The petition of Ann Wallis, Nottinghamshire, 2 April 1647

To the Hono[ura]ble Comm[it]tee of Parliam[en]t att Nottingham

The humble petic[i]on of Mrs Anne Wallis.

Humblie sheweth

That whereas yo[u]r petic[i]oner is a widdowe in great distresse by the losse of her Sonne at Edge hill Battle who by his labour gott her a liueliehood beinge a man that was verie faithfull & zealous in the Parliam[en]ts Service, and yo[u]r poore petic[i]oner beinge nowe to trauell to London to the Parliament.

Humblie prayes that this hono[ura]ble Comm[it]tee wil bee pleased to take her case into considerac[i]on and to graunt her something of her towards the bearinge of her Charges thith[e]r.

And as most bound shee will euer pray &c.

2 April 1647

Mr Hough Pay ten shillings to Mrs Anne Wallis above named in p[ar]te of monies due to her late sonne for his pay and this shall be yo[u]r war[ran]t. Given vnd[e]r o[u]r hands the second day of Aprill 1647.

Jos[eph] Widmerpole

Nicho[las] Charlton

Rec[eive]d ten shillings of Mr Hough for vse of Mrs Wallis.

John James

Key Facts

Date of petition

2 April 1647

Name of petitioner

Ann Wallis

Type of petitioner

Other Dependant

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • County Committee
    City and County of Nottingham

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity 10s
    Pension No Pension
    Frequency No Pension

Petition signature

Not Applicable

Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Edgehill, 23 October 1642

Places mentioned

  • London (capital of England)

People mentioned

Archive information


The National Archives

Shelf mark

SP 28/240/II, fol. 732