The petition of Ann Hoades of Wirksworth, Derbyshire, 30 April 1647

<Derb[y] S[ession]s>

To ye right wor[shi]pfull his Ma[jes]ties Justices of peace

To ye ho[oura]ble ye Comittee for ye County of Derby.

The humble petic[i]on of Ann Hoades of Wirkesworth.


Yo[u]r petic[i]oners husband was by S[i]r John Gell Comanded, amongst many others, to bee a pyonere against Wingfeild mannor when it was beseidged, where hee was slayne, & left behinde him, yo[u]r petic[i]oner & six small Children destitute of meanes.

Yo[u]r petic[i]oner humbly prayeth releife and shee & her poore Children shall pray &c.

Aprill 30th 1647

Upon this Petic[i]on it is ordered that Mr Buxton Treasurer pay to the Petic[i]oner Two pounds towards her pr[e]sent releife

Geo[rge] Gresley

Tho[mas] Sanders

Edw[ard] Charlton

Rob[er]t: Eyre

Key Facts

Date of petition

30 April 1647

Name of petitioner

Ann Hoades

Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • County Committee
    County of Derbyshire (exact location undefined/uncertain)

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £2.0s.0d.
    Pension No Pension
    Frequency No Pension

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Assault on Wingfield Manor, 14 August 1644

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


The National Archives

Shelf mark

SP 28/226, fol. 244