The petition of Ellin Haslome of Bolton Le Moors, Lancashire, Epiphany 1653

To the right wor[shi]p[fu]ll the Justices of the peace assembled at [illegible] the Sessions holden att Manchest[e]r

The humble petition of Ellin Haslome of Boulton in ye Moore

Sheweth That yo[u]r petitio[ne]rs first husband was slayne in ye parliam[en]ts service and left one Child now aged Eight yeres As by yo[u]r petitio[ne]rs may Certific[a]t[e] will appeare. Now yo[u]r petitio[ne]r as shee verelie beleiveth through some mistake in name, is Impedited off her pay w[hi]ch form[er]lie shee hath received, And therefore is Forced to sollicitt yo[u]r wor[shi]ps in ye behalfe of her Child, that it may receive what is & hath bene it former due as well as others doe in ye same nature Otherwise yo[u]r poore petitio[ne]r is in noe wise able to maynteine.

May it please yo[u]r good wor[shi]ps to consider yo[u]r petit[ione]rs condic[i]on in grantinge order For releife of the Child And yo[u]r petitio[ne]r as in duetie bound shall now & euer pray &c.

{Refe}rred to Mr Gilliam & {Mr} Holebrooke

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Ellin Haslome

Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Manchester (Manchester Parish), Lancashire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

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