holden or further order bee made herein or otherwise vpon Complaint made to any Justice of peace within this County a warrant shall bee awarded against them to take them bound to answer there Contempts at the next Sessions here to bee holden.

Provision for her & her 2 youngest ch[ildren] [illegible]

J Rigbye


Key Facts

Date of certificate

8 July 1651

Name of petitioner

Anne Tomson

Type of petitioner

Other Dependant

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Lancaster (Lancaster Parish), Lancashire

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

  • Tunstall (Tunstall Parish), Lancashire
  • Ireland

People mentioned

Archive information


Lancashire Archives

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