‘Upon the petition of William Hobbs of Chepping Wycombe in this County shewing that he was a souldier under his late Ma[jes]tie King Charles the first and also under King Charles the second both by sea & land in the Warrs ag[ains]t the Dutch & is now old & unable to maintaine himselfe & family by his owne labour which is confirmed by the certificate of the Mayor of the Burrough of Chepping Wycomb aforesaid & other Credible testimonies.’ The court considered him an object of charity and ordered him a pension of 40 s. per annum, as well as 2 s. 6 d. to pay the Clerk of the Peace for a copy of this order. His petition and certificate were to be filed with the records of this Sessions.
Record of payment
- Buckinghamshire Quarter Sessions, Aylesbury, 19 April 1694
Payment made to
- Occupation unknown
Place of residence
- High Wycombe (Chipping Wycombe Parish), Buckinghamshire