The petition of Edward Jeinson of Wybunbury, Cheshire, 2 October 1660

Octob[e]r the 2d 1660

<County of Chester>

To the right wor[shipfu]ll the Justices of Peace of our Soveraigne lord the king for the County afores[ai]d assembled at their q[uar]ter sessions at Nether Knotsford.

The Humble petic[i]on of Edward Jeinson of Wibunbury in the County aforesaid

Humbly sheweth

That your petic[i]on[e]r in or aboute the yeare 1642 went out as a souldier vnder the Comand of Capt[ain] Richard Walthall and soe Continued in the late kings Ma[jes]ties warrs vntill the fight of Nasby where your petic[i]on[e]r amoungst many others was taken prisoner and there received greevous wounds whereby hee hath ever since beene disinabled to gayne himselfe a lively hood but hath lived vpon the Charritable benevolence of his Frends and others well disposed people

The pr[e]mises tenderly Considered may it please your wor[shi]ps to admitt your poore petic[i]on[e]r to be a pentioner w[i]thin this County and your petic[i]on[e]r as in duty bound will ever pray for your wor[shi]ps &c

Key Facts

Date of petition

2 October 1660

Name of petitioner

Edward Jeinson

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Knutsford (Knutsford Parish), Cheshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Naseby, 14 June 1645

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Shelf mark

QJF 88/3, fol. 29