The petition of David Thomas of Llanllechid, Carnarvonshire, 1660

To the R[igh]t Wor[shipfu]ll the Justices of peace for the County of Caern[ar]von.

The humble petic[i]on of David Thomas of Llanellechid in the ye s[aid] [sic.] Com[itatus] yom[an];

Humbly sheweth

That he hath bin in the begininge of ye late vnhappie warrs pressed for a souldier to serve his late Ma[jes]tie amongst the number yen sent out of this County, in w[hi]ch service yo[u]r pet[itione]r rec[eive]d seu[er]all dangerous woundes as by seu[er]all p[ar]ts of his bodie app[er]eth wherby he is disabled to worke & get his lyvinge, havinge a wief & great chardge of Children to mayntaine:

May it therfore please yo[u]r Wor[shi]ps to Comiserate yo[u]r pet[itione]rs case, and to admitt him to the nu[m]ber of the maymed souldiers to be setled for this County, And yo[u]r peticon[er] shall euer pray &c.

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

David Thomas

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    County of Carnarvonshire (exact location undefined/uncertain)

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


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Places mentioned

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People mentioned

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Archive information


Caernarfon Record Office (Gwynedd Archives)

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