The petition of Adam Crompton of Salford, Lancashire, Michaelmas 1660

To his Ma[jes]ties Justices of Peace and Quorum att the Sessions houlden att Manchester

The humble petic[i]on of Adam Crompton of Salford

Humbley Sheweth

That yo[u]r pet[itione]r beinge a Souldier under the Com[m]and of Capt[ain] William Heawood in the Cheshire busienes and by horses was ridden ouer and thereby disinabled to worke for his liuinge and now is and euer since hath beene [illegible] in great want & necessity not beinge able to moue or goe and hath nothinge to releiue himselfe w[i]thall but by the charitie of louinge neighbo[u]rs

May it please y[ou]r wo[rshi]pps to take the sad and deplorable Condic[i]on of y[ou]r pet[itione]r into considerac[i]on and giue order that the Churchwardens and ouerseers of this p[ar]ish may giue vnto yo[u]r pet[itione]r allowance for maintenance accordinge to his necessity yo[u]r pet[itione]r lyinge vpon his bed not able to helpe himselfe

And yo[u]r pet[itione]r shall pray &c

Adam Andrew Crompton

Ch[urchwardens] & Ou[erseers] to Releeve

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Adam Crompton

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Manchester (Manchester Parish), Lancashire

Outcome of petition

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

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