The petition of Elis Cleg of Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Easter 1652

To the Right wor[shipfu]l the Justices of Peace & Quor[um] assembled att Sessions

The humble petic[i]on of Elis Cleg of Hud[e]rsfeild.

That in these late wars yo[u]r petic[i]on[e]r was a listed soldier vnder the Comaund of Capt[ain] John Chadwick for the service of the Parliam[en]t and in that service att the stormeing of Leeds yo[u]r petic[i]oner was sore wounded and lamed whereby hee is totally deprived of [word deleted] working for his owne manteynance whereby vnles p[ro]vision bee made for yo[u]r petic[i]oner is likly to endure great want.

In tender considerac[i]on whereof yo[u]r petic[i]on[e]r humbly prayes yo[u]r good wor[shi]ps to bee pleased to afford such allowance vnto him as by act of Parliam[en]t is appointed & sett down & yo[u[r petic[i]on[e]r will pray &c

To bee incerted in the list

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Elis Cleg

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

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Leeds, 23 January 1643

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Lancashire Archives

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